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OAS Toronto Exhibitor Manual

WELCOME AND THANK YOU for choosing to be a participant in The Outdoor Adventure Show Toronto.

Please take a moment to read the exhibitor manual, which will provide you with all of the necessary information for the preparation and installation of your exhibit. Processing your orders at your earliest convenience will allow us and the service-contractors time to provide you with the best possible rates & service.

The Show Office will be set up at the International Centre on Thursday, February 22 at 8am and management will be available to assist you for the duration of the Show.


Table of Content


Show Location

The International Centre – Hall 5
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1E8
Tel: 1.800.567.1199
Fax: 905.678.4681

Show Dates & Times

Friday, February 23, 2024 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 24, 2024 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 25, 2024 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibitor Move-in Times

Thursday February 22, 2024 | 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Exhibitor Move-Out Dates & Times

Sunday, February 25, 2024| 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Produced By

National Event Management
Suite #102
260 Town Centre Blvd.,
Markham ON
L3R 8H8
Tel: (905) 477-2677 or (800) 891-4859
Fax: (905) 477-7872

Exhibitor Coordinator

Estelle Aliwalas
905 477-2677 or (800) 891-4859 Ext 287


Please print a copy of this checklist to assist you in planning for the Show. To take advantage of “early booking discounts” please note booking deadlines.



ORDER DEADLINE: February 16, 2023

If you require audio visual equipment in your booth, please send the completed order form to;

Cross Connect 
Phone: 416-639-2176

Orders received after the ORDER deadline may be subject to additional charges.




An all-inclusive, booth accessory package is available which contains: a draped booth, grey carpet, 1 black-skirted table (6 feet long x 30 inches high), 2 chairs, and an electrical outlet. One table will be included if your package is for a 10 x10 booth or larger.  If you did not order at the time of booking and wish to have this package, please complete the order form below.

There are no substitutions to this package.

Please reach out to Estelle Aliwalas for inquiries.



ORDER DEADLINE: February 1, 2024

Exhibitors are responsible for maintaining their own booth space. If you require in-booth vacuuming or would like your trash can emptied each day please contact;

H & S Services Inc.
Fax: 416-548-7434



ORDER DEADLINE: January 31, 2024

Dismantling or removing your exhibit/exhibit materials before the end of the show is strictly prohibited.

Should you require assistance setting up or dismantling your booth, please click the link below to place your service order online.


If this is your first time ordering from Stronco, you must complete the registration process by clicking on “New user? Register” and imputing our unique Show Code and your Booth Number.

The Show Code is: 521415575

If you need assistance with our online ordering system, please contact our Exhibitor Services Centre at 800-665-2621. For all other questions please contact:

Stronco Show Services
Exhibitor Services
Tel: 800-665-2621

Custom Exhibits, Signage & Printing Needs

Detonate is your one-stop destination for all your upcoming trade show needs. Whether you’re in search of a trade show booth, big or small, custom printing collateral to handed out we do it all. With your booth purchase you have automatically received 25% off your first order with using coupon code SHOP25.

Check out our trade show catalogue here “Detonate Displays

Contact us at or via phone 416-388-6713


Cross Connect Customs & Logistics is our designated official customs broker to coordinate customs clearance of goods
destined for The Outdoor Adventure Show. Please make sure you contact them at least one month prior to the event in
order to arrange your custom needs.

If you have any questions please contact:
Pat D’Alessandro
Cell: 416-726-7229



Prior to the show we will email you an electronic discount coupon, so that your database of clients, friends and followers can purchase tickets at a discounted rate. Coupons are a valuable pre-show marketing tool that gives you added exposure and raises awareness to increase traffic to your booth. There is no limit to the amount of times that you may share with your database and social media network.

We would also like to offer a customized e-coupon that includes your logo for you to e-mail to your database and post to all of your social media channels to promote your presence at the show! Please complete the form below and upload a high-resolution logo in .jpeg, .eps, or .pdf format. The completed custom coupons will be distributed approximately 2-3 weeks before the show.




ORDER DEADLINE: February 1, 2024

Electrical is not supplied to your booth. Our preferred supplier is: ShowTech

If you have never ordered from Showtech’s online ordering portal, you will need to create a new account with a username and password to log in first.

Please access the direct online ordering link below with Google Chrome to view pricing and/or order online.


Exhibitor Badges

Each exhibitor will be provided 6 exhibitor badges, badges will have company name on them. You can pick up your badges on move in day at the exhibitor check in desk. Badges must be worn at all times to gain entrance to the show.
Badges will have your company name only and should be picked up at the show.

Food Sampling


If you are planning on sampling food or beverage product(s) in your booth, please note there are two necessary forms to complete. Please send a copy of each completed form to

Food samples are limited to a 2 oz. portion and beverage samples to 4 oz.

    1. Please complete the below Sampling Form and send it to The International Centre at &


    1. Please click the link below to complete the “Special Event Application for Food Vendors” and print a copy for your records.  There is no fee involved.
        1. Please ensure you are complying with the Region of Peel’s Food Safety Guidelines attached below.  If you do not complete this form, and do not comply with the guidelines, you could be closed down if an inspector comes to the show.
        2. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Region of Peel – Public Health at 905-791-7800 and ask to speak to a health inspector. You can also visit our Special events page for more information.



Prior to the show, 10 free admission passes will be mailed to the shipping address provided on your contract. These passes may be used to invite your clients or special guests to the show. They are not to be handed out on site unless you are leaving them at the Will Call desk. Please email your sales representative if you would like to provide an alternate mailing address for the tickets.

We will also be e-mailing you a unique promo code that is valid for 10 free ticket registrations to share with people you would like to digitally invite as special guests.

Physical passes are not to be handed out on site, unless you are leaving them at the Will Call desk for pick-up.


BOOKING DEADLINE: February 1, 2024

Rooms and discounted rate will only be held until the specified date.
Rooms will then be subject to availability at prevailing rates.

We have obtained a group rate of $189.00 + taxes for single or double occupancy at The Westin Toronto Airport Hotel.  The Westin is a smoke free establishment.

The Westin is located at:
950 Dixon Rd.
Toronto, Ontario
M9W 5N4

Reservations may be made by booking online here.


To receive this rate, you must mention that you are with The Outdoor Adventure Show when booking.  Rates cannot be changed at check-in/check-out times if you fail to identify your affiliation at the time of booking.


ORDER DEADLINE: February 2, 2024

If you require ice during the show, you can order it with the form below. The cost is $12.00 per bag.

The International Centre



Insurance for booth/show
Exhibitors must have their own liability insurance covering a minimum of $1 million in damages. Please list National Event Management as “additional insured”.

Transportation Insurance
Show Management is NOT responsible for damages caused during the transportation of your products. We strongly recommend purchasing transportation insurance when booking your shipments.

Exhibitors will be liable for, will indemnify, and will hold harmless Show Management from any loss or damage whatsoever occurring to, or suffered by, any person or company. This includes, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, exhibitor, other exhibitors, management, the owners of the building and their respective agents, servants and employees, and members of the public attending the show, either (a) on the said space or (b) elsewhere. Neither the facility nor Show Management will be responsible for loss or damage to persons, exhibits, or decorations by fire, accident, theft, or any cause while in the exhibition buildings.


Insurance Supplier
If you do not already have insurance for the show, you may contact:

Exhibitor Insurance
Phone: 905-695-2971
Toll Free: 1-866-836-9066

Exhibitor Insurance is offering a special price for the show at $175 + taxes. Please click on the link here to access their form: 


If you prefer, you may also fill out the form below and send to


Loading Docks

If you require dock level access the docks are located on the on the north side of Hall 5 doors 65-72.

If you do not require a dock you may enter on the south side of the hall at the roll up door. Drive in doors: 80, 79

Dollies and a pump truck will be available for your use. If you require a forklift to move material from the dock to your booth, a forklift will be available to you. However, if you have excessive forklift requirements (2 or more skids or crates)  please speak with Haelee Jones ( )  to discuss your needs, as a charge may apply.

Move-in Instructions

Move-in Times       Thursday February 22, 2024      8:00 am – 8:00 pm

  • All exhibitors must officially register before setting up. Please come to the show office and staff will direct you to your booth.
  • All exhibits must be set up by 8:00 pm Thursday. Exhibitors will not be permitted to set up during show hours.
  • The aisle carpet will be in place Friday morning. Dollies and carts WILL NOT be permitted on the carpet.
    Hand-carried items only may be brought in on Friday.
  • Children 15 years of age or younger will not be permitted in the exhibit area during move-in, set-up, or tear down.

If your booth requires a specific move in time you will be contacted by Estelle Aliwalas closer to the show. 

Move-out Instructions

Move-out Times       Sunday February 25, 2024      5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Please note that move-out will begin once the show has closed, the aisles are cleared and the aisle carpets removed. If you are able to hand carry your supplies out to your car, we encourage you to do so.

Dismantling or removing your exhibit/exhibit materials before the end of the show is strictly prohibited. A fee will be charged if you move out early, as there are attendees still in the hall who have paid to attend the show.
All material must be removed by 10:00 pm

Items left on the show floor after move-out time will be forced off the floor. Show Management reserves the right to reroute shipments that are not picked up or refused by carriers. Should this occur, you will be responsible for any charges incurred.

Exhibitors are encouraged to remove small items and open cases of products from the show floor first. Show Management will take all reasonable security precautions, but immediate removal of these items is the best way to prevent pilferage.


Parking is free for both exhibitors and the public. If you require overnight parking, you must register online here: If you have any questions, please call 416-723-0451.


Rules & Regulations

Booth Display & Restrictions
Diagram #1: Sample of the drape provided for your booth Diagram #2: Sample of display allowance

Booth Display & Restrictions
  • Diagram#1 shows the drapes that are provided as a part of your booth cost.
  • Diagram#2 shows the allowed clearance for displays, banners, and products within your booth.
  • No exhibit may exceed a maximum height of 8 ft.
  • Side panels 8 ft. high, must not exceed a depth of 4 ft. extending from the back of the display.
  • The remainder of the 6 ft depth from the front of the booth must not exceed a 4 ft. height.
  • Any exceptions to this must have pre-approval from Haelee Jones ( )

Prefab booth partitions must be finished on both sides. If they are not, please request drapes prior to the show.


No signage or material may be extended above the 8ft height at the back of your booth nor hung from the ceiling or across the aisle, without approval from Show Management. All signs must be printed on one side only. Your brand messaging can only face the inner walls of your exhibit space.

Carpet or Flooring

Carpet or Flooring is mandatory for all exhibits. You can use the show decorator below or you are welcome to bring in your own at your own cost. See Tape Restrictions below.

Tape (Floor, Wall, and Carpet Damage)

It is important that you use the proper carpet tape in your booth. If you do not use the correct tape there will be a charge for tape removal.
Here are the models of two-faced tapes that are authorized by the facility.

  • Polyken 105c LPDE
  • Scapa 274004
  • DC W002A

If you bring your own carpet, you must adhere to the above Tape Restrictions. If you do not have the proper tape, please notify Show Management before installing your carpet or tiles.

Restrictions for Booth Installation

Painting, nailing, drilling, or screwing to the floors, walls or any other part of the building is not permitted. Exhibitors are also responsible for oil, grease, or any general damage to the carpeted area. Exhibitors wishing to lay any floor coverings may not fasten the coverings to the building floor. It is suggested that building paper or the approved tape (Polyken 105c LPDE OR Scapa 274004 OR DC W002A) is used instead.


Displays, demonstrations or distribution of advertising materials, are not permitted outside the confines of your booth. If audio visual equipment is used, the sound must be subdued to such an extent as to ensure it’s having no nuisance effect on neighbouring exhibitors. The use of microphones is not permitted without prior management approval.

Fire Regulations

All exhibitors planning to use any type of fuel (such as gas, oil, helium gas, or propane) in their exhibits are requested to contact Show Management. All displays or exhibited materials must be fireproof to conform to Federal, Provincial/Sate, and City Fire Laws.
National Event Management is obligated to abide by the Fire Code regulations in each city. We therefore retain the right to refuse any material or object that does not confirm to code. If you have a question or need information re the Fire Code please contact Dina Latina,, 905-477-2677 or 1-800-891-4859, ext. 224.


Animals in the Show

The facility’s policy prohibits the presence of animals unless they are used as a working dog for the blind. Permission must be obtained from the facility for any exception. Please contact Haelee Jones ( )  regarding approval and the necessary forms.


Helium Balloons

Helium balloons are prohibited in most venues. There is a large retrieval fee, charged to the exhibitor, when balloons are lost. Please contact Haelee Jones ( )  if you wish to use helium balloons in your display.

Mechanical Conveyances

Mechanical Conveyances such as electric carts, scooters, or bicycles will not be allowed in the aisles during the show hours. The only exceptions to this rule will be in the case of handicapped persons visiting the show, or those with authorization from Show Management.


National Event Management reserves the right to make changes, amendments, and additions to the rules and regulations without notice, as considered necessary to the efficient and proper conduct of the show. Interpretation of these rules and regulations shall rest with Show Management and non-compliance can result in ejection of the offending exhibitor or in the closing of his/her exhibit. 


Shipping Direct to Show: Thursday February 22, 2024

PLEASE NOTE: The facility will NOT accept shipments prior to the Show move-in date. Show Management will sign for the delivery on your behalf during move-in hours only. Your materials will be left at the dock until you arrive. To move your items to your booth space, pump trucks and dollies will be available at no charge. If you require a forklift to move material from the dock to your booth, a forklift will be available to you. However, if you have excessive forklift reqirements (2 or more skids or crates) please speak with Haelee Jones ( )

Please address shipments to:
Company name Booth number
c/o The Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show
The International Centre
Hall 5
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1E8

The most cost-effective way to ship your items to the show is to arrange delivery during move in hours with our Official Show Carrier;

Cross Connect Customs & Logistics
Pat D’Alessandro
Cell: 416-726-7229


Pre-Show Shipping

If you choose the official show carrier as your freight carrier, they will warehouse materials for up to 30 days prior to the Show at no charge and deliver them to the show on move-in day.

To request a quote, please complete the below order form and email to:

Cross Connect Customs & Logistics
Pat D’Alessandro
Tel: 416-726-7229


Shipping enquiries must be finalized 14 days prior to show move in date. Be sure your shipment is labeled clearly.

You may choose to use another carrier however, keep in mind that not all carriers deliver and pick up during our scheduled move in/move out times.

Show Decorator (Furniture & Display Rental)

ORDER DEADLINE: Janury 31, 2024

8ft back drape and 3 ft side drape are supplied for your exhibit space.

             Show Colours
                    – Booth Drapes : Blue
                    – Aisle Carpet : Green

Carpet or Flooring is mandatory for all exhibits. Your booth space does not include carpet, tables or chairs. These items and additional booth supplies can be rented from the Show Decorator, Stronco Show Services, or you can bring your own.

To place an order with the Show Decorator, please click the link below.


If this is your first time ordering from Stronco, you must complete the registration process by clicking on “New user? Register” and imputing our unique Show Code and your Booth Number.

The Show Code is: 521415575

If you need assistance with the online ordering system, please contact the Exhibitor Services Centre at 800-665-2621. For all other questions please contact:

Stronco Show Services
Exhibitor Services
Tel: 800-665-2621

Show Code: 521415575

Signage Installation

ORDER DEADLINE: February 1, 2024 

If you require the hanging of banners from the ceiling and/or rigging of equipment in your booth, please click the link below to place your order online.


If this is your first time ordering from Showtech, click the “Create Account” link at the top of the page and follow the instructions. Please note: You will not be able to login to your new account until you have verified your email.  

If you have need assistance with the online order system, please contact the Showtech help desk at (855) 746-9832. For all other inquiries, please contact:

Show Tech

Orders received after the pre-show booking deadline may be subject to additional charges.


Telephone / Internet / WIFI

ORDER DEADLINE: February 2, 2024

Please Note: This venue does NOT have free wifi.

If you require a telephone or internet line or access to WIFI in your booth you must submit the below order form to:

Encore Global
Phone : 905-678-5120
E-mail :


Vehicles on Show Floor

All vehicles must abide by the arrival and departure schedules and procedures established by Show Management. Please contact Haelee Jones (  for approval and to arrange arrival time if you want to display a vehicle.

Any vehicle that drips oil or other staining solutions may not be operated within the Centre without a drip pan or dry absorption powder. All vehicles being displayed in the Centre must have drip pans underneath them and pads under all tires. When motorized vehicles are approved for use, a protective sheet of visqueen, tarpaulin or comparable material is to be used to eliminate damages from leaks of gas, oil etc.

Exhibitors are responsible for oil, grease, or any general damage to the carpeted area.

  1. Motor vehicles or gasoline-powered equipment on display must be equipped with lock-on type gasoline tank caps and batteries are to be disconnected. Gasoline tanks must not be filled beyond the ¾ mark in order to allow for expansion of product. Vehicles unable to be equipped with lock-on type caps must have caps sealed in a manner acceptable to the Fire Department.
  2. Running of display vehicles during exhibit is prohibited unless approved by the Fire Department.
  3. Shows requiring vehicles to run as part of a performance or contest must fill vehicle outdoors from approved safety
  4. Propane charged cylinders are not permitted on self-propelled vehicles or trailers on display inside buildings.
  5. If at any time an Inspector deems that equipment is being operated in a manner dangerous to public safety, he shall cancel the privilege of the exhibitor concerned.

Exhibitors must provide a set of keys, the contact name, and the phone number of the person responsible to remove the vehicle(s) to Show Management.