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30th “Pearl” Anniversary April 25-27, 2010 Toronto Congress Centre, North Hall I-J

2010 Exhibitor Prospectus Be a part of the all-new LLHA Show, now celebrating its 30th

year as Canada’s annual national showcase for the industry’s top suppliers and buyers to connect and conduct business in a professional and elegant trade environment.


Travel Goods, Fashion & Accessories Magazine

Official Publica tion of the LLHA Associa tion of Canada and the LLHA Sho w

Luggage, Leathergoods, Handbags and Accessories Association of Canada 1-866-872-2420

Fax: 519-624-6408

LLHA provides a valuable sales & networking opportunity for manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and agents of:


2010 EXHIBITOR PROSPECTUS This year marks an exciting new chapter for LLHA…. • The Show celebrates 30 years of success as Canada’s national industry show for suppliers of luggage, personal leather goods, bags, travel accessories, fashion accessories and much more. • The Show welcomes MediaEDGE Communications to the helm. With over 20 years of success as a leading magazine, conference and trade show company, MediaEDGE is the new media partner for the LLHA Association and its new Show Management firm. • MediaEDGE and the LLHA are proud to have launched a new industry magazine in Summer 2009: TGF&A Travel Goods Fashion & Accessories, the new voice of the industry! With its 2nd issue arriving in November 2009, TGF&A has already received tremendous praise from retailers and suppliers for its high quality, fashionable layout and images, unique size and paper stock, and its interesting and informative content. With a circulation of over 3000 industry retailers across Canada including attending LLHA Show buyers, TGF&A provides an excellent quarterly opportunity for pre-Show publicity.

MediaEDGE: Your one-stop-shop for marketing & sponsorship Industry suppliers now have the opportunity to conveniently partner with one provider to develop customized annual marketing programs incorporating a variety of promotional avenues: TGF&A magazine advertising and literature insertions, LLHA Show exposure, tailored mailings, electronic media, show website banner ads/podcasts/white papers/webinars, sponsorship of show feature areas and special events, and more. MediaEDGE is developing a comprehensive Sponsorship Program incorporating these elements into a number of cost-effective packages and individual opportunities. Details will be available in a Sponsorship Prospectus to be sent soon! Produced by:

MediaEDGE is taking the LLHA Show in exciting new directions. Exhibit your products in our 30th “Pearl” Anniversary edition and enjoy a variety of great Show features: Redesigned Show Layout Featuring an elegant central Show Entrance, a wide entrance boulevard, attractive décor treatments and more. “Pearl Lounge & Restaurant” Within the improved restaurant location with its greater variety of menu offerings, enjoy the new “Pearl Lounge” – whether it’s for cappuccino, gelato or biscotti, relax and enjoy the atmosphere of this funky new area with its comfortable seating. New Product Showcase Put a spotlight on your latest products in this elegant display area off the centre aisle. Have the opportunity to win the award for Best New Product, and be entitled to be part of a special feature in TGF&A’s Show Issue. Look for more details to arrive soon!

Why should you exhibit? • Join over 125 industry suppliers in over 350 booths in this once a

year chance to connect with thousands of retailers face-to-face for a valuable sales & networking opportunity

• Launch new products, interact with key decision makers, develop new accounts and connect with existing ones, generate qualified sales leads, and build your business

• Our database consists of over 5000 buyers representing all types

of retail environments, from large retailers and department stores to national franchises to independent chains, including: luggage and travel stores, handbag stores, specialty stores, fashion boutiques,

salons, spas, shoe stores, apparel shops, gift stores, as well as premium incentive buyers and more

• As a Full Member of the LLHA Association, exhibiting in the LLHA Show entitles you to a variety of free benefits: e-copy of the 2010

Saturday Exhibitor Welcome Reception and AGM On Saturday April 24th, in the beautiful North Hall lobby, celebrate the end of move-in and attend the LLHA’s Annual General Meeting.

Show Attendance List, copy of an annual Retail Survey Report and

Sunday Evening President’s Reception Join your colleagues at the Toronto Airport Marriott on April 25th right after Show close for this annual industry party. Attending retailers have the chance to win prize money to spend at the Show on Monday or Tuesday. Celebrate with the industry award winners for 2010.

links on Show Website and LLHA Website, Invitations to Exhibitor

New Show Website Completely redesigned and updated with greater functionality and interaction, and more promotional opportunities – Look for the relaunch coming soon! TGF&A Magazine Offering you quarterly opportunities for advertisements, editorial and features, TGF&A is the industry’s newest and premier trade publication. Generate tremendous publicity year round by connecting with over 3000 top retailers who receive TGF&A across Canada, including our LLHA Show buyers. Take advantage of TGF&A’s key pre-Show issues in February (Buyers Guide Issue) and April (Show Issue including Show Guide). Guest Speakers • Show Draws for Prize Money & Door Prizes • Internet Café • Coat Check • Shuttle Service • And more

Quarterly Statistics, Quarterly subscription to TGF&A Magazine including listing in Spring 2010 Show Issue, Company listing &

Welcome Reception & AGM / President’s Reception / Keynote Seminars, use of Pearl Lounge and Internet Café at Show, special Show Hotel Rates and Shuttle Service from the Toronto Airport Marriott

Backed by a complete marketing solution Your participation in the LLHA Show is supported by an extensive and targeted promotional campaign to the industry to ensure

total market awareness and to deliver qualified buyers to the Show. The campaign includes: direct mail, client invitations,

promotional e-blasts and e-newsletters, interactive show website with company and brand listings & links / auto-

registration for attendees / additional promotional capabilities,

quarterly promotion in TGF&A Magazine, e-copies of TGF&A posted year round, promotions in other trade publications, automatic badge mailing to previous show buyer attendees, press releases, and more!


Show office

Pearl Lounge & Restaurant

LLHA Internet Assocn. CafĂŠ

Show entrance/ exit Registration

Exhibit in the beautiful, modern, and eco-friendly Toronto Congress Centre North, and enjoy ample free parking, as well as easy access at the rear of the Show to loading docks and drive-in doors for move-in & move-out.

2010 Exhibit Space Rates:

2010 Show Dates:

$13.20 per square foot, Corner fee of $150 each, Drape fees

Sunday April 25 & Monday April 26: 9:00 am-6:00 pm

(if required) of $55/booth (if total 1-4 booths), or $3.45/linear ft. (if total 5 booths or more).

The best booth locations fill quickly. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Tuesday April 27: 9:00 am-3:00 pm

For all the latest details, visit the Show Website:

Please note: In order to exhibit, all companies must be Members of the LLHA Association of Canada, with annual membership fee paid in advance of the Show. For LLHA Association information and to apply for membership on-line, visit

For further membership information contact Catherine Genge, Executive Administrator Tel: 1-866-872-2420 E-mail: Luggage, Leathergoods, Handbags and Accessories Association of Canada

For Exhibit, Sponsorship and TGF&A information, contact: Richard Swayze, LLHA Show Manager and TGF&A Publisher Tel: 416-512-8186 or Toll Free 1-866-216-0860 ext. 246 E-mail:

For Office Use

Contract for Exhibit Space

Booth(s) Assigned:_ _____________

April 25 – 27, 2010


Toronto Congress Centre, North Hall I-J Toronto, Ontario

Dimensions:____________________ Square Ft:_____________________

This Agreement for exhibit space at the LLHA Show (“Show”) is made between MediaEdge Total (Cdn.):$___________________ Communications Inc. (“Show Management”) and the company indicated below (“Exhibitor”): Company Name __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address_________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City_ ________________________________________ Province/State_ ______________ Postal/Zip Code_ __________________________ Phone_ _________________________Fax_ ___________________________Website___________________________________________ Show Contact_ ____________________________________________Title____________________________________________________ Direct Phone _____________________ Cell Phone___________________ Email _______________________________________________ Booth Choice #1_ _______________________#2_ _____________________ #3 ___________________ #4_ ________________________ Payment Information

Rental INFORMATION ___ Booths @ $1320 each = $________________________________ ___ Corners @ $150 each = $________________________________ Drapes for _____ booths

= $________________________________



5% GST


8% PST (on drapes only)


Total Rental (Cdn.)


q Cheque

q Credit Card



Card Number _ ______________________________________ Expiry Date _________________________________________ Name of Cardholder_ _________________________________ Deposit Amount (Cdn.):________________________________ Signature___________________________________________

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: To be confirmed as an exhibitor, LLHA Members must renew their annual Full or Associate-Full Membership dues for 2010. Non-members must apply and receive approval from the LLHA Association of Canada, and must pay their annual membership fee in full. See LLHA Application for Membership, if required, at For more details contact the LLHA Association at or 1-866-872-2420 EXHIBIT SPACE RATES (Canadian Dollars): $13.20 plus gst per square foot Corner Fees: $150 plus gst each Drape Fees (pre-show): $55 + pst & gst per 10x10 (1-4 booths in total) $3.45 + pst & gst per linear ft. (5 booths or more) PAYMENT SCHEDULE 25% due with this contract by December 11, 2009 25% due by January 15, 2010 Balance of 50% due by February 26, 2010 Send cheques payable to MediaEdge Communications to: LLHA Show c/o MediaEdge Communications Inc. 5255 Yonge Street, Suite 1000 Toronto, Ontario M2N 6P4 Tel: 416-512-8186 Fax: 416-512-8344 E-mail:

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Should the Exhibitor cancel or otherwise breach the terms of this Agreement, all payments received by Show Management are non-refundable and the Total Rental herein remains due in full. The Exhibitor accepts and will comply with the rules and regulations in this Agreement and in the Exhibitor Service Manual. Show Management reserves the right to relocate the assigned Exhibitor booth(s) to an alternate space, or to relocate the Show to an alternate location than designated herein. Such relocations shall not relieve the Exhibitor obligations herein. The Exhibitor agrees to carry a minimum of $5,000,000 commercial general liability insurance naming Media Edge Communications Inc. and the LLHA Association of Canada as additional insureds for the duration of the Show from move-in through move-out. The Exhibitor agrees to conduct all business at the Show in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act as outlined by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. EXHIBIT REgulations: The Exhibitor is responsible for the set-up of their exhibit space. Exhibit walls and display elements must not exceed 8 ft in height without prior approval from Show Management. Exhibits must have floor covering as well as perimeter walls or drapes. Enclosed booths are not permitted; all booths must maintain 50% of each aisle’s frontage open to the aisle and unobstructed by walls or displays. The Exhibitor agrees not to remove exhibit display or product prior to the start of move-out at final Show closing, and the Exhibitor shall complete such removal within the time designated for move-out. The Exhibitor is liable for any damage caused during the Show to the property of the building or other exhibitors. Further exhibit regulations will be specified in the Exhibitor Service Manual.

I accept the terms and conditions herein, and understand that this shall become a binding contract upon acceptance and co-signature by MediaEdge Communications Inc.:

Authorized Signature:___________________________________________ Print Name:_______________________________________ Company Name:_ ________________________________________________________________ Date:__________________________ Accepted by MediaEdge Communications Inc.: _______________________________________ Date:__________________________

LLHA 2010 Exhibitor Prospectus  
LLHA 2010 Exhibitor Prospectus  

LLHA 2010 Exhibitor Prospectus