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Welcome to the Construction Engineering Products Expo 2016 Exhibitor Manual

This online resource contains everything you need as an exhibitor at CEPE 2016.
Please review the key forms and deadlines will assist with your event preparation. We look forward to partnering with you to make this a successful show.

Construction Engineering Products Expo, October 24, 2016

Westin Ottawa Governor General Ballroom 1, 11 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 9H4

Please note that booth numbers are NOT required to order electrical, internet or other items from suppliers.

* All exhibits must be set by 9:30 AM on show day. Any exhibitors that do not check in by this time may forfeit their right to exhibit.
October 24, 2016 – Westin Ottawa, Ottawa
Exhibitor Move-InSunday October 23, 201610:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-In (Hand Carry Items Only)Monday October 24, 20167:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.*
Tradeshow HoursMonday October 24, 201610:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-OutMonday October 24, 20164:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

You can use any shipping company you prefer. Ensure your onsite staff are aware of the shipping company you have booked so that if  your packages have not arrived, they are able to track and find the shipment.

Note: you must notify show organizers by September 9 if you are shipping something large as there are restrictions on the show floor for heavy or large equipment or anything above and beyond the 6ft by 3ft space. Large items that arrive at the hotel that are not pre-approved may be turned away upon delivery.

Direct Shipments
You must notify the Westin Ottawa in advance of your shipment by completing the  Westin Ottawa Package Handling forms

and sending forms to:

Chrissy Lavender
Meeting and Event Manager
Westin Ottawa
T 613.560.7318 F 613.560.7359

Return Shipments
Return shipment pick-ups should be pre-arranged for
Monday, October 24, 2016 from 4pm -6pm, directly from the Westin Ottawa, Governor General Ballroom 1
Exhibitors are responsible for pre-arranging return shipments. Exhibitors should bring waybills and return shipping paperwork with them.  Any shipments left at the venue on may be subject to material handling fees and storage fees from the venue until return shipping is arranged.


Insurance – due October 7, 2016:
A certificate of insurance is required of all Exhibitors. Use our handy requirement sheet below. Send this to your insurance provider today. Most insurance providers will draft your certificate at no charge. If you need to purchase insurance, see link below from ($159 automatically purchased online) or PAL Insurance ($97.20 must fill in PDF and email or fax to them). PAL Insurance accepts VISA and MasterCard only.

Insurance Information Purchase Insurance Online from Exhibitor Insurance Download PAL Insurance Request

Show Decorator (Additional Furnishings)
The official show decorator is FREEMAN for additional furnishings. To order, contact:
Bryan Glube, Client Solutions Manager
613-748-7180 ext. 241

Electricity, Internet and a/v
Electricity and Internet Order Form


Exhibitor Booth Staff:
Please provide the information for all exhibitor staff that plan to attend the show. Advance registration will save time and hassle onsite so please register today. Click on this link to access the Exhibitor Registration Site:

Exhibitor Badges

The Value of Face-to-Face Meetings

Research shows that face-to-face meetings are an important part of our culture.

  • 95% see face-to-face meetings as the key to success for long-term relationships.
  • 89% considered meetings essential for “sealing the deal.”
  • 82% say meetings are most effective for negotiating important contracts.

Source: Harvard Business Review


Increase your exposure at the event by becoming a sponsor. Sponsorship opportunities still available. For details contact Maureen Levy at 416-510-5111, or Vince Naccarato at 416-510-5118,

Email Signature

While your email signature might not necessarily help you generate more registrants, it will surely spread the word about the event and gain some awareness among your target audience. Include the name, date and url for the event to create interest and “buzz”

Website Advertising

Place an event banner or button on your website and let your clients and prospects know that you are exhibiting at the show. Download either the image or copy the HTML into your website.

TypeHTML Code
Banner AdCEPE_Leaderboard<a href=””><img title=”2016 Banner Ad ” src=”” alt=”” width=”300″ height=”38″ /></a>
Mobile AdCEPE_Mobile<a href=””><img title=”2016 Mobile Ad ” src=”” alt=”” width=”300″ height=”50″ /></a>


We are pleased to provide you with trade show invitations to share with your current and potential clients. This is an all-access trade show pass including entrance to the trade show floor and excellent networking opportunities.

Invitation Coming Soon

Interesting Ideas

Below are articles to provide you with strategies for inviting you clients or contacts to the event :