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TRADE REGISTRATION DEADLINE - APRIL 6, 2021

Booths are sold out. 

If you are inquiring about a virtual trade show booth, please contact Kelly Legris at Kelly@kelconsulting.com


Trade Member Information                                  

The Alberta Fire Chiefs Association will be hosting the 74th Annual Conference and Trade Show Virtually!!
 
Please reference the Trade Registration Form to obtain the virtual booth fees.  

Trade Show Schedule

The Virtual Trade Show will be held from Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 13:50 to 15:50 and Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 13:45 to 15:45.   

Social Networking Lounges

Following the virtual trade show each day, the AFCA has scheduled Virtual Social Networking Lounges.  This will be an opportunity for trades and delegates to connect and socialize in various lounges.  
 
Plenary sessions and conference streams will have concluded before the trade show opens each day.  

The information below provides details and addresses Trade questions from the live Encore demo.

 

Video Demonstration for Trades - Hosted by AFCA and Encore AV

The AFCA and Encore  hosted a live demo on Thursday, February 11 at 2:00 pm MTN.
 
The AFCA is providing this link to the taped session for your review https://vimeo.com/511632288/cc4a5cb103.  You can click play by hovering the mouse on the white arrow at the bottom of the left hand side of the screen with attendee pictures.
 
The session provided details so that you can see the 3-D virtual booth options and select the best option to showcase your company and services. 
 
We are available to address additional questions and connect you with digital services representatives.  Please email Kelly Legris at conference@afca.ca.  

Onboarding and Digital Assets

Once your booth has been confirmed and payment processed the Encore Digital Services team will provide you with Digial Services Submission forms to collect your digital assets to build your virutal both. 

Please reference the Booth Levels link below that outlines the details, elements and digital files that are required for each booth category.  Four Booth Levels and Digital Elements.

When you booth has been built, there will be a three day window for you and your team to test your booth and the associated elements. 
 
Encore provides onboarding calls with your team to provide assistance and walk you through your booth, discuss the digital elements required to showcase your product(s) and services that you provide.  
 
You will have access to your booth three days prior to all attendees viewing the platform.  This will enable you and your team to test the various elements that apply to your booth category.  For example, company logo, photos, video, external links, chat feature and  zoom (if selected).    
 
The Gold and Platinum booth levels offer external liks that currently exist on the internet.  Please reference the Booth Level and Digital Elements.  
 
It is the goal to make the AFCA virtual trade show easy to navigate and success for Delegates, Trades and Sponsors.  

Booth Design and Staffing of the Booth

The virtual booths are designed from four category levels that you can choose Four Booth Levels and Digital Elements  Encore Global Digial Services team wil provide advise and recommendations on how best to maximize your presence.                                                                                                                                                                             

There are three trade floors to select your 3-Dimensional virtual booth location.  Each trade floor has a combination of the 3-Dimensional virtual booth categories.  
 
Depending on the booth category, you may require one representative to manage the 'live chat feature', another representative to respond to 'Contact us Form' and another representative to manage the "Video Chat through a 'Zoom Room'.  
 
You would be on your laptop at your location with additional tabs open or have staff managing the different components.  Again, staffing levels will depend on the level of booth you select.  

Networking and Analytics

There is a booking feature through the "Meeting Scheduler" for specific booth categories that will allow attendees to book one on one meetings to view a demo.   

There will be daily analytics gathered and shared with Trades.   

Booth Colour Codes:

  • White and Blue         -  Platinum Booths
  • Yellow                       -  Gold Booths
  • Silver                        -  Silver Booths
  • Brown                       -  Bronze Booths 
Trades can choose the floor and booth.  The trade floors are updated each week and are posted below and on the AFCA web site. 
 
The floors can be adjusted some what and the AFCA will work with you on the best location for your booth.  

Trade Show Floor Plan # 1


 
 
To view a larger image of trade show floor # 1 please visit this link.  
 
If you are inquiring about a virtual trade booth, please contact Kelly Legris at Kelly@kelconsulting.com 

Trade Show Floor Plan # 2


 
 
To view a larger image of trade show floor # 2 please visit this link.
 
If you are inquiring about a virtual trade booth, please contact Kelly Legris at Kelly@kelconsulting.com
 

Trade Show Floor Plan # 3


 
                                                                                                  
To view a larger image of trade show floor # 3 please visit this link.        
 
If you are inqiuring about a virtual trade booth, please contact Kelly Legris at Kelly@kelconsulting.com       

 

You must be a registered Trade Member of the Alberta Fire Chiefs Association to participate in the 2021 Virtual Trade Show.   

 


VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW BOOTH CATEGORY DETAILS


 

Registration for a Platinum Booth includes:

  • Exhibitor Logo
  • Exhibitor Weblink
  • Introductory Paragraph
  • Embedded Video
  • Contact Form
  • Meeting Scheduler
  • External Links
  • Chat function
  • Image Gallery
  • Rotating Banner
Please reference the link for details: Platinum Booth Elements
 
Platinum Booths are White and Blue

Registration for a Gold Booth includes:
  • Exhibitor Logo
  • Exhibitor Weblink
  • Video
  • Introductory Paragraph
  • Product/ Demo Links
  • Form Submission
  • Meeting Scheduler
Please referennce the link for details for the Gold Booth Elements
 
Gold Booths are Yellow

Registration for a Silver Booth includes:
  • Exhibitor Logo
  • Exhibitor Weblink
  • Introductory Paragraph
  • Form Submission 
Please reference the link for details for the Silver Booth Elements
 
Silver Booths are Silver

Registration for a Bronze Booth inlcudes 
  • Exhibitor Logo
  • Exhibitor Weblink
  • Introductory Paragraph
Please reference the link for details for the Bronze Booth Elements
 
Bronze booths are Brown

Please list your trade show floor number along with three (3) choices for your booth space in the on-line registration form.  Booths are assigned on a first come first paid basis.
 
The AFCA will try to accommodate your choices.  Please reference the on-line registration site:
 
To view  Trade Show Floor Plan #1 please visit this link.
 
To view Trade Show Floor Plan # 2 please visit this link.
 
To view Trade show Floor Plan # 3 please visit this link.
 
To register for the AFCA 2021 Virtual Trade Show.  If you are inqiuring about a virtual trade show booth, please contact Kelly Legris at Kelly@kelconsulting.com

Other items available to Trade Members, at an additional cost, include:

Platinum and Gold Booth trades can add on a Private Virtual Networking Zoom Room for $400.00 plus taxes. 

Trade Representatives

Kelly Legris will contact you once your booth has been selected and paid to obtain contact details for your trade representative(s).
 
The trade representative(s) will have access to the virtual trade show and the virtual networking lounges.

 

 

Deadline to Purchase Booths

With a virtual trade show, additional time is required to design the trade show floor plans.  The last day to purchase a booth is Wednesday April 7, 2021

Virtual Social Networking Lounges

Following the virtual trade show each day, the AFCA has scheduled Virtual Social Networking Lounges.  This will be an opportunity for trades and delegates to connect and socialize in various lounges.  

Conference Mobile App

The AFCA will have the Conference App at the AFCA 2021 Annual Conference and Trade Show.  The App will include the agenda; speakers; trade show floor plans; the ability to communicate between delegates, amongst other features.  Stay tuned as we get closer to the Virtual Conference and Trade Show.

For more information about the AFCA 2021 Virtual Trade Show please contact:

Rob Evans, Conference Co-Chair
(403) 949-2012
rob.evans@rmesfire.org

David Mohl, Conference Co-Chair
(403) 854-0088
hannfire@telus.net

Carey Feduniw, AFCA, Director-at-Large, Trade Members
(587) 575-3707
cfeduniw@comtruck.ca
 
Kelly Legris, Conference Co-ordinator

Substitution and Refund Option

Registrations are non-refundable AFTER Tuesday, April 6, 2021. If you are unable to attend the virtual conference, a substitute participant from your organization may attend in your place.
 
The last day to purchase a virtual trade show booth is Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  
 
To register for the Trade Show now, please visit this link AFCA 2021 Virtual Trade Show.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

 
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TC Energy
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Deputy Fire Chief ATCO
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Enbridge
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AUMA
EHN
Fortis Alberta
Motorola Solutions Canada
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Commercial Emergency Equipment Co.
TC Energy
Chat Feature Rocky Mountain Phoenix
Gamification Guillevin Fire, Safety & Industrial
Fire Hall Cooking Demo
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Social Networking Lounges
BEHR Integrated Solutions
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