2020 PGA of BC Buying Show


The PGA of British Columbia is proud to announce that the Association's annual Buying Show will make its return to the Richmond Olympic Oval in 2020, taking place Wednesday, Oct. 14 and Thursday, Oct. 15. 

Since 2013, the Buying Show has featured industry exhibitors showcasing an array of products, including equipment, apparel, carts, accessories, golf balls, footwear, training aids, software, sunglasses, signage, and storage solutions, to name a few. The Buying Show serves as a one-stop-shop for all golf retailers throughout the province. Click here to view the list of exhibitors participating in the 2019 Buying Show. 

This event is attended by the majority of the PGA of BC membership, representing over 150 golf facilities throughout the province, making it the Industry's largest buying show in British Columbia. Please click here to view the list of golf facilities, retailers and organizations represented at the 2019 Buying Show.

The beautiful Richmond Olympic Oval is conveniently located five minutes from Vancouver International Airport and 20 minutes from both the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and downtown Vancouver. This facility boasts one of the most fascinating settings and meets all imaginable requirements of trade shows and exhibitions in the Metro Vancouver area. It is travel-friendly and ideally situated in a location that is conveniently accessible by all members and exhibitors. 

 

LOCATION

Richmond Olympic Oval
6111 River Road
Richmond, BC
V6X 3P8

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13
Partner Exhibitor Move-In: 10:00am - 11:00am
General Exhibitor Move-In: 11:00am - 5:00pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14
Show Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
PGA of BC Awards Reception: 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the River Rock Casino Resort

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15
Show Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibitor Move-out: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

 

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Exhibitor Registration is now open. CLICK HERE to access the exhibitor registration form. 

**Note: Should this event not take place due to COVID-19 impacts, registered exhibitors will receive a full refund.

 

BOOTH PRICING

Early Registration (May 4 - July 3)

Initial 10'x10': $1,300
Each additional 10'x10': $825

Preferred Partner rate

Initial 10'x10': $1,200
Each additional 10'x10': $775

Regular Booth Registration (July 4 - Sept. 11)

Initial 10'x10': $1,500
Each additional 10'x10': $975

Preferred Partner rate

Initial 10'x10': $1,400
Each additional 10'x10': $900

Please click here to view the 2019 Exhibitor list (subject to change)


BOOTH CONSTRUCTION
All 10’x10’ booths will be furnished with one (1) table, two (2) chairs, and access to one electricity outlet. No hard walls or of similar presence will be permitted. Breaches to this policy will be subject to the immediate removal by the PGA of BC and no refunds will be granted - No exceptions will be made. All exhibitors will be granted two (2) designated exhibitor passes per 10'x10' booth. Should you have any concerns with your booth, please contact Donald Miyazaki at donald@pgabc.org for prior approval.


IMPORTANT DATES

Early Registration:
Register by July 3 to receive reduced registration fees on booth pricing as listed above

Regular Registration:
Regular Registration will take place from July 4 - Sept. 11.

Cancellation Deadline:
Cancellations will be accepted until Sept. 11 with a full refund, less a $200 administration fee.

No refunds will be issued following the Sept. 11 cancellation deadline.


ATTENDEE INVITATIONS
The PGA of British Columbia Buying Show is a private show open to members of the PGA of BC, with invitations sent to the BC Golf Industry. Members of other PGA of Canada Zones, NCGOA, CSCM, BCGSA, and retail buyers at PGA of BC approved facilities are welcome to attend. Limited access is also available to unaffiliated retail golf buyers. Due to the sensitivity of information from manufacturers, no access will be granted to the general public.


ATTENDEE REGISTRATION
Attendee registration will open during summer months. Check back at a later date for more information. 

 

PARKING
Limited onsite parking is available in the Richmond Olympic Oval's General Parkade on a first-come, first-served basis. Rates are $2 per hour or $15 for the full day - please remember to take your ticket with you and pay prior to returning to your vehicle.

Once the lot is full, there is plenty of complimentary and pay parking locations within the proximity of the Richmond Olympic Oval. Please click here to view a map of the available overflow parking locations.


FLOOR PLAN
The event floor plan will be released the week prior to the Show. Exhibitors requesting specific placement on the show floor are advised that the PGA of BC cannot guarantee preferred booth locations. 

As a general reference for the floor plan configuration, please click here to view the 2019 PGA of BC Buying Show Floor Plan.


DRESS CODE
The PGA of British Columbia strongly encourages its members and guests to dress in Business formal attire.

Please note that the following attire will not be permitted by any attendee at the Buying Show and entry may be declined:

  • Denim
  • Shorts
  • Graphic t-shirts
  • Headwear

 

FORESIGHT SPORTS CANADA EDUCATION STAGE

The PGA of British Columbia, in partnership with Foresight Sports Canada, is proud to offer all attendees complimentary education sessions taking place at the Foresight Sports Canada Education Stage, located on the centre of the Show floor. These sessions offer Professional Development Program credit for PGA of BC members and cover topics of interest to all Golf Professionals and other industry stakeholders. 

The schedule and featured presenters will be made available closer to the event. 
 

SIMPLEPAY BUYING SHOW LOUNGE

The SimplePay Show Lounge provides a versatile space for attending Golf Professionals, exhibitors and retail buyers to conduct business, network and socialize with industry peers throughout the event. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available in the SimplePay Show Lounge.


SHOW SERVICES PARTNER


Show in Motion
21-8528-123 St.
Surrey, BC V3W 3V6
604.599.1440
Contact: Ms. Jaclyn Klassen
orders@showinmotion.com

The 2020 Exhibitor Services Manual will be made available at a later date. Please click here to view the 2019 Exhibitor Services Manual for reference.


LOGISTICS & FREIGHT FORWARDING PARTNER

YRC Reimer Freight
3985 Still Creek Ave
Burnaby, BC V5C 4E2
Office: 604.431.5212
Cell: 604.968.0908

Contact: Mr. Corey Crawford
corey.crawford@yrcfreight.com

Please click here for YRC Reimer Freight's Quotation Form


SIGNAGE & BRANDING PARTNER

Thunderbolt Sign can provide a variety of signage and branding solutions for your booth at the Buying Show and beyond. Its convenient location near the Richmond Olympic Oval makes it simple to pick up your order upon your arrival. Click here to see some of the products and services available through Thunderbolt Sign. 

Contact: Mr. Carl Rivera
604.644.6375
thunderbolt.van@gmail.com


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Increase your awareness by exposing your company through one of the PGA of BC's various Sponsorship Opportunities. For more information on how your company’s profile may be enhanced in front of the largest single annual gathering of golf industry buyers in British Columbia, please contact Donald Miyazaki, PGA of BC Executive Director, at 604-303-6766 or donald@pgabc.org.
 

PGA OF BC AWARDS CELEBRATION PRESENTED BY REPLAY GOLF SUPPLIES & TRIBAL


Please be sure to join us for the annual PGA of BC Awards Celebration presented by Replay Golf Supplies & Tribal, which is always a memorable evening spent honouring the incredible efforts and accomplishments of our members and partners over the past season. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the Whistler Ballroom at the River Rock Casino Resort following the close of Show hours. 

Check back for more information and ticket sales closer to the event. 

 

PREFERRED ACCOMMODATION

Accent Inn - Vancouver Airport Hotel
10551 St. Edwards Dr.
Richmond, BC V6X 3L8
604.273.3311
(8 minutes from Richmond Olympic Oval)

Room Rates at the Accent Inn - Vancouver Airport start at only $152/night (Regular Rate - $179) using our Corporate Code. To make a reservation, please click here and enter Promo/Corp ID "PGABC".
 

River Rock Casino Resort
8811 River Rd
Richmond, BC, V6X 3P8
(7 minutes from Richmond Olympic Oval)

A group block will be created at the River Rock Casino Resort for the Show. Check back for more information closer to the event. 


All Buying Show information subject to change without notice. For additional Show information, please contact:
 

Donald Miyazaki
Executive Director
PGA of British Columbia
donald@pgabc.org
604-303-6766

 

2020 PGA OF BC BUYING SHOW PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY: