OAFC 2021 - Exhibitors

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show week of April 26, 2021


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and provincial/municipal restrictions, we are hosting this year's event virtually.  We will miss this annual gathering of our members, colleagues and friends and look forward to the day when we can meet again safely, in person.  

About

Year after year, the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Conference and Trade Show has proven that it is the must-attend event for fire and emergency services in Canada! 
 
The OAFC Trade Show is integral to the conference, allowing equipment and service providers to connect with all levels of fire service personnel in Ontario's $1-billion fire and emergency services market.  It continues to be one of the highest rated components of our annual event.  According to a 2019 delegate survey, 95% of responses indicated that next to the educational component, the Trade Show is one of the most important elements of the conference.
 
The OAFC Trade Show is the largest and most successful gathering of fire service manufacturers and suppliers in Canada, offering trade show attendee’s direct access to your sales team to maximize product exposure and corporate visibility. 

Exhibiting at the OAFC Trade Show helps you elevate your brand's profile, provides invaluable networking opportunities, obtain important leads,  and generate sales to fire departments who use this. Don’t miss your opportunity to exhibit at the premiere marketplace in Canada for fire and emergency services!
 

Why Participate?

  • Connect with the Right people

  • Promote your brand

  • Maintain competitve edge

  • Get new leads and customer data

  • Foster customer relationships

Who Attends?

Connect with ALL members of the fire service!  Fire chiefs, deputy chiefs, assistant fire chiefs, district chiefs, division chiefs, platoon chiefs, station chiefs, chief training officers, training officers, mechanical officers, communicators, public educators, captains, firefighters, administrative personnel, members of municipal councils and government officials. 
 

Trade Show Highlights

  • Nowhere in Canada will you have such a large gathering of fire service leaders and personnel all under one roof.
  • Network with your customers!  Exhibitors can attend conference keynote sessions.
  • Sponsorship and marketing opportunities are available to capitalize on your company’s investment in exhibit space by extending your branding beyond the booth.

How Else Can I Get Involved?

Are you looking for exposure and sales opportunities beyond your trade show booth? Maximize your involvement with the OAFC and its members with one of the following options:
 

Why become an Industry Member?

Industry members get discounted rates at OAFC Virtual 2021 event  and first opportunities for sponsorship/marketing opportunities.  In addition, Industry members are included in our online directory, receive an Ontario Fire Department Directory, a set of complimentary fire department mailing labels and more.  Most important, Industry membership helps support the fire service in Ontario through our programs, initiatives and advocacy. Contact the OAFC for more information on becoming and industry member.


Participate in one of the many Sponsorship Marketing Opportunities

Capitalize on your investment in exhibit space by extending your marketing message beyond the booth. Each year the OAFC offers a selection of sponsorship opportunities that help maximize product exposure and corporate visibility at our conference and trade show.  With hundreds of chief fire officers attending the conference, sponsors can leverage their brand with an elevated profile.  We love to work individually with companies to discuss ideas and customize your sponsorship to ensure your return on investment.  Contact the OAFC to see how you can leverage your brand at OAFC 2021.
 

A special thank you to the following organizations for the support of

OAFC 2020, and the fire service in Ontario!

Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Sponsor
Memorial Reception Sponsor
Trade Show Cafe Sponsor
Delgate Bag Sponsor Delegate Gift Sponsor Lanyard Sponsor
Memorial Service Sponsor Coffee Break Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Prize Sponsor
Trade Show Front Entrance
Welcome Sponsor
Training Track
Speaker Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Prize Sponsor

 

 

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show week of April 26, 2021

Trade Show Exhibitor Prospectus - Coming Soon

Please note that all exhibitors must agree to the terms and conditions set forth in the Exhibitor Prospectus upon registration.  

OAFC 2021 Date & Exhibit Hours

Coming Soon!
 
It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to ensure that virtual booths are open and staffed between the show hours. 
 

OAFC 2021 Location

Virtual
 

OAFC 2021 Show Management

Kris Newton, Trade Show Manager
Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs
 

OAFC 2021 Trade Show Exhibit Options - Coming Soon

Booth Options
Deluxe Booth 
Member Rate: Coming Soon
Non-Member Rate: Coming Soon
Enhanced Booth 10x10
Member Rate: Coming Soon
Non-Member Rate: Coming Soon
All booths include name online & in delegate package


Cancellation by Exhibitor

There is an administrative fee of $500.00 for all cancellations.   In the event of a cancellation by an exhibitor after March 2, 2021, the OAFC Show Management shall retain the exhibit fee unless a suitable replacement exhibitor can be found to purchase the space.  All cancellations must be received in writing. No refunds will be given after March 2, 2021.
 

OAFC 2021 Conduct

The exhibitor agrees to use the said space solely for the display and/or sale of his product and/or service manufactured, distributed or sold as a bona fide sales agency (incorporated with the laws of Canada as such).
 
He/she agrees not to sublet, assign or share any part of the exhibit space with any other manufacturer; distributor; wholesaler; jobber; sales agency or person or to allow orders to be taken within the exhibitor’s space by any person other than the exhibitor’s own employees or agents.
 
 
Virtual Booths must be staffed at all times during the show hours 
 
Photographing another exhibitor’s virtual display is not permitted without consent of the exhibitor.  In addition, exhibitors are reminded that visiting other booths is by invitation only and are requested to observe this fundamental courtesy at all times.
 
Violation of any of the above mentioned conditions could result in the immediate cancellation of the exhibitor’s contract and all funds due or paid will be forfeited, and will result in immediate eviction from the show.
 
Terms and Conditions of Contract between the “Exhibitor” and the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs.  ("Management")
 
1. Management reserves the right to alter or change the space assigned to the Exhibitor. Management further reserves the right, at its sole discretion to change the date or dates upon which the show is held, or to cancel the show, and shall not be liable in damages or otherwise by reason of any such change or cancellation, other than to refund in full any amounts paid by the Exhibitor to Management.
 
2. The Exhibitor shall comply with all rules and regulations by Management for the show and agrees that Management’s decision to adopt and enforce any such rule or regulation shall be final and binding.
 
3. The Exhibitor is responsible for compliance with all applicable law, bylaw, ordinances, regulations, requirements, codes and standards, including those with respect to fire, safety, health and environmental matters and shall ensure that all equipment, materials and goods used by the Exhibitor so comply.
 
4. This contract may be canceled by either party provided written notice is received by the other by March 2, 2021, in which case all monies paid by the Exhibitors will be refunded less an administration fee of $500 per booth. If the Exhibitor cancels after such date, it will be responsible for the full contract price.
 
5. Management reserves the right at any time to alter or remove exhibits and to expel exhibitors or their personnel if, in Management’s opinion, their conduct or presentation is objectionable to Management or to other show participants.
 
6. Management reserves the right to cancel this contract and to withhold possession of the space or to expel the Exhibitor there from if the Exhibitor fails to comply with any terms and conditions of this contract or the show rules and regulation, in which case the Exhibitor shall forfeit as liquidated damages and not as a penalty all payments made pursuant to this contract, all without limiting Management’s other rights and remedies at law under this contract as a result of such failure to comply.
 
A downloadable/printable copy of the 2021 prospectus is coming soon.  Below please find the 2019 Post-Trade Show Report.
Downloads
Download a copy of the 2021 Trade Show Exhibitor Prospectus.PDF Coming Soon
 

 

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show - week of April 26, 2021

OAFC 2021 Trade Show Exhibit Fees - Coming Soon

Registration opens first to sponsors, then to OAFC Industry Members, then to 2019/2020 exhibitors and then it opens to any potential vendor.  The dates for registration are as follows:
 
  • Opens for SPONSORS ONLY: Coming Soon
  • Opens for INDUSTRY MEMBERS ONLY: Coming Soon
  • Opens for 2019/2020 EXHIBITORS: Coming Soon
  • Open to ALL POTENTIAL EXHIBITORS: Coming Soon
Booth Options
Deluxe Booth 
Member Rate: Coming Soon
Non-Member Rate: Coming Soon
Enhanced Booth 10x10
Member Rate: Coming Soon
Non-Member Rate: Coming Soon
All booths include name and booth number online & in delegate information.

Non-Profit Booth Requests

Each year the OAFC Trade Show offers a selection of complimentary booths to non-profit organizations who contribute in a positive way to the fire service. The complimentary booths are selected at the discretion of the OAFC. All requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will depend on available space.  Space is not allocated until April 1, 2021.

If you are interested in submitting a request for a complimentary booth, please complete the following form below
  http://www.oafc.on.ca/complimentary-booth-request-form
 

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show - Week of April 26, 2021

Prvious Trade Show Exhibitors

 

Company

 

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show - week of April 26, 2021

Sponsorship Opportunities - Coming Soon

 
Engage the customers you need to grow your business and show authority as a leader in the fire service by choosing to take part in a strategic sponsorship opportunity at OAFC 2021 Virtual Event.  Our sponsorship packages are powerful ways to build brand recognition, build personal connections, maintain customer loyalty, identify new markets and help achieve your marketing goals. Whether you choose one of our packages or, would like to create your own custom program to fit your specific return on investment, our sponsorship opportunities help you focus directly on your desired audience.  In addition, you can be proud to know that your sponsorship commitment goes to support the fire service in Ontario in helping our fire service leader's further advocacy efforts in regard to public and firefighter safety.
 
The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs programs are geared to everyone working in fire and emergency services, or a related sector.  Fire chiefs, senior fire officers, company officers, firefighters, training officers, communicators, public educators, fire prevention officers, airport rescue and firefighting personnel, mechanical officers, and municipal officials from across Ontario come together for professional development, networking and collaboration.  Attendees walk away with innovative information that covers all areas of the fire service, including technological advances, real-life fire incidents, navigating the political environment, public and life fire safety, management/leadership development and more.
 
OAFC 2021 Virtual Event is the largest of its kind in Canada and offers something for everyone in today's fire and emergency services. It is the must attend fire event of the year!
 
    


2021 Sponsorship Opportunities - Coming Soon


Sponsors of OAFC 2021 can be assured that the support they provide directly impacts the fire service in Ontario by helping the OAFC achieve important initiatives in firefighter and public safety.
 
As a sponsor of OAFC 2021 you can showcase your products and services to a targeted audience, through several different channels. To give you the best opportunity to promote your products and services, each sponsorship opportunity includes these benefits, in addition to the customized packaged items you will find in the next few pages:
 
  • Electronic copy of the registration list with contact details
  • Recognition in all OAFC  2021 e-communications leading up to the event
  • Recognition on the OAFC website with direct access to company website
  • Signage at OAFC  2021, specifically catered to your package
  • Use of OAFC logo as corporate partner. Upon creative approval by OAFC office

2021 Packages - Coming Soon!

 
If you are interested in sponsoring any element of OAFC 2021 Virtual Event or have a great idea for the event, please contact Kris Newton at kris.newton@oafc.on.ca , for more information The sponsorship package is available below for downloading.
ATTACHMENTS/DOWNLOAD
OAFC 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities.PDF - Coming Soon

 

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show - week of April 26, 2021

Thank you to our OAFC 2019/2020 Sponsors!

The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs and its members are indebted to the many sponsors who contribute year-after-year to our annual conference and trade show.  With their continued support, we are able to offer attendees excellent and informative guest speakers, entertaining evening functions, delicious refreshments, improved communications and continued development to services that the OAFC members rely on day-to-day.
 

We are truly thankful to the following companies and organizations for their support of our event in 2019!  

2021 information will be added shortly.

Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Association Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Sponsor
Memorial Reception Sponsor
Trade Show Cafe Sponsor
Delgate Bag Sponsor Delegate Gift Sponsor Lanyard Sponsor
Memorial Service Sponsor Coffee Break Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Prize Sponsor
Trade Show Front Entrance
Welcome Sponsor
Training Track
Speaker Sponsor
Networking "FUN
 Raising Night Prize Sponsor

 

 

 

OAFC 2021 Virtual Trade Show - week of April 26, 2021

Contact Us

Wow!  There is a lot of information on the trade show!  If there is something we didn’t cover on our website, or if you have any additional questions, please contact Kris Newton, Event & Trade Show Manager @ kris.newton@oafc.on.ca
 

We look forward to welcoming you to the OAFC 2021 Virtual Event!