Frequently Asked Questions


WRLA takes our members safety seriously.  The pandemic situation is fluid and changes often.  As we plan towards an in-person event we will post any event updates regarding specific safety measures at the 2022 event here.

Show Hours
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Show Lunch Hours

  • Thursday: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:30 a.m. -  1 p.m.

PRE-SHOW PICK UP

Date

Location

Hours for Pick up

Tuesday, January 18

RBC Convention Centre

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 19

RBC Convention Centre

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Delta Marriott Hotel lobby

2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

AT SHOW

Date

Location

Hours for Pick Up

Thursday, January 20

RBC Convention Centre

Badge pick up begins one hour before show doors open and closes one hour before show doors close.

Show Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, January 21

RBC Convention Centre

Badge pick up begins one hour before show doors open and closes one hour before show doors close.

Show Hours: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

There are two booth types to choose from:

  • Inside Booth (10x10) Price - $1,500+ GST
  • Corner Booth (10x10) Price - $1,700+ GST
Note: There is a $250 registration fee per company (not per booth). 

  • Complete draped exhibit area.
  • Booth carpet (standard carpet, no underpadding).
  • One (1) electrical outlet per exhibitor.
  • Free lunch during posted lunch hours.
  • Listing in official printed show guidebook and app (Apple and Android).
  • Access to a Lead Retrieval app.
  • Access to the Networking & Awards event at the Delta Marriott Hotel (with badge).
  • Professional security – during times outlined in Exhibitor Rules and Regulations.
  • Materials handling and storage at the show (includes to and from loading dock at the RBC Convention Centre only and storage at the RBC Convention Centre only). 
  • Opportunity to submit a new product application for consideration to be displayed in the New Product Showcase and listed in the show guidebook and show app.*
  • Opportunity to submit a show special for listing in the show guidebook and show app.*
                    *Time-sensitive applications.

                    On Foot

                    Please see your hotel map for the best way from a WRLA partner hotel to the RBC Convention Centre


                    Taxis

                    • Duffy's Taxi: 204-925-0101
                    • Unicity Taxi: 204-925-3131

                    TappCar

                    Winnipeg's ride sharing service. TappCar Click Here

                    Yes. Details will be provided on site. 

                    Parking at the RBC Convention Centre is $17 for 12 hours (no in & out privileges) or $21 for 24-hour parking.

                    THERE ARE NO PRE-PURCHASED PARKING PASSES AVAILABLE

                    The RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg has two separate climate-controlled underground parkades (North and South) with 729 parking stalls. Designated parking stalls are located adjacent to each elevator with charging stations in the south parkade for electric vehicles.

                    The parkade is able to accommodate standard passenger vehicles (car, half-ton trucks and vans). Oversized SUVs and other vehicles that exceed parkade height restrictions (6 feet 5 inches) are invited to use surface parking lots or street parking available throughout the downtown area.

                    Just a friendly reminder that even though the parkade is monitored by security officers and cameras 24/7, it is still important that articles of value not be left or stored in any vehicle as the Convention Centre is not responsible for any loss or theft.

                    To view a map click here

                    RBC Convention Centre is the exclusive supplier of food and beverage service.
                    • If you choose to supply your own personalized bottled water, coffee or food items, you must complete the RBC Convention Centre food & beverage consessionaire authorization form. Click here for the agreement form.
                    • Outside foods are not permitted and must be purchased through concessions. You can order food and beverage with RBC Convention Centre by clicking here for their order form.

                    Yes. Please contact RBC Convention Centre directly to make arrangements. Phone 204-957-4527 or email e2eae631bWnj29jTM_cimMMZg1ZMW|.

                    THERE IS NO ADVANCE SHIPPING TO THE EVENT VENUE. Please review the Shipping Infomation section here

                    Download our show app for the most up-to-date schedule of classes, events and show hours.

                    WRLA's policy is only responsible for the common areas outside of exhibitors' booths. It is the responsibility of every exhibitor to arrange their own coverage. In many circumstances, the organizer must comply with their own insurance companies’ requirements that all exhibitors have sufficient liability insurance before they can set up at the venue. The most common liability claims are what the insurance industry refers to as "Slips, trips and falls." 

                    Yes, if you purchase your optional property coverage your contents are covered while in transit and at the show. Transit coverage offered by shipping companies usually offer transit Insurance coverage that is far below the actual value of your property, it is usually determined by weight instead of actual value and they don't cover your contents at the booth. Please refer to our applications or schedule of coverage for our property contents limit.

                    Check your existing insurance policy for details and to ensure it meets the show regulations.
                    If you need more insurance coverage:

                    Exhibitorinsurance.com is the leading insurance provider to the event, conference and trade show industry.

                    Exhibitorinsurance.com offers broad coverage with high limits and low premiums to tens of thousands of exhibitors across North America and globally. They offer from $1,000,000-$5,000,000 in commercial general liability, including an optional property coverage in $10,000, $25,000 and $50,000 increments. Your property will be covered at the show and in transit, three days before and three days after the show.

                    Their staff have experience both from the insurance and trade show industry.

                    For more details visit: www.exhibitorinsurance.com.

                    Order directly with our partner/supplier GES Exhibitor Services. Look under EXHIBITOR RESOURCES for links.

                    If you still have questions or concerns not covered in our FAQs, please email us. Be sure to include your name, phone number, and email address.

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