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 Wristbands

Wristbands MUST BE WORN at all times at the expo. Only wristbands provide admission into the expo as well as identifies you as an exhibitor to staff and security. You will receive your exhibitor wristbands upon check-in during move-in. 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.

Booth Decoration Services

Goodkey Show Services is proud to have been named the “Official Show Decorator” for The Mane Event. They offer a full range of services to assist you in exhibiting at the show. You may also bring in your own furniture and accessories. 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.

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! Please see below for downloadable PDF Application or fill online HERE.

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.

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.

Print Shipping Labels Here


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 – Coming Soon! Due: TBA
Internet and Phone Services – Telebyte – Coming Soon! Due: TBA
Printable Shipping Label Due: April 24, 2018