Saturday, July 23 - 09:30 to 12:00

RARC Swap Meet Info

ABOUT THE EVENT

The Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC) will be hosting an indoor swap meet for Amateur radio and related items on Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon at the South Arm United Church in south Richmond (southwest corner of Number 3 Rd. and Steveston Hwy.).

We are trying out a summer date this year to see if the weather cooperates, before returning to our regular event which includes displays of emergency communications vehicles and equipment.


Venue: South Arm United Church - Gym Hall (south of church section)
Address: 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC (SW corner Steveston Hwy. & No. 3 Rd.)
Hours: 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon
Admission: $5 per person (free admission to children under age of 12)
Parking: FREE (Church parking lot)
(Additional parking along No. 3 Rd. - just avoid falling into the ditch.)

Vendor table (6 feet): $20 each, includes one free admission per table purchased

Vendor and exhibitor set up: 08:30 AM
Event starts - doors open to public: 09:30 AM
Event ends: 12:00 noon
Premises must be vacated by vendors no later than 12:30 PM


Current Updates for Event

June 16, 2022 - Recived confirmation from South Arm United church that there are presently no COVID-19 related health and safety restrictions for the venue. Only reminder is that hall is used as child care facility during the week and so must remain a peanut-free zone during the swap meet.

June 15, 2022 - RAC (BC and Yukon Region) and BC QSO Bureau confirmed attendance.

June 2, 2022 - Fleetwood Digital will be present with pop-up retail tables.


Purchase a Vendor Table


VENDOR TABLES PAYMENT OPTIONS ($20 PER TABLE, $10 PER HALF TABLE)

Online Payment

Funds Transfer

Swap Meet Table


Send funds by
e-Transfer to:
rarc-payment@cwthree.com

(Use AR related password)

Marketing Opportunities

FOR ADVERTISERS AND SPONSORS

The RARC Swap Meet on July 23, 2022 presents marketing opportunities for vendors of Amateur radio and related products and services to the Amateur radio community in the Lower Mainland region of BC. This event takes place in south Richmond, drawing participants from Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley and as far as the Okanagan.

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 FLYER

VENDOR TABLE
(with 2 admissions)

Less than $50 value

 

 

$50 to $100 value

 

$100 to $250 value

One free table

$250 to $500 value

Two free tables

Above $500 value

To be negotiated

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, groups that have potential interests in Amateur radio, and businesses that may be interested in products at the sawp meet.

Flyers distribution - Flyers will be electronically distributed on social media and sent to local community groups interested in the event. Content will be periodically updated with current donors and advertisers.

Web Site presence - Updates on the event and related Amateur radio information will be posted on the RARC online assets (Main Website at www.rarclub.ca, event Website at www.richmondarc.ca and RARC Facebook page) to cultivate publicity for the event.

Radio nets - Efforts will be made to announce the event at local Amateur radio club 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


Door Prizes

(To be announced shortly)


To RARC main Website
Updated: June 16, 2022