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Event Overview:

The WRLA Buying Show offers even more ways than ever for building materials suppliers and retailers to make great deals.

This two day Buying Show is one of the largest shows of its kind in Canada, with over 700 booths in 170,000 square feet and over 265 exhibiting companies.

Retailers in the lumber and home improvement industry from across Canada (including Northwest Territories, & Nunavut) will meet at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park in Calgary to; take advantage of the excellent deals, view new products, renew old friendships and make new ones, and enjoy the entertainment.  

Sorry, there is no more Free Lunch - Food for purchase is available in the exhibition hall

Exhibitor Information:

Why Exhibit?

The WRLA Buying Show is where retailers in the Western Canadian lumber and home improvement industry come to place orders with national suppliers and source new products. The Buying Show is your opportunity to build business. Don't miss out!

Retailers come ready to buy.
Show attendees come prepared to make a purchase decisions.

Showcase new products.
Demo and sell your new products as a highlight of the show.

Develop partnerships.
Build relationships with retailers and industry partners and grow your business.

Let the orders come to you.
Save on the costs of traveling sales people and let your customers come to you.

In order to exhibit at the WRLA Buying Show & Convention you must be a WRLA member.

About WRLA:

Serving the needs and promoting the common interests of the Canadian Lumber, building materials and hardgoods industry in Western Canada.

The Western Retail Lumber Association Inc. today is comprised of almost 1,200 member firms involved in the building supply industry in Western Canada. The WRLA represents the interests of members in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, NW Ontario, Yukon and Nunavut, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information in the industry.

Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the 2016 WRLA Buying Show - Western Retail Lumber Association.

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Conference/Event Dates: 01/20/2016 - 01/22/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 01/21/2016 - 01/22/2016
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Thurs, 8am-4:30pm; Fri, 8am-3:30pm
First Move-In Date: 01/19/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Architecture & Construction, Associations: Trade / Professional, Building & Construction, Business, Design Services, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 2,850
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Retailers in the Lumber and Home Improvement Industry
Venue: BMO Stampede Centre
Venue Phone: (403) 261-0531
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hyatt Regency Calgary
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:265+ / 700+ Booths (2015) (Previous Year)
Event Square Footage:170,000 (2015)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA)
Show Manager:GES
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Each year we are pleased to offer you this opportunity to increase your company's strategic position and become "top-of-mind" with retailers. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $1,000 to $20,000. Each category guarantees the sponsor profile, recognition, and access to attending retailers.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' Inside Booth $1,400 + GST   Electricity: Yes One electrical outlet included in the booth fee.
10' x 10' Endcap Booth $1,600 + GST   Water: n/a
In order to exhibit at the WRLA Buying Show & Convention you must be a WRLA member.   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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