April 2015
With summer approaching, indoor shopping space is filling up quickly. Do you know someone who is interested in exhibiting at the CNE? We still have a number of terrific spaces open for interested exhibitors, but we encourage businesses to book soon. We are already over 85% sold out! 

Keep up-to-date with the CNE Exhibitor News


Review Important Forms & Deadlines below. 


25% Installment Payment 
Due Today 
Product Category Listing 
Due May 4
Booth Change Form 
Due June 1
Certificate of Insurance 
Due July 14


Be sure to visit the Vendor Info section on the CNE website for key information and exhibitor forms leading up to the fair. 


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What's On at the CNE? 
Major Attractions

[NEW] Parkour: Free running, jumping, climbing, swinging, vaulting through an obstacle course and off the sides of surfaces, all propelled by the human body - that's Parkour! This exciting new show will be located west of the Food Building with multiple performances daily!

Celebrity Chef Stage: Our popular cooking stage is back with food and cooking demonstrations, located in the At Home Pavilion, guests will experience demonstrations by celebrity chefs twice daily.

[NEW] X-Pogo: Flying 9 feet in the air on next generation pogo sticks while throwing down flips and incredible tricks, the X-Pogo Stunt athletes create crowds in an instant and keep them engaged until the final bounce.

Payment Reminder


A friendly reminder that your third 25% Installment Payment is due April 13, 2015. 


If you have not already done so, please contact your Account Manager to arrange payments. Note that late payments are subject to an interest charge of 2% per day.


Jeannette Mintz | 416.263.3849 | jmintz@theex.com 


Thank you for your prompt payments! 


Product Category Listing
Maximize your presence at the CNE!

We've got you listed! Visitors of the CNE will be able to search our comprehensive Shopping Directory Listing (on site & on the web) to easily find you.

Click here to complete the Product Category Listing Form.

Important: Please complete the form based on the pavilion you are exhibiting in. Choices are: Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, At Home Pavilion, Shoppers Market, International Pavilion, Gourmet Kitchen, Warehouse Outlets & Food Building. If you are exhibiting in more then one pavilion, please complete a form for each booth.

Product Category Listing forms are due May 4th, 2015
Increase Visitor Traffic to Your Booth

Promote your presence and promotions at the fair!

Use the online teaser card in your newsletters and your customer 
e-blasts. The writeable information box allows you to advertise your company, location and special CNE promotions!

Click Here to download your Online Teaser Card

Booth Change Form 

The CNE provides exhibitors participating in the Arts, Crafts and Hobbies Pavilion a standard booth wall system - flat panel or pegboard options are available.

Equally, if you would like a panel removed and replaced with drape for access to storage located behind your booth please complete the Booth Change Form.

Click here to download the Booth Change Form
Exhibitor Booth Guidelines  

Not sure what's included with your booth space?

The Exhibitor Booth Guidelines provides important information on booth regulations and useful ideas to maximize your success at the 2015 CNE!

Click here to review the Exhibitor Booth Guidelines  

All booth guidelines will be strictly enforced.
Exhibitor Kit 
Your Guide to the 2015 CNE 

An extensive Exhibitor Kit will be available online this May and will be full of resources to get you ready for Opening Day.

PDF files will be available for download on the CNE website and will include electrical, internet, furniture and carpet order forms, booth design guidelines, parking pass applications and so much more. 

Stay tuned for more information!
Interested in Building a Greater Profile at our Event? 

We offer a full range of sponsorship opportunities which provide a significant profile and tremendous market exposure for your brand and products beyond your booth space. 

Learn more and reserve your space today!

Contact Sarah Miele at smiele@theex.com or 416.263.3718 for details. 
Westin Harbour Castle  
Official Hotel Partner of the CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition Package includes:
- Luxurious accommodations
- Breakfast for two in the Lobby Caf? (CAD $10 value)
- Two adult tickets to the CNE (CAD $36 value)

Available for arrivals from Aug. 14 - Sept. 9, 2015
Rate of CAD $199* per night + taxes (based on availability)


Reserve a Standard Room
Rate of CAD $149* per night + taxes (based on availability)

Click here to book online or call 1-866-716-8101 and reference rate plan CNEPKG for our package or CNESPEC for our room rate only.

*Some restrictions apply. Dates and rates mentioned are subject to availability. Prices are in Canadian funds and do not include taxes and gratuities. Prices based on double occupancy and standard rooms, unless otherwise indicated. Subject to availability at time of booking. Cannot be used with any other promotional offer. On new bookings only. Not valid for group travel. A valid credit card is required to book and is required at check-in. All charges will be the responsibility of the guest.

Important Notice:
** In the event that travel agencies or third party housing bureaus contact you to reserve hotel space through them, please be advised that they are NOT AFFILIATED in any way with the Canadian National Exhibition Show Management, producers of the event. Please report any unauthorized solicitations to Show Management at exhibits@theex.com.
Exhibitor Assistance At Hand 

The Canadian National Exhibition is pleased to provide our exhibitors access to the highest level of service through our official suppliers who are available to assist you with your requests and needs.

Importing Goods? If you are bringing merchandise into Canada, a customs broker can determine the proper customs tariff classifications, duties and taxes payable for your goods. They will facilitate the clearance of your goods through customs, prepare and file the necessary custom forms and arrange for payment of duties. There is a brokerage fee for this service.

Need to get your products across the border? Our Official Customs Broker - TWI Group - is available to assist. Contact Zaza Vili at zvili@twigroup.com or Pat D'Alessandro at pdalessandro@twigroup.com for all of your custom broker needs. Visit www.twigroup.com or call 905.812.1124 for more information.

Are you Insured? As a condition of exhibiting, you are required to have insurance coverage for your booth against theft, damage and personal injury. The CNE has appointed ExhibitorInsurance.com as the recommended insurance contractor for exhibitors. Visit  www.exhibitorinsurance.com or call 905.695.2971 for details. 

Take advantage of the Early Bird Rates before July 14th and Save!