Online EARLY payment for each vendor table: $20

    GENERAL INFO

Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC) will be hosting its third annual swap meet and emergency communications display event on Saturday, April 6, 2019, once again in the South Arm United Church gym building on 11051 No. 3 Rd. (southwest corner of No. 3 Rd. and Steveston Hwy.) in Richmond, BC. There will be the usual vendor tables, door prizes from local and national suppliers, and special raffles (licence pending), as well as a more extensive display of communication equipment by Amateur radio organizations and municipal emergency programs.

Updates on the Richmond Amateur Radio Exhibition & Swap Meet will be posted on this page as they become available: www.richmondarc.ca/swapmeet2019.html

    EVENT DETAILS

Venue: South Arm United Church (Gym Hall)
Address: 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC (SW corner Steveston Hwy. & No. 3 Rd.)
Hours: 10:00 to 13:00 (10 AM to 1 PM)
Admission: $5 per person (free admission to children 12 and under)
Parking: FREE (church parking lot, and along No. 3 Rd. where permissible)

Vendor table (6 feet): $20 each, includes 2 free admissions (before Mar. 1, 2018)

Vendor and exhibitor set up: 9 AM
Doors open to the public: 10 AM
Premises must be vacated by vendors no later than 2 PM

Coffee, beverages and snacks available for sale
Door prizes and raffles (licence pending)

    MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

INFORMATION FOR SPONSORS, ADVERTISERS AND DONORS

The RARC Swap Meet on Apr.6, 2019 presents marketing opportunities for vendors of Amateur radio and related computer and electronics products and services, as well as emergency preparedness supplies, to the Amateur radio community in the Greater Vancovuer area. This event takes place in the heart of the Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey/Delta part of the Greater Vancouver Area drawing attendees from as far away as the Fraser Valle and Vancouver Island.

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

Advertising and publicity benefits for supporting the event 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, groups that have potential interests in Amateur radio, and businesses that may be interested in products at the sawp meet.

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 Net Announcements - Efforts will be made to announce the event at local Amateur radio club radio nets.

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

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

For more information about RARC: www.rarclub.ca



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Updated: Feb. 10, 2019