Richmond Amateur Radio
Exhibition & Swap Meet
Saturday, April 7, 2018


Online Payment for Swap Meet Table: $20 per table

The Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC) will be hosting it's second annual celebration of Amateur radio communications on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the South Arm United Church in south Richmond (southwest corner of No. 3 Rd. and Steveston Hwy.) Once again, the event will include a display of emergency communications vehicles (and equipment) from local municipalities and Amateur radio groups, as well as vendors of Amateur radio and related equipment.

Formal announcement of this event and invitations to local emergency communications and Amateur radio organizations will be sent out in early December 2017.

Updates on the Richmond Amateur Radio Exhibition & Swap Meet will be posted on this page as they become available: www.richmondarc.ca/comfest2018.html


Venue: South Arm United Church (Gym Hall)
Address: 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC (SW corner Steveston Hwy. & No. 3 Rd.)
Hours: 9 AM to 12 PM
Admission: $5 per person (free admission to children under age of 12)
Parking: FREE

Vendor table: $20 each, includes 2 free admission (before Mar. 1, 2018)
Vendor table: $25 each, includes 2 free admission (on or after Mar. 1, 2018)

Vendor and exhibitor set up: 8:00 AM
Tear down: Premises must be vacatedby by no later than 1 PM

Coffee and snacks available for sale
Door prizes, raffles (to be confirmed)


MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES FOR DONORS AND ADVERTISERS

The RARC Swap Meet on Apr. 7, 2018 presents marketing opportunities for vendors of ham radio and related computer and electronics products and services to the Amateur radio community in the Greater Vancovuer area. This event takes place in the Vancouver and Richmond part of the Lower Mainland, drawing attendees from a new market segment along with the usual Amateur radio enthusiasts from the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

RARC welcomes support from corporate vendors through donations of Amateur radio related items (to be raffed as door prizes at the event) in exchange for advertising and publicity benefits.

DOOR PRIZE

RECOGNITION
ON WEB SITE

LOGO or NAME
ON POSTER

VENDOR TABLE
(with 2 admissions)

Less than $50 value

 

 

$50 to $100 value

 

$100 to $200 value

One free table

$200 to $300 value

Two free tables

Above $300 value

To be negotiated

Donors and advertisers sigining up now will have about a 20-week window of publicity by being a part of the RARC marketing for the Exhibition & Swap Meet. Advertising and publicity benefits for supporting the swap meet includes:

E-mails - Messaging with planned follow-up content are sent to identified groups in the community that may be target markets for the event. These groups include local Amateur radio organizations, groups that are related to the electronics hobby (e.g. Van. Hack Space), groups that have potential interests in Amateur radio (e.g. Scouts), and businesses that may be interest in products at the sawp meet (i.e. film production firms).

Posters - Printed posters will be distributed at locations that are frequented by a broad section of the community (e.g. local community centres, coffee shops, business with community activities bulleting boards). Posters will also be posted at venues where there will be high-traffic events (i.e. Christmas craft fairs, community concerts, etc.). Posters will be periodically updated with new donors and advertisers on the list.

Web Site presence - Updates on the event and related Amateur radio information will be posted on the RARC Website (www.rarclub.ca) and event Website (www.richmondarc.ca) to generate frequent visits to the page and cultivate conversation about upcoming events.

Radio nets - Efforts will be made to announce the event at local Amateur radio clubs' weekly radio nets.

CONSIDER THE MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR COMPANY BY BEING ON RARC'S PROMOTION PROGRAM FOR THE SWAP MEET.

For more information on marketing opportunities with RARC's promotion program for the swap meet, please contact: Urey, VE7URE

Information about RARC: www.rarclub.ca



Go to RARC main Website

Updated: Nov. 8, 2017