My Marketing

To reach and sell to the thousands of qualified buyers that come to the Alberta Gift Fair – during the show and year-round – you have a number of marketing tools at your disposal.

 

Alberta Gift Fair Guide

Alberta Gift Fair Guide
The printed guide is distributed at the Alberta Gift Fairs (February and August). Advertise to create awareness for your company, products and booth location.

Spring 2019 Buyers' Guide Advertising Form
For more information, contact Marja Mikkola at 416.642.1052 or 800.611.6100 ext. 1052. Email: mmikkola@cangift.org

 

Wine and cheese

Wine & Cheese Event 
On Monday, February 25, the Alberta Gift Fair will bring the wine, if you'll order the food. Your selection will be delivered to your booth by Edmonton Expo Centre staff at 3 p.m. The more exhibitors that participate the greater the success. 

 

Referral Rewards Program

Referral Rewards Program 
Exhibitor referrals have always been a valuable part of the Alberta Gift Fair’s growth. We will be rewarding you for introducing new businesses to the Alberta Gift Fair. For more information contact Marja Mikkola, Business Development – Trade Fairs at mmikkola@cangift.org or 800.611.6100 ext 1052.

 

Invitations

Invitations
Promote your participation in the show to your customers for free! Customize an evite with your booth and company information and email it directly to your buyers or copy a customized banner onto your print or digital marketing materials.

 

Social Media

Social Media
We are looking for opportunities to help boost your sales by showcasing your company and products on CanGift’s social media including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Connect with Nicole Hilton at nhilton@cangift.org and send her your news and high-resolution product photos. Plus, read our social media tip sheet about how you can maximize your online marketing while you're at the show this summer.

 

Media Kits

Media Kit
Get free media exposure at the Alberta Gift Fair by submitting a Media Kit. Click here for a step-by-step guide on what to include in your media kit. Please send digital submissions to nhilton@cangift.org. If you’d like to provide product samples or printed copies of your Media Kit for attending media, please bring them to the Show Office during set up or to the Media Room during show hours. For further information please contact: Nicole Hilton at nhilton@cangift.org.

 

Product Preview

Product Preview
Submit your product photos to be considered for display on the Alberta Gift Fair’s Product Preview web page! All images should be high resolution JPEG or TIFF files. Contact Alison Salman for more details at asalman@cangift.org.

 

First Look Gallery

First Look Product Gallery
Highlight your new and exciting product in the First Look Product Gallery! During move-in, bring your product to the show office in Hall F and our merchandisers will label it with your company name and booth number and incorporate it into the showcase.

We will not accept any merchandise after 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

 

Product Locator

Product Locator
This tool helps retailers find products and supplier information year-round online. It's also the main tool buyers use to pre-plan their visit to the gift fairs. Listings in the Product Locator are unlimited and include a link to your site.

 

Best Booth

Best Booth Awards
The Best Booth Awards are designed to recognize creative booth designs and product displays. Winning companies are chosen in two categories — Best Booth and Best New Exhibitor — and receive a custom-made plaque.