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Why Sponsor

CONNECT will bring together thousands of restaurant, bar, nightclub, hotel and motel operators from across BC to see the latest in technology, products and services from over 300 of the industry’s leading suppliers. The show will also feature industry leading seminars, social events, workshops and a number of excellent networking opportunities for delegates to develop long term strategies for their operations.

The CONNECT trade show floor presents tremendous opportunity to promote your products and services to leading industry professionals and buyers;

  • Elevate your company profile and brands
  • Form new strategic business alliances and partnerships
  • Increase your brand awareness in a targeted market
  • Meet “Face to Face” with qualified buyers
  • Meet over 4,000 hospitality industry professionals
  • Build relationships that could lead to future business opportunities
  • Trade show booths provide a cost effective way to promote and sell your offerings
  • Launch, introduce and demonstrate new products
  • Network with existing clients


Our long-standing industry positions and relationships with key players allow us to attract the most senior decision makers.


The CONNECT Show is supported by a promotional campaign that reaches all major hospitality industry professionals in British Columbia and is specifically targeted to attract the most qualified buying audience. Promotional activity will include:

  • Print and digital advertising in a variety of industry and trade publications with local, provincial and nationwide distribution
  • An email marketing campaign and e-newsletter
  • A social media campaign which will feature CONNECT’s exhibitors and sponsors
  • Mail distribution of a print brochure
  • The CONNECT Show website –
  • Distribution of print and digital “tickets” to exhibitors, sponsors and hosts for distribution to key clients and members
  • The CONNECT Show Guide