FireCon Trade Show

2017 FireCon Trade Show
September 7-8, 2017 
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario

FireCon is Northwestern Ontario's leading fire/rescue/EMS educational conference and trade show. FireCon is the ideal opportunity for your company to promote your products and meet leaders of the local emergency service departments. The fire service suppliers and truck manufacturers continue to be a major contributer to the success of FireCon.  
 
Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your product or service and support the fire & rescue service of Northwestern Ontario. 
 

Why Participate?

  • Reach the 250+ fire personnel from northern Ontario.
  • Contact new prospects, generate new leads and build relationships with fire service leaders from the north.
  • Promote your image and maximize your market exposure in the north.

How Else Can I Get Involved?

Are you looking for exposure and sales opportunities beyond your booth? Maximize your involvement with FireCon through one of our event sponsorship opportunities. To find out more, contact us!
 


 

2017 Trade Show Information

Date:  September 7 & 8, 2017
Location:  Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 555 West Arthur Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Trade Show Location:  Embassy & Regency Ballrooms.  Outdoor exhibit space is located outside the ballroom doors in the parking lot.
Trade Show Contact:  Laine Vella,
 laine.vella@oafc.on.ca or 905-426-9865 x224
 
2017 Trade Show Booth Fees
2017 Booth Rate
$650.00 + HST ($84.50) = $734.50
Additional Booth
$325.00 + HST ($42.25) = $367.25
Outdoor Space
Available to registered and paid exhibitors on a first come, first served basis.
ALL BOOTH FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
 
Supplier Name Badge Order Form and On-Site Contact
All exhibitors are required to submit their staff name badges for the show, as well as provide an on-site contact. Click the link below to submit yours now.

FireCon 2017 Staff Name Badge Order Form and On-Site Contact Information 
 

Trade Show Setup and Hours

 DATE
EVENT
TIME
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Trade Show Setup
9:00 - 16:30
Trade Show Hours
17:00 - 21:00
Opening Ceremonies
18:30 - 19:00
Hospitality Meet & Greet
19:00 - 21:00
Friday, September 8, 2017
Trade Show Hours
12:00 - 21:00
Trade Show Move Out
21:00
 

Important Exhibitor Information

Only one company can be hosted per booth.  If you have other supplier representatives, they must purchase a booth space on their own. Those exhibitors wanting outdoor exhibit space must first register a booth inside.
 
Please note payment in full is required to secure your booth space.  
 
An 8 foot table with 2 chairs will be provided for every booth.
 
Those exhibitors requiring additional power (more than 15 amps) will be charged accordingly.  It is the exhibitor’s best interest to come equipped with at least 30 feet of industrial extension cord.
 
Potential exhibitors missing the registration deadline will not be contacted.  You are responsible for your company exhibit space. 
 
SHIPPING INFORMATION
Please contact Krista Erven at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre directly at 807-476-2704 to arrange your shipment. Goods that need to be shipped prior to the dates of FireCon can be shipped to:         
                   
Victoria Inn
555 West Arthur Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5R5
Attention: FireCon Exhibitor
 
 
All questions regarding the FireCon trade show can be directed to Laine Vella, Events & Trade Show Administrator at 905-426-9865 x224 or by email to laine.vella@oafc.on.ca
 

 

2017 Trade Show Floor Plan

Click on the picture below to download/print the floor plan.

 

2017 Exhibitor List

Exhibitor Name
Booth #
Sani Gear Fire
1
ABC Fire & Safety Equipment Limited
2
ABC Fire & Safety Equipment Limited
3
ABC Fire & Safety Equipment Limited
4
Fort Garry Fire Trucks Ltd.
5
Muscular Dystrophy
6
Darch Fire
7
CRC Communications
8
ResQtech
9
ResQtech
10
TransCanada Pipelines
11
Fire Fighting in Canada/Firehall Bookstore
12
SPI Health & Safety  
13
Draeger Safety Canada Ltd.
14
Darch Fire
15
PPE Solutions Inc.
16
AVAILABLE
17
Canadian Safety Equipment
18
VFIS
19
Carriere Fire & Safety/ Safetek
20
A.J. Stone Co. Ltd.
21
A.J. Stone Co. Ltd.
22
Handy Hydrant
23
PPE Solutions Inc.
24
Provident Benefits 
25
M & L Supply Fire & Safety
26
M & L Supply Fire & Safety
27
Valley Fire Protection & Services Limited
28
Valley Fire Protection & Services Limited
29
Spectrum Telecom Group Ltd.
30
AVAILABLE
31
Impact Promotions/Uniform Pros
32
Dependable Emergency Services
33
AVAILABLE
34
Pro Fleet Care
35
Levitt Safety
36
Levitt Safety
37
Whelan Canada
38
AVAILABLE
39
Dependable Emergency Services
40
ALG Safety
41
Code 4 Fire & Rescue Inc.
42
Work Authority
43
Northern 911
44
Canadian Red Cross - Thunder Bay
45

 

Outdoor Displays Booth #
Fort Garry Fire Trucks Ltd. 1
ABC Fire & Safety Equipment Limited 2
Carriere Fire & Safety/ Safetek
3
Dependable Emergency Services 4
AVAILABLE 5

 


 

Host Hotel & Accommodations

Host Hotel: Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre
 

Over 1 million people visit Thunder Bay annually, and we know why. Thunder Bay has a natural majestic beauty that engulfs every visitor.  Outdoor activities, events, festivals and of course the friendly charm of all residents are all reasons to visit.
 
The Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre offers 15,000 square feet of convention space, specialty suites, an indoor pool, 3 storey high water slide, hot tub, and on-site dining. The Victoria Inn Thunder Bay is ideally located within walking distance of a large (National chain) grocery store, banking facilities and only minutes away by vehicle from all that Thunder Bay has to offer.
 
 
Location: 555 West Arthur Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Tel: 1-800-387-3331
 
Victoria Inn Thunder Bay rooms are furnished to exceed your expectations offering all the comforts of home. Our 110% Clean Guarantee promises, your guest room will be 100% clean or your room is free for the first night of your stay and you will receive a 10% savings on your next stay.
 
Our 182 guest rooms amenities includes, pillow top mattresses, premium bedding and including cotton linens and down duvet, mini refrigerators, coffee makers, work desks, 37” LCD televisions with premium cable channels, hair dryers and ironing boards with irons. Microwaves available upon request. As a guest of our hotel you will also have access to our complimentary wired and wireless internet services. Take advantage of our indoor pool with three storey waterslide, wading pool and hot tub.
 
2017 Room Rates: 
Standard Rooms: $128.00 plus HST
Pool Side Rooms: $133.00 plus HST
Jr. King Suites: $139.00 plus HST
Jacuzzi/Family Suite: $155.00 plus HST
 
Reservations:
To make a reservation, please contact the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre at 1-800-387-3331.  When booking, please refer to our group booking code 432907 or fax or email the following booking form to 807-475-8961 or frontdeskthunderbay@vicinn.com.  The deadline for booking at our group rate is August 30, 2017. Please note that reservations made online may not work for our group code.  All reservations are held until 4pm on day of arrival unless guaranteed with a major credit card.
 
 
Check in time is 3pm, Check out time is 11am.
 

Alternative Accommodations

 
Comfort Inn
Location:  660 W. Arthur St., Thunder Bay, Ontario P7E 5R8
Tel: (807) 475-3816
 
The Comfort Inn® hotel is conveniently located at the junction of highways 11/17 and West Arthur Street 1 km south of the Trans Canada Highway, providing easy access to Arthur Street MarketplaceThunder Bay International AirportConfederation College and Lakehead University.  
 
Included at the Comfort Inn - Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, continental breakfast, local calls, weekday newspaper and parking.  The Comfort Inn is steps from the Victoria Inn. 
 
2017 Room Rates: $149.99 +HST

 


 

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

Broaden your competitive advantage by increasing your credibility, image and prestige in sponsoring an event at FireCon 2017.
 
FireCon sponsorships are a powerful way to enhance your visibilty, attract new customers and show your strong support for fire and emergency services in northwestern Ontario.  By sponsoring one of the following events, or by working with our team to create a customized, package, you have an ideal opportunity to enhance your visibility and corporate image, highlight your products and services and gain access to new and existing clients.
 
Banquet Sponsor - $7,500
  • Table for eight people.
  • Trade Show Booth.
  • Signage on each table, the stage and throughout the event.
  • Five minute address to welcome attendees to the banquet.
  • Logo incorporated on banquet tickets.
  • Recognition on event materials and e-communications.
  • Recognition on website with direct access to company website.
  • Opportunity to provide marketing material in delegate bags.
Banquet Entertainment - $3,500
  • Table for eight people.
  • Signage on stage with entertainment.
  • Five minute introduction of entertainment.
  • Recognition on event materials and e-communications.
  • Recognition on website with direct access to company website.
  • Opportunity to provide marketing material in delegate bags.
Delegate Gift - $3,500
  • Co-branded delegate bag with your company logo and FireCon logo.
  • Provide marketing material in delegate bags.
  • Ten/fifteen minute delegate address in the leadership track (approx. 50 delegates)
  • Recognition on event materials and e-communications.
  • Recognition on website with direct access to company website.
Meet & Greet Reception – Thursday Evening - $2,500
  • Recognition and signage throughout event.
  • Provide marketing material in delegate bags.
  • Five minute welcome address/introduction to Meet & Greet at Opening Ceremonies.
  • Recognition on event materials and e-communications.
  • Recognition on website with direct access to company website.
Hotel Key Card - $2,500
  • Company branding specifically designed on every hotel key card.
  • Recognition on event materials, during event and included in e-communications.
  • Recognition on website with direct access to company website.
  • Opportunity to provide marketing material in delegate bags.
Lanyard Sponsor - $1,500
  • Co-branded lanyard with your company logo and FireCon logo.
  • Recognition on event materials and e-communications.
  • Recognition on website with direct access to company website.
  • Provide marketing material in delegate bags.
Looking for something more tailored? We would be more than happy to work with you to create a customized sponsorship. Contact us at 905-426-9865 or by email at info@firecon.ca
 
 

 

Contact

For more information regarding the FireCon Trade Show, please send an email to Laine Vella at laine.vella@oafc.on.ca or call (905) 426-9865 x224. Additional information about the FireCon Trade Show can be found on the 2017 Show Information Page.

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