EXHIBITOR KIT

IF YOU HAVE BOOKED A BOOTH SPACE IN THE TABOO SHOW, THIS IS THE PAGE FOR YOU!
HERE YOU WILL FIND ALL THE INFORMATION NEEDED TO ENSURE YOU HAVE A SUCCESSFUL EVENT.
PLEASE THOROUGHLY READ ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW  

If you are interested in exhibiting, please visit the Apply Page 

Questions? please email info@tabooshows.com 

2021 EXHIBITOR KIT

GENERAL

Big Four, Stampede Park

1801 Big Four Trail SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2W1
Ph: 403-261-0101

SHIPPING

Please ship all materials directly to the Show Facility address above, include:

  • The Calgary Taboo Show
  • Location
  • Full Company Name
  • Booth #

IMPORTANT 
Shipments will ONLY be accepted at the time of MOVE-IN. (date specific)

November 11th, 2021 is a holiday. The Big Four Building will be closed and shipments will not be accepted. Please email Lauren@bluefiish.com if you have any questions. 

 

CUSTOMS & CARRIERS (Exhibit booths from outside Canada)

The official carrier and customs broker for this show is: North American Logistics Services Inc. (NALSI) Mark Fowler, Director of Operations Ph. 778-328-2841, Toll-Free 855-328-2841, Email mfowler@nalsi.com

Exhibit booths and equipment from outside Canada may be brought in for the purpose of the show only without payment of duty under standard procedure. Please consult with NALSI above.

November 12-14, 2021

Friday      5pm - Midnight
Saturday  3pm - Midnight
Sunday    Noon - 6pm

Please Note: Taboo Show is a licensed publicized event. No one under the age of 18 will be permitted (no exceptions).

MOVE-IN

Friday November 12th 9am - 5pm *Show Opens 5pm Friday!

  • Children (under 16) are strictly not permitted on the Show Floor during Move-in or Move-out as per Safety Regulations.
  • A limited number of dollies are available to use on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Security guards will be posted at move-in doors. Exhibitors may enter the exhibit hall 2 hours prior to Show opening.
  • Please note only 4 cars can access the Upper Big Four ramp at a time. Cars must be unloaded and moved immediately once empty. 

MOVE-OUT

Sunday November 14th at Show Close: 6pm - Midnight

  • The Hall needs to be cleared out by 12 Midnight Sunday after the Show closes.
  • Product left behind is at the risk of the exhibitor and the facility may charge a handling/storage fee.
  • As of 12:01am any exhibit materials & skids left behind will not be the responsibility of Show Management
  • Early move out will NOT be tolerated: Removal or dismantling of exhibits or exhibit materials will not be permitted before Show Close at 6pm Sunday.
  • Exhibitor badges are generic, and will only be labeled with “Exhibitor”, no company name, or individual name.
  • Badges are available for pick up at the Show Office and are required to gain access to the Show.  
  • They must be worn at all times and are for booth personnel ONLY.
  • Six badges will be provided per Booth when you check in. If your company requires more than 6, please contact us directly.

The Calgary Exhibition & Stampede has implemented the REP program. All exhibitors and attendees are required to provide proof of double vaccination or a negative test result to enter the Big Four and the Calgary Taboo Naughty But Nice Show. 

Please be prepared to provide supporting documentation upon arrival.

~ 2 doses of vaccination (2nd dose at least 14 days prior to attending)
~ Government issued I.D.
~ Negative tests must be privately-paid COVID-19 PCR or rapid tests completed within 72 hours before accessing the event. (Tests must not be from Alberta Health Services or Alberta Precision Laboratories)

The details of the public health action can be found here:
 https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx 

IMPORTANT
Bluefiish Productions is committed to creating a safe environment for all attendees, exhibitors, performers, and staff. It is critical that we continue to treat all people with respect and address any issues of discrimination or harassment as a result of COVID-19. We do not tolerate any forms of discrimination and harassment so these instances should be addressed immediately and brought to the attention of Show Management. 

Electrical

If power is required please order through the Calgary Stampede HERE
Please Note: Taboo...The Naughty But Nice Show is a Dark Show (dim lighting). If you require additional lighting please make your own arrangements.

Internet

Exhibitors must make their own arrangements for the internet directly through the Calgary Stampede.
DOWNLOAD EXHIBITOR ORDER PACKAGE HERE 
Ph. 403-261-0377   Email: eventservices@calgarystampede.com

Parking

Order parking HERE.
Exhibitors may park in Lot #6.
Download Calgary Stampede Park map here 

Calgary Stampede Exhibitor Services Terms and Conditions
Please take a moment to read the Calgary Stampede Terms and Conditions if ording services. Thank you

 

  • The official Show contractor is Bluefiish Productions Inc.
    We are responsible for the following: furniture rentals (tables, chairs, etc.), draping, booth vacuuming & on-site labor.
  • All booths will be supplied with 8’ high draping at the back, and 3’ high on the sides

For additional requirements see the Equipment Order Form.
Extra charges will apply to any on-site orders. 

Security

  • Security guards will be on-site 24-hours a day and in the building during the hours of move-in, show hours and move-out.
  • Show Management cannot assume any responsibility for losses incurred from pilfering or any other causes.
  • While Show Management will take all reasonable security measures to safeguard small items, the removal of such items daily will minimize the possibility of loss from pilferage.

Insurance

Show Management, The Calgary Taboo Show, Stampede Park, and the City of Calgary, will not be responsible for injury to persons, loss or damage of products, exhibits, equipment or decorations by fire, accident, theft or any other cause while in the show building or its environs.

Bluefiish Productions recommends all exhibitors have a $2,000,000 minimum in liability insurance and have proof of insurance. To secure proof of insurance simply phone your insurance provider and ask for a certificate naming: Bluefiish Productions Inc., the Show name, current facility and city of the Show. There should be no additional cost from your insurance provider for this service.  
NOTE: This is an official request. If proof of insurance is not supplied, Bluefiish Productions Inc. will not be held liable. For more information, please refer to the Insurance & Indemnity clause on our Terms and Conditions sent with the application.

Booth Restrictions:

  • Booths may reach a maximum of 8’ in height, and may not restrict sight lines (i.e. block) another exhibitor.
  • All booths will be supplied with 8' high draping at the back and 3' hight on the sides.
  • Changes in the standard draping are at the exhibitor’s expense.
  • Nothing is to be pinned or stapled to the drape – “S” hooks are available from exhibitor check-in.
  • Painting, nailing, drilling, or screwing to the floor, walls or any part of the building is not permitted except by prior written approval of both Show Management and Building Management.

Fire Regulations:

  • Any booth with a tent or canopy MUST have a permanently attached label indication conformance to CAN/ULC-S109, "Flame Tents of Flame-Resistant Fabrics and Films" 
    American, European, or another standard certification will NOT be sufficient.
  • If this is not provided, the fire marshal will have you remove your tent/canopy from the Show. 

Signs & Banners

  • All booth signage and banners are to be professionally made and fit in the confines of your booth. Booth signage cannot block other exhibits. Arrangements can be made through the facility to hang your banners from the ceiling (for a fee)ORDER HERE
  • All banner hanging must be done before the aisle carpet is put down.

Any banners or signage deemed inappropriate by show management will be removed and any cost associated with the removal would be charged back to the exhibitor.

Forklift Service

  • Forklift Service is available on a first-come, first-served basis to offload/load shipments and stock.
  • The forklift is ONLY available during move in and out.
  • Unusually large or time-consuming loads (i.e. hot tubs), need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us direct.

Email Scams:
The Calgary Taboo Show has been targeted in the past by companies claiming to have access to the attendee list.

THIS IS FALSE INFORMATION – NOTE: Your information was not and will not be sold or provided, they obtain contact information online (ie: scraping our exhibitor listings or visiting your website) If you have questions or concerns, please Contact Us

Hotel Scams:
The Calgary Taboo Show has been targeted by companies claiming to be the official hotel. There is NO official hotel connected to the 2021 Calgary Taboo Show.

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10 complimentary tickets are available for exhibitors. 

Please email: lauren@bluefiish.com for your tickets (please include your company name). 

Tickets are avaialbe for purcahse online HERE

For instructions on how to redeem the promo code please visit the Showpass Support Page HERE. If you are sending the code out to clients direct, please include this instruction link.

FORMS

  • Alberta Health Vendor Notification Form must be submitted to Alberta Health Services, Cal.Specialevents@albertahealthservices.ca
  • Calgary Exhibition & Stampede Concessionaire Agreement must be submitted directly to the Calgary Stampede if sampling food products.
  • Food Trucks must submit a Food Truck Application a minimum 3 weeks prior to the Show. Any commerical cooking processes all odours, smoke, steam, or heat must be ventilated to the exterior of the building. 
  • If electrical is required, please ensure you have ordered sufficient power for the number of appliances to be plugged in.
  • Alberta Health Services requires all exhibitors performing personal services at the event (esthetics, tattooing, waxing) to submit Personal Services Vendor Notification Form. Please send form to lauren@canwestproductions.com.
  • For more information on personal services at trade shows, please click HERE.

SHOW POLICIES

General Character and/or Company slights, abuse of any Bluefiish Productions Staff or insults of any kind will not be tolerated.  Any exhibitor responsible will have their exhibit space cancelled (non-refundable) from the Show. 

Will Call lists will no longer be accepted during the Show. Thank you for your cooperation!

Please note The Calgary Taboo Show and Bluefiish Productions accept no liability or responsibility in theft or injury, at or as a result of any seminar or stage act, presentation or performance. 

Soliciting of business and/or distribution of samples and souvenirs will not be permitted in the aisles, the parking lots or in another exhibitor’s booth, but must be confined to the exhibitor’s own space.

  • Alcohol is strictly not permitted at your booth. Any Exhibitor caught with outside liquor will be asked to leave the premises.
  • Please note nudity is prohibited by the facility.
  • Please ensure models/staff are covered accordingly. 

Show Management is committed to creating a safe environment for all attendees, exhibitors, artists, performs and staff. All cases are dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Limits can be violated deliberately, or through poor communication, misunderstandings, technical accidents, lack of knowledge, or/or lack of experience. If you experience or witness any sexual harassment, verbal/physical abuse, harassment or bullying, please contact Show Management. 

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