SAVE THE DATE: FEB 25-27, 2018
ENERCARE CENTRE, TORONTO, ON

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EXHIBITOR FAQ

What are the dates, hours and location of RC Show 2018?

February 25, 10:00am-5:00pm
February 26, 10:00am-5:00pm
February 27, 10:00am-4:00pm
RC Show is held at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place in Toronto

How can I reserve a booth for the RC Show 2018?

Fill out the online application here.

What is included with my booth?

8’ Back Draping and 3’ Side Draping
Exhibitor Badges
Material Handling/Drayage
Light Nightly Booth Cleaning
A Listing in the Printed Show Guide (must be registered before Dec. 31, 2017)
Access to Dishwashing Stations

Do I need insurance?

Exhibitors must contact their insurance agent and secure all necessary coverage for all eventualities in respect to
participation in the RC Show. This includes Products/Completed Operations Liability coverage. Coverage should cover the days during the move-in, show dates, and move-out period.

All exhibitors should have RC Show additionally insured on their insurance certificate. All exhibitors MUST submit a copy of their Certificate of Insurance to Show Management as well as have a copy in their booth.

Insurance forms can be found in the Exhibitor Services Kit section.

How many badges do I receive for booth personnel?

6 exhibitor badges per 10x10 (maximum 24 badges).

How do I register badges for booth personnel?

Click on the link that’s in the Exhibitor Services Kit – Exhibitor Badges section.

Are there any exceptions to the booth height regulation?

Linear booth – 8ft
End-cap booth – 8ft
Perimeter booth – 12ft
Peninsula/Split Island booth – 16ft
Island – 16ft

Under no circumstances should you contract for design or construction of an exhibit without prior approval from RC Show Management. Sketches must be submitted well in advance of show dates. Show Management at its sole discretion may allow exceptions.

Can I use a credit card to pay for my booth space?

Yes, click here to login to your Exhibitor Console and select My Account to ‘Pay Invoice’.
Your password is a series of numbers and letters.

How can I pay/view my balance for the RC Show 2017?

Click here to login to your Exhibitor Console and select My Account to ‘Pay Invoice’.
Your password is a series of numbers and letters.

How do I log into the Exhibitor Console?

Click here to login to your Exhibitor Console using your password, which is a series of numbers and letters.

When will exhibitor registration open for RC Show?

Typically, we accept returning exhibitor applications at the show and offer first right of refusal
commitment until May 31st.

When are the move in/out dates?

Move-In Dates:
Thursday February 22 8am – 6pm
Friday February 23 8am – 6pm
Saturday February 24 8am – 6pm
Move-Out Dates:
Tuesday February 27 4pm – 10pm
Wednesday February 28 8am – 4pm

Show floor must be completely clear by Wednesday February 28 at 4pm

How do I order services for my booth?

Please check the Exhibitor Services Kit page for all services order forms.

How do I become a sponsor for RC Show?

Contact Brenda Halkiw at bhalkiw@restaurantscanada.org or 416-649-4228 to discuss a customized sponsorship packages
or promotional opportunities.

What is the Temporary Food Establishment Package?

It is an application found in the Exhibitor Services Kit to be completed in advance by every food vendor and returned to the Toronto Public Health.
ATTN: Irena Venger by Fax: 416-338-1643 or Scan/Email: ivenger@toronto.ca

Do you have hand-washing kits for sale?

Yes, we sell hand-washing kits in our Show Office on-site located in Salon 106. Cost is $40.

Do I need to apply for a Special Occasion Permit?

RC Show applies for and obtains a Special Occasion Permit for the duration of the event. We will post a copy in the Exhibitor Services Kit, as well as email all exhibitors who have indicated Alcohol Sampling on their application as well as hand out a copy on-site at the show.

Where can I order ice for the Show?

You may order ice through Spectra. The order form can be found on the Exhibitor Services Kit page.

Is there any storage at the Show?

We do not have storage at the show. However, if you have something valuable that you would like to store in the Security Office located in Salon 108A, you may do so.

Are there any dishwashing stations?

We have three dishwashing stations. One is located in Hall A behind the Innovation Experience, another one located in Hall B behind South “wall” curtain as well as one located in Hall C outside of the Bar & Beverage washrooms.

How do I order cooler/freezer storage?

Cooler/Freezer storage is available at a cost. You can find the order forms listed in the Exhibitor Services Kit.

What can I do with my leftover food items after the Show?

We have arranged for the food bank to collect leftover food as donation at 4pm on the last day of the show. Any items left
in the reefer trucks will be donated on Wednesday February 28.

Is there coat check?

Yes, there is coat check next to the Registration counter in the Galleria at the Enercare Centre.

Will Wi-Fi be available at the Show?

Yes, we have complimentary Wi-Fi for all attendees and exhibitors.

How do I make hotel and flight arrangements?

We have made special arrangements to offer reduced room rates as well as discount on flights during RC Show 2018. Visit our Travel page.

Are children allowed on the show floor?

Absolutely no babies or children allowed on the show floor at any time. This is a 19+ event; no exceptions.

How do I become a RC Member? What are the benefits?

You can sign up online here.

How do I register for the Breakfast With Champions event?

You can register for this event and all RC Hospitality Week events through show registration site. Register for your exhibitor badge and choose ADD EVENTS to select the events you would like to attend.

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INCLUDED IN BOOTH RENTAL

  • 8' back draping plus two 3' high draped side rails (except Islands & peninsulas)
  • Booth number decal on the aisle carpet in front of your booth
  • General overhead venue lighting
  • Sanitary dishwashing facilities
  • Listings in RC Show Guide and RC Show website

Show Colour Scheme

General Show - Black drape, red aisle carpet
Flooring/Carpet is mandatory and not included with booth cost. May be ordered through FREEMAN.

Design Regulations

Review the design regulations for your booth.
Island and Peninsula floor plan designs must be approved. Submit your floor plans by January 1st for approval.

Utilities

All costs associated with utilities are the exhibitor’s

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