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A great new season begins here!
Twice a year, an astounding array of the world's best home, gift and lifestyle resources converge at the Alberta Gift Fair, offering an incredible selection of merchandise in one convenient location. Our floor plan is conveniently categorized into four product categories: Made in Canada, Living, Style and Gifts etc.
You'll find something surprising in every aisle - top name manufacturers, innovative newcomers and cutting-edge designers. Featuring more than 700 exhibitors and over 11,000 retail buyers every year, this is the place where you can discover the finest mix of gift giving ideas from jewellery & fashion accessories to gourmet food, home décor and gardening, bath & body products, items both made by hand or manufactured in Canada, plus much, much more!
Our line-up of speakers will touch on some of the most important trend and business development issues today. You'll leave these sessions armed with useful ideas to take back to your store and to apply to boost your sales.
You will discover thousands of product lines and hundreds of possibilities!
JOIN WESTERN CANADA'S LARGEST GIFT FAIR - WHERE THE FUTURE OF RETAIL IS REVEALED
Is now a good time to spend money on exhibiting in a trade show? The short answer is YES.
Regardless of the economic conditions or competitive landscape, there are many tactics your business can use to ensure your success at the fair.
Here are a few great reasons why you should exhibit at the upcoming Alberta Gift Fair.
- Meet new buyers and build a quality database to generate sales:
61% of Alberta Gift Fair retailers are successful in discovering new companies at the show.
- Launch and sell new products at the fair:
71% of retailers come for the product selection.
- Develop a personal and direct relationship with your clients:
55% of retailers are looking for companies they already do business with.
- Let retailers use all five senses to gain a full appreciation of your product rather than a catalogue:
51% of Alberta Gift Fair retailers are successful in obtaining visual merchandising ideas.
- Raise your profile in the industry and add value to your brands:
The Alberta Gift Fair attracts over 15,000 retailers from across Canada. When you're not there, they notice.
Today, the Canadian Gift Association (CanGift) is the pulse of Canada's $10 billion giftware industry. Embodying the entrepreneurial instinct and spirit, the Canadian Gift Association is a national not-for-profit association dedicated to improving members' competitive capability and business effectiveness locally, nationally and globally. The association offers its 1,400 members (giftware wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers, importers and exporters) a portfolio of services that reduce the cost of doing business through discounts on freight, long-distance, banking services and group insurance programs. Other services include the Credit Interchange System (CIS), which provides members with a fast, inexpensive medium to check credit reports and the Export Ready Designation program which helps members in exporting, primarily to the United States.
Don't wait to register for the Alberta Gift Fair - Spring 2016. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.
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|Conference/Event Dates:||02/21/2016 - 02/24/2016|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||02/21/2016 - 02/24/2016|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||Sun, Mon, Tues, 9am-6pm; Wed, 9am-3pm|
|First Move-In Date:||02/18/2016|
|Primary Industry:||Wholesale / Retail|
|Other Industries:||Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Wholesale / Retail|
|Cost to Attend:||http://www.cangift.org/Giftshow/AB/Main.aspx?pid=Visiting_Registration...|
|Audience:||Specialty Retail, Chain, Department, Gift, Drug Stores, Home Furnishing /Decorative Accessory, Bed / Bath /Linen Stores, Book Stores, Bridal, Children's Gifts, Craft & Hobby, Dollar Stores, Florist /Garden, Gallery/Museum, Gift Basket, Kitchen Stores, Wholesalers/Distributors, Premium Incentive Buyers, Souvenir /Resort Shops, Gourmet Food, Stationery/Cards Stores|
|Notes:||The Alberta Gift Fair is a wholesale market (gift trade), open only to professional qualified retail buyers in the gift industry. This show is not open to the public.|
|Venue:||Edmonton EXPO Centre|
|Venue Phone:||(780) 471-7377|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Number of Exhibitors:||400 (Previous Year)|
|Event Square Footage:||522,200|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Show Owner:||Canadian Gift Association (CanGift)|
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|First 100 sq. ft.||$15.44 per sq. ft.||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|Second 100 sq. ft.||$14.35 per sq. ft.||Water:||n/a|
|Each 100 sq. ft. thereafter||$13.35 per sq. ft.||Generator:||n/a|
|Corners||$125 (on availability)||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Yes|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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