FAQs – Exhibitors

May 25, 2016

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the Mega Job Fair & Business Expo 2017. If you cannot find the answers to your questions here, feel free to inquire at Katarina.Low@pics.bc.ca or at 604-596-7722 ext. 150.

What are the benefits of exhibiting?

  • 5,000 attendees and 100 different exhibitors expected
  • Great networking opportunities to meet new people and businesses
  • A massive pool of prospective employees to screen from
  • The ability to conduct on-the-spot interviews
  • Save time and cost of the recruitment process by eliminating the need to market and advertise
  • Opportunity to showcase your business, products, and services
  • Exposure gained through the marketing campaign of the event, which includes: radio ads, highway and street banners, billboards, SkyTrain posters, TransLink bus ads, and more

How much do tables cost?

The table price varies depending on the location of the table, the nature of the business (we offer discounts to certain organizations, such as non-profits), and the date of registration.

What comes with the table? 

Each booth comes with a standard 2.5 feet x 6 feet table, 2 chairs and one white or blue linen table cloth. A maximum of one banner display is permitted per table purchased.

Will we have access to power outlets?

Each exhibitor will have access to a power outlet. If you require additional outlets, you may bring additional adapters or extensions.

Can we sell there?

Yes, you may sell your products at the event, as long as you only do so in your assigned booth.

What do we need to bring to the event?

Any additional materials you wish to display in your booth to advertise your services outside of the given materials. This may include: Display materials, pamphlets, brochures, projection screen, laptops, etc.

Will there be parking available?

Free parking is available on University Drive.
Paid parking is available beneath the new city hall plaza @ $1.50 per hour.

What kinds of food and beverages can we expect to see?

Complimentary food beverages will be provided for all exhibitors as provided by the sponsors of the event.

What’s the cancelling policy?

All sales for booths are finals and we do not provide any refund. It is up to the exhibitor to make it to the event on time and be prepared and oblige by the rules and regulations set forth by PICS Society.

When do we set up? When is take down?

Each exhibitor must stay for the six hour duration from 10 am to 4 pm with no exceptions. One person must be present at the booth for the entire duration of the event. Take down can commence once the event is completed at 4 pm. A networking event will begin at 9:30 am, so we ask that you are fully set up and prepared by that time. The doors will be open for set up at 8:00 am at the earliest.

Will Wi-Fi be provided for the event?

The City of Surrey provides 1 hour of free Wi-Fi to each exhibitor attending that must be refreshed at the end of the cycle. Any additional Wi-Fi required must be at one’s own expense.