Exhibitor Price List

The following options are available for exhibitors interested in showcasing a business for sale or showcasing a non-metropolitan BC community.

Exhibit Your Community

Small Exhibitor Booth
Small Exhibitor Booth*$1,000

*$650 for communities <25,000 population.
Measures 5' x 10.' 

Includes 1 Exhibitor Ticket, 1 backdrop, drapery sidewalls, 1 table, and 1 chair. Exhibitor booths are located by region. Booths can be shared by multiple parties (additional Exhibitor tickets must be purchased).

Large Exhibitor Booth
Large Exhibitor Booth*$1,500

Measures 10' x 10.'
*$1,000 for communities <25,000 population.

Includes 1 Exhibitor Ticket, 1 backdrop, drapery sidewalls, 1 table, and 1 chair. Exhibitor booths are located by region. Booths can be shared by multiple parties (additional Exhibitor tickets must be purchased).

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24" x 36" Community Storyboard$500

Community Storyboards are large scale posters that are printed, displayed on a backdrop and installed within each BC region at the tradeshow. Community Storyboards are located in a critical area for buyer interest alongside business listings.

There are 2 types of Community Storyboard:

  1. Community Overview
    Displays information about the community's business resources, opportunities, incentives, lifestyle perks and a general summary, ex. population, cost of living, location, major industries, etc.

  2. Entrepreneur Opportunities
    Displays information specific to the gaps in the local market for starter businesses. If your community needs someone to open a specific type of business (ex. Campsite, law office, medical office, housing construction,etc.) this is the place to profile those opportunities.

Purchase of a Storyboard includes:

  • 1 Event Ticket
    Attendance is optional. If attending, an indicator will be added to your Storyboard to alert buyers that you are on site and available to meet in person.
  • Design & Printing Services
    All Storyboard content (text and images) must be provided to the GBCBS who will coordinate design and installation.
Additional Event Ticket
Additional Event Ticket$150

Grants you access to the Tradeshow on October 3rd plus a ticket to the Reception on Friday, October 2nd. Reception includes attendance by government, partner and community representatives.

Virtual GBCBS Tradeshow Ticket
Virtual GBCBS Tradeshow Ticket*Free

*Conditions apply.

If you purchase a GBCBS Event Ticket, Storyboard, Exhibitor Booth or Sponsorship Package you automatically receive a ticket to participate in the Virtual GBCBS Tradeshow taking place January 2021.

Exhibit Your Business

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24" x 36" Business Seller Storyboard$500

Business Seller Storyboards are large scale posters that are printed, displayed on backdrops and installed within each BC region at the tradeshow. This will be a critical area for buyer interest.

Storyboards tell the story of your business: Its operations, equipment and staff, opportunities for growth and more.

Purchase of a Business Seller Storyboard includes:

  • 1 Event Ticket
    Attendance is optional. If attending, an indicator will be added to your Storyboard to alert buyers that you are on site and available to meet in person.
  • Design & Printing Services
    All Storyboard content (text and images) must be provided to the GBCBS who will coordinate design and installation. 
  • *Website Listing
    *Conditions apply. See below under "Website Listing."
  • *Show Guide Listing
    *Conditions apply. See below under "Show Guide Listing."
  • Virtual GBCBS Business Listing
  • Automatically included. 

Money-back guarantee: If your business sells before September 1st, 2020 the GBCBS provides a money-back guarantee and will reimburse you the full cost of your purchase, pending proof of sale.

Show Guide Listing
Show Guide Listing*Free

Listings of businesses for sale are published in the print edition of the GBCBS Show Guide and distributed to every buyer attending the event. Level 1, 2 & 3 sponsors have exclusive rights to provide display advertising in the Show Guide.

*Conditions apply: Businesses must be listed on Venture Connect.ca (see "website Listing" below) and must be vetted or certified for eligibility in order to be included in the Show Guide.

Website Listing
Website Listing*Free

All businesses listed on GBCBS affiliate website Venture Connect.ca will be promoted and visible to buyers and investors before the tradeshows. Only vetted or certified businesses will be flagged as part of the GBCBS.

*Conditions apply. Sellers are responsible for creating their own listing. This can be accomplished by creating an account with Venture Connect and adding a new listing. 

Business Vetting
Business Vetting$250 per business

All businesses that are for sale by owners and not being represented by a broker or realtor must be vetted before they are eligible to be part of the GBCBS. Businesses for sale by brokers and realtors must undergo a short certification process. Refer to the Eligibility page for more information.

Virtual GBCBS Tradeshow Ticket
Virtual GBCBS Tradeshow Ticket*Free

*Conditions apply.

If you purchase a GBCBS Event Ticket, Storyboard, Exhibitor Booth or Sponsorship Package you automatically receive a ticket to participate in the Virtual GBCBS Tradeshow taking place January 2021.

Storyboard Samples

Business Seller

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Community Overview

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Entrepreneur Opportunities

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