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2023 BCFT Suppliers' Night

Suppliers & Networking, 2023.03

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Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre 4331 Dominion Street Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7 Canada

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Contact the organizer to request a refund.
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

BCFT is pleased to announce our 29th Annual Suppliers' night on Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2023. We are excited to return to the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre, central and convenient to both suppliers and attendees! This event is an exceptional opportunity for learning about new companies, products and services and networking with other R&D technologists, food scientists, purchasers and senior management from leading food and beverage companies within BC.

When: Wednesday Mar. 1, 2023, at 3:00 - 7:00 pm PST (table top set up starting 12:00 pm)

Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion St, Burnaby

Parking: free on-site parking

Tabletop Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $395.00 CAD, through Nov 30, 2022

Regular: $495.00 CAD, Dec. 1, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023

Last Minute: $695 CAD, Jan. 16, 2023 onwards

Included with Registration Fee:

A 6' × 2' table, A maximum of 3 representatives per table.

Due to safety reasons, electrical outlets are provided by the hotel and can be requested during online registration for $65/table. Power usage exceeding 1000 watts will need to be notified to BCFT as this may require extra power lines and charge.

Sponsorship: BCFT is offering partial sponsorship for various stations at the Suppliers' Night event. Sponsors can sign up during early bird registration till Nov. 30, 2022 and will be recognized in advertising posters, designated stations during the event, and BCFT monthly newsletters for January and February issues in 2022.

Additional options: To show our appreciation for your continued support and patience over these past few years, we are pleased to announce that we will be temporarily waiving the attendee registration fee for the 2023 event. Please note that while attendance is free, registration to the event is still mandatory for entry. As a supplier you may also invite your client and customers to register and attend the show. BCFT is pleased to provide letter sized advertising posters free of charge mail to you should you need them. Up to a maximum of 50 Generic Advertising Posters can be ordered at the time of registration. These are generic posters to be presented by suppliers to customers as an "announcement" of the event. Posters will be mailed out in January 2023. As attendee entrance is free this year, invitation postcards will not be available. Requests for invitation postcards will resume next year.

Rules for Exhibitors:

Displays must be limited to table top ONLY. Table size is 6' x 2'. BCFT reserves the right to request the modification or removal of non-conforming displays found at the event.

Permitted at table top displays: Educational sales literature, Samples of ingredients, additives or food products, Sales premiums, souvenirs, handouts, Instruments and/or equipment (if they can be self supporting and set on the table).

Prohibited at table top displays: Free standing floor displays, Table top displays that exceed 5 feet above the table.

No dismantling of the set is permitted before the end of the event. (Show hours are from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.)

Draw prizes are allowed - it is the responsibility of the supplier to draw and present their prize.

By completion of the Suppliers' Night registration, the exhibitor agrees to conform to the rules of the exhibition.

Refund Policy: There will be no refunds within 14 days of the event. Refunds prior from Feb. 1, 2023 to 14 days will be 50% of original payment. Refunds Jan. 31, 2023 or before will be 100% of original payment. (Note: Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable and will be automatically deducted from all refunds)

Accommodations: Special hotel room rates at $209 CAD/night is available in the conference complex at the Delta Burnaby Hotel: Book here.

Shipping Packages to Hotel: Please review the Hotel Shipping Policies regarding exhibitor shipping. Questions? Please contact hotel Shipping and Receiving at (604) 453-0768.

Seminars: As with previous Suppliers Nights we have added two sets of sessions prior to the show; they will run from 1:30 - 2:30pm and 2:45 - 3.45pm. To learn more visit bcft website regularly or follow us on LinkedIn for updates on seminar topics as they are revealed.

Questions: If you have questions about BCFT Suppliers' Night do not hesitate to contact the Suppliers' Night Committee with your questions and comments.

The IFT Regional Sections and its agents and employees assume no risk and by the acceptance of this agreement the exhibitor expressly releases them of and from any and all liability for damage, injury, or loss to any person or goods, from any cause whatsoever. Please forward any feedback or comments on the show to Suppliers' Night Committee.