FAQ

1. What are the tradeshow & conference dates and times?

Date Exhibit Hours Seminar Hours
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

2. Where is the tradeshow & conference located?

Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC, V6C 0C3
Canada
www.vancouverconventioncentre.com

The registration area is located outside the tradeshow in Exhibit Halls B and C on the Exhibition Level. All seminars are located on the second level of the Convention Centre (2 levels above the Exhibition Level).

3. What is the cost to attend the trade show and/or seminars and what is included?

If you pre-register by the Early Bird Deadline, there is NO COST to walk the trade show floor. If you register after the Early Bird Deadline, the cost to attend the exposition is $25 unless you have a complimentary pass. Complimentary passes circulated by exhibitors may be used for on-site registration or you can use the discount code indicated on the complimentary pass to register online for the exposition at NO COST after the Early Bird Deadline.

Educational seminars are an additional charge and prices are indicated on the seminars page. The cost of seminars includes the entrance fee to the trade show floor.

Everyone who registers for seminars or the tradeshow by the Early Bird Deadline will receive their badge and conference information in the mail prior to the show.

4. Do the seminar prices include tax?

No, tax is separate and is not included in the cost of seminars.

5. Why are there two different prices for all the seminars?

This is to encourage delegates to register early and save money.

6. Is there a student rate?

Please contact Gillian Wright for more information.

7. Can I register by phone?

You must register by fax, mail or online.

8. Can I attend more than one seminar?

Our diverse program allows you to take several sessions over the course of 2 days.

9. Will there be food service at BUILDEX?

Food and beverage service is available on the exposition floor.

10. How do I pay by cheque?

Simply mail your payment along with a copy of your registration form to:

BUILDEX Vancouver
Suite 510 – 1185 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC
V6E 4E6

11. How do I pay by credit card?

Register online or fax (1.604.631.2105) in a copy of your registration with your credit card information, including name, number and expiry.

12. How do I get to BUILDEX?

See the Directions & Parking page.

13. Where do I access my delegate badge?

Your delegate badge will be emailed to you.  Print your badge at home and save time or bring your receipt to the show and we will happily print your badge.  If you are unable to access your receipt, please contact Gillian Wright or visit us onsite at BUILDEX.

14. If I don’t pre-register, will there be a charge to attend?

Yes, the on-site charge will be $25 to enter the tradeshow.

15. Can I register for seminars at the door / on-site?

Yes, however you will have to pay the on-site registration fee and a seat for seminars cannot be guaranteed.

16. Can I bring my child?

The BUILDEX tradeshow floor is intended to be a professional Business-to-Business environment so it is highly recommended that children do not attend. In a situation where this is unavoidable, access will be allowed onto the tradeshow floor during show hours but the parent/guardian will be responsible for ensuring appropriate behavior is maintained and any unforeseen damages. No on-site daycare is available. Note: Due to the professional classroom setting, no children are allowed in the seminars.