Display your wares at the IPE. With over 200 vendors, we have a great variety of products and services for all guests to have an unique shopping experience. Many come to our fair to buy their favourite things such as fudge, mini donuts or big ticket products like tractors and hot tubs. The Armstrong Fair is an ideal place to promote your products and services. Commercial Exhibits and Concessional spaces include indoor and outdoor locations throughout the fairgrounds including booths in Hassen Hall and the Horticultural Hall.
Documents are available for download so you have all the information at your fingertips. Learn about indoor booths available for rent as well as large outdoor space available for you to showcase your products.
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Vendors are a long tradition and space fills quickly. Reserving a space is a great way to sell your products to a diverse group of fair goers. With about 150,000 attending, your business gets exposed to a great crosssection of people from the Okanagan, Shuswap, Thompson and various areas throughout western Canada and Northwestern United States.
Preparations for the 2016 Interior Provincial Exhibition are well underway! Remit vendor application forms to us soon. We start accepting applications in January and accept vendors up until fair time if space permits. For any questions or more information, please email us or call the IPE office at 250 546 9406
Armstrong Fair Vendor Information
(Please review the downloadable pdfs for full information)
Show hours are 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily. Grounds will open to the public at 7:30 a.m. daily. The allotment of space is at the discretion of Show Management. In all cases the Management reserves the right to reject or accept applications at any time. Vendor space is limited and is allocated at the discretion of the organizers. The space contracted is to be used solely for the Exhibitor whose name appears on this application and only for those products as listed on the Request for Space Application. Exhibitors must confine their exhibits and all other exhibit activities within their allotted space. This includes, but is not limited to, salespeople and demonstrators are prohibited from operating in the aisles or any other location other than said allotted space. No advertising material may be distributed from outside the exhibitor’s space.
For any questions or more information, please email us or call the IPE office
HOW TO RESERVE SPACE:
Complete the request for space application form, sign and return with a $300.00 performance bond.
HASSEN HALL, HORTICULTURE HALL & OUTSIDE BOOTHS SHOW HOURS:
Wednesday, August 31st - Sunday, September 4th 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. All booths must be staffed 30 minutes prior to opening.
GENERAL BOOTH INFORMATION FOR INSIDE COMMERCIAL:
All standard booths are draped. Booth sizes are as noted on the floor plan. The back wall is 8 feet high; the side dividers are 4 feet high. Each booth has 1-1200 watt duplex electrical service with the exception of Horticulture Bldg. which will still include two 65 watt flood bulbs for lighting. Lighting standards will be available for a nominal charge. Should you require help in outfitting your booth Central Display Tent & Rental Sales will be in attendance and can assist you with tables and chairs at reasonable rates. Phone Central Display Office (250) 561-7477 office or Sheldon after hours at 250-961-4006 or Fax (250) 561-7406 for details.
GENERAL BOOTH INFORMATION OUTSIDE COMMERCIAL:
If you are not bringing your own tent please contact our office at (250) 546-9406 and we will give you the name of the tent rental companies that we have under contract for this year. Booths placed on grass and food booths should have a sub floor in case of inclement weather.
There will be two - 5 day concession passes issued per booth, additional 5 day passes are available at IPE office for $35.00 each. You will receive one five day parking pass per booth, additional passes if available can be purchased at the IPE office for $8.00 per day rate. Overnight rate is $10.00 per vehicle, trailer or camping spot.
PROTECTION OF EXHIBITS:
The IPE shall use all reasonable precaution to ensure the safety of materials at the exhibition, but the owners themselves must take the risk of exhibiting them. All outside booths must be secured at night.
MOVE IN: ***PLEASE NOTE*** Change in set-up/move in times
All Inside booths:
Monday, August 29th from 4:00pm to 9:00pm and/or Tuesday, August 30th from 8:00am to 10:00pm and/or Wednesday August 31st 7:00am until 9:00am.
Outside Commercial Booths:
Monday, August 29th from 7:00am until 10pm and/or Tuesday, August 30th 7:00am until 11pm and/or Wednesday August 31st 7:00am until 9:00am
Will be limited to food concessions and vendors with difficult set-up or location that have been granted permission by management ONLY.