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2014 BCLA Conference

Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC March 31 to April 2, 2014

Information for Exhibitors

The 2014 BC Library Trade Show is now SOLD OUT!

Exhibitor Wait List – If you didn’t register for a booth space in time and would like to be added to a wait list, please email the BCLA Office at

Cancellations – Cancellation must be submitted in writing to by February 28, 2014.  Refunds are subject to a $100 handling fee, and will be processed within 1 – 3 weeks.  If you do not receive acknowledgement of your cancellation within 5 business days, you must contact the BCLA office at 888-683-5354.

Floor Plan

See the current Trade Show Floor Plan of the Harbourside Ballroom & Foyer.

Trade Show Services

Showtime Event & Display has been appointed as our  official trade show service & product supplier. The Showtime Exhibitor Order Package is now available.

Your booth registration includes pipe and drape; the hall is carpeted and wireless internet is provided at no charge. If you wish to bring your own furniture, please feel free to do so. Or, you can order it from Showtime.

For all out-of-country exhibitors who require customs clearance assistance, North American Logistics Services Inc. (NALSI) has been appointed the official customs broker. Please contact Mr. Remy Perrot at 1-855-328-2841or for more information.

The 2014 BC Library Conference has registered with the Canada Border Services Agency. Please download the letter here.  Please also attach this document to any boxes or packages being shipped to Canada for this event.

Exhibitor Move-In/Tear-Down

Move-In Monday, March 31st, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tear-Down Tuesday, April 1st, 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Trade Show Hours

Monday, March 31, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tuesday, April 1, 10:15 am – 5:15 pm

Events Taking Place In The Exhibits Hall


Presidents’ Welcome Reception 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Coffee Break 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Ice Cream Break 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Cash Bar, Afternoon Cheese Sampling 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm