June 2015

The countdown to summer fun is on! Here at CNE headquarters we are busy gearing up for what will be an exciting 18 days of food, shopping, thrills and fun. Are YOU ready to maximize your experience at the fair and make an impact on new customers?  


Download the 2015 Exhibitor Kit, it's your key to a successful CNE! 


Take advantage of our NEW Exhibitor Marketing Opportunities

- Floor Decals 

- Entrance & Exit Sampling 
- Meter Boards

- And Much More ...  


Review Important Forms & Deadlines Below


Action Required 
Booth Change Form 
25% Installment Payment 
June 15
Product Category Listing
June 17
Move-in Questionnaire
June 20
Certificate of Insurance 
July 14
Sales Policy Form 
July 14
Storage Request Form 
July 14
Exhibitor Services Order Kit 
July 21
GES Order Kit 
July 24
Health & Safety Form 
July 27


 to forward this newsletter to your team! 

Boost Your Brand & Booth Traffic with Exhibitor Promotional Packages and Sponsorships!

Are you looking for a way to get a leg up on the competition... stand out from the crowd... drive booth traffic or create awareness? 

Take advantage of our NEW Marketing and Branding Opportunities that will give your company a significant presence at the fair and capture the attention of our 1.4 million visitors. 

All marketing and branding opportunities are available on a first come, first served basis.

Click here to download the Exhibitor Marketing & Branding Order Form or contact Sarah Miele at 416.263.3718 / smiele@theex.com for more information.

There is more than one way to participate - We offer affordable options!

Payment Reminder


A friendly reminder that your FINAL 25% Installment Payment is due June 15th, 2015. 


If you have not already done so, please contact your Account Manager to arrange payments. 


Jeannette Mintz | 416.263.3849 | jmintz@theex.com


Thank you for your prompt payments! 


Please note that late payments are subject to an interest charge of 2% per day. 

Exhibitor Kit 
Your Guide to the 2015 CNE 

Whether it's your first time at the CNE or you're an experienced exhibitor, the Exhibitor Kit is an easy-to-use guide to help make exhibiting a smooth process and ensure you have a successful show. 

The  Mandatory Health & Safety Form has been added to Exhibitor Kit and is available for download. Review the key information and submit the acknowledgement form by July 27. 

Click here to view the 2015 Exhibitor Kit. PDF files are available for download. 
Move-In & Set-up Procedures 
All Exhibitors will be Assigned a Move-In Date & Time   

Vehicles are asked to report to the QE Exhibit Hall ,    a CNE Staff member will be on-hand to assist and ensure that vehicles are off-loaded and exit the building in a timely manner. Limitations on the types of vehicles entering the  buildings will be restricted. 

Important: Vehicles will not be allowed drive-in access to the building on Thursday, August 20, 2015. All product and booth displays are to be placed on a dolly, pump truck or hand carried. 

Click here to download the ACH Move-In Questionnaire

For more information, please contact Brenda Holden 
416.263.3848 or bholden@theex.com

Stay tuned for more information on your scheduled move-in time. 
TSSA Upholstery Information 
Are you selling upholstered or stuffed articles? 

All domestic and foreign manufacturers of upholstered and stuffed articles for sale in Ontario must be registered with TSSA and must have an appropriate Provincial New Material labels disclosure affixed to the articles prior to reaching the retail level. 

For registration/certification questions, please contact customerservice@tssa.org

For more information visit the TSSA website at   www.tssa.org
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.

Need booth/ promo staff?  Deliver exceptional customer service with professional staff! 
Exhibit Booth Staff                 
BBW International
T: 416-767-3036 
Promotional Ambassadors    
Reef Moxie            
E: shawn@reefmoxie.ca

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!