Exhibitor Information

Trade Show Hours:

Friday, April 27, 2018 9:00 am – 8:00 pm (8:15 pm Youth Pro-Am Competition Starts)
Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00 am – 8:00 pm (8:15 pm Equine Experience Starts)
Sunday, April 29, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Note: Doors will open to exhibit staff an hour before the show begins, please have your wristbands on.

Move In:

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Trailers & Bulk Space ONLY Move In)
  2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (General Move In)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:00 am – 8:00 pm (General Move In)

Note: Trailers & Bulk Space Exhibitors must be in place before the rest of the booths are setup.

Move Out:

Sunday, April 29, 2018 5:01 pm – 11:59 pm (All Exhibitors – General Move Out)
Monday, April 30, 2018 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (All Exhibitors – Move Out Must Be Complete)

Note: Any exhibitor that moves anything out before 5:01 pm will not be invited back for future Mane Event Expos.

Exhibitor Kit

Closer to the show you will be able to find a link to the Mane Event Exhibitor Kit  below in “Useful Exhibitor Links & Forms”. This kit will contain all the information you need to help manage your booth successfully at The Mane Event! In the meantime, below you will find important information and links in preparation for the expo.

Exhibitor Wristbands (Grants Exhibitor Entrance to Expo)

Wristbands MUST BE WORN at all times by exhibitors at the expo. Only wristbands provide admission into the expo as well as identifies you as an exhibitor to staff and security. Commercial exhibitors will receive a number (dependent on booth size) of complimentary exhibitor wristbands upon check-in during move-in: two for each 5’ x 10’ space, four for each 10’ x 10’ space, and six for each 10’ x 20’ space or larger. Non-Profit/ Association exhibitors will receive either 10 single day passes or 4 weekend passes, depending on what was selected on the booth application, which will be sent a few weeks before the expo to the email provided on the booth application. It is your responsibility to distribute the wristbands to your workers and to have them on upon arrival to work Friday morning. The wristbands are designed to last the entire weekend, replacements will not be issued to exhibitors who lose or destroy their wristbands, instead, you will be required to purchase an admission wristband. If you require more, additional wristbands can be purchased at the Show Office during move-in or in advance by calling (844) 578-7518 or online here.

Company Name Badges (Courtesy Credential)

Badges will be included in the exhibitor’s package upon check in. The Mane Event will provide you with a specific number of badges based on the size of your exhibit space – two for each 5’
x 10’ space, four for each 10’ x 10’ space, and six for each 10’ x 20’ space or larger. Please let us know in advance if you require more. They will include your company name. The badges do not serve as credentials for admission to The Mane Event; they serve only as a means of identifying exhibitors on the trade show floor.

Furniture & Equipment Rentals/ Booth Decoration Services

Goodkey Show Services is proud to have been named the “Official Show Decorator” for the Red Deer Mane Event. They offer a full range of equipment rentals and services to assist you in exhibiting at the show. Please refer to the Show Decorator Kit for complete list of equipment available for rent. You may also bring in your own furniture and accessories. Goodkey will be available during move in/ out times and for limited hours during the expo. Please be sure to check the deadline date for discounted pre-order pricing in the Show Decorator Kit, after the deadline you will pay on-site pricing. All furniture and equipment is to be ordered and paid for through Goodkey Show Services. See below in “Useful Exhibitor Links & Forms” for the Show Decorator Kit.

Internet & Phone Services

Telebyte Communications provides Wired Internet and Phone Service in addition to Self-Service Wireless Internet at Westerner Park. Please see below in “Useful Exhibitor Links & Forms” for rates and set up instructions.

Shipping Details

The exhibitor is responsible for the cost of shipping their merchandise and/or display materials to the expo, as well as returning any unsold products and/or display materials to their home location. All shipments must arrive between Tuesday, April 24th and Thursday, April 26th, 2018. Mane Event staff will be on-site to accept shipments starting on the Tuesday before the show. Please print and use shipping labels provided below or follow the format for ease of delivery.

Print Shipping Labels Here

Please arrange any return shipments through Goodkey Show Services or through your shipping provider. No Mane Event staff is on-site on the Monday following the expo so please ensure that you have completed all the necessary documentation, as The Mane Event will not be responsible for shipments delayed due to incomplete documentation.

Marketing Opportunities

Make the most of your experience at The Mane Event by investing in our various marketing opportunities! We are able to work with you to find the best package to fit your budget and maximize your exposure to the attendees and followers of The Mane Event. We offer sponsorship programs, show guide advertising, banner space, floor decals, window clings and more! The expo has thousands of dedicated equine followers that travel vast distances to attend, learn, shop and enjoy what is available at the show. See our Marketing Opportunities here.

Become A Speaker Or Do A Demonstration

We are seeking industry experts to present EQUINE related topics that meet the current interests and needs of horse enthusiasts of all breeds and disciplines. The opportunity to participate as a speaker at our events offers many advantages! See below in “Useful Exhibitor Links & Forms” to fill out the Speaker/ Demonstration application.


Last year our host hotels SOLD OUT very early! We have added a number of hotels to our list so book your hotel early to avoid extra travel distances. See our Hotels & Camping Page for a complete list of host hotels.

Early Renewal Booth Discount For Renewing Exhibitors

Returning exhibitors will be given the opportunity to renew their booth space or apply for new booth locations before available spaces within the trade show are made available to new exhibitors! Any booth NOT renewed by August 1, 2017 will be made available to new exhibitors. In addition, returning Commercial exhibitors who take advantage of the early renewal program will receive $50 off per 10′ x 10′ booked! (Not applicable for Non-Profit or Association exhibitors). Please note, payment must be received by the early renewal deadline for discount to be applied. 

Useful Exhibitor Links & Forms:

Preliminary Exhibitor’s Kit   
2018 Red Deer Floor Plan  
2018 Commercial Booth Information  
Non-Profit/ Association Information  
Become a Speaker or Do a Demonstration  Due: February 7, 2018
Show Guide Advertising Due: March 12, 2018
Show Decorator Kit – Goodkey Show Services Due: April 6, 2018
Internet and Phone Services – Telebyte Due: April 18, 2018
Printable Shipping Label Due: April 24, 2018