Master Promotions Ltd. http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/dates-announced-for-the-2013-national-heavy-equipment-show-in-toronto/ Latest News and Updates Coming Soon: Atlantic Canada’s Only Fall Home Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/coming-soon-atlantic-canada-s-only-fall-home-show/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – This fall, the Big One is back! The <strong>Nova Scotia Fall Ideal Home Show</strong> returns to Halifax Exhibition Centre <strong>September 30<sup>th</sup> through October 2<sup>nd</sup></strong>. This is the only fall home show in the region, so it’s the place to be for those looking for insight, inspiration and advice on home improvements and renovations.</p> <p>“There’s a lot of excitement around the show this year – the overall mood in Halifax is really positive,” said <strong>Senior Show Manager Denise Miller</strong>. “We have a lot of brand new exhibitors, which is great to see. There’s a focus on smart home products, with some really cool, innovative devices; and of course we’re back again with the popular home heating feature… we pretty much have every heat source covered, from solar to wood, to oil &amp; propane, to geothermal.”</p> <p>In addition to the Smart Home and Home Heating features, the 2016 edition of the show will also include:</p> <ul><li>Seminars on the Herald Homes Stage with a range of professionals including HGTV’s Carson Arthur</li> <li>Tiny House feature with Nest Tiny Home Builders</li> <li>Lots of special promotions, deals and new products</li> <li>Experts on Demand mini workshops with East Coast Living Magazine (bring your questions and project plans)</li> <li>On-site electronics recycling with the Electronic Products Recycling Association of Nova Scotia</li> <li>Cute furry friends with SPCA Nova Scotia and the Scouts Canada Activity Centre</li> <li>Enter to win a 3-night GR8 Day package with White Point Beach Resort and C100 FM</li> <li>Plus more than $2,500 in prizes from Black &amp; Decker and DeWalt tools will be given away over the weekend!</li> </ul><p><strong><br/>Brand new for 2016:</strong> LumberMart will have their “TimberRink” product at the show. This synthetic ice surface is available in many different sizes and can be used year round! Bring the ice rink right to your home! Be sure to stop by their booth to check it out.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td>Friday, September 30<sup>th</sup></td> <td>12 Noon - 8pm</td> </tr><tr><td>Saturday, October 1<sup>st</sup></td> <td>10am - 6pm</td> </tr><tr><td>Sunday, October 2<sup>nd</sup>  </td> <td>10am - 5pm</td> </tr></tbody></table><p><strong><br/>LOCATION</strong></p> <p>Halifax Exhibition Centre<br/>200 Prospect Road<br/>Halifax, NS </p> <p><strong><br/>ADMISSION</strong></p> <p>Adults - $8<br/>Seniors (65+) - $6<br/>Juniors (10-16) - $6<br/>Children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult<br/>Family Pass (2 adults + 2 juniors) - $20 </p> <p><br/>Visit <a href="http://www.FallIdeal.ca">www.FallIdeal.ca</a> or find the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NSFallIdealHomeShow">show on Facebook</a> for all the latest information!</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Denise Miller, Senior Show Manager<br/>Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><a href="mailto:dmiller@mpltd.ca">dmiller@mpltd.ca</a><br/>1-888-454-7469 </p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/>Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/>1-888-454-7469</p> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:44:02 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/coming-soon-atlantic-canada-s-only-fall-home-show/ DEMO International Opens Tomorrow http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/demo-international-opens-tomorrow/ <p><em>Maple Ridge, BC</em> – More than two years of work have led to the opening of <strong>DEMO International®</strong>, which begins tomorrow and runs through Saturday in Maple Ridge, BC. This three-day forestry event is one of North America’s largest and most distinctive outdoor equipment shows.</p> <p>DEMO International® is an “all live and in action, in-woods” equipment show, which features the latest technologies in equipment, products and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations. It is the flagship event of the <strong>Canadian Woodlands Forum</strong> and takes place every four years in a different location. This year, it is returning to the west coast for the first time in 16 years, and will be hosted by the <strong>Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia</strong>.</p> <p>“We couldn’t be more pleased that it’s finally show time!” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager with Master Promotions Ltd.</strong> “It’s been a lot of hard work and planning to get to this stage. We’ve got close to 150 exhibitors all moved in and set up around a 3.2 km loop of roadway that was specially built for the show, and we’re expecting in the neighbourhood of 10,000 visitors to come and tour the site and meet with exhibitors over the next three days. Excitement is high since DEMO won’t be back again until 2020!”</p> <p>As with past events, this year’s edition is expected to attract an <strong>international audience</strong>, with visitors already registered from New Zealand, Australia, Finland, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, India, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France. Those wishing to attend the show can pre-register online at <a href="http://www.DEMOInternational.com">www.DEMOInternational.com</a> or can purchase a one- or three-day pass on-site.</p> <p>A <strong>DEMO International® smartphone app</strong> is available for free download from Google Play or in the App Store by searching for DEMO International®. The app will help visitors get the most out of their show experience and features tons of useful tools. There is also a DEMO 2016 electronic pocket guide, available by <a href="http://www.woodbusiness.ca/images/pdf/demo2016_pocketguide_map.pdf">clicking here</a>.</p> <p>During the show, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will hold a <strong>fundraising auction</strong> with proceeds going to UBC Forestry. Many exhibitors will be also featuring innovative products and special show-only promotions. For complete event details and information, visit <a href="http://www.DemoInternational.com">www.DemoInternational.com</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/DEMO-International-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-172014716509379">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>Thursday, September 22 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/>Friday, September 23 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/>Saturday, September 24 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm</p> <p>Location: The Albion Fairgrounds, Maple Ridge, BC</p> <p><strong><br/>For more information on DEMO International® 2016, please <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/previous-events/demo-international-3/media-kit/v">visit our media kit</a> or contact: </strong></p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td> <p><strong>Peter Robichaud</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Executive Director<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canadian Woodlands Forum<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (902) 897-6961<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (902) 899-6420<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:probichaud@cwfcof.org">probichaud@cwfcof.org</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Paul Lawson</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Director<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">UBC Research Forests<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (604) 463-8148<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (604) 341-2168<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:paul.lawson@ubc.ca">paul.lawson@ubc.ca</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Mark Cusack</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (506) 649-0023<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (506) 333-1064<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> </td> <td><strong>Moira Pellerine</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (902) 468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (902) 483-0778<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:Mpellerine@mpltd.ca">Mpellerine@mpltd.ca</a></span></td> </tr></tbody></table> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:20:40 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/demo-international-opens-tomorrow/ International Sawmilling Expo Announces Cutting-Edge Seminar Program http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-expo-announces-cutting-edge-seminar-program/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Olympic Stadium will once again welcome <strong>InterSaw</strong>, the International Sawmilling Expo, <strong>November 2<sup>nd</sup> and 3<sup>rd</sup></strong>. This major industry event takes place every two years and attracts industry representatives from across Canada and the northeastern United States. It features the latest and most innovative equipment and services, focusing on the full spectrum of technology.</p> <p>“This is an incredible opportunity for the sawmilling trade to gather, network, and exchange ideas about the new technology that’s at the forefront of the industry,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “Visitors looking to compare equipment and increase the efficiency of their operations will be impressed by the volume of equipment on display.”</p> <p><strong>Pre-registration</strong> for the 2016 edition of the event is now open. Visitors interested in attending are invited to register online now at <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a>. By pre-registering, visitors will <strong>save 50% and fast-track their entrance</strong> directly into the show. InterSaw will once again be co-located with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, Eastern Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event; one registration is good for access to both shows.</p> <p>InterSaw will offer an extensive educational component as part of its 2016 program. This <strong>cutting-edge seminar series</strong> is free for all show visitors and covers diverse topics of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals.</p> <p>Presenting associations include: FPInnovations; Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ); and Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec (CIFQ), with topics including:</p> <ul><li><strong>Tools to improve the process in the primary wood transformation</strong></li> <li><strong>Tools for making better decisions from the forest to the sawmill</strong></li> <li><strong>Un système intelligent d’optimisation de l’écorçage (An intelligent system for optimizing the debarking)</strong></li> <li><strong>Un scanneur couleur pour le bois (A color scanner for wood)</strong></li> <li><strong>De nouvelles technologies pour l’analyse des caractéristiques internes des produits du bois (New technologies for the analysis of internal characteristics of wood products)</strong></li> <li><strong>Négociation vers un nouvel accord canado-américain sur le bois d'œuvre (Negotiation to a new Canada-US agreement on softwood lumber)</strong></li> </ul><p>The show is recognized as a key event for the industry and, as such, has garnered the proud support of various industry leaders, including Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec (CIFQ); FPInnovations; J.D. Irving, Limited; EACOM Timber Corporation; Groupe Rémabec; and Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ).</p> <p> </p> <p><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/INTERSAW-2016/_resampled/resizedimage70073-intersaw-logos-graphic.png" width="700" height="73" alt="" title=""/></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p><strong><br/></strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">HOURS</span></p> <p>Wednesday, November 2, 2016         9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/>Thursday, November 3, 2016             9:00 am – 4:00 pm</p> <p> </p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">LOCATION</span></p> <p>Olympic Stadium<br/>4545 Rue Pierre De Coubertin<br/>Montreal, QC</p> <p>For complete details, visit the InterSaw show website at <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/InterSaw-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-1646234555661391">find the show on Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/InterSaw2016">Twitter</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><strong><br/></strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/>Master Promotions Ltd.<br/>Email: <a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/>Phone: 506.658.0018<br/>Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/>Master Promotions Ltd.<br/>Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/>Phone: 506.658.0018<br/>Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</p> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:57:41 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-expo-announces-cutting-edge-seminar-program/ Registration Now Open for Eastern Canada’s Woodworking Machinery & Supply Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-now-open-for-eastern-canada-s-woodworking-machinery-and-supply-show/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Returning to Montreal’s renowned Olympic Stadium for its second edition, <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong> will take place November 2<sup>nd</sup> and 3<sup>rd</sup>, 2016. This is Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event.</p> <p>“Quebec and Eastern Canada’s secondary wood industry is buzzing with excitement for Canada Woodworking East,” said <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>. “We are getting calls and emails daily from cabinet shops and furniture manufacturers asking about the show as well as exhibitors checking to see if there is any booth space still available. It’s shaping up to be a great event all around!”</p> <p><strong>Pre-registration</strong> is now open for this unique industry event, which is expected to attract more than 2,000 cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers, and more!</p> <p>Visitors interested in attending are invited to register online now at <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a>. By pre-registering, visitors will <strong>save 50% and fast-track their entrance</strong> directly into the show. Canada Woodworking East will once again be <strong>co-located with InterSaw</strong> – the international sawmilling expo; one registration is good for access to both shows.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking East will offer an extensive educational component as part of its 2016 program. This <strong>cutting-edge seminar series</strong> is free of charge for all show visitors and will cover diverse topics of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals.</p> <p>Presenting associations include: the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC) Quebec Chapter; the Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (CHPVA); the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, University of British Columbia; FPInnovations; and the Wood Manufacturing Council (WMC). Topics include:</p> <ul><li><strong>Les normes de menuiserie architecturale (Architectural Woodwork Standards)</strong></li> <li><strong>Les règles de classification des contreplaqués de bois décoratif (Hardwood Plywood Grading Rules)</strong></li> <li><strong>Robotics in the Canadian Wood Products Manufacturing Industry</strong></li> <li><strong>Performances des grandes classes de produits de finition (Performance of a Wide Type of Finishing Products)</strong></li> <li><strong>Le développement du marché non résidentiel pour le bois (Non-Residential Market Development for Wood)</strong></li> <li><strong>New Labour Market Information for The Woodworking Sector – Findings and Possible Solutions</strong></li> </ul><p> </p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">HOURS</span></p> <p>Wednesday, November 2, 2016        9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, November 3, 2016           9:00 am – 4:00 pm</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">LOCATION</span></p> <p>Olympic Stadium<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4545 Rue Pierre De Coubertin<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>For complete details, visit the Canada Woodworking East show website at <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Canada-Woodworking-East-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-1139544916060549">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/canadawoodeast">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>(226) 748-8772<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(506) 658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:25:30 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-now-open-for-eastern-canada-s-woodworking-machinery-and-supply-show/ Get Geared For Hunting Season Starting Tomorrow at the RECC http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/get-geared-for-hunting-season-starting-tomorrow-at-the-recc/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – For hunting, fishing, boating and other outdoor enthusiasts, the Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC) in Truro is the place to be this weekend. Running Friday from 4-9 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm, the <strong>Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show</strong> is the region’s most anticipated event for recreational outdoor activities!</p> <p>This will be a showcase of the Maritimes’ leading dealers of hunting gear and equipment, firearms, archery equipment, guiding and outfitters, taxidermy… plus ATVs, boats and so much more – all under one roof.</p> <p>Leading up to the show, there was a <strong>Hunting Memories Photo Contest</strong> taking place on the Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show Facebook page. Congratulations to the winner, <strong>Martine Heffernan</strong>. Martine has won a Nikon Coolpix AW30 camera plus tickets to the show. To check out Martine’s photo and browse all the entries, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NovaScotiaHuntingOutdoorShow/app/292725327421649/">click here</a>.</p> <p>New for 2016: Visitors who’ve always been curious about how antlers are scored won’t want to miss The Nova Scotia Big Game Society’s presentation <strong>“Understanding Big Game Scoring Using Boone and Crockett”</strong>. This will be offered at several times throughout the weekend. Those looking for tips on finding a new four-legged hunting partner will appreciate <strong>Doindogs Kennel’s Dog Buying Info Sessions</strong>.</p> <p>Visitors on the hunt for new gear and equipment won’t be disappointed. <strong>Iron Wind Marine</strong> will be presenting a major boat sale with dozens of boats on sale and show-only pricing. Plus, <strong>Lequille’s, Hnatiuks and Nova Tactical</strong> have teamed up to offer a huge gun sale with big displays and great prices on major brands. Visitors will also have an opportunity to win a door prize courtesy of Lequille Country Store. Many other exhibitors will be offering exclusive show specials and promotions; visitors can get a sneak peek on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/previous-events/nova-scotia-hunting-and-outdoor-show-2016/show-specials/v">show website</a>.</p> <p>Throughout the three days of the show, visitors can check out archery demos, hunting experts, big game displays and scoring. The <strong>Women That Hunt</strong> booth will offer an opportunity to try out the Crosman air rifle range. Watch for <strong>Hollis Ford</strong>, the Official Truck of the Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show. <strong>J.W. Mason</strong> will also be on-site selling feeding apples with proceeds going to youth hunting programs.</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, September 9 from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, September 10 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, September 11 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong>LOCATION:</strong></p> <p>Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC)<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">625 Abenaki Road<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Truro, Nova Scotia</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION: </strong></p> <p>Adults - $8<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-16) - $6<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Weekend Pass $15</span></p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.NSHuntingAndOutdoorShow.ca">www.NSHuntingAndOutdoorShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NovaScotiaHuntingOutdoorShow">find the show on Facebook</a> for all the latest information!</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/> Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13:43:25 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/get-geared-for-hunting-season-starting-tomorrow-at-the-recc/ BC Set to Welcome Thousands of Canadians and International Delegates from Around the World http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-set-to-welcome-thousands-of-canadians-and-international-delegates-from-around-the-world/ <p><em>Maple Ridge, BC</em> – The forestry industry’s leading companies will soon congregate in Maple Ridge, BC for <strong>DEMO International®</strong>, one of North America’s largest and most distinctive outdoor equipment shows. This unique event takes place in just over two weeks’ time, from <strong>September 22nd to 24th, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the show is expected to attract a <strong>substantial international audience</strong>, with groups of visitors already registered from New Zealand, Australia, Finland, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, India, United States, United Kingdom, and France. These attendees will join thousands of Canadians, coming from coast to coast.</p> <p><strong>Visitor registration </strong>is now open for the 2016 edition of the show. For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for a one-day pass for $40 or a three-day pass for $60. Convenient online registration and full details are available on the show website: <a href="http://www.demointernational.com/">www.DemoInternational.com</a>.</p> <p>For the first time in a North American forestry show, a <strong>DEMO International® smartphone app</strong> will be available for free download. Intended to help visitors get the most out of their show experience, the app will feature an interactive zoom-in map, pin locators to locate key exhibitors, complete exhibitor descriptions and contact information, directions, attractions in Vancouver, and more. The app is now available; search for DEMO International in the App Store or in Google Play.</p> <p>A <strong>DEMO International® Conference</strong> will take place in conjunction with and just prior to the trade show portion of the event. Entitled<em> “Canada’s Forest Sector-Adapting to a New Reality: Technology and Innovation as a Catalyst for Success”</em>, the conference is scheduled for September 19-21, 2016 and will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. The conference is co-hosted by the UBC Faculty of Forestry and the Canadian Woodlands Forum, in association with FPInnovations, the Council on Forest Engineering, and the Canadian Institute of Forestry. A variety of exciting tours and social functions are being planned both before and after the conference.</p> <p>DEMO International® is an “all live and in action, in-woods” equipment show, which features the latest technologies in equipment, products and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations. It is the flagship event of the <strong>Canadian Woodlands Forum</strong> and takes place every four years in a different location. It is returning to the west coast for the first time in 16 years, and will be hosted by the <strong>Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia</strong>.</p> <p>The show’s 2016 edition will include <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/exhibitor-list/">150 exhibitors</a> positioned around a 3.2 kilometre loop of roadway specially built for the show. The <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/site-plan/">site plan</a> includes a mix of static sites as well as 20 active sites featuring working machinery and live demos.</p> <p>For complete details and information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/">www.DemoInternational.com</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/DEMO-International-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-172014716509379" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><strong>For more information on DEMO International® 2016, please contact:</strong></p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <p><strong>Peter Robichaud</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Executive Director<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canadian Woodlands Forum<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (902) 897-6961<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (902) 899-6420<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:probichaud@cwfcof.org">probichaud@cwfcof.org</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Paul Lawson</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Director<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">UBC Research Forests<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (604) 463-8148 ext.102<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (604) 341-2168<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:paul.lawson@ubc.ca">paul.lawson@ubc.ca</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Mark Cusack</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (506) 649-0023<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (506) 333-1064<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:55:14 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-set-to-welcome-thousands-of-canadians-and-international-delegates-from-around-the-world/ Province's Only Fall Hunting Show Will Take Over the RECC Next Weekend http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/province-s-only-fall-hunting-show-will-take-over-the-recc-next-weekend/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Next week marks the return of the region’s most anticipated event for recreational outdoor activities! The <strong>Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show</strong> is taking place at the <strong>Rath Eastlink Community Centre</strong> in Truro, <strong>September 9th to 11th, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>Visitors daydreaming about the coming hunting season won’t want to miss the Maritimes’ leading dealers of hunting gear and equipment, firearms, archery equipment, guiding and outfitters, taxidermy… plus ATVs, boats and so much more – all under one roof!</p> <p>“We’re thrilled to be back with another jam-packed event at the RECC,” said<strong> Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “This is Nova Scotia’s <strong>only fall hunting show</strong> and we’ve got an incredible lineup of fantastic exhibitors, huge sales and show-only specials, and exciting features including archery demos, hunting experts, big game displays and scoring. It’s too good to miss!”</p> <p>This year’s show will include a <strong>major boat sale </strong>with Iron Wind Marine, featuring dozens of boats on display and show-only pricing; now is the best time to buy! Lequille’s, Hnatiuks and Nova Tactical will also be holding a <strong>huge gun sale</strong>, with hundreds of firearms on display and great prices on all major brands. Show visitors can enter to win this year’s door prize: a Browning X-bolt composite Leupold combo, .308 cal with a Leupold VX1 3x9x40 power scope, courtesy of <strong>Lequille Country Store</strong>.</p> <p>Throughout the three days of the show, visitors can also check out the <strong>Women That Hunt</strong> booth for an opportunity to try out the Crosman air rifle range. The <strong>Big Game Society of Nova Scotia</strong> will be at the show to score and display the province's most impressive trophies. Additionally,<strong> Hollis Ford</strong> will be on-site as the show’s Official Truck, and <strong>J.W. Mason</strong> will be selling feeding apples with proceeds going to youth hunting programs.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, September 9 from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, September 10 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, September 11 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong><br/>LOCATION:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">625 Abenaki Road<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Truro, Nova Scotia</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><br/><strong>ADMISSION:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adults - $8<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-16) - $6<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Weekend Pass $15</span></p> <p><br/>Visit <a href="http://www.NSHuntingAndOutdoorShow.ca">www.NSHuntingAndOutdoorShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NovaScotiaHuntingOutdoorShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a> for all the latest information!</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:12:58 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/province-s-only-fall-hunting-show-will-take-over-the-recc-next-weekend/ Unique "In-Woods & In Action" Forestry Event Returning to the West Coast This September http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/unique-in-woods-and-in-action-forestry-event-returning-to-the-west-coast-this-september/ <p><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Maple Ridge, BC</em><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> – </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">With mere weeks to go until the 2016 edition of <strong>DEMO International®</strong>, preparations are in the final stages and excitement is at an all-time high. Taking place <strong>September 22nd to 24th, 2016</strong>, this is a unique, world-class event with exhibitors, visitors and media in attendance from around the world, including the United States, South America and Europe.</span></p> <p>The flagship event of the <strong>Canadian Woodlands Forum</strong>, DEMO International® takes place every four years in a different location, and showcases the latest in forestry equipment, from stump to dump, in action and in the forest. It is returning to the west coast for the first time in 16 years, and will be hosted by the <strong>Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia</strong> in beautiful Maple Ridge, BC.</p> <p>“We’ve seen an amazing transformation since our last site visit in May,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager with Master Promotions Ltd., producer of DEMO International®</strong>. “We are just back from another successful site visit and everything looks fantastic. Space is now close to sold out with just three sites remaining. This will definitely be a sold out event!”</p> <p>The show’s 2016 edition will include 150 exhibitors positioned around a 3.2 kilometre loop of roadway specially built for the show. The <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Demo2016/DEMO-Site-Map-2016-June-29-16-.jpg" target="_blank">site plan</a> includes a mix of static sites as well as 20 active sites featuring working machinery and live demos.</p> <p><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/demo2016/">Visitor registration</a> is available on the show website now. For a limited time, visitors can purchase a one-day pass for $40 or a three-day pass for $60.</p> <p>The <strong>Honourable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations</strong> has been appointed DEMO International® 2016 Honourary Chair. As a champion of the forestry sector in British Columbia, his experience and leadership will help showcase BC’s forest industry worldwide.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">During the course of its </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">49-year history</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">, DEMO International® has evolved into one of North America’s largest and most distinctive outdoor equipment shows. This “all live and in action, in-woods” equipment show attracts more than 150 exhibitors featuring the latest technologies in equipment, products and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">2016 marks its 13th edition.</strong></p> <p>For complete details and information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/">www.DemoInternational.com</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/DEMO-International-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-172014716509379" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <table style="width: 95%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <p><strong>Peter Robichaud</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Executive Director</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Canadian Woodlands Forum</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (902) 897-6961<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (902) 899-6420<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:probichaud@cwfcof.org">probichaud@cwfcof.org</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Paul Lawson</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Director<br/></em></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>UBC Research Forests</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (604) 463-8148 ext.102<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (604) 341-2168<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:paul.lawson@ubc.ca">paul.lawson@ubc.ca</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Mark Cusack</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>National Show Manager<br/></em></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Master Promotions Ltd.</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (506) 649-0023<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (506) 333-1064<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <hr/><table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Demo2016/_resampled/resizedimage12581-cwflogo.png" width="125" height="81" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> <br/>The CWF is a not-for-profit membership based organization recognized for its commitment to improving the efficiency and profitability of knowledge-based woodlands operations. The programs and services offered by the CWF help foster improved communication and business relationships, and provide the opportunity for members to network and share best practices, technologies and innovation.</em></p> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> </em></p> </td> </tr><tr><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Demo2016/_resampled/resizedimage12553-UBC-Forestry.png" width="125" height="53" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> <br/>The UBC Knapp Research Forest has been helping fill the need for research, demonstration and education on 5,153 hectares of land owned by the University of British Columbia since 1949. The Knapp Forest is a unique “working forest” that contains stands ranging from new plantations to old growth and is accessed by a network of over 180 kilometers of forest roads, bridges and trails. It also contains a working sawmill and a retreat center at Loon Lake. The Knapp Forest is truly a multiple use research forest, providing an ideal location and forested venue for an event of the scope of DEMO International® 2016.</em></p> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> </em></p> </td> </tr><tr><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Graphics/_resampled/resizedimage12531-MasterPromotions.jpg" width="125" height="31" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> <br/>Master Promotions Ltd. has been producing trade shows, consumer shows and conferences in Canada since 1973. Managing in excess of twenty-five events annually, Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company. For complete company information and event schedule, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//">WWW.MASTERPROMOTIONS.CA</a>.</em></p> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> </em></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:00:48 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/unique-in-woods-and-in-action-forestry-event-returning-to-the-west-coast-this-september/ InterSaw 2016: A Cut Above http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/intersaw-2016-a-cut-above/ <p><strong>InterSaw</strong>, the International Sawmilling Expo, returns to the Olympic Stadium in beautiful Montreal this autumn. Taking place <strong>November 2nd and 3rd, 2016</strong>, this major event only happens every two years and attracts industry representatives from across Canada, as well as the northeastern United States.</p> <p>InterSaw’s 2016 edition will feature the latest, state-of-the-art, most technologically-advanced equipment on the market. A full spectrum of technology will be showcased: from influences in the log-yard, through primary and secondary breakdown, to the final shipping of the product.</p> <p>The show is recognized as a key event for the industry and, as such, has garnered the proud support of various industry leaders, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec (CIFQ)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>FPInnovations</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>J.D. Irving, Limited</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>EACOM Timber Corporation</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Groupe Rémabec</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>In addition to over 200,000 square feet of exhibits and equipment displays, including the latest biomass equipment available to the sawmilling industry, InterSaw will also offer comprehensive seminar series free of charge to all show visitors.</p> <p>InterSaw will once again be co-located with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong> at Olympic Stadium. As Eastern Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event, the show connects secondary woodworkers with manufacturers and distributors of the machinery, hardware and accessories needed to transform wood into sought-after products.</p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>HOURS:<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wednesday, November 2, 2016 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>LOCATION:<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Olympic Stadium<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4545 Rue Pierre De Coubertin<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>For complete details, visit the InterSaw show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/intersaw-2016/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/InterSaw-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-1646234555661391">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/InterSaw2016">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506.658.0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506.658.0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:57:16 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/intersaw-2016-a-cut-above/ Leading Commercial Fisheries Event Returning to Southwestern Nova Scotia http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/leading-commercial-fisheries-event-returning-to-southwestern-nova-scotia/ <p><em>Yarmouth, NS</em> – Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show will return to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre, <strong>February 3-4, 2017</strong>. Presented by the Navigator Magazine and produced by Master Promotions Ltd., the <strong>Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition</strong> is held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia and offers visitors a comprehensive grouping of marine and commercial fisheries products and services.</p> <p>Exhibitors and visitors attend the show from throughout the Maritimes, across the country, and even the eastern United States. The show’s last edition saw its highest attendance in years, with <strong>3,754 qualified buyers</strong> – a very good indicator of the strength of the fishing industry.</p> <p>“Strong attendance and strong sales were underlying themes throughout the latest editions of Master Promotions Ltd.’s grouping of three fisheries shows: the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, and Fish Canada Workboat Canada,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “The industry is in an upswing right now and this energy and enthusiasm will definitely be present this February in Yarmouth. It’s going to be a great show!”</p> <p>The 2017 show website is now live at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2017/">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a>. Those interested in exhibiting at the show are invited to review the booth package and pricing options and <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2017/purchase-exhibit-space/">purchase their space</a> today.</p> <p>Exhibitors from the last edition were thrilled with their return on investment: “The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition was great exposure for our business,” said <strong>Bain Blois, president of Blois Fish Processing Automation Ltd. </strong>“We met many of our existing clients, along with some new and potential customers. Having the space to show our equipment in action generated a lot of interest and resulted in some great sales for us. The show was well-run and well-organized and we look forward to the next one!”</p> <p>“As a first time attendee at the Eastern Canada Fisheries Exposition, not only was I surprised by the quality of visitors but also the all-around organization of the event,” said <strong>Jacques Collet, Éclairage CBM Lighting</strong>. “We have taken part in numerous marine-related shows, but this one was by far the most profitable for our dollars invested in this type of event.”</p> <p>Visitors interested in attending the show are encouraged to stay tuned to the show website for additional information and show features, as well as the show’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ECFisheriesExpo" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/ECFisheriesExpo" target="_blank">Twitter</a> pages, which will have up-to-the-minute information on the event.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, February 3 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Show Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mariners Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">45 Jody Shelley Drive<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Yarmouth, NS</span></p> <p><strong>Show Website:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2017/">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a></span></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:09:43 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/leading-commercial-fisheries-event-returning-to-southwestern-nova-scotia/ Marking a Milestone: Heavy Equipment Show Returning Next Spring for its 20th Anniversary Edition http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/marking-a-milestone-heavy-equipment-show-returning-next-spring-for-its-20th-anniversary-edition/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – Dates for the next edition of Canada’s largest heavy equipment show have been announced. The <strong>National Heavy Equipment Show</strong> will take place <strong>April 6th and 7th, 2017</strong> at the International Centre in Mississauga.</p> <p>The 2017 edition will mark a special milestone: the show’s <strong>20th anniversary</strong>. Held biennially, this mammoth event features cutting-edge products and big machine displays from the leaders of the heavy equipment and construction industries. The National Heavy Equipment Show is a prime opportunity for exhibitors to meet face-to-face with an engaged audience of thousands.</p> <p>“At our last show, jam-packed aisles were a strong indicator of the event’s success,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “A <strong>record-setting 13,772 buyers</strong> walked the show floor and we heard tons of positive comments. We expect 2017 to be even bigger. The ongoing focus on improving public infrastructure across the country means key decision makers and purchasers will be at this show.”</p> <p>2017 show features will include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rock To Road magazine’s ‘Top 10 under 40’</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Snow &amp; Ice Removal – winter management products, services, equipment, and technology</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The Gravel Pit – a large display of working aggregate machinery</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The Rental Pavilion – equipment, tools, and products for contractors &amp; road building professionals</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Safety Products – a focus on employee safety and worksite security</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The ‘Recruiting Here’ program – connecting job seekers with hiring companies</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>T</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">he 2017 show website is now live at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2017/">www.NHES.ca</a>. Those interested in exhibiting at the show are encouraged to review the booth package and pricing options and <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2017/purchase-exhibit-space/">purchase their space</a> today, as exhibit space is in high-demand.</span></p> <p>Visitors interested in attending the show are invited to stay tuned to the show website for additional information and details on show features, as well as the show’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NationalHeavyEquipmentShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/HeavyEquipShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a> pages, which will have up-to-the-minute information on the event.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm / Friday, April 7, 2017 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Show Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">International Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">6900 Airport Road<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mississauga, ON</span></p> <p><strong>Show Website:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2017/" target="_blank">www.NHES.ca</a></span></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:37:18 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/marking-a-milestone-heavy-equipment-show-returning-next-spring-for-its-20th-anniversary-edition/ Driving Business: Major Trucking Event Returning to Moncton Next Spring http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/driving-business-major-trucking-event-returning-to-moncton-next-spring/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The largest truck show east of Montreal returns to the Moncton Coliseum next spring. Presented by the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association and produced by Master Promotions Ltd., the <strong>Atlantic Truck Show</strong> will take place <strong>June 9-10, 2017</strong>, drawing visitors from throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and beyond.</p> <p>This biennial event serves as the prime venue for industry stakeholders to research and purchase the latest trucks and truck-related products on the market today. Fleet managers, truck buyers, and distributors will head to the show to talk with sales and technical staff face to face, as they source their next trucking and logistics purchases.</p> <p>Attendance at the Atlantic Truck Show has been steadily on the rise over the past several editions of the event, with the last edition attracting <strong>a record 12,660 qualified buyers</strong>. Members of the industry know this is a show not to be missed.</p> <p>“This is THE show where buyers source out the products and services that keep the truck and transportation industry moving, day in and day out,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “The entire Moncton Coliseum Complex will be filled with indoor and outdoor displays of trucks, along with products and services for the heavy- and medium-duty truck industry.”</p> <p>The 2017 show website is now live at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-truck-show-2017/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a>. Those interested in exhibiting at the show are encouraged to review the booth package and pricing options and <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-truck-show-2017/purchase-exhibit-space-3/" target="_blank">purchase their space</a> today, as exhibit space is in high-demand.</p> <p>Visitors interested in attending the show are invited to stay tuned to the show website for additional information and details on show features, as well as the show’s <a href="https://www.facebook.com/atlantictruckshow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/atltruckshow" target="_blank">Twitter</a> pages, which will have up-to-the-minute information on the event.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, June 9, 2017 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm / Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Show Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton Coliseum<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">377 Killam Drive<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton, NB</span></p> <p><strong>Show Website:</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-truck-show-2017/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a></span></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:33:23 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/driving-business-major-trucking-event-returning-to-moncton-next-spring/ DEMO International® Space Now 90% Sold; Honourary Chair Announced http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/demo-international-space-now-90-sold-honourary-chair-announced/ <p><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Maple Ridge, BC</em><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> – With a little over three months to go until the show, planning for </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">DEMO International®</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> is ramping up. This world class, one-of-a-kind industry event takes place </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">September 22-24, 2016</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> in Maple Ridge, BC.</span></p> <p>DEMO International® is the flagship event of the <strong>Canadian Woodlands Forum</strong>. It takes place every four years in a different location, and showcases the latest in forestry equipment, from stump to dump, in action and in the forest. Exhibitors, visitors and media attend from around the world, including the United States, South America and Europe.</p> <p>“We are very pleased to announce that the <strong>Honourable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations</strong> has agreed to join the team as DEMO International® 2016 Honourary Chair,” stated <strong>Peter Robichaud, Executive Director of the Canadian Woodlands Forum</strong>. “As a leader of the forestry sector in British Columbia, we look forward to drawing on his experience and leadership to showcase British Columbia’s forest industry worldwide and inviting everyone to Vancouver.”</p> <p>The sheer size of the show is significant – with both static and active sites (featuring working equipment) surrounding a <strong>3.2 kilometre loop of roadway</strong>, specially built for the show. To date, the site selection process has been extremely successful. The <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/exhibitor-list/">current list of exhibitors</a> is now available on the show website.</p> <p>“At the moment, space for the show is about 90% sold,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “We have one final site selection meeting happening in late July, and we expect that the few remaining spaces will be quickly snapped up. This unique show is a big draw and interest is high from companies involved in many aspects of the forestry industry.”</p> <p>In addition to the all live and in-woods equipment show, the Canadian Woodlands Forum is also proud to announce that the Demo International® conference entitled <strong>“Canada’s Forest Sector: Adapting to a new reality. Technology and innovation as a catalyst for success”</strong> will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, BC just prior to DEMO and is scheduled for September 19-21, 2016. The two-day event is co-hosted by the Faculty of Forestry, UBC and the Canadian Woodlands Forum in association with FPInnovations, the Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) and the Canadian Institute of Forestry (CIF).</p> <p><strong>Visitor registration</strong> is now open for the 2016 edition of the show. Convenient online registration and full details are available on the show website: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/">www.DemoInternational.com</a>.</p> <p>During the course of its <strong>49-year history</strong>, DEMO International® has evolved into one of North America’s largest and most distinctive outdoor equipment shows. This “all live and in action, in-woods” equipment show attracts more than 150 exhibitors featuring the latest technologies in equipment, products and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations. <strong>2016 marks its 13th edition.</strong></p> <p>For complete details and information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/demo-international-3/">www.DemoInternational.com</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/DEMO-International-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-172014716509379" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <table style="width: 95%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <p><strong>Peter Robichaud</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Executive Director</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Canadian Woodlands Forum</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (902) 897-6961<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (902) 899-6420<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:probichaud@cwfcof.org">probichaud@cwfcof.org</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Paul Lawson</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Director<br/></em></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>UBC Research Forests</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (604) 463-8148 ext.102<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (604) 341-2168<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:paul.lawson@ubc.ca">paul.lawson@ubc.ca</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Mark Cusack</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>National Show Manager<br/></em></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Master Promotions Ltd.</em><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (506) 649-0023<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (506) 333-1064<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <hr/><table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Demo2016/_resampled/resizedimage12581-cwflogo.png" width="125" height="81" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> <br/>The CWF is a not-for-profit membership based organization recognized for its commitment to improving the efficiency and profitability of knowledge-based woodlands operations. The programs and services offered by the CWF help foster improved communication and business relationships, and provide the opportunity for members to network and share best practices, technologies and innovation.</em></p> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> </em></p> </td> </tr><tr><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Demo2016/_resampled/resizedimage12553-UBC-Forestry.png" width="125" height="53" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> <br/>The UBC Knapp Research Forest has been helping fill the need for research, demonstration and education on 5,153 hectares of land owned by the University of British Columbia since 1949. The Knapp Forest is a unique “working forest” that contains stands ranging from new plantations to old growth and is accessed by a network of over 180 kilometers of forest roads, bridges and trails. It also contains a working sawmill and a retreat center at Loon Lake. The Knapp Forest is truly a multiple use research forest, providing an ideal location and forested venue for an event of the scope of DEMO International® 2016.</em></p> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> </em></p> </td> </tr><tr><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Graphics/_resampled/resizedimage12531-MasterPromotions.jpg" width="125" height="31" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> <br/>Master Promotions Ltd. has been producing trade shows, consumer shows and conferences in Canada since 1973. Managing in excess of twenty-five events annually, Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company. For complete company information and event schedule, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//">WWW.MASTERPROMOTIONS.CA</a>.</em></p> <p><em style="line-height: 14px;"> </em></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:35:04 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/demo-international-space-now-90-sold-honourary-chair-announced/ Thousands in Attendance as Moncton Hosts Largest Trade Event East of Montreal http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-in-attendance-as-moncton-hosts-largest-trade-event-east-of-montreal/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Mechanical and electrical companies from throughout Canada and the US filled the Moncton Coliseum Complex on May 18th and 19th for <strong>MEET 2016 </strong>– the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show.</p> <p>A mix of <strong>6,338 industry professionals</strong> were in attendance at this biennial event, which is the second largest industry event of its type in Canada and the largest trade event east of Montreal.</p> <p>“This was another strong edition for MEET,” said <strong>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager</strong>. “Everyone seemed very upbeat; the energy was high and I heard from numerous exhibitors that they had a really good show. Many have already confirmed they’ll be returning for the next edition, which will take place in the spring of 2018.”</p> <p><strong>Mike Patterson, Chair of the MEET Committee</strong>, agreed that this year’s event was an unqualified success: “We were very pleased with the results of MEET 2016,” he said. “We were happy with the turnout and we’ve heard great comments from exhibitors about what a great opportunity the show offers for contractors, consultants, engineers, and architects to meet face-to-face with the manufacturers of some of the most innovative products on today’s market.”</p> <p>“We attend the MEET Show simply because it’s the best place to showcase our company to a multitude of customers, consultants and partners,” said <strong>Randy Hayward, Schneider Electric</strong>. “The show is well organized, the attendees are the right fit for our products and services, and we always come away with good solid leads. That makes the show well worth the investment.”</p> <p>“The MEET Show has been a tremendous event for us and one we look forward to on our calendar,” said <strong>Scott Snyder, Snyder Sales Group</strong>, an agent for multiple plumbing and mechanical lines. “This show gives us the opportunity to discuss the many new innovations and trends in our ever-changing marketplace with the end user as well as other professional builders, tradespeople and wholesalers. It’s a great way to make new contacts and reconnect with old friends. We look forward to another successful event in 2018.”</p> <p>“My company loves coming to this event for the excellent networking opportunities,” said <strong>Mike Lovegrove with Wolseley Canada Inc.</strong>, sponsor of the MEET Industry Dinner, which took place on the Wednesday evening of the show. “The dinner is always an enjoyable time – with delicious food and stellar entertainment. The comedic stylings of James Mullinger did not disappoint!”</p> <p>At the Industry Dinner, <strong>Bob Pulsifer </strong>was presented with the MEET Show Recognition Award, to commemorate his years of service and efforts in shaping the MEET Show into the unique event it is today. Bob was instrumental in building the initial framework for the show and over the years, his contributions have been much appreciated.</p> <p>MEET serves as a comprehensive marketplace for industry professionals and is more than just a trade show; it also includes a strong educational component with a topical seminar series offered by the four sponsoring associations: <strong>CIPH, Electro-Federation Canada, IES, and ACME.</strong></p> <p><strong>New for 2016, the show included a pre-registration passport priz</strong>e program, offering visitors who pre-registered by a specific deadline a passport ballot for their chance to win one of two cash prizes. Congratulations to <strong>Gary Arseneault</strong> and <strong>Nicolas Comtois</strong>, who each receive $4,000 courtesy of the program’s generous sponsors:</p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Electrical </em></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Mechanical</em></span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">Dimplex North America Limited<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Eaton<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Schneider Electric Canada<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Rittal Systems</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">Belimo<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Dettson Industries<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Controls &amp; Equipment Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Viega</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p><br/>At the show, the <strong>4th biennial MEET Innovation Awards</strong> were presented. Each of the four participating industries gave an award to an exhibiting company in recognition of innovative products in the industry. The winners included:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Belimo</strong>, recipient of the ACME (Atlantic Canada Mechanical Exhibitors) Innovation Award for its product Belimo Energy Valve;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Delta Faucet Canada</strong>, recipient of the CIPH (Canadian Institute of Plumbing &amp; Heating) Innovation Award for its product Electronic Thermostatic Lav Faucet;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Stelpro</strong>, recipient of the Electro-Federation Canada Innovation Award for its product 4000 W KI Thermostat for the Smart Home; and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Beghelli Canada Inc.</strong>, recipient of the IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Innovation Award for its product Pluraluce®.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>The 2016 edition of MEET also featured the exciting <strong>Skills Canada NB Electrical Installations Competition</strong>, showcasing the best post-secondary construction electrician students in the province. The competition was won by <strong>Joey Bard</strong> (Apprenticeship Edmundston region), who will go on to compete at the Skills Canada National Competition, taking place for the first time ever in Moncton from June 5th to 8th, 2016.</p> <p>To stay up-to-date on the details of MEET 2018, visit <a href="http://www.MEETShow.ca">www.MEETShow.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheMEETShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/meetshowmoncton" target="_blank">Twitter</a> or <a href="https://twitter.com/meetshowmoncton" target="_blank">Linkedin</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Thu, 26 May 2016 11:12:05 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-in-attendance-as-moncton-hosts-largest-trade-event-east-of-montreal/ Families, Industry Professionals Flock to TRUXPO 2016 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/families-industry-professionals-flock-to-truxpo-2016/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The Tradex complex was the site for TRUXPO 2016, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show, held on Friday, May 13th and Saturday, May 14th. <strong>Approximately 9,000 industry professionals</strong> visited the show over two days to source and compare new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment and services.</p> <p>“Ensuring we are attracting the ‘right’ visitors to the show has been a focus for us, and we were very pleased with the results this year,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “The spotlight was definitely on new technologies, from both manufacturers and suppliers alike.”</p> <p>A variety of <strong>special features</strong> helped to bolster excitement at TRUXPO 2016 – including a speaker series on health &amp; safety organized by SafetyDriven—Trucking Safety Council of BC; a Women in the Industry reception and panel hosted by Trucking HR Canada; a Trucking Family Day on Saturday, with entertainment, games, face painting and more; a variety of musical entertainment on the TRUXPO stage; and a Show &amp; Shine, professionally judged and organized by Pro-Trucker Magazine.</p> <p>“Our speaker series was a great success based on the feedback we received,” said <strong>Annette DeCaire with SafetyDriven</strong>. “We had roughly 100 people attend the three sessions, and the evaluation forms we handed out came back with excellent ratings for each speaker.”</p> <p>“The new addition of the Family Zone was well received at TRUXPO,” said <strong>Moira Pellerine, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager</strong>. “In combination with the Show &amp; Shine and entertainment on the stage it was a huge success! Thanks to Total Rewind Band, Dal Hothi &amp; The Headlines and the Simon Fraser University Bhangra Club for taking part in this year’s show!”</p> <p>Once again, TRUXPO was presented in partnership with the <strong>British Columbia Trucking Association</strong>.</p> <p>The next edition of TRUXPO will take place in 2018; stay tuned to <a href="http://www.truxpo.com/">www.TRUXPO.com</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/truxpo.bc" target="_blank">the show’s Facebook page</a> for details.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 24 May 2016 16:30:25 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/families-industry-professionals-flock-to-truxpo-2016/ Largest Trade Event East of Montreal Set to Take Over Moncton This Week http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/largest-trade-event-east-of-montreal-set-to-take-over-moncton-this-week/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Mechanical and electrical companies from throughout Canada and the US will descend on Moncton this Wednesday and Thursday, May 18th and 19th for <strong>MEET 2016</strong> – the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show.</p> <p>MEET is the <strong>second largest industry event</strong> of its type in Canada and the <strong>largest trade event east of Montreal</strong>. It serves as a comprehensive marketplace for industry professionals and will welcome thousands of contractors, developers, engineers, tradespeople, and just about anybody else involved in the industrial, commercial, and residential sectors.</p> <p>This unique trade event takes place biennially and is more than just a trade show. The four sponsoring associations: CIPH, Electro-Federation Canada, ACME (Atlantic Canada Mechanical Exhibitors), and IES, provide a strong educational component, with a <strong>topical seminar series </strong>offered onsite, free to all show attendees. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/seminars/">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> for session details, along with the full schedule and information on earning professional credits.</p> <p>Brand new for 2016, there is a <strong>MEET Show app</strong>, now available for download from both the <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/meet-2016/id1102789376?mt=8" target="_blank">App Store</a> and <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=a2z.Mobile.Event3572" target="_blank">Google Play</a>. The app gives visitors access to the floor plan, exhibitor list, seminar schedule, and more! Those who would like to start planning their visit can also browse the <strong>Official Show Guide </strong>in digital format, by visiting the show website or <a href="http://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?i=300528" target="_blank">clicking here</a>.</p> <p>At the show, the <strong>4th biennial MEET Innovation Awards</strong> will be presented. Each of the four participating industries will give an award to an exhibiting company in recognition of innovative products in the industry.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of MEET will also feature the exciting <strong>Skills Canada NB Electrical Installations Competition</strong>, showcasing the best post-secondary construction electrician students in the province. This contest serves as the provincial qualifier for the Skills Canada National Competition, which takes place in June. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/skills-competition-2/" target="_blank">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> or <a href="http://www.skillscanada.nb.ca/" target="_blank">www.SkillsCanada.nb.ca</a> for more information.</p> <p>MEET is proudly sponsored by the following associations:</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET-2016/_resampled/resizedimage47072-MEET-Sponsors-NEW.JPG" width="470" height="72" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><em>Hours: </em><br/>9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 18th<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday, May 19th</span></p> <p><em>Venue: </em><br/>Moncton Coliseum Complex<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">377 Killam Drive, Moncton, NB</span></p> <p>For complete details on MEET 2016, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/" target="_blank">www.MEETShow.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheMEETShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/meetshowmoncton" target="_blank">Twitter</a> or <a href="https://twitter.com/meetshowmoncton" target="_blank">Linkedin</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 16 May 2016 11:47:32 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/largest-trade-event-east-of-montreal-set-to-take-over-moncton-this-week/ Western Canada’s Largest Trucking Event Opens Friday in Abbotsford http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event-opens-friday-in-abbotsford/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The 2016 edition of <strong>TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking event, returns to Tradex in Abbotsford <strong>this Friday and Saturday, May 13th and 14th</strong>. Held biennially, and presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA), it is the only major motor transport industry show in the region that includes ALL facets of the industry.</p> <p>At the show, <strong>hundreds of exhibitors</strong> will have cutting-edge equipment, products and services to do with trucking, transportation and logistics on display. The 2016 edition of TRUXPO will also include a wide range of exciting show features:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Speaker Series on Health &amp; Safety </strong><em>(Friday afternoon from 12:30-3:30 pm) </em>– Organized by SafetyDriven–Trucking Safety Council of BC, the speaker series will educate and inform with a focus on health and safety and will present informative and relevant industry information.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Women in the Industry Reception &amp; Panel </strong><em>(Friday evening from 5-7 pm)</em> – Celebrating the GOOD and the GREAT of being a woman in the industry, hosted by Trucking HR Canada.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Saturday is Family Day</strong> – Bring the whole family to enjoy tons of fun! The kids will love to check out the big trucks and vote for their favourite in the Show &amp; Shine. Plus family-friendly entertainment on the stage, interactive games, face painting, and a bouncy castle.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Entertainment on Stage</strong> – Don't miss TOTAL REWIND BAND on Friday night at 7:00 pm and Saturday afternoon starting at 2:30 pm. The SFU BHANGRA CLUB will give a performance and tutorial on Saturday afternoon at 12:45 pm and bhangra fusion band DAL HOTHI &amp; THE HEADLINES will perform a mix of modern western and Indian melodies and beats with lyrics in English, Punjabi and Hindi on Saturday at 12 noon and 1:30 pm.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Recruiting Here</strong> – Drivers, mechanics and other related professionals are in-demand from coast to coast. Job seekers can enhance their career at TRUXPO by bringing their resume and connecting with hiring companies right at the show. </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Show &amp; Shine</strong> – This crowd favourite features show and working trucks competing in a professionally judged Truck Beauty Pageant sponsored by Pro Trucker Magazine. Vote for your favourite and don't miss the award ceremony at 4:00 pm on Saturday! </span></li> </ul><p><br/>For the second time, the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – will be co-located with TRUXPO. Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out. Details on this show are available at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.com</a>.</p> <p>For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $10 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $20 at the door. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/TRUXPO2016/">www.TRUXPO.com</a>.</p> <p>For complete details and event updates visit: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/truxpo.bc" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 10 May 2016 16:10:54 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event-opens-friday-in-abbotsford/ Thousands Expected to Attend BC's Big Iron Showcase This Friday & Saturday at Tradex http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-expected-to-attend-bc-s-big-iron-showcase-this-friday-and-saturday-at-tradex/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Acres of space in the Tradex parking lot will be taken over with a huge structured tent plus outdoor exhibits and live demos when the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show </strong>opens this Friday, May 13th.</p> <p>Known as <strong>BC’s Big Iron Showcase</strong>, this key industry event takes place biennially and is THE venue for equipment owners, operators and purchasers to see, demo and purchase a wide variety of heavy equipment, products and services. Visitors will be able to check out tons of big iron including loaders, skid steers, excavators, dump trucks, dozers, graders, crushing and screening plants, and much more!</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the show takes place from 12 noon to 9:00 pm on Friday, May 13th and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, May 14th. It features equipment for general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance. Many new and innovative products will be on display at the show; a sneak peek is now available on the show website, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/innovative-products/">here</a>.</p> <p><strong>TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking event, will once again be co-located at Tradex and taking place at the same time as the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/">www.TRUXPO.com</a> for details on all the exciting features, including a professionally judged Show &amp; Shine, a speaker series with a focus on health and safety, entertainment and a Family Day on Saturday. Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out, making this a massive <strong>one-stop event</strong> for heavy equipment operators and truckers to check out the latest rigs, the newest equipment and all the related parts and accessories.</p> <p>For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $10 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $20 at the door. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/PHES2016/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>For complete details and event updates visit: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pacificheavy" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 10 May 2016 18:58:30 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-expected-to-attend-bc-s-big-iron-showcase-this-friday-and-saturday-at-tradex/ Thousands Line Up To Check Out Olympic Stadium Heavy Equipment Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-line-up-to-check-out-olympic-stadium-heavy-equipment-show/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – Hundreds of exhibitors showing off cutting-edge heavy equipment filled Olympic Stadium last Friday and Saturday, April 22nd and 23rd, for the latest edition of <strong>Expo Grands Travaux</strong>. This mammoth heavy equipment show featured big equipment for big projects and offered tons of big iron on display from major players in the industry.</p> <p>Originally started in 2006, Expo Grands Travaux now has over a decade of history and growth behind it. This year’s edition was a great success, with <strong>12,676 qualified buyers</strong> walking the show floor.</p> <p>“This was a good year for Expo Grands Travaux,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Friday was very strong with a long line of people waiting to come in when the show opened. Saturday was steady throughout the day. I’m hearing reports of lots of quality leads from the floor.”</p> <p>“Exhibitors were positive and seemed optimistic about the state of the industry over the next few years,” he added. “As a result of that, rebookings for the next show were strong; lots of the larger exhibitors have already solidified their location for EGT 2018.”</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the show included a focus on winter management equipment, a series of thought-provoking, educational seminar sessions presented by SIMA (Snow &amp; Ice Management Association), and a Recruiting Here feature, which connected job seekers with exhibiting companies on the hunt for new talent.</p> <p>The event is proudly endorsed by SIMA – the Snow and Ice Management Association, l’Association des propriétaires de machinerie lourde du Québec (APMLQ), the Quebec Chapter of l'Association des travaux publics d'amérique (ATPA), and l'Association des constructeurs de routes et grands travaux du Québec (ACRGTQ). Show managements is also thankful for the ongoing support of the show’s media partners: Rock To Road (Official Show Guide Provider), InfraStructures, On-Site, Heavy Equipment Guide, Supply Post, L’Écho du Transport, Equipment Journal, Constructo, ConstAs, and Publiquip.</p> <p>Next up is <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/">TRUXPO</a> and the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</a>, taking place May 13th and 14th at Tradex in Abbotsford. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ExpoGrandsTravaux" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a> for details on the 2018 edition of Expo Grands Travaux.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(français/anglais • French/English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:17:56 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-line-up-to-check-out-olympic-stadium-heavy-equipment-show/ BC's Big Iron Showcase Returning to Tradex in Two Weeks http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-big-iron-showcase-returning-to-tradex-in-two-weeks/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – All of the big iron used every day across BC will be on display as the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – returns to Tradex in Abbotsford May 13th and 14th, 2016.</p> <p>Covering over <strong>three acres of exhibit space</strong> in the Tradex north parking lot, this key industry event will include both outdoor and tented areas, with a variety of exhibits and live demos. Visitors will be able to check out loaders, skid steers, excavators, dump trucks, dozers, graders, crushing and screening plants, and more.</p> <p>“This show only happens every two years so it’s a major opportunity for equipment owners, operators and purchasers to check out the new lines and connect with sales and technical staff,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “To date, registration for the show is up so we’re expecting a huge crowd! We had more than 3,200 visitors at the show’s last edition in 2014, combined with considerable overflow from TRUXPO’s record-breaking 10,362 visitors.”</p> <p>For the second time, <strong>TRUXPO </strong>will be co-located with the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show. TRUXPO is Western Canada’s largest trucking event, featuring anything and everything to do with trucking, transportation and logistics. It features a professionally judged Show &amp; Shine, a speaker series with a focus on health and safety, and Family Day on Saturday, with music, cultural performances, and lots to keep kids entertained. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/">www.TRUXPO.com</a> for details.</p> <p>Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out, making this a <strong>one-stop event</strong> for heavy equipment operators and truckers to check out the latest rigs, the newest equipment and all the related parts and accessories.</p> <p><strong>Registration for the show is currently open</strong>. For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $10 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $20 at the door. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/PHES2016/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, May 13 from 12 noon - 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, May 14 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tradex<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, BC</span></p> <p><strong>For complete details and event updates visit: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pacificheavy" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</strong></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:01:17 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-big-iron-showcase-returning-to-tradex-in-two-weeks/ Long-running Home Show Brings the Best of the Region Together Under One Roof http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/long-running-home-show-brings-the-best-of-the-region-together-under-one-roof/ <p><em>Miramichi, NB</em> – For nearly 30 years, the <strong>Miramichi Home &amp; Community Showcase</strong> has been providing an opportunity for local businesses and services to develop and maintain their presence within the community, meet customers face-to-face and build lasting relationships.</p> <p>“We are once again pleased to present this year’s Miramichi Home and Community Showcase,” said <strong>Brian McKiel, Show Manager</strong>. “This is a show that visitors love to attend and it really has something for everyone, from home improvement, lawn and garden, home building and renovation, all specifically geared toward residents of the greater Miramichi area.”</p> <p>In addition to new and seasoned exhibitors in categories like home and home builders, heating and cooling, windows/doors/siding, home security, furniture, bathroom and kitchen renovations, realtors and financing, retail, and communications, this year’s show will also feature:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Home creation, renovation &amp; decoration – all under one roof!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Prizes and demonstrations from Senior Sawdust Makers</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Scouts Activity Centre for parents &amp; children</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Homemade food for sale in support of Hospice Miramichi</span></li> </ul><p><br/>At the show, visitors will have an opportunity to fill out a ballot for their chance to <strong>win a set of double chairs</strong>, beautifully handcrafted by members of the Senior Sawdust Makers.</p> <p>The show takes place Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, May 1st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for seniors (65+) and juniors (10-16). Children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult.</p> <p>For complete show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/miramichi-home-and-community-showcase-2016/">www.MiramichiHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MiramichiHomeShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:55:06 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/long-running-home-show-brings-the-best-of-the-region-together-under-one-roof/ Comprehensive Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Trade Show Returns to Moncton Next Month http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/comprehensive-mechanical-electrical-electronic-technology-trade-show-returns-to-moncton-next-month/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The <strong>MEET Show</strong> (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show) returns to the Moncton Coliseum next month. Taking place <strong>May 18th and 19th, 2016</strong>, the show brings together mechanical and electrical companies from throughout Canada and the US along with the very latest in products and services.</p> <p>Truly a must-attend event, MEET is the second largest industry event of its type in Canada and the largest trade event east of Montreal. Its 2014 edition welcomed more than 6,200 buyers – the show’s highest attendance in over two decades. An even larger crowd is expected for the 2016 show, including contractors, developers, engineers, tradespeople and just about anybody else involved in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors.</p> <p>MEET is more than just a trade show. The four sponsoring associations: <strong>CIPH</strong>, <strong>Electro-Federation Canada</strong>, <strong>IES</strong>, and <strong>ACME </strong>are committed to offering a strong educational component. A thought-provoking and topical seminar series will be offered onsite at the show, free to all show attendees. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/seminars/">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> for session details along with the full schedule.</p> <p>Industry professionals who attend the MEET Show and take in the seminars can be eligible for <strong>informal education credits</strong> through their professional associations. <a href="https://secure.engineersnovascotia.ca/" target="_blank">Engineers Nova Scotia</a>, <a href="http://www.apegnb.com/en/home/default.aspx" target="_blank">APEGNB</a>, and <a href="http://www.engineerspei.com/" target="_blank">Engineers PEI</a> each have professional development programs for which professional credits may be given. Visit the show website for more information and check with the associations for full details on their specific programs.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of MEET will also feature the exciting <strong>Skills Canada NB Electrical Installations Competition</strong>, showcasing the best post-secondary construction electrician students in the province. This contest will serve as the provincial qualifying for selecting the Team New Brunswick member who will participate at the Skills Canada National Competition taking place for the first time ever in New Brunswick June 5-8, 2016 in Moncton! Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/skills-competition-2/" target="_blank">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> or <a href="http://www.skillscanada.nb.ca/" target="_blank">www.SkillsCanada.nb.ca</a> for more information.</p> <p>Along with the above features, MEET has even more in store for visitors. An all-new <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/pre-registration-passport-program/" target="_blank">pre-registration passport prize program</a> will give visitors who pre-register for the show by May 4th a chance to win <strong>one of two $4,000 cash prizes</strong>. Additionally, the 4th biennial <strong>MEET Innovation Awards</strong> will recognize innovative products in the industry, with each of the sponsoring associations presenting an award to an exhibiting company on the opening morning of the show. And finally, the excitement will continue beyond the show floor at the ever-popular MEET <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/industry-dinner/" target="_blank">Industry Dinner</a>; the 2016 edition will feature entertainment from comedian James Mullinger and tickets are going fast. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/" target="_blank">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> for full details on the awards and pre-registration prizes, as well as to pre-register for the show and <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/meetdinner/">purchase tickets to the Industry Dinner</a>.</p> <p>MEET is proudly sponsored by the following associations:</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET-2016/_resampled/resizedimage47572-MEET-Sponsors-NEW.JPG" width="475" height="72" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p>Hours: <br/>9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 18th<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday, May 19th</span></p> <p>Venue: Moncton Coliseum Complex</p> <p>For complete details on MEET 2016, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/meet-2016/">www.MEETShow.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheMEETShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/meetshowmoncton" target="_blank">Twitter</a> or <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-meet-show" target="_blank">Linkedin</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1.888.454.7469<br/></span></p> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:57:18 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/comprehensive-mechanical-electrical-electronic-technology-trade-show-returns-to-moncton-next-month/ Massive Heavy Equipment Show to Fill Olympic Stadium with Tons of Big Iron This Week http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/massive-heavy-equipment-show-to-fill-olympic-stadium-with-tons-of-big-iron-this-week/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – With big equipment for big projects, <strong>Expo Grands Travaux</strong> returns to Olympic Stadium this Friday and Saturday, <strong>April 22nd and 23rd, 2016</strong>. This mammoth heavy equipment show features tons of big iron on display from major OEMs and dealers.</p> <p>This industry leading show is one of Canada’s largest heavy equipment events and this edition is certain to be another resounding success. Exhibit space has once again sold out, ensuring visitors to the 2016 show will be able to connect with hundreds of exhibitors showcasing heavy equipment at the forefront of the industry.</p> <p>This year’s lineup will also include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A focus on <strong>winter management equipment</strong>, featuring truck- and loader-mounted plows and snow blowers, salters, sanders, de-icers, spreaders, and all the other equipment, products, services, and technology used for moving and removing snow and ice.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Several <strong>thought-provoking, educational sessions</strong> offered on location at the show. Presented by SIMA (Snow &amp; Ice Management Association), seminars will take place on both days of the show and will be offered free of charge to all show attendees.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>Recruiting Here</strong> feature, connecting job seekers with exhibiting companies who are looking to hire new talent. Participating exhibitors will have signage at their booth indicating they have positions they are looking to fill with qualified candidates.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>For a preview of the show’s floor plan, exhibitor list, and everything else that will be at the show, those planning to attend are encouraged to check out the <strong>Official Show Guide</strong>, which is now available online at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a> or by <a href="http://magazine.rocktoroad.com/publication/?i=296200" target="_blank">clicking here</a>.</p> <p>Convenient <a href="http://magazine.rocktoroad.com/publication/?i=296200">online pre-registration</a> for the show is still available for a limited time, allowing visitors to fast-track their entrance directly onto the show floor. Registration is also available at the door and show badges are valid for both days of the event.</p> <p>Expo Grands Travaux is very pleased to have the endorsement of key players in the industry, including:</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/EGT2016/_resampled/resizedimage47577-logo-bar-associations.jpg" width="475" height="77" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, April 22 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Olympic Stadium<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4545 Rue Pierre De Coubertin<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span></p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ExpoGrandsTravaux" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.<span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(français/anglais • French/English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:16:14 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/massive-heavy-equipment-show-to-fill-olympic-stadium-with-tons-of-big-iron-this-week/ 30th Anniversary Edition of Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show Biggest & Best Yet http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/30th-anniversary-edition-of-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-biggest-and-best-yet/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The region’s most comprehensive heavy equipment show took place this past Thursday and Friday, April 7th and 8th at the Moncton Coliseum Complex. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, this edition of the <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> boasted a vast indoor and outdoor showcase of the latest products, services, and big iron.</p> <p>With steady crowds on Thursday and record-breaking numbers on Friday, the show saw its <strong>largest attendance in the history of the show, with 14,700 visitors!</strong></p> <p>“Obviously we’re thrilled with the turnout, but we’re also very pleased that exhibitors are reporting strong sales and solid leads coming out of the show,” said<strong> Mark Cusack, National Show Manager.</strong></p> <p>“Again this year, exhibit space was sold out, and the big iron covered some 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. Show visitors were pleased to see so much and such diverse equipment, for use by the forestry, logging, roadbuilding, and other heavy equipment industries,” added Cusack.</p> <p>Visitors walking the show floor had the opportunity to connect with hundreds of exhibitors displaying cutting-edge equipment. Features for this year’s show included complimentary cake from the Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association (ALICA) in celebration of the show’s milestone anniversary; “Recruiting Here”, connecting job seekers with exhibitors looking to grow their ranks and hire new employees; and a variety of show-only specials and promotions offered by exhibitors at the show.</p> <p>Additionally, brand new for 2016 was an exclusive <strong>pre-registration prize showcase</strong>. Show visitors who pre-registered by a specific deadline received a ballot for a chance to win a prize showcase valued at over $3,000! Prizes included: a Weber BBQ courtesy of Brandt; a plate compactor from Maritime Case Ltd; and an iPad Mini + $500 for use at the online Liebherrshop courtesy of Liebherr-Canada Ltd.</p> <p>Congratulations to the winner of the pre-registration prize showcase, <strong>Owen MacDonald</strong> of Summerside, PEI. Owen pre-registered for the show to receive a ballot in the mail, collected stamps from the three sponsoring exhibitors’ booths, and deposited his completed ballot in one of the ballot boxes at the show. His ballot was drawn from well over a thousand entries, and he has won the full prize showcase.</p> <p>Next up is <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/">Expo Grands Travaux</a>, April 22-23, 2016 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, followed by the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</a> and <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/">TRUXPO</a>, taking place May 13-14, 2016 in Abbotsford, BC, as well as the <a href="http://www.NHES.ca">National Heavy Equipment Show</a>, taking place April 6-7, 2017 at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><em>Held biennially, the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is owned and sponsored by the Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association (ALICA) and is produced by Master Promotions Ltd.</em></p> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:20:24 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/30th-anniversary-edition-of-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-biggest-and-best-yet/ Region's Largest Outdoor Extravaganza Sees Record-Setting Attendance Numbers http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza-sees-record-setting-attendance-numbers/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – For outdoor enthusiasts in search of hunting and fishing gear, equipment and accessories, the Moncton Coliseum was the place to be April 1-3, for the 2016 edition of the <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show</strong>. Again this year, the show was co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the Moncton Boat Show, offering those in attendance tons of options for outdoor activities!</p> <p>“With a record-high audience last year, we were pleasantly surprised that attendance was up again,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “A slight increase over 2015 numbers meant that this was our largest audience to date for the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show! The packed aisles gave evidence of this, along with steady sales for equipment and accessories.”</p> <p>Exhibitor comments focused on the strong sales as well as the quality of visitors, who came to the show in the mood to buy and eager for the fishing and hunting seasons to arrive.</p> <p>“The NB Sportsmen’s Show continues as the place to be for all outdoor enthusiasts,” said <strong>Scott Babineau, Cabela’s Canada</strong>. “To have a show like this, matching our core focuses of Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Shooting, “It’s In Our Nature” for Cabela’s to be there. It gave us a great opportunity to connect with both our local and out of town customers. The show’s management team was fantastic to work with and can’t wait for the 2017 show.”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Matthew Wilson</strong>, who won the Canadian Duck Calling Championship, held at the show. Matthew is a 4-time Canadian duck calling champion and will represent Canada at the World Duck Calling Championship in Stuttgart, Arkansas in November 2016.</p> <p>Thank you to the judges of the Canadian Duck &amp; Goose Calling Championship, as well as its sponsors: East Coast Waterfowl Mafia, Capital Waterfowling, Resourceful Redneck, and Murray’s Irving.</p> <p>Congratulations to the competition’s other winners:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">OPEN GOOSE – <strong>Matthew Wilson</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">JUNIOR DUCK – <strong>Riley Wissink</strong> (Ontario)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">2 MAN DUCK – <strong>Matthew Wilson &amp; Shane Walton</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">2 MAN GOOSE – <strong>Matthew Wilson &amp; Ryan Reynolds</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LIVE DUCK – <strong>Matthew Wilson</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LIVE GOOSE – <strong>Ryan Reynolds</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>The show’s door prizes were won by <strong>Georgie L. Hennick</strong>, winner of a Boating Safety Kit courtesy of Quartermaster Marine, and <strong>Douglas Irving</strong>, winner of two general admission weekend passes to the Cavendish Beach Music Festival.</p> <p>Thank you to the show’s media partners: <strong>C103</strong> and <strong>XL Country 96.9</strong>, along with <strong>Bass Pro Shops</strong>, <strong>Taylor Ford Lincoln</strong>, <strong>Cabela’s Canada</strong>, <strong>East Coast Waterfowl Mafia</strong>, and <strong>Capital Waterfowling</strong> for their generous support of this year’s show.</p> <p>Staff and management of the NB Sportsmen’s Show wish everyone a happy and safe hunting and fishing season! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.NBSportsmenShow.ca">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> for information on the 2017 edition of the show.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:37:05 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza-sees-record-setting-attendance-numbers/ Highest Attendance To Date for New Brunswick's Largest Boat Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/highest-attendance-to-date-for-new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Boating enthusiasts descended on the Moncton Coliseum Complex for the 2016 edition of the <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong>, which took place April 1-3, 2016. Again this year, the show was co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the NB Sportsmen’s Show, offering those in attendance tons of options for outdoor activities!</p> <p>“With a record-high audience last year, we were pleasantly surprised that attendance was up again,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “A slight increase over 2015 numbers means that this was our largest audience to date for the Moncton Boat Show! The packed aisles gave evidence of this, along with steady sales for boats and accessories.”</p> <p>Exhibitor comments focused on the strong sales as well as the quality of visitors, who came to the show in the mood to buy and hopeful that the boating season will be here before long.</p> <p>“We had a wonderful time at the Moncton Boat Show this year,” said <strong>Chris Shaw, The Binnacle</strong>. “Attendance seemed to be up on Friday and Saturday and we had a nice sales boost because of that. We really appreciate the facility and the ability to move in and out so quickly and easily; it's very valuable to us!”</p> <p>“This was our first ever Boat Show in Moncton, NB. Our experience was truly exceptional – it exceeded our expectations and we are delighted with the results.” said <strong>Pat Guitard, Bass Pro Shops</strong>. “Bass Pro Shops is about creating an experience with our guests and the show allowed us to create that opportunity, meeting people from all over the Maritimes and building strong and lasting relationships. All three days we experienced fantastic traffic through our locations, with very positive feedback from our visitors. All in all, a successful show with outstanding results!”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Georgie L. Hennick</strong>, winner of a Boating Safety Kit courtesy of Quartermaster Marine, and <strong>Douglas Irving</strong>, winner of two general admission weekend passes to the Cavendish Beach Music Festival.</p> <p>Thank you to the crew at <strong>Discover Boating </strong>for their generous support of this year’s show, along with the show’s media partners: <strong>C103</strong> and <strong>XL Country 96.9</strong>.</p> <p>Staff and management of the Moncton Boat Show wish everyone a happy and safe boating season! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.MonctonBoatShow.ca">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a> for information on the 2017 edition of the show.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:56:45 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/highest-attendance-to-date-for-new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show/ Special Features and Sold Out Booth Space for This Weekend's Colchester County Home Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/special-features-and-sold-out-booth-space-for-this-weekend-s-colchester-county-home-show/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Inspiration, advice, products and services for any home improvement project can be found at the <strong>Colchester County Home Show</strong>, taking place this weekend, April 8-10, 2016, at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC). <strong>Doors open at 4pm on Friday</strong> for this popular event, which is presented by the Truro &amp; Colchester Chamber of Commerce.</p> <p>“This is a must-attend event for anyone planning to renovate, decorate, landscape, remodel or build,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “We’ve got a sold out show and the RECC will be jam-packed with the top local resources from the home building and renovation industries.”</p> <p>Nearly <strong>100 exhibitors</strong> in categories including home heating, landscaping, pools &amp; spas, roofing, and kitchen &amp; bathroom, and more will have all the products and services that help make a house a home. Many exhibitors will be exclusive show specials and promotions. The complete exhibitor list is available on the show website at www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the show will also include some special features and educational opportunities. On Sunday, the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society presents the <strong>Bluegrass Special</strong>. Taking place from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, it will feature performances by local bluegrass bands New Vintage and Eastwind. Entrance is free with admission to the home show.</p> <p><strong>Prestige Homes</strong> will have its newest cottage on display. <em><strong>The Stewiacke</strong></em> will be set up at the entrance to the show and features two bedrooms, one bathroom and measures 544 sq. ft. – a lot of living in a small footprint.</p> <p>At various times throughout the weekend, <strong>Bell Aliant</strong> will present a short but exciting look into some of their newest products and services! Visitors are invited to join them in the CIBC Room for a showcase of the latest and greatest technology available, including the all-new Samsung Gear VR and Samsung View Tablet/TV.</p> <p>Visitors will also have an opportunity to <strong>fill out a ballot for a chance to win exciting prizes</strong>, including a tabletop torch, a home efficiency prize basket, an energy monitor and hub, and a micro grow light garden. Show prize sponsors include HubCraft Timber Mart, Trinity Energy Group, Warmth by Design Stoves &amp; Fireplaces (formerly LL Masonry), Aerus, ATL-REFAC, Efficiency Nova Scotia, Shur Gain, Harris Home Hardware, and Water'n'Wine Truro.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Friday, April 8, 2016 from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, April 9, 2016 from </span>10:00 am - 6:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, April 10, 2016 from </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65+) and juniors (10-16) and children under 10 get in free. There is a family pass for $17, which is good for admission for 2 adults and 2 juniors or 1 adult and 3 juniors.</p> <p>For full event details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/colchester-home-show-2016/">www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:13:31 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/special-features-and-sold-out-booth-space-for-this-weekend-s-colchester-county-home-show/ Opening This Thursday: Atlantic Canada's Most Comprehensive Heavy Equipment Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/opening-this-thursday-atlantic-canada-s-most-comprehensive-heavy-equipment-show/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this Thursday and Friday, April 7th and 8th, 2016. This is the region’s most comprehensive heavy equipment show and THE must-attend event for the heavy equipment, roadbuilding, forestry, landscaping, and municipality sectors.</p> <p>Celebrating its <strong>30th anniversary this year</strong>, the show boasts a vast indoor and outdoor showcase of the latest products, services, and big iron! Not just dozers and big tractors, this event features equipment from many different industries including forestry and logging, which are big business in Atlantic Canada.</p> <p>Visitors walking the show floor will have the opportunity to connect with <strong>hundreds of exhibitors displaying cutting-edge equipment</strong>. 2014’s event had the largest-ever attendance in the history of the show with well over 13,000 visitors, and 2016 promises to be even bigger!</p> <p>Those planning to attend the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show are invited to visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.AHES.ca</a> to <a href="http://docs.masterpromotions.ca/ahes/AHES-2016-Show-Guide.pdf">browse the Official Show Guide</a> for a preview of everything that will be at the show. The show website also features some of the <strong>exclusive specials and promotions</strong> that exhibitors will be offering at the show.</p> <p>Show visitors who may be seeking a new opportunity are encouraged to bring their resume and keep an eye out for <strong>“Recruiting Here”</strong> signs, indicating that an exhibitor is on the hunt for new talent.</p> <p>The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is proudly owned and sponsored by the <strong>Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association</strong> (ALICA) and produced by Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><br/></p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, April 7th from 9am-5pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, April 8th from 9am-4pm</span></p> <p><strong>Venue:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p>For complete details on the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.AHES.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/AtlanticHeavy" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 11:40:26 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/opening-this-thursday-atlantic-canada-s-most-comprehensive-heavy-equipment-show/ Educational Seminars, Focus on Winter Management Equipment Among Key Features for Expo Grands Travaux http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/educational-seminars-focus-on-winter-management-equipment-among-key-features-for-expo-grands-travaux/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – In just a few weeks’ time, the massive heavy equipment show <strong>Expo Grands Travaux</strong> will return to the internationally renowned Olympic Stadium in the beautiful city of Montreal. Taking place <strong>April 22-23, 2016,</strong> this mammoth show will feature tons of big iron on display from the major players in the industry.</p> <p>This edition of Expo Grands Travaux will once again include <strong>several thought-provoking, educational sessions </strong>offered on location at the show. Presented by SIMA (Snow &amp; Ice Management Association), seminars will take place on both days of the show and will be offered free of charge to all show attendees.</p> <p>Seminar topics are as follows and additional information, including the full schedule and presenter biographies, is available on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/seminars/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a>:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Using Liquids For Snow and Ice (presented in English)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sustainable Snow &amp; Ice Management (presented in English)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Big Cities, Tight Spaces: Finding Unique Ways to Service Congested Downtown Areas (presented in English)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Using GPS Technology For Snow Management (presented in English)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Efficacité du déneigement : Pour épargner temps et argent (presented in French)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Déneigement résidentiel (presented in French)</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p>The show will also include a focus on <strong>winter management equipment</strong>. Truck- and loader-mounted plows and snow blowers, salters, sanders, de-icers, spreaders, and all the other equipment, products, services, and technology used for moving and removing ice and snow will be featured throughout the exhibit floor. A listing of participating exhibitors is available at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/exhibitor-list-2/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux</a>. These companies will be designated with signage at their booth during the show.</p> <p>Visitors currently in the market for a new career opportunity will want to bring their resume and take advantage of the show’s <strong>Recruiting Here</strong> feature, connecting job seekers with exhibiting companies who are looking to hire new talent. Participating exhibitors will have signage at their booth indicating they have positions they are looking to fill with qualified candidates.</p> <p>Pre-registration for the show is open now. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/EGT2016/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a>, allowing visitors to fast-track their entrance directly onto the show floor.</p> <p>Expo Grands Travaux is very pleased to have the endorsement of key players in the industry, including:</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/EGT2016/_resampled/resizedimage47577-logo-bar-associations.jpg" width="475" height="77" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><br/><strong>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, April 22 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:</strong></p> <p>Olympic Stadium<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4545 Rue Pierre De Coubertin<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span></p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2016/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ExpoGrandsTravaux" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(français/anglais • French/English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 10:31:55 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/educational-seminars-focus-on-winter-management-equipment-among-key-features-for-expo-grands-travaux/ It's No April Fools' Prank: The Spring Ideal Home Show Opens Today! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/it-s-no-april-fools-prank-the-spring-ideal-home-show-opens-today/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Spring is here! Those dreaming of renovating, decorating and building their dream home will flock to Halifax Exhibition Centre this weekend for the return of the <strong>Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show</strong>, along with the Ideal Garden and Patio Show, presented by Landscape Nova Scotia.</p> <p>Taking place<strong> today through Sunday, April 1-3, 2016,</strong> this is the region’s ultimate showcase for indoor and outdoor living. The doors open this morning at 10 am!</p> <p>“This year’s mild winter has people ready to get started on their landscaping and home renovations earlier than ever,” said <strong>Bev Campbell, Show Manager</strong>. “The timing for this show couldn’t be better; now’s the time to finalize your research and start booking services – and it’ll be easy with hundreds of professionals under one roof!”</p> <p>In addition to the Landscape Nova Scotia Garden and Patio Show, offering ideas for landscaping, gardening, yard and other outdoor projects, this year’s Home Show will have tons of great features. The <strong>Herald Homes Stage</strong> will offer tips and advice with seminars throughout the weekend. Watch for renowned florist Neville MacKay from My Mother’s Bloomers, among many other experts! The complete schedule is available at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/spring-ideal-home-show-2016/herald-homes-stage/">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a>.</p> <p>Visitors will also find great deals on products, services and solutions, be able to enter to win a hand-crafted leather chair from KVADRO Furniture, discover crafts and fun for kids at the Scouts Canada booth, get to check out a working heat pump in the Nova Scotia Power Comfort Zone, catch Bell Live at the show with a live CTV weather broadcast and the folks from C100 and The Bounce all weekend long. Plus, the first 200 women to attend the show on Sunday morning beginning at 10 am will receive a special gift with the “Home Show for Her” feature.</p> <p><strong>2016 Show Information</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">Friday, April 1<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Saturday, April 2<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Sunday, April 3</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">10am – 8pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10am – 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10am – 5pm</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Admission is $11 for adults, $9 for seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. There is also a Family Pass good for 2 adults and 2 juniors (10-16) for $30.</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/spring-ideal-home-show-2016/">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NSSpringIdealHomeShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Catherine MacNutt, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:cmacnutt@mpltd.ca">cmacnutt@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-462-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:34:27 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/it-s-no-april-fools-prank-the-spring-ideal-home-show-opens-today/ Find Inspiration, Information, Advice, Products & Services at the Colchester County Home Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/find-inspiration-information-advice-products-and-services-at-the-colchester-county-home-show/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Truro’s very own <strong>Colchester County Home Show</strong> returns to the Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC) April 8-10, 2016. This year’s show will offer inspiration, information, advice, products and services for new homeowners, those who have lived in their home for years, and those who are just thinking about purchasing their first home.</p> <p>At the show, visitors will find all the products that make a HOUSE a HOME! Presented by the <strong>Truro &amp; Colchester Chamber of Commerce</strong>, this is THE must-attend event for those planning their next home improvement project, with experts to guide them through every step – from planning, to budgeting, to purchasing, to labour. Visitors can consult with the pros for no-obligation advice as well!</p> <p>“Spring is here and people are excited about renovation season,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “This year’s mild winter has people ready to get started on their landscaping and home renovations earlier than ever and the show will help visitors connect with the top local resources.”</p> <p>In addition to <strong>nearly 100 exhibitors</strong> in categories such as home heating, landscaping, pools &amp; spas, roofing, and kitchen &amp; bathroom, and more, visitors will also enjoy live, local bluegrass music at the show, and will have lots of opportunities to win great prizes!</p> <p>Presented by the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society, the <strong>Sunday Bluegrass Special</strong> takes place from 1-4 pm on the Sunday of the show. This is a new addition for 2016 and will include performances by <strong>New Vintage</strong> and <strong>Eastwind</strong>. Entrance is free with admission to the Colchester County Home Show.</p> <p>Visitors who have undertaken a reno project are invited to enter the show’s <strong>“Dream/Disaster/DIY” Facebook photo contest</strong>. By sharing photos of their dream, disaster or do-it-yourself home renovation at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">www.facebook.com/ColchesterShow</a>, they will be entered to win a <strong>$50 gift card from HubCraft Timer Mart</strong>, plus four tickets to the home show. A random draw from all entries will be made on April 1st.</p> <p>Beginning on March 30th, the <strong>Cat Country 99.5</strong> website (<a href="http://www.catcountry995.ca/" target="_blank">www.catcountry995.ca</a>) will feature a Colchester County Home Show quiz, which will give participants a chance to qualify to win a <strong>$250 gift card from Harris Home Hardware</strong>.</p> <p>Visitors are also encouraged to tune into Cat Country 99.5 and Big Dog 100.9 to listen for an opportunity to win <strong>RE/MAX VIP passes</strong> to the show. As a VIP guest, they’ll get admission into the show with front of the line access, plus a RE/MAX VIP gift bag! Additional details will be available on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/remaxfairlane" target="_blank">RE/MAX Fairlane Reality Facebook page</a>.</p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">Friday, April 8, 2016<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Saturday, April 9, 2016<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Sunday, April 10, 2016</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">4:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am - 6:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p>Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65+) and juniors (10-16) and children under 10 get in free. There is a family pass for $17, which is good for admission for 2 adults and 2 juniors or 1 adult and 3 juniors.</p> <p>For full event details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/colchester-home-show-2016/" target="_blank">www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="http://www.facebook.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 14:54:41 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/find-inspiration-information-advice-products-and-services-at-the-colchester-county-home-show/ Moncton Coliseum Set to Welcome Region’s Largest Outdoor Extravaganza This Weekend http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/moncton-coliseum-set-to-welcome-region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza-this-weekend/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show</strong> returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this weekend, April 1-3, 2016. New and experienced outdoor enthusiasts will find everything they need under one roof, with the region’s leading dealers answering questions and demonstrating equipment, ATVs, educational seminars, mounts on display and so much more.</p> <p>The New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show will once again be co-located with the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/moncton-boat-show-2016/">Moncton Boat Show</a> and the <a href="http://www.flyfishingforum.ca/" target="_blank">Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum</a>, offering visitors three great events for one low price!</p> <p>“Visitors will be able to find out what’s new in the hunting and fishing world from over 100 exhibitors,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “Spring is here and hunters, fishers and other outdoor enthusiasts will find all the gear, equipment and accessories they need for the activities they love to take part in during the warmer months.”</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show will include a full <strong>seminar series</strong> presented by <strong>Bass Pro Shops</strong>. Sessions will take place all three days of the show and feature topics like duck and goose calling techniques, fly tying, dog techniques, and more. The complete seminar schedule can be found on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/nb-sportsmen-show-2016/seminars-seminaires/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>Additional show features include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>International Fly Fishing Film Festival</strong> (IF4 2016) will be presented on Friday night in the Legends Restaurant. The screening begins at 6pm and costs $8/person.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Cabela’s Canada</strong> will be back at the show. Kids of all ages can try out their BB Gun Range Tent and Hoverball Archery Range.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Canadian Duck &amp; Goose Calling Championship</strong> will take place beginning at 11 am on Saturday, April 2nd. Contestants can register in several categories beginning at 12 noon on Friday, April 1st through 10:40 am on Saturday morning.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Enter to win!</strong> Visitors can fill out a ballot for their chance to win a Boating Safety Kit (valued at $600) courtesy of Quartermaster Marine or two general admission weekend passes for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival (a $400 value).</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Archers Association of New Brunswick</strong> will be at the show with onsite demos, information on provincial clubs, and safety advice.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Join casting instructors, guides and professionals from around the region for exciting seminars and presentations in the <strong>Fly Casting Aisle</strong>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Visit the <strong>New Brunswick Big Game Club’s</strong> booth to meet and talk with their provincial measurers and admire some of the finest big game trophies the province has to offer.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A display of <strong>vintage snowmobiles</strong> by the Golden Oldies Antique Snowmobile Club.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Watch for <strong>new products and exclusive show specials </strong>from many exhibitors. A sneak peek of some of the offerings is available now at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/nb-sportsmen-show-2016/show-specials-and-new-products/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">Friday, April 1<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Saturday, April 2<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Sunday, April 3</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">12 noon – 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am – 6:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and an event pass is available for $15 (non-transferable). Visitors can save $1 off their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/nbss/">show website</a>.</span></p> <p>For complete details on the show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/nb-sportsmen-show-2016/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NBSportsmens" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/NBSportsmens" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:15 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/moncton-coliseum-set-to-welcome-region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza-this-weekend/ New Brunswick's Largest Boat Show: It's A-Boat Time! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show-it-s-a-boat-time/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong> sets sail April 1-3, 2016 at the Moncton Coliseum. This is New Brunswick's largest boat show! Visitors will find tons of great ways to spend their spare time this summer with boats of all shapes and sizes and 12 of the region’s leading dealers from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.</p> <p>The Moncton Boat Show will once again be co-located with the <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show </strong>and the <strong>Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum</strong>, offering visitors three great events for one low price!</p> <p>“From fishing boats to cruisers, runabouts, inflatables, personal watercraft and so much more, this show has it all!” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “This year’s mild winter has boating enthusiasts eager to get onto the water as soon as possible, and they won’t want to miss this prime opportunity to catch all the major dealers under one roof.”</p> <p><strong>Dealers at the show</strong> include: Adventure Motors-Marine-RV, Atlantic Motoplex, Cabano Marine &amp; Sports, Cobequid Mountain Sports, Hi-Tech Powersports, Iron Wind Marine, Mahone Marine, Patterson Sales &amp; Service, Quartermaster Marine, Seamasters Marine Services, Torque Motorsports, and Tracker PowerPros Service Center.</p> <p>Many exhibitors will be introducing new product lines and offering exclusive specials at the show. A sneak peek of some of the offerings is available now at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/moncton-boat-show-2016/show-specials-and-new-products-2/">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>At the show, visitors will want to check out the <strong>Discover Boating Centre</strong>, with tons of information for both beginner and more advanced boaters. The folks from <strong>BoaterExam.com</strong> will also be onsite. Those in need of their Pleasure Craft Operator Card can write the exam right at the show.</p> <p>Additionally, visitors can fill out a ballot for their chance to win a <strong>Boating Safety Kit</strong> (valued at $600) courtesy of Quartermaster Marine or two general admission weekend passes for the <strong>Cavendish Beach Music Festival</strong> (a $400 value).</p> <p><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><strong><span style="line-height: 14px;">Fr</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">iday, April 1<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Saturday, April 2<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Sunday, April 3</span></strong></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">12 noon – 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am – 6:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p> <span style="line-height: 1.4;">Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and an event pass is available for $15 (non-transferable). Visitors can save $1 off their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/MBS/" target="_blank">show website</a>.</span></p> <p>For complete details on the show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/moncton-boat-show-2016/">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MonctonBoatShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/MonctonBoatShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:57:01 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show-it-s-a-boat-time/ Back for 2016: The Event That Homeowners Trust http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/back-for-2016-the-event-that-homeowners-trust/ <p><em>Fredericton, NB</em> – The 34th annual <strong>Fredericton Home Show</strong> returns to the Capital Exhibit Centre April 1-3, 2016. This year’s show will offer inspiration and ideas to help visitors decorate, renovate and build their dream home, along with new products, exclusive specials and promotions, informative seminars, and more.</p> <p>At the show, visitors will find everything they need to plan their next home improvement project, with experts to guide them through every step – from planning, to budgeting, to purchasing, to labour. Visitors can consult with the pros for no-obligation advice as well!</p> <p>“For many of us, warmer weather means construction and reno season,” said <strong>Brian McKiel, Show Manager</strong>. “Visitors looking for landscaping inspiration, needing advice on a leaky roof or structural issue, or planning their dream remodel be able to meet with hundreds of exhibitors all under one roof at the Fredericton Home Show!”</p> <p>This year’s show will also include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>An Evening with East Coast Living</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>On Saturday, April 2 from 6-8 pm, visitors are invited to join East Coast Living for design advice from their expert designers, along with a complimentary magazine and cake and coffee.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>3 Days of Power with R.D. Pond and TORO</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Daily at the show, three contestants will be selected to participate in a contest for their chance to win a new TORO leaf blower valued at $150, courtesy of R.D. Pond.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Win with Hotchkiss Home Furnishings</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Visitors can fill out a ballot at the Hotchkiss booth to be entered to win a Room Solutions package including a sofa, love seat, coffee and end tables, a rug and two lamps, valued at nearly $2,000!</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Tour the Northrup Homes Cottage</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>A fully constructed cottage by Northrup Homes will be located right outside the Capital Exhibit Centre. Visitors are welcome to tour through the cottage and find out everything about their selection of summer homes and retirement cottages.</em></span></li> </ul><p><br/>The Fredericton Home Show is presented in partnership with the <strong>Epsilon Y’s Men’s Club</strong>. Again this year, Habitat for Humanity Fredericton Area has been selected as the show’s charity of choice. These two organizations do vital work and the team at Master Promotions Ltd. is pleased to be able to support local community-based organizations.</p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">Friday, April 1, 2016<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Saturday, April 2, 2016<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Sunday, April 3, 2016</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">4:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:00 am - 8:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">11:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p><br/>Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors (65+) and juniors (10-16) and children under 10 get in free.</p> <p>For full event details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/fredericton-home-show-2016/">www.FrederictonHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FrederictonHomeShow/" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:34:16 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/back-for-2016-the-event-that-homeowners-trust/ Kick-off Spring with NB's Construction & Renovation Showcase, This Weekend at Harbour Station http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/kick-off-spring-with-nb-s-construction-and-renovation-showcase-this-weekend-at-harbour-station/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – Back for its 39th edition, the <strong>Atlantic National Home Show</strong> returns to Harbour Station this weekend, March 18-20, 2016. Harbour Station will be filled to the rafters with the leaders of the home building and renovation industries from all over southern New Brunswick and beyond!</p> <p>“We like to say the show is a sure sign of spring, and sure enough, this year the first day of spring is on the Sunday of the show!” said <strong>Brian McKiel, Show Manager</strong>. “The show will help visitors getting ready to renovate and looking for inspiration for their home and landscaping projects. And the timing is perfect, with the construction season right around the corner.”</p> <p>For some great hints and tips, visitors will want to check out the <strong>seminars </strong>taking place on the Home Show stage. Sessions including Kitchens with the "Wow Factor", Live Cooking Demos, Learn About Radon Gases &amp; What Can Be Done, and Spray Foam Insulation will be taking place at various times throughout the weekend; the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-national-home-show-2016/seminar-schedule/" target="_blank">full schedule</a> can be found on the show website.</p> <p>Exhibitors will be offering exclusive <strong>show specials and promotions</strong> and will have the latest and greatest products for the home on display. Visitors will have a chance to enter to win great prizes, claim instant rebates on products and services, get complimentary consultations, and take advantage of limited time offers. A sneak peek of some of the exclusive offers that will be at the show is available now at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-national-home-show-2016/new-products-and-show-specials/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>Additionally, many all-new <strong>family-friendly features</strong> will be offered, along with some returning favourites!</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bring the kids and visit the <strong>Scouts Canada</strong> booth. Youth accompanied by an adult will have the opportunity to make a craft and play an exciting game that they navigate through the entire home show. Participants will receive a ballot for a prize!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Visit the <strong>Tir na nÓg Forest School</strong> booth to learn about hands-on experiential learning, and how being outdoors not only provides children with fresh air, but also encourages imaginative play, creativity, hand-eye coordination, balance, physical strength and mental clarity.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The Saint John Fire Department will be on-site all three days with their <strong>Fire Safety House</strong>, demonstrating children’s fire safety. School-aged children accompanied by an adult will be invited to take part in an interactive demonstration which includes simulated (non-toxic) smoke, and encourages them to develop their own fire escape plan at home.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Take advantage of great value with the show’s <strong>Family Pass</strong>, which includes admission for two adults and two juniors (10-16 years of age) for just $20! Children under the age of 10 get in for free when accompanied by an adult.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Once again, the Saint John Y Service Club (formerly Y’s Men’s Club) is holding its popular <strong>Home Show Lottery</strong>. Each $8 lottery ticket gives admission to the show and the opportunity to enter a draw for tons of exciting prizes! Tickets are available at Home Hardware (Saint John, Quispamsis and Grand Bay-Westfield locations), Imperial Theatre, Little Shop of Science, and Scholten’s Grand Bay-Westfield, Somerset Street and Loch Lomond Road. Visit <a href="http://www.saintjohnysmen.ca/" target="_blank">saintjohnysmen.ca</a> for the full list of prizes.</p> <p>Also at the show, stop to chat with the folks at Country 94 and 97.3 The Wave to <strong>enter to win tickets </strong>to the Dooly’s Beach Blast at Parlee Beach valued at $260! The radio stations will be doing live broadcasts and giving away swag all weekend long. Plus, a <strong>door prize</strong> featuring a full Husqvarna technical work gear and trimmer prize package with the all-new technical jacket and pants, will be drawn courtesy of Premier Trailer.</p> <p><strong>Atlantic National Home Show Details:</strong></p> <p>Friday March 18 – 12 noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday March 19 – 10am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday March 20 – 10am – 4pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A Family Pass (good for two adults and two juniors) is also available for just $20. Again this year, a Senior Special will be offered from 12 noon to 5 pm on Friday only, with admission just $4.</p> <p>For complete show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-national-home-show-2016/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/AtlanticNationalHomeShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mptld.ca">kstilwell@mptld.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:38:32 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/kick-off-spring-with-nb-s-construction-and-renovation-showcase-this-weekend-at-harbour-station/ Health & Safety in Focus for Conference Program at Western Canada's Largest Trucking Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/health-and-safety-in-focus-for-conference-program-at-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – <strong>TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking event, returns for its 2016 edition May 13th and 14th at Tradex in Abbotsford. Presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA), it is the only major motor transport industry show in the region that includes ALL facets of the industry.</p> <p>TRUXPO 2016 will once again include an educational conference program. Organized by <a href="http://www.safetydriven.ca/" target="_blank">SafetyDriven—Trucking Safety Council of BC</a>, the speaker series will educate and inform with a focus on health and safety and will present informative and relevant industry information.</p> <p>All conference sessions take place on Friday, May 13th:</p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0" cellspacing="10" cellpadding="10"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td width="15%"><strong>12:30 pm</strong></td> <td> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Standard of Care – It Saves to Be Safe</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Grant Aune, Advantage Fleet Services Inc.</em></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;">Targeted at the professional truck driver who operates a heavy commercial vehicle. Hear Grant speak on key issues for today’s professional driver.</span></p> </td> </tr><tr valign="top"><td><strong>1:30 pm</strong></td> <td> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Mike Harnett, SIX Safety Systems</em></span></p> <p>It’s not easy being a professional truck driver. This session will help you understand the effects of fatigue on the body as well as provide practical strategies to maximize energy and improve your sleep.</p> </td> </tr><tr valign="top"><td><strong>2:30 pm</strong></td> <td> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Simple Steps for a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Dr. Art Hister</em></span></p> <p>You’ve seen him on Global TV, now see him in person! Dr. Hister will tantalize you with simple steps anyone can and should take for optimum health.</p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <p>Additional details including bios of the presenters are available on the show website: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/conference/" target="_blank">www.TRUXPO.com</a>.</p> <p>Along with the conference, TRUXPO 2016 will also feature <strong>Recruiting Here</strong>, connecting job seekers with hiring companies; the popular <strong>Show and Shine</strong>, featuring show and working trucks competing in a professionally judged Truck Beauty Pageant and sponsored by Pro-Trucker Magazine; and entertainment on the <strong>TRUXPO stage</strong> including Total Rewind Band with a tailgate party on Friday night at 7pm and Saturday afternoon at 2pm. Additional stage entertainment will be announced in the coming weeks!</p> <p>For the second time, the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – will be co-located with TRUXPO. Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out. Details on this show are available at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2016/" target="_blank">www.PacificEquipmentShow.com</a>.</p> <p><strong>Registration is now open</strong>. For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $10 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $20 at the door. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/TRUXPO2016/">www.TRUXPO.com</a>.</p> <p>For complete details and event updates visit: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/truxpo-2016/">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">MCUSACK@MPLTD.CA</a></p> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:15:52 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/health-and-safety-in-focus-for-conference-program-at-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event/ Happy Trails to Moncton RV Show Shoppers http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/happy-trails-to-moncton-rv-show-shoppers/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Shoppers flocked to New Brunswick’s largest RV show and sale of the year, which took place this past weekend, March 11th to 13th at the Moncton Coliseum Complex.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the <strong>Moncton RV Show</strong> welcomed tons of traffic over the three day show, with an <strong>increase of more than 40%</strong> over last year’s numbers, which were below average due to poor weather. <strong>65 units were sold</strong> at the show this year, which was also up from 2015.</p> <p>“I think people are getting the message that this show really does have something for everyone – from smaller, more affordable camping trailers right up to the huge vehicles that most of us can only dream of owning,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “Many of the dealers were offering incredible deals and promotions and there was even more to take in, with related accessories, products and services as well as many of the top campgrounds and vacation destinations.”</p> <p>Exhibitors were very pleased with the increase in traffic and reported strong sales coming out of the event.</p> <p>“This was our first time attending the Moncton RV Show as the new owners and I am so happy we made the decision to attend!” said <strong>Sarah Toole, Doug’s Recreation</strong>. “The day after the show our phone was ringing off the hook and we’ve been busy getting back to customers with information and quotes. We received deposits on two new park models from customers who attended the show on the weekend. We are very pleased and we definitely want to get a booth in the 2017 show!”</p> <p>“We had a wonderful experience with this year’s show. We found there were many people through the show that appeared to be enjoying it; lots of positive comments,” said <strong>Karen Hopper, Gary Steeves Insurance / RV Insure</strong>. “We had the opportunity to offer many visitors quotes and expect to have a good return for new business! The show had all around positive energy! As always the show team was very helpful and supportive. We look forward to next year’s show!”</p> <p>The <strong>Moncton Bluegrass Special</strong> was once again one of the big hits of the weekend! Thanks to the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society for presenting the festival, and also to the performing bands: The Russell Sawler Band, Shadow River, and New Vintage.</p> <p>The winners of the popular <strong>Ten Grand in Your Hand</strong> promotion were Remi and Rachel Richard from Scoudouc, NB, who purchased a Starcraft AR-One from Leisure Time Sales. They’ll receive a cheque for $10,000. Congratulations!</p> <p>Thanks to the show’s partners and sponsors, including those who donated door prizes: Bras d’Or Lakes Campground, Bangor Holden KOA, Jellystone Park PEI Campground, Moncton RV Centre and Pine Acres RV Moncton.</p> <p>Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.HalifaxRVShow.ca">www.HalifaxRVShow.ca</a> and <a href="http://www.MonctonRVShow.ca">www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a> for details on the 2017 shows.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:50:09 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/happy-trails-to-moncton-rv-show-shoppers/ Year Three the Best Yet for Atlantic Canada's Premier Motorcycle Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/year-three-the-best-yet-for-atlantic-canada-s-premier-motorcycle-show/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The powersports industry is alive and well in Nova Scotia, if attendance at the 2016 edition of <strong>Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic</strong> is any indication.</p> <p>Held at the newly rebranded Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park) earlier this month, this was the third edition of the event and the largest yet. Attendance numbers were <strong>up close to 30% on Friday</strong> and <strong>more than 40% on Sunday</strong> over last year’s numbers. Strong interest drove bikers to the event on the Saturday; even with inclement weather, visitors came to the show from as far away as Bridgewater, the Valley and New Brunswick.</p> <p>“The show was very successful and numbers were well up over last year,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “Throughout the weekend, dealers reported serious visitors with buying on their minds. This proved to be a true buying show and business was brisk all three days, not only for bikes but also for apparel and riding gear.”</p> <p>Billed as an all-encompassing powersports event, Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic included industry suppliers, dealers, manufacturers, distributors, clubs, rallies and associations, custom builders, education and safety, destinations, vintage, competition and sport bike displays, and everything to do with the motorcycle and powersport lifestyle.</p> <p>Features for this year’s show included the Honda Junior Red Riders, Halifax-based street bike stunt group Stunt 902, the Bike Show Live! stage series, and Women on Wheels Sunday, a celebration of women who ride with a giveaway swag bag for the first 200 women who attended on Sunday morning.</p> <p>Show exhibitors benefitted from the event’s strong turn out and were very pleased with the sales and leads that came out of the weekend.</p> <p>“My entire team here at Privateers HD attended show either working or to just walk around,” said <strong>Dale Williams, Privateers Harley-Davidson</strong>. “Everyone was completely impressed with the show and commented on the ‘good vibe’ and feeling of the event. Since the show I have had a great deal of positive feedback from my customers also. I feel Halifax is in a strong position to be the premiere show in Atlantic Canada.”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Janet Noiles</strong>, winner of a 3 night GR8 Day prize at White Point Beach Resort, as well as to <strong>George and Stephen Bell</strong>, winners of the Show &amp; Shine. Early bird pre-registration for the 2017 Show &amp; Shine is available now; <a href="mailto:angela4154@gmail.com">contact Angela Franklin for details</a>.</p> <p>Thanks to all entrants in the Show &amp; Shine, the builders in the Custom Corner, and all speakers and presenters who took part in the Bike Show Live! Stage Series. Additionally, thank you to Advance Screen Printing for their participation in the show merchandise sales drive in support of Bikers Down.</p> <p>Best wishes to all motorcycle and powersport enthusiasts as the spring riding season begins! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.BikeAtlantic.ca">www.BikeAtlantic.ca</a> for details on the next edition, which will take place <strong>March 3-5, 2017</strong>. Exhibitors interested in early reservation options for exhibit space may <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">contact Scott Sprague</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:50:41 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/year-three-the-best-yet-for-atlantic-canada-s-premier-motorcycle-show/ PEI Provincial Home Show Joined by All-New PEI On The Move at the Eastlink Centre This Weekend http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pei-provincial-home-show-joined-by-all-new-pei-on-the-move-at-the-eastlink-centre-this-weekend/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – A duo of events will take over the Eastlink Centre this weekend. Taking place March 11-13, 2016 is the long-running and well-loved <strong>PEI Provincial Home Show</strong>, and it will be joined by the brand new <strong>PEI On The Move</strong>, a unique show focusing on hobbies, sports, recreation, and healthy living.</p> <p>Beginning at 12 noon on Friday, those planning a renovation, searching for landscaping inspiration, looking for a new hobby, or wanting something fun to do with the kids will find lots to keep them occupied – and one admission gets visitors into both shows!</p> <p>In addition to the leaders of the home building and renovation industries from all over the Island and beyond, this year’s PEI Provincial Home Show will include a <strong>great line up of seminars</strong>. Visitors will have a chance to learn all about leaky basements and flood prevention, metal roofing, decorative concrete floor coatings, and refinishing kitchen cabinets. The complete seminar schedule is available on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pei-provincial-home-show-2016/seminar-schedule/">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>Visitors interested in cottage life should plan to drop by the PEI Home &amp; RV Centre booth to see a beautiful <strong>fully constructed cottage</strong>. Located right inside the Eastlink Centre, visitors will be able to tour through it and get information on all the customizable options and packages.</p> <p>For those who prefer more hands-on activities, PEI On The Move will have lots of <strong>interactive activities</strong> for the whole family, alongside exhibitors focused on hobbies to do with healthy living for the mind, body and soul; do-it-yourself (DIY) projects and crafting; and team sports and solo athletic endeavours. Kids of all ages will want to check out <strong>Bricks4Kidz </strong>for a chance to build exciting LEGO® models, the <strong>UPEI Fab Lab Atlantic</strong> with 3D printer and laser cutter demonstrations, and students with the <strong>Engineers PEI Robotics Club</strong> programming robots! For demo times, visit the show website.</p> <p>Both shows will allow visitors the opportunity to check out <strong>brand new products and exclusive show specials</strong> being offered by various exhibitors. A sneak peek of some of the offerings are available now on the show website. Show visitors will also want to fill out a ballot for their chance to win prizes from Island Grown Sod, Quartermaster Marine, Princess Auto, PEI Bat Company and Coles Moulding &amp; Woodworking, and G.W.G. Flooring.</p> <p>The PEI Provincial Home Show and PEI On The Move run Friday, March 11th from 12 noon to 9pm; Saturday, March 12th from 9am to 6pm; and Sunday, March 13th from 10am to 4pm. Admission is $6 for an Adult day pass, $4 for a Senior (65+) or Junior (10-16) day pass, and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. <strong>SPECIAL: Save $2 on all admission rates all day on Friday.</strong></p> <p>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pei-provincial-home-show-2016/">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PEIProvincialHomeShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p>Denise Miller, Senior Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:dmiller@mpltd.ca">dmiller@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:33:43 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pei-provincial-home-show-joined-by-all-new-pei-on-the-move-at-the-eastlink-centre-this-weekend/ World Record-Setting Antlers Measured at BC’s Biggest Event for Outdoor Enthusiasts http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/world-record-setting-antlers-measured-at-bc-s-biggest-event-for-outdoor-enthusiasts/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Throughout the weekend, outdoor enthusiasts flocked to BC’s largest boating, fishing, hunting and sportsmen’s event. The 2016 editions of the <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong> and the <strong>BC Hunting Show</strong> took place March 4-6, 2016 at Tradex in Abbotsford.</p> <p>Overall attendance was <strong>up slightly over 2015 numbers, with 33,946 visitors </strong>over the three-day event. Alongside tens of thousands of shoppers looking for great deals were those interested in displays of boating, fishing, hunting and outdoors supplies, demos, door prizes and educational sessions.</p> <p>The <strong>Cabala’s PRO Hunting and Fishing Stages</strong> were popular spots at the event. Dean Partridge, Tammy Wood, Phil Rowley, Richard Kesslar, Linda Cline, Mike Kelly and more captivated visitors with informative and entertaining stage presentations.</p> <p>One of the other main attractions this year was the Measures Booth. On the opening day of the show, the booth scored a Roosevelts Elk that not only beat the current world record score, but smashed it. The standing world record for Roosevelts Elk is 404 6/8” and this bull scored 419 6/8”, <strong>beating the current record by a full 15”</strong>.</p> <p>“To say this set of antlers caused quite a stir with the crowd would be an understatement,” said <strong>Rick Berreth, Measures Booth</strong>. “Our booth and area was always full of people coming to see them. I have always told the other measurers that one day something will come to us that will not only blow our minds but the records as well, and this is the year it happened! Hopefully next year we will see more trophies like this show up at the Measures Booth.”</p> <p>This year marked the <strong>25th anniversary of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong>, with the BC Hunting Show in its 13th year. Together, the two shows completely took over the Tradex complex with over 250 exhibitors and seminars, including fly tying demonstrations and wide variety of outdoor products and services.</p> <p>“It was a great year for both shows, especially with the milestone celebration for the Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show,” said <strong>Les Trendall, Show Manager</strong>. “Saturday was a banner day by all accounts. The weather cooperated and we were thrilled that a new world record was set at the Measures Booth!”</p> <p>Exhibitors love coming to these two long running events, especially because visitors come to shop; on average, roughly <strong>75% of show visitors make a purchase!</strong></p> <p>“Great show, we’re still on a high from the great results!” said <strong>Brendan Keys, GA Checkpoint</strong>. “Visitors showed lots of interest in the welded heavy gauge aluminum boats, and people were happy to have such a great selection of boats to do some comparison shopping. We found that consumers came prepared to make a commitment, so we had some great retail success. If the show is any indication of consumer confidence, I’m sure we’re all going to have a great selling season. See you next year!”</p> <p>The <strong>BC Wildlife Federation</strong> also had a great time at the show this year. “Our volunteers deserve an enormous pat on the back; without them, we would not have the ability to participate in large events like the BC Hunting Show. This year’s show was by far the most successful we’ve had in recent memory. All of the proceeds from our rifle raffle will go back to supporting our conservation programs and initiatives. Congratulations to the winner of the Sako Bavarian raffle, Aidan Glaister of Chilliwack, BC.”</p> <p>“We had an awesome time at the show,” said <strong>Charlie Clark, Wild Art</strong>. “Everything was organized top notch and the area we were located in was perfect. We would love to be back next year in an even larger booth!”</p> <p>“Thank you for having us at the show this year!” said <strong>Walter Rawlinson, Team 3000 Realty / BC Placer Gold Claims</strong>. “Our booth was super busy the whole time and we sold quite a bit of gold prospecting equipment! Please put us down again for next year!”</p> <p>“This was another successful show for us,” said <strong>Anne Philley, BC Lodging &amp; Campgrounds Association</strong>. “Attendance was amazing. Mark us down for next year in our usual spot!”</p> <p>Congratulations to:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Curtis Collins of Langley, BC,</strong> winner of a 2016 Sea-Doo Spark 900 courtesy of Greater Vancouver Powersports and BRP;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Pete Bueschkens of Osoyoos, BC,</strong> winner of a Fishing Weekend Experience courtesy of Stoney Lake Lodge on Douglas Lake Ranch;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Sean Faulkes of Surrey, BC, </strong>winner of a Matrix 380 courtesy of Excalibur Crossbow; and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Andrew Ritlop of Keremeos, BC,</strong> winner of a Gold Panning Experience on the Fraser River with Yukon Dan;</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s shows and best wishes for the upcoming fishing, hunting and boating seasons!</p> <p>Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a> for details on the next edition, which will ta<a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Your Link</a>ke place <strong>March 3-5, 2017</strong>. Exhibitors interested in early reservation options for exhibit space may contact Les Trendall.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Les Trendall, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">ltrendall@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">604-864-6800<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 15:57:16 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/world-record-setting-antlers-measured-at-bc-s-biggest-event-for-outdoor-enthusiasts/ Region's Largest Home Show Will Help Visitors Welcome Spring to Their Home http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/region-s-largest-home-show-will-help-visitors-welcome-spring-to-their-home/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The Big One is back – and happening at its home at the recently rebranded Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park). The 2016 edition of the <strong>Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show</strong> takes place April 1st to 3rd and will include hundreds of exhibitors with loads of products, services and ideas to help visitors renovate, decorate and build their dream home.</p> <p>“We’re so pleased to be working with the new owner and building manager at Halifax Exhibition Centre,” said <strong>Show Manager Bev Campbell</strong>. “This is the same venue people know and love, but with a brighter and more exciting atmosphere for visitors as well as the necessary renovations to ensure it will continue operating well into the future.”</p> <p>The new and improved facility has already hosted three very successful consumer events as part of the Master Promotions Ltd. winter/spring 2016 season: the Halifax RV Show, the Halifax International Boat Show, and Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic, which was just held this past weekend. The Spring Ideal Home Show is the final event of the season.</p> <p>Visitors looking for ideas and inspiration, helpful advice, innovative products and great deals will find all this and more – along with the leaders of the construction and renovation industries in Nova Scotia.</p> <p>This year’s show will also offer great features for the whole family, educational seminars, and the <strong>Landscape Nova Scotia Garden &amp; Patio Show</strong>, giving homeowners ideas for landscaping, gardening, yard and other outdoor projects – a must-see, whether visitors are planning a major outdoor overhaul or simply looking for recommendations on flowers to plant.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, April 1 from 10am – 8pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, April 2 from 10am – 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, April 3 from 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/spring-ideal-home-show-2016/" target="_blank">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NSSpringIdealHomeShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:cmacnutt@mpltd.ca">Catherine MacNutt</a>, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-462-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll Free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 15:54:28 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/region-s-largest-home-show-will-help-visitors-welcome-spring-to-their-home/ Get Your Family Ready for the Onset of Spring with the Moncton RV Show - This Weekend at the Coliseum http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/get-your-family-ready-for-the-onset-of-spring-with-the-moncton-rv-show-this-weekend-at-the-coliseum/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – New Brunswick’s largest RV show and sale of the year returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this weekend, beginning on Friday, March 11th and running through Sunday, March 13th.</p> <p>The <strong>Moncton RV Show</strong> features 10 of the Maritimes’ leading dealers in one convenient location with hundreds of motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers and more on display. Shoppers will find all the latest models and styles with something for every taste and budget – from small camping trailers to the most luxurious motorized vehicles.</p> <p>In addition to specials and show-only pricing on a wide variety of RVs, the show will also include a range of RV lifestyle products and services as well as information on the region’s top campgrounds and vacation destinations.</p> <p>Dealers at the 2016 edition of the show include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bluenose RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">CRV RV Center</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Doug’s Recreation</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fraserway RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LeisureTime RV Center</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Patterson Sales &amp; Service</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Pine Acres RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rae’s Trailer &amp; Sports Center</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sackville RV</span></li> </ul><p><br/>A sneak preview of some of the models and specials that will be offered by the above dealers can be found in the <a href="http://brochure.masterpromotions.ca/mrv2016digitalshowguide/index.html" target="_blank">Official Show Guide</a>, available on the show website.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW FEATURES</strong></p> <p>Back for 2016 is the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion. Visitors who purchase an RV at the show will have a 1 in 100 chance (approximate odds) of winning $10,000! In 2015 the winner was Amanda Waugh of Fredericton, NB, who purchased a Zinger Z-1 Trailer from Pine Acres RV Moncton and received a cheque for $10,000.</p> <p>Also returning for this year’s show is the popular <strong>Moncton Bluegrass Special</strong>. On Sunday, March 13th, the <strong>Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society</strong> will present a series of performances by The Russell Sawler Band, Shadow River, and New Vintage. Entrance to the Bluegrass Special is free with admission to the Moncton RV Show. The complete schedule is available on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/moncton-rv-2016/" target="_blank">www.MonctonRVshow.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 11 from 10am – 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 12 from 10am – 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 13 from 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton Coliseum Complex<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">377 Killam Drive, Moncton, NB</span></p> <p><strong>Admission:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">$10 for adults, $8 for seniors (65+) and juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year an event pass is available for $15.</span></p> <p>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/moncton-rv-2016/" target="_blank">www.MonctonRVshow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MonctonRVShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 506-658-0018<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:18:43 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/get-your-family-ready-for-the-onset-of-spring-with-the-moncton-rv-show-this-weekend-at-the-coliseum/ BC’s Largest Boating, Fishing, Hunting and Sportsmen’s Show Starts Today at Tradex http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show-starts-today-at-tradex/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The doors open today at 12 noon for BC’s biggest event for outdoor enthusiasts! The <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong> and the <strong>BC Hunting Show</strong> run today through Sunday at Tradex in Abbotsford.</p> <p>This year marks the <strong>25th anniversary</strong> of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show, with the BC Hunting Show in its 13th year. Together, these shows are expected to welcome 30,000+ hunters, fishers, boaters, sportsmen and sportswomen from throughout the region.</p> <p><strong>Hundreds of exhibitors</strong> with a variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting, and outdoor products and services will completely take over the Tradex facility. Show visitors will be able to find everything they need to get geared up for summer, with fishing gear, boats of all sizes, camping gear, ATVs and accessories, hunting gear and equipment, camo clothing, retailers, and outfitters.</p> <p>Again for 2016, there will be an <strong>extensive seminar series</strong>, with sessions taking place on the Cabela’s Pro Hunting Stage and Pro Fishing Stage, as well as the Fly Casting Demo area. Presentations will take place throughout the weekend and will feature names such as Dean Partridge, Tammy Wood, Phil Rowley, Richard Kesslar, Linda Cline, Mike Kelly and more! The complete schedule is available on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2016/">www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>At the show, visitors will be able to enter to win exciting door prizes, including a <strong>2016 Sea-Doo Spark 900</strong> courtesy of Greater Vancouver Powersports and BRP; a <strong>Fishing Weekend Experience </strong>from Stoney Lake Lodge and Douglas Lake Ranch; and a <strong>Matrix 380</strong> from Excalibur Cross Bow. There’s also a chance to win a prize pack valued at $1,500 at the Fly Fishing Film Tour booth and a day outing for four, panning for real gold on Fraser River with Yukon Dan!</p> <p>Those planning to attend the show are encouraged to <strong>avoid the line-ups and buy tickets in advance</strong> on the show website, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2016/">www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 4th from 12 Noon – 9 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 5th from 9 am – 6 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 6th from 10 am – 5 pm</span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION:</strong></p> <p>Adult - $14<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (60+) - $12<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (6-16) - $12<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 6 FREE</span></p> <p>Family Pass (2 adults + 2 juniors) - $33<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">NEW: Event Pass (2 or 3 days) - $25.00</span></p> <p>For all the exciting show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2016/">www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/BCBoatAndSportsmensShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Les Trendall, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">ltrendall@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">604-864-6800<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:00:32 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show-starts-today-at-tradex/ Strong Showing for International Potato Event Held in Charlottetown Friday & Saturday http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-showing-for-international-potato-event-held-in-charlottetown-friday-and-saturday/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – With its <strong>highest attendance in a decade</strong>, the 2016 edition of the International Potato Technology Expo was a resounding success. This top industry event took place last Friday and Saturday, February 26th and 27th, at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown.</p> <p>Approximately <strong>3,200 industry professionals</strong> walked the show floor to check out the diverse grouping of local, regional, national, and international exhibitors. Potato growers, together with the leading manufacturers of equipment and product solutions from across the Maritimes and beyond were in attendance.</p> <p><strong>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager</strong>, said he was very pleased with the outcome of the event. “We were happy to see that this year’s edition drew the show’s highest attendance since 2006,” he said. “I think the excellent conference program really contributed to that, given that it was so well attended. Likewise, we certainly couldn’t have asked for better weather, and the addition of the tractors was a great draw for potato farmers.”</p> <p>Exhibitors echoed the positive sentiments. “This year’s show was another very successful event,” said <strong>Brian Beaton, Potato Industry Coordinator with the PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries</strong>. “All the major suppliers to the Potato Industry were there and attendance by potato growers was very high. I heard many positive comments about the speakers at the conference and many said that they picked up some valuable information for their farm.”</p> <p>“The Potato Expo provided an excellent opportunity to connect with our customers and others in the Ag industry,” said <strong>Karen MacInnis Larter, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Marketing Program Manager</strong>. “The FCC booth was a busy place, with all kinds of people stopping by to discover what FCC does, learn about our financing options, see demonstrations of our farm management software, or just say hello. Our Agriculture More Than Ever booth was also popular. People were very interested in finding out how they could become ‘Agvocates’ and tell the great story of Canadian agriculture.”</p> <p>“We were proud to be the major sponsor for this year’s event,” she added. “It was a great showcase and an excellent learning event for producers. They could find industry related information pertinent to their operations and hear top-notch speakers. It was a quality event from start to finish.”</p> <p>“We found the Expo extremely beneficial,” said <strong>Trent Cousins, Allan Potato Handling Equipment Ltd. </strong>“We feel there was a huge attendance from our industry. Having our exhibit in the show put us in touch with many customers, both new and existing, that we may not have had the chance to meet with. We will definitely be attending again in the future.”</p> <p>“I can honestly say that this year show was by far better for us in quality lead generation and people coming to visit our booth; industry interest was like we haven’t seen in a few years,” said <strong>Marco Gagnon, GOW Group Inc.</strong> “All in all, we qualify this event a success for us.”</p> <p>This year, a full educational conference program was offered alongside the tradeshow portion of the event on Friday, February 26th. It featured seminar presentations from leading experts including <strong>Dr. Tom Wolf</strong>, Agrimetrix Research &amp; Training, Saskatoon, SK; <strong>Dr. Bernie Zebarth</strong>, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton, NB; <strong>Dr. Gefu Wang-Pruski</strong>, Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus, Truro, NS; and <strong>Lane Stockbrugger</strong>, Farm Credit Canada, Englefeld, SK. The conference was well-attended with 173 registrants and strong attendance for both the morning and afternoon sessions.</p> <p>The International Potato Technology Expo is North America’s leading potato event and takes place biennially in Charlottetown. The next edition will occur in February 2018 and information will be posted online at <a href="http://www.PotatoExpo.ca">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a> as it becomes available.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mmitchell@mpltd.ca">mmitchell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 02 Mar 2016 10:56:38 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-showing-for-international-potato-event-held-in-charlottetown-friday-and-saturday/ Heavy Equipment Show Celebrates 30 Years as a Pillar of the Industry http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/heavy-equipment-show-celebrates-30-years-as-a-pillar-of-the-industry/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Atlantic Canada's most comprehensive heavy equipment show returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex April 7-8, 2016. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> boasts a vast indoor and outdoor showcase of the latest products, services, and BIG iron. Visitors walking the floor will be able to connect with hundreds of exhibitors showing off cutting-edge equipment.</p> <p>The show has a humble history, having begun as an idea of one of the members of the Board of Directors of ALICA – the Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association. The first show was held at the Moncton Coliseum in the winter of 1986, only taking up Agrena A and half of Agrena B with some live demos in the annex.</p> <p>Today, the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show has grown to the point where, in addition to filling the entire Coliseum-Agrena complex, an additional 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibits has been added. It is recognized as one of the premier shows in the country, with a loyal exhibitor base and a consistently strong show attendance over the two-day event.</p> <p>In celebration of the show’s milestone anniversary, the 2016 edition will feature an <strong>exclusive pre-registration prize showcase</strong>. Show visitors who pre-register by <strong>March 24, 2016</strong> will receive a ballot for a chance to win a prize showcase valued at over $3,000! Prizes include: a Weber BBQ courtesy of Brandt; a plate compactor from Maritime Case Ltd; and an iPad Mini + $500 for use at the online Liebherrshop courtesy of Liebherr-Canada Ltd. Ballots are available exclusively to those who pre-register by March 24th; additional details are available on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.AHES.ca</a>.</p> <p>The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is owned and sponsored by the <strong>Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association </strong>(ALICA).</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, April 7th from 9am-5pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, April 8th from 9am-4pm</span></p> <p><strong>Venue:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">For complete details on the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2016/">www.AHES.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/AtlanticHeavy" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</span></p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:12:19 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/heavy-equipment-show-celebrates-30-years-as-a-pillar-of-the-industry/ Region's Largest Boat Show Sees Attendance Boost in New & Improved Venue http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/region-s-largest-boat-show-sees-attendance-boost-in-new-and-improved-venue/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The new and improved Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park) played host to the <strong>Halifax International Boat Show </strong>this past weekend, February 18-21 for what was by all accounts one of the best editions in years!</p> <p>“This year’s boat show was a huge success,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “I would say easily the best show we’ve had in a number of years. We’ve had reports of fantastic sales results and chandleries moved product all weekend. Attendance was up quite a lot over last year, which suffered because of poor weather. Overall, we were thrilled with the results.”</p> <p>Every year thousands of visitors flock to this long-standing and well-loved show. For 2016, <strong>attendance was up over 30%</strong> from 2015 numbers.</p> <p>Reports from exhibitors indicate that many of this year’s visitors were serious buyers who came to shop.</p> <p>“The improvements to Halifax Exhibition Center, the show's decor and the mild weather set the stage for our most successful boat show ever, said <strong>Kathryn Newell with Iron Wind Marine</strong>. “There was plenty of positive energy at the show and clearly boat buyers got the message - HAVE BOAT, HAVE SUMMER!”</p> <p>“This was the best show for us, ever!” said <strong>Stuart Germani of Baddeck Marine</strong>. “Great traffic! The audience was very receptive and ready to purchase product.”</p> <p>"Attendance and sales at the Halifax International Boat Show were up thanks to great weather and the fact that we were able to utilize the Halifax Exhibition Centre,” said <strong>Angus Buchanan of North Sails Atlantic / Yacht Shop</strong>. “People were very optimistic for an early spring arrival putting them in the boat yards and on their boats much earlier than the last couple of years… let’s hope they are right!”</p> <p>“Quartermaster Marine had a very successful 2016 show,” said <strong>Jason Craig with Quartermaster Marine</strong>. “Thanks for all who took the time to visit our booth, and welcome our new clients to the Quartermaster family.”</p> <p>The always popular Halifax International Boat Show <strong>Facebook photo contest</strong> once again took place this year, with more than 100 submissions! Winning entries included Kristin Gillis with the top prize; runners up Shannon Oikle and Jamie Morrison; and Rebecca Pippy, winner of the new “boatie” selfie-themed category. All entries can be viewed on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow" target="_blank">Halifax International Boat Show Facebook page</a>. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who entered!</p> <p>Show staff and management also congratulate the winner of the <strong>“Boat Show Bounty”</strong> door prize: Lloyd Currie. The prize consisted of a Waterfront Experience Package featuring overnight berthing and power on the Halifax or Lunenburg waterfronts plus a collection of gift certificates and prizes from various Halifax Waterfront businesses.</p> <p>Thank you to the sponsors of the 2016 Halifax International Boat Show for their generous support: Steele Ford Lincoln, Discover Boating, BoatSmart Canada, and Q104.</p> <p>Next up is the Moncton Boat Show, taking place April 1st to 3rd at the Moncton Coliseum Complex, and then on to the 2016 boating season… Have boat! Have summer!</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 10:34:00 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/region-s-largest-boat-show-sees-attendance-boost-in-new-and-improved-venue/ Top Industry Event Happening in Charlottetown This Week http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/top-industry-event-happening-in-charlottetown-this-week/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – Thousands of industry professionals will descend on the Eastlink Centre this <strong>Friday and Saturday, February 26th and 27th</strong> for the 2016 edition of the <strong>International Potato Technology Expo</strong>.</p> <p>Considered <strong>North America’s leading potato event</strong>, this biennial show will feature a diverse grouping of local, regional, national, and international exhibitors. Potato growers, together with the leading manufacturers of equipment and product solutions from across the Maritimes and beyond will attend the show.</p> <p>The International Potato Technology Expo runs from 9 am to 5 pm on Friday, February 26th and 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, February 27th at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown. Admission is $10, good for both days of the show.</p> <p>On the Friday of the show, a full educational <strong>conference program</strong> will take place alongside the tradeshow portion of the event. The conference features informative sessions with <strong>four leading experts</strong> in their fields speaking on topics like pesticides and PR, social license, sprayer performance, potato yield and productivity and more. Registration is $20 including tax, which includes all seminar presentations, lunch, and admission to the tradeshow. The full conference schedule, session details and online registration are available on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/international-potato-technology-expo-2016/">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p>This year’s edition of the Potato Expo will also feature a <strong>Tractor Pavilion</strong> along with many new products and exclusive show specials. For those involved in any aspect of the potato industry – including harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, storage and climatization technology, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, plant genetics, seeds, and more – this is a must-attend event!</p> <p>For complete show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/international-potato-technology-expo-2016/">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PotatoTechExpo" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mmitchell@mpltd.ca">mmitchell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:14:43 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/top-industry-event-happening-in-charlottetown-this-week/ Major Motorcycle & Powersports Event Roars into Halifax Exhibition Centre Next Weekend http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-motorcycle-and-powersports-event-roars-into-halifax-exhibition-centre-next-weekend/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – <strong>Motorcycle &amp; Powersport Atlantic</strong>, Halifax’s all-encompassing powersports event, returns to Halifax Exhibition Centre for its third edition <strong>March 4-6, 2016</strong>. After back-to-back successful events, it has quickly become the premier motorcycle event in Atlantic Canada, with the newest makes and models of motorcycles, ATVs and scooters from all the major manufacturers.</p> <p>“We’re ecstatic to be going ahead with the show after the uncertainty with Exhibition Park through the summer and early fall,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “The all new Halifax Exhibition Centre will provide a top-notch venue for upwards of 10,000 motorcycle and powersport enthusiasts to come and check out hundreds of exhibitors – with tons of bikes on display, plus parts and accessories, clothing and apparel and so much more!”</p> <p>Whether visitors commute to work each day, ride for pleasure on weekends, travel to places near and far, explore off-road, or seek the thrill of competition, at the show they’ll find all the equipment, products and services that will help foster their passion for the motorcycling lifestyle.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of Motorcycle &amp; Powersport Atlantic will include industry suppliers, dealers, manufacturers, distributors, clubs, rallies and associations, custom builders, education and safety, destinations, vintage, competition and sport bike displays, and anything and everything to do with the motorcycle and powersport lifestyle!</p> <p>Visitors will also find lots of exciting features, including a <strong>Show &amp; Shine</strong>, the <strong>Honda Junior Red Riders</strong>, and Halifax-based street bike stunt group <strong>Stunt 902</strong>. They’ll also be able to take advantage of exciting and informative sessions with the <strong>Bike Show Live!</strong> stage series – with presentations on motorcycle safety, women in riding, summer events around Atlantic Canada, and a panel discussion with Society Atlantic Road Racing.</p> <p>The Bike Show Live! stage will be headlined by <strong>Rene Cormier of Renedian Adventures</strong>, a company specializing in African motorcycle safaris. Rene’s presentation, Around the World on $25 a Day, will recount his nearly five-year, mostly solo, unsupported, and non-sponsored motorcycle ride around the world on a budget of $25/day. Visit the show website at BikeAtlantic.ca for the complete stage schedule.</p> <p><br/><strong>2016 Show Information</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 4 from 12 noon – 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 5 from 9am – 7pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 6 from 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $13 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16) and free for children under the age of 10 accompanied by an adult. There is also a weekend pass available for $20.</p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-2016/">www.BikeAtlantic.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MOTOPOATLANTIC" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:40:21 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-motorcycle-and-powersports-event-roars-into-halifax-exhibition-centre-next-weekend/ Saint John Y Service Club Announces Return of Home Show Lottery for 2016 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/saint-john-y-service-club-announces-return-of-home-show-lottery-for-2016/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – The <strong>Saint John Y Service Club</strong> (formerly the Y’s Men’s Club) is pleased to announce that its popular <strong>Home Show Lottery </strong>will return for 2016. For the low price of only <strong>$8</strong>, ticket buyers will be entered into a lottery featuring an array of exciting prizes and will receive complimentary admission to the 2016 edition of the Atlantic National Home Show, taking place March 18th to 20th at Harbour Station.</p> <p>Specific details on lottery prizes and ticket locations are now available on the Saint John Y Service Club website at <a href="http://www.saintjohnysmen.ca/special-events/atlantic-national-home-show/" target="_blank">www.saintjohnysmen.ca/special-events/atlantic-national-home-show/</a>.</p> <p>All proceeds from the 2016 Home Show Lottery will support the <strong>Saint John Regional YMCA</strong>. The YMCA of Greater Saint John is a community service organization composed of people of all ages and from all walks of life joined together by a shared passion: to strengthen the foundations of community.</p> <p>As one of the largest charitable community service organizations in Canada, the Y responds to critical social needs in the community. With a commitment to nurturing the potential of children, teens and young adults, promoting healthy living, and fostering social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.saintjohny.com/" target="_blank">www.saintjohny.com</a>.</p> <p>“Our club has a strong partnership with the Atlantic National Home Show and we’re pleased to be back with our Home Show Lottery this year, said <strong>Gavin Insley, Y Service Club Home Show Chair</strong>. It’s a win-win for Home Show visitors, with entry to the show and a chance to win some great prizes, all while supporting the community with one little ticket!”</p> <p>“The Atlantic National Home Show team is thrilled to once again be joining forces with the Saint John Y Service Club on this initiative,” said <strong>Brian McKiel, Show Manager</strong>. “The Home Show has had a relationship with the club for over 30 years and in that time we’ve accomplished some great things together!”</p> <p>Home Show Lottery tickets act as admission to the Atlantic National Home Show, giving ticket buyers entrance to the show at <strong>no additional cost</strong>! In order to qualify to win one of the many valuable prizes, <strong>lottery tickets must be deposited at the Y Service Club’s booth at the Home Show</strong>. The draw will take place at the Home Show on <strong>Sunday, March 20th</strong>. Winners are not required to be in attendance to claim their prize.</p> <p>The <strong>Saint John Y Service Club</strong> is a long and well-established service club in the metro Saint John area. Its members represent a diverse assortment of tradesmen, business people, professionals and entrepreneurs, all with a shared goal of bettering the community. The Club holds a variety of fundraisers each year to raise money to give back to community groups. The Saint John YMCA’s children’s program is the main recipient of this funding; however the Club also donates to and supports many other worthy causes. Visit <a href="http://www.saintjohnysmen.ca/" target="_blank">www.saintjohnysmen.ca</a> for more information.</p> <p>For nearly 40 years, the <strong>Atlantic National Home Show</strong> has offered New Brunswickers inspiration for their home and landscaping projects. It brings the leaders of the homebuilding, renovation and related industries together under one roof to help consumers make informed decisions about their building, remodeling and renovation projects. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/atlantic-national-home-show-2016/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a> for full event details.</p> <p><br/><strong>2016 Atlantic National Home Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 18 from 12noon - 9:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 19 from 10:00am - 6:00pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 20 from 10:00am - 4:00pm</span></p> <p><br/><strong>MEDIA INQUIRIES:</strong></p> <p>Saint John Y’s Men’s Club<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Gavin Insley, Home Show Chair<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:gavininsley@hotmail.com">gavininsley@hotmail.com</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">506-658-0272</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Atlantic National Home Show<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">506-658-0018 / 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:50:33 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/saint-john-y-service-club-announces-return-of-home-show-lottery-for-2016/ PEI Provincial Home Show a Sure Sign That Spring is Around the Corner http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pei-provincial-home-show-a-sure-sign-that-spring-is-around-the-corner/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – The Eastlink Centre will once again play host to the Island’s one-stop home and garden solution when the <strong>PEI Provincial Home Show</strong> returns next month.</p> <p>Taking place <strong>March 11-13, 2016</strong>, this year’s edition – the show’s 32nd – will offer visitors the chance to shop, learn about new products, get expert advice, find inspiration for their home projects, and plan large and small renovations.</p> <p>“Visitors dreaming of patio season or dreading post-winter repairs will find everything they need at the PEI Provincial Home Show,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “A sure sign of winter’s end, the show is ideally timed to help them make informed decisions about their building, remodeling and renovation projects, just as the spring construction season approaches.”</p> <p>At the show, the Eastlink Centre will be filled to the rafters with the leaders of the home building and renovation industries from all over Prince Edward Island and beyond! Exhibitor categories will include kitchens, bathrooms and plumbing; flooring; central vacuums; home security; heating, ventilation and electrical; and exteriors, including windows, doors, siding and landscaping. Visitors will also be able to learn more about the show’s community partners: <strong>Special Olympics PEI</strong> and <strong>PEI Crime Stoppers</strong>.</p> <p>New for 2016, the show will include a <strong>fully constructed 16’x40’ cottage </strong>from PEI Home &amp; RV Centre. Helping to “put the home back in the home show”, the cottage will be located right inside the Eastlink Centre and visitors will be able to tour through it and get information on a variety of customizable options and packages designed to meet every need.</p> <p>Also brand new this year is <strong>PEI On The Move</strong>, a unique new event co-located at the Eastlink Centre with the PEI Provincial Home Show. It will be a showcase of some of the many activities and hobbies that people adopt in their downtime – from those to do with healthy living for the mind, body and soul; to do-it-yourself (DIY) projects and crafting; to team sports and solo athletic endeavours.</p> <p>The PEI Provincial Home Show is sponsored by The Guardian and CBC PEI.</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 11 from 12 noon - 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 12 from 9am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 13 from 10am - 4pm</span></p> <p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">ADMISSION:<br/></span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adult Day Pass - $6<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (65+) Day Pass - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16) Day Pass - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - FREE</span></p> <p>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/pei-provincial-home-show-2016/">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PEIProvincialHomeShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 10:04:22 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pei-provincial-home-show-a-sure-sign-that-spring-is-around-the-corner/ 30,000+ Will Descend on Tradex Next Month for BC’s Biggest Event for Outdoor Enthusiasts http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/30-000-will-descend-on-tradex-next-month-for-bc-s-biggest-event-for-outdoor-enthusiasts/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Make the great outdoors even greater with BC’s largest boating, fishing, hunting and sportsmen’s show. Taking place March 4-6, 2016 at Tradex in Abbotsford, the <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong> and the <strong>BC Hunting Show</strong> will welcome well over 30,000 outdoor enthusiasts from throughout the region.</p> <p>This year marks the <strong>25th anniversary</strong> of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show, with the BC Hunting Show in its 13th year. Together, these two long running shows will completely take over the Tradex complex with hundreds of exhibitors featuring a wide variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting, and outdoor products and services.</p> <p>“It’s an exciting year for the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show – celebrating a quarter of a century!” said <strong>Show Manager Les Trendall</strong>. “We’ve got hundreds of exhibitors and seminars lined up, plus some great door prizes, including a Sea-Doo Spark 900 courtesy of Greater Vancouver Powersports and BRP; a Fishing Weekend Experience from Stoney Lake Lodge and Douglas Lake Ranch; a Matrix 380 from Excalibur Crossbow and lots more!”</p> <p>Visitors walking the show floor will come prepared to shop for fishing gear, boats of all sizes, camping gear, ATVs and accessories, hunting gear and equipment, camo clothing, retailers, and outfitters. Opportunities will also be available to pan for gold, catch a fish, learn to fly tie and more with the always popular seminar series offered at the show. Watch for the BC Trappers Association’s session on Skinning for Taxidermy and Fur Market, plus be sure to bring your heads, antlers and horns for scoring!</p> <p>Those planning to attend the show are encouraged to avoid the line-ups and buy tickets in advance on the show website, <a href="http://www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 4th from 12 Noon – 9 pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 5th from 9 am – 6 pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 6th from 10 am – 5 pm</span></li> </ul><p><br/>For all the exciting show details, visit <a href="http://www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>Les Trendall, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">ltrendall@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">604-864-6800<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:42:52 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/30-000-will-descend-on-tradex-next-month-for-bc-s-biggest-event-for-outdoor-enthusiasts/ Milestone Edition for Newfoundland Commercial Marine Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/milestone-edition-for-newfoundland-commercial-marine-event/ <p><em>St. John’s, NL</em> – The <strong>North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show</strong> returns to the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland this fall. Taking place <strong>November 18-19, 2016</strong>, the show will be celebrating a special anniversary: its 5th edition.</p> <p>Presented by the Navigator and produced by Master Promotions, the show caters to all those who work on or around the water and features boats, marine services and equipment, as well as supplies, services, and safety gear for commercial fishermen and other workboats.</p> <p>“This show is a proud Maritime tradition,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “It features a broad exhibitor base, new and innovative products, and an engaged audience who are in the market to buy. We love bringing this show to Newfoundland every two years!”</p> <p>“We are just coming off a hugely successful edition of Fish Canada Workboat Canada, held last month in Moncton,” Murphy added. “That success combined with the current strength of the industry will certainly mean a strong North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show with thousands of key buyers from across the region.”</p> <p>As part of the event, the latest group of inductees for <strong>The Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong> will be presented. Further details on the nomination process will be available soon on the show website: www.NAFISH.ca.</p> <p>“This special recognition is a wonderful way of formally acknowledging some of the many people who have made valuable contributions to all sectors of the marine industry in Atlantic Canada,” said <strong>Kerry Hann, Editor, The Navigator</strong>. “It is a great pleasure for us at the Navigator to work with those who nominate individuals for the Hall of Fame, because it allows them and us an opportunity to say “Thank You” for all they’ve done for the rest of us.”</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, November 18 from </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, November 19 from </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>LOCATION:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mile One Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">St. John’s, NL</span></p> <p>For full show details, visit: <a href="http://www.NAFISH.ca">www.NAFISH.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:49:54 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/milestone-edition-for-newfoundland-commercial-marine-event/ Big Weekend for Region's Largest RV Show with $3 Million in Inventory Sold http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/big-weekend-for-region-s-largest-rv-show-with-3-million-in-inventory-sold/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – <strong>Atlantic Canada’s largest RV show</strong> took over the newly renovated Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park) this past Thursday through Sunday, January 28-31.</p> <p>The 2016 edition of the <strong>Halifax RV Show</strong> featured the latest models and styles from 10 of the region’s leading dealers, plus over 60 exhibitors of RV lifestyle products and services and information on campgrounds and vacation destinations.</p> <p>“Units were definitely moving at the show,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “RV enthusiasts were slightly hindered by Friday’s storm, but a huge weekend more than made up for it! Thursday and Sunday were both very strong days and overall attendance ended up right around the same as last year.”</p> <p>This year, <strong>103 units were sold at the show</strong>, representing in excess of $3 million in new inventory. One of these RVs was purchased by <strong>Kenneth Dill and Linda Wheaton</strong> of New Ross, NS and they were the lucky <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> winners for 2016! Kenneth and Linda purchased a Catalina SBX 25/RLS travel trailer from Fraserway RV and walked away with a cheque for $10,000.00. Congratulations!</p> <p>“As you can imagine, I am thrilled for Linda Wheaton &amp; Kenneth Dill, our customers who won the ‘Ten Grand in Your Hand’ cash prize!” said <strong>Robb Cusack with Fraserway RV</strong>. “The Halifax RV Show offers the stage I need to showcase the latest innovative RVs and the opportunity to reach thousands of prospective buyers. Effectively, we’ve turned a typically quiet winter season into opportunity season!”</p> <p>“Further, I need to acknowledge the warm and outstanding support of the professional team at Master Promotions; thanks Scott &amp; Moira!” Cusack added. “From full-on social media blasts, impressive show guide, PA announcements, show signage, equipment, carpet and stage entertainment – these folks instantly respond to exhibitor needs and celebrate every success!”</p> <p>“The Halifax RV Show was another success for 2016!” said <strong>Andrew Brown with Pine Acres RV</strong>. “Our sales went up slightly over last year even though we lost almost a day to a snowstorm. Show visitors had great questions and also commented on the great prices and how nice the RVs were this year. There are now a lot of new RVers in Nova Scotia thanks to the Halifax RV Show and once again the event went flawlessly!”</p> <p>Sunday saw the return of the <strong>Halifax Bluegrass Special</strong>, presented by the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society. This popular feature included performances by <strong>Bluegrass Tradition; Ryan Dillman &amp; Shadow River;</strong> and <strong>the Russell Sawler Band.</strong></p> <p>Thanks to the show’s presenting partner: the <strong>Atlantic Recreation Vehicle Dealers’ Association (ARVDA)</strong> as well as the show’s sponsors: RV Insure, Steele Ford Lincoln and media partners 89.9 The Wave and FX 101.9.</p> <p>Thanks as well to everyone who stopped by the show and happy trails to those who purchased RVs!</p> <p>Next up, make plans to attend the<strong> Moncton RV Show</strong>, taking place March 11-13, 2016 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex in Moncton, New Brunswick. For more information on this event, visit <a href="http://www.monctonrvshow.ca/">www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MonctonRVShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/monctonrvshow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469<br/><br/></span></p> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:35:15 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/big-weekend-for-region-s-largest-rv-show-with-3-million-in-inventory-sold/ Registration for Mammoth Heavy Equipment Show Enjoying Early Success http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-for-mammoth-heavy-equipment-show-enjoying-early-success/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – The internationally renowned Olympic Stadium will play host to tons of heavy iron as the massive <strong>Expo Grands Travaux</strong> returns to Montreal this spring.</p> <p>Taking place <strong>April 22-23, 2016</strong>, this show boasts BIG space, with more than 300,000 square feet BIG equipment, with all the major industry players; and BIG audience, with well over 15,000 visitors walking the floor at the last show.</p> <p>Online visitor registration has only been open a short time and registrations are already rolling in. With exhibit sales nearly sold out and the influx of pre-registered visitors to date, Expo Grands Travaux is shaping up to be a banner event.</p> <p><strong>For a limited time, visitors can pre-register to save 50%</strong> and fast-track their entrance directly onto the show floor. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a>.</p> <p>Expo Grands Travaux allows visitors to connect with hundreds of exhibitors showing off heavy equipment at the forefront of the industry. The lineup will also include a focus on <strong>winter management equipment</strong>, featuring truck- and loader-mounted plows and snow blowers, salters, sanders, de-icers, spreaders, and all the other equipment, products, services, and technology used for moving and removing snow and ice.</p> <p>The show is very pleased to have the endorsement of key players in the industry, including:</p> <p><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/EGT2016/_resampled/resizedimage48078-logo-bar-associations.jpg" width="480" height="78" alt="" title=""/></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, April 22 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Olympic Stadium<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span></p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca//previous-events/expo-grands-travaux-2/">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ExpoGrandsTravaux" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(français/anglais • French/English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 14:53:51 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-for-mammoth-heavy-equipment-show-enjoying-early-success/ New Halifax Exhibition Centre Welcomes the Halifax RV Show Beginning Tomorrow http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-halifax-exhibition-centre-welcomes-the-halifax-rv-show-beginning-tomorrow/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The <strong>largest RV sale of the year</strong> returns to Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park) beginning tomorrow, <strong>Thursday, January 28th</strong> and running through <strong>Sunday, January 31st</strong>.</p> <p>“We’re excited to welcome everyone back to the Halifax RV Show,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “This is one of the first major events to be held in the newly upgraded and improved Halifax Exhibition Centre. Consumers looking for the best deal on a new RV won’t need to look any further than this show; it’s guaranteed to have something to suit every taste and budget!”</p> <p>Featuring <strong>ten of the Maritimes’ leading dealers</strong> in one convenient location, the Halifax RV Show will offer plenty to see with hundreds of recreational vehicles on site. Visitors will be able to enjoy <strong>specials and show-only pricing</strong> on a wide range of motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers and more.</p> <p><strong>PLUS… </strong>The show’s offerings will be rounded out with<strong> over 60 exhibitors of RV lifestyle products and services</strong> and information on the region’s top campgrounds and vacation destinations.</p> <p>Dealers at the 2016 edition of the show include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adventure Motors</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adventure Sports RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bluenose RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">CRC RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fraserway RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Jerry’s RV Trailer Sales &amp; Service</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Parsons Motors Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Pine Acres RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Stone’s RV &amp; Home Center</span></li> </ul><p><br/>A sneak preview of some of the models and specials that will be offered by the above dealers can be found in the <a href="http://brochure.masterpromotions.ca/halifaxrv2016digitalshowguide/index.html">Official Show Guide</a>, available on the show website.</p> <p>Visitors won’t want to miss the popular <strong>“TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND”</strong> promotion: anyone who buys an RV at the show will have a chance to win $10,000! Additionally, the <strong>Halifax Bluegrass Special </strong>is back for 2016, with three award-winning bands: <strong>Bluegrass Tradition; Ryan Dillman &amp; Shadow River; and the Russell Sawler Band.</strong> Presented by the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society, it takes place on Sunday, January 31st from 11am to 5pm and entrance is free with admission to the Halifax RV Show.</p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.halifaxrvshow.ca/">www.HalifaxRVShow.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/halifaxRVshow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:00:08 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-halifax-exhibition-centre-welcomes-the-halifax-rv-show-beginning-tomorrow/ Awards Will Recognize Innovation at Moncton Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/awards-will-recognize-innovation-at-moncton-event/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – This spring marks the return of the <strong>MEET Show</strong> (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show), taking place <strong>May 18th and 19th at the Moncton Coliseum Complex</strong>. Held biennially, the event brings together mechanical and electrical companies from throughout Canada and the US, showcasing the very latest in products and services.</p> <p>As part of the 2016 edition of this unique event, the 4th biennial <strong>MEET Innovation Awards</strong> will be presented. These awards recognize innovative products from exhibiting companies, and one award from each of the show’s four sponsoring associations will be presented.</p> <p>Individuals and businesses who are exhibiting at the show are encouraged to nominate themselves or others by completing the nomination form available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/meet-2016/exhibitor-innovation-awards/e">show’s website</a>. <strong>The nomination deadline is Monday, February 29th, 2016.</strong></p> <p>MEET is the second largest industry event of its type in Canada and the largest trade event east of Montreal. Its 2014 edition welcomed more than 6,200 buyers – the show’s highest attendance in over two decades. An even larger crowd is expected for the 2016 show, including contractors, developers, engineers, tradespeople, and just about anybody else involved in the industrial, commercial, and residential sectors.</p> <p>MEET is sponsored by the following associations:</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET-2016/_resampled/resizedimage48073-MEET-Sponsors-NEW.JPG" width="480" height="73" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Hours: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, 9am-5pm / Thursday, May 19th, 2016, 9am-4pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Venue: Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p>For complete details on MEET 2016, visit <a href="http://www.meetshow.ca/">www.MEETShow.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheMEETShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> or <a href="https://twitter.com/meetshowmoncton" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:11:48 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/awards-will-recognize-innovation-at-moncton-event/ Industry Associations Endorse Major Montreal Woodworking Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/industry-associations-endorse-major-montreal-woodworking-event/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event, <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong> (Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada) takes place November 2nd and 3rd, 2016, at Montreal’s renowned Olympic Stadium.</p> <p>This biennial show is the ideal venue for secondary woodworkers from Quebec and across Eastern Canada to connect with manufacturers and distributors of machinery, hardware, and accessories. <strong>Over 2,000</strong> cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, and millworkers are expected to attend the event.</p> <p>“We are very pleased to announce the support of a number of Canadian industry associations for this event,” said <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>. “Their endorsement will help ensure this is THE woodworking event in Eastern Canada.”</p> <p>For the 2016 edition of Canada Woodworking East, endorsing associations include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC), Quebec</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>FPInnovations</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Wood Manufacturing Council</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (CHPVA)</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>Canada Woodworking East will once again be co-located with <strong>InterSaw</strong> – the international sawmilling expo. The InterSaw portion of the event will attract sawmill owners, mill workers, and other stakeholders. It focuses on the full spectrum of sawmilling equipment and technology, from influences in the log-yard through primary and secondary breakdown, to the final shipping of the product.</p> <p>Combined, these cutting-edge industry events perfectly complement one another to meet the demands of the multifaceted Canadian woodworking industry.</p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p><em>HOURS<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wednesday, November 2, 2016 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm</span></p> <p><em>LOCATION<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Olympic Stadium<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit the Canada Woodworking East show website at <a href="http://www.boec.ca/">www.BOEC.ca</a>. InterSaw has a separate show website at <a href="http://www.intersawscie.ca/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(226) 748-8772<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:36:21 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/industry-associations-endorse-major-montreal-woodworking-event/ Best Edition in Over a Decade for Canada's Largest Commercial Marine Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/best-edition-in-over-a-decade-for-canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The 2016 edition of <strong>Fish Canada Workboat Canada</strong> took the Moncton Coliseum by storm this past Friday and Saturday, January 22nd and 23rd. By all accounts, this 17th edition of the show exceeded previous editions in terms of size, sales, and overall attendance.</p> <p>The largest commercial marine tradeshow in the country, Fish Canada Workboat Canada 2016 welcomed <strong>5,532 visitors, a 20% increase</strong> over the last edition in 2014.</p> <p>“I’m so pleased with the show’s success,” said <strong>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager</strong>. “This was easily the strongest edition of the show in the last decade – highlighting just how healthy the industry is right now. I heard many exhibitors reporting strong sales activity on the show floor and I want to thank everyone involved with the show, including our partners and sponsors, for their hard work in making it such a great achievement.”</p> <p>Exhibitors echoed the positive sentiments:</p> <p>“The show was excellent,” said <strong>Moe Jabouri with Genrep Ltd.</strong> “It was great to see the number of attendees – the busiest I have seen in a while! The fishermen came with purpose and intention… a reflection of the show’s past and present, giving the industry the benefits of cohesive camaraderie. Well done!”</p> <p>“What a great show! The Moncton Coliseum is a great facility with ample space to show our newest vessel.” said <strong>Raymond Daigle with D &amp; J Bait Co. Ltd.</strong> “The show was very well attended and we received multiple offers on the displayed boat, even though it was already sold! We did a lot of business on the show floor and have many people to follow up with.”</p> <p>“This show was well worth the time and effort,” said<strong> Sandra Leckie with Gaski Marine</strong>. “The steady stream of visitors were primarily fishing people and other key players in the industry. There was rarely a moment without several people looking at our display, asking questions and getting prices,” she added. “We received multiple requests for quotes on a new product we introduced within 36 hours of the show; it was a positive experience in every sense!”</p> <p>Show attendees were eager to check out new and innovative commercial fisheries products, as well as a wide range of high quality boats – from smaller inflatables to a newly completed Northumberland style Samson 45’ by D &amp; J Bait Co. Another popular draw was the ‘Lobster Roll’ custom-designed motorcycle.</p> <p>A comprehensive seminar series was also offered as part of a strong, industry-focused educational program. Additionally, three honorees were inducted to the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame at the show: <strong>Walter Bruce</strong> (Mariner); <strong>Normand LeBlanc</strong> (Processor); and <strong>Klaus Sonnenberg </strong>(Builder).</p> <p>Next up will be the <strong>North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, taking place November 18-19, 2016 at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland</strong>. For more information on that event, visit <a href="http://www.NAFISH.ca">www.NAFISH.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:18:05 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/best-edition-in-over-a-decade-for-canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event/ Canada's Largest Commercial Marine Event Begins This Friday at the Moncton Coliseum http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event-begins-this-friday-at-the-moncton-coliseum/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – <strong>Fish Canada Workboat Canada</strong>, the nation’s largest commercial marine show, returns to the Moncton Coliseum <strong>this Friday and Saturday</strong>, January 22-23, 2016. This year marks the <strong>17th edition</strong> of this biennial event, which is attended by those who make their living on, in, and around the water, along with those who provide the related products and services to keep Atlantic Canada’s marine-based industries running strong.</p> <p>“We’ve got an exciting event lined up,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “It’s a full show with over 100 exhibitors from Canada, the United States and overseas, informative seminars, and visitors will even have a chance to get their photo taken with the ‘Lobster Roll’ – a unique motorcycle custom-designed to look like a lobster!”</p> <p>“We’re also thrilled to have a <strong>newly completed Northumberland style Samson 45’ </strong>at the show,” Murphy added. “Fish Canada Workboat Canada visitors will be among the first to see the boat by D.J. Bait, which is powered by a Cummins 430 with ZF 301 transmission.”</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/FCWC2016/_resampled/resizedimage375261-Tigershark-Boat.jpg" width="375" height="261" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The presentation of the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame Awards</strong> has become a well-known component of Fish Canada Workboat Canada. At the show, the newest group of inductees in the categories of MARINER (anyone who works or has worked on the water in any marine industry), PROCESSOR (anyone involved in the business of processing, from line workers to company owners), and BUILDER (recognizing those who have made contributions without having directly participated) will be recognized. The 2016 honourees include:</span></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Walter Bruce (Mariner)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Normand LeBlanc (Processor)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Klaus Sonnenberg (Builder)</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>Additional show features for 2016 include a <strong>comprehensive seminar series</strong> with sessions covering: How to Increase Your Fishing Business After-tax Profitability; Fishing Safety Now; How to Expand Your Fishing Business Without Creating a Controlling Agreement; Ask a Banker; and How to Implement an Onboard Safety Program for Your Fishing Vessel – <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fish-canada-workboat-canada-2016/seminar-program/v">see the show website for the full schedule</a>.</p> <p>Visitors will also be able to connect with a <strong>wide range of exhibitors</strong>, take advantage of <strong>exclusive show specials</strong> (a sneak preview is available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fish-canada-workboat-canada-2016/show-specials/v">show website</a> now) and enter to win <strong>thousands of dollars in door prizes</strong>.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday</strong>, January 22 and <strong>10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday</strong>, January 23. Visit <a href="http://www.FCWC.ca">www.FCWC.ca</a> for complete show details, including online registration, which will remain available for a limited time. Show information is also available on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FishWorkboatCan" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/FishWorkboatCAN" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:11:12 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event-begins-this-friday-at-the-moncton-coliseum/ The Water is Waiting... Get Ready with the 2016 Halifax International Boat Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-water-is-waiting-get-ready-with-the-2016-halifax-international-boat-show/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Back for 2016 in its new (old) home, the <strong>Halifax International Boat Show </strong>returns to <strong>Halifax Exhibition Centre</strong> (formerly Exhibition Park) <strong>February 18th to 21st</strong>. The recently updated facility will once again be filled with the largest and most sought after brands of boats and equipment from across Eastern Canada.</p> <p>“Year after year, thousands of visitors flock to this long-standing and well-loved show,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “With hundreds of exhibitors all under one roof, visitors will have every opportunity to see, touch and even climb aboard tons of boats of all shapes and sizes. The show’s exhibitors are passionate about boating and are available to answer questions and give advice.”</p> <p>The 2016 edition of Halifax International Boat Show will include something for every taste, with boats ranging in size from 6' to 35'. Show visitors will see runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, sail boats, sailing dinghies, pontoon boats, bass boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal water craft. The show also offers exhibits of marine equipment, marine engines, diesel, gas, outboard and inboard, of marine electronics and accessories, of docks and dock builders.</p> <p>Special features for the 2016 show include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“What Lies Beneath”, a presentation by Wayne Mushrow about his story of diving and retrieving an Astrolabe from 1628.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Terry Dwyer Shipwrecks &amp; Sunken Treasure</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Raina the Mermaid (Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">BoatSmart! Canada onside boat card testing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cooking on Board with Sommelier Mark DeWolf and seasoned sailor Patricia Nelder</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Women in Sailing panel discussion</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Chef Live! and Q104’s Bobby Mac cookoff (Saturday at 1 pm)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Discover Boating will offer free advice to help demystify the boating process</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Boats, boats and more boats! New models, show pricing and the latest products. Plus the chandleries will offer cash &amp; carry pricing on clothing and accessories.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Facebook photo contest – happening now! Visit <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow" target="_blank">facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow</a> to enter and vote.</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Visit the show website at </span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow" target="_blank">www.HalifaxBoatShow.com</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> for complete details on all the exciting features that will be part of the 2016 edition of the Halifax International Boat Show!</span></p> <p><br/><strong>2016 Show Information</strong></p> <p>Thursday, February 18 12 noon – 8:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, February 19 10:00 am – 9:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, February 20 9:00 am – 7:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, February 21 10:00 am – 5:00 pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>For complete show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-international-boat-show-2016/" target="_blank">www.HalifaxBoatShow.com</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><em><br/>The Halifax International Boat Show is owned by the Atlantic Marine Trades Association and produced by Master Promotions Ltd.</em></p> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:07:44 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-water-is-waiting-get-ready-with-the-2016-halifax-international-boat-show/ Largest RV Sale of the Year Kicks off the 2016 Halifax Tradeshow Season Later this Month http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-kicks-off-the-2016-halifax-tradeshow-season-later-this-month/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The largest RV sale of the year returns to Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park) in just three weeks! The <strong>Halifax RV Show </strong>takes place January 28th through 31st and features 10 of the Maritimes’ leading dealers under one roof:</p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Adventure Motors</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Adventure Sports RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Bluenose RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">CRC RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Fraserway RV</span></li> </ul></td> <td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Jerry’s RV Trailer Sales &amp; Service</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Moncton RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Parsons Motors Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Pine Acres RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 14px;">Stone’s RV &amp; Home Center</span></li> </ul></td> </tr></tbody></table><p> <br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Visitors will also be able to source RV lifestyle products and services and information on the region’s top campgrounds and vacation destinations.</span></p> <p>“This show gives consumers the best deals on new RVs, plus they’ll be able to learn all about the RV and camping lifestyle and get help choosing the right vehicle for their family,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “We’ll have hundreds of RVs onsite, with something for every taste and budget.”</p> <p>The popular <strong>“TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND”</strong> promotion is back for the 2016 edition of the Halifax RV Show. Visitors who buy an RV at the show will have a 1 in 100 chance (approximate odds) of winning $10,000.00!</p> <p>This year’s show will also again feature the <strong>Halifax Bluegrass Special</strong>. Presented by the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society, the Bluegrass Special takes place on Sunday, January 31st from 11am to 5pm and includes performances from three award-winning bands: <strong>Bluegrass Tradition</strong>; <strong>Ryan Dillman &amp; Shadow River</strong>; and the <strong>Russell Sawler Band</strong>. Entrance to the Halifax Bluegrass Special is free with admission to the RV Show.</p> <p>The <a href="http://brochure.masterpromotions.ca/halifaxrv2016digitalshowguide/index.html">official Show Guide</a> is now available for a sneak preview of what’s in store at the show – including the newest models and lines that will be on display. Click the image below to take a look.</p> <p><a href="http://brochure.masterpromotions.ca/halifaxrv2016digitalshowguide/index.html" target="_blank"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV-2016/_resampled/resizedimage200258-HRV-SG-Cover.jpg" width="200" height="258" alt="" title=""/></a></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Show hours </strong>are 12 noon to 9 pm on Thursday, January 28th; 10 am to 9 pm on Friday, January 29th; 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday, January 30th; and 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, January 31st. <strong>Admission prices</strong> are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and juniors (10-16) and children under 10 are free. There is also a $25 family pass, good for two adults and two juniors, as well as a weekend pass for $15, allowing one individual to come and go all weekend long.</span></p> <p>For more information visit <a href="http://www.halifaxrvshow.ca/">www.HalifaxRVShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 09:19:41 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-kicks-off-the-2016-halifax-tradeshow-season-later-this-month/ Celebrating 25 Years of BC’s Largest Boating, Fishing, Hunting and Sportsmen’s Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/celebrating-25-years-of-bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Returning for its <strong>25th anniversary edition</strong>, the <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong> takes place at <strong>Tradex March 4-6, 2016</strong>. It will be joined by the <strong>BC Hunting Show</strong>, now in its 13th edition. Together, these two long-running shows completely take over the Tradex complex and are attended by tens of thousands of outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen from throughout the region.</p> <p>“This is a show that’s always been on the move – from modest beginnings as the Vancouver Fishing &amp; Outdoor Show back in 1991,” said <strong>Les Trendall, Show Manager</strong>. “We’ve made some improvements to the show in recognition of its 25th anniversary, including a new floor plan and some exciting new features – like 3D archery, ATV test trails, an outdoor casting pond and paintball – fun for the whole family!”</p> <p>Hundreds of exhibitors will fill Tradex with a wide variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting, and outdoor products and services. Visitors will find fishing retailers and manufacturers, boats of all sizes, camping gear, ATVs and accessories, hunting gear and equipment, camo clothing, retailers, outfitters and so much more.</p> <p>Visitors are encouraged to avoid the line-ups and buy tickets in advance on the show website, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2016/">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>. For a limited time, those interested can take advantage of <strong><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/tickets/?event=100012">special holiday pricing</a>: 2 tickets for $20 (a savings of $8). This offer expires on December 24, 2015.</strong></p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 4th from 12 Noon – 9 pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 5th from 9 am – 6 pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 6th from 10 am – 5 pm</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p><strong>For all the exciting show details, visit <a href="http://Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2016/">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a> </strong><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">or <a href="http://Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2016/" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</strong></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>or</p> <p><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a>, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:46:59 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/celebrating-25-years-of-bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show/ Conference Program Announced for International Potato Technology Expo http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/conference-program-announced-for-international-potato-technology-expo/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE </em>– North America’s leading potato event, the <strong>International Potato Technology Expo</strong>, returns to Charlottetown this February, welcoming potato growers along with the leading manufacturers of equipment and product solutions from across the Maritimes and beyond.</p> <p>Again this year, a full educational conference program will complement the tradeshow portion of the event. The Potato Expo Conference features informative sessions, time for questions and discussion and a tradeshow luncheon. Registration is $20 including tax, which includes admission to the tradeshow, the luncheon and all seminar presentations.</p> <p>The conference schedule is as follows. All sessions take place on <strong>Friday, February 26th</strong>.</p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="1"><tbody><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Dr. Tom Wolf, Agrimetrix Research &amp; Training, Saskatoon, SK</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Optimizing Your Sprayer Performance while Reducing Environmental Concerns<br/><br/></em></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>10:00-11:30 am</strong></span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Dr. Tom Wolf, Agrimetrix Research &amp; Training, Saskatoon, SK<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Questions and Discussion<br/><br/></em></span></td> <td><strong style="line-height: 14px;">11:30-11:45 am</strong></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Tradeshow Luncheon<br/><br/></strong></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>12:00-1:30 pm</strong></span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Dr. Bernie Zebarth, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton, NB<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Potato Yield Variation: What we have learned so far and how can we “turn the corner” on declining potato productivity?<br/><br/></em></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>1:30-2:00 pm</strong></span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Dr. Gefu Wang-Pruski, Dalhousie University's Agricultural Campus, Truro, NS<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Verticillium wilt: Overview and management strategies for improved potato production<br/><br/></em></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>2:00-2:30 pm</strong></span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Dr. Tom Wolf, Agrimetrix Research &amp; Training, Saskatoon, SK<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Making and Keeping Friends: Pesticide spraying and public relations<br/><br/></em></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>2:30-3:00 pm</strong></span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Lane Stockbrugger, Farm Credit Canada, Englefeld, SK<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 14px;"><em>Social License from the Farm(er) Perspective<br/><br/></em></span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>3:00-3:30 pm</strong></span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <p>Those interested in attending the conference and the tradeshow are invited to register online now by <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/IPTEConference/">clicking here</a> or by visiting the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/international-potato-technology-expo-2016/">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mmitchell@mpltd.ca">mmitchell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:22:42 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/conference-program-announced-for-international-potato-technology-expo/ Excitement Building and Registration Now Open for Heavy Equipment Show in Moncton http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/excitement-building-and-registration-now-open-for-heavy-equipment-show-in-moncton/ <p><em>Moncton, NB </em>– The <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this spring, celebrating 30 years as a pillar of the industry. Taking place <strong>April 7th and 8th, 2016</strong>, this event is Atlantic Canada's most comprehensive heavy equipment show.</p> <p>Visitors walking the show floor will have the opportunity to connect with hundreds of exhibitors showing off top of the line equipment. This is THE must-attend event for the heavy equipment, roadbuilding, forestry, landscaping, and municipality sectors – boasting a vast indoor and outdoor showcase of the latest products, services, and BIG iron.</p> <p>“<strong>Exhibit space is now 90% sold out for the show</strong>,” said National Show Manager Mark Cusack. “It’s a big year with it being the show’s 30th anniversary. We’re expecting tons of heavy equipment on display and big crowds for what’s sure to be an exciting event!”</p> <p><strong>Registration is now open</strong> for the 2016 edition of the show. For a limited time, visitors can take advantage of a <strong>BOGO offer</strong> and register two people for the price of one. <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/AHES2016/" target="_blank">Convenient online registration</a> and full details are available on the show website: <a href="http://www.AHES.ca">www.AHES.ca</a>.</p> <p>New for the 2016 edition of the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is an <strong>Exclusive Pre-registration Prize Showcase</strong>. Show visitors who pre-register by March 24, 2016 will receive a ballot for a chance to win a prize showcase <strong>valued at over $3,000.00</strong>. Prizes include: a Weber BBQ courtesy of Brandt; a plate compactor from Maritime Case Ltd.; and an iPad Mini + $500 credit for use at the online Liebherrshop, courtesy of Liebherr-Canada Ltd. Ballots are available exclusively to those who pre-register by March 24th; additional details are available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2016/exclusive-pre-registration-prize-showcase/v">show website</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, April 7th from 9am-5pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, April 8th from 9am-4pm</span></p> <p><strong>Venue:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p>For complete details on the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show, visit <a href="http://Previous-Events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2016/exclusive-pre-registration-prize-showcase/v">www.AHES.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/AtlanticHeavy" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p>The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is owned and sponsored by the <strong>Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association</strong> (ALICA).</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:47:26 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/excitement-building-and-registration-now-open-for-heavy-equipment-show-in-moncton/ International Sawmilling Event Returning to Montreal Next Year http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-event-returning-to-montreal-next-year/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Montreal’s world-renowned Olympic Stadium will once again be the venue for <strong>InterSaw – the International Sawmilling Expo</strong>, as it returns for its next edition <strong>November 2nd and 3rd, 2016</strong>. Excitement is already building, as this major event only happens once every two years and attracts sawmill owners, mill workers, and other industry stakeholders.</p> <p>Attendance is expected to rise in anticipation of an even bigger and better show in 2016, which will offer new, exciting features to its growing audience. Exhibitors won’t find a better opportunity to put their products and services in front of all the major players in the industry.<br/><br/></p> <p><strong>WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING…</strong></p> <p>“As a General Manager of spruce framing lumber mills, InterSaw was a great opportunity to meet with ‎several sawmill equipment suppliers in a short period of time. The volume of equipment displayed allowed me to compare what the suppliers have to offer in terms of new technologies. It was also an event where I had a chance to widen my network of people in the forest business industry.”<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>- Jerome Pelletier with J.D. Irving Ltd.</strong></span></p> <p>“The quality of visitors was just excellent. InterSaw helped VAB Solutions reconnect with business partners and meet new customers. It helped us move forward with two projects that we had started and I think we will see other projects as a direct result of this show.”<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>- Jessy Ross with VAB Solutions</strong></span></p> <p>“Our company is proud to have taken part in InterSaw, a major international event. InterSaw provided us with increased visibility, giving us an opportunity to meet with both existing and potential customers and it was a pleasure to talk to them about the different products and services that we offer. Another hugely successful tradeshow!’’<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>- Dany Brousseau with Liebherr Canada</strong></span></p> <p>“It has been a pleasure to participate at this 2014 edition of InterSaw Montreal! Well organized, great location, impressive environment within the Olympic Stadium. Well balanced attendance with interesting and interested professionals. Great show!”<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>- Damien Meyer with LINCK GmbH</strong><br/></span></p> <p><br/>After enjoying the success of the initial event and already planning their participation in the next, exhibitors had requested an adjustment in scheduling. Show Management listened; the event will now take place later in the fall and is moving to a Wednesday/Thursday show.</p> <p>“We’re so pleased to be back in Montreal for this comprehensive sawmilling event,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “Olympic Stadium is a fantastic venue for a tradeshow of this nature. The more than 200,000 square feet of exhibit space means lots of room for equipment displays and active demonstrations. This show has a unique hands-on aspect that both exhibitors and visitors love.”</p> <p>The 2016 edition of InterSaw will feature the latest equipment and services, focusing on the full spectrum of technology – from influences in the log-yard, through primary and secondary breakdown, to the final shipping of the product. Attendees will have the opportunity to compare their current set-up to the latest state-of-the-art, most technologically-advanced equipment on the market.</p> <p>The show will also feature a <strong>BiomassExpo</strong> component, a thriving industry that is a perfect complement to sawmilling. Sawmillers have the fibre access, as well as the energy and market diversification needs, and the biomass sector has a role to play around both. This component will include the latest equipment available in today’s market, including grinders, pellet mills, fibre dryers, boilers, conveyors, silos, packaging, mill yard equipment, and more.</p> <p>InterSaw will once again be co-located with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, the only show focused on Canada’s bilingual secondary wood marketplace. Back for its second edition, the event will attract cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers, and more. These two cutting-edge industry events perfectly complement one another to meet the demands of the multifaceted Canadian forest industry.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p><em>HOURS<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wednesday, November 2, 2016 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm</span></p> <p><em>LOCATION<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Olympic Stadium<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit the InterSaw show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2016/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a>. Canada Woodworking West has a separate show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2016/">www.BOEC.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:51:25 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-event-returning-to-montreal-next-year/ New Brunswick's Largest RV Sale of the Year Returns to Moncton this March http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-returns-to-moncton-this-march/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Hundreds of motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers and more will be on display when the <strong>Moncton RV Show</strong> returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex, <strong>March 11-13, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>The Moncton RV Show is the largest RV sale of the year with the latest models and styles from reputable Maritimes dealers all under one roof. From small camping trailers to the most luxurious motorized vehicles, visitors will find something for every taste and budget.</p> <p>“This is the best place to discover the new 2016 models and trends,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “In one spot, you can get expert advice, exclusive pricing and show specials, information on vacation destinations and check out the recreational vehicles that have the young and old dreaming.”</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW FEATURES</strong></p> <p>Back for 2016 is the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion. Visitors who purchase an RV at the show will have approximately a 1 in 100 chance to win $10,000! In 2015 the winner was Amanda Waugh of Fredericton, NB, who purchased a Zinger Z-1 Trailer from Pine Acres RV Moncton.</p> <p>Also back for this year’s show is the <strong>Moncton Bluegrass Special</strong>. On Saturday, March 12th, the <strong>Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society</strong> will present a series of performances by several fantastic local bluegrass bands. Your Moncton RV Show admission gets you into the Moncton Bluegrass Special for free!</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 11 from 10am – 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 12 from 10am – 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 13 from 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.monctonrvshow.ca/">www.MonctonRVshow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MonctonRVShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:09:00 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-returns-to-moncton-this-march/ Pre-registration Now Open for BC's Big Iron Showcase http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pre-registration-now-open-for-bc-s-big-iron-showcase/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>, BC’s Big Iron Showcase, returns to Tradex in Abbotsford May 13th and 14th, 2016. This key industry event takes place every two years and features tons of heavy equipment over three acres of exhibit space in the Tradex north parking lot, with both outdoor and tented areas.</p> <p><strong>Registration is now open</strong> for the 2016 edition of the show. For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $10 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $20 at the door. Convenient online registration is available <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/PHES2016/" target="_blank">here</a> or by visiting the show website: <a href="http://www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca" target="_blank">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show is THE venue for equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing the fields of general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across Western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they’ll need to sustain their operations into the future.</p> <p>For the second time, <strong>TRUXPO </strong>will be co-located with the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show. Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out. Billed as Western Canada’s largest trucking event, TRUXPO will include anything and everything to do with trucking, transportation and logistics. It is the only major motor transport industry show in the region that includes ALL facets of the industry. Together, these shows represent a one-stop trade event for those in the heavy equipment and trucking industries.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, May 13 from 12noon - 9:00pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, May 14 from 10:00am - 5:00pm</span></p> <p><strong>Location:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tradex<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, BC</span></p> <p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">For complete details and event updates visit: <a href="http://www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca" target="_blank">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a></span></strong></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:19:05 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pre-registration-now-open-for-bc-s-big-iron-showcase/ Pre-registration Now Open for Western Canada's Largest Trucking Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pre-registration-now-open-for-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA), <strong>TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking event, rolls back into Abbotsford <strong>May 13 and 14, 2016</strong>. This biennial event is where industry meets to find new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment.</p> <p><strong>Registration is now open</strong> for the 2016 edition of the show. For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $10 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $20 at the door. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/TRUXPO2016/" target="_blank">www.TRUXPO.com</a>.</p> <p>TRUXPO will include anything and everything to do with trucking, transportation and logistics. It is the only major motor transport industry show in the region that includes ALL facets of the industry.</p> <p>Special features for the 2016 edition of the show will include <strong>Recruiting Here</strong>, connecting job seekers with hiring companies; <strong>Ride and Drive</strong>, allowing buyers to test drive equipment right at the show; the popular <strong>Show and Shine</strong> sponsored by Pro Trucker Magazine and featuring show and working trucks competing in a professionally judged Truck Beauty Pageant; a <strong>Conference Program</strong>, organized by SafetyDriven, the Trucking Safety Council of BC; and <strong>multicultural entertainment</strong>. Further details on these show features will follow.</p> <p>For the second time, the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> will be co-located with TRUXPO. Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out. Known as BC’s Big Iron Showcase, the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show will welcome equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing the fields of general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they’ll need to sustain their operations into the future.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, May 13 from 12noon to 9:00pm and Saturday, May 14 from 10:00am to 5:00pm</p> <p><strong>For complete details and event updates visit: <a href="http://www.truxpo.com">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a></strong></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:09:40 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pre-registration-now-open-for-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event/ Halifax RV Show Proceeding as Planned Following Exhibition Park Sales Agreement http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/halifax-rv-show-proceeding-as-planned-following-exhibition-park-sales-agreement/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Management and staff of Atlantic Canada’s largest dedicated RV show are pleased to announce that the Halifax RV Show will go ahead as planned, January 28-31 at Exhibition Park.</p> <p>The future of the show was in question when the Province of Nova Scotia announced the pending closure of Exhibition Park this past July. Now that the province has an agreement in principle with Banc Properties for ownership of Exhibition Park, the Halifax RV Show will return with hundreds of recreational vehicles, from small camping trailers to the most luxurious motorized vehicles.</p> <p>“This is the largest RV sale of the year and the best place to discover the new 2016 models and trends,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “In one stop visitors can get expert advice and check out countless RVs from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick’s major dealers!”</p> <p>The show will feature something for every taste and budget. The 2015 edition was packed with more than 70 lines represented and nearly 200 units on-site, including hard-tops, hybrids, travel trailers, motorhomes, and more. Visitors can expect a similar set up in 2016, along with the products and accessories needed to perfect the RV lifestyle and information on the region’s top campgrounds and vacation destinations.</p> <p><br/><strong>2016 Show Information</strong></p> <table style="width: 40%;" border="0"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td>Thursday, January 28<br/>Friday, January 29<br/>Saturday, January 30<br/>Sunday, January 31</td> <td>12noon – 9pm<br/>10am – 9pm<br/>9am – 7pm<br/>10am – 5pm</td> </tr></tbody></table><p><br/>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.HalifaxRVShow.ca">www.HalifaxRVShow.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">find the show on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:ssprague@mpltd.ca">ssprague@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone: 902-468-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Toll free: 1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:44:27 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/halifax-rv-show-proceeding-as-planned-following-exhibition-park-sales-agreement/ Registration Now Open for North America's Leading Potato Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-now-open-for-north-america-s-leading-potato-event/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – The <strong>International Potato Technology Expo</strong>, North America’s leading potato event, returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown <strong>February 26-27, 2016</strong>. This biennial event welcomes potato growers, together with the leading manufacturers of equipment and product solutions from across the Maritimes and beyond.</p> <p>Registration is now open for the 2016 edition of the show. For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $5 and fast-track their entrance to the show. Registration is $10 at the door. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/IPTE2016/">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p>At the show, a diverse grouping of local, regional, national, and international exhibitors will be on hand to greet the thousands of industry professionals who will be in attendance. Visitors will find a wide-ranging collection of the newest, most innovative products on today’s market including harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, storage and climatization technology, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, plant genetics, seeds, and more.</p> <p>For those involved in any aspect of the potato industry – from seed, to soil, to growing and harvesting – the International Potato Technology Expo is a must-attend event! Along with the latest in potato technology, the show will also feature a full educational conference program. Additional details on the conference will follow.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Friday, February 26<br/></span>9:00am – 5:00pm</p> <p>Saturday, February 27<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00am – 4:00pm</span></p> <p><strong><br/>VENUE</strong></p> <p>Eastlink Centre<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Charlottetown, PE</span></p> <p><br/>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/international-potato-technology-expo-2016/">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mmitchell@mpltd.ca">mmitchell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:02:11 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-now-open-for-north-america-s-leading-potato-event/ Major Woodworking Industry Event Returns To Montreal Next Year http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-woodworking-industry-event-returns-to-montreal-next-year/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event, <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong> (Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada), returns to Montreal’s world renowned Olympic Stadium for its second edition,<strong> November 2nd and 3rd, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>The inaugural edition of this biennial show marked the first major event for the industry to take place in almost a decade in the Quebec region and, as a result of its success, momentum is building rapidly. Attendance is expected to rise as excitement grows for an even bigger and better show in 2016, which will offer new, exciting features and opportunities for exhibitors and visitors alike. Canada Woodworking East is quickly proving to be a true force in the industry.</p> <p>As Canada’s largest furniture producing province, Quebec is uniquely positioned to host this major industry event. The show attracts cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers, and more.</p> <p><strong>WHAT EXHIBITORS ARE SAYING...</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“We will definitely be exhibiting at CWE/BOEC 2016.” – <strong>Holytek</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Many qualified buyers and new business.” – <strong>Waterville Woodcraft</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Canada Woodworking East exceeded our expectations.” –<strong> Planit Canada</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>After enjoying the success of the initial event and already planning their participation in the next, exhibitors had requested an adjustment in scheduling. Show Management listened; the event will now take place later in the fall and is moving to a Wednesday/Thursday show.</p> <p>“We’re excited to be back for our second edition of Canada Woodworking East,” said <strong>Mike Neeb, Show Manager</strong>. “The 2016 edition builds on the success of the inaugural show two years ago, as well as the incredible buzz from the recently held first edition of Canada Woodworking West in BC.”</p> <p>“This event offers an opportunity for secondary woodworkers to meet face-to-face with manufacturers and distributors of the machinery, hardware, and accessories needed to transform wood into much sought-after products,” he added.</p> <p>Once again in 2016, Canada Woodworking East will be co-located with <strong>InterSaw</strong> – the international sawmilling expo. The InterSaw portion of the event will attract sawmill owners, mill workers and other stakeholders. It focuses on the full spectrum of sawmilling equipment and technology, from influences in the log-yard through primary and secondary breakdown, to the final shipping of the product. Combined, these cutting-edge industry events perfectly complement one another to meet the demands of the multifaceted Canadian woodworking industry.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>HOURS<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wednesday, November 2, 2016 9:00 am – 5:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, November 3, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm</span></p> <p>LOCATION<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Olympic Stadium<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Montreal, QC</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit the Canada Woodworking East show website at <a href="http://www.boec.ca">www.BOEC.ca</a>. InterSaw has a separate show website at <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(226) 748-8772<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:44:32 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-woodworking-industry-event-returns-to-montreal-next-year/ Registration Now Open For Canada's Largest Commercial Marine Event and Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-now-open-for-canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event-and-hall-of-fame-nominations-now-being-accepted/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – <strong>Fish Canada Workboat Canada</strong>, the nation’s largest commercial marine show, returns to the Moncton Coliseum <strong>January 22-23, 2016</strong>. This biennial event is a favourite of those who make their living on, in, and around the water, along with those who provide the related products and services to keep Atlantic Canada’s marine-based industries running strong.</p> <p>Registration is now open for the 2016 edition of the show. <strong>For a limited time, visitors can pre-register for just $5 </strong>and fast-track their entrance to the show. Convenient online registration is available on the show website: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fish-canada-workboat-canada-2016/">www.FCWC.ca</a>.</p> <p>Fish Canada Workboat Canada will include a diverse array of exhibitors with representation from local, regional, national, and international companies, appealing to the thousands of industry professionals who attend this key industry event. At the show, visitors will find a comprehensive assembly of the newest, most innovative products on today’s market, including engines, electronics, equipment for boat builders, and commercial and marine fisheries equipment.</p> <p>The presentation of the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame Awards</strong> has become a well-known component of this event and the newest group of inductees will be honoured at the 2016 Fish Canada Workboat Canada Show.</p> <p>Individuals and businesses are encouraged to nominate a person in New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island who deserves special recognition for his/her contributions to the marine industry. Nominations can be made until <strong>Friday, December 4, 2015 </strong>in one of three categories:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>MARINER </strong>(anyone who works or has worked on the water in any marine industry),</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>PROCESSOR</strong> (anyone involved in the business of processing, from line workers to company owners), and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>BUILDER </strong>(recognizing those who have made contributions without having directly participated, i.e. industry advocates, organizers, boat builders, etc.).</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/FCWC2016/Hall-of-Fame-Nomination-Form-FCWC-2016-Web.pdf">www.FCWC.ca</a> for the nomination form and additional details on this special recognition, which was developed by the Navigator magazine in partnership with Master Promotions Ltd., the show’s producer, to pay a lasting tribute to those who have made valuable contributions in any sector of the marine industry.</p> <p><strong><br/>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, January 22<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00am – 5:00pm</span></p> <p>Saturday, January 23<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00am – 4:00pm</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fish-canada-workboat-canada-2016/">www.FCWC.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Fish-Canada-Workboat-Canada-by-Master-Promotions-Ltd-1632704406980576" target="_blank">Facebook</a> or <a href="https://twitter.com/FishWorkboatCAN" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:53:29 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/registration-now-open-for-canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event-and-hall-of-fame-nominations-now-being-accepted/ First Edition of Canada Woodworking West Hailed as a Major Success http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/first-edition-of-canada-woodworking-west-hailed-as-a-major-success/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Canada’s newest woodworking machinery and supply show opened to rave reviews last week. The inaugural edition of <strong>Canada Woodworking West</strong> took place October 7th and 8th at Tradex in Abbotsford and was geared to secondary woodworkers in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.</p> <p>“By all accounts, it was a great first show with positive feedback from both exhibitors and show visitors,” said <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>. “Overall, our team was very pleased with how well it was received in western Canada, building on the direct success we’ve had with Canada woodworking East in Montreal.”</p> <p>A qualified audience of cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers and custom wood product manufacturers <span style="line-height: 1.4;">was in attendance to source the newest and most innovative products on the market, network with industry peers and attend a range of informative and educational seminars.</span></p> <p>“Attendance at the educational seminar series exceeded all expectations and re-confirmed our belief that secondary woodworkers in Western Canada were ready to fully participate in and take advantage of this regional learning opportunity,” added Neeb. “I would like to thank AWMAC–BC, The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing–UBC, The Wood Manufacturing Council and FPinnovations for their support and sponsorship of the seminar series.”</p> <p>Feedback from exhibitors has been overwhelmingly positive, with comments indicating that the audience was very high quality.</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“I want to thank you for your support during the show. You certainly made our participation a pleasurable experience. We have been treated extremely well from start to finish. Canadian Woodworker put a lot of effort and expense into this show and the response of the attendees was overwhelmingly positive and very well worth all our efforts. In talking to other exhibitors we found a similar positive response. We look forward to the next Canada Woodworking West with great anticipation. Thank you! <br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- Cole Moore, Canadian Woodworker Ltd.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“I think this show took the first measured step into building a terrific event that should become a western woodworking “institution”. It was great to see hundreds from the regional woodworking industry show up and for us it was a great opportunity to have customers meets a broader cross section of our staff. Sign us up for 2017!<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- Gordon Clough, Upper Canada Forest Group</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Great show and great support from your team. We would do it again – count on us for 2017!”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- Jan Backes, Weinig HOLZ HER Canada</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Thanks for the great effort that was put into the organization of this trade show by you and your entire team. As a resident of western Canada for many years, I’m confident that this show can only get better. The folks in our industry from this part of the country truly needed a local show that could help to make them aware of the newest products and technology that are available to them.”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- Paul Roza, BENZ Incorporated</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Overall we did very well at the show. I was a little hesitant at first but now I am very glad we participated in the show. We had many of our customers there and also met with many new prospects. Thank you to all the show staff and management for a job well done.”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- Lyle Brown, Tru-Cut Sharpening</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“We were very happy with the results of the Canada Woodworking West Show. This was our first show; we had a great time and we were impressed by the interest in our product. We made some great contacts and I am sure with follow-up we will have gained wonderful business relationships. Thank you for putting together the show. We are looking forward with great expectations for the next show.”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- Mae Luth, Excel Dovetail Drawers</em></span></li> </ul><p><br/>Canada Woodworking West was endorsed by regional industry leaders including AWMAC British Columbia, the Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA), FPInnovations, UBC - Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, and the Wood Manufacturing Council.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.canadawoodworkingwest.ca/">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/canadawoodworkingwest" target="_blank">Facebook</a>. Held biennially, the next edition of Canada Woodworking West will take place in 2017.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">226-748-8772<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:15:56 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/first-edition-of-canada-woodworking-west-hailed-as-a-major-success/ Anticipation Building for Opening of First Ever Canada Woodworking West Show Tomorrow http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/anticipation-building-for-opening-of-first-ever-canada-woodworking-west-show-tomorrow/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Tomorrow and Thursday, October 7th and 8th, members of Western Canada’s secondary woodworking industry, including cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers and custom wood product manufacturers will congregate at Tradex in Abbotsford for the inaugural edition of<strong> Canada Woodworking West.</strong></p> <p>This is Canada’s newest woodworking machinery and supply show and is geared to secondary woodworkers in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.</p> <p>“This show builds on the direct success we’ve had with woodworking and heavy equipment shows held in other parts of the country,” said <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>. “We’re excited to be bringing an event of this nature to the western market. We’ve got a great event lined up, with forward-thinking educational seminars, an expansive exhibit floor, limitless networking opportunities with industry peers, and the newest and most innovative products on display.”</p> <p>The show runs from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th. Admission is $20 at the door; online pre-registration is still available at rate of $10, a 50% savings. Those interested may visit <a href="http://www.canadawoodworkingwest.ca/" target="_self">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a> or <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/cww2015/" target="_self">click here</a> to access the registration form.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking West has been endorsed by regional industry leaders including AWMAC British Columbia, the Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA), FPInnovations, UBC - Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, and the Wood Manufacturing Council.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.canadawoodworkingwest.ca/" target="_self">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/canadawoodworkingwest" target="_blank">Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">226-748-8772<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:12:05 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/anticipation-building-for-opening-of-first-ever-canada-woodworking-west-show-tomorrow/ New PEI On The Move Event to Join PEI Provincial Home Show This March http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-pei-on-the-move-event-to-join-pei-provincial-home-show-this-march/ <p>Charlottetown, PE – When the PEI Provincial Home Show returns to the Eastlink Centre in March, it will have a unique new element co-located along with it. Called <strong>“PEI On The Move”</strong>, this brand new event will be a showcase of some of the many activities and hobbies that people adopt in their downtime.</p> <p>“In today’s busy world, people are looking for ways to help them relax, recharge, relieve stress and have fun,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “This show will feature companies who cater to activities that people do in their spare time, and will have information about all the options that are out there.”</p> <p>“We’re excited to <strong>focus on hobbies, sports, recreation and healthy living</strong>,” added McKiel. “Plus, many people choose to do work in and around their homes when they have free time – like renovations, gardening or landscaping – so for us it made a lot of sense to pair these two shows together.</p> <p>PEI On The Move will focus on activities and hobbies to do with healthy living for the mind, body and soul; do-it-yourself (DIY) projects and crafting; and team sports and solo athletic endeavours. Featured categories will include:</p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Remote control planes, trains &amp; cars</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Woodworking</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fishing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Hunting</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Boating</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Gardening</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sewing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Crafts</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cooking</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Working on cars</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Traveling</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bowling</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Playing cards &amp; board games</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Volunteer work</span></li> </ul></td> <td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Team sports</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Running</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Walking</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Hiking</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bicycling</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Golf</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tennis</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Skiing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Swimming</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Dancing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Horseback riding</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Motorcycling</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Camping</span></li> </ul></td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <p><strong>Show Information:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 11 from 12 noon – 9:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 12 from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 13 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm</span></p> <p>Co-Located with the PEI Provincial Home Show<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Eastlink Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Charlottetown, PEI</span></p> <p>For all the details, visit the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/pei-on-the-move-2016/">PEI On The Move website</a> and keep an eye on the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PEIProvincialHomeShow" target="_blank">PEI Provincial Home Show Facebook page</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:03:45 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-pei-on-the-move-event-to-join-pei-provincial-home-show-this-march/ Fall Ideal Home Show is a Go at Exhibition Park http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fall-ideal-home-show-is-a-go-at-exhibition-park/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – This fall, The Big One is back, and the show is celebrating its 30th anniversary! The <strong>Nova Scotia Fall Ideal Home Show</strong> – Atlantic Canada’s only fall renovation showcase – takes place October 2-4, 2015 at Exhibition Park.</p> <p>Show organizers want to assure the public that Exhibition Park is indeed still open and that it’s absolutely safe for all Home Show visitors.</p> <p>“Exhibition Park will be open for the show and is 100% safe and structurally sound,” said <strong>Bev Campbell, Show Manager</strong>. “The main concern with the building was around snow load, which we are confident won’t be a problem! Although the building obviously requires some work, much of the needed repairs have to do with areas that are not part of the Fall Ideal Home Show.”</p> <p>In celebration of the show’s <strong>30th anniversary</strong>, the 2015 show will once again welcome the leaders of Nova Scotia’s building and home improvement companies but will also offer tons of brand new features:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">HGTV star <strong>Carson Arthur </strong>will be headlining the Herald Homes Stage on Sunday – with tons of garden and outdoor living tips, ideas and inspiration.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Home entertaining advice will be available during the <strong>Dairy Farmers of Canada cheese seminars</strong> as well as a special Friday evening session with <strong>chef and sommelier Mark DeWolf</strong> including complimentary food and wine sampling!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A focus on<strong> Home Heating</strong> will offer tips on preparing for winter with a variety of exhibitors of home heating products and services.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LumberMart will be back in the <strong>I-DEAL ROOM</strong> – shop at the show for $500,000 worth of hardware at 50% or more off! The D Building will be totally taken over with this cash-and-carry shopping opportunity.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Kids will love checking out the orienteering challenge at the <strong>Scouts Adventure Centre</strong> and parents will love the new <strong>family pricing</strong> – $20 for two adults and two youths (10-16). As always, children under 10 are free.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Enter at the show to WIN with <strong>C100 and White Point Beach Resort</strong>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Visit with adorable furry friends at the <strong>SPCA booth</strong> and adopt a pet right at the show!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Exhibitors will be bringing new and innovative products and services to the show, and many will be offering <strong>exclusive discounts and show-only promotions</strong>.</span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>Show Information</strong></p> <p>HOURS:</p> <p>Friday, October 2 from 12 Noon - 8pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, October 3 from 10am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, October 4 from 10am - 5pm</span></p> <p>LOCATION:</p> <p>Exhibition Park<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Halifax, Nova Scotia</span></p> <p>ADMISSION:</p> <p>Adults $8<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Seniors $6 (65+)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors $6 (10-16)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass $20 (2 adults + 2 juniors)</span></p> <p><br/>Visit <a href="http://www.FallIdeal.ca">www.FallIdeal.ca</a> or find the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NSFallIdealHomeShow" target="_blank">show on Facebook</a> for all the latest information!</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Catherine MacNutt, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:cmacnutt@mpltd.ca">cmacnutt@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">902-221-1142</span></p> <p> </p> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:35:40 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fall-ideal-home-show-is-a-go-at-exhibition-park/ New Dates Announced for BC’s Big Iron Showcase http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-dates-announced-for-bc-s-big-iron-showcase/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC </em>– The big iron will once again be on display at Tradex in Abbotsford during the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>, taking place <strong>May 13-14, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>An outdoor and tented event, the show encompasses over three acres of exhibit space in the Tradex north parking lot. New for 2016 – the show will feature an <strong>updated layout with a larger display of equipment right up front!</strong> Once again, it will be <strong>co-located with TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show.</p> <p>Together, the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show and TRUXPO represent a <strong>one-stop trade event</strong> for those in the heavy equipment and trucking industries. These shows were initially scheduled for September 2016, but the team behind the shows felt that the new spring date would work better for the industry.</p> <p>“Springtime is typically where we see the bulk of the trucking and heavy equipment shows taking place across Canada,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager.</strong></p> <p>“For us, pairing up the trucking and construction industries has been a great fit, and with the success we had in 2014, it only made sense to continue down that road. Moving the show dates to May will let us stay competitive and help us expand our reach at a time when industry personnel are more likely to be available to attend an event of this nature.”</p> <p>Prior to this year, TRUXPO was the only one of Canada’s four national truck shows to remain in the fall. Both EXPO CAM in Montreal and Truck World in Toronto have changed from fall to spring dates within the last decade, and the Atlantic Truck Show in Moncton, NB, has always taken place in the spring.</p> <p>The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show is THE venue for equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing the fields of general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across Western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they’ll need to sustain their operations into the future.</p> <p>Stay tuned to <a title="www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca" href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a> for additional details.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 14px;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><a title="www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca" href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a> <br/></span></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:35:59 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-dates-announced-for-bc-s-big-iron-showcase/ Western Woodworking Show Announces Educational Seminars http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-woodworking-show-announces-educational-seminars/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – <strong>Canada Woodworking West</strong>, Western Canada’s new secondary woodworking show, will include a variety of educational seminars as part of its inaugural edition, taking place October 7th and 8th and Tradex in Abbotsford, BC.</p> <p>The seminar program will take place over both days of the show and will be offered free of charge to all show visitors.</p> <p>“We are very excited about the quality and diversity of the seminar series being offered by Canadian industry experts sharing their experience and knowledge of finance, human resources, marketing and production,” said <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>.</p> <p>Seminars are outlined below, with additional details available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-west-2015/seminars/v">Canada Woodworking West website</a>.</p> <p> </p> <h4>MAKING YOUR FINISHING DEPARTMENT PROFITABLE</h4> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Jason Chiu, Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, UBC</em></span></p> <p>This presentation is intended for small to medium sized valued-added wood products manufacturers who apply a manual finish onto their product. Participants will learn about the various types of finishes finishing techniques, tools and tips on improving the profitability of the finishing department. Far too often in small to medium sized companies, the finishing department is overlooked when capital investments are being considered.</p> <p> </p> <h4>HUMAN RESOURCES – ISSUES AND CHALLENGES</h4> <p><em>Richard Lipman, Wood Manufacturing Council</em></p> <p>Presenting an overview of what we are hearing from manufacturers nationwide about their HR issues and challenges and summarizing the labour market information studies that are currently underway. Then discussing solutions to the issues/challenges, topics include pre-employment training, high school curriculum for the woodworking industry, online management training, and international trades training.</p> <p> </p> <h4>FIND THE PROFIT IN YOUR BUSINESS MIX: MAKE MORE MONEY WITHOUT WORKING HARDER</h4> <p><em>Derek Henrey, Chartered Accountant</em></p> <p>Find the “islands of profit” within your business by identifying which work in your portfolio is profitable and which is losing money. Explore profit mapping, how to find the data through your company income statements, understanding your marginal costs and looking at strategies to protect your company’s “money makers”.</p> <p> </p> <h4>MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS USING THE WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA</h4> <p><em>Iain Macdonald, Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP)</em></p> <p>This seminar will introduce simple, practical tactics for increasing the visibility of your business and driving new, targeted customer inquiries using low-cost web-based tools and applications. Our aim is to demystify the world of online search and social media and provide no-nonsense, plain-language advice that will enable wood products manufacturers to exploit new marketing opportunities while avoiding spending hours of non-productive time in cyberspace.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking West is the only show specifically geared to Western Canada’s cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufactures, architectural woodworkers and millworkers. It is expected to attract all the industry’s major exhibiting companies along with thousands of qualified attendees from across Western Canada and the USA.</span></p> <p><strong>Online registration</strong> is now available for anyone who would like to attend this exciting event. By pre-registering, visitors can save 50% on admission and fast-track their entrance directly onto the show floor. Visit <a href="http://www.canadawoodworkingwest.ca/">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a> or <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/cww2015/">click here to access the registration form</a>.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="http://www.canadawoodworkingwest.ca/">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a> or find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/canadawoodworkingwest" target="_blank">Facebook</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p> </p> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:24:53 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-woodworking-show-announces-educational-seminars/ Public/Private Partnership Key to Keeping Exhibition Park Open in the Short-Term http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/public-private-partnership-key-to-keeping-exhibition-park-open-in-the-short-term/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – In a statement to media earlier today, <strong>Wendell Howes, President of Master Promotions Ltd.</strong>, Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company, called for immediate action to prevent the imminent closure of Exhibition Park, Nova Scotia’s only facility capable of hosting large-scale trade and consumer shows.</p> <p>“I strongly urge the provincial and local government to consider partnering with private enterprise as a short-term solution to keep Exhibition Park open for the spring 2016 trade show season,” said Wendell Howes, President, Master Promotions Ltd. “The closing of this facility will lead to a crash of the local exposition and event industry, as well as the loss of millions of dollars in sales taxes to the province and revenue to the hospitality industry, not to mention a major loss in potential sales to business operators from around the Maritimes.”</p> <p>Exhibition Park has long been the home of many of Atlantic Canada’s largest, most popular and longest running annual consumer events – including Saltscapes, the Halifax International Boat Show, the Atlantic Outdoor Sports &amp; RV Show, the Fall and Spring Ideal Home Shows, ApEx, the Halifax RV Show, and the Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show. These shows alone are <strong>huge economic drivers for the Nova Scotia economy and inject millions of dollars in retail sales and taxes each year.</strong></p> <p>If Exhibition Park were to close, it would make Nova Scotia the only province in Canada without a major show facility – a building with much different requirements than a convention centre. No other facility in the province can offer the overall square footage needed to host shows such as the ones listed above, nor do they have the necessary amenities for the unloading and moving of large products like boats and recreational vehicles.</p> <p>The closing of Exhibition Park jeopardizes the very existence of the Nova Scotia retail trade show business. In Atlantic Canada, spending on these types of business events accounts for $2.4 billion – creating $769 million in tax revenue and supporting 30,000 full-time jobs, according to a <a href="http://www.mpiweb.org/docs/default-source/research-and-reports/ceis-3-0-executive-summary.pdf" target="_blank">recent study released by Meeting Professionals International</a>. In addition, this industry supports local business including hotels, food and beverage, air, freight and ground transportation, and show contracting companies.</p> <p>“It is inconceivable that Halifax could become the only major Canadian city without an exhibition facility capable of hosting major trade and consumer events,” added Mr. Howes. “These types of shows are critical to the growth and success of Nova Scotia retail businesses. We are hopeful that a private enterprise will step up and work with government to keep Exhibition Park open until a long-term solution can be found.”</p> <p><br/><strong>For more information:</strong></p> <p>Catherine MacNutt<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email: <a href="mailto:cmacnutt@mpltd.ca">cmacnutt@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tel: 902-468-4999</span></p> Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:57:18 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/public-private-partnership-key-to-keeping-exhibition-park-open-in-the-short-term/ North America's Leading Potato Event Returns to Charlottetown in February http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/north-america-s-leading-potato-event-returns-to-charlottetown-in-february/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – North America’s Leading Potato Event, the <strong>International Potato Technology Expo</strong> (IPTE), returns to the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown <strong>February 26-27, 2016.</strong> This highly successful international event has been held biennially for more than two decades.</p> <p>For those involved in any aspect of the potato industry – including harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, storage and climatization technology, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, plant genetics, seeds, and more – this is a must-attend event!</p> <p>“The strength of this event comes from its collaborative nature,” said <strong>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager</strong>. “Potato growers from across the Maritimes and beyond come together with the leading equipment and product manufacturers.”</p> <p>“The International Potato Technology Expo is a great reason for those in all aspects of the potato industry to get together every two years,” said <strong>Brian Beaton, Potato Industry Coordinator with the PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.</strong></p> <p>“It’s important that we come together to talk about some of the issues the industry is facing – like food safety – as well as to celebrate our successes and share best practices,” he added. “Potatoes are a billion dollar industry on the Island and this show helps us stay abreast of the newest technologies to keep operations sustainable and profitable.”</p> <p>The Expo will feature the latest in potato technology – encompassing everything from seed, to soil, to growing, to harvesting. A full educational conference program will also take place during the International Potato Technology Expo.</p> <p><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours: </strong>Friday, February 26 from 9:00am – 5:00pm / Saturday, February 27 from 9:00am – 4:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Venue:</strong> Eastlink Centre, Charlottetown, PEI</span></p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/international-potato-technology-expo-2016/">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Matt Mitchell, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mmitchell@mpltd.ca">mmitchell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:24:04 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/north-america-s-leading-potato-event-returns-to-charlottetown-in-february/ One of Canada's Top Industry Events Coming to Moncton http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/one-of-canada-s-top-industry-events-coming-to-moncton/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Coming to the Moncton Coliseum <strong>May 18th and 19th, 2016,</strong> the <strong>MEET Show</strong> will draw people from throughout Canada and the US, showcasing the very latest products and services available to the mechanical and electrical industries in today’s market.</p> <p>MEET (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology) is the second largest industry event of its type in Canada and THE largest trade event East of Montreal. Held biennially, 2016 will mark the <strong>22nd edition</strong> of this unique event.</p> <p>“With more than 6,200 buyers at the last edition, MEET had its highest attendance in over two decades and we’re expecting an even bigger crowd this time around,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “The centralized location in the hub of the Maritimes means visitors come from throughout the Atlantic region and beyond. It’s a great opportunity for the end user to be able to talk with manufacturers to find out everything there is to know about existing and brand new products. MEET is where connections happen.”</p> <p>MEET will welcome contractors, developers, engineers, tradespeople, and just about anybody involved in the industrial, commercial, and residential sectors. Industries represented will include mechanical/HVAC, electrical, architecture, engineering, construction/development, government, consulting, wholesale, distribution, utilities, manufacturing, sales and marketing, maintenance, and more.</p> <p>The event will also feature an Industry Dinner, a comprehensive seminar program, as well as recognition of innovative products with the 4th biennial ‘MEET Innovation Awards’.</p> <p>MEET is produced by Master Promotions Ltd. and proudly sponsored by IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) – Maritime Sections, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing &amp; Heating, Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), and ACME (Atlantic Canada Mechanical Exhibitors).</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET-2016/_resampled/resizedimage60092-MEET-Sponsors-NEW.JPG" width="600" height="92" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW INFORMATION</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours:</strong> Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, 9am-5pm / Thursday, May 19th, 2016, 9am-4pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Venue:</strong> Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><br/><strong>For complete details on MEET 2016, visit <a href="http://www.MEETSHOW.ca">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a>.</strong></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:23:51 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/one-of-canada-s-top-industry-events-coming-to-moncton/ Event to Celebrate 30 Years of ‘Getting the Job Done’ http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/event-to-celebrate-30-years-of-getting-the-job-done/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Atlantic Canada's most comprehensive heavy equipment show will return to the Moncton Coliseum Complex <strong>April 7th and 8th, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>Celebrating its <strong>30th anniversary</strong> in 2016, the <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> is a true pillar of the industry. It has evolved into THE must-attend event for the heavy equipment, roadbuilding, forestry, landscaping, and municipality sectors – boasting a vast indoor and outdoor showcase of the latest products, services, and big iron. This is where those in the industry go to source what they need to get the job done, on time and on budget.</p> <p>“Major investments in infrastructure are happening right now across the Atlantic provinces,” said <strong>National Show Manager Mark Cusack</strong>, “And this mammoth show will have all of the machinery and equipment these big projects will demand. Every square inch of the Moncton Coliseum will be filled, plus we’ll have an additional 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space.”</p> <p>Held every two years, the last edition of the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show took place in 2014 and was a sold out event with well over 13,000 visitors. The 2016 edition promises to be even bigger.</p> <p>The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is owned and sponsored by the <strong>Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association</strong> (ALICA). “Year after year, this show has become a gathering place for road building, construction, and forestry professionals,” said <strong>Mike Shea, President, ALICA</strong>. “These folks look to the show to keep themselves apprised of the trends in their respective industries and to help them make purchasing decisions. We’re pleased to have been the sponsor and driving force behind this event since the show’s inception in 1986.”</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW INFORMATION<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Hours: Thursday, April 7th, 2016, 9am-5pm / Friday, April 8th, 2016, 9am-4pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Venue: Moncton Coliseum Complex</span></p> <p>For complete details on the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show, visit <a href="http://www.AHES.ca">www.AHES.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:38:34 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/event-to-celebrate-30-years-of-getting-the-job-done/ Online Registration Now Open for Western Canada’s Only Secondary Woodworking Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/online-registration-now-open-for-western-canada-s-only-secondary-woodworking-show/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The inaugural edition of <strong>Canada Woodworking West</strong>, Western Canada’s only secondary woodworking show, takes place October 7th and 8th, 2015 at Tradex in Abbotsford, BC.</p> <p>Online registration is now available for anyone who would like to attend this exciting event. By pre-registering, visitors can save 50% on admission ($10 online versus $20 at the door) and fast-track their entrance directly onto the show floor. Visit <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca" target="_blank">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a> or <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/cww2015/" target="_blank">click here</a> to access the online registration form.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking West is specifically designed to educate and inspire Western Canada’s <strong>cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufactures, architectural woodworkers and millworkers.</strong></p> <p>“To date, we’ve welcomed a good number of industry leading companies as exhibitors,” said <strong>Mike Neeb, Show Manager</strong>. “Those involved in any aspect of the secondary woodworking industry won’t want to miss this must-attend event!”</p> <p>Canada Woodworking West has received endorsements and support from Canada’s<strong> national and regional industry association leaders</strong>, including:</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/CWW2015/_resampled/resizedimage48073-CWW-Endorsements-Logo-Bar.png" width="480" height="73" alt="" title=""/></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">FPInnovations<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">UBC - Centre for Advanced Wood Processing<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wood Manufacturing Council<br/><br/></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">For more information, visit: <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:08:29 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/online-registration-now-open-for-western-canada-s-only-secondary-woodworking-show/ Strong Sales Lead to Expanded Space for Heavy Equipment Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-sales-lead-to-expanded-space-for-heavy-equipment-show/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – <strong>Expo Grands Travaux</strong> will return to Montreal’s internationally renowned Olympic Stadium <strong>April 22-23, 2016</strong>. Excitement in the industry is already building, demonstrated by a strong demand for exhibit space.</p> <p>With a full decade of history and growth, this massive heavy equipment show has established itself as a pillar of the industry. The last edition was another resounding success, with 15,632 qualified buyers in attendance, sold-out floor space, and more than 350 exhibitors reporting vigorous sales activity.</p> <p>Sales for the 2016 edition are going extremely well – especially given that the show is still over nine months away. “The bulk of the 200,000+ square feet of exhibit space on the Stadium’s playing field has already been sold,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Due to high demand, we’ve now added close to 100,000 square feet of space to the show with the addition of the East Hall.”</p> <p>Visitors to the show will be treated to many exciting features, including a brand new <strong>DEMO ZONE</strong>, being held for the first time at Expo Grands Travaux. A small fleet of dump trucks will deliver thousands of tons of dirt directly onto the stadium floor and equipment will dig, lift, carry, break, and push – just like on an actual worksite.</p> <p>Expo Grands Travaux has been endorsed by key industry associations, including: l'Association des travaux publics d'amérique (ATPA) – Chapitre du Québec; l'Association des constructeurs de routes et grands travaux du Québec (ACRGTQ); SIMA – the Snow and Ice Management Association; and l’Association des propriétaires de machinerie lourde du Québec (APMLQ).</p> <p>Please stay tuned to the show website for additional show information: <a href="http://www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(français/anglais • French/English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:33:53 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-sales-lead-to-expanded-space-for-heavy-equipment-show/ Excitement for International Forestry Event Builds http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/excitement-for-international-forestry-event-builds/ <p><em>Maple Ridge, BC</em> – Excitement is growing and planning is well underway for the 2016 edition of <strong>DEMO International®</strong>, taking place <strong>September 22-24, 2016</strong> in <strong>Maple Ridge, BC</strong>.</p> <p>Owned by the <strong>Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF)</strong> and produced by <strong>Master Promotions Ltd.</strong>, this world-class event is unlike any other in Canada. A show this big only happens every four years, so it is definitely seen as a “must-attend” for those in the industry.</p> <p>The <strong>Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia</strong> is hosting the event at their <strong>Malcolm Knapp Research Forest </strong>in Maple Ridge, approximately an hour’s drive east of downtown Vancouver, BC. The first site selection took place just this past week, as major players in the industry gathered to choose the optimal sites to demonstrate their equipment live – in-woods and in action – for the thousands of visitors who will descend upon the area for the event next year.</p> <p>“People love being part of this show because it’s so unique and only comes around every four years. It’s a huge draw, so there’s always lots of interest and excitement as we develop the site,” outlined <strong>Peter Robichaud, Executive Director of the CWF</strong>.</p> <p>“Site selection went very well, and we were pleased to welcome representatives from a considerable number of industry leading companies,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager </strong>with Master Promotions Ltd.</p> <p>During the course of its <strong>49-year history</strong>, DEMO International® has evolved into one of North America’s largest, most distinctive outdoor equipment shows and 2016 will mark its 13th edition. Attracting more than 110 exhibitors and thousands of attendees from around the world, this event will feature the latest technologies in equipment, products, and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations.</p> <p><strong>For more information on DEMO International® 2016, please contact:</strong></p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <p><strong>Peter Robichaud</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Executive Director<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canadian Woodlands Forum<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (902) 897-6961<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (902) 899-6420<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:probichaud@cwfcof.org">probichaud@cwfcof.org</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Paul Lawson</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Director<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">UBC Research Forests<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (604) 463-8148 ext.102<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (604) 341-2168<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:paul.lawson@ubc.ca">paul.lawson@ubc.ca</a></span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Mark Cusack<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phone (506) 649-0023<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cell (506) 333-1064<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Email <a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:23:06 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/excitement-for-international-forestry-event-builds/ Exhibit Sales for Western Canada's Largest Trucking Event Going Strong! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/exhibit-sales-for-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event-going-strong/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – <strong>TRUXPO</strong>, the largest trucking event west of Toronto and THE national trucking event for western Canada since 1988, rolls back into Abbotsford <strong>May 13th and 14th, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>With the tremendous success of the 2014 edition of the show, interest in TRUXPO is at an all-time high. Show Management has invited all previous exhibitors to submit applications for the 2016 booth space lottery. Response has been outstanding with numerous companies submitting applications from all aspects of the industry: truck OEMs and dealers, trailer dealers and manufacturers, and parts and accessories suppliers.</p> <p>“Applications to the lottery have been very good,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “We’re very pleased about the uptake to date, and are confident this will be another sold out show!”</p> <p>Presented in partnership with the <strong>British Columbia Trucking Association</strong> (BCTA) and held every two years, TRUXPO is the event where industry meets to find new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment.</p> <p>Truxpo 2016 will again be co-located with the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>, an outdoor and tented event encompassing three acres of static and demo exhibits in the Tradex north parking lot. Combined, the two shows will completely take over the entire Tradex complex, inside and out.</p> <p><em><br/>SHOW HOURS:<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, May 13 from 12noon - 9:00pm | Saturday, May 14 from 10:00am - 5:00pm</span></p> <p><em>LOCATION:<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tradex, Abbotsford, BC</span></p> <p><br/>For complete details and event updates visit:</p> <p><a href="http://WWW.TRUXPO.COM" target="_blank">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a> and <a href="http://WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.COM" target="_blank">WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.COM</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:08:54 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/exhibit-sales-for-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-event-going-strong/ Event’s Record Attendance Packs Moncton Coliseum Complex http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/event-s-record-attendance-packs-moncton-coliseum-complex/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Atlantic Canada’s largest trucking show took place over the weekend at the Moncton Coliseum. Held June 5th and 6th, the 2015 edition of the <strong>Atlantic Truck Show</strong> wowed visitors and exhibitors alike. Attendance has been steadily on the rise over the past several editions of this biennial event, and this year the show welcomed a record <strong>12,660 attendees</strong>.</p> <p>“Friday was all business, with qualified buyers walking the show floor and exhibitors reporting strong sales activity,” said <strong>National Show Manager Mark Cusack</strong>. “On Saturday, the aisles and outdoor exhibits were jam-packed, with people networking, buying and selling, checking out the big rigs, and getting up close and personal with a real life Hollywood celebrity – the Western Star Optimus Prime Truck, sponsored by the Maritime Western Star Dealers – a real crowd pleaser!”</p> <p>This year’s show featured the first biennial <strong>Innovative Product Awards</strong>, recognizing innovative products in the trucking industry. <strong>Parts for Trucks</strong> was selected as the winner for its product “Maxwell Engine Start Module”, with <strong>Mitchell 1</strong> and <strong>Easy-Kleen</strong> as strong runners-up. Information on each of the finalists’ entries can be found <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/innovative-product-awards/e" target="_blank">on the show website</a>.</p> <p>On the Friday evening of the Atlantic Truck Show, the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA), hosted a <strong>Lobster Dinner &amp; Charity Silent Auction</strong>. With nearly 500 people in attendance, the event <strong>raised over $16,000.00 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation</strong>.</p> <p>Another charitable component of the event came in the form of the <strong>Show &amp; Shine</strong>, where visitors voted for their favourite truck by making a donation to the <strong>Children’s Wish Foundation</strong>. The 2015 Show &amp; Shine winner was <strong>Mario Gallant</strong>, a professional company driver with Atlantic Pacific Transport.</p> <p>Visitors also enjoyed additional features at the show, including <strong>‘Recruiting Here’</strong>, which connected job-seeking visitors with exhibiting companies who were hiring, as well as the <strong>APTA’s Charity Pancake Breakfast in support of the Convoy for Hope</strong>.</p> <p>The next edition of the Atlantic Truck Show will take place in 2017; stay tuned to <a href="http://www.AtlanticTruckShow.com" target="_blank">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a> for the most up-to-date information.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:20:44 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/event-s-record-attendance-packs-moncton-coliseum-complex/ Strong 2015 Edition Cements CNRE as THE Show for Northern Canada’s Resources Sectors http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-2015-edition-cements-cnre-as-the-show-for-northern-canada-s-resources-sectors/ <p><em>Prince George, BC</em> – Staff and management of the <strong>Canada North Resources Expo</strong> (CNRE), along with members of the Resources Expo Society and CNRE steering committee are thrilled to report that the 2015 edition of the show was a huge success.</p> <p>The event, which takes place biennially, was held May 29th and 30th at the CN Centre in Prince George and welcomed <strong>8,451 visitors</strong>, an increase over 2013 attendance numbers. This year’s edition also featured 30% more outdoor exhibit space than the first edition, showing even more of the forestry, heavy construction and project infrastructure equipment needed to get the big jobs done.</p> <p>“Visitors representing Northern Canada’s varied resources sectors came out in droves to check out the big iron and live equipment demos,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “We’ve been hearing great feedback from visitors and exhibitors alike.”</p> <p>The 2015 edition of the show included a wide range of exciting features, including the first annual Northern BC Safety Conference, a Live Equipment Demo Zone, Bobby &amp; Lori Goodson, stars of the Discovery Channel’s hit reality show “Swamp Loggers”, a Health, Wellness &amp; Safety Zone, a Future of the Industry Day, and a Pancake Breakfast in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Prince George.</p> <p>CNRE is produced in partnership with the Resources Expo Society, a not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to facilitate training and educational opportunities in the central and northern BC resources sectors. Funding from the show helps the society achieve its objectives, including the establishment of a legacy scholarship and bursary program at the College of New Caledona, the establishment of a legacy fund with the Prince George Community Foundation, and support for local heavy equipment operation training programs. The Resources Expo Society also helps organize fun events during CNRE – like the pancake breakfast – with proceeds going to local not-for-profit organizations.</p> <p>The Canada North Resources Expo will return in May 2017 and the show’s management, staff and steering committee are already discussing how to continue growing the show with more exhibitors, more visitors and more equipment! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.CNRE.ca" target="_blank">www.CNRE.ca</a> for the most up-to-date information on the show.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:36:42 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-2015-edition-cements-cnre-as-the-show-for-northern-canada-s-resources-sectors/ Grassroots Support Continues to Increase for New Western Canada Woodworking Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/grassroots-support-continues-to-increase-for-new-western-canada-woodworking-show/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Excitement is growing for Western Canada’s new secondary woodworking show,<strong> Canada Woodworking West</strong>, taking place October 7-8, 2015 at Tradex in Abbotsford, BC.</p> <p>The woodworking community is buzzing about finally having a show specifically for Western Canada’s cabinet manufacturers, residential and commercial furniture manufacturers, custom wood product manufactures, architectural woodworkers and millworkers. Interest and participation are on the rise – from industry associations, exhibitors and visitors alike.</p> <p>Show management is pleased with the response to this market-driven event, with exhibitor confirmations from key players in the western market including <strong>Upper Canada Forest Products, Formations, Richelieu, E.Roko, PJ White, Masse Sales, Canadian Woodworker, Clermont’s Ultimate Tool, Multicam </strong>and many more.</p> <p>Educational seminars and an expansive exhibit floor offer limitless opportunities for networking with industry peers. Endorsements from regional industry leaders – <strong>UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, CKCA, FP Innovations, The Wood Manufacturing Council, </strong>and <strong>AWMAC British Columbia</strong> – ensure this will be a must-attend event for the secondary woodworking industry.</p> <p>“We are building on this core group of major exhibitors and associations to ensure a top quality event for our show visitors,” said <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking West offers the excitement of a new show in a proven and growing market. Following the success of Canada Woodworking East, which took place in Montreal in September 2014, Canada Woodworking West is expected to attract all the industry’s major exhibiting companies along with thousands of qualified attendees from across Western Canada and the USA.</p> <p><strong>For more information, please visit: </strong><a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca" target="_blank">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:49:09 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/grassroots-support-continues-to-increase-for-new-western-canada-woodworking-show/ Largest Truck Show East of Montreal this Friday and Saturday in Moncton http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/largest-truck-show-east-of-montreal-this-friday-and-saturday-in-moncton/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – <strong>This Friday and Saturday</strong>, gleaming big rigs and all of the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment will take over the Moncton Coliseum Complex, inside and out, for the 17th edition of the <strong>Atlantic Truck Show</strong>.</p> <p>Taking place June 5th and June 6th, this is the only national truck show east of Montreal. More than 12,000 buyers attended the last edition of this biennial event; show organizers are anticipating a mammoth audience once again, attracted by exhibits from the leading truck and equipment manufacturers, as well as the many great features being offered at the 2015 show.</p> <p>Along with the show’s <strong>‘Recruiting Here’</strong> feature that connects job-seeking visitors with exhibiting companies who are hiring, visitors to Atlantic Truck Show 2015 will find exclusive <strong>Show Specials</strong>. Adding to the excitement, industry leaders will be recognized with the presentation of the first biennial Atlantic Truck Show <strong>Innovative Product Awards</strong>. Companies participating in the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/recruiting-here/v" target="_blank">Recruiting Here</a> and <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/show-specials/v" target="_blank">Show Specials</a> features, along with finalists for the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/innovative-product-awards/v" target="_blank">Innovative Product Awards</a>, can be viewed on the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a>.</p> <p>Visitors also won’t want to miss the <strong>Western Star Optimus Prime Truck</strong>, sponsored by Maritime Western Star Dealers, which is sure to draw a crowd of all ages.</p> <p>Back for 2015 is the ever-popular <strong>Show &amp; Shine</strong>. On Saturday, June 6th, visitors will have an opportunity to vote for their favourite truck by making a monetary donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation.</p> <p>The greater Moncton area will be buzzing with activity this week, as thousands of visitors descend upon the Hub City for this premier event. For complete show details and to view the <a href="http://brochure.masterpromotions.ca/ats2015digitalshowguide/index.html" target="_blank">Official Show Guide</a>, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/" target="_blank">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Show Hours:</strong> Friday, June 5th, 9am – 5pm / Saturday, June 6th, 10am – 4pm</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:14:41 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/largest-truck-show-east-of-montreal-this-friday-and-saturday-in-moncton/ This Weekend: CNRE Returns with Tons of Big Iron & All the Equipment to Get the Jobs Done http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/this-weekend-cnre-returns-with-tons-of-big-iron-and-all-the-equipment-to-get-the-jobs-done/ <p><em>Prince George, BC</em> – This coming <strong>Friday and Saturday, May 29th and 30th</strong>, the CN Centre in Prince George will be filled to capacity for the 2015 edition of the <strong>Canada North Resources Expo</strong>. Featuring four acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits, visitors will find tons of equipment geared to Northern Canada’s resources sectors jobs – from forestry, to heavy construction and project infrastructure.</p> <p>Attracting industry representatives from sectors including forestry, heavy equipment, mining, independent power production, biomass, transportation, suppliers and service providers, training and employment services, and other resources industries, the show will feature a wide range of exciting features, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The first annual <a href="http://www.bcforestsafe.org/NBCSC" target="_blank">Northern BC Safety Conference</a>, hosted by the BC Forest Safety Council</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/features/v/#demozone" target="_blank">Live Equipment Demo Zone</a> with actual working machinery and big iron on display</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/features/v/#goodson" target="_blank">Bobby &amp; Lori Goodson</a>, stars of the Discovery Channel’s hit reality show “Swamp Loggers”</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/features/v/#wellness" target="_blank">Health, Wellness &amp; Safety Zone</a> with interactive booths and topical information</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/features/v/#nextgen" target="_blank">Future of the Industry Day</a> on Saturday, to introduce and educate the next generation of resources sectors professionals (free family admission with the purchase of a regular adult admission, Saturday only)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/features/v/#breakfast" target="_blank">Pancake Breakfast</a> at 7:30am both show mornings, in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Prince George</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">And so much more!</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS:</strong></span></p> <p>Friday, May 29, 2015<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00am - 5:00pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Saturday, May 30, 2015<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00am - 5:00pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/><br/></span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION:</strong></p> <p>$10.00 at the door – good for both show days</p> <p><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/CNRE2015/" target="_blank">Visitor registration is still available online for a limited time</a>. By pre-registering, visitors can save 50% and fast-track their entrance to the show floor.</p> <p><strong><br/>For more information on the Canada North Resources Expo:</strong></p> <p>Check out the <a href="http://brochure.masterpromotions.ca/cnre2015digitalshowguide/" target="_blank">Official Show Guide</a>, find CNRE on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CanadaNorthResourcesExpo" target="_blank">Facebook</a> &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadaNorthExpo" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, and visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/" target="_blank">www.CNRE.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moira Pellerine, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mpellerine@mpltd.ca">mpellerine@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:40:52 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/this-weekend-cnre-returns-with-tons-of-big-iron-and-all-the-equipment-to-get-the-jobs-done/ Canada North Resources Expo to Include Northern BC Safety Conference, Demo Zone, TV Stars & More http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-north-resources-expo-to-include-northern-bc-safety-conference-demo-zone-tv-stars-and-more/ <p><em>Prince George, BC</em> – This spring marks the return of the <strong>Canada North Resources Expo</strong> (CNRE) to the CN Centre in Prince George. Taking place May 29th and 30th, this year’s edition will offer visitors a wide range of exciting features.</p> <p>At the show, the BC Forest Safety Council will host the first annual <strong>Northern BC Safety Conference</strong>. With a theme of “Driving Safety Home”, the conference offers practical information and tools to help manage safety challenges at work. Presentations will provide the latest information on high-risk activities like distraction in the workplace, and effective supervision of new and young workers. The conference is free of charge with admission to the CNRE and is suitable for all workers, supervisors and owners working in the forest industry in Northern BC. For complete details and to register for the conference, visit <a href="http://www.bcforestsafe.org/NBCSC" target="_blank">bcforestsafe.org/NBCSC</a>.</p> <p>A <strong>Live Equipment Demo Zone</strong> will also be part of the CNRE this year. Located outdoors, the Demo Zone will feature actual working machinery and big iron on display. Visitors will be able to dig, drill, lift, carry, chip, break, bore, push and cut with the equipment, just like being on an actual worksite! This is a great chance to learn about the advanced features and capabilities of different brands of forestry, mining, heavy construction and oil and gas equipment. The Demo Zone will include a Pre-Trip Trucking Competition and a Roll-over Simulator, presented by Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement.</p> <p>Visitors to the show won’t want to miss meeting <strong>Bobby &amp; Lori Goodson, stars of the Discovery Channel’s hit reality show “Swamp Loggers”</strong>, presented and sponsored by Inland Group, Tigercat and Goodson’s All Terrain Logging (ATL). ATL is a family-owned and operated business located in Jacksonville, NC. Bobby Goodson is a fourth-generation logger and has been a timber supplier for more than 20 years. The highly-skilled, hard working men who make up the ATL crew are happy to tackle the daily challenges that come with the dirty job of "swamp logging”.</p> <p>Wellness is a key area of focus for this year’s CNRE, and there will be a dedicated <strong>Health, Wellness &amp; Safety Zone</strong> sponsored by the BC Forest Safety Council. It will include interactive booths and information on a variety of important health and safety-related topics like road safety at work, workplace impairment, distracted driving, physical and mental health, forest industry safety, trucking safety and much more!</p> <p>The CNRE launched to huge accolades in 2013 and has become a must-attend event for industry representatives including forestry, heavy equipment, mining, independent power producers, biomass, resource industry professionals, transportation, suppliers and service providers, and training and employment services. It is presented in partnership with the <strong>Resources Expo Society</strong>. Featuring tons of big iron and all the equipment needed to get the jobs done, it will take over the CN Centre with four acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits.</p> <p><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/CNRE2015/">Visitor registration is available online now</a>. By pre-registering, visitors can save 50% and fast-track their entrance to the show floor.</p> <p>For more information on the <strong>Canada North Resources Expo</strong>: find it on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CanadaNorthResourcesExpo" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, follow it on <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadaNorthExpo" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, and visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/">www.CNRE.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Moira Pellerine, Manager of Marketing &amp; Operations<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mpellerine@mpltd.ca">mpellerine@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:17:05 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-north-resources-expo-to-include-northern-bc-safety-conference-demo-zone-tv-stars-and-more/ Date Change Announced for TRUXPO 2016 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/date-change-announced-for-truxpo-2016/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The team behind <strong>TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show, has announced a date change for the show’s 2016 edition. Produced by Master Promotions Ltd. and hosted by the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA), TRUXPO will return to Tradex in Abbotsford, BC, for its 15th edition <strong>May 13-14, 2016</strong>.</p> <p>TRUXPO is the event where industry meets to find new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment. The show was initially scheduled for September 2016, but a number of important factors led to the decision to move it to the new spring date.</p> <p>“Early autumn through Christmas is the peak season for the trucking industry,” said <strong>Louise Yako, President &amp; CEO, BCTA</strong>. “Scheduling a major industry event like TRUXPO during slower periods is more convenient for the industry. We’re looking forward to hosting TRUXPO in May 2016.”</p> <p>Prior to this year, TRUXPO was the only one of Canada’s four national truck shows to remain in the fall. Both EXPO CAM in Montreal and Truck World in Toronto have changed from fall to spring dates within the last decade, and the Atlantic Truck Show in Moncton, NB, has always taken place in the spring.</p> <p>The date change also works well for TRUXPO’s co-location with the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>. This is the second time the two shows will take place concurrently.</p> <p>“Springtime is typically where we see the bulk of the trucking and heavy equipment shows taking place across Canada,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “For us, pairing up the trucking and construction industries has been a great fit, and with the success we had in 2014, it only made sense to continue down that road. Moving the show dates to May will let us stay competitive and help us expand our reach at a time when industry personnel are more likely to be available to attend an event of this nature.”</p> <p>A final key factor leading to TRUXPO’s date change is the return of <strong>DEMO International®</strong> to British Columbia, September 22-24, 2016 in Maple Ridge.</p> <p>DEMO International® is an “all live and in action, in the woods” equipment show and one of North America’s largest and most unique outdoor shows. It is presented by the Canadian Woodlands Forum and occurs only every four years, attracting exhibitors and visitors from around the world. 2016 will mark the show’s 13th edition, and will see its return to the west coast for the first time since the year 2000. Recent editions of DEMO International® were held in Quebec (2004, 2012) and Nova Scotia (2008). For each edition of the show, site and date selections are made by the Canadian Woodlands Forum.</p> <p>TRUXPO has enjoyed continued success since it began in 1988 and both Master Promotions Ltd. and the BCTA are confident that it will not only continue to be a high quality industry event, but that the new spring dates will make the show even stronger.</p> <p>Stay tuned for additional details on the 2016 edition of TRUXPO: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/truxpo-2016/" target="_blank">www.TRUXPO.com</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p>BC Trucking Association<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Louise Yako, President &amp; CEO<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:louisey@bctrucking.com">louisey@bctrucking.com</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">604-888-5319</span></p> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:15:48 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/date-change-announced-for-truxpo-2016/ Find Everything Needed to Make a House a HOME This Weekend at the RECC http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/find-everything-needed-to-make-a-house-a-home-this-weekend-at-the-recc/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Doors open at 4pm this Friday, April 10th at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC) for the 2015 edition of the <strong>Colchester County Home Show</strong>! The RECC will be filled with exhibitors representing the best in windows and doors, siding and painting, kitchens, bathrooms and plumbing, flooring, home security, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, landscaping, pools and spas, and more!</p> <p>“Visitors will get to connect with the top local resources in home improvement, landscaping and design services,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “Whether visitors are looking to learn from the experts and want some no-obligation advice, or have done their research and are ready to start booking services, the home show is here to help!”</p> <p>The Colchester County Home Show is presented by the Truro &amp; Colchester Chamber of Commerce. This year’s show will feature tons of <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/new-products-and-show-specials/v">new products and show specials</a> for those visitors with shopping on their mind. Visitors will also be able to check out the latest models from <strong>Hollis Ford</strong>, the show’s official vehicle sponsor. Additionally, <strong>Wilsons Home Heating</strong> &amp; <strong>Truro Daily News</strong> have paired up to offer show visitors a free newspaper.</p> <p>At the show, visitors can enter to win a range of <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/new-products-and-show-specials/vhttp://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/enter-to-win-at-the-show/v">exciting door prizes</a>, including two professionally-installed trees and a cubic yard of bark mulch, courtesy of Land’s Best Friend Landscaping and Mighty Mini Excavating; a pair of Turbo Shears, courtesy of Community Metal and Quality Built Mini Barns; a Drinkwell® outdoor dog fountain, courtesy of Invisible Fence Annapolis Valley; a cast iron steamer, courtesy of Vintage Stove &amp; Fireplace; and a home efficiency prize basket, courtesy of Efficiency Nova Scotia.<br/><br/></p> <p><strong>Colchester County Home Show Information:</strong></p> <p>Friday, April 10 <br/>4pm – 9pm</p> <p>Saturday, April 11 <br/>10am – 6pm</p> <p>Sunday, April 12 <br/>10am – 4pm</p> <p>Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. There is also a family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) available for $17. Look for a printable $1 off coupon on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/new-products-and-show-specials/vhttp://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/enter-to-win-at-the-show/v">Colchester County Home Show website</a>.</p> <p>For all the details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/">www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>!</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 09:18:54 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/find-everything-needed-to-make-a-house-a-home-this-weekend-at-the-recc/ Canada’s Largest Commercial Marine Event Announces Dates for Next Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event-announces-dates-for-next-show/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – This coming January will see the return of <strong>Fish Canada Workboat Canada</strong> to the Moncton Coliseum Complex. Taking place <strong>January 22-23, 2016</strong>, this is the nation’s largest commercial marine tradeshow. Showcasing the latest in products and services that keep Atlantic Canada’s marine-based industries running strong, this is a must-attend event for all those who make their living on, in, and around the water.</p> <p>Fish Canada Workboat Canada is held biennially and the 2016 edition will once again include a diverse array of exhibitors, with representation from local, regional, national and international companies, appealing to the thousands of industry professionals who attend this key industry event.</p> <p>“The 2014 event set an attendance record with more than 4,500 visitors walking the show floor,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “This positive momentum is sure to continue for the 2016 edition – particularly given the current strength of the industry.”</p> <p>At the show, visitors will find a comprehensive assembly of the newest, most innovative products on today’s market, including engines, electronics, equipment for boat builders, as well as commercial and marine fisheries equipment.</p> <p>Additionally, a new group of honorees will be inducted into the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame at the show – a special recognition created by the Navigator and Master Promotions Ltd. in 2008 to pay a lasting tribute to those who have made valuable contributions in any sector of the marine industry.</p> <p><strong><br/>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, January 22<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00am – 5:00pm</span></p> <p>Saturday, January 23<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00am – 4:00pm</span></p> <p>For complete event details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fish-canada-workboat-canada-2016/" target="_blank">www.FCWC.ca</a></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:20:32 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-commercial-marine-event-announces-dates-for-next-show/ New Brunswick's Largest Boat Show Draws Big Crowds and Strong Sales http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show-draws-big-crowds-and-strong-sales/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Visitors came in droves to kick off the upcoming boating season at the 2015 edition of the <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong>, which took place March 27-29 at the Moncton Coliseum. Again this year, the show was co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the NB Sportsmen’s Show, offering those who attended lots of opportunities to plan their spring and summer outdoor season!</p> <p>“Attendance was up a healthy 15% this year,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “People were anxious to put the past few months in the rearview mirror and start thinking about the upcoming boating and fishing seasons, seeking out outdoor products and services… all great therapy from a brutal maritime winter.”</p> <p>Exhibitors were pleased not only with the overall attendance, but also with the quality of visitors who attended the show, as evidenced by the strong interest shown and robust sales.</p> <p>“The 2015 Moncton Boat Show was a definite success for us,” said <strong>Kenneth Savoy with Cabano Marine et Sport Inc.</strong> “It was the best show we’ve been to in the past two years – we are still writing orders today with more to come. We were happy to be part of this year’s show and are already looking forward to being involved in a bigger way next year.”</p> <p>“We had the best Friday we’ve ever had at any show, at any time,” said <strong>Brad Fleet with MCT Insurance</strong>. “Overall we had a fantastic show – we talked to tons of quality visitors and we love coming to this show and the Moncton Coliseum. The restaurant is great, the facility is clean, and the show is always well organized. We haven’t had much better!”</p> <p>“Our 2015 Moncton Boat Show sales results were our best ever since we started attending this show,” said <strong>Dave Trott with Seamasters Services</strong>. “We were very pleased with the customer traffic and the quality of the customer at this show.”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Laurie Mercer</strong>, who won this year’s door prize, a Crestliner CRV 1457 courtesy of Iron Wind Marine and Crestliner!</p> <p>Thank you to <strong>Discover Boating</strong>, <strong>Iron Wind Marine</strong> and <strong>Crestliner</strong> for their generous support of this year’s show, along with the show’s media partners: <strong>C103 </strong>and <strong>XL Country 96.9</strong>.</p> <p>We now look forward to the 2015 boating season along with the 2016 edition of the Moncton Boat Show; stay tuned to <a href="http://www.MonctonBoatShow.ca">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:50:35 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show-draws-big-crowds-and-strong-sales/ Strong Attendance, Sales at Region's Largest Outdoor Extravaganza http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-attendance-sales-at-region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Aisles were jam-packed at the 2015 edition of the <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show</strong>, which took place March 27-29 at the Moncton Coliseum. Again this year, the show was co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the Moncton Boat Show, offering visitors an opportunity to dream about the upcoming outdoor season!</p> <p>“Attendance was up a healthy 15% this year,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “People were anxious to put the last few months in the rear view mirror and start thinking about the upcoming boating and fishing seasons, seeking out hunting and outdoor products and services… all great therapy from a brutal maritime winter.”</p> <p>Exhibitors were pleased not only with the overall attendance, but also with the quality of visitors who attended the show, as evidenced by the strong interest shown and robust sales.</p> <p>“The show went great for us!” said <strong>Randy Broad with BroadView Power Sports</strong>. “We sold an ATV off the floor on Saturday and have since sold a side-by-side because of leads we got at the show. So far, our participation in the NB Sportsmen’s Show has brought us around $30,000 worth of revenue!”</p> <p>“The NB Sportsmen’s Show was a fantastic platform to present the sports of sturgeon fishing and kayak fishing to a wide variety of Atlantic Canadian anglers,” said <strong>Joe Tilley with NB Kayak Fishing</strong>. “Traffic was steady through the weekend as we answered questions and handed out information about our sports. There really is no better event to showcase our passion than through the NB Sportsman Show!”</p> <p>“The show served as the launch pad for my new business,” said <strong>Mike Holland with Resourceful Redneck</strong>. “We were really only looking to gain visibility, but we achieved much, much more. We sold out virtually all of the products that we had to offer and were able to create significant business-to-business opportunities and strategic partnerships. We have reserved our spot for next year already!”</p> <p>On Saturday afternoon, visitors flocked to the <strong>2015 Canadian Duck &amp; Goose Calling Championship</strong> – which was welcomed to its new permanent home at the NB Sportsmen’s Show. “It was a huge hit,” said <strong>Ryan Reynolds of Capital Waterfowling Inc.</strong> “The best turnout for a contest I have seen in Canada.”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Matthew Wilson</strong>, who won the Canadian Duck Calling Championship with his own signature series call and will represent Canada at the World Duck Calling Championship in Stuttgart, Arkansas in November 2015.</p> <p>Additionally, congratulations to:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Riley Wissink</strong>, who won the Junior Canadian Duck Calling Championship with Matt Wilson's Signature Series Call</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Shane Walton</strong>, who won the Novice/Intermediate Canadian Duck Calling Championship with Matt Wilson's Signature Series Call</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Ryan Reynolds</strong>, who won the Canadian Goose Calling Championship with Capital Waterfowling’s Wise Guy Call</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Matt Wilson &amp; Ryan Reynolds</strong>, who won the Canadian Two-Man Goose Calling Championship with Capital Waterfowling’s Wise Guy Call</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Show staff and management would also like to congratulation <strong>Zach Killen</strong>, winner of a guided waterfowl hunt with the East Coast Waterfowl Mafia, one of the door prizes at this year’s show. Stay tuned for news from Cabela’s on the winner of the $1,000 shopping spree, which can be used on or after the opening of their new store in Moncton on May 28th.</p> <p>Thank you to <strong>Cabela’s </strong>and <strong>Taylor Ford Lincoln</strong> for their generous support of this year’s show, along with the show’s media partners: <strong>C103 </strong>and <strong>XL Country 96.9</strong>.</p> <p>We now look forward to the 2015 hunting and fishing seasons, as well as the 2016 edition of the NB Sportsmen’s Show; stay tuned to <a href="http://www.NBSportsmenShow.ca">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 09:18:26 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/strong-attendance-sales-at-region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza/ Atlantic Canada's Premier Motorcycle Show Enjoys Repeat Performance for Year Two http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/atlantic-canada-s-premier-motorcycle-show-enjoys-repeat-performance-for-year-two/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The second annual <strong>Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic </strong>show took place March 20-22, 2015 at Exhibition Park and, by all accounts, was another knock out!</p> <p>“We were very, very happy with this year’s turnout,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “Growing the show has been our mission, and this year we saw an engaged and highly qualified audience, plus more exhibitors, more rallies, more manufacturers, and more distributors. We succeeded in taking this year’s show to the next level, and we’re aiming to make it even bigger for 2016!”</p> <p>Billed as an all-encompassing powersports event, Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic featured hundreds of motorcycles plus ATVs, UTVs, scooters, clothing, parts and accessories, clubs, rallies, and associations. Reports of strong sales and solid leads left exhibitors and visitors happy.</p> <p>“Attendees seemed to be well-informed and were there to make deals,” said <strong>Keith Ramsay with Pro Cycle Limited</strong>. “Sales in our retail booth were steady all weekend. The Honda Junior Red Rider Program was very successful. Overall, we were happy with the show, even with the challenges caused by the weather.”</p> <p>“We were very busy at the show,” said <strong>Harold Nesbitt with Motorcycle Tour Guide</strong>. “The layout was good with a strong variety of products and we met people from all over. It’s a well-run show and everyone is great to deal with!”</p> <p>“This show is very good for any vendor in the powersport industry,” said <strong>Scott Redden with Halifax Motorsports Ltd.</strong> “The people through the door are so focused on motorcycles. The traffic is a bit lower than other shows we do, but the sales are higher.”</p> <p>Congratulations to our door prize winners:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Judith Surette</strong>, winner of a 2-night getaway at White Point Beach Resort courtesy of Motorcycle Tour Guide;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Allan Butler, winner of a jacket and helmet courtesy of Freedom Cycle;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Stephen Lake</strong>, winner of a women's motorcycle riding jacket courtesy of Halifax Motorsports;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Jillian McGrath</strong>, winner of a women's leather riding jacket and a t-shirt courtesy of Chubby Boyz Choppers; </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Barry Goodwin</strong>, winner of a men's or women's Oxford brand riding jacket courtesy of Pro Cycle; </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Nathan Smallwood</strong>, winner of a $50 gift certificate courtesy of Shore Cycle; and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Kathy Saulnier</strong>, winner of a genuine Harley Davidson backpack with wheels, plus a hat and a t-shirt courtesy of Privateers Harley Davidson.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>We now look forward to the spring riding season! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.BikeAtlantic.ca">www.BikeAtlantic.ca</a> for details on the 2016 edition of the Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:41:06 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/atlantic-canada-s-premier-motorcycle-show-enjoys-repeat-performance-for-year-two/ Returning to the RECC April 10th-12th: The Colchester County Home Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/returning-to-the-recc-april-10th-12th-the-colchester-county-home-show/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Potential homeowners, new homeowners and those who have lived in their home for years will find something just for them at the 2015 edition of the <strong>Colchester County Home Show!</strong> Returning to the Rath Eastlink Community Centre (RECC) in Truro the weekend of April 10-12, 2015, the show will feature all the products that make a HOUSE a HOME!</p> <p>Presented by the Truro &amp; Colchester Chamber of Commerce, this is THE must-attend event for those looking to build, buy, renovate and shop... with exciting features, guests and show specials!</p> <p>“The spring construction season will be here before we know it,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “This show is ideally timed to help visitors make informed decisions about the home improvement projects they’re considering. Whether they’re just looking for a little inspiration or have done their research and planning and are ready to start booking services, the Colchester County Home Show is here to help!”</p> <p>The Colchester County Home Show is the perfect venue to:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shop, compare and save.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Save time by meeting a wide range of companies under one roof.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Discover new ideas and interesting products for the home.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Find the best resources in home improvement, landscaping and design services.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Acquire no-obligation advice and learn from the experts.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Visitors with shopping on their mind will want to check out a sneak preview of <strong>exclusive show specials and new products and services</strong> that exhibitors will have at the show. Check out the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/new-products-and-show-specials/v">current list on the show website</a>.</p> <p>This year’s show will also feature a range of <strong>exciting door prizes</strong>, including two professionally-installed tree and a cubic yard of bark mulch courtesy of Land’s Best Friend Landscaping and Mighty Mini Excavating; a pair of Turbo Shears courtesy of Community Metal and Quality Built Mini Barns; a Drinkwell® outdoor dog fountain courtesy of Invisible Fence Annapolis Valley; a cast iron steamer courtesy of Vintage Stove &amp; Fireplace; and a home efficiency prize basket courtesy of Efficiency Nova Scotia. Visitors are also encouraged to listen Cat Country 99.5 FM to take part in a ‘Spin to Win’ contest with some other fantastic prizes!</p> <p><strong>Colchester County Home Show Information:</strong></p> <p>Friday, April 10: 4pm–9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, April 11: 10am–6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, April 12: 10am–4pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. There is also a family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) available for $17. Look for a printable $1 off coupon on the <a href="http://Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2015/new-products-and-show-specials/v">Colchester County Home Show website</a>.</p> <p>For all the details, visit <a href="http://www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca">www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/ColchesterShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>!</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:33:48 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/returning-to-the-recc-april-10th-12th-the-colchester-county-home-show/ Driving Business: Moncton to Host Only National Truck Show East of Montreal http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/driving-business-moncton-to-host-only-national-truck-show-east-of-montreal/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Excitement is building in anticipation of the <strong>Atlantic Truck Show</strong>, returning to the <strong>Moncton Coliseum June 5th and 6th, 2015</strong>. The only national truck show east of Montreal, this is THE event where members of the industry meet to find new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment.</p> <p><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/ATS2015/" target="_blank">Online registration</a> <strong>is now available</strong> on the show website for those planning to attend this massive event. By pre-registering, visitors will save 50% and fast-track their entrance into the show. Over 12,000 buyers flooded the hub city for the last edition, selling out area hotels and creating an immense boom for Moncton’s hospitality industries.</p> <p>Key industry decision makers will source out their next trucking and logistics purchases, as they make their way through over 200,000 square feet of exhibits – taking over the entire Moncton Coliseum Complex, inside and out. “Visitors can expect gleaming displays of big rigs, and the latest in industry-related products and services available on the market today,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Additionally, we’ve got some great features that will appeal to the thousands of visitors who will attend the show.”</p> <p>Recruitment will be a key area of focus for the 2015 edition of the Atlantic Truck Show. Trucking HR Canada reports that by 2021, the truck transportation sector will require well over 150,000 additional workers to address the increase in demand, current vacancies, and retirement by an aging workforce. The show’s <strong>‘Recruiting Here’</strong> feature, sponsored by Maizis &amp; Miller Recruitment Specialists, will let show attendees know which exhibiting companies are on the hunt for new talent.</p> <p>Additional features include the<strong> ‘Show &amp; Shine’</strong>, as well as the<strong> ‘Ride &amp; Drive’</strong> – with participating manufacturers allowing visitors to test drive brand new trucks and experience the latest in comfort, efficiency, and performance. Visitors will also be able to see the Western Star <strong>Optimus Prime </strong>Truck onsite at the show – sponsored by the Maritime Western Star Dealers.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday, June 5<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9am – 5pm</span></p> <p>Saturday, June 6<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 4pm</span></p> <p>For complete details on the 2015 Atlantic Truck Show and to register online, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:28:15 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/driving-business-moncton-to-host-only-national-truck-show-east-of-montreal/ The Big One is Back - This Weekend at Exhibition Park! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-big-one-is-back-this-weekend-at-exhibition-park/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The doors at Exhibition Park open at 10am tomorrow, Friday, March 27th, for the 2015 edition of Atlantic Canada’s largest home show – the <strong>Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show</strong>!</p> <p>This year, show organizers are thrilled to have <strong>Damon Bennett </strong>back on the seminar stage, courtesy of Sunshine Renewable Energy. Damon wowed visitors at last year’s Spring Ideal Home Show and will return to speak about his experience as an expert contractor specializing in carpentry, structure reinforcement and full construction coordination.</p> <p>Damon began working in the construction industry when he was just 15-years old. He started as a bricklayer’s helper and then moved up working as a roofer, framer and renovator. He was approached by producers of the hit HGTV series Holmes on Homes® to work permanently on the Mike Holmes’ crew. <span style="line-height: 1.4;">For nearly 10 years, he was an essential component to the success of every one of Mike Holmes’ jobs.</span></p> <p>Damon is currently in development on a new series of his own. He also runs his own company, Bennett Construction, and serves on the board of Military Minds, the largest and leading global organization raising awareness of the stigma of, and providing peer support for, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.</p> <p>Along with Damon, the show’s Seminar Stage will also feature sessions on high efficiency heat pump sizing and solar electricity in home design, as well as garden and landscaping information from CBC’s East Coast gardener, Marjorie Willison, on Saturday afternoon. The complete seminar schedule is available on the show website, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/spring-ideal-home-show-2015/seminar-schedule/v">here</a>.</p> <p>The Spring Ideal Home Show also includes a Kids’ Corner with Scouts Canada and Girl Guides, tons of door prizes to be won, exclusive show specials and new products, plus hundreds of exhibitors with loads of products, services and ideas to help visitors renovate, decorate and build their dream home.</p> <p><strong>Spring Ideal Home Show Information:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 27 <br/>10:00am - 8:00pm</p> <p>Saturday, March 28 <br/>10:00am - 6:00pm</p> <p>Sunday, March 29 <br/>10:00am - 5:00pm</p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. Look for a printable $1 off coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/springideal/">Spring Ideal website</a>.</p> <p>For all the details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/spring-ideal-home-show-2015/">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NSSpringIdealHomeShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/NSHomeShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>!</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:cmacnutt@mpltd.ca">Catherine MacNutt</a>, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">902-462-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:28:43 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-big-one-is-back-this-weekend-at-exhibition-park/ NB Sportsmen’s Show Organizers Assure Visitors Event is GOOD TO GO http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nb-sportsmen-s-show-organizers-assure-visitors-event-is-good-to-go/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> - Staff and management of the <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show</strong> are thrilled to be able to present the event as planned, at the same time accommodating the Moncton Wildcats to play scheduled playoff hockey games on Thursday and Sunday nights.</p> <p>“We assure our visitors that this weekend’s NB Sportsmen’s Show, Moncton Boat Show, and Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum at the Moncton Coliseum will <strong>go ahead with no disruption to the planned show hours</strong>,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>.</p> <p><strong>Friday, March 27 12 Noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 28 10am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 29 10am - 5pm</span></strong></p> <p>Event organizers have been working with exhibitors and show teams to make this happen so that the general public can have the best of both worlds. The NB Sportsmen’s Show is a highly-anticipated event but particularly so this year. Sportsmen AND women are eager to get out and see all the great gear, deals and features they’ve been waiting for all winter long.</p> <p><strong>Come on down to the show – we are GOOD TO GO!</strong></p> <p>The NB Sportsmen’s Show will include a range of exhibits focused on hunting, fishing and outdoor activities for both new and experienced outdoor enthusiasts. Featuring well over 100 exhibitors, it will be co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the Moncton Boat Show – meaning visitors great three great shows for one low price.</p> <p>Visitors to the NB Sportsmen’s Show will be able to find out what’s new in the hunting and fishing world from leading dealers. Features for the 2015 edition include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Waterfowl Lodge</strong>, where visitors can sit and chat with the experts about waterfowl hunting and enter to win a guided waterfowl hunt for two.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Cabela’s Waterfowl Demo Zone</strong>, with calling tips, decoy/blind placement, location scouting, hunting with a retriever, and a Q&amp;A session.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>2015 Canadian Duck &amp; Goose Calling Championship</strong> is welcomed to its new home, with the winner of the duck calling portion going on to compete at the World Duck Calling Championship, to be held in Stuttgart, Arkansas in November 2015.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>New Brunswick Big Game Club </strong>will be back at this year’s show with rack scoring and incredible mounts on display.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">An <strong>Archery Demo Area</strong>, letting visitors try on a bow for size courtesy of B ack Coutry Bow Shop and Better Buy Sports.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Golden Oldies Antique Snowmobile Club</strong> will present a collection of vintage snowmobiles.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">And so much more!</span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 27 12 Noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 28 10am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 29 10am - 5pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year a weekend pass is available for $15 (non-transferrable). Visitors can save $1 off their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/nbss/" target="_blank">show website</a>.</p> <p>For complete details on the show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/nb-sportsmen-show-2015/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NBSportsmens" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/NBSportsmens" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:47:44 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nb-sportsmen-s-show-organizers-assure-visitors-event-is-good-to-go/ Usher in Spring with The Atlantic National Home Show: Returning to Harbour Station March 20-22, 2015 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/usher-in-spring-with-the-atlantic-national-home-show-returning-to-harbour-station-march-20-22-2015/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – This year’s edition of the <strong>Atlantic National Home Show</strong> will help visitors get ready to renovate and find inspiration for their home and landscaping projects. Returning to Harbour Station this weekend – March 20th through the 22nd – the show is a sure sign of spring!</p> <p>“Show visitors thinking about purchasing their first home, along with those who have been homeowners for years, will find something at the show just for them,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “From ideas to help them decorate, renovate or build their dream home, to trend-setting new products, informative seminars and so much more, the Atlantic National Home Show has everything to help consumers make informed decisions about their next home improvement project, all under one roof!”</p> <p>Watch for the Atlantic National Home Show’s <strong>2015 Seminar Series</strong>, featuring tons of useful sessions including “Kitchens with Wow Factor”, “Helping Your Family Achieve Your Financial Goals”, “Why Paints Fail”, and “Helping Seniors Move with Care, Compassions and Sometimes Comedy!” Plus, don’t miss CityLine Decor Expert Sharon Grech, with “Colour Preview 2015”, presented by House of Excellence. The complete seminar schedule is available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-national-home-show-2015/seminar-schedule/v">show website</a>.</p> <p>This year’s show will have some <strong>cool new products</strong> for visitors to check out. Exhibitors are bringing their latest merchandise, like an Ultimaker 2 3D printer; synthetic turf and sustainable landscaping products; easy-to-install stone architectural panels; silk duvets; downsizing, decluttering and moving services; and custom and pre-designed home plans from right here in Atlantic Canada. Check out a sneak preview on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-national-home-show-2015/new-products-and-show-specials/v">show website</a>.</p> <p>The Dairy Farmers of Canada will be back with their<strong> ‘All You Need is Cheese’ seminars</strong>. Visitors will be able to discover, taste and learn about delicious Canadian cheese made from 100% Canadian milk. Attend a complimentary seminar for some tasty samples, entertaining ideas, food pairing tips and more!</p> <p>Additionally, check out some all-new <strong>family-friendly features</strong>, along with some returning favourites!</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Scouts Canada Kids’ Corner</strong> will offer lots of options to keep kids engaged at the show! From BINGO, to great crafts for kids aged 7-13, plus mom and dad can find out all about scouting and why Scouts Canada is the country's leading youth organization.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Join 97.3 The Wave for a <strong>Cookie Corner</strong> on Saturday from 11am to 3pm! Kids are invited to decorate (and eat!) cookies provided by the Atlantic Superstore, while supplies last.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Take advantage of our best value with our <strong>Family Pass</strong>, which includes admission for two adults and two juniors (10-16 years of age) for just $20! Children under the age of 10 get in for free when accompanied by an adult.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Visitors who purchased a ticket for the <strong>Home Show Lottery</strong>, an initiative of the show’s partnering organization, the <strong>Saint John Y’s Men’s Club</strong>, are reminded to deposit their tickets at the Y’s Men’s booth at the show. The draw will take place on Sunday, March 22nd.</p> <p>The Saint John Y’s Men’s Club is a long and well-established service club in the metro Saint John area. Its members represent a diverse assortment of tradesmen, business people, professionals and entrepreneurs, all with a shared goal of bettering the community. The Club holds a variety of fundraisers each year to raise money to give back to community groups. The Saint John YMCA’s children’s program is the main recipient of this funding; however the Club also donates to and supports many other worthy causes. Visit <a href="http://www.saintjohnysmen.ca/" target="_blank">www.SaintJohnYsMen.ca</a> for more information.</p> <p><strong>Atlantic National Home Show Details:</strong></p> <p><strong>Friday March 20</strong> – 12 Noon - 9pm<br/><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday March 21</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> – 10am - 6pm<br/></span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday March 22</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> – 10am - 4pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. Visitors can save on their admission with a printable coupon on the show website. There is a Family Pass (2 adults + 2 juniors) available for $20, and seniors will be offered a special admission rate of only $4 on Friday, March 20th from 12 noon to 5pm. They’ll also get a free reusable Atlantic Superstore cloth bag filled with special offers, while supplies last.</p> <p><strong>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-national-home-show-2015/">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/AtlanticNationalHomeShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/AtlHomeShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</strong></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:11:35 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/usher-in-spring-with-the-atlantic-national-home-show-returning-to-harbour-station-march-20-22-2015/ Top Dealers from Across the Maritimes Set to Take Part in New Brunswick's Largest Boat Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/top-dealers-from-across-the-maritimes-set-to-take-part-in-new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Be part of the official kickoff to summer fun with the 2015 edition of the <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong>, returning the Moncton Coliseum March 27th to 29th. This year’s show will include the most sought-after brands of boats and equipment from the top dealers from across the Maritimes, and will once again be co-located with the <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show</strong> and the <strong>Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum</strong>, offering visitors three great events for one low price!</p> <p>“New Brunswick has tons of amazing geographical features that appeal to boaters, so it’s no wonder it’s such a popular pastime,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “Boating enthusiasts won’t want to miss this prime opportunity to catch all the major dealers under one roof. Plus, there’ll be some great show-only specials, informative workshops, and we’ll be giving away a brand new boat, courtesy of Iron Wind Marine and Crestliner!”</p> <p>Featured dealers at this year’s show include: Advance Motorsports, Atlantic Motoplex, Cabano Marine &amp; Sports, Cobequid Mountain Sports, Hi-Tech Powersports, Iron Wind Marine, Mahone Marine, Patterson Sales &amp; Service Ltd., Quartermaster Marine, and Seamasters Marine Services.</p> <p>At the show, visitors will want to check out the <strong>Discover Boating Centre</strong>, with tons of information for both beginner and more advanced boaters. A series of workshops on knot tying and anchoring will also be offered at various times throughout the weekend – the full schedule and session descriptions are available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/moncton-boat-show-2015/discover-boating-workshops/v">show website</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 27 <br/>12 Noon – 9pm</p> <p>Saturday, March 28 <br/>10am – 6pm</p> <p>Sunday, March 29 <br/>10am – 5pm</p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year a weekend pass is available for $15 (non-transferrable). Visitors can save $1 off their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/mbs/">show website</a>.</p> <p>For complete details on the show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/moncton-boat-show-2015/">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MonctonBoatShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/MonctonBoatShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:49:10 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/top-dealers-from-across-the-maritimes-set-to-take-part-in-new-brunswick-s-largest-boat-show/ Shoppers Flock to BC’s Largest Boating, Fishing, Hunting and Sportsmen’s Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/shoppers-flock-to-bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-event/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Last weekend saw the return of BC’s largest boating, fishing, hunting and sportsmen’s event to TRADEX in Abbotsford. The 2015 editions of the <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong> and the <strong>BC Hunting Show</strong> took place March 7-9, 2015 and welcomed tens of thousands of outdoors enthusiasts.</p> <p>2015 marked the 24th anniversary of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show and the 12th anniversary of the BC Hunting Show. A combined total of <strong>33,443 visitors</strong> attended this year’s shows, which featured more than <strong>275 exhibitors and seminars</strong>, including displays of boating, fishing, hunting and outdoors supplies, a series of educational sessions, TV personalities, demos, some great door prizes and more.</p> <p>For many, though, the main attraction is the equipment and gear that exhibitors showcase.</p> <p>“This is a show for sales,” said <strong>Show Manager Les Trendall</strong>. “We try to offer the widest possible variety of different products and services and we typically see a huge percentage of show visitors making a purchase. They’re always so excited to get home and start using what they bought. It’s contagious!”</p> <p>This is just one of the reasons that exhibitors love coming to these two long-standing shows.</p> <p>“The 2015 BC Boat and Sportsmen’s Show was a success on every level,” said exhibitor <strong>Gerry Madore with Canopy West</strong>. “The attendees were happy and the sales were better than expected. We can't wait for the 2016 show!”</p> <p>“The BC Boat and Sportsman Show was the kick start I needed to launch my new business!” said <strong>Randy Brouwer with Imagine Camping</strong>. “I love going to a show that is well organized I just needed to show up and sell our products!”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>James Scott of Coquitlam, BC,</strong> our grand prize winner! James won a <strong>2015 Sea-Doo Spark 900 2 Up,</strong> generously provided by <strong>Greater Vancouver Powersports &amp; BRP!</strong></p> <p>Show staff and management also congratulate:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Kyle Naylor of Mission, BC,</strong> winner of a Fishing Weekend Experience courtesy of Stoney Lake Lodge on Douglas Lake Ranch;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Wendy Gould of Abbotsford, BC,</strong> winner of a Cariboo Truck/Camper Getaway;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Daryl Henry of Rosedale, BC, </strong>winner of a Gold Panning Experience on the Fraser River courtesy of Yukon Dan;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Tim Ainsley,</strong> who won a Facebook photo contest held during the weeks before the shows and was reimbursed $100 for purchases made at the show; and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Dan Comber,</strong> who won a second Facebook photo contest held during the show weekend and was also reimbursed $100 for purchases made at the show.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s shows and best wishes for the upcoming fishing, hunting and boating seasons!</p> <p>Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a> for details on the 2016 editions of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show and the BC Hunting Show.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">or<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a>, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:15:43 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/shoppers-flock-to-bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-event/ 33rd Edition of Fredericton Home Show Slated for March 27-29, 2015 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/33rd-edition-of-fredericton-home-show-slated-for-march-27-29-2015/ <p><em>Fredericton, NB</em> – Renovators, remodelers, decorators, gardeners and those planning other home improvement projects will want to mark their calendars for the 33rd edition of the <strong>Fredericton Home Show</strong>, taking place <strong>March 27-29, 2015</strong> at the Capital Exhibit Centre.</p> <p>With close to <strong>250 booths and 150 exhibitors</strong> for the 2015 edition of the show, visitors will be inspired by wall-to-wall home improvement ideas. Exhibitors will be showing the latest in windows and coverings, kitchens, bathrooms, lighting, landscaping, stoves and fireplaces, green energy products, and much more.</p> <p>“Whether you’re undertaking a minor renovation or a major remodel, the Fredericton Home Show will help you start planning with confidence,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “You’ll meet the leading professionals of the Capital Region’s homebuilding, renovation and related industries in a fun, interactive environment. Plus, not only will you be <strong>shopping locally</strong> and supporting community businesses, but you’ll also get to save money with <strong>exclusive show specials!</strong>”</p> <p>This year’s show will include a <strong>seminar series</strong> featuring tons of useful sessions including “Kitchens with Wow Factor”, “Common Design Dilemmas”, “Understanding Your Household Electricity Use”, “Testing for Radon Gas”, and “Decking Materials &amp; How They Should Be Applied”. <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fredericton-home-show-2015/appearing-on-stage/v">The complete schedule is available on the show website</a>.</p> <p>Additionally, visitors are invited to <strong>“An Evening with East Coast Living”</strong>. On Saturday, March 28th from 4-8pm, join East Coast Living and receive a complimentary home magazine (while supplies last), free advice from designers, and refreshments.</p> <p>Again this year, Jim Gilbert's Wheels &amp; Deals, "Canada's Huggable Car Dealer" will have a van parked onsite all weekend long. Bring a non-perishable food item to the van and receive an extra ballot for the show door prize, provided by RD Pond!</p> <p>Visitors will also be able to learn more about the show’s partner, the <strong>Epsilon Y's Men's Club</strong>. The Fredericton Home Show was first held in 1982 and was organized by Epsilon Club Members. It served to bring businesses together to exhibit and talk with the many interested shoppers who attended. The funds raised through these shows enabled the Epsilon Club to support more worthy causes, such as establishing annual scholarships that are awarded to high school graduates.</p> <p><strong>Mark your calendar for the Capital Region’s official kick off to the spring building and renovation season!</strong></p> <p><strong>Fredericton Home Show Details:</strong></p> <p>Friday March 27, 2015 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday March 28, 2015 10:00 am - 8:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday March 29, 2015 11:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. Visitors can save on their admission with a <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/fredericton/">printable coupon on the show website</a>.</p> <p>For full event details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fredericton-home-show-2015/">www.FrederictonHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:31:33 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/33rd-edition-of-fredericton-home-show-slated-for-march-27-29-2015/ Packed Aisles and Cutting-Edge Equipment at Canada’s Largest Heavy Equipment Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/packed-aisles-and-cutting-edge-equipment-at-canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – Tons of Big Iron took over the massive International Centre for the 2015 edition of the <strong>National Heavy Equipment Show</strong>, which took place March 5th and 6th in Mississauga.</p> <p>Jam-packed aisles were a strong indication of the show’s success; <strong>13,772 buyers walked the show floor</strong> over the two days of the event – the <strong>largest attendance to date</strong>. Attendance has been on the rise over the past four editions of this biennial event, with an increase of over 30% since 2009.</p> <p>Visitors to the show represented a mix of industry professionals, including the leaders of the construction, road building, land improvement, and infrastructure industries – along with job seekers, students, and those training for specific trades, who were all awestruck by the mammoth equipment onsite.</p> <p>“We have been hearing positive reports on all fronts,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Visitors were pleased with the size and diversity of the cutting-edge equipment showcased, and exhibitors are talking about the high traffic and the many qualified buyers who came out to the event. The focus on improving public infrastructure right across the country brought key decision makers and purchasers directly to the show.”</p> <p>Special features of the 2015 edition of the National Heavy Equipment Show included ‘Heavy Education’, a series of educational and informative seminars presented by Rock To Road Magazine, as well as a session from the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors. Other exciting components included the Gravel Pit, Snow &amp; Ice Removal, Rental Pavilion, the Recruiting Here feature, and a focus on Safety Products.</p> <p>The National Heavy Equipment Show ‘Industry Breakfast’ was presented by the CAED and Rock To Road magazine on the second morning of the show. Attendees to the event were treated to a presentation by Keynote Speaker Bob Collins, Senior Economist with BuildForce Canada, who delivered a very informative session – ‘2015: A Forecast for the Industry’. Rock To Road also presented the ‘Top 10 Under 40’ during the Breakfast, recognizing 10 individuals under the age of 40 who are making their mark in the Canadian aggregates and road construction industry.</p> <p>The next edition of the National Heavy Equipment Show will take place in 2017; stay tuned to <a href="http://www.NHES.ca">www.NHES.ca</a> for updates.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:15:50 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/packed-aisles-and-cutting-edge-equipment-at-canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show/ Say 'So Long' to Winter with Atlantic Canada's Largest Home Show! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/say-so-long-to-winter-with-atlantic-canada-s-largest-home-show/ <p><em>Halifax, NS </em>– The Big One is back! The <strong>Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show</strong> returns to Exhibition Park March 27-29, 2015. It’s a great opportunity to start thinking about your building, remodeling, landscaping and renovation projects, just as the spring construction season approaches!</p> <p><strong>New for 2015: The Ideal Experience!</strong> The experience will begin the moment visitors walk through the doors. With a new entrance beautifully designed by Landscape Nova Scotia, visitors will be treated to the sights and sounds of warmer weather. They might even hear birds chirping as they meander through water features, landscape design, and decks and enjoy a little piece of spring right at the show.</p> <p>“This year’s show is all about the ‘ideal experience’,” said <strong>Catherine MacNutt, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager</strong>. “Whether visitors are looking for ways to enhance their home’s comfort and functionality, need some renovation advice, or just want to see some home show eye candy, we’ve got it covered!”</p> <p>Visitors with renovation on their mind will want to check out <strong>Damon Bennett</strong> on stage, courtesy of Sunshine Renewable Energy. Damon is much more than a TV host; he’s a meticulous and trusted contractor whose renovation advice will prove invaluable.</p> <p>Additional show features for 2015 include the <strong>Kids’ Corner</strong> with Scouts Canada and Girl Guides, tons of <strong>door prizes</strong> to be won (look for ballots at the C100 booth), <strong>home design experts</strong> from CBC television, exclusive <strong>show specials and new products</strong> (look for a sneak peek at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/spring-ideal-home-show-2015/">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a>), plus <strong>hundreds of exhibitors</strong> with loads of products, services and ideas to help visitors renovate, decorate and build their dream home.</p> <p><strong><br/>Spring Ideal Home Show Information:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Friday, March 27 - 10:00am - 8:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 28 - 10:00am - 6:00pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 29 10:00am – 5:00pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16) and seniors (65+) and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. Look for a printable $1 off coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/springideal/">Spring Ideal website</a>.</span></p> <p>For all the details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/spring-ideal-home-show-2015/">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NSSpringIdealHomeShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/NSHomeShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>!</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:cmacnutt@mpltd.ca">Catherine MacNutt</a>, Marketing &amp; Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">902-462-4999<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:47:50 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/say-so-long-to-winter-with-atlantic-canada-s-largest-home-show/ BC Boat & Sportsmen's Show, BC Hunting Show Opening This Friday at TRADEX http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-opening-this-friday-at-tradex/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – BC's largest boating, fishing, hunting and sportsmen's event returns to TRADEX in Abbotsford this coming weekend, March 6th through 8th. The 2015 <strong>BC Boat and Sportsmen’s Show and BC Hunting Show</strong> include a range of exciting features, including more than <strong>275 exhibitors and seminars</strong>, plus tons of demos, show specials and prizes to be won!</p> <p>Visitors will enjoy a series of dynamic presentations on three stages throughout the weekend as part of this year’s seminar offerings. Featured presenters include television personalities Paul Beasley of Canada in the Rough (Saturday only) and Mariko Izumi of the World Fishing Network’s Hookin’ Up (Sunday only), along with many other experts and pros from the hunting and fishing worlds and beyond! The full list of seminars along with the complete weekend schedule is available on the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/stage-schedule/v">show website</a>.</p> <p>Exhibitors of these two shows will have tons of gear, supplies and services for sale – not to mention exclusive show deals and discounts! This is a one-stop shopping event, and visitors should come prepared to buy! Whether it’s fishing, boating, camping, hunting, or other outdoor products and services they’re shopping for, this show is guaranteed to have something for everyone.</p> <p>Show visitors will also have a chance to win several exciting door prizes! This year’s grand prize is a <strong>2015 Sea-Doo Spark 900 2-up</strong>, courtesy of Greater Vancouver Powersports and BRP. Additional prizes include a fishing prize package for two consisting of two nights’ accommodation at The Stoney Lake Lodge with all meals included; and a Cariboo Truck/Camper Getaway package including a 4-day truck and camper rental, sponsored by RV Rental Association of Canada and presented by Camping &amp; RV in BC. For complete details, visit the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/door-prizes/v">show website</a>.</p> <p>New for 2015, show visitors can write their <strong>Hunting CORE Exam Challenge</strong> right at the show! Sponsored by the BC Wildlife Federation, those planning to take the written or practical exam at the show are invited to register in advance at <a href="http://www.bcwf.bc.ca" target="_blank">www.bcwf.bc.ca</a>. The <strong>Fly Fishing Film Tour</strong> is back this year, presented by Sturgeon Slayers. Plus, heads, horns and antlers will be professionally scored by the <strong>Boone &amp; Crockett</strong> and <strong>Wildlife Records BC</strong> professionals at the Measures Booth. Learn to fly tie and more on the <strong>Toyota World of Fly Fishing Stage</strong>, and don’t miss the gun dog demos, kids’ fishing pond, and so much more!</p> <p>Advance tickets are still available for purchase online for a limited time… avoid the line-ups by visiting <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/tickets/?event=100007">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 6 12 Noon - 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 7 9am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 8 10am - 5pm</span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adult - $13<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (60+) - $11<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (6-16) - $11<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass - $32 (2 adults + 2 juniors)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 6 FREE when accompanied by an adult</span></p> <p>For all the exciting show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator, Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">or<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Show Manager, Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:53:49 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-opening-this-friday-at-tradex/ Get Ready to Renovate with the PEI Provincial Home Show, Opening This Friday at 12 Noon http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/get-ready-to-renovate-with-the-pei-provincial-home-show-opening-this-friday-at-12-noon/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – Hundreds of experts and exhibitors will gather at the Eastlink Centre this coming weekend, March 6th to 8th, for the 2015 edition of the <strong>PEI Provincial Home Show</strong> – a one-stop home and garden solution!</p> <p>The Show comes at an ideal time for those thinking about spring landscaping and renovation projects. Whether building, buying, renovating, landscaping or planning, there’s no better time to firm up plans and timelines – and start booking contractors and services.</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.conferenceboard.ca/press/newsrelease/15-02-23/economic_outlook_improving_in_maritime_provinces.aspx" target="_blank">Conference Board of Canada recently reported</a> that economic growth in PEI is the highest in the Atlantic region. This, coupled with a projected increase in housing starts and the fact that homeowners are increasingly choosing to renovate (a $13.9 billion industry and growing, according to <a href="http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/141203/dq141203-eng.pdf" target="_blank">Statistics Canada</a>), means that the spring construction season will likely be a busy one!</p> <p>The PEI Provincial Home Show offers current and prospective homeowners a wide range of exhibitors all under one roof. This year’s show promises to have something for everyone, with featured exhibitor categories including windows, doors, siding, bathrooms, plumbing, flooring, home security, heating, ventilation, landscaping, and pools and spas.</p> <p>Additionally, the <strong>Mill Supply Stage</strong> presents woodworking demos throughout the weekend! Join Holland College, Glen PYE, Birdmouse, and Ales the Woodcarver for demos including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wood Turning</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">CNC Router</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Corbels</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Reclaim Old Wood with New Life</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Plus, the Dairy Farmers of Canada will be back with their <strong>“All You Need is Cheese” </strong>seminars, happening throughout the three days of the Home Show; families can check out <strong>Scouts PEI at the Kids Corner</strong>, where kids can do crafts, draw, and take part in a scavenger hunt around the show; and visitors will also be able to learn more about the show’s 2015 Community Partners: <strong>Special Olympics PEI</strong> and <strong>PEI Crime Stoppers</strong>.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 6 Noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 7 9am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 8 10am - 4pm</span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION:</strong></p> <p>Adult Day Pass - $6<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (65+) Day Pass - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16) Day Pass - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - FREE when accompanied by an adult</span></p> <p><strong>** FRIDAY SPECIAL: Save $2 on any admission!<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">** SUNDAY SPECIAL: Save $2 with the coupon in Saturday’s edition of The Guardian</span></strong></p> <p><br/>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/pei-provincial-home-show-2015/">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:29:49 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/get-ready-to-renovate-with-the-pei-provincial-home-show-opening-this-friday-at-12-noon/ Canada’s Largest Heavy Equipment Show Happening This Week http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show-happening-this-week/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – This <strong>Thursday and Friday (March 5th &amp; 6th)</strong>, tons of Big Iron will take over the International Centre in Mississauga for the 2015 edition of the <strong>National Heavy Equipment Show</strong>. Featuring the leaders of the construction, road building, land improvement, and infrastructure industries, this mammoth biennial event will offer the largest display of heavy equipment and services in the country – crushers, excavators, dozers, graders, screeners, loaders, and more, all under one roof.</p> <p>Along with cutting-edge equipment and huge displays, some of the key components for this year’s show include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/show-specials/v">Show Specials</a> – Many exhibitors will be offering exclusive specials and promotions at the show, and visitors are invited to preview a selection of these by visiting <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/show-specials/v">www.NHES.ca</a>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/seminars/v">Heavy Education Seminar Program</a> – The 2015 seminar program is free to all registered visitors of the show and comprises a series of educational seminars covering practical information to save contractors money in the workplace <em>(presented by Rock To Road)</em>, along with a session offering a review of the Ontario Traffic Manual – Book 7 <em>(presented by the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors [A.O.R.S.])</em>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/show-features/v">Show Features</a> – Visitors to the show will also be able to take in the many features being offered, including the Gravel Pit, Snow &amp; Ice Removal, Rental Pavilion, and a focus on Safety Products.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/show-features/v">Recruiting Here</a> – Exhibitors looking to grow their ranks and hire new employees will be on the hunt for new talent at the show. Visitors should come with resumes in-hand and watch for the ‘Recruiting Here’ signs to meet prospective new employers in this massive industry.</span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>Show Hours:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, March 5th – 9:00am-6:00pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 6th – 9:00am-5:00pm</span></li> </ul><p>Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/">www.NHES.ca</a> for all the exciting details on the 2015 National Heavy Equipment Show.</p> <p><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:35:37 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show-happening-this-week/ Motorcycle and Powersport Event Returns for Year Two: Bigger & Better http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/motorcycle-and-powersport-event-returns-for-year-two-bigger-and-better/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Master Promotions Ltd. and Bikerboy PowerSports Limited are revved up to announce that the <strong>Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show</strong> will be returning to Exhibition Park for its second year, March 20-22, 2015.</p> <p>“This year, our focus is on growing the show,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “For our 2014 edition, we had close to 300 bikes on display and welcomed nearly 10,000 visitors – which really blew our expectations out of the water. We are working hard to come back with a sophomore show that’s even bigger and better!”</p> <p>“Our aim is to build off last year’s success,” echoed <strong>Tim Leslie of Bikerboy PowerSports Ltd.</strong> “We want this to be the must-attend event for motorcycle and powersport enthusiasts. Dealers will be able to reach new and existing clients to set up their sales for the year.”</p> <p>Canadian sales of motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and parts and accessories is a billion dollar industry. According to the Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council, nearly 12,000 motorcycles were sold in NS, NB, PEI and NL from 2011 to 2013, and ATV sales were close to double that figure.</p> <p>Again this year, the Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show will be an all-encompassing powersports event, showcasing motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, scooters, the latest clothing, parts and accessories, clubs, rallies, associations and so much more! H<span style="line-height: 1.4;">alifax-based street bike stunt group </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Stunt 902</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> will be back for 2015. Visitors are sure to enjoy this popular feature, with live demos, tricks, circle wheelies, acrobatics, drifting, combo wheelies and more at times throughout the weekend. </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Joining the show this year is the <strong>Honda Junior Red Riders</strong>. Kids coming to the show will be able to gear up and try out a bike fit for their size! The Junior Red Rider program teaches fundamentals of off-road riding and reinforces off-road safety for both kids and parents.</span></p> <p>Visit the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-2015/features/v">show website</a> for demo times and complete details on all this year’s show features!</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 20 12 noon – 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 21 9am – 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 22 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A weekend pass is available for $20 (non-transferrable). Visitors can save on their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/mopo/">show website</a>.</p> <p>For complete details on the show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-2015/">www.BikeAtlantic.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MOTOPOATLANTIC" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/MotoPoAtlantic" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:00:25 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/motorcycle-and-powersport-event-returns-for-year-two-bigger-and-better/ Moncton RV Show Helps Campers Get Ready for Spring http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/moncton-rv-show-helps-campers-get-ready-for-spring/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – New Brunswick’s largest dedicated RV show returned to the Moncton Coliseum last Friday through Sunday, February 20-22, 2015. <strong>59 units were sold at the show</strong> and the lucky new RV owners are now more than ready for the onset of spring!</p> <p>“RVing continues to be a popular pastime – there’s no doubt about it,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “With this year’s show, we really strived to have something for everyone, from families with young children right through to retired couples. Plus, it was definitely nice to take a break from the winter weather and daydream about warmer weather camping.”</p> <p>“We had a great time at the Moncton RV Show; we saw many familiar faces and made some great connections with other interested campers.” said <strong>Sally Waterhouse with Red Barn Campground.</strong> “Lots of campers recognized our logo and pass us on their way through Bangor/ Holden. We asked them next time to stop with us. Since we have come home we have taken four bookings. We would like to thank everyone who braved the weather to come out. Hopefully we will not be building igloos the first week in May!”</p> <p>The <strong>Moncton Bluegrass Special </strong>was again one of the big hits of the weekend! Thanks to the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society for presenting the festival, and also to the performing bands: The Douthwrights, Eight Wheel Drive, and The Russell Sawler Band.</p> <p>The winner of this year’s <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion was <strong>Amanda Waugh</strong> of Fredericton, NB. Amanda purchased a Zinger Z-1 Trailer from Pine Acres RV Moncton and walked away with a cheque for $10,000! Congratulations from management and staff of the Moncton RV Show!</p> <p>Congratulations also go to the winners of the show’s door prize packages, with prizes from Kouchibouguac National Park, CRC RV Centre, Village Historique Acadien, Red Barn Campground, Camper’s City (Killam), Pine Acres RV, and Moncton RV Centre: <strong>Roland Belliveau</strong>, <strong>Maurice Richard</strong>, and <strong>Janice Kelly</strong>.</p> <p>Thanks to everyone who stopped by the show and happy trails to those who purchased RVs! Stay tuned to www.HalifaxRVShow.ca and <a title="information" href="http://www.MonctonRVShow.ca" target="_blank">www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a> for details on the 2016 shows.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a title="information" href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:11:45 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/moncton-rv-show-helps-campers-get-ready-for-spring/ The Region's Largest Outdoor Extravaganza Returns to the Moncton Coliseum This March http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza-returns-to-the-moncton-coliseum-this-march/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Set your sights on the <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen's Show</strong>, returning to the Moncton Coliseum March 27-29, 2015. This year’s show will include a range of exhibits focused on hunting, fishing and outdoor activities for both new and experienced outdoor enthusiasts!</p> <p>Featuring well over 100 exhibitors, this year’s show will once again be co-located with the <strong>Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum</strong> and the <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong>, offering three great shows for one low price!</p> <p>“Show visitors will be able to find out what’s new in the hunting and fishing world from leading dealers,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “With show specials, educational seminars, retrieving demos and incredible mounts on display, plus some fantastic new features, this year’s show is not to be missed!”</p> <p>New for 2015 is the <strong>Waterfowl Lodge! </strong>Visitors will be able to sit and chat with the experts about waterfowl hunting and enter to win a guided waterfowl hunt for two in the fall of 2015 with the <strong>East Coast Waterfowl Mafia!</strong> Prize includes meals, accommodations, calls donated by <strong>Capital Waterfowling Inc.</strong> and a swag and product package from <strong>Bomb Energy</strong>.</p> <p>Visitors will also want to check out the <strong>2015 Canadian Duck &amp; Goose Calling Championship</strong>, taking place on Saturday, March 28th at the show. The NB Sportsmen’s Show is the brand new home of the Canadian Championship, and the winner of the duck calling portion will go on to compete at the <strong>World Duck Calling Championship</strong>, to be held in Stuttgart, Arkansas in November 2015.</p> <p>Additionally, the <strong>New Brunswick Big Game Club</strong> will be back at the show with rack scoring and displays, and the <strong>Golden Oldies Antique Snowmobile Club</strong> will present a collection of vintage snowmobiles. Plus, archery demos, the fly casting aisle, enter to win a <strong>$1,000 shopping spree from Cabela’s</strong>, and so much more!</p> <p><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 27: 12 Noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 28: 10am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 29: 10am - 5pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year a weekend pass is available for $15 (non-transferrable). Visitors can save $1 off their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/nbss/" target="_blank">show website</a>.</p> <p>For complete details on the show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/nb-sportsmen-show-2015/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/NBSportsmens" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/NBSportsmens" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:28:23 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-region-s-largest-outdoor-extravaganza-returns-to-the-moncton-coliseum-this-march/ Saint John Y’s Men New Community Initiative to Support YMCA Program http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/saint-john-y-s-men-new-community-initiative-to-support-ymca-program/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – Residents of southern New Brunswick will have an exciting new option to help support children, teens and young adults in the local community through the <strong>YMCA Strong Kids program</strong>, while at the same time taking part in a draw to win fantastic prizes, and receiving complimentary admission to the 2015 edition of the Atlantic National Home Show!</p> <p>The <strong>Saint John Y’s Men’s Club</strong> is pleased to announce a brand new <strong>Home Show Lottery</strong>. For the low price of only <strong>$8</strong>, ticket buyers will be entered into a lottery featuring an assortment of exciting prizes! New items are being added daily, with major prizes to date including:</p> <ul><li>Two 2015/16 Season Tickets from the Saint John Sea Dogs.</li> <li>A selection of Flex Passes from the Saint John Mill Rats.</li> <li>Harbour Station Suite with pizza and soft drinks for up to 16 people for a September 2015 Sea Dogs game.</li> <li>One round trip ticket on the Princess of Acadia for one vehicle and two adults.</li> <li>A box at the Imperial Theatre for a fall 2015 event.</li> </ul><p><br/>Tickets are available now at the Imperial Theatre Box office, the four local Home Hardware stores, the Little Shop of Science in Brunswick Square, Guardian Drugs in Grand Bay and Rothesay, and Bowlarama – West Saint John. Visit the Y’s Men’s website: <a href="http://ysmenhomeshowlottery.ca/" target="_blank">ysmenhomeshowlottery.ca</a> for more information.</p> <p>Proceeds from the Home Show Lottery will support the <strong>YMCA Strong Kids </strong>campaign, which makes YMCA programs available to all children, regardless of family income. The program strives to give kids the opportunities they need to reach their full potential: to live healthier, happier lives today, and grow into productive adults in the future. Purchasing a Home Show Lottery ticket will have a direct impact on underprivileged children in our community. For more information, please visit <a href="http://www.ymcastrongkids.ca/">http://www.ymcastrongkids.ca/</a>.</p> <p>“We’re thrilled to be building on our longstanding partnership with the Atlantic National Home Show,” said <strong>Gavin Insley, Y’s Men’s Club President and Home Show Chair</strong>. “Our new Home Show Lottery is a win-win for Home Show visitors: for only $8 – the regular adult admission price – they get into the show, get entered into a draw for some incredible prizes, and get to support youth in our community.”</p> <p>“The Atlantic National Home Show has had a relationship with the Saint John Y’s Men for well over 30 years,” said <strong>Brian McKiel, Show Manager</strong>. “We’re beyond excited to be joining forces once again for the 2015 show, and to be offering such a fantastic collection of prizes to lottery ticket buyers while raising money for a good cause!”</p> <p>Home Show Lottery tickets act as admission to the Atlantic National Home Show, giving ticket buyers entrance to the show at <strong>no additional cost</strong>! In order to qualify to win one of the many valuable prizes, <strong>lottery tickets must be deposited at the Y’s Men’s booth at the Home Show.</strong> The draw will take place at the Home Show on <strong>Sunday, March 22<sup>nd</sup></strong>. Winners are not required to be in attendance to claim their prize.</p> <p>The <strong>Saint John Y’s Men’s Club</strong> is a long and well-established service club in the metro Saint John area. Its members represent a diverse assortment of tradesmen, business people, professionals and entrepreneurs, all with a shared goal of bettering the community. The Club holds a variety of fundraisers each year to raise money to give back to community groups. The Saint John YMCA’s children’s program is the main recipient of this funding; however the Club also donates to and supports many other worthy causes. Visit <a href="http://www.saintjohnysmen.ca/">www.saintjohnysmen.ca</a> for more information.</p> <p>For nearly 40 years, the <strong>Atlantic National Home Show</strong> has offered New Brunswickers inspiration for their home and landscaping projects. It brings the leaders of the homebuilding, renovation and related industries together under one roof to help consumers make informed decisions about their building, remodeling and renovation projects. Visit <a href="http://www.atlanticnationalhomeshow.ca/">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a> for full event details.</p> <p><strong>2015 Atlantic National Home Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Friday March 20<br/>12noon - 9:00pm</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday March 21<br/>10:00am - 6:00pm<br/></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday March 22<br/>10:00am - 4:00pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong><br/>MEDIA INQUIRIES:</strong></p> <p><strong>Saint John Y’s Men’s Club<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Gavin Insley, Home Show Chair<br/></span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:gavininsley@hotmail.com">gavininsley@hotmail.com</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>506-648-9299</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong>Atlantic National Home Show<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Brian McKiel, Show Manager<br/></span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:bmckiel@mpltd.ca">bmckiel@mpltd.ca</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">506-658-0018 / 1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:49:18 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/saint-john-y-s-men-new-community-initiative-to-support-ymca-program/ New Brunswick's Largest RV Sale of the Year is Coming... The Moncton RV Show Opens Tomorrow! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-is-coming-the-moncton-rv-show-opens-tomorrow/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – New Brunswick’s largest dedicated RV show returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this Friday, February 20th. The <strong>2015 edition of the Moncton RV Show</strong> features the latest models and styles from 9 reputable dealers including CRC RV, Moncton RV Centre, Pine Acres RV, Bluenose RV, Rae’s Trailers, Sackville RV, L. J. Patterson Sales, Leisure Time Sales, and RV World.</p> <p>The doors open at 10am on Friday… don’t miss out on your chance to check out over 180 units onsite with something to fit every budget and lifestyle! Visitors will find all the latest models and styles – from hard-tops, to hybrids, travel trailers, motorhomes and more. Come shop the show for the biggest selection and the best pricing of the year!</p> <p>Not only will visitors be able to shop for their dream RV, but if they buy a unit at the show, they’ll have a chance to win $10,000 with the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion! (Approximate odds of winning are 1 in 100.)</p> <p>Additionally, visitors can enjoy live music on Saturday with the <strong>Moncton Bluegrass Special</strong>. Taking place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, February 21st, the music festival will feature performances from three fantastic bluegrass bands: <strong>The Douthwrights, Eight Wheel Drive, and The Russell Sawler Band</strong>. Your Moncton RV Show admission gets you into the Moncton Bluegrass Special for free!</p> <p>And, while the parents are shopping for their family’s perfect new RV, the kids can hang out at the <strong>Scouts Canada Kids Corner</strong>. This popular feature will include crafts and Bingo to keep children engaged.</p> <p><strong><br/>Show Information</strong></p> <p>Friday, February 20<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 9pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Saturday, February 21<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 9pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Sunday, February 22<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 5pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year a weekend pass is available for $15 (non-transferrable). Visitors can save $1 off their admission with a printable coupon on the <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/mrv/">show website</a>.</p> <p>For complete details on the show and its exciting features, visit <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/mrv/">www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a>. Also connect with us on <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/mrv/" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/MonctonRVShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:34:19 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-is-coming-the-moncton-rv-show-opens-tomorrow/ Start Your Boating Season Early: The Halifax International Boat Show Opens Tomorrow! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/start-your-boating-season-early-the-halifax-international-boat-show-opens-tomorrow/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The <strong>Halifax International Boat Show</strong> opens tomorrow at Exhibition Park! Check out new and innovative products, see inside a luxury yacht, learn about the Volvo Ocean Race, visit the seminar stage, and write the boating card exam – all right onsite!</p> <p>The 2015 edition of the show features the <strong>largest and most sought-after brands of boats and equipment in Eastern Canada</strong>, including runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, sail boats, sailing dinghies, pontoon boats, bass boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal water craft. The show also offers exhibits of marine equipment, marine engines, diesel, gas, outboard and inboard; marine electronics and accessories; and docks and dock builders.</p> <p>Visitors looking for a new boat or wanting to upgrade the one they have will find all the information they need. Manufacturers and their dealers are offering great show specials and many new products.</p> <p>The<strong> Discover Boating Area </strong>features a collection of organizations passionate about boating, offering invaluable advice on owning and running any boat of choice. There will also be information on marinas and destinations in the region, courses and safety information for both novice and veteran boaters, new activities to try and more.</p> <p>This year’s show once again includes a comprehensive <strong>Seminar Program</strong>, with panel discussions where visitors can hear boating experts inspire, entertain and educate. Seminars will cover a wide variety of subject matter of interest to both new and experienced boaters – including the VOLVO Ocean Race Series. Just as Formula One drives innovation in racing cars, which trickles down to the cars driven by most people, events like the VOLVO Ocean Race drive innovation in design and materials for the boats of the future, both sail and power, the navigation and equipment used aboard, and the gear that boaters wear. <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-international-boat-show-2015/seminars-and-presenters/v">Click here to view the complete seminar schedule</a>.</p> <p>For full details on the show, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-international-boat-show-2015/seminars-and-presenters/v">visit www.HalifaxBoatShow.com</a>, check out the <a href="http://emags.advocateprinting.com/metroguide/halifaxinternationalboatshow2015/index.html" target="_blank">Online Show Guide</a>, and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/HalifaxBoatShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>!</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">HOURS:</span></em><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br/></span></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Thursday, February 19 - </span>12noon - 8:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, February 20 - </span>10:00 am - 9:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, February 21 - </span>9:00am - 6:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, February 22 - </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10:00am - 5:00pm</span></p> <p><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ADMISSION:<br/></span></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adult - </span>$10<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16) - </span>$8<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - </span>FREE<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(2 adults + 2 juniors) - </span>$30<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4-Day Weekend Pass - </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">$20</span></p> <p><em><br/>The Halifax International Boat Show is owned by the Atlantic Marine Trades Association and produced by Master Promotions Ltd.</em></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:59:16 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/start-your-boating-season-early-the-halifax-international-boat-show-opens-tomorrow/ BC's Largest Boating, Fishing, Hunting and Sportsmen's Event to Feature Exciting Seminar Series http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-event-to-feature-exciting-seminar-series/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show </strong>and the <strong>BC Hunting Show </strong>are returning to TRADEX in Abbotsford, March 6th-8th, 2015! This is a one-stop shopping event with hundreds of exhibitors featuring a wide variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting, and outdoor products and services.</p> <p>This year’s show will include more than <strong>275 exhibitors and seminars</strong> with a series of dynamic presentations taking place on three different stages throughout the weekend! Presenters will speak on a range of different topics, drawing from their backgrounds in hunting, fishing and more. <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/stage-schedule/v" target="_blank">The full schedule is available online here</a>.</p> <p>Featured presenters include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Paul Beasley, Co-host of <em>Canada in the Rough</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Phil Rowley, Fly Craft Angling Adventures</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Kevin Henderson, Kayak Fishing Professional</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Todd Oishi, Champion of Canadian Competitive Fly-fishing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mariko Izumi, Host of the World Fishing Network’s<em> Hookin’ Up</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Vic Carrao, STS Guiding Service</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Johnny Mac, Shake, Rattle &amp; Paddle</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Garry Elgear, Riverside Fly &amp; Tackle</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Linda Cline, Someday Retrievers Dog Training Academy</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Chris Speed, Captain, Built for Speed Fishing Charters</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Dean Trumbley, Co-host of Trigger Effect</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rod Toth, Bent Rods Guiding and Tackle Co.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Elaine Ness, African Dreams Hunting and Photo Safaris Inc.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Also at the show, visitors will have a chance to enter to win some exciting door prizes, with a <strong>2015 Sea-Doo Spark 900 2-Up</strong> as the grand prize, courtesy of Greater Vancouver Powersports and BRP. Additional prizes include a fishing prize package for two consisting of two nights’ accommodation at The Stoney Lake Lodge with all meals included; and a Cariboo Truck/Camper Getaway package including a 4-day truck and camper rental, sponsored by RV Rental Association of Canada and presented by Camping &amp; RV in BC. <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/door-prizes/v">For complete details, visit the show website</a>.</p> <p>Visitors are encouraged to avoid the line-ups and buy tickets in advance at <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/tickets/?event=100007">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW HOURS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 6: 12 Noon - 9pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 7: 9am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 8: 10am - 5pm</span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adult - $13<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (60+) - $11<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (6-16) - $11<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass - $32 (2 adults + 2 juniors)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 6 FREE when accompanied by an adult</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>For all the exciting show details, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/">www.BCBoatAndSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</span></p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator or<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a>, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:04:19 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-event-to-feature-exciting-seminar-series/ Forecast for Industry to be Presented at National Heavy Equipment Show Industry Breakfast http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/forecast-for-industry-to-be-presented-at-national-heavy-equipment-show-industry-breakfast/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – The 2015 edition of the National Heavy Equipment Show will include an <strong>Industry Breakfast on Friday, March 6th</strong>, presented by the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors (CAED) and Rock To Road Magazine.</p> <p>Taking place onsite at the International Centre, the Breakfast will feature Keynote Speaker <strong>Bob Collins, Senior Economist with BuildForce Canada</strong> presenting <strong><em>‘2015: A Forecast for the Industry’</em></strong>. These are interesting times for the construction labour market. The industry is undergoing the most dramatic demographic shift in its history with close to a quarter of Canada’s construction and maintenance workforce retiring over the next decade. At the same time the industry is experiencing growth. This keynote will provide the latest 2015-2024 outlook for construction and maintenance; invaluable information for members of the industry.</p> <p><strong>BuildForce Canada</strong> is a national industry-led organization committed to the development of a highly skilled workforce that will support the future needs of Canada’s construction industry. BuildForce works extensively with provincial committees comprised of owners, contractors, labour groups, and governments, to ensure the development of reliable labour demand and supply information that describes current and anticipated market conditions for over 30 construction trades and occupations, by province.</p> <p>The <strong>Rock To Road ‘Top 10 under 40’ </strong>will also be presented during the Industry Breakfast. These awards recognize 10 individuals under the age of 40 who are making their mark in the Canadian aggregates and road construction industry. Coming off the successful recognition of the inaugural Top 20 under 40 in October of 2013, this year’s edition will put the spotlight on 10 more industry professionals who are making a difference as a part of the next generation workforce.</p> <p><strong>INDUSTRY BREAKFAST EVENT DETAILS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">National Heavy Equipment Show – Industry Breakfast<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 7:30am<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">International Centre – Hall 5, Aviation Ballroom ‘B’<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON</span></p> <p>Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $35 + tax, which includes two-day admission to the National Heavy Equipment Show. They can be purchased online at <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/NHESBreakfast/">www.NHES.ca</a>.</p> <p>The National Heavy Equipment Show is held biennially and focuses on construction, road building, land improvement, and infrastructure. It welcomes the leaders of the heavy equipment and construction industries and features cutting-edge equipment and huge displays. The 2015 edition of the show will feature ‘Heavy Education’, a series of four educational and informative seminars presented by Rock To Road, along with many other exciting components including the Gravel Pit, Snow &amp; Ice Removal and Recruiting Here features, the Rental Pavilion, and a focus on Safety Products.</p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/">www.NHES.ca</a> for complete details on the 2015 National Heavy Equipment Show.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:15:44 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/forecast-for-industry-to-be-presented-at-national-heavy-equipment-show-industry-breakfast/ We're Taking the Show to a Whole New Level http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/we-re-taking-the-show-to-a-whole-new-level/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – Master Promotions Ltd., producer of Expo Grands Travaux, has announced new dates for the next edition of this mammoth heavy equipment show, which takes place at the internationally renowned Olympic Stadium in Montreal.</p> <p>The event was initially scheduled for the second quarter of 2015; however, after considerable discussion with several major exhibitors and key industry leaders, the decision has been made to hold Expo Grands Travaux April 22-23 in 2016. This change comes as a result of a number of industry factors indicating that heavy equipment buyers and sellers will be in a better position to support a show of this magnitude at that time.</p> <p>The last edition of the show was a resounding success, with 15,632 qualified buyers in attendance, sold-out floor space, and more than 350 exhibitors reporting strong sales activity. Master Promotions Ltd.’s top priority is to continue to offer an industry event of the highest quality, and the show management team is confident that Expo Grands Travaux will be well positioned for continued success in 2016.</p> <p>Exciting new additions to the event are currently being developed, which will offer visitors a uniquely thrilling experience never before seen at a Canadian indoor event! Not to be missed, this impressive component will take the show to a level all on its own. Details will be announced in the coming weeks.</p> <p>Master Promotions Ltd. would like to thank all involved with the show for their ongoing support, including the following associations who are endorsing the show: l'Association des travaux publics d'amérique (ATPA) – Chapitre du Québec; l'Association des constructeurs de routes et grands travaux du Québec (ACRGTQ); SIMA – the Snow and Ice Management Association; and l’Association des propriétaires de machinerie lourde du Québec (APMLQ).</p> <p>Please stay tuned to the show website for additional show information: <a href="http://www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca">www.ExpoGrandsTravaux.ca</a></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:01:27 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/we-re-taking-the-show-to-a-whole-new-level/ Top Trade Event Benefits From Strong Fishing Industry http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/top-trade-event-benefits-from-strong-fishing-industry/ <p><em>Yarmouth, NS</em> – The Mariners Centre in Yarmouth once again welcomed the <strong>Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition</strong> this past weekend, February 6-7, 2015. Held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia, this is Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show.</p> <p>With exhibitors and attendees from throughout the Maritimes – as well as across the country and even the Eastern United States – the current strength of the industry was apparent. The event welcomed 3,754 qualified buyers, the highest attendance seen in years.</p> <p>“Strong attendance and strong sales have been underlying themes throughout our grouping of fisheries shows – including the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, and Fish Canada Workboat Canada,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “The industry is in an upswing right now. Show visitors were interested and wanting to talk to exhibitors and had money to spend. We’re even hearing reports of boatbuilders having orders through 2019. It’s a great time for the fishing industry!”</p> <p>“This year’s show was once again a huge success for New Way Diesel,” said <strong>Mike Freigy, Branch Manager</strong>. “Events like this are a key part of our business – bringing us face-to-face with new and existing customers and driving our business for the next several months. We also get the opportunity to network with industry-related business. A quality event with all the right ingredients; we’re already looking forward to the 2017 show!”</p> <p>“The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition was great exposure for our business,” said <strong>Bain Blois, president of Blois Fish Processing Automation Ltd.</strong> “We met many of our existing clients, along with some new and potential customers. Having the space to show our equipment in action generated a lot of interest and resulted in some great sales for us. The show was well-run and well-organized and we look forward to the next one!”</p> <p>“We were thrilled with this year’s show,” said <strong>Lloyd d’Eon, General Manager at Vernon d'Eon Fishing Supplies Ltd</strong>. “It was by far the best edition in the last few years; we had strong leads and met some interesting new suppliers.”</p> <p>“As a first time attendee at the Eastern Canada Fisheries Exposition, not only was I surprised by the quality of visitors but also the all-around organization of the event,” said <strong>Jacques Collet, Éclairage CBM Lighting</strong>. “We have taken part in numerous marine-related shows, but this one was by far the most profitable for our dollars invested in this type of event.”</p> <p>"We are now home from the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition," said <strong>John Mills president of Sea Pro Services</strong>. "This edition was the best we have ever attended. Sales were fantastic and the quality of the fishermen was excellent. We also noticed a changing of the guard with sons taking over from the fathers. Great Show!"</p> <p>In addition to an extensive collection of marine and commercial fisheries products and services, the 2015 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition also featured an exciting seminar program as well as the latest group of inductions into the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame.</p> <p>This special recognition was created in 2008 by the Navigator and Master Promotions Ltd. to pay a lasting tribute to individuals who have made valuable contributions in the marine industry. Congratulations to all nominees and the 2015 inductees: <strong>EUGENE O’LEARY </strong>from Upper Whitehead, NS (Mariner category); <strong>ADLAI CUNNINGHAM</strong> from Clark’s Harbour, NS (Processor category); and <strong>STANLEY GREENWOOD</strong> from North East Point, NS (Builder category).</p> <p>Thank you to the presenters who participated in the 2015 seminar series: <strong>Geoff Irvine and the Lobster Council of Canada</strong>; <strong>Ray Belliveau, Owner, Charlesville Fisheries Ltd.</strong>; <strong>Stewart Franck, CRSP, Executive Director, Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia</strong>; and <strong>Captain Pierre Murray, Transportation Safety Board</strong>. The sessions were extremely well-attended and well-received by visitors.</p> <p>The success of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition would not be possible without the ongoing and generous support of the show’s presenting sponsors: TRINAV Group and the Navigator. Show management would also like to thank Marindustrial Inc., Twin Disc, Vernon d’Eon Fishing Supplies Ltd., A.L. LeBlanc Ltd., Novabraid, Yarmouth Forklift, Atlantic Cat, Atlantic Crane &amp; Material Handling, Globalstar, Polysteel Atlantic Ltd., and Mermaid Marine.</p> <p>The next edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition will take place in 2017. Show dates and details will be posted online at <a href="http://www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a> once they have been determined.</p> <p>Planning is also well underway for the next Fish Canada Workboat Canada, taking place January 22-23, 2016 in Moncton, NB. Visit <a href="http://www.FCWC.ca">www.FCWC.ca</a> for all of the exciting details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:21:16 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/top-trade-event-benefits-from-strong-fishing-industry/ The PEI Provincial Home Show - Celebrating Over Thirty Years of Making a House a Home! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-pei-provincial-home-show-celebrating-over-thirty-years-of-making-a-house-a-home/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – <strong>The PEI Provincial Home Show returns to the Eastlink Centre March 6-8, 2015</strong>. It’s a one-stop home and garden solution, and ideally timed to help visitors make informed decisions about their building, remodeling and renovation projects, just as the spring construction season approaches.</p> <p>Whether visitors are battling leaky basements or drafty doorways, planning their ultimate renovation, dreaming of a backyard oasis, or just want to check out what’s new at the show, there will be something for everyone! Each year, the leaders of the homebuilding, renovation and other related industries in Prince Edward Island are showcased.</p> <p>“From designing your new home or redesigning your existing home, to bathrooms and plumbing, flooring, home security, heating and ventilation, pools and spas, and home exteriors and landscaping, this year’s show will offer a wide variety of experts and exhibitors of quality products,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “Not only that, but there will be some great features for families – the 2015 Home Show is not to be missed!”</p> <p>The Dairy Farmers of Canada will be back with their <strong>“All You Need is Cheese” </strong>seminars, happening throughout the three days of the Home Show. Families will want to check out <strong>Scouts PEI at the Kids Corner</strong>, where kids can do crafts, draw, and take part in a scavenger hunt around the show. Visitors will also be able to learn more about the show’s community partners: <strong>Special Olympics PEI</strong> and <strong>PEI Crime Stoppers</strong>.</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 6 <br/>Noon - 9pm</p> <p>Saturday, March 7 <br/>9am - 6pm</p> <p>Sunday, March 8 <br/>10am - 4pm</p> <p><strong>ADMISSION:</strong></p> <p>Adult Day Pass - $6<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (65+) Day Pass - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16) Day Pass - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - FREE when accompanied by an adult</span></p> <p><strong>** FRIDAY SPECIAL: Save $2 on any admission!<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">** SUNDAY SPECIAL: Save $2 with the coupon in Saturday’s edition of The Guardian</span></strong></p> <p>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/pei-provincial-home-show-2015/">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p> </p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:21:43 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-pei-provincial-home-show-celebrating-over-thirty-years-of-making-a-house-a-home/ Canada's Longest-Running Commercial Fishing Show Opens This Friday http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-longest-running-commercial-fishing-show-opens-this-friday/ <p><em>Yarmouth, Nova Scotia</em> – The <strong>Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition</strong> takes place this coming <strong>Friday and Saturday, February 6th and 7th, 2015, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth</strong>. The 2015 edition of this biennial event features an extensive collection of marine and commercial fisheries products and services, along with an exciting seminar program as well as the latest group of inductions into the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame.</p> <p>To pay a lasting tribute to individuals who have made valuable contributions in the marine industry, the Navigator and Master Promotions Ltd. created the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong> in 2008. Awards are given in three categories: <strong>Mariner</strong>, recognizing individuals who work or have worked on the water in any marine industry; <strong>Processor</strong>, recognizing individuals involved in the business of processing, from line workers to company owners; and <strong>Builder</strong>, recognizing those who have made contributions without having directly participated.</p> <p>Congratulations to the 2015 inductees:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>EUGENE O’LEARY from Upper Whitehead, NS (Mariner)<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Mr. O’Leary is an inshore small boat fisherman who has been active in the politics of the commercial fishery since 1989. He has been instrumental in a leadership role at the Guysborough County Inshore Fishermen’s Association and has served on a number of fisheries-related organizations over the years.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>ADLAI CUNNINGHAM from Clark’s Harbour, NS (Processor)<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>During Mr. Cunningham’s early fishing days on both longline vessels and otter trawlers, he started thinking about fish processing and quality. He leased a small plant in 1983 and gradually turned his focus to salt fish processing exclusively. Today, his company is the largest salt fish processor and exporter in Atlantic Canada and Mr. Cunningham serves on many advisory committees and boards.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>STANLEY GREENWOOD from North East Point, NS (Builder)<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Also known as ‘Chainsaw Stan’, Mr. Greenwood (1937-2012) was an integral part of the Nova Scotia boatbuilding industry. Over his lifetime, he built more than 1,000 boats, over 400 of them from wood. He has been called a legend and an innovator, having developed many groundbreaking designs. He was the first to expand the dimensions of a typical Cape Islander boat, creating a new model to be used by other boatbuilders. His generous spirit gave a boost to the Shelburne County economy for many years.</em></span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p>The 2015 seminar program will take place over both days of the show and will have a strong focus on safety, as well as branding and marketing of Canadian lobster. All seminars are free of charge to registered visitors of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition. The complete seminar schedule and additional information about the sessions are <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/seminars/v">available on the show website</a>.</p> <p>Visitors to the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition will be greeted with displays of engines of all types and sizes, boats, safety and lighting equipment, foul weather gear, hydraulics, electronics, ropes, lobster traps, nets, and everything an enterprise owner, captain or deckhand would want to see. There will also be companies offering marine insurance, legal services and the like; and DFO, Canadian Coast Guard and provincial government agencies will be on hand to show visitors the latest items they have available. The show will also offer buyers an assortment of <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/show-specials/v">show specials</a>, as well as an exciting collection of <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/door-prizes/v">door prizes</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>SHOW DETAILS</strong></p> <p>The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mariners Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Yarmouth, Nova Scotia</span></p> <p>Friday, February 6th: 10am – 5pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, February 7th: 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>For all the latest details on this exciting event, please visit: </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a title="smurphy@mpltd.ca" href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a> and </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ECFisheriesExpo" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/ECFisheriesExpo" target="_blank">Twitter</a>… #ECFE</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a title="smurphy@mpltd.ca" href="mailto:">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p> </p> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:33:06 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-longest-running-commercial-fishing-show-opens-this-friday/ New Brunswick's Largest Dedicated RV Show to Feature Latest Models & Styles from Leading Dealers, Best Pricing of the Year http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-dedicated-rv-show-to-feature-latest-models-and-styles-from-leading-dealers-best-pricing-of-the-year/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The <strong>Moncton RV Show</strong> returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex, February 20-22, 2015. This year’s edition will feature something for everyone. Big or small, visitors will find the latest models to fit every budget and lifestyle – from hard-tops to hybrids, travel trailers, motorhomes, and more!</p> <p>The Moncton RV Show is the largest RV sale of the year with all the latest models and styles from nine of the major Maritimes dealers in attendance, including CRC RV, Moncton RV Centre, Pine Acres RV, Bluenose RV, Rae’s Trailers, Sackville RV, L. J. Patterson Sales, Leisure Time Sales, and RV World.</p> <p>“There will be over 180 units at this quintessential one-stop-shop for RVers,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “This is where consumers come to make informed decisions on purchasing a new RV, along with RV accessories, parts, services and support. Visitors will find all the dealers in one place, at one time.”</p> <p><strong><br/>Show Features</strong></p> <p>Back for 2015 is the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion. Visitors who purchase an RV at the show will have approximately a 1 in 100 chance to win $10,000! In 2014 the winners were Luc &amp; Suzanne LeBlanc of Hardwicke, NB, who purchased a Koala travel trailer from Rae’s Trailer &amp; Sports Centre.</p> <p>Also back for this year’s show is the <strong>Moncton Bluegrass Special</strong>. On Saturday, February 21st, the <strong>Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society</strong> will present a series of performances by three fantastic bluegrass bands: <strong>The Douthwrights</strong>, <strong>Eight Wheel Drive</strong>, and <strong>The Russell Sawler Band</strong>. Your Moncton RV Show admission gets you into the Moncton Bluegrass Special for free!</p> <p><strong><br/>Show Information</strong></p> <p>Friday, February 20<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 9pm</span></p> <p>Saturday, February 21<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 9pm</span></p> <p>Sunday, February 22<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 5pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year a weekend pass is available for $15 (non-transferrable).</p> <p>For complete details, please visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/moncton-rv-show-2015/">WWW.MONCTONRVSHOW.CA</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:29:50 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-brunswick-s-largest-dedicated-rv-show-to-feature-latest-models-and-styles-from-leading-dealers-best-pricing-of-the-year/ Robust Sales, Steady Traffic at 2015 Halifax RV Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/robust-sales-steady-traffic-at-2015-halifax-rv-show/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Atlantic Canada’s largest dedicated RV show returned to Exhibition Park last Thursday through Sunday. With attendance up 3%, reports of strong sales from exhibitors with <strong>114 units sold</strong>, and the always popular Halifax Bluegrass Special, the 2015 edition of the <strong>Halifax RV Show </strong>was an undisputed success.</p> <p>“Saturday was AWESOME! Great traffic and we were able to provide a great deal of information to our visitors,” said <strong>Amy Perks with RV Insure</strong>. “The staff was great, anything we needed they assisted with! I always enjoy the Master Promotions shows; a lot of work and effort go into them and they run smoothly.”</p> <p>“Bluenose RV Centre was very pleased with the Halifax RV Show!” said <strong>Mike Porter with Bluenose RV Centre</strong>. “We always like to bring a “have a good time” element to the show, and this year’s Price Is Right theme was a big hit with the show coming to town in March. A few customers even won tickets on our prize wheel!”</p> <p>“Sales were very strong for our dealership,” added Porter. “Customers are wanting to take advantage of low interest rates and great sale pricing. With the lower cost of gasoline keeping extra money in their pockets, customers are planning to travel this year, and RVing remains an excellent and affordable family pastime.”</p> <p><strong>Bluenose RV</strong> was recognized for Best Dealer Booth Display at this year’s show, with their Price Is Right-themed display.</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2015/_resampled/resizedimage400225-Bluenose-RV-Price-is-Right-3.jpg" width="400" height="225" alt="" title=""/></p> <p>The winner of the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion was <strong>Lloyd Fisher</strong> of Harrietsfield, NS. Lloyd purchased a 23ft Dutchmen Aspen Trail from Adventure Sports RV and walked away with a cheque for $10,000! Congratulations from management and staff of the Halifax RV Show!</p> <p>Congratulations also go to the winners of the show’s door prize packages, with prizes from Jerry’s RV, Fraserway RV, Adventure Sports, Stone’s RV, Pine Acres RV, Spry Bay Campground, and Camper’s City (Killam): <strong>Sean Turner</strong>, <strong>Sharon Crotty</strong>, and <strong>Tammy Young</strong>. Additionally, <strong>Cavell Hudson</strong> was the winner of the show’s Facebook photo contest. Cavell’s winning photograph is below.</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2015/_resampled/resizedimage400213-HRV-Photo-Contest-Winner.jpg" width="400" height="213" alt="" title=""/></p> <p>Thanks to everyone who stopped by the show and happy trails to those who purchased RVs!</p> <p>Next up, make plans to attend the <strong>Moncton RV Show</strong>, to be held February 20-22, 2015 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex in Moncton, New Brunswick. For more information on this event, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/moncton-rv-show-2015/">www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a> and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MonctonRVShow" target="_blank">Facebook </a>and <a href="https://twitter.com/MonctonRVShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:52:22 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/robust-sales-steady-traffic-at-2015-halifax-rv-show/ Canada’s Largest Heavy Equipment Show To Include ‘Top 10 Under 40’ Recognition and ‘Heavy Education’ Seminar Series http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show-to-include-top-10-under-40-recognition-and-heavy-education-seminar-series/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – The <strong>National Heavy Equipment Show</strong> returns March 5-6, 2015 to the International Centre in Mississauga. This key industry event welcomes the leaders of the construction, road building, land improvement, and infrastructure industries.</p> <p>As part of the 2015 edition of the show, Rock To Road magazine will recognize 10 outstanding individuals under the age of 40 from throughout Canada's aggregates and roadbuilding industry. The <strong>Rock To Road ‘Top 10 Under 40’</strong> recognizes the achievements of the newest generation of industry workers. Nominees demonstrate a strong work ethic, show leadership and initiative, seek new opportunities for training and education, and are involved in industry associations. This is a celebration of the future of the aggregates and roadbuilding industry in Canada.</p> <p>This year’s show will also feature <strong>‘Heavy Education’</strong> – a series of four educational and informative seminars presented by Rock To Road. Topics will cover practical information to save contractors money in the workplace, including preventative maintenance for OEMs; the value of buying, renting, leasing and financing major equipment purchases; and best practices for financial planning in the construction industry.</p> <p><strong>‘Heavy Education’ Seminar Series:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>All seminars will be held on Thursday, March 5th in Hall 5 at the International Centre during the show.</em></span></p> <p><strong>9:30-10:15am - Inside Maintenance<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Learn best practices for keeping heavy equipment running effectively, and efficiently, no matter the working conditions, temperature, or operator.</span></p> <p><strong>10:45-11:30am - Outside Maintenance<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Keeping the exterior components of the machine safe and clean can help improve the efficiency of the job site.</span></p> <p><strong>1:30-2:15pm - Owning the Machine<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Our expert discusses the values of purchasing, renting and leasing machinery for different construction operations.</span></p> <p><strong>2:45-3:30pm - Purchasing Power<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">We discuss the options for financing your equipment, and the institutions that can provide the smartest financing options.</span></p> <p><strong>All sessions are free of charge for registered visitors of the National Heavy Equipment Show.<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Those who have not yet registered for the show can save 50% by pre-registering online at <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/NHES2015/">www.NHES.ca</a> by February 20th.</span></p> <p>As seating for the ‘Heavy Education’ seminar sessions is limited, attendees are invited to sign-up in advance to reserve their space. Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/seminars/v">www.NHES.ca</a> for more information on how to quickly and easily register with Rock To Road for one or more of the above seminar sessions.</p> <p>The ‘Heavy Education’ feature is only one of the many exciting show components that will be part of the 2015 edition of the National Heavy Equipment Show. Other attractions include: The <strong>Gravel Pit</strong>, <strong>Snow &amp; Ice Removal </strong>and <strong>Recruiting Here</strong> features, the <strong>Rental Pavilion</strong>, a focus on <strong>Safety Products</strong>, as well as many <strong>Show Specials</strong> being offered by exhibitors… visit the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/show-specials/v">show website for full details</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>SHOW HOURS</strong></p> <p>Thursday, March 5, 2015<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00am - 6:00pm</span></p> <p>Friday, March 6, 2015<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9:00am - 5:00pm</span></p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/">www.NHES.ca</a> for complete details on the 2015 National Heavy Equipment Show.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:31:17 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show-to-include-top-10-under-40-recognition-and-heavy-education-seminar-series/ Canada's Longest-Running, Most Successful Commercial Fishing Show to Include Educational Seminar Series http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-longest-running-most-successful-commercial-fishing-show-to-include-educational-seminar-series/ <p><em>Yarmouth, Nova Scotia </em>– The <strong>Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition</strong> returns February 6th and 7th, 2015. Held every two years at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, this event brings together members of the industry from across the region and features a comprehensive collection of marine and commercial fisheries products and services.</p> <p>The 2015 edition of the show will feature an exciting seminar program, focusing on safer work practices as well as branding and marketing of Canadian lobster. All seminars are free of charge to registered visitors of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition. The seminar schedule is as follows:</p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><strong style="line-height: 14px;">Friday, February 6th</strong></td> <td> </td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:30am</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">“Marketing Canadian Lobster to the World”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Geoff Irvine, Lobster Council of Canada</span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">2:00pm</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">“Crew Member Lost Overboard! : Fishing Vessel Silver Angel”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Ray Belliveau, Owner, Charlesville Fisheries Ltd.</span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Saturday, February 7th</strong></span></td> <td> </td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">10:30am</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">“Canadian Lobster – Building and Maintaining our National Brand”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Geoff Irvine, Lobster Council of Canada</span></td> </tr><tr><td><span style="line-height: 14px;">2:00pm</span></td> <td><span style="line-height: 14px;">“Making Safety the New Tradition in a Traditional Industry”<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Stewart Franck, Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia<br/></span><span style="line-height: 14px;">Captain Pierre Murray, Transportation Safety Board</span></td> </tr></tbody></table><p> </p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Seminar Descriptions:</strong></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Marketing Canadian Lobster to the World<br/></em></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The presentation will outline the recently completed generic marketing strategy for Canadian lobster. It will provide information about target markets, objectives and tactics focused on trade and consumer audiences. Questions about evaluating effectiveness and metrics will be answered. The presentation will answer the key industry question regarding how levy monies will be invested and how they have impacted ROI in other food sectors.</span></p> <p><em>Crew Member Lost Overboard! - FV Silver Angel<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A creative sentencing presentation about; Taking Responsibility, Implementing Safer Work Practices, Preventing Future Tragedies. On May 3rd, 2011, Ray Belliveau, owner of Charlesville Fisheries, arrived at office at 7:30 am as usual and noticed that the Silver Angel was not tied up to the wharf as expected. This presentation is regarding the loss overboard of fisherman Douglas “Ward” Wickens, and will discuss what happened on that day and the effect of tragedy upon the company, crew, community and family. Also discussed will be the impact on the employer; what lessons were learned, and the steps taken to prevent further loss of life.</span></p> <p><em>Canadian Lobster – Building and Maintaining our National Brand<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The presentation will talk about the evolution of the Canadian lobster brand, the various levels of brands in the lobster sector, the importance of developing a cohesive and comprehensive brand program and story for Canadian lobster and how the entire value chain must support and work together to commit to our collective brand promise.</span></p> <p><em>Making Safety the New Tradition in a Traditional Industry<br/></em><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Some workplaces and entire industries are known for a history of tragedy, loss of life, acceptance of risk and staunch tradition. It can be a considerable challenge to begin instilling a vision of a culture focused on awareness and prevention. This session will look at initiatives and strategies to tackle safety, primarily in fish harvesting. The experience will be of interest to anyone who has had to command a slow boat of change against tides of resistance.<br/><br/></span></p> <p>In addition to the seminar program, the 2015 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition will also host the next group of inductions into the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong>. This special recognition was created by the Navigator and Master Promotions Ltd. in 2008 to recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to the industry. The show will also offer buyers an assortment of exclusive <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/show-specials/v">show specials</a>, as well as an exciting collection of <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/door-prizes/v">door prizes</a>.</p> <p>Show visitors will be greeted with displays of engines of all types and sizes, boats, safety and lighting equipment, foul weather gear, hydraulics, electronics, ropes, lobster traps, nets, and everything an enterprise owner, captain or deckhand would want to see. There will also be companies offering marine insurance, legal services and the like; and DFO, Canadian Coast Guard and provincial government agencies will be on hand to show visitors the latest items they have available.</p> <p>For all the latest details on this exciting event, please visit the show website: <span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a>, check out the <a href="http://fliphtml5.com/ubtb/mgaf">digital show guide</a>, and connect with the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ECFisheriesExpo">Facebook </a>and <a href="https://twitter.com/ECFisheriesExpo">Twitter</a>.</span></p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 08:58:46 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-longest-running-most-successful-commercial-fishing-show-to-include-educational-seminar-series/ Chart a Course for the Halifax International Boat Show: February 19-22, 2015 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/chart-a-course-for-the-halifax-international-boat-show-february-19-22-2015/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Start your boating season early this year with the <strong>Halifax International Boat Show</strong>, returning to the Halifax Exhibition Centre February 19-22, 2015!</p> <p>Featuring the largest and most sought-after brands of boats and boating equipment in Eastern Canada, the Halifax International Boat Show includes boats ranging in size from 6' to over 40'. Visitors will see runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, sail boats, sailing dinghies, pontoon boats, bass boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal water craft. The show also offers exhibits of marine equipment, marine engines, diesel, gas, outboard and inboard, of marine electronics and accessories, of docks and dock builders.</p> <p>The boating industry continues to be a significant part of the Canadian economy. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, new boat and engine sales generated $2 billion in 2013. The association estimates that more than 15 million adults (almost half the population of Canada) went boating last year.</p> <p>“It’s a great time to buy a boat,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “Dealers at manufacturers from all over the Maritimes will be offering great show specials, and visitors come to the show prepared to shop.”</p> <p>“Boating in our Atlantic Canada region was great this season, and maybe some folks have a good case of 'foot-itis',” said <strong>Patricia Nelder with the Atlantic Marine Trades Association</strong>. “If you are thinking of a bigger boat for 2015, or about great new innovative equipment, then the Halifax International Boat Show is the place to come!”</p> <p>This year’s show will once again include a comprehensive <em>seminar program</em>. Complete details will be available on the show website in early February.</p> <p><strong>Show Information:</strong></p> <p><em>HOURS:</em></p> <p>Thursday, February 19: 12noon - 8:00pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, February 20: </span>10:00 am - 9:00pm<span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, February 21: </span>9:00am - 6:00pm<span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, February 22: </span>10:00am - 5:00pm</p> <p><em>ADMISSION:</em></p> <p>Adult: $10<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16): </span>$8<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10: FREE<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(2 adults + 2 juniors): $30<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4-Day Weekend Pass: $20</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Don’t be left on the dock; make plans to attend the 2015 Halifax International Boat Show! For complete show information, please visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-international-boat-show-2015/">www.HalifaxBoatShow.com</a>, and connect with us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxInternationalBoatShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/HalifaxBoatShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><em>The Halifax International Boat Show is owned by the Atlantic Marine Trades Association and produced by Master Promotions Ltd.</em></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:27:57 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/chart-a-course-for-the-halifax-international-boat-show-february-19-22-2015/ The Largest RV Sale of the Year is Coming... The Halifax RV Show Opens Tomorrow! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-is-coming-the-halifax-rv-show-opens-tomorrow/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Atlantic Canada’s largest dedicated RV show returns to Exhibition Park this Thursday, January 22nd. The <strong>2015 edition of the Halifax RV Show</strong> features the latest models and styles from 10 reputable dealers including Fraserway RV, CRC RV, Moncton RV Centre, Pine Acres RV, Bluenose RV, Stone’s RV, Parson’s Motors, Jerry’s RV, Adventure Sports, and Adventure Motors.</p> <p>The doors open at 12 noon tomorrow… don’t miss out on your chance to check out over 70 different lines with close to 200 units onsite! There will be something to fit every budget and lifestyle – from hard-tops, to hybrids, travel trailers, motorhomes and more. Come shop the show for the biggest selection and the best pricing of the year!</p> <p>Not only will visitors be able to shop for their dream RV, but if they buy a unit at the show, they’ll have a chance to win $10,000 with the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion! (Note: approximate odds of winning are 1 in 100.)</p> <p>Additionally, visitors can enjoy live music on Saturday with the <strong>Halifax Bluegrass Special</strong>. Taking place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, January 24th, the music festival will feature performances from three fantastic bluegrass bands: <strong>Shadow River, Highway Train, and Bluegrass Tradition.</strong></p> <p>And, while the parents are shopping for their family’s perfect new RV, the kids can hang out at the <strong>Scouts Canada Kids Corner</strong>. This popular feature will include crafts and Bingo to keep children engaged.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p>Thursday, January 22 - Noon – 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, January 23 - </span>10am – 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, January 24 - </span>9am – 6pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, January 25 - </span>10am – 5pm</p> <p><strong>Admission:</strong></p> <p>Adult - $10<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (65+) - $8<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16) - $8<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass - $25 (2 adults + 2 juniors)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">4-Day Pass $15 (non-transferrable)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 FREE when accompanied by an adult</span></p> <p>For complete details on the show and everything that will be happening over the weekend, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-rv-show-2015/">www.HalifaxRVShow.ca</a>. Also connect with us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:02:36 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-is-coming-the-halifax-rv-show-opens-tomorrow/ Major Event Coming To Moncton This June http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-event-coming-to-moncton-this-june/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – This June will see thousands of visitors flock to the Moncton area for the return of the <strong>Atlantic Truck Show</strong>, providing a significant economic boost to local hotels, restaurants, and other establishments that cater to visitors. Taking place at the Moncton Coliseum Complex <strong>June 5-6, 2015</strong>, this is Atlantic Canada’s largest and most-inclusive trucking show, and the <strong>only national truck show east of Montreal</strong>.</p> <p>More than <strong>12,000 buyers</strong> attended the 2013 edition of this event, and with <a href="http://www.olfleetservices.ca/2015/01/wards-reports-strong-year-for-canadian.html" target="_blank">industry reports</a> pointing to a healthy market for sales of medium and heavy trucks, show organizers are anticipating a sold out show, along with a robust audience for 2015.</p> <p>“We’re seeing strong sales to date, bolstered by the massive success of the 2013 show,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “This edition is sure to be another sold-out event, with hundreds of exhibitors from across Canada.”</p> <p>The Atlantic Truck Show includes both indoor and outdoor displays featuring trucks, trailers, engine components, and parts manufacturers, as well as services catering to the heavy and medium duty truck industry. It is THE event where members of the industry meet to find new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment.</p> <p>Fleet managers, truck buyers, and distributors will be in attendance to talk to sales and technical staff face-to-face, and key industry decision makers will be sourcing their next trucking and logistics purchases. This is an exceptional business opportunity for exhibitors looking to generate new leads, build relationships with existing customers and most importantly, increase their sales.</p> <p>For complete details on the 2015 Atlantic Truck Show, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-truck-show-2015/">www.AtlanticTruckShow.com</a></p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:41:20 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-event-coming-to-moncton-this-june/ Canada North Resources Expo Builds on Success of Last Edition – Currently 80% Sold http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-north-resources-expo-builds-on-success-of-last-edition-currently-80-sold/ <p><em>Prince George, BC</em> – The Canada North Resources Expo (CNRE) show team is excited to announce that they are quickly closing in on another sold out event. To date, the bulk space outside is <strong>80% sold</strong> with the indoor space not far behind.</p> <p>“The strong sales we’re seeing are certainly due to the huge success of the 2013 event,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Two years ago, we had more than 8,300 visitors, and exhibitors are keen to connect with a qualified audience of this nature again.”</p> <p>CNRE launched to huge accolades in 2013 and has become a must-attend event for industry representatives including forestry, heavy equipment, mining, independent power producers, biomass, resource industry professionals, transportation, suppliers and service providers, and training and employment services. It is presented in partnership with the <strong>Resources Expo Society</strong>.</p> <p>The 2015 edition will feature all the equipment needed to get the jobs done; from forestry, to heavy construction, and project infrastructure, this show will take over the CN Centre with <strong>over four acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits</strong>.</p> <p>For more information on <strong>Canada North Resources Expo</strong>: find us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CanadaNorthResourcesExpo" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadaNorthExpo" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, and visit us online at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/">www.CNRE.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:30:38 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-north-resources-expo-builds-on-success-of-last-edition-currently-80-sold/ Make Plans to Shop the Largest RV Sale of the Year, Featuring 10 Major Dealers Onsite http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/make-plans-to-shop-the-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-featuring-10-major-dealers-onsite/ <p style="text-align: left;"><em>Halifax, NS</em> – The largest RV sale of the year is less than 10 days away! The Halifax RV Show features the latest models and styles from 10 major dealers onsite:</p> <table style="width: 50%; text-align: left;" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fraserway RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">CRC RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton RV Centre</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Pine Acres RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bluenose RV </span></li> </ul></td> <td> <ul><li>Stone’s RV</li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Parson’s Motors</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Jerry’s RV</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adventure Sports</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adventure Motors</span></li> </ul></td> </tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align: left;"><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2015/_resampled/resizedimage450162-Halifax-RV-Bar.jpg" width="450" height="162" alt="" title=""/></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Come shop the show for the biggest selection and the best pricing of the year! There are more than 40 booths of RV-related products and services including campgrounds and destinations. Plus, nearly 200 new RVs onsite from reputable members of the Atlantic RV Dealers Association so you know who you are buying from! And, if you buy an RV at the show, you’ll have approximately a 1 in 100 chance of winning $10,000 with our <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion!</span></p> <p style="text-align: left;">On Saturday, January 24th, the Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society presents the<strong> Halifax Bluegrass Special</strong>. Taking place from 11am to 5pm, the music festival will feature performances from three fantastic bluegrass bands, and your Halifax RV Show admission gets you in for free!</p> <table style="width: 90%; text-align: left;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2015/_resampled/resizedimage187125-Shadow-River.jpg" width="187" height="125" alt="" title=""/></td> <td><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2015/_resampled/resizedimage166125-Highway-Train.jpg" width="166" height="125" alt="" title=""/></td> <td><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2015/_resampled/resizedimage191125-Bluegrass-Traidtion.jpg" width="191" height="125" alt="" title=""/></td> </tr><tr><td style="text-align: center;">Shadow River</td> <td style="text-align: center;">Highway Train</td> <td style="text-align: center;">Bluegrass Tradition</td> </tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align: left;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>The schedule for the Halifax Bluegrass Special is as follows. All performances take place on Saturday, January 24th.</span></p> <table style="width: 50%; text-align: left;" border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <p>11am </p> <p>11:50am </p> <p>12:40pm </p> <p>1:20pm </p> <p>2:40pm </p> <p>3:30pm </p> <p>4:20pm </p> </td> <td> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;">Shadow River</span></p> <p>Highway Train</p> <p>Bluegrass Tradition</p> <p>Intermission</p> <p>Shadow River</p> <p>Highway Train</p> <p>Bluegrass Tradition</p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p style="text-align: left;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Also back for this year’s show is the<strong> Kids Corner, presented by Scouts Canada</strong>. This popular feature will include crafts and Bingo to keep children engaged while their parents go in search of the family’s perfect new RV.</span></p> <p style="text-align: left;">For more information, including show times, admission prices, show specials and door prizes please visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-rv-show-2015/">WWW.HALIFAXRVSHOW.CA</a>. You can also find the show on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;">Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:25:16 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/make-plans-to-shop-the-largest-rv-sale-of-the-year-featuring-10-major-dealers-onsite/ First Time in the West! Announcing Western Canada's New Secondary Woodworking Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/first-time-in-the-west-announcing-western-canada-s-new-secondary-woodworking-show/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Canada’s booming western markets will play host to a brand new woodworking machinery and supply show geared to secondary woodworkers in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.</p> <p><strong>Canada Woodworking West will take place at TRADEX in Abbotsford, October 7-8, 2015.</strong> This new show – the first of its kind for western Canada – follows the success of Canada Woodworking East, which took place in Montreal in September 2014.</p> <p>“This event is for western Canada’s commercial and residential cabinet manufacturers and installers, commercial and home furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, millworkers, molding, door and stair manufacturers and the list goes on,” explained <strong>Show Manager Mike Neeb</strong>. “Exhibitors at this event will have the machinery, hardware and accessories needed to transform wood into these much sought after products.”</p> <p>Presented by Master Promotions Ltd., this event is expected to attract some 200 exhibiting companies along with thousands of trade show visitors. Over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space is available, and major machinery distributors have already jumped onboard and started their booking process.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking West will include forward-thinking educational seminars, an expansive exhibit floor, and limitless opportunities for networking with industry peers. It is the latest in a lineup of successful woodworking and heavy equipment shows being produced by Master Promotions, including Canada Woodworking East, InterSaw, BiomassExpo, Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, Demo International, Canada North Resources Expo, and TRUXPO.</p> <p>With endorsements from regional industry leaders – UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, FPInnovations, The Wood Manufacturing Council and AWMAC British Columbia – this is sure to be a must-attend event for secondary woodworkers in Western Canada.</p> <p>Complete details are available on the show website: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-west-2015/">www.CanadaWoodworkingWest.ca</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:49:50 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/first-time-in-the-west-announcing-western-canada-s-new-secondary-woodworking-show/ BC's Largest Boating, Fishing, Hunting and Sportsmen's Show Returns to TRADEX for 2015 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show-returns-to-tradex-for-2015/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Don’t miss your shot to check out BC’s largest boating, fishing, hunting and sportsmen’s show! Mark your calendar for the 24th annual <strong>BC Boat &amp; Sportmen’s Show</strong> and the 12th annual <strong>BC Hunting Show</strong>, which return to TRADEX in Abbotsford, March 6-8, 2015.</p> <p>“2015 is going to be a great year for these shows,” said <strong>Les Trendall, Show Manager</strong>. “Visitors will be able to find out what’s new in the boating, hunting, fishing and recreational world at this one-stop shopping event! We’re also thrilled to be offering a series of engaging speakers and seminars, including Paul Beasley, one of the co-hosts of Canada’s most-watched hunting series, Canada in the Rough.”</p> <p>Hundreds of exhibitors will fill TRADEX with a wide variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting, and outdoor products and services. Visitors will find fishing retailers and manufacturers, boats of all sizes, camping gear, ATVs and accessories, hunting gear and equipment, camo clothing, retailers, outfitters and so much more.</p> <p>For the 2015 edition, we’ll be welcoming many special guests, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Kevin Henderson, Kayak Fishing Professional</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Phil Rowley, Fly Craft Angling Adventures</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Paul Beasley, Co-Host of Canada in the Rough</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>Again this year, hunters are invited to bring in their heads, horns, and antlers to be professionally scored. There are also many door prizes to be won, including a <strong>2015 Sea-doo Spark</strong>, generously provided by <strong>Greater Vancouver Powersports &amp; BRP</strong>; plus a <strong>fishing weekend at Stoney Lake Lodge on Douglas Lake Ranch</strong>.</p> <p>Visitors are encouraged to avoid the line-ups and buy tickets in advance on the show website, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/">www.BCBoatAndSportsmensShow.ca</a>. This is two great shows for the price of one – an unbelievable value! Plus, for a limited time, take advantage of <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/tickets/?event=100007">special holiday pricing</a>: 2 tickets for $20 (a savings of $6).</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, March 6th<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">12 Noon - 9pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 7th<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9am - 6pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 8th<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am - 5pm</span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>ADMISSION:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adult - $13</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (60+) - $11</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (6-16) - $11</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass - $32 (2 adults + 2 juniors)</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 6 FREE when accompanied by an adult</span></li> </ul><p><strong>** Until December 24th, visitors can get 2 tickets for $20 with our holiday special! <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/tickets/?event=100007">Click for details</a> **</strong></p> <p><br/>For all the exciting show information, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2015/">www.BCBoatAndSportsmensShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator or<br/><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;">, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:37:08 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show-returns-to-tradex-for-2015/ Collaboration is Key to Success for 2015 Edition of Canada North Resources Expo http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/collaboration-is-key-to-success-for-2015-edition-of-canada-north-resources-expo/ <p><em>Prince George, BC</em> – All the equipment needed to get the jobs done will be on display for the return of <strong>Canada North Resources Expo </strong>(CNRE), May 29th and 30th, 2015. From forestry, to heavy construction, and project infrastructure, this show will take over the CN Centre with four acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits.</p> <p>CNRE launched to huge accolades in 2013, and the resounding success of that show is carrying over to the 2015 edition. With booth space already <strong>70% sold out</strong>, exhibitors are eager to get their products in front of a qualified audience – like the more than 8,300 visitors who came to the show two years ago.</p> <p>Master Promotions Ltd. acquired this show in 2012, and since then has worked closely with its West coast partners to ensure it remains a must-attend event for industry representatives, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Forestry – harvesting, woodlots, community forests, silviculture, pulp and chips</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Heavy Equipment – excavation, grading, crushing and screening, road building, land clearing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mining – exploration, construction</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Independent Power Producers – run of the river, wind farms, solar</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Biomass Industry – wood pellets, power co-generation, bio-fuels</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Resource Industry Professionals – engineers, foresters, planners, GIS technology, project managers, consultants, technicians</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Transportation Industry – air, rail, land, sea</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Suppliers and Service Providers – equipment, manufacturing, machining, camps, caterers</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Training and Employment Services – career planners, assessors, training schools, post-secondary institutions, HR managers</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>The Canada North Resources Expo is supported by the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Resources Expo Society</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">, the organization that formerly ran the show on a volunteer basis. Representatives from the Society’s board sit on the show’s steering committee, and are joined by local organizations including the BC Forest Safety Council, Scotiabank, Leavitt Machinery, Initiatives Prince George, Inland Kenworth – Parker Pacific, Wajax Industries, and the Logging &amp; Sawmill Journal. Representatives from these organizations come together to provide input to Master Promotions Ltd. to help ensure that the Expo is relevant to the various resource sectors.</span></p> <p>The show also partners with local schools and community groups; in 2013, Prince George Big Brothers &amp; Big Sisters held a pancake breakfast at the show, with all proceeds going directly back to help fund their initiatives. Members from a local high school football team – the Eagles Juvenile Football Team – assisted onsite with clean-up and logistics and were presented with a donation for their efforts. Similar partnerships are planned for the 2015 edition.</p> <p>Master Promotions Ltd. is committed to supporting the resource community by channeling some of the show profits back into the Resources Expo Society. This funding is used locally for resource education and promotion. The economic impact to the Prince George area is significant, with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors, as well as committee members and support staff booking hotel rooms, renting cars, eating in restaurants, and frequenting other local businesses.</p> <p>CNRE is just one of several West coast shows that Master Promotions Ltd. produces. With the support of its Abbotsford, BC-based employees, the company produces the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show annually, as well as TRUXPO and the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, which are held biennially.</p> <p>For more information on <strong>Canada North Resources Expo</strong>: find us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CanadaNorthResourcesExpo" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, follow us on <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadaNorthExpo" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, and visit us online at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-north-resources-expo-2015/">www.CNRE.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:11:47 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/collaboration-is-key-to-success-for-2015-edition-of-canada-north-resources-expo/ Canada’s Largest Heavy Equipment Show To Offer Education Seminars + More Exciting Features http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show-to-offer-education-seminars-more-exciting-features/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – Canada’s largest heavy equipment show barrels back into Ontario<strong> March 5th and 6th, 2015</strong>. The <strong>National Heavy Equipment Show</strong> will take over the International Centre in Mississauga, ON, showcasing cutting-edge products, big machine displays, and demos from the leaders of the heavy equipment and construction industries.</p> <p>As part of the 2015 edition of this mammoth biennial event, Rock To Road magazine will be hosting four education seminars. Topics will cover practical information to save contractors money in the workplace, including preventative maintenance for OEMs; the value of buying, renting, leasing and financing major equipment purchases; and best practices for financial planning in the construction industry.</p> <p>In addition to the educational component, 2015 show features will include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The<strong> Gravel Pit</strong>, treating visitors to a huge display of aggregate machinery, including equipment like crushers, conveyors, scales, recyclers, front end loaders, hammers, drives/motors, and more.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rock To Road magazine recognizing 10 outstanding individuals under the age of 40 from throughout Canada's aggregates and roadbuilding industry, as they present the <strong>‘Top 10 under 40’</strong>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>snow and ice removal</strong> area showcasing the products, services, equipment and technology used in snow and ice removal, and winter operations – big business when it comes to life in Canada.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Rental Pavilion</strong>, which will include the latest equipment, tools, and products for sale or rent to the contractors and road building professionals who faithfully attend this event every two years.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>‘Recruiting Here’ </strong>feature, allowing exhibitors looking to grow their ranks and hire new employees to hunt for new talent onsite. Visitors are encouraged to come with resumes in-hand.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A focus on<strong> employee safety and worksite security</strong> throughout the show, encouraging attendees to get up to speed on important industry challenges, such as roadside safety for workers.</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p>Visitors are invited to <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/NHES2015/">register online now</a> to save 50% on admission and fast-track their entrance to the show.</p> <h4 style="text-align: center;">Visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/">www.NHES.ca</a> for complete details on the 2015 National Heavy Equipment Show</h4> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p> </p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:15:22 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-heavy-equipment-show-to-offer-education-seminars-more-exciting-features/ Atlantic Canada's Largest Dedicated RV Show to Offer Models for Every Budget and Lifestyle http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/atlantic-canada-s-largest-dedicated-rv-show-to-offer-models-for-every-budget-and-lifestyle/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Hard-tops, hybrids, travel trailers, motorhomes, and more will be featured at the 2015 edition of Atlantic Canada’s largest dedicated RV show, returning to Exhibition Park, January 22-25, 2015.</p> <p>The Halifax RV Show is the largest RV sale of the year with all the latest models and styles from 10 major dealers from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, including Fraserway RV, CRC RV, Moncton RV Centre, Pine Acres RV, Bluenose RV, Stone’s RV, Parson’s Motors, Jerry’s RV, Adventure Sports, and Adventure Motors..</p> <p>“Exhibition Park will be packed with more than 70 lines represented and nearly 200 units onsite,” said <strong>Scott Sprague, Show Manager</strong>. “Visitors will also be able to purchase the products and accessories needed to perfect the RV lifestyle and get information on the region’s top campgrounds and vacation destinations.”</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>SHOW FEATURES</strong></p> <p>Back for 2015 is the <strong>TEN GRAND IN YOUR HAND</strong> promotion. Visitors who purchase an RV at the show will have approximately a 1 in 100 chance to win $10,000! In 2014 the winners were Thomas and Marilyn Muise of Halifax, who purchased a Keystone Retreat travel trailer from Stone’s RV.</p> <p>Also back for this year’s show is the <strong>Halifax Bluegrass Special</strong>. On Saturday, January 24th, the <strong>Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society</strong> will present a series of performances by three fantastic bluegrass bands: <strong>Bluegrass Tradition</strong>, <strong>Shadow River</strong>, and <strong>Highway Train</strong>. Your Halifax RV Show admission gets you into the Halifax Bluegrass Special for free!</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS &amp; ADMISSION</strong></p> <p>Thursday, January 22<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Noon – 9pm</span></p> <p>Friday, January 23<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 9pm</span></p> <p>Saturday, January 24<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">9am – 6pm</span></p> <p>Sunday, January 25<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 5pm</span></p> <p>Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and juniors (10-16), and children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. A family pass (2 adults and 2 juniors) is $25; and this year a 4-day pass is available for $15 (non-transferrable).</p> <p>For complete details, please find us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/HalifaxRVShow" target="_blank">Twitter</a> and visit the show website at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/halifax-rv-show-2015/">WWW.HALIFAXRVSHOW.CA</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p> </p> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:49:05 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/atlantic-canada-s-largest-dedicated-rv-show-to-offer-models-for-every-budget-and-lifestyle/ Commercial Marine Event Marked By Diverse Exhibitors, Innovative Products and Strong Sales http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/commercial-marine-event-marked-by-diverse-exhibitors-innovative-products-and-strong-sales/ <p><em>St. John’s, NL</em> – Oil and gas, fish processors, commercial fisheries, and aquaculture were just some of the industries represented at the 2014 edition of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, held this past weekend, November 28th &amp; 29th, at the Mile One Centre.</p> <p>This year’s show marked the fourth biennial edition of this all-encompassing commercial marine event. A broad exhibitor base showcased new and innovative products to 3,177 qualified buyers walking the show floor. There was significant growth in the number of visitors in the areas of offshore oil &amp; gas and seafood processing, in particular.</p> <p>“We heard from many exhibitors that this was a good year for sales,” said <strong>Show Manager Shawn Murphy</strong>. “This was an engaged audience, in the market to buy – especially given the diverse array of products featured and special promotions offered at the show.”</p> <p>“A great success once again! Master Promotions has done a wonderful job with the Newfoundland North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show. As a supplier to the marine industry, this show allows us to showcase our products to a high quality, captive audience. Master Promotions brings the customers to us. The show gave us the opportunity to finalize sales and introduced us to new customers,” said <strong>Mike Freigy </strong>with<strong> New Way Diesel</strong>.</p> <p>“This year’s show was great,” said <strong>Melissa Collins </strong>with<strong> Fab-Tech</strong>, one of many exhibiting companies. “Visits to our booth from potential customers increased significantly and as a direct result of the 2014 North Atlantic Fish &amp; Work Boat Show, Fab-Tech sold an FTI Angler 16 that was exhibited at the show!”</p> <p>“The North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat show was a very good event for us,” said <strong>Con Dunphy</strong> with <strong>Atlantic Electronics Limited</strong>, another of this year’s exhibitors. “We had several direct sales at the show and, as a result of the exposure, we expect many more over the next few months. We are already looking forward to the 2016 edition.”</p> <p>As part of the 2014 North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, deserving individuals were inducted into the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong>. These awards pay a lasting tribute to those who have made valuable contributions in any sector of the marine industry and are given in three categories: Mariner, Processor and Builder. The <strong>Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture</strong> presented the awards to the 2014 inductees: <strong>Marcel O’Brien</strong> (Mariner); <strong>Edgar Simmons / Golden Shell</strong> (Processor); and <strong>Val Cull / Northern Boat Repair</strong> (Builder).</p> <p>The North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show owes its success in part to the generous support of its sponsors: <strong>TRINAV Group</strong>,<strong> the Navigator</strong>, <strong>Mermaid Marine</strong>, <strong>Marindustrial Inc.</strong>, and <strong>Twin Disc</strong>.</p> <p>Next up is the <strong>Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition</strong> in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, taking place February 6-7, 2015 at the Mariners Centre; visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a> for details.</p> <p>The next edition of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show will take place in 2016. Show dates will be posted online at <a href="http://www.NAFISH.ca">www.NAFISH.ca</a> once they have been determined.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 10:14:54 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/commercial-marine-event-marked-by-diverse-exhibitors-innovative-products-and-strong-sales/ Coming This Week: The 2014 North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/coming-this-week-the-2014-north-atlantic-fish-and-workboat-show/ <p><em>St. John’s, NL</em> – Later this week, the Mile One Centre will host the 2014 edition of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, an all-encompassing commercial marine event for those who work on or around the water. The show will feature boats, supplies, services and safety equipment for today’s commercial fishermen, supply vessels, and all those who make their living on the water.</p> <p>As part of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, deserving individuals will be inducted into the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong>. This special recognition was developed by the Navigator in partnership with Master Promotion Ltd., producers of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, Fish Canada Workboat Canada, and the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition.</p> <p>These awards pay a lasting tribute to those who have made valuable contributions in any sector of the marine industry and are given in three categories. The <strong>Mariner</strong> category recognizes individuals who work or have worked on the water in any marine industry. The <strong>Processor</strong> category recognizes individuals involved in the business of processing, from line workers to company owners. The <strong>Builder</strong> category recognizes those who have made contributions without having directly participated.</p> <p>The <strong>Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture </strong>will be attending the show.</p> <p><strong>“The North Atlantic Fish and Workboat Show presents a great opportunity for those involved in commercial marine activity to explore the newest and best technology and services available. The show also recognizes professional excellence with inductions into the Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame, and as Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, I am pleased to announce this year’s inductees.”<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>- The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture</em></span></p> <p><br/>Congratulations to the 2014 inductees:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>MARCEL O’BRIEN from L’Anse au Loup (Mariner)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>EDGAR SIMMONS / Golden Shell from Hickman’s Harbour (Processor)</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>VAL CULL / Northern Boat Repair from Port Saunders (Builder)</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>The inductees will be recognized during a <strong>presentation taking place at 1:30pm on Friday, November 28th</strong>, during the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show at the Mile One Centre.<br/><br/></p> <p><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">November 28-29, 2014<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mile One Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">St. John’s, Newfoundland</span></p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, November 28th: 10am – 5pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, November 29th: 10am – 5pm</span></p> <p><br/>Visitors to the 2014 edition of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show are invited to “Shop the Show” as many exhibitors are offering special promotions and discounts. A sneak preview is currently <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/north-atlantic-fish-and-workboat-show-2014/show-specials/v">available on the show website</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">For full show details, visit: <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/north-atlantic-fish-and-workboat-show-2014/">www.NAFISH.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:34:09 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/coming-this-week-the-2014-north-atlantic-fish-and-workboat-show/ Nominations Now Being Accepted for Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nominations-now-being-accepted-for-atlantic-canada-marine-industries-hall-of-fame-2/ <p><em>Yarmouth, Nova Scotia</em> – The next group of inductions into the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong> will take place during the 2015 Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, NS, February 6th and 7th. A call for nominations has gone out, with a <strong>submission deadline of Wednesday, December 31st, 2014</strong>.</p> <p>The Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame was developed by the <strong>Navigator</strong> magazine in partnership with Master Promotions Ltd., producers of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, Fish Canada Workboat Canada, and the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition. These awards pay a lasting tribute to those who have made valuable contributions in any sector of the marine industry. Nominations can be made in one of three categories:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>MARINER</strong> category recognizes individuals who work or have worked on the water in any marine industry.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>PROCESSOR</strong> category recognizes individuals involved in the business of processing, from line workers to company owners.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>BUILDER</strong> category recognizes those who have made contributions without having directly participated, i.e. industry advocates, organizers, boat builders, etc.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>For this particular group of inductions, individuals and businesses are encouraged to <strong>nominate a person from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island</strong> who deserves special recognition for his or her contributions to the marine industries by completing the nomination form, found online at <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/ECFE-2015/Hall-of-Fame-Awards-ECFE-2015.compressed.pdf" target="_blank">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a>. Completed forms should be returned to the Navigator by email: <a href="mailto:editor@thenavigatormagazine.com">editor@thenavigatormagazine.com</a> or by fax: 1-709-754-6225. All submissions must be received no later than Wednesday, December 31st, 2014.</p> <p>The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition is Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show. Held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia, it offers visitors a comprehensive collection of marine and commercial fisheries products and services.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">For all the latest details on this exciting event, please visit:<br/><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/eastern-canadian-fisheries-exposition-2015/">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:01:09 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nominations-now-being-accepted-for-atlantic-canada-marine-industries-hall-of-fame-2/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DEMO International 2016 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/for-immediate-release-demo-international-2016/ <h2>DEMO INTERNATIONAL® Returns to the West Coast</h2> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">October 2014 – The Board of Directors of the Canadian Woodlands Forum (CWF) is proud to officially announce that its flagship event, DEMO International®, will be held in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, on September 22-24, 2016. The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia will host the event at their Malcolm Knapp Research Forest located within an hour’s drive east of downtown Vancouver.</span></p> <p>This world class event, occurring only every four years, will mark the 13th edition of DEMO International®. During the course of its 49 year history, DEMO International® has evolved into one of North America’s largest and unique outdoor equipment shows. The “all live and in action, in-woods” equipment show will attract over 150 exhibitors featuring the latest technologies in equipment, products and services covering all aspects of woodlands operations. Past shows have attracted anywhere from 5,000 to 16,000 individuals interested in forestry from around the world.</p> <p>The UBC Knapp Research Forest has been helping fill the need for research, demonstration and education on 5,153 hectares of land owned by the University of British Columbia since 1949. The Knapp Forest is a unique “working forest” that contains stands ranging from new plantations to old growth and is accessed by a network of over 180 kilometers of forest roads, bridges and trails. It also contains a working sawmill and a retreat center at Loon Lake. The Knapp Forest is truly a multiple use research forest, providing an ideal location and forested venue for an event of the scope of DEMO International® 2016.</p> <p>In addition, the Canadian Woodlands Forum is pleased to announce that they will work once again with Master Promotions Ltd., Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company, who will provide professional management services on behalf of the CWF.</p> <p>The CWF is a not-for-profit membership based organization recognized for its commitment to improving the efficiency and profitability of knowledge-based woodlands operations. The programs and services offered by the CWF help foster improved communication and business relationships, and provide the opportunity for members to network and share best practices, technologies and innovation.</p> <p><strong>For more information on DEMO International® 2016, contact:</strong></p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><strong>Peter Robichaud</strong><br/><em>Executive Director<br/>Canadian Woodlands Forum</em><br/>Phone (902) 897-6961<br/>Cell (902) 899-6420<br/>Email: <a title="probichaud@cwfcof.org" href="mailto:">probichaud@cwfcof.org</a></td> <td><strong>Paul Lawson</strong><br/><em>Director<br/>UBC Research Forests</em><br/>Phone (604) 463-8148 ext. 102<br/>Cell (604) 341-2168<br/>Email: <a title="paul.lawson@ubc.ca" href="mailto:">paul.lawson@ubc.ca</a></td> <td><strong>Mark Cusack</strong><br/><em>National Show Manager<br/>Master Promotions Ltd.</em><br/>Phone (506) 649-0023<br/>Cell (506) 333-1064<br/>Email: <a title="mcusack@mpltd.ca" href="mailto:">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></td> </tr></tbody></table> Tue, 31 May 2016 11:03:07 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/for-immediate-release-demo-international-2016/ Home Heating a Popular Focus at Region's Only Fall Renovation Showcase http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/home-heating-a-popular-focus-at-region-s-only-fall-renovation-showcase/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Atlantic Canada’s only fall renovation showcase, the <strong>Nova Scotia Fall Ideal Home Show</strong>, took over Exhibition Park the weekend of October 3-5, 2014.</p> <p>This year’s edition of the home show – the largest in the region in terms of content and floor space – offered visitors a host of information on winter preparedness with its special <strong>Ideal Home Heating Section</strong>. Show visitors flocked to seminars and exhibits featuring products and services like generators, siding, windows and doors, insulation, snow blowers, fireplaces, heat pumps and fuel.</p> <p>“People don’t necessarily like to think about winter this time of year,” said <strong>Show Manager Bev Campbell</strong>. “But it’s a great time to do renovations and think about how they plan to heat their home during the colder months. We wanted to give visitors lots of information and they really took it all in – the seminar that we offered on heat pumps, for example, was wildly popular.”</p> <p>“The show offered us the chance to speak with so many homeowners in one place,” said exhibitor <strong>Ian Henman with Sunshine Renewable Energy</strong>. “We were able to educate homeowners who aren't familiar with heat pumps and other energy efficiency upgrades as well as explain how we differ from our competition. All while being able to setup appointment times right on the spot! We love helping people discover how they can save with a heat pump, electric thermal storage unit and other upgrades. It's a great show for vendors and homeowners alike and we’re already looking forward to the Spring Ideal Home Show!”</p> <p>“The Fall Ideal Home Show provided us a great venue to showcase our company’s services and unique product line to new and existing customers,” said exhibitor <strong>Corey Mosher with Ridgeback Basement Systems</strong>.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the show also featured an<strong> “Everything to do with Wood” </strong>section with handcrafted wood furniture and products, a selection of exotic woods, information on home heating with wood, and demos and live wood sculpture. This was a new section of the Fall Ideal Home Show, and exhibitors were pleased to have a setting specifically focused on wood-based products and services.</p> <p>“It was a good show; we had a great time,” said <strong>Dan McDonald with Musquodoboit Valley Resource Supply</strong>. “We found that it was really effective to have the wood section in a separate area so people realized it was something different. They were interested to see what it was all about and it also helped to draw a more diverse crowd.”</p> <p>Visitors also enjoyed the Scouts Canada Kids’ Corner; the Nova Scotia Electronic Products Recycling Association electronics recycling drop-off; and the Nova Scotia SPCA pet adoption.</p> <p>Congratulations to the winners of our door prizes: <strong>Paul Graham</strong> who won a crisp $100 bill; and <strong>Judy Fowler</strong>, <strong>Donna Smettzer</strong> and <strong>Matt Casey</strong>, who each won a $500 White Point gift certificate courtesy of C100.</p> <p>Show management would like to thank Fall Ideal Home Show sponsors and partners, including <strong>HomeStars.com, Scotian Homes, Pioneer Fuels, Simmons Mattress Gallery, Neptune Theatre, </strong>and the <strong>Nova Scotia Electronic Products Recycling Association.</strong></p> <p>Join us next for the Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show, taking place March 27-29, 2015 at Exhibition Park. Visit <a href="http://www.SpringIdeal.ca">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a> for all the latest information!</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>ISSUED: October 15, 2014</strong></span></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:37:10 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/home-heating-a-popular-focus-at-region-s-only-fall-renovation-showcase/ Nominations Now Being Accepted for Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nominations-now-being-accepted-for-atlantic-canada-marine-industries-hall-of-fame/ <p><em>St. John’s, NL</em> – The next group of inductions into the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong> will take place during the 2014 North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland, November 28th and 29th. A call for nominations has gone out, with a <strong>submission deadline of Friday, October 31st, 2014</strong>.</p> <p>The Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame was developed by the <strong>Navigator </strong>magazine in partnership with Master Promotions Ltd., producers of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, Fish Canada Workboat Canada, and the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition. These awards pay a lasting tribute to those who have made valuable contributions in any sector of the marine industry. Nominations can be made in one of three categories:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>MARINER </strong>category recognizes individuals who work or have worked on the water in any marine industry.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>PROCESSOR </strong>category recognizes individuals involved in the business of processing, from line workers to company owners.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>BUILDER </strong>category recognizes those who have made contributions without having directly participated, i.e. industry advocates, organizers, boat builders, etc.</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>For this particular group of inductions, individuals and businesses are encouraged to <strong>nominate a person from Newfoundland and Labrador</strong> who deserves special recognition for his or her contributions to the marine industries by completing the nomination form, found online at <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/NAFWS2014/Hall-of-Fame-Nomination-Form-2014-NAFWS-Web.pdf" target="_blank">www.NAFISH.ca</a>. Completed forms should be returned to the Navigator by email: <a href="mailto:editor@thenavigatormagazine.com">editor@thenavigatormagazine.com</a> or by fax: 1-709-754-6225. All submissions must be received no later than Friday, October 31st, 2014.</span></p> <p>The North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show is an all-encompassing commercial marine event. Presented by the Navigator, it is held biennially and caters to everyone who works on or around the water, featuring boats, supplies, services, and safety equipment for commercial fishermen and other workboats.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>For all the latest details on this exciting event, please visit:</em><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.NAFISH.ca">www.NAFISH.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a> </span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>ISSUED: October 15, 2014</strong></span></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:19:00 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nominations-now-being-accepted-for-atlantic-canada-marine-industries-hall-of-fame/ International Sawmilling Expo Welcomed Industry Leaders from across Canada and the US http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-expo-welcomed-industry-leaders-from-across-canada-and-the-us/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Thousands of industry leaders came together under one roof for <strong>InterSaw </strong>and <strong>BiomassExpo</strong>, which took place at Montreal’s internationally renowned Olympic Stadium, September 26-27, 2014.</p> <p>This event was co-located with the inaugural edition of Canada Woodworking East at Olympic Stadium. Combined, the shows welcomed close to <strong>4,000 buyers</strong>, with 1,620 walking the floor for InterSaw/BiomassExpo and 2,209 for Canada Woodworking East.</p> <p>“Our first day was very busy and exhibitors were impressed by the quality of visitors present,” said <strong>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager</strong>. “Saturday was slightly quieter, but with serious customers in attendance. Overall, exhibitors were pleased with the event, with reports of signed contracts in hand and deals being closed on the floor.”</p> <p>“The quality of visitors was just excellent,” said <strong>Jessy Ross with VAB Solutions</strong>. “InterSaw helped VAB Solutions reconnect with business partners and meet new customers. It helped us move forward with two projects that we had started and I think we will see other projects as a direct result of this show.”</p> <p>“Our company is proud to have taken part in InterSaw, a major international event,” said <strong>Dany Brousseau with Liebherr Canada</strong>. “InterSaw provided us with increased visibility, giving us an opportunity to meet with both existing and potential customers and it was a pleasure to talk to them about the different products and services that we offer. Another hugely successful tradeshow!’’</p> <p>“It has been a pleasure to participate at this 2014 edition of InterSaw Montreal!” said <strong>Damien Meyer with LINCK GmbH</strong>. “Well organized, great location, impressive environment within the Olympic Stadium. Well balanced attendance with interesting and interested professionals. Great show!”</p> <p>“As a General Manager of spruce framing lumber mills, InterSaw was a great opportunity to meet with ‎several sawmill equipment suppliers in a short period of time,” said <strong>Jerome Pelletier with J.D. Irving Ltd.</strong> “The volume of equipment displayed allowed me to compare what the suppliers have to offer in terms of new technologies. It was also an event where I had a chance to widen my network of people in the forest business industry.”</p> <p>Buyers travelled from across Canada and the northeastern United States to attend the show. Visitors enjoyed the beautiful city of Montreal, and were thrilled by the size and iconic stature of Olympic Stadium. Below is a sample of some of the visiting companies that enjoyed the show’s great selection of equipment and services:</p> <table style="width: 75%;" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">BARRETTE</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">CHAMBERLAND CEDAR</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">CHANTIERS CHIBOUGAMAU</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">DELCO FOREST PRODUCTS LTD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">DUPUIS SAWDUST</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">EACOM TIMBER CORPORATION</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">FONTAINE INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">FOREX INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">FORNEBU LUMBER</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">GOODFELLOW INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">GORMAN BROS. LUMBER</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">GOULARD LUMBER</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">GRANULES MD</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">GROUPE CRÊTE</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">HARRY FREEMAN &amp; SON LTD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">I.C.S. (LACROIX) LUMBER INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">J.D. IRVING LTD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">JM CHAMPEAU INC.</span></li> </ul></td> <td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">KRUGER</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LAUZON PLANCHERS DE BOIS EXCLUSIFS</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LAVERN HEIDEMAN &amp; SONS LTD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">MAIBEC</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">PLANCHER MERCIER</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">PRODUITS FORESTIERS RESOLU</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">SCIERIE C. MEILLEUR &amp; FILS INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">SCIERIE CHALEUR</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">SCIERIE CLERMOND HAMEL</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">SCIERIE LABRANCHE INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">SCIERIE WEST BROME INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">SEXTON LUMBER LTD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">STRATTON LUMBER</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">TEMBEC</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">VEXCO INC.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">WHITE RIVER FOREST PRODUCTS LTD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">WILLIAMS BROTHERS LTD.</span></li> </ul></td> </tr></tbody></table><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">This year’s edition featured an extensive educational component as part of its program. The cutting-edge seminar series covered diverse topics of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals, and was well-received and very well-attended. Additionally, the show’s “Innovative Products” program highlighted an exciting selection of new products and technologies, on display for visitors to see.</span></p> <p>Show organizers would like to thank our sponsors for their ongoing support, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Comact</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Distribution Cardinal Inc.</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Les Aciers JP</strong></span></li> <li><strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Söderhamn Eriksson Inc.</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></strong></li> </ul><p><br/>The next edition of InterSaw will take place in 2016; we invite you to stay tuned to <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a> for details.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw/BiomassExpo – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Issued: October 7, 2014</strong></span></p> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:19:11 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-expo-welcomed-industry-leaders-from-across-canada-and-the-us/ First Edition of Bilingual Secondary Wood Event Far Exceeds Expectations http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/first-edition-of-bilingual-secondary-wood-event-far-exceeds-expectations/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong> (Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada), Quebec and Eastern Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event, was held for the first time at Montreal’s iconic Olympic Stadium September 26-27, 2014.</p> <p>This new show was held concurrently and co-located at Olympic Stadium with InterSaw, the international sawmilling expo, and BiomassExpo, featuring the latest biomass equipment. Combined, the shows welcomed close to <strong>4,000 buyers</strong>, with 2,209 visitors specifically for Canada Woodworking East and 1,620 for InterSaw/BiomassExpo.</p> <p>“Visitors were lined up out the door of the facility waiting for the show to open on Friday morning,” said <strong>Mike Neeb, Show Manager</strong>. “Over the two days, thousands of secondary woodworkers attended the show. Opening day traffic exceeded everyone’s expectations and confirmed that the Quebec/Eastern Canadian market was ready for this event.”</p> <p>Reports indicate that exhibitors were pleased with the number and quality of visitors, and they are already looking forward to the next edition of Canada Woodworking East in 2016…</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Canada Woodworking East exceeded our expectations.” – <strong>Planit Canada</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“We will definitely be exhibiting at CWE/BOEC 2016.” – <strong>Holytek</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Many qualified buyers and new business.” – <strong>Waterville Woodcraft</strong></span></li> </ul><p>Canada Woodworking East exhibitors featured abrasives, adhesives, board products, cabinet doors/panels, carvings, CNC Machinery, cutting tools, coatings, drawer slides/guides/runners, drills, dust collection, edge gluing machinery, finishing equipment, furniture parts, grinding and sharpening, hardware, hogging/chipping, KD/RTA fasteners/connectors, lumber/hardwood/softwood, machine mortising tools, mouldings, routing, robotics, sanders, saws/blades, screws/nails, software, spray guns/ spray booths, vacuum systems, wood veneers and more.</p> <p>As part of its program, the show included a cutting-edge seminar series covering diverse topics of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals.</p> <p>The second edition of Canada Woodworking East will take place in 2016; we invite you to stay tuned to <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a> for details.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw/BiomassExpo – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Issued: October 3, 2014</strong></span></p> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:22:21 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/first-edition-of-bilingual-secondary-wood-event-far-exceeds-expectations/ Thousands of Industry Professionals in Attendance at BC's Big Iron Showcase http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-of-industry-professionals-in-attendance-at-bc-s-big-iron-showcase/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – took place the weekend of September 19th and 20th at TRADEX in Abbotsford. For the first time ever, the show was co-located with TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show. A variety of industry professionals went to one or both shows, with <strong>3,240 registered visitors</strong> attending the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, combined with a considerable overflow from TRUXPO’s record-breaking 10,362 visitors.</p> <p>“Things started off a little soggy on Friday but it cleared and was a good day with serious customers in attendance,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Saturday started and finished strong with a steady stream of visitors who took their time in the big tent as well as the many outside displays.”</p> <p>“We had a lot of visitors with interests in both the heavy equipment and trucking industries,” Cusack added, “so there was a lot of crossover traffic between the two shows. Certainly the idea of having both Pacific Heavy and TRUXPO on the same weekend was well-received by exhibitors and visitors alike, and appears to be a winning formula that we’ll keep for the next event in 2016.”</p> <p>The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show provides a venue for equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they will need to sustain their operations into the future.</p> <p>Show organizers would like to thank our sponsors and endorsing associations for their contributions and ongoing support:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Supply Post</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Journal of Commerce</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Trader</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>JGS Events</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>The British Columbia Chapter of the Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>The next edition of Pacific Heavy Equipment Show will take place in 2016; we invite you to stay tuned to <a href="http://www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Issued: September 29, 2014</strong></p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:42:52 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-of-industry-professionals-in-attendance-at-bc-s-big-iron-showcase/ Montreal's Olympic Stadium Hosts Secondary Woodworking Event This Week http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/montreal-s-olympic-stadium-hosts-secondary-woodworking-event-this-week/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, Quebec and Eastern Canada’s only bilingual secondary woodworking event, will welcome thousands of attendees and exhibitors later this week.</p> <p>Taking place <strong>Friday, September 26th</strong> and <strong>Saturday, September 27th</strong> at <strong>Montreal’s Olympic Stadium</strong>, Canada Woodworking East will feature industry leaders, including commercial and residential cabinet manufacturers and installers, commercial and home furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers and more.</p> <p>Exhibitors will be bringing a range of new and exciting products to the show, and a sneak peek is now available on the ‘Innovative Products’ section of the show website, <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a>.</p> <p>Show visitors are encouraged to watch for these products, on display in the exhibiting company’s booth, as they tour the tradeshow floor.</p> <p><strong>2014 Innovative Products:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#300">3000 SERIES ROUTER</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">MultiCam Quebec – Booth # 1130<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#advantage">ADVANTAGE FJ-1</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Franklin Adhesives &amp; Polymers – Booth # 1272<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#grass">GRASS – QUATURIS S, CORNER CABINET SOLUTION</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Goodfellow Inc. – Booth # 1275<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#distressing">HC600/2 - DISTRESSING MACHINE 24" ONE (1) SIDE, TWO (2) HEADS - 600V / 3PH</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">HOLYTEK CANADA / Machinerie H. Fortier Inc. – Booth # 1140<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#legrabox">LEGRABOX</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Blum Canada Limited – Booth # 1190<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#microvellum">MICROVELLUM</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LS INC. – Booth # 1180<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#laser">PARTS LASER IDENTIFICATION AND MARKING ROBOTIC EQUIPMENT WITH INTEGRATED ARTIFICIAL VISION SYSTEM</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Génik – Booth # 1135<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#plastic">PLASTICBAND NELEO 125 SEMI-AUTOMATIC STRETCH FILM BANDING MACHINE</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Doverco Inc. – Booth # 1164<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#pleated">PLEATSONIX SERIES - PLEATED BAG DUST COLLECTOR</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Airex Industries – Booth # 1270<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#swood">SWOOD</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">PBI Experts Conseils Inc. – Booth # 1266<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#woodcarving">WOODCARVING PRODUCTS</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Everest Woodcarving Co. – Booth # 1271<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/innovative-products/v#woodworking">WOODWORKING CUTTING TOOLS &amp; RESHARPENING SERVICE</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Outils Nordica Tool Inc. – Booth # 1252</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p>The show will also feature a cutting-edge seminar series covering diverse topics of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals. <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/seminars-2/v">Full details are available on the show website.</a></p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, September 26th – 9:00am-5:00pm</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, September 27th – 9:00am-5:00pm</span></li> </ul><p>Canada Woodworking East will be co-located with <strong>InterSaw,</strong> the international sawmilling expo, and <strong>BiomassExpo</strong>, featuring the latest biomass equipment available in today’s market. One admission price will grant attendees admission to all three shows.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw/BiomassExpo – <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Issued: September 24, 2014</strong></span></p> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:11:54 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/montreal-s-olympic-stadium-hosts-secondary-woodworking-event-this-week/ TRUXPO 2014 Sees Record-Breaking Attendance, Reveals Strong Trucking Industry, Says BCTA http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/truxpo-2014-sees-record-breaking-attendance-reveals-strong-trucking-industry-says-bcta/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – A mix of <strong>industry professionals totaling 10,362 </strong>gathered at TRADEX in Abbotsford, British Columbia, September 19-20, 2014 for TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show. Held biennially, TRUXPO is THE event where industry meets to source and compare new products and see the latest in commercial truck and transportation equipment and services.</p> <p>“This year’s show was an unquestionable success,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “Traffic was steady throughout the two-day event and attendance surpassed our expectations. Exhibitor feedback about the quantity and quality of visitors has been overwhelmingly positive. And we were thrilled that members of the Indo-Canadian community came out in especially high numbers in support of their industry.”</p> <p>“We found the quality and volume of the traffic up from previous years at TRUXPO,” said <strong>Kevin Olson-Brooks, Sales Manager with Harbour International Trucks</strong>, an exhibitor with this year’s show. “The show was well-attended and customers seemed to be relaxed and enjoying themselves. Advertising was up this year, which definitely drove traffic into the show.”</p> <p>“It was an awesome show – the best in the past eight years,” said <strong>Johnny Z with ZZ Chrome</strong>, who also exhibited at this year’s show. “We don’t usually sell at the show, but we sold over $30,000 in equipment. I also talked with several other exhibitors and they indicated it was the best show ever!”</p> <p>A variety of special features helped to bolster attendance at TRUXPO 2014 – including the BCTA Sector Update Conference, which took place immediately prior to the show opening; an industry luncheon with keynote speaker Michael “Pinball” Clemons; an educational component with seminar sessions geared to drivers and industry personnel; special performances by multicultural entertainment; and a professionally organized and judged Show &amp; Shine.</p> <p>The success of this year’s edition would not have been possible without a strong relationship with our presenting partner, the <strong>British Columbia Trucking Association</strong> (BCTA).</p> <p>“BCTA has always been proud of our affiliation with TRUXPO, but the 2014 show amply demonstrated that partnering with Master Promotions Ltd. was a wise choice,” said <strong>Louise Yako, President &amp; CEO, BCTA</strong>. “The additional events and promotional activities provided great value to the show’s exhibitors and visitors alike. It was energizing to be at TRUXPO to see so many industry people enjoying the show, being exposed to and learning about new technologies, equipment and opportunities, as well as having the chance to re-connect with old friends and make new acquaintances. Participation in the show demonstrated the strength of the industry and the fact that the future is very bright.”</p> <p>Show organizers would like to thank all sponsors and endorsing associations, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Mercedes-Benz</strong>, luncheon keynote sponsor</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Pro-Trucker Magazine</strong>, Show &amp; Shine sponsor</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>RedFM</strong>, event stage sponsor</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Truck West</strong>, show guide sponsor</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Summit Trailer Ltd.</strong>, outside BBQ sponsor</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Trader</strong>, luncheon door prize sponsor</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>MasonLift Ltd.</strong>, official shunt truck</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Wajax Equipment</strong>, official forklift</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Alberta Motor Transport Association</strong>, the <strong>Saskatchewan Trucking Association</strong>, the <strong>Manitoba Trucking Association</strong>, and the <strong>Northern BC Truckers Association</strong></span></li> </ul><p><br/>The next edition of TRUXPO will take place in 2016; we invite you to stay tuned to <a href="http://www.TRUXPO.com" target="_blank">www.TRUXPO.com</a> for details.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Issued: September 24, 2014</strong></span></p> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:15:01 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/truxpo-2014-sees-record-breaking-attendance-reveals-strong-trucking-industry-says-bcta/ International Sawmilling Expo Opens This Week in Montreal http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-expo-opens-this-week-in-montreal/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Later this week, thousands of attendees and exhibitors will take part in <strong>InterSaw</strong>, the international sawmilling expo.</p> <p>Taking place <strong>Friday, September 26th</strong> and <strong>Saturday, September 27th</strong> at <strong>Montreal’s Olympic Stadium</strong>, InterSaw will feature industry leaders from the sawmilling industry. In addition to a wide range of sawmilling equipment and services, visitors will also see log yard and material handling equipment from such companies as Liebherr, Sennebogen, Hyundai, Ponsse, and Yale.</p> <p>Exhibitors will be bringing a range of new and exciting products to the show, and a sneak peek is now available on the ‘Innovative Products’ section of the show website, <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a>.</p> <p>Show visitors are encouraged to watch for these products, on display in the exhibiting company’s booth, as they tour the tradeshow floor.</p> <p><strong>2014 Innovative Products:</strong></p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#ait">AIR-TEN FOR CAMBIO 18"</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Söderhamn Eriksson Inc. – Booth # 2035<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#brunette">BRUNETTE SMARTVIBE VIBRATING</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Brunette Machinery Co. – Booth # 2150<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#gradexpert">GRADEXPERT™</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">C</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">omact – Booth # 2010<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#hewsaw">HEWSAW PRIMARY BREAKDOWN MACHINES</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">H</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">ewSaw Machines Inc. – Booth # 2020<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#pa10g">PA10G PRINTER APPLICATOR</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">I</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">nternational Bar Coding – Booth # 2334<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#pantron">PANTRON INFRARED PHOTOELECTRIC SENSORS</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Pantron Automation, Inc. – Booth # 2246<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#rexnord">REXNORD® SHURLOK® BEARINGS</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rexnord Canada Ltd. – Booth # 2142<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#sonicaire">SONICAIRE FAN</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Airmax Systems – Booth # 2243<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#sp400">SP400</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">ScanMeg Inc. – Booth # 2116<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#stepped">STEPPED GRATE COMBUSTION CHAMBER</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wellons FEI Corp. – Booth # 2242<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#trimmer">TRIMMER OPTIMIZER</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Autolog Inc. – Booth # 2110<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#vab">VAB SOLUTIONS NEW TWIN TRACHEID TECHNOLOGY</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">VAB Solutions – Booth # 2218<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/innovative-products/v#winjet">WINJET II LUMBER MARKING SYSTEM</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Z-Tec Automation Systems Inc. – Booth # 2346</span></li> </ul><p><br/>The show will also feature a cutting-edge seminar series covering diverse topics of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals. <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/seminars/v">Full details are available on the show website.</a></p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, September 26th – 9:00am-5:00pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, September 27th – 9:00am-5:00pm</span></p> <p>InterSaw will include <strong>BiomassExpo</strong>, featuring the latest biomass equipment available in today’s market, and will be co-located with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, a new show for secondary woodworkers in Quebec and Eastern Canada. One admission price will grant attendees admission to all three shows.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw/BiomassExpo – <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Issued: September 23, 2014</strong></span></p> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:02:24 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/international-sawmilling-expo-opens-this-week-in-montreal/ This Fall, The Big One is Back! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/this-fall-the-big-one-is-back/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Atlantic Canada’s only fall renovation showcase returns to <strong>Exhibition Park October 3-5, 2014</strong>. This year’s edition of the <strong>Nova Scotia Fall Ideal Home Show</strong> includes a variety of experts and exhibitors of quality products and services sure to meet every visitor’s needs.</span></p> <p>“Mid to late fall is an excellent time to take on a renovation project or begin construction on a new home,” said <strong>Bev Campbell, Show Manager</strong>. “With summer projects winding down, builders often have more time to dedicate to their clients. It’s also a great time to start planning projects for the busy spring season, so you can book the services you’ll need in advance and be ready to go.”</p> <p>The Fall Ideal Home Show is the <strong>largest home show in the region</strong> in terms of content and floor space. It will feature the leaders of Nova Scotia’s building and home improvement companies all coming together under one roof. Visitors can expect to see exhibitors pertaining to new homes and renovations; real estate, home inspection and financial services; home décor and design, painters; heating and ventilation; bathroom, kitchen and flooring; foundations, roofing and eavestroughing; water treatment and waste management; stoves and fireplaces, alternative energy; and much, much more!</p> <p>This year, we are excited to announce the addition of <strong>Everything to do with Wood</strong>. From information on the proper use of tools, to finely crafted furniture and more, this brand new feature is geared towards woodworking hobbyists, professional woodworkers, and the general public. Visitors can shop for handcrafted wood furniture and products, check out a selection of exotic woods for purchase, learn about heating their home with wood, and watch demos and live wood sculpture!</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the show will also feature a special <strong>Ideal Home Heating Section </strong>with a nod to winter preparedness. This useful resource will focus on home heating products and services including generators, siding, windows and doors, insulation, snow blowers, fireplaces, heatpumps and fuel. By now, visitors may have forgotten just how harsh the winter of 2014 was, but the Ideal Home Heating Section will help them prepare their homes for next year’s winter! This new feature will incorporate an educational component to inform the general public as well as marketing opportunities for exhibitors who are part of this section.</p> <p>Additionally, this year’s show will have a special focus on products and services geared toward families, with our brand new <strong>Scouts Canada Kids’ Corner</strong>. In addition to family-friendly booths, we’ll have mascots, face painting, crafts, games and activities. Today, moms, dads, grandparents and event aunts and uncles are eager to learn more about how to improve the lives of the children around them and the Fall Ideal Home Show will let them test and learn about all the latest products. We’re thrilled to have Scouts Canada joining us to help make this special feature truly a community event.</p> <p>We’re also pleased to offer a temporary drop-off site (open on Saturday between 10 am and 5 pm ONLY) for the <strong>Nova Scotia Electronic Products Recycling Association</strong> (EPRA-NS). Bring your unwanted electronics to have them recycled free of charge at the show. As well, the <strong>Nova Scotia SPCA</strong> will be onsite with animals ready for you to adopt right at the show! Come and meet your next fur-ever friend.</p> <p>Join us October 3-5, 2014 at Exhibition Park for the Nova Scotia Fall Ideal Home Show, and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FALLIDEAL" target="_blank">find us on Facebook</a> or visit <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fall-ideal-home-show-2014/">www.FallIdeal.ca</a> for all the latest information!</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Issued: September 22, 2014</strong></span></p> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:25:30 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/this-fall-the-big-one-is-back/ Western Canada's Largest Trucking Show Opens THIS FRIDAY! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-canada-s-largest-trucking-show-opens-this-friday/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – TRUXPO is the event where industry meets, attracting local, national and international exhibitors and visitors and showcasing the latest in commercial trucking, logistics and transportation equipment. Presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA), the show takes place this <strong>Friday, September 19th</strong> and <strong>Saturday, September 20th</strong> at TRADEX in Abbotsford.</p> <p>Hailed as <strong>Western Canada’s largest trucking show</strong>, TRUXPO will take over the entire TRADEX complex, plus 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space. Not only will this year’s edition have hundreds of booths with thousands of products and every major manufacturer represented, but it will be a true family affair, with tons of exciting entertainment and special offerings.</p> <p>TRUXPO opens at 12 noon on Friday, immediately following the <strong>BCTA Sector Update Conference</strong>, which focuses on the future of British Columbia’s economy with updates from key personnel in sectors such as mining, construction, intermodal shipping, forestry, and oil and gas. The <strong>TRUXPO Industry Luncheon</strong> – featuring special keynote speaker <strong>Michael “Pinball” Clemons</strong>, former CFL all-star running back, Grey Cup winning coach, President &amp; CEO, and now the Vice-Chair for the Toronto Argonauts football team – also begins at noon.</p> <p>With tons of exciting features for the trucking family, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><img class="right" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Truxpo2014/_resampled/resizedimage200150-IMG-20140917-00020.jpg" width="200" height="150" alt="" title=""/>A professionally organized and judged Show &amp; Shine, taking place throughout the weekend and sponsored by Pro-Trucker Magazine.</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>A chance to see the Optimus Prime truck from the Transformers 4 movie, which will be parked at the Western Star booth.</strong></span></li> </ul><ul><li><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Industry seminars, a BBQ hosted by Summit Trailers, and the popular Recruiting Here and Ride &amp; Drive features will also return for 2014.</strong></strong></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Performances by international superstars DJ Sanj, billed as the most sought-after Desi producer and DJ in the world, and Jay Status, one of the hottest live acts on the Punjabi music scene.</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Performances by VanCity Bhangra, an award-winning Punjabi folk dance ensemble and one of Metro Vancouver's most popular dance troupes!</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Performances by Rob Herrett, providing acoustic tunes throughout the event on Saturday.</strong></span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p>While you’re there, don’t miss the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> right next door, co-located on the TRADEX lots. It welcomes equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they will need to sustain their operations into the future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.trucknews.com/truxpo-2014-show-guide" target="_blank"><img class="right" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Truxpo2014/_resampled/resizedimage150200-TRUX-Show-Guide-Image_2.png" width="150" height="200" alt="" title=""/></a>For complete details and event updates:</p> <p>• Check out our <a href="http://www.trucknews.com/truxpo-2014-show-guide" target="_blank">digital Show Guide</a></p> <p>• Visit our <a href="https://www.facebook.com/truxpo.bc" target="_blank">Facebook page</a></p> <p>• Head to <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/truxpo-2014/">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p> </p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:04:46 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-canada-s-largest-trucking-show-opens-this-friday/ TRADEX to Host Acres of Big Iron Displays & Demos Starting THIS FRIDAY! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/tradex-to-host-acres-of-big-iron-displays-and-demos-starting-this-friday/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>, a one-stop industry event for heavy equipment owners and operators, opens at TRADEX in Abbotsford this <strong>Friday, September 19th</strong> and <strong>Saturday, September 20th</strong>. All of the big iron used every day across BC will be on display – loaders, skid steers, excavators, dump trucks and more! An outdoor and tented event, the show will encompass several acres of exhibit space in the TRADEX north parking lot.</p> <p>Held on a three year cycle, the show is produced by Master Promotions Ltd. and presented in partnership with JGS Events. It has been endorsed by the <strong>BC Chapter of the Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors</strong>.</p> <p>This year, the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show will feature a <strong>Demo Zone</strong>, to provide visitors with an opportunity to test equipment right on site – in real operating conditions, so they can see exactly what the machines can do.</p> <p>It will also be <strong>co-located with TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show. Presented in partnership with the BC Trucking Association, it attracts local, national and international exhibitors and visitors and showcases the latest in commercial trucking, logistics and transportation equipment. It will take over the entire TRADEX complex, plus 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space.</p> <p>Hailed as a <strong>one-stop industry super event</strong> for those in the heavy equipment and trucking industries, an expected 8,000+ visitors will be able to check out the latest rigs, the newest equipment and all the parts, services and accessories to get their jobs done. One show badge gets visitors into both shows.</p> <p>For complete details and event updates, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2014/">www.PacificEquipmentShow.com</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:24:14 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/tradex-to-host-acres-of-big-iron-displays-and-demos-starting-this-friday/ Second Year Right on Target for the Nova Scotia Hunting & Outdoor Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/second-year-right-on-target-for-the-nova-scotia-hunting-and-outdoor-show/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – <strong>The Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show</strong> had another great edition this past weekend, September 5-7, 2014 at the RECC in Truro. This was the show’s second year and once again had steady traffic all weekend long.</p> <p>“Hunting enthusiasts came to buy with plenty of firearms and hunting gear sold,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “Visitors to the show enjoyed the retrieving and pointing demos courtesy of Pageska’s Griffon Town Kennel and Doindogs Kennel. As well, the Traditional Archers were busy all weekend teaching how to shoot a traditional bow.”</p> <p>Exhibitors were pleased to have the opportunity to educate, inform, talk to and sell to the visitor base of existing and potential customers and outdoor enthusiasts who attended the show.</p> <p>“Thanks to Master Promotions for another great and well-organized show,” said <strong>Terry Smith with the Canadian Wild Turkey Federation </strong>(CWTF). “The weather was sunny and warm but the CWTF was talking turkey all three days… we had people come to the show from NB as well as Sydney, NS and even some hunters from Minnesota who dropped in on their way to Newfoundland to hunt moose. We’re already looking forward to next year, when the CWTF will help with calling and wild turkey hunting seminars and youth hunting seminars during the show.”</p> <p>“Our company is relatively new to the hunting and fishing industry and this show has been a great way to grow our customer base,” said <strong>Bob Martell with Young Guns</strong>. “Another great show by Master Promotions!”</p> <p>“We really appreciate the opportunity to get in front of so many of the hunters and anglers that our organization represents,” said <strong>Tony Rodgers with the Federation of Anglers and Hunters</strong>. “We were able to talk to people, answer questions on firearm legislation and discuss some of the hunting and angling issues faced in our region.”</p> <p>Congratulations to the winners of our hunting door prizes: <strong>Darlene Carver</strong>, <strong>Greg Willmore</strong>, <strong>Jennifer McGuire</strong>, <strong>Andrea Wambolt</strong>, and <strong>Brennen Turple</strong>.</p> <p>Thanks to our official truck sponsor, <strong>Hollis Ford</strong>, as well as our media sponsors <strong>Cat Country 99.5 FM</strong> and <strong>Big Dog 100.9 FM</strong>. We also appreciate the ongoing support from the <strong>NS Federation of Anglers and Hunters</strong>, the <strong>Canadian Wild Turkey Federation</strong> and the <strong>Big Game Society of NS</strong>.</p> <p>We now look forward to the third edition of the Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show, which will take place next September.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:57:47 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/second-year-right-on-target-for-the-nova-scotia-hunting-and-outdoor-show/ This Weekend: Gear Up & Check Out the Best of the Outdoors at the RECC http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/this-weekend-gear-up-and-check-out-the-best-of-the-outdoors-at-the-recc/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – This weekend, the <strong>second annual Nova Scotia Hunting &amp; Outdoor Show</strong> arrives at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro. Taking place <strong>September 5-7, 2014</strong>, this is the region’s <strong>most anticipated event</strong> for hunting and recreational outdoor activities!</p> <p>Just days before the start of the hunting season, the Maritimes’ leading dealers of hunting gear and equipment, firearms, archery equipment, guiding and outfitters, taxidermy – plus ATVs, boats and outboards, snowmobiles, trailers and so much more – will all be under one roof at the same time.</p> <p>“Last year was the very first edition of this new show and it was a great success, welcoming thousands of hunters and outdoor enthusiasts,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “This year’s show will be too good to miss! We’ve once again got a wide range of fantastic exhibitors, special show-only offers, and some exciting features including pointing &amp; retrieving demos, hunting experts, big game displays and more!”</p> <p>Features for this year’s show include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Doindogs and Griffon Town Kennels will have retrieving and pointing demos<br/></strong></span><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday at 3pm &amp; 7pm; Saturday at 11am &amp; 2pm; and Sunday at 11am &amp; 1pm<br/> </em></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>The Big Game Society of Nova Scotia will have a display and will be scoring racks<br/></strong></span><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Throughout the weekend<br/> </em></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>GET YOUR BAIT! Mason Apples will be onsite talking about and selling animal feed apples<br/></strong></span><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Throughout the weekend<br/> </em></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Plus, write your boat card test right at the show with Ace Boater.com<br/></strong></span><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Throughout the weekend</em></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Make tracks for Truro for THE hunting and outdoor show for Nova Scotia!</span></p> <p><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p><strong>Hours: </strong></p> <p>Friday, September 5<br/>12noon - 9 pm</p> <p>Saturday, September 6<br/>10 am - 6 pm</p> <p>Sunday, September 7<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10 am - 4 pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Location: </strong></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rath Eastlink Community Centre<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">625 Abenaki Road<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Truro, NS</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Admission: </strong></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Adult - $8<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-18 years of age) - $6<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Weekend Pass - $15<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 admitted free of charge</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">For full event details, visit <a href="http://www.NSHuntingAndOutdoorShow.ca">www.NSHuntingAndOutdoorShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:18:25 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/this-weekend-gear-up-and-check-out-the-best-of-the-outdoors-at-the-recc/ UK Superstars DJ Sanj and Jay Status Slated to Perform at Western Canada's Largest Trucking & Logistics Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/uk-superstars-dj-sanj-and-jay-status-slated-to-perform-at-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-and-logistics-show/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Show organizers are thrilled to announce that this year’s edition of TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show, will feature performances by international artists <strong>DJ Sanj </strong>and <strong>Jay Status</strong> of the UK.</span></p> <p>Presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA), TRUXPO takes place <strong>September 19-20, 2014 at TRADEX in Abbotsford.</strong></p> <p>“Multiculturalism is a key area focus for this year’s show,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “We are celebrating Canada’s diverse trucking industry with a variety of features, including this exciting headline performance.”</p> <p><a href="http://djsanj.com/" target="_blank">DJ Sanj</a>, billed as <strong>the</strong> <strong>most sought-after Desi producer and DJ in the world</strong>, along with <a href="https://www.facebook.com/1JayStatus" target="_blank">Jay Status</a>, <strong>one of the</strong> <strong>hottest live acts on the Punjabi music scene</strong>, will present electrifying performances for the whole family in the RedFM Event Tent on Saturday afternoon.</p> <p><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Truxpo2014/_resampled/resizedimage450117-DJ-SANJ-JAY-STATUS.jpg" width="600" alt="" title=""/></p> <p>Also on Saturday’s schedule are additional performances by <strong>VanCity Bhangra</strong>, an award-winning dance ensemble that was established in 2012, and a full day of hands-on driver and industry information sessions. Additionally, Pro-Trucker Magazine is sponsoring a <strong>professionally organized and judged Show &amp; Shine</strong>, which will take place throughout the weekend.</p> <p>TRUXPO attracts local, national and international exhibitors and visitors and showcases new products and the latest in commercial trucking, logistics and transportation equipment. This year, it will take over the entire TRADEX complex, plus 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space.</p> <p>As well, the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> will be taking place concurrently and co-located at TRADEX. It welcomes equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they will need to sustain their operations into the future. Visit <a href="http://WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.CA">WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.CA</a> for details.</p> <p><strong> <br/>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Hours:</span></em><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, September 19 from 12noon - 9:00pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, September 20 from 10:00am – 5:00pm</span></p> <p><em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Location:</span></em><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tradex<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1190 Cornell Street<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Abbotsford, BC</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>For complete details and event updates visit <a href="http://WWW.TRUXPO.COM">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a>.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:WWW.TRUXPO.COM">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:10:36 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/uk-superstars-dj-sanj-and-jay-status-slated-to-perform-at-western-canada-s-largest-trucking-and-logistics-show/ Seminar Schedule for Secondary Woodworking Show Announced http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/seminar-schedule-for-secondary-woodworking-show-announced/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, Quebec and Eastern Canada’s bilingual secondary wood event will offer an extensive educational program. This cutting-edge seminar series will cover diverse topics that will be of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals.</p> <p>Seminars will take place onsite at the show on <strong>Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th, 2014</strong>, and will include such topics as…</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Human Resources Training Courses and Tools for the Woodworking / Cours de formation et outils de gestion des ressources humaines pour le secteur du bois ouvré <br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Richard Lipman, Wood Manufacturing Council (presented in English)<br/>  </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>New architectural woodwork norms: AWMAC’s (AWS) / La nouvelle norme de menuiserie architecturale (NMA) de l’AWMAC</strong> <br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Martin Boutet, AWMAC (presented in French)<br/>  </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>New technological breakthroughs in wood finishing / Nouvelles avancées technologiques pour la finition du bois</strong> <br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Véronic Landry, FPInnovations (presented in French)<br/>  </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Combustible Dust Explosion Protection / Protection contre les explosions de poussières combustibles</strong> <br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Ed Chovanec, IEP Technologies (presented in English)</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Visit the show website for additional details, including the full seminar schedule.</span></p> <p>Canada Woodworking East will attract commercial and residential cabinet manufacturers and installers, commercial and home furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, as well as millwork, molding, door, window and stair manufacturers, and more.</p> <p>Visitors planning to attend the show can pre-register online at <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/cwe2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a> to save 50% off admission and fast track their entrance directly into the show.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking East will be co-located with <strong>InterSaw</strong>, the international sawmilling Expo, and <strong>BiomassExpo</strong>, featuring the latest biomass equipment available in today’s market. Combined, these events are expected to attract some 250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors. One admission price will grant attendees admission to all events and all seminars.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><br/>For more information, please visit:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw/BiomassExpo – <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:47:22 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/seminar-schedule-for-secondary-woodworking-show-announced/ Seminar Schedule for International Sawmilling Expo Announced http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/seminar-schedule-for-international-sawmilling-expo-announced/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – InterSaw, the international sawmilling expo, will offer an extensive educational program. This cutting-edge seminar series will cover diverse topics that will be of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals.</p> <p>Seminars will take place onsite at the show on <strong>Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th, 2014</strong>, and will include such topics as…</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Maximizing Value at the Softwood and Hardwood Sawmill </strong>(presented in English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Eugene Wengert, The Wood Doctor’s Rx, LLC</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Pellet Market Opportunities / Opportunités du marché des granules</strong> (presented in French and English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: John Arsenault, Wood Pellet Association of Canada &amp; Québec Wood Export Bureau</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Séchage de la biomasse forestière</strong> (presented in French)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Feng Ding, CRiQ</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Drying – Do Not Let Profits Evaporate</strong> (Sawmilling) (presented in English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Eugene Wengert, The Wood Doctor’s Rx, LLC</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Improving Biomass Quality: Immediate Payback!</strong> (presented in English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Sylvain Volpé, FPInnovations</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Combustible Dust Explosion Protection</strong> (presented in English)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Ed Chovanec, IEP Technologies</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Pertes monétaires associées aux procédés de fabrication du bois de sciage</strong> (presented in French)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Presenter: Jacques Lajoie, FPInnovations</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw takes place at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium and will feature leaders from the sawmilling industry. The show has been endorsed by Resolute Forest Products, as well as J.D. Irving Limited, and will be a site for networking, training and acquiring new technology for the industry.</span></p> <p>Visitors planning to attend the show can pre-register online at <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/intersaw2014/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a> to save 50% off admission and fast track their entrance directly into the show.</p> <p>InterSaw will include the <strong>BiomassExpo</strong>, featuring the latest biomass equipment available in today’s market, and will be co-located with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, a new show for secondary woodworkers. Combined, these events are expected to attract some 250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors. One admission price will grant attendees admission to all events and all seminars.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw/BiomassExpo – </span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" title="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/intersaw-2014/" href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/intersaw2014/">www.InterSawScie.ca</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Canada Woodworking East – </span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" title="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/" href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/intersaw2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></p> <p><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:40 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/seminar-schedule-for-international-sawmilling-expo-announced/ Western Canada's Largest Trucking & Logistics Show to Feature Michael "Pinball" Clemons as Keynote Speaker http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-canada-s-largest-trucking-and-logistics-show-to-feature-michael-pinball-clemons-as-keynote-speaker/ <p><em style="line-height: 1.4;">Abbotsford, BC</em><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> – TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show, is presented in partnership with the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) and takes place September 19-20, 2014 at TRADEX in Abbotsford.</span></p> <p>Show organizers are thrilled to announce the addition of <strong>Michael “Pinball” Clemons</strong> as the keynote speaker for the industry luncheon, a new component of the conference program for the 2014 edition. Clemons joins the <strong>Honourable Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure</strong>, who will give opening remarks and officially open the show.</p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Truxpo2014/pinball-web_2.png" width="140" alt="" title=""/></td> <td> <p>As a former all-star running back, Grey Cup winning coach, President and CEO, <span style="line-height: 1.4;">and now the Vice-Chair for the Toronto Argonauts, Michael “Pinball” Clemons </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">is a man of unquestionable character and spirit. He is equally renowned for </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">his achievements on the football field as he is for his impact as a motivational speaker. He inspires audiences by demonstrating what it means to beat the </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">odds and encourages listeners to use teamwork to achieve their goals.</span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/>TRUXPO attracts local, national and international exhibitors and visitors and showcases new products and the latest in commercial trucking, logistics and transportation equipment. This year, it will take over the entire TRADEX complex, plus 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space. To date, the show is <strong>95% sold out</strong>.</span></p> <p>In addition to the industry luncheon, the 2014 TRUXPO conference program features seminars that offer a look ahead at British Columbia’s economy, as well as information on how industry members can support growth and take advantage of upcoming opportunities in key resource sectors. Presented by the BCTA, it will include updates from key personnel in sectors such as mining, construction, intermodal shipping, forestry, and oil and gas. Click here to visit the BCTA’s website for details.</p> <p>Additional features for the 2014 edition of TRUXPO include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>BIG RIG SHOW &amp; SHINE – Hosted by Pro-Trucker Magazine<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">An impressive grouping of both show and working trucks, all vying for honors in the Truck Beauty Pageant, which will be professionally judged. Pick up your People’s Choice ballot at Pro-Trucker Magazine’s booth and vote for your favourite rig!<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>RIDE &amp; DRIVE<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Attendees will have the opportunity to test-drive brand new OEM trucks and experience the latest in comfort, efficiency, and performance. Get up close and personal to this machinery to make an informed, hands-on decision.<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>FREE INDUSTRY SEMINARS</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sessions are designed to educate and inform – including Natural Gas sessions and “Driving for Dollars” seminars.</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 14px;"><br/>As well, the </span><strong style="line-height: 14px;">Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong><span style="line-height: 14px;"> will be taking place concurrently and co-located at TRADEX. It welcomes equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they will need to sustain their operations into the future. Visit </span><a style="line-height: 14px;" href="http://WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.CA">WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.CA</a><span style="line-height: 14px;"> for details.</span></p> <h3 style="text-align: center;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/>For complete details and event updates visit </span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="http://WWW.TRUXPO.COM">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;">.</span></h3> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/>Media Inquiries:</strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</span><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.</span><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><br/><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator</span><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.</span><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><br/><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:47:11 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/western-canada-s-largest-trucking-and-logistics-show-to-feature-michael-pinball-clemons-as-keynote-speaker/ Dates Announced for Nova Scotia's Leading Commercial Fisheries Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/dates-announced-for-nova-scotia-s-leading-commercial-fisheries-event/ <p><em>Yarmouth, Nova Scotia</em> – The next edition of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show, the <strong>Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition</strong>, will take place <strong>February 6-7, 2015</strong>. Held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia, it will offer visitors a comprehensive collection of marine and commercial fisheries products and services.</p> <p>“Attendance at Fish Canada Workboat Canada – held in January 2014 in Moncton – was up nearly 12%, with more than 4,500 buyers,” said Show Manager Shawn Murphy. “Building on the momentum of that hugely successful show, the 2015 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition is poised to be a banner event.”</p> <p>“The port of Yarmouth is located in the heart of Nova Scotia’s largest lobster fishing district, LFA # 34,” said Emery White, a marine broker from Yarmouth. “Locally, <strong>fishing and related industries have had a very successful year</strong> with record catches; higher prices for lobster and scallops than the previous few years; and a bustling trade for boat builders. We are hopeful this trend will continue into the future.”</p> <p>Nova Scotia is Canada’s largest exporter of fish and seafood, with <strong>exports valued in excess of $1.1 billion</strong>. The coming year is a pivotal time for the industry, with the province focused on developing a commercial fisheries strategy to ensure the fishing industry is sustainable, creates jobs, and helps grow the economy.</p> <p>Visitors to the 2015 Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition will be greeted with displays of engines of all types and sizes, boats, safety and lighting equipment, foul weather gear, hydraulics, electronics, ropes, lobster traps, nets, and everything an enterprise owner, captain or deckhand would want to see. There will also be companies offering marine insurance, legal services and the like; and DFO, Canadian Coast Guard and provincial government agencies will be on hand to show visitors the latest items they have available.</p> <p>Be sure to mark your calendars for two exciting days… February 6-7, 2015 at the <strong>Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia</strong>. For more information on the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, please visit: <a href="http://www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca">www.EasternCanadianFisheriesExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:15:01 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/dates-announced-for-nova-scotia-s-leading-commercial-fisheries-event/ CNRE IS BACK: MAY 29 & 30, 2015! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/cnre-is-back-may-29-and-30-2015/ <p>Canada North Resources Expo (CNRE) returns to take over the CN Centre in Prince George in 2015! With four acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits focusing on forestry, heavy construction and project infrastructure, this show features all the equipment needed to get the big jobs done.</p> <p>CNRE launched in 2013 to huge accolades. Now hailed as a must-attend industry event, the 2015 edition of this biennial expo will build on the success of the 2013 edition and will welcome representatives from the following industries:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Forestry – harvesting, woodlots, community forests, silviculture, pulp and chips</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Heavy Equipment – excavation, grading, crushing and screening, road building, land clearing</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mining – exploration, construction</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Independent Power Producers – run of the river, wind farms, solar</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Biomass Industry – wood pellets, power co-generation, bio-fuels</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Resource Industry Professionals – engineers, foresters, planners, GIS technology, project managers, consultants, technicians</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Transportation Industry – air, rail, land, sea</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Suppliers and Service Providers – equipment, manufacturing, machining, camps, caterers</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Training and Employment Services – career planners, assessors, training schools, post-secondary institutions, HR managers</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p><strong>Stay tuned for Show Launch to book your space and keep an eye on <a href="http://www.CNRE.ca">www.CNRE.ca</a> which will be updated soon with all the key details!</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>What Last Edition’s Exhibitors Are Saying:</strong></span></p> <p>“Best attendance in years; I have filled my notebook with leads, tasks, to-dos and I have booked 4 more presentations. I have customers that came from communities out of town and they said they heard about the show with your well placed ads. I will be booking for 2015 for sure!”</p> <p style="text-align: right;"><em>- Scott Chipman, Atlantic Industries Limited</em></p> <p>“We had a very successful show and your team was very professional and most helpful in every way. We will be rebooking for 2015.”</p> <p style="text-align: right;"><em>- Ron Trainor, Western Equipment Limited</em></p> <p>“The big story about CNRE is that it blew everyone’s expectations out of the water. So many shows have been marginal lately, and then this one comes, and everything worked out perfectly. It was well organized and managed. Promotion for the show was everywhere and it blanketed the market! It worked and people came. The parking lot was full, and that explains it!”</p> <p style="text-align: right;"><em>- Rob Stanhope, the Logging &amp; Sawmilling Journal</em></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:20:46 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/cnre-is-back-may-29-and-30-2015/ Online Registration Now Open for Cutting-Edge Industry Events http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/online-registration-now-open-for-cutting-edge-industry-events/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – Visitors planning to attend the 2014 editions of InterSaw and BiomassExpo are invited to pre-register online now. These exciting industry events are taking place September 26 and 27, 2014 at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium.</p> <p>Preparations are going extremely well, according to Show Manager Shawn Murphy. “This is shaping up to be a great event,” he said. “Our exhibitors will be bringing tons of sawmilling equipment and technology – from the log yard through primary and secondary breakdown, to the final shipping of the product.”</p> <p>“We are also very pleased to have participation from research-based industry associations, including FPInnovations and CRIQ,” Murphy added.</p> <p>InterSaw, the international sawmilling expo, will feature industry leaders from the sawmilling and secondary woodworking market. The show has been endorsed by Resolute Forest Products, as well as J.D. Irving, Limited. It will be a prime venue for networking, training, and acquiring new technology for the mill industry.</p> <p>The recent addition of BiomassExpo pairs the sawmilling sector with the emerging biomass industry – a natural fit. The latest biomass equipment available in today’s market will be featured, including grinders, pellet mills, fibre dryers, boilers, conveyors, silos, packaging, mill yard equipment, and more.</p> <p>InterSaw and BiomassExpo will be co-located at Olympic Stadium with Canada Woodworking East, a new show for secondary woodworkers in Quebec and Eastern Canada. One admission price will grant attendees admission to all three shows.</p> <p>By pre-registering, visitors will save 50% and fast-track their entrance directly into the show. Online registration is available at <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a> or simply <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/intersaw2014/">CLICK HERE</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information on these events, please visit:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">InterSaw / BiomassExpo – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:07:00 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/online-registration-now-open-for-cutting-edge-industry-events/ Heavy Equipment & Trucking Industries Super Event Taking Place This Fall, Expected to Attract Thousands http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/heavy-equipment-and-trucking-industries-super-event-taking-place-this-fall-expected-to-attract-thousands/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Equipment owners, operators, and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance will congregate at the TRADEX grounds September 19-20, 2014 for the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the show will feature tons of big iron on display. An outdoor and tented event, the show will encompass <strong>three acres of exhibit space</strong> in the TRADEX north parking lot.</p> <p>“With just a few months until the show, momentum is building,” said Mark Cusack, National Show Manager. “This show runs on a three year cycle and <strong>the BC market is booming</strong> so our exhibitors are excited to get back in front of a qualified audience. There’s quite a lot of buzz.”</p> <p>This year, the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show will be <strong>co-located with TRUXPO</strong>, Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show. Presented in partnership with the BC Trucking Association, it attracts local, national and international exhibitors and visitors and showcases the latest in commercial trucking, logistics and transportation equipment. It will take over the entire TRADEX complex, plus 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space.</p> <p>Hailed as a one-stop industry event for those in the heavy equipment and trucking industries, an expected 8,000+ visitors will be able to check out the latest rigs, the newest equipment and all the parts, services and accessories to get their jobs done.</p> <p><strong>WHEN:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, September 19: 12 noon – 9:00 p.m.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, September 20: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong>WHO:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show is produced by Master Promotions Ltd. and is presented in partnership with JGS Events. It has been endorsed by the BC Chapter of the Canadian Association of Equipment Distributors.</span></p> <p><strong>FOR MORE INFORMATION:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Visit <a href="http://www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca">www.PacificEquipmentShow.ca</a></span></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Marketing &amp; Communications Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:56:24 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/heavy-equipment-and-trucking-industries-super-event-taking-place-this-fall-expected-to-attract-thousands/ Online Registration Now Open for Secondary Woodworking Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/online-registration-now-open-for-secondary-woodworking-show/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – Visitors planning to attend the 2014 edition of Canada Woodworking East, taking place September 26 and 27 at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, are invited to pre-register online now.<span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>This unique industry event is the only show focused on Canada’s bilingual secondary wood marketplace. It will attract commercial and residential cabinet manufacturers and installers, commercial and home furniture manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, as well as millwork, molding, door, window and stair manufacturers, and more.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East will be co-located at Olympic Stadium with InterSaw – the international sawmilling expo – featuring industry leaders from the sawmilling and secondary woodworking market. BiomassExpo will also be part of this exciting industry event, providing a focus on the latest in biomass equipment and technology, including grinders, pellet mills, fibre dryers, boilers, conveyors, silos, packaging, mill yard equipment, and more.</span></p> <p>One admission price will grant attendees admission to all shows. By pre-registering, visitors will save 50% and fast-track their entrance directly onto the show floor. Online registration is available at <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a> or simply <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/cwe2014/">CLICK HERE</a>.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/><strong>For more information on these events, please visit:</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw / BiomassExpo – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:MNEEB@MPLTD.CA">MNEEB@MPLTD.CA</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:11:26 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/online-registration-now-open-for-secondary-woodworking-show/ Introducing BiomassExpo - Part of InterSaw 2014 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/introducing-biomassexpo-part-of-intersaw-2014/ <p><em>Montreal, QC</em> – This fall already marks the arrival of the international sawmilling expo <strong>InterSaw</strong> in Montreal, co-located at Olympic Stadium with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, the only show focused on Canada’s French and bilingual secondary wood marketplace. Now, to meet the demands of another facet of the Canadian forest industry, a third component has been added to this exciting lineup – the <strong>BiomassExpo</strong>.</p> <p><strong>“Biomass is a thriving industry and the perfect complement to InterSaw,”</strong> said Show Manager Shawn Murphy. “Thousands of potential buyers will walk the show floor to see the latest biomass equipment available in today’s market, including grinders, pellet mills, fibre dryers, boilers, conveyors, silos, packaging, mill yard equipment, and more!”</p> <p>“We are happy to support this joint event in Montreal marrying the sawmilling sector with the emerging biomass industry – it’s a natural fit,” said <strong>Scott Jamieson, Group Publisher, Canadian Biomass Magazine</strong>. “Sawmillers have the fibre access as well as the energy and market diversification needs, and the biomass sector has a role to play around both.”</p> <p>Endorsed by <strong>Resolute Forest Products</strong>, as well as <strong>J.D. Irving, Limited</strong>, the InterSaw event will be a site for networking, training and acquiring new technology for the mill industry. Canada Woodworking East is endorsed by the<strong> Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada – Quebec Chapter</strong> and will be the ideal venue for secondary woodworkers to meet face to face with manufacturers and distributors of machinery, hardware, and accessories.</p> <p>All three events will take place<strong> Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>, at Montreal’s internationally renowned Ol</strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>ympic Stadium</strong>. Combined, the shows are expected to attract some <strong>250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors</strong>. Tradeshow badges from one show will grant attendees admission to all events.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:<span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">BiomassExpo / InterSaw – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca">www.InterSawScie.ca</a><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 09:11:19 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/introducing-biomassexpo-part-of-intersaw-2014/ TRUXPO & PHES 2014: Two Great Events Coming to Abbotsford in September http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/truxpo-and-phes-2014-two-great-events-coming-to-abbotsford-in-september/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – This fall, the construction and trucking industries will take over TRADEX in Abbotsford. <strong>September 19-20, 2014</strong> will see the return of <strong>TRUXPO</strong> and the arrival of the <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong>. The two shows will be co-located at TRADEX and are expected to draw thousands of visitors.</p> <p>“We are excited to be pairing these two events for the first time,” said <strong>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager</strong>. “It’s a natural fit to combine the trucking and construction industries. There’s a lot of crossover in terms of both exhibitors and audience. Whether you are talking about a small vocational operation or large road building contractor, you will find trucks, trailers and heavy equipment. This is exactly what you will see in September.”</p> <p>Presented in partnership with the <strong>BC Trucking Association</strong>, TRUXPO is Western Canada’s largest trucking and logistics show. It attracts local, national and international exhibitors and visitors and showcases new products and the latest in commercial trucking, logistics and transportation equipment. This year, it will take over the <strong>entire TRADEX complex, plus 80,000 square feet </strong>of outdoor exhibit space.</p> <p>Special features for the 2014 edition include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>CONFERENCE PROGRAM<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The Conference Program is organized by the BC Trucking Association. Sessions will educate and inform trucking association and industry personnel with relevant industry information.<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>I</strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>NDUSTRY LUNCHEON</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">As part of the conference program, there will be a ticketed industry luncheon with a special keynote speaker.<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>MULTICULTURAL FOCUS<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">We'll celebrate Canada's diverse trucking industry with a full day of hands-on driver and industry information sessions – plus special entertainment and ethnic &amp; Canadian food.<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>RECRUITING HERE</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">This popular feature encourages job seekers to come with resume in-hand. Drivers, mechanics and other related professionals are in demand all across the nation. Exhibitors will have the option to display special signage indicating they are hiring.<br/> </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>SHOW &amp; SHINE</strong><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Showcasing an impressive grouping of Show Trucks, all vying for honors in the Truck Beauty Show, the Show &amp; Shine will be professionally judged. Presented by Pro-Trucker Magazine.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>The <strong>Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</strong> will welcome equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they will need to sustain their operations into the future.</p> <p>It will be an outdoor and tented event encompassing <strong>three acres of both static and demo exhibits</strong> in the TRADEX north parking lot. The <strong>Demo Zone</strong> will provide visitors with an opportunity to test equipment right on site – in real operating conditions, so they can see exactly what the machines can do.</p> <p>For complete details and event updates visit:<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://WWW.TRUXPO.COM">WWW.TRUXPO.COM</a> and <a href="http://WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.COM">WWW.PACIFICEQUIPMENTSHOW.COM</a>.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/> </span></p> <p><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Truxpo2014/_resampled/resizedimage15038-MASTER-PROMOTIONS.jpg" width="150" height="38" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><br/><em>Master Promotions Ltd. has been producing trade shows, consumer shows and conferences in Canada since 1973. Managing in excess of twenty-five events annually, Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company. For complete company information and event schedule, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca">www.masterpromotions.ca</a>.</em></p> <p><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/Truxpo2014/_resampled/resizedimage15070-BCTA.jpg" width="150" height="70" alt="" title=""/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>BCTA, a member-based, non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization, is the recognized voice of the British Columbia motor carrier industry, representing over 1,200 truck and motor coach fleets and over 250 suppliers to the industry. BCTA members operate over 13,000 vehicles, employ 26,000 people, and generate over $2 billion in revenue annually in the province.</em></span></span></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 15:08:21 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/truxpo-and-phes-2014-two-great-events-coming-to-abbotsford-in-september/ Thousands of Visitors in Moncton for Trade Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-of-visitors-in-moncton-for-trade-event/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Thousands of exhibitors and attendees from across Canada and the US congregated in Moncton on May 7 &amp; 8 for MEET 2014 – the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show.</p> <p><strong>The number of buyers was up 8%</strong> over the previous show, with <strong>over 6,200 people in attendance</strong>. Held biennially, MEET is the largest trade event east of Montreal and the nation’s second largest overall.</p> <p>“MEET has proven itself to be one of the <strong>top industry events in Canada</strong>,” said Show Manager Shawn Murphy. “This year’s edition was a great success. Attendance was up, our seminar series was well attended, the industry dinner was a huge hit, and our Innovation Awards recognized some truly cutting-edge products.”</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #ce0f42;"><br/>SKILLS CANADA NB COMPETITION</span></strong><br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">As part of the 2014 edition of the show, MEET hosted the Plumbing; Electrical Installation; and Refrigeration &amp; Air Conditioning portions of the Skills Canada NB Competition. These three challenges served as provincial qualifiers for the Skills Canada National Competition, the largest national multi-trade and technology competition for Canadian students and apprentices, which takes place in Toronto next month.</span></p> <p>This year, New Brunswick is expected to send a team of more than 30 students. Congratulations to the following winners of the competitions that took place on site at MEET 2014:</p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <p><span style="line-height: 14px;"><strong>Refrigeration:</strong></span></p> <p>Aaron Wright (gold)<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Matthew MacFarlane (silver)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Chris McConnell (bronze)</span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Plumbing:</strong></p> <p>Brad Stiles (gold)<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Kevin Goguen (silver)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Jean-Francois Savoie (bronze)</span></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>Electrical:</strong></p> <p>Taylor Welch (gold)<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Allan MacDougall (silver)<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Joey Bard (bronze)</span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table><p><br/><strong><span style="color: #ce0f42;"><span style="color: #ce0f42;">MEET INNOVATION AWARDS<br/></span></span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The third biennial MEET Innovation Awards were handed out on the opening morning of the show. These awards honour innovative products in the mechanical and electrical industries and an award is presented for each of the MEET Show’s sponsoring associations. Congratulations to this year’s recipients:</span></p> <p><strong>ASHRAE – NB/PEI Chapter Innovation Award<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Product: SKD Direct Multi-Steam Injection Humidifier with Integrated Re-Evaporator<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Recipient: Neptronic</span></p> <p><strong>CIPH Innovation Award<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Product: NCB- 180/210/240 ASME<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Recipient: Navien America Inc.</span></p> <p><strong>Electro-Federation Canada Innovation Award<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Product: SIMpull® CoilPAK™<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Recipient: Southwire Canada</span></p> <p><strong>IES Innovation Award<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Product: Trilia™<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Recipient: Acuity Brands Lighting</span></p> <p><strong><span style="color: #ce0f42;"><span style="color: #ce0f42;"><br/>MEET INDUSTRY DINNER &amp; INAUGURAL MEET SHOW RECOGNITION AWARD<br/></span></span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Industry members came together at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel for an evening of networking, entertainment and a delicious meal. The event included a performance by comedian Matthew DiSero, as well as the presentation of the <strong>MEET Show Recognition Award</strong>. This special award was created to honour a committee member or another individual who has positively impacted and made significant contributions to the MEET Show.</span></p> <p>The inaugural recipient of the MEET Show Recognition Award is <strong>Ralph Smith</strong>, an icon in the Electrical Engineering and Lighting community, not only in New Brunswick, but across Atlantic Canada. Ralph played a major role in establishing the very first MEET Show in 1986 and chaired the committee for many years. His various show committee roles have been a key part of the MEET Show’s continued success.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #ce0f42;"><span style="color: #ce0f42;"><br/>ASHRAE NB/PEI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS<br/></span></span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Several scholarships were awarded on site at MEET 2014. Dwight Scott, Chair of Student Activities Committee, ASHRAE NB/PEI Chapter, presented <strong>Colin Murphy</strong> of NBCC-Fredericton and <strong>Shelby Gallant </strong>of NBCC-Moncton, both graduating engineering technology students, with $1,000 scholarships. Additionally, <strong>Nicholas Hooper</strong> was the recipient of the ASHRAE NB/PEI Chapter Scholarship, also valued at $1,000.</span></p> <p>The MEET Show is proudly sponsored by: the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, the Illuminating Engineering Society, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing &amp; Heating, and Electro-Federation Canada.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET2014/Sponsors-Associations.jpg" width="500" height="105" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The MEET Show will return in 2016. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.MEETSHOW.ca">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheMEETShow" target="_blank">find us on Facebook</a>.</span></p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:SMURPHY@MPLTD.CA">SMURPHY@MPLTD.CA</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span></p> <p><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET2014/_resampled/resizedimage15038-MASTER-PROMOTIONS.jpg" width="150" height="38" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><br/><em>Master Promotions Ltd. has been producing trade shows, consumer shows and conferences in Canada since 1973. Managing in excess of twenty-five events annually, Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company. For complete company information and event schedule, visit <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca">www.masterpromotions.ca</a>.</em></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 09:46:30 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/thousands-of-visitors-in-moncton-for-trade-event/ Valley Community Expo Showcases New Exhibitors, Partnership with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/valley-community-expo-showcases-new-exhibitors-partnership-with-juvenile-diabetes-research-foundation/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – The 3rd annual <strong>Valley Community Expo</strong> took place at the qplex April 26 &amp; 27, 2014.</p> <p>Visitors from southern New Brunswick and beyond came to check out the latest in home building and renovation products, landscape and gardening, sports and recreation, family living and more.</p> <p>One of the biggest successes of the weekend was a new partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for the second annual <strong>Meet a Machine Family Fun Day</strong>. Visitors were able to get up close and personal with fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, a school bus, tractors, 4-wheelers, dump trucks and more, all in support of juvenile diabetes research. A crowd favourite, this new partnership succeeded in almost doubling the amount of money raised compared to last year.</p> <p>“Our Meet a Machine Family Fun Day raised more than $10,550,” said <strong>Kelly Hare, Senior Fundraising Development Coordinator with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation</strong>. “Thanks for the fantastic support from Master Promotions! Last year we raised about $5,900 so this was a great increase!”</p> <p>Another fan favourite was Ground Zero laser tag on Sunday – even the periodic rain showers didn’t keep participants away. Comments from visitors indicated they were pleased with the content and variety of exhibitors that were showcased. Exhibitors were also pleased with the event.</p> <p>“This year’s Valley Community Expo was a perfect venue to display our business and meet face to face with families in our community,” said <strong>Mark McAloon, Eco Heat</strong>. “It was an excellent event all around!”</p> <p>Congratulations to the winners of this year’s door prizes:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Amy Watters</strong>, winner of a Honda rear-bag mower courtesy of Eldridge’s.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Paul Stevens</strong>, winner of a ductless split heat pump courtesy of Eco Heat.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Venessa McLellan</strong>, winner of a Costco prize package.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Melissa Daly</strong>, winner of a patio heater courtesy of Eco Heat.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Thanks to our sponsors: <strong>Saint John Toyota Scion</strong>, <strong>Kool 98</strong> and <strong>K100</strong> for their generous support of this event.</p> <p>Be sure to join us next year for the fourth annual Valley Community Expo. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.ValleyExpo.ca">www.ValleyExpo.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(506) 658-0818</span></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 10:09:14 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/valley-community-expo-showcases-new-exhibitors-partnership-with-juvenile-diabetes-research-foundation/ MEET 2014 Takes Place This Week, Bringing a Boost to Moncton-Area Hospitality Industries http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/meet-2014-takes-place-this-week-bringing-a-boost-to-moncton-area-hospitality-industries/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Later this week, on <strong>May 7th and 8th</strong>, thousands of exhibitors and attendees from across Canada and the US will be taking part in MEET 2014 – the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show.</p> <p>Held biennially at the Moncton Coliseum, 2014 marks the 21st edition of this show. As the largest trade event east of Montreal and the nation’s second largest overall, the MEET Show will welcome an estimated <strong>6,000+ tradespeople, including electrical and mechanical contractors, engineers, architects, and municipal workers</strong>, to the Moncton area.</p> <p><strong>Over 400 companies</strong> will be exhibiting in <strong>close to 500 booths</strong> at the show. Each one of these booths will be manned by several people, all of whom have travelled to Moncton <strong>from across North America</strong> to greet and do business with the thousands of people in attendance at the MEET Show.</p> <p>The economic benefit that an event of this nature brings to Moncton hospitality industries is tremendous – with area hotels selling out and restaurant traffic increasing substantially. Exhibitors and visitors alike will flock to the hub city to attend the event, with many bringing along their families to visit local attractions and take in a little shopping during down time, creating a boom for area businesses.</p> <p>The MEET Show will include<strong> exhibits featuring plumbing, electrical, automation, lighting, HVAC, and hardware products &amp; services</strong>. Visitors can attend a cutting edge seminar program and take in the excitement of the onsite Skills Canada NB Competition. Those attending the show and seminars can also be eligible for informal education credits from professional associations including <strong>Engineers Nova Scotia</strong>, <strong>Engineers PEI</strong>, and the <strong>APEGNB</strong>.</p> <p>The MEET Show is proudly sponsored by: the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, the Illuminating Engineering Society, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing &amp; Heating, and Electro-Federation Canada.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET2014/Sponsors-Associations.jpg" width="500" height="105" alt="" title=""/></p> <p>For all the exciting details on the 2014 MEET Show, please visit: <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/meet-2014/">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> or <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheMEETShow" target="_blank">find us on Facebook</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:SMURPHY@MPLTD.CA">SMURPHY@MPLTD.CA</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 10:16:24 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/meet-2014-takes-place-this-week-bringing-a-boost-to-moncton-area-hospitality-industries/ Miramichi Home & Community Showcase Promotes Region's Products, Services and Resources http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/miramichi-home-and-community-showcase-promotes-region-s-products-services-and-resources/ <p><em>Miramichi, NB</em> – The 27th edition of the <strong>Miramichi Home &amp; Community Showcase</strong> took place this past weekend, April 25-27, 2014, at the Miramichi Civic Centre.</p> <p>This year’s show included a mix of new exhibitors and seasoned veterans representing lawn and garden, homebuilding, renovation, and hunting and fishing products and services, as well as a variety of nutritional products and community resources as part of the Be Alive Northumberland Community Wellness Feature.</p> <p>“We love returning to the Miramichi year after year,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “The 2014 edition of the Miramichi Home &amp; Community Showcase offered visitors an opportunity not only to win great door prizes, but also to get information on a broad range of offerings from companies serving the greater Miramichi area.”</p> <p>Exhibitors were pleased to meet with show visitors and were thrilled to see that many came to discuss specific projects and to purchase the products and services they saw at the show.</p> <p>A number of prizes were given out over the course of the weekend, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A Toro Personal Pace lawn mower as part of the Dynaco/ New Holland &amp; Re/Max Curbalicious promotion, won by <strong>Kelly Matchett</strong>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">An all-purpose fishing rod from Miramichi City Surplus, won by <strong>Sharon Poirier</strong>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Two $100 dollar gift cards from Baie Ste Anne Home Building Center, won by <strong>Jim Ward</strong> and <strong>Crystal Mullin</strong>.</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Congratulations to all our winners!</span></p> <p>Thank you to our community partner, <strong>Hospice Miramichi</strong> – a charitable organization dedicated to bringing hospice and palliative care services to the Miramichi and surrounding areas – and all the volunteers who are working to make this incredibly worthy project a reality.</p> <p>Thanks as well to everyone who attended this year’s show. Be sure to join us next year for the 28th annual Miramichi Home &amp; Community Showcase – stay tuned for a date announcement and details at <a href="http://WWW.MIRAMICHIHOMESHOW.CA">WWW.MIRAMICHIHOMESHOW.CA</a>.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:KSTILWELL@MPLTD.CA">KSTILWELL@MPLTD.CA</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 10:06:08 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/miramichi-home-and-community-showcase-promotes-region-s-products-services-and-resources/ Second Annual Island Outdoor Show Ushers in Spring 2014 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/second-annual-island-outdoor-show-ushers-in-spring-2014/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – With snowbanks finally melting and spring in the air, Islanders came to check out the latest in boats, RVs and powersport products at the 2014 edition of the <strong>Island Outdoor Show</strong>, held April 25-27, 2014.</p> <p>“It was great to see that boats and RVs were selling,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “It’s a positive sign for 2014. After the winter we had, people are beyond excited to get back outdoors and enjoy the upcoming season.”</p> <p>Congratulations to the winners of this year’s door prizes:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Christine Barbrick</strong>, winner of two general admission weekend passes for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Jessica Pigott</strong>, winner of eight-foot Inflatable Rave Saturn, compliments of Bayside Recreation.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Randy MacDonald</strong>, winner of a 7-night camping stay, courtesy of PEI Provincial Parks, at any of the nine Provincial Parks across the Island.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s show as well as our sponsors, including <strong>RV Insure</strong>. Be sure to join us next year for the third annual Island Outdoor Show. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.IslandOutdoorShow.ca">www.IslandOutdoorShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:27:04 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/second-annual-island-outdoor-show-ushers-in-spring-2014/ Mark Your Calendar for for a Bigger and Better BC Log Home, Timber Frame & Outdoor Living Show: March 14-15, 2015 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/mark-your-calendar-for-for-a-bigger-and-better-bc-log-home-timber-frame-and-outdoor-living-show-march-14-15-2015/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – Master Promotions Ltd., producers of the <strong>BC Log Home, Timber Frame &amp; Outdoor Living Show</strong>, are pleased to announce the return of a bigger and better show in 2015 at TRADEX in Abbotsford!</p> <p>Get inspiration for outdoor living and all the latest innovations in log and timber frame homes. Whether you’re looking for ideas for your weekend getaway property or your main residence, this show is where you’ll find all the newest products and services for buying, building, renovating and maintaining your little piece of paradise.</p> <p>“We’re thrilled to be returning with this show after the success it’s enjoyed in previous years,” said <strong>Show Manager Les Trendall</strong>. “The 2015 edition will be bigger and better with a special focus on outdoor living and will offer something for all lifestyles: waterfront property, cabin, cottage, recreational property, country living, and more!”</p> <p>The beautiful province of British Columbia boasts an enviable quality of life, from its spectacular Pacific coastline, to the bountiful Okanagan, majestic mountain range, untouched rugged wilderness, surging rivers and beyond, it is known as Canada’s outdoor playground. The new and improved <strong>BC Log Home, Timber Frame &amp; Outdoor Living Show</strong> will encompass everything under one roof: docks, decks, watercraft, outdoor furniture, BBQs, hot tubs, solar/renewable energy technology, canoes, kayaks and all the latest in outdoor and backyard products and services.</p> <p>Join us for outdoor living at its best and mark your calendar for <strong>March 14-15, 2015</strong>! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca">www.masterpromotions.ca</a> for the latest details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Les Trendall, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">ltrendall@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-877-888-7111</span></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:01:34 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/mark-your-calendar-for-for-a-bigger-and-better-bc-log-home-timber-frame-and-outdoor-living-show-march-14-15-2015/ Spring-Like Weather Welcomed Visitors to the 2014 Edition of the Atlantic National Home Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/spring-like-weather-welcomed-visitors-to-the-2014-edition-of-the-atlantic-national-home-show/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – With the arrival of some spring-like weather at last, New Brunswickers came out to Harbour Station in full force for the <strong>Atlantic National Home Show</strong>, held April 4-6, 2014. Attendance was brisk over the three-day event, and totaled an impressive <strong>18,900 visitors</strong>!</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the show offered up a variety of exhibitors from the homebuilding, renovation and related industries along with many exciting features. Children and parents alike were entertained with the Kids’ CBC mascots and CBC personalities. The King Cole Kitchen was a non-stop tea party and visitors tasted a myriad of flavours of tea and nut butters. Cake and tea was given out during Seniors Appreciation Day on Friday, and on Saturday, CBC and Shred Guard helped visitors protect themselves against identity theft by offering free document shredding.</p> <p>Exhibitors were pleased to meet with show visitors and were thrilled to see that many came to discuss specific projects with plans in hand.</p> <p>“DesignBy &amp; The Window Shop had another successful year at the Atlantic National Home Show,” said <strong>Bev Long of DesignBy</strong>. “It’s the time of year when people are looking at renovating and building. The Home Show allows us to meet and educate the public on our award-winning, top-of-the-line products from Cabico, Eastland, All Weather Windows and Allsco Windows. Our team looks forward to helping the people we met on the weekend with their renovation and building needs.”</p> <p>A number of prizes were given out over the course of the weekend, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">$7,500 worth of installed windows, kitchens or siding compliments of DesignBy and The Window Shop, won by <strong>Theresa Beamish</strong> of Saint John, NB.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">$500 worth of hardware from The Window Shop, won by <strong>Debbie Simpson</strong> of Quispamsis, NB.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Entry into a draw for a trip for two with Air Canada (valued at $5,000) in support of The Joshua Group and a fleece jacket, won by <strong>Michael Gillespie</strong> of Saint John, NB.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">$500 worth of kitchen hardware from DesignBy Dream Kitchens, won by <strong>Donna Howw </strong>of Saint John, NB.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A pair of tickets to the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, won by <strong>Elvin McKinney</strong> of Saint John, NB.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fleece jackets courtesy of DesignBy and The Window Shop were also given to: Chris Hussey, Rob Frenette, Brenda Best, Chantal Forgey, Karen Daley, Mavis White, and Mark Levesque.</span></li> </ul><p>Congratulations to all our winners!</p> <p>Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a> for details on the 2015 edition of the Atlantic National Home Show.</p> <p><strong> <br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:KSTILWELL@MPLTD.CA">KSTILWELL@MPLTD.CA</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:14:32 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/spring-like-weather-welcomed-visitors-to-the-2014-edition-of-the-atlantic-national-home-show/ 2nd Annual Island Outdoor Show Opens This Weekend http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2nd-annual-island-outdoor-show-opens-this-weekend/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – Come play on your Island at the second annual <strong>Island Outdoor Show</strong>, taking place this weekend – April 25-27, 2014 – at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown!</span></p> <p>This is the Island's most inclusive recreation show, with the region's leading dealers of everything to do with outdoor living: RVs, boats, powersport products, campgrounds, tourism destinations and lots more!</p> <p>“We are excited to be returning to the Eastlink Centre for the second annual Island Outdoor Show,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “This year’s edition will offer some great chances to win as well as lots of toys for people to check out to help make this summer a great one!”</p> <p>Exhibitor categories for the 2014 edition include boats, chandleries, marine equipment/electronics, marine engines, docks and dock builders, RV dealers, campgrounds, RV parts and accessories, RV insurance and financing, canoes and kayaks, off-road and utility vehicles, powersport products and power equipment. A full list of exhibitors can be found at <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/island-outdoor-show-2014/exhibitor-list-2/v">www.IslandOutdoorShow.ca</a>.</p> <p>Visitors will have a chance to enter to win one of our exciting door prizes:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Two <strong>general admission weekend passes</strong> for the <strong>Cavendish Beach Music Festival</strong>, held July 4-6, 2014 and featuring Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Hunter Hayes as well as Darius Rucker, Gord Bamford and Brett Kissel.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>7-night camping stay</strong>, courtesy of PEI Provincial Parks, at any of the nine Provincial Parks across the Island. All reservations are based on availability.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">An <strong>eight-foot Inflatable Rave Saturn</strong>, compliments of Bayside Recreation. Climb aboard this floating, tilting, spinning planet! Go from side-to-side and watch it tilt, or try to climb the ball for hours of water fun!</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong> <br/>SHOW HOURS</strong></span></p> <p>Friday April 25<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">12 noon - 9 pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday April 26<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10 am - 8 pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday April 27<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10 am - 4 pm</span></p> <p><strong>ADMISSION</strong></p> <p>Adult (17-64) - $5<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Senior (65+) - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Junior (10-16) - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 FREE</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>For full show details, visit: <a href="http://www.IslandOutdoorShow.ca">www.IslandOutdoorShow.ca</a>.</p> <p> <br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:56:40 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2nd-annual-island-outdoor-show-opens-this-weekend/ Valley Community Expo... You've Got to Be There! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/valley-community-expo-you-ve-got-to-be-there/ <p><em>Quispamsis, NB</em> – Come meet your neighbours and friends and enjoy tons of free activities at the <strong>3rd annual Valley Community Expo, April 26th and 27th, 2014 at the qplex</strong>.</p> <p>This unique mix of business, leisure, community and family fun is presented by the <strong>Kennebecasis Valley Chamber of Commerce</strong>. Encompassing everything from home building and renovation products, to landscape and gardening, sports and recreation, family living and more, this event has something for everyone. We are excited to welcome tons of new exhibitors for 2014!</p> <p>“We are thrilled with how the show came together this year. We have lots of new features and exhibitors that are sure to be crowd pleasers,” said Show Manager <strong>Jason Peters</strong>. “We are especially pleased to offer such a variety of businesses,” added Show Manager <strong>Denise Miller</strong>, “including exhibits of generators, propane, wood stoves and other solutions for those who were affected by the infamous power outage of late 2013.”</p> <p>For a complete listing of all exhibitors, visit the <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/valley-community-expo-2014/">Valley Community Expo website</a>.</p> <p>New this year is a partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for the <strong>2nd annual Meet a Machine Family Fun Day!</strong> Get-up-close and personal with fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, a school bus, tractors, 4-wheelers, dump trucks and more, all in support of juvenile diabetes research. <em>Saturday from 10am-4pm.</em></p> <p>“We are very excited to be joining forces with Valley Expo this year,” said <strong>Kelly Hare</strong>, Senior Fundraising Development Coordinator with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. “We think this partnership is a perfect fit for Meet a Machine. This year we’ve teamed up for a huge weekend of fun for the whole family!”</p> <p>Additional features this year include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Enter at the Show to Win!</strong> Door prizes include:</span> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A 12,000 BTU <strong>ductless split heat pump</strong> made by Daikin Industries, which can be installed in any home and offers heating, cooling, air filtration &amp; dehumidification.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>Honda rear-bag mower</strong> courtesy of Eldridge’s Honda and Harley Davidson.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>Costco Prize Package</strong>.</span></li> </ul></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Ground Zero Laser Tag </strong>will be at the show with their mobile laser tag unit. Bring the kids out for a day of FREE laser tag! Children 12 and under must be supervised by a parent or guardian. <em>Sunday from 10am-4pm.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Dairy Farmers of Canada</strong> will present their “All You Need is Cheese” seminars throughout the event. Sample, learn and gain ideas right at the show. <em>Various times on Saturday and Sunday, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/valley-community-expo-2014/features/v#cheese">click here for details</a>.</em></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Enjoy the Y Kids Corner:</strong> Kids will enjoy arcade-grade Dance Dance Revolution, art, activities, games and movies. Just look for the balloon archway to enter FREE! Plus, enjoy free face painting both Saturday and Sunday!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Join <strong>CA-R-MA</strong> on-site and adopt your fur-ever friend right at the show!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Show &amp; Dine Offer:</strong> Take advantage of our exclusive offer for show visitors: pick up a coupon at the Valley Community Expo and then visit the Barrel’s Head Gastropub and Wine Bar. You’ll receive a free glass of 19 Crimes Durif Shiraz wine with the purchase of any entrée!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Kids can meet the <strong>Party Princess by Mandi!</strong> Bring a camera for photographs and plan your next Princess Party!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Learn something new by attending one of our <strong>Exhibitor Seminars</strong> – located on the upper level of the qplex. <em>Various times on Saturday and Sunday, <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/valley-community-expo-2014/seminar-schedule/v">click here for details</a>.</em></span></li> </ul><p style="text-align: center;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong> <br/>Visit the Valley Expo! You’ve Got to be There!</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">For complete details visit <a href="http://www.ValleyExpo.ca">www.ValleyExpo.ca</a>.</span></strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>SHOW HOURS </strong></span></p> <p>Saturday, April 26 <br/>10am – 6pm</p> <p>Sunday, April 27 <br/>10am – 4pm<span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>ADMISSION</strong></span></p> <p>Adults $5<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Seniors (65+) $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-18) $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass Max </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(2 adults, 2 juniors) $10<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children 10 years and under are free when accompanied by an adult</span></p> <p> <br/>Thanks to our sponsors: <strong>Toyota Scion</strong>, <strong>Kool 98</strong> and <strong>K100 </strong>for their generous support of this event.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(506) 658-0018</span></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:44:49 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/valley-community-expo-you-ve-got-to-be-there/ 2014 Spring Ideal Home Show a Winner with Big Crowds and Great Features http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-spring-ideal-home-show-a-winner-with-big-crowds-and-great-features/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> –The 2014 edition of the <strong>Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show</strong> took place at Exhibition Park March 28-30, 2014 and despite some weather-related challenges, was a huge success!</p> <p>For many, the highlight of the weekend was an appearance by <strong>HGTV’s Damon Bennett</strong>, star of Holmes Makes it Right. Bennett spoke about home renovation dos and don’ts and offered some home inspection tips for protecting one’s home, and both of his sessions generated huge crowds!</p> <p>The <strong>King Cole Maritime Kitchen</strong> was also a big hit, as was the <strong>Girl Guides of Canada Kids’ Corner</strong>. Visitors also got excited about the upcoming gardening season listening to author <strong>Niki Jabbour</strong> talk about growing fruits, vegetables and herbs and her book ‘Groundbreaking Food Gardens’. The families in attendance also loved getting a chance to meet <strong>Kids’ CBC characters</strong> Bo from Bo on the Go, Maxx from the Monster Math Squad and Fresco del Gecko from Pirates, Adventures in Art.</p> <p>Exhibitors were pleased with the turnout and commented on the fact that so many visitors came prepared to ask advice and talk about their specific home improvement or renovation projects.</p> <p>“Pioneer Fuels very much appreciated the ability to be able to talk with so many interested customers regarding our brand and offerings,” said <strong>Charles Higgins, Pioneer Fuels</strong>. “The show was very successful and we look forward to the Fall Ideal Home Show.”</p> <p>“Consumers are attending the show being more prepared in knowing what they are looking for, said <strong>Glenn Geddes, Glenmar Heating</strong>. “They’re asking good educated questions about the products they are looking for.”</p> <p>We next look forward to the Nova Scotia Fall Ideal Home Show, October 3-5, 2014. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.FallIdeal.ca">www.FallIdeal.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:34:17 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-spring-ideal-home-show-a-winner-with-big-crowds-and-great-features/ 2014 Colchester County Home Show a Success with New Features and Big Sales http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-colchester-county-home-show-a-success-with-new-features-and-big-sales/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Held this past weekend, April 11th-13th, at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre, the 2014 edition of the <strong>Colchester County Home Show</strong> offered some great new features, strong attendance – particularly on Saturday – and big sales!</p> <p>“It was a great show,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “The weather really worked in our favour this year; Saturday’s weather drove people directly to the building, and Sunday’s made people excited about spring and renovation season!”</p> <p>Exhibitors reported strong leads and sales coming out of this year’s show.</p> <p>“I've been working the Truro Home Show for 21 years and this year was definitely the best I've seen for direct sales,” said <strong>Doug MacInnes, Wilsons Home Heating</strong>. “On the Monday morning following the show, we had four sales signed and booked for installation. The Colchester County Home is never an expense for us; it's an investment that we see a return on immediately after the show. Thanks for another great year!”</p> <p>“I very much enjoyed our third year at the Colchester County Home Show,” said <strong>Teresa Dunlop, Little Luxuries Soapworks</strong>. “The addition of the home-based business section three years ago has given small businesses an opportunity to showcase their products and services, and adds interest and variety for consumers attending the show. Each year our success at the show has grown and we have made valuable contacts. Great vendors, great customers, and a smooth, well-organized show. We are already looking forward to next year!”</p> <p>“Overall one of the best home shows we get to attend in Nova Scotia,” said <strong>Barry Walker, Efficiency Nova Scotia</strong>. “The Rath Eastlink Community Centre is a great facility – well lit and uncrowded so customers can move around easily and speak with vendors and suppliers. Scott and Master Promotions do a great job every year!”</p> <p>This year’s edition of the Home Show included tons of exciting features, like the <strong>Dairy Farmers of Canada</strong> “All You Need is Cheese” seminars; a visit from <strong>Mayor Mills</strong> and cake courtesy of the <strong>Atlantic Superstore</strong>; a BBQ demo and samples with the <strong>Big Green Egg</strong> presented by <strong>LL Masonry, Stoves &amp; Fireplaces</strong>; PLINKO with <strong>Wilsons Home Heating</strong>; the latest models from <strong>Hollis Ford</strong>, the official vehicle sponsor of the Home Show; and lots of prizes, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A Northern Lights Fire Table by Kozy Heat courtesy of L.L. Masonry, Stoves &amp; Fireplaces, won by <strong>Alex Manicom</strong>; and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A $500 gift card or a Peter Kohler Entrance System courtesy of Harris Home Hardware, won by <strong>C. Zwicker</strong>.</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <br/>Thank you to presenting sponsor, the <strong>Truro and Colchester County Chamber of Commerce</strong>, for their continued support of this event, as well as our media partners, <strong>99.5 Cat Country</strong> and <strong>100.9 Big Dog</strong>.</span></p> <p>We also recognize the contributions of our long-standing exhibitors with our 2014 Colchester Home Show Exhibitor Appreciation Awards. This year’s recipients include:</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">5 YEARS – BRONZE</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Patterson Sales<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Trinity Maintenance Solutions</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;">15+ YEARS – GOLD</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Royal Bank Mortgage Team - 15 years<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Municipality of Colchester - 15 years<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Harris Home Centre - 16 years<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bath Fitter - 18 years<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">J.W. Bird - 18 years<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Mary Kay Cosmetics - 19 years<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">McBurney Pools &amp; Spas - 19 years</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">20 Years – PLATINUM</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Renu Water Centre - 20 years<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Wilson Fuels - 20 years<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">University First Class Painters - 21 years</span></p> <p>We now look forward to the 2015 edition of the Home Show; stay tuned to <a href="http://www.ColchesterCountyHomeShow.ca">www.ColchesterCountyHomeShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:34:17 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-colchester-county-home-show-a-success-with-new-features-and-big-sales/ Moncton Boat Show a Welcome Beginning to Spring http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/moncton-boat-show-a-welcome-beginning-to-spring/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Despite cool temperatures and uncooperative weather leading up to the show, more than <strong>9,200 visitors</strong> attended <strong>New Brunswick’s largest boat show</strong>, March 28-30 at the Moncton Coliseum.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong>, which was co-located with the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show and the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum, offered visitors a respite from the extended winter weather and an opportunity to dream about the summer boating season!</p> <p>This year’s show saw its <strong>highest-ever Saturday attendance</strong>, which was great news for exhibitors.</p> <p>“We are extremely pleased with the sales and leads that we received at the 2014 Moncton Boat Show, considering the winter weather we had,” said <strong>Jason Craig of Quartermaster Marine</strong>.</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Daniel Hebert</strong> of Moncton, NB, who won a $500 gift card from Action Car &amp; Truck Accessories. Thank you to our official vehicle sponsor of the Moncton Boat Show, Porsche of Halifax.</p> <p>We now look forward to 2014 boating season, as well as the 2015 edition of the Moncton Boat Show. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.MonctonBoatShow.ca ">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:10:34 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/moncton-boat-show-a-welcome-beginning-to-spring/ Dates Announced for 2015 Edition of National Heavy Equipment Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/dates-announced-for-2015-edition-of-national-heavy-equipment-show/ <p><em>Mississauga, ON</em> – Preparations for the next edition of the <strong>LARGEST heavy equipment show in the country </strong>are full steam ahead with the recent announcement of the show dates for the next <strong>National Heavy Equipment Show: March 5-6, 2015.</strong></p> <p>The 2015 show will represent the 14th edition of this mammoth biennial event. It takes over the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, showcasing cutting-edge products, big machine displays, and demos from the leaders of the heavy equipment and construction industries.</p> <p>“The Government of Canada has committed more than $50 billion over the next 10 years to build roads, bridges, subways, and other types of public infrastructure,” said National Show Manager Mark Cusack. “This show will see key decision makers and purchasers out in full force to get the machinery required for these much-needed infrastructure upgrades.”</p> <p>2015 show features will include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rock To Road magazine recognizing 10 outstanding individuals under the age of 40 from throughout Canada's aggregates and roadbuilding industry, as they present the <strong>‘Top 10 under 40’</strong>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>strong educational component</strong> offering thought-provoking and topical seminars during the event.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Gravel Pit</strong>, treating visitors to a huge display of aggregate machinery, including equipment like crushers, conveyors, scales, recyclers, front end loaders, hammers, drives/motors, and more.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>snow and ice removal</strong> area showcasing the products, services, equipment and technology used in snow and ice removal, and winter operations – big business when it comes to life in Canada.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>Rental Pavilion</strong>, which will include the latest equipment, tools, and products for sale or rent to the contractors and road building professionals who faithfully attend this event every two years.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>focus on employee safety and worksite security </strong>throughout the show, encouraging attendees to get up to speed on important industry challenges, such as roadside safety for workers.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>‘Recruiting Here’</strong> feature, allowing exhibitors looking to grow their ranks and hire new employees to hunt for new talent onsite.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>For complete details on the 2015 National Heavy Equipment Show, visit <a href="http://www.NHES.ca">www.NHES.ca</a>.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1.888.454.7469</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:31:00 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/dates-announced-for-2015-edition-of-national-heavy-equipment-show/ NB Sportsmen’s Show a Welcome Beginning to Spring http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nb-sportsmen-s-show-a-welcome-beginning-to-spring/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Despite cool temperatures and uncooperative weather leading up to the show, more than <strong>9,200 visitors</strong> attended this year’s <strong>New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show</strong>, March 28-30 at the Moncton Coliseum.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the NB Sportsmen’s Show, which was co-located with the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum and the Moncton Boat Show, offered visitors a respite from the extended winter weather and an opportunity to dream about the summer outdoor season!</p> <p>This year’s show saw its <strong>highest-ever Saturday attendance</strong>, which was great new for exhibitors.</p> <p>"According to our participants, the partnership between Master Promotions and the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum makes the Sportsmen's Show, the Fly Fishing Forum and the Boat Show one of the best – if not THE best and most complete – outdoor shows in eastern Canada,” said <strong>Jacques Heroux of the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum</strong>. “And next year should be even bigger and better!"</p> <p>“We love coming to the NB Sportsmen’s Show each year,” said <strong>Larry Northrup, Toys for Big Boys</strong>. “It’s an excellent opportunity for us to connect with customers in a more social environment. It’s a great show with great clientele!”</p> <p>"The NB Sportsman's Show was the first tradeshow that the newly-formed CWTF had the opportunity to display our organization to the public and the response was overwhelmingly positive!” said <strong>Mike Holland, Canadian Wild Turkey Federation</strong>. “Not only did we get to deliver our message to thousands of people, many strategic relationships and partnerships were forged with other vendors. I can definitely say that the show made a very positive impact on the CWTF in many areas. Where do we sign up for next year?”</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Matt Wilson </strong>on his double victory over dozens of competitors in the Atlantic Duck and Goose Calling Championships. Thank you to all our seminar presenters, as well as the Moncton Retriever Club and Alec Hoyt for some great demos throughout the weekend.</p> <p>Congratulations as well to the following winners of our door prizes:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Reg Ross</strong> of Riverview, NB, who won a Hatsan shotgun from Better Buy Sports</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Monique Landry</strong> of Saint John, NB, who won a knife from Triple X</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Angela Parlee</strong> of Hampton, NB, who won a knife from Triple X</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Thank you to our generous sponsors: Taylor Ford Lincoln, our official truck sponsor this year; and Action Car and Truck Accessories, sponsor of our visitor courtesy bags.<span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>We now look forward to the 2014 hunting and fishing seasons, as well as the 2015 edition of the NB Sportsmen’s Show and the 12th annual Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.NBSportsmenShow.ca">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:45 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nb-sportsmen-s-show-a-welcome-beginning-to-spring/ Fredericton Home Show a Success In Spite of Stormy Weather on Friday & Sunday http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fredericton-home-show-a-success-in-spite-of-stormy-weather-on-friday-and-sunday/ <p><em>Fredericton, NB</em> – Despite several days of relentless snow, ice and rain making show preparations quite challenging, the 2014 edition of the <strong>Fredericton Home Show</strong> went full steam ahead March 28-30 at the Fredericton Exhibition Grounds.</p> <p>This marked the 32nd edition of the show and it was bigger than ever, filling the entire Complex.</p> <p>“Visitors were not apprehensive to venture out before, during and after the storm,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “The number of people attending remained steady throughout the weekend and we ended up with more than 10,000 visitors!”</p> <p>Exhibitors, including the leaders of New Brunswick’s home renovation and improvement industries, reported qualified traffic, sales and solid leads coming out of this year’s show.</p> <p>The <strong>King Cole Maritime Kitchen</strong> was extremely popular and well-occupied all weekend long. Our <strong>Wheels with Meals for the Fredericton Food Bank</strong> feature was also a huge success! Visitors were asked to donate a non-perishable food item to receive an extra door prize ballot and the response was phenomenal! Jim Gilbert’s Wheels &amp; Deals, “Canada’s Huggable Car Dealer” filled their van full of food and donated it to the Food Bank. Thanks to everyone who participated!</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/FHS2014/_resampled/resizedimage300225-Food-Drive.jpg" width="300" height="225" alt="" title=""/> </p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Congratulations to <strong>Amy Rossignol</strong>, winner of our RD Pond 30-inch Toro Lawn Mower prize; as well as <strong>Audra Frederiks</strong>, winner of our Windmill Outdoor Fire Pit Kit courtesy of Shaw Brick.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/FHS2014/_resampled/resizedimage300225-Fred-Home-Show-2014-Toro-Winner.jpg" width="300" height="225" alt="" title=""/></span></p> <p>Show staff would like to thank the <strong>Epsilon Y’s Men</strong> for their invaluable assistance and support in putting on this event. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.FrederictonHomeShow.ca">www.FrederictonHomeShow.ca</a> for information on the 2015 edition of the Fredericton Home Show!</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:02:06 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fredericton-home-show-a-success-in-spite-of-stormy-weather-on-friday-and-sunday/ Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show a Great Success Despite Weather, Sees Highest-Ever Single Day Attendance http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-a-great-success-despite-weather-sees-highest-ever-single-day-attendance/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Despite several days of relentless snow, ice and rain making show preparations quite challenging, the 2014 edition of the <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> went full steam ahead April 3rd and 4th at the Moncton Coliseum.</p> <p>This marked the 15th edition of the show and it was bigger than ever, filling the entire Coliseum Complex, plus 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space. All the major players in the heavy equipment, road building, forestry, and logging sectors from across Atlantic Canada and beyond were represented.</p> <p>“Visitors were a bit apprehensive to venture out after the storm,” said National Show Manager Mark Cusack, “but the numbers were steady throughout Thursday, and Friday ended up being a banner day. The crowds began early and the line-ups were continuous until late in the day.”</p> <p>Cusack reported that Friday’s turnout was the <strong>single largest one-day tally in the history of the show</strong>. Total attendance over the two days of the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show came in at 13,877.</p> <p>New features for the 2014 edition of this biennial show included the <strong>Innovative Product Showcase</strong>, allowing show visitors to get a sneak peek of the many exciting products exhibitors would be bringing to the show, as well as a new<strong> “Recruiting Here” </strong>feature that had exhibitors looking to hire skilled workers display signage at the show. This feature was sponsored by Maizis &amp; Miller, Recruitment Specialists.</p> <p>Exhibitors reported sales and solid leads coming out of this year’s show, and many have already rebooked for the 2016 edition. We next look forward to the <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/pacific-heavy-equipment-show-2014/">Pacific Heavy Equipment Show</a> and <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/truxpo-2014/">TRUXPO</a>, taking place September 19-20, 2014 in Abbotsford, BC, as well as the <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/national-heavy-equipment-show-2015/">National Heavy Equipment Show</a> taking place in 2015 in Mississauga, ON.</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:11:04 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-a-great-success-despite-weather-sees-highest-ever-single-day-attendance/ The Colchester County Home Show Returns to the Rath Eastlink Community Centre April 11-13, 2014 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-colchester-county-home-show-returns-to-the-rath-eastlink-community-centre-april-11-13-2014/ <p><em>Truro, NS</em> – Mark your calendar to join us for the biggest show yet as the <strong>Colchester County Home Show</strong> kicks off the start to the building and renovation season <strong>April 11-13, 2014</strong> at the <strong>Rath Eastlink Community Centre</strong>.</p> <p>Visitors will find all the products that make a house a home at this year’s show, which brings together the leaders of the homebuilding, renovation and related industries under one roof to help consumers make informed decisions about their home-based projects.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the Colchester County Home Show has a variety of exciting features for visitors to take advantage of, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Enter to Win<strong> Awesome Door Prizes!</strong></span> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>Northern Lights Fire Table</strong> by Kozy Heat (valued at $2,500) courtesy of LL Masonry, Stoves &amp; Fireplaces.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>Windmill Outdoor Fire Pit</strong> (retail value $700) to improve your outdoor space courtesy of Re/Max and Shaw Brick.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A <strong>$500 gift certificate</strong> from Harris Home Hardware or a Peter Kohler Entrance System.</span></li> </ul></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Attend a complimentary <strong>“All You Need is Cheese”</strong> seminar, presented by the <strong>Dairy Farmers of Canada</strong>. Taking place throughout the weekend – <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2014/prizes-and-features/v#cheese">click here for exact times</a>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sample some <strong>delicious cake</strong> courtesy of the <strong>Atlantic Superstore</strong> in Truro on Saturday from 11am - 3pm, during the Cat Country on-site radio broadcast!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Check out the latest models from <strong>Hollis Ford</strong>, the official vehicle sponsor of the Colchester County Home Show.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Enjoy a BBQ demo and samples with the <strong>Big Green Egg</strong>, presented by <strong>LL Masonry, Stoves &amp; Fireplaces</strong> on Saturday from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm, weather permitting.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Plus LOTS MORE!</span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p><strong>Friday, April 11:</strong> 4pm – 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Saturday, April 12:</strong> 10am – 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Sunday, April 13:</strong> 10am – 4pm</span></p> <p><strong><br/>Show Admission:</strong></p> <p>Adults - <strong>$5<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Seniors (65+) - </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">$4<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-16) - </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">$4<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Free</strong></p> <p><br/>For full event details, visit <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/colchester-home-show-2014/">www.ColchesterHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:04:00 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-colchester-county-home-show-returns-to-the-rath-eastlink-community-centre-april-11-13-2014/ MEET 2014 Presents Skills Canada NB Competition and Innovation Awards http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/meet-2014-presents-skills-canada-nb-competition-and-innovation-awards/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Less than six weeks from now, <strong>May 7-8, 2014</strong>, the MEET Show (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology) will return to the Moncton Coliseum for its 21st edition. With 400+ exhibitors from across Canada and the United States, along with more than 6,000 visitors, MEET is the <strong>largest trade event east of Montreal</strong>.</p> <p>As part of the 2014 edition of the show, MEET is pleased to present the Plumbing, Electrical Installations, and Refrigeration &amp; Air Conditioning portions of the <strong>Skills Canada NB Competition</strong>. These three challenges serve as provincial qualifiers in the selection of Team New Brunswick members who will participate in the Skills Canada National Competition, taking place in Toronto in June 2014. Electrical Installations and Plumbing will take place at the show on Wednesday, May 7th and Refrigeration and Air Conditioning will take place Thursday, May 8th. For more information on Skills Canada NB, visit <a href="http://WWW.SKILLSCANADA.NB.CA" target="_blank">WWW.SKILLSCANADA.NB.CA</a>.</p> <p>The MEET 2014 Sponsoring Associations will also be presenting the 3rd biennial <strong>MEET Innovation Awards</strong>, honouring innovative products in the mechanical and electrical industries. Nominations have been accepted from individuals and businesses in the categories below, and awards will be presented to the winners at their booths during the show.</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>ASHRAE – NB/PEI Chapter Innovation Award</strong> – presented by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>CIPH Innovation Award</strong> – presented by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing &amp; Heating</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Electro-Federation Canada Innovation Award</strong> – presented by Electro-Federation Canada</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>IES Innovation Award</strong> – presented by the Illuminating Engineering Society</span></li> </ul><p><br/>With attendees comprising a wide variety of industry professionals including electrical and mechanical contractors, engineers, architects, municipal workers and more, MEET’s education component is also a key feature of the show. Presented by MEET’s four sponsoring associations: ASHRAE, IES, CIPH and Electro-Federation Canada, this year’s cutting-edge seminar series will be relevant and informative. Attendance also counts toward informal <strong>education credits for various professional associations</strong>.</p> <p>Visit <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/meet-2014/">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a> for full details on the show, along with the complete schedule and seminar information. Also watch our <a href="https://twitter.com/masterpromotion" target="_blank">Twitter account</a> for <strong>#MEET2014</strong> as the show nears!</p> <p>MEET is proudly sponsored by:<img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET2014/sponsor-organizations-combined-logos.jpg" width="475" height="89" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:SMURPHY@MPLTD.CA">SMURPHY@MPLTD.CA</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:44:10 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/meet-2014-presents-skills-canada-nb-competition-and-innovation-awards/ The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show: Recruiting Here http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-recruiting-here/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex this week,<strong> April 3-4, 2014</strong>. This year marks the 15th edition of this colossal event, which will encompass the entire Coliseum and Agrenas, in addition to 80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space. Visitors will see the leading equipment and services from the heavy equipment, road building, forestry, logging, and municipal sectors.</p> <p>As part of the 2014 edition, the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show is pleased to present a new <strong>‘Recruiting Here’ </strong>feature. This new addition is proudly sponsored by Maizis &amp; Miller, a recruiting company dedicated to placing heavy equipment technicians, diesel mechanics and related positions in management, parts, sales and service.</p> <p>At the show, exhibitors who are looking to hire skilled workers will display special signage at their booth, indicating they are on the hunt for new talent. Show attendees who may be job hunting, or looking to enhance their career, are encouraged to come with their resume in hand. Some of the companies who will be recruiting at the show include:</p> <table border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Atlantic Cat</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">B</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">arnes Distribution</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Brandt Tractor Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Cansel</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Commercial Safety College</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Craig Manufacturing Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Dynamic Tire</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">East Coast International Trucks, Inc. </span></li> </ul></td> <td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Groundmax Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">McLennan Sales</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Never Enuf Chrome &amp; Detailing Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Parts for Trucks, Inc.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Strongco Corporation</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Unifirst Canada Ltd.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><span style="line-height: 14px;">United Rentals</span><br/></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><span style="line-height: 14px;"><span style="line-height: 14px;">Universal Truck &amp; Trailer</span><br/></span></span></li> </ul></td> </tr></tbody></table><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>A second new feature for 2014 is the show’s <strong>‘Innovative Product Showcase’</strong>. The <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2014/innovative-product-showcase/">show website</a> now offers a sneak peek of the exciting, innovative products that exhibitors will be bringing to the show, including everything from compact spiral hydraulic hoses, to brushcutter-mowers, to portable sawmills and much more!</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">For complete details on the show and more information on these exciting new features, please visit the show website: <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-2014/">www.AHES.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:34:30 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-recruiting-here/ Nearly 10,000 Visitors Attend Inaugural Motorcycle & Powersport Atlantic Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nearly-10-000-visitors-attend-inaugural-motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-show/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Attendance at the <strong>first Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show</strong> surpassed expectations with nearly <strong>10,000 visitors</strong>. Held this past weekend, March 21-23, 2014, at Halifax’s Exhibition Park, the inaugural edition of this annual event was produced via a partnership between Master Promotions Ltd. and Bikerboy PowerSports Limited.</p> <p>“We are thrilled with the success of the show and can’t wait for an even bigger and better 2015,” said <strong>Show Manager Scott Sprague</strong>. “It was a beautiful weekend weather-wise, and everyone was feeling optimistic that spring and motorcycle season is just around the corner!”</p> <p>“I would like to thank Master Promotions Ltd. for keeping my vision alive as we grow into the future,” said <strong>Tim Leslie, Bikerboy PowerSports Ltd.</strong> “The Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show was a great success!”</p> <p>More than <strong>70 exhibitors</strong> showcased over 250 motorcycles plus ATVs, UTVs, scooters, clothing, parts and accessories, clubs, rallies, and associations. Reports of strong sales and solid leads left exhibitors and visitors happy.</p> <p>“The Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show was a great event for us,” said <strong>Glen “Bic” Carew, Privateers Harley Davidson</strong>. “We had great retail traffic in merchandise and accessories and we generated a lot of buzz with our new Harley Davidson models. Exhibition Park is a perfect location – spacious and accommodating. Thanks to Scott and the crew from Master Promotions Ltd. on a great show; we are already looking forward to next year's event!”</p> <p>“Our plan going into this show was to make it the greatest we’ve ever done, and it was!” said <strong>Mark Green, Freedom Cycle Inc.</strong> “The crowd was awesome and looking to buy so we sold a lot of units. At the end of the day, we do shows to make more customers for life, and we achieved our goal!”</p> <p>“A motorcycle show like this one is a great way to kick off the riding season,” said <strong>Rob O’Brien, Pro Cycle</strong>. “The steady flow of motorcycle enthusiasts visiting our display throughout the weekend was a sure sign that spring is finally here!”</p> <p>“As a local builder, this show was a great opportunity to showcase what we do and meet people that are into motorcycles, whether stock machines or total ground-up customs, like ours,” said <strong>Sean MacLennan, Sean’s Non-Stock Customs Ltd.</strong> “We had a great time and heard so much positive feedback. Finally there is a cool show in the spring that has something for everyone!”</p> <p>Congratulations to our door prize winners: <strong>Margo Young</strong>, who won a Joe Rocket Ladies Motorcycle Suit and Ed Hardy Helmet;<strong> Justin Black</strong>, who won a $500 gift card from Action Car &amp; Truck Accessories; and <strong>Karl Downton</strong>, who won a weekend getaway courtesy of Investors Group.</p> <p>We also congratulate the winners from our <strong>Show &amp; Shine</strong> feature, which allowed owners to display their custom, competition, vintage, sport or touring motorcycles on the show floor.</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1st Place: <strong>Barry Yeadon</strong> – 2013 Harley Davidson Street Glyde</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">2nd Place: <strong>Barry Sheppard</strong> – 2010 Ultra Classic</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">3rd Place: <strong>Chris Lutz </strong>– 1984 Harley Davidson</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.MotorcyclePowersportAtlantic.ca">www.MotorcyclePowersportAtlantic.ca</a> for details on the 2015 edition of the Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic Show.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:30:44 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/nearly-10-000-visitors-attend-inaugural-motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-show/ The Atlantic National Home Show Returns to Harbour Station April 4-6, 2014 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-national-home-show-returns-to-harbour-station-april-4-6-2014/ <p><em>Saint John, NB</em> – It’s a sure sign of spring when the <strong>Atlantic National Home Show</strong> returns to Harbour Station. This year, mark your calendar for <strong>April 4-6, 2014!</strong></p> <p>For 37 years, the Atlantic National Home Show has offered New Brunswickers inspiration for their home and landscaping projects. It brings the leaders of the homebuilding, renovation and related industries together under one roof to help consumers make informed decisions about their building, remodeling and renovation projects, just as the season is set to begin.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the Home Show has a variety of exciting features, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Get Curbalicious<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Enter to win a Windmill Outdoor Fire Pit (retail value $700) to improve your outdoor space courtesy of Re/Max and Shaw Brick.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Exciting Contests and Awesome Prizes!</strong></span> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Grand Prize:</strong> Enter to win your choice of $7,500 worth of installed windows, kitchens or siding, compliments of Design By and The Window Shop. Second prize is $500 worth of hardware from the Window Shop. Note: you must be at the show between 1-3pm on Sunday, April 6th to win.</span></li> <li><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Prize #2:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> Enter to win a pair of tickets for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival. Note: you must be at the show at 7pm on Saturday, April 5th to win.</span></li> <li><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Prize #3:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> Enter to win $500 worth of kitchen hardware from Design By Dream Kitchens.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>P</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">LUS… help us fill the Design By Kitchen Shelves with food for the Joshua Group for an EXTRA chance to win kitchen hardware!</span></li> </ul></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>The King Cole Maritime Kitchen<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">S</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">it down, relax and make yourself at home with a cup of King Cole tea! Browse our selection of Barbour’s tea, peanut and almond butters, spices, and more.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Seniors’ Appreciation Day – Special $4 admission on Friday afternoon<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">On Friday April 4th from 12-5pm, seniors pay only $4 admission. PLUS pick up a piece of cake, compliments of the Atlantic Superstore, as well as a free cloth bag filled with special offers (while supplies last).</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Meet your favourite CBC personalities &amp; Kids' CBC characters<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Drop by the Kids' CBC booth on Saturday to meet Daniel Tiger and Super WHY! Plus, look for CBC Radio One’s Information Morning host, Hance Colburne, as well as Sarah Trainor. On Sunday, meet CBC News New Brunswick host, Harry Forestell, along with Rachel Cave and CBC's Gas Guru, Bob Jones.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>CBC and Shred Guard helping to protect against personal identity theft<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bring your personal documents to the Atlantic National Home Show on Sunday to have them shredded for free, and receive $2 off admission to the show.</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></li> </ul><p><strong><br/>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p><strong>Friday, April 4</strong> – 12 noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Saturday, April 5</strong> – 10am - 8pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Sunday, April 6</strong> – 10am - 4pm</span></p> <p><strong><br/>Show Admission:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Adults - $8<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Seniors (65+) - $6<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-16) - $6<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - Free<br/>F</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">amily Pass (2 adults, 2 juniors) - $20 (NEW!)</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong><br/>For full event details, visit <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/atlantic-national-home-show-2014/">www.AtlanticNationalHomeShow.ca</a></strong></p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:55:45 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-national-home-show-returns-to-harbour-station-april-4-6-2014/ Irving Announces Major Investments in its Sawmills and InterSaw Offers Solutions http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/irving-announces-major-investments-in-its-sawmills-and-intersaw-offers-solutions/ <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – The 2014 edition of <strong>InterSaw </strong>takes place <strong>September 26 and 27</strong> in Montreal’s internationally renowned <strong>Olympic Stadium</strong>. The show will attract sawmill owners, mill workers and other industry leaders from the sawmilling and secondary woodworking markets.</p> <p>InterSaw, which has been endorsed by <strong>Resolute Forest Products</strong>, as well as <strong>J.D. Irving, Limited</strong> (JDI), will be a site for networking, training and acquiring new technology for the mill industry. The timing for this event could not be better, with Irving’s recent announcement that it will invest <strong>$38 million in the modernization of its sawmills</strong>, including a new factory in Doaktown, NB, as well as a new production line at its plant in Chipman, NB.</p> <p>To date, show management is extremely pleased with the response to this market-driven event. The city of Montreal delivers an ideal location, as home to the corporate headquarters of many of Quebec’s large sawmills, which produce more than a quarter Canada’s lumber supply in more than 400 primary processing plants.</p> <p>Attendees will have the opportunity to compare their current equipment to the latest state-of-the-art, most technologically-advanced equipment on the market. The more than <strong>200,000 square feet of exhibit space</strong> means an extensive amount of equipment will be displayed, along with active product and machinery demonstrations. This allows for a unique hands-on aspect.</p> <p>InterSaw will be co-located at Olympic Stadium with <strong>Canada Woodworking East</strong>, a new show for secondary woodworkers in Quebec and Eastern Canada. Combined, the two shows are expected to attract some 250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors. Tradeshow badges from either show will allow attendees to have admission to both events.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterSaw – <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br/></span></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/canada-woodworking-east-2014/">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:13:09 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/irving-announces-major-investments-in-its-sawmills-and-intersaw-offers-solutions/ PEI’s Newest Woodworking Show Hits a Bull’s-eye! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pei-s-newest-woodworking-show-hits-a-bull-s-eye/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – Woodworking enthusiasts from across PEI converged on the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown last weekend, March 7-9, 2014, for the launch of a brand new woodworking show, <strong>Woodwork East</strong>.</p> <p>The inaugural edition of this new concept show, co-located with the PEI Provincial Home Show, saw thousands of woodworking hobbyists pack the aisles to check out equipment, tools, demonstrations, the Skills Canada PEI carpentry competition for Holland College students, and much more, including:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Art sculptures carved up by a Canadian electric chainsaw champion</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">A two-story ecological small-footprint home built and assembled right on-site</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Feedback from both exhibitors and visitors was overwhelmingly positive and the event’s success makes Show Management excited to plan and build on this for next year!</span></p> <p>Congratulations to the winner of our door prize,<strong> Beth Barrington</strong>, who won a swing set courtesy of JR’s Log Creations.</p> <p>Thank you to all of the exhibitors that made this event a resounding success and mark your calendars for March of 2015 and the second annual Woodwork East Show! Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.WoodworkEast.ca">www.WoodworkEast.ca</a> for details.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:12:38 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/pei-s-newest-woodworking-show-hits-a-bull-s-eye/ The NB Sportsmen’s Show Returns to Moncton March 28-30, 2014! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-nb-sportsmen-s-show-returns-to-moncton-march-28-30-2014/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – The NB Sportsmen’s Show returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex March 28-30, 2014. As with previous editions, visitors can enjoy three great events – the <strong>NB Sportsmen’s Show</strong>, the <strong>Moncton Boat Show</strong> and the <strong>Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum </strong>– for one admission price!</p> <p>This year’s seminar schedule includes a range of topics from rod and line selection, to taking perfect fishing photos, to casting for beginners. There will be 24 total sessions throughout the three days, including those on stage, those in the fly casting aisle in the main arena, as well as retriever demos at the Moncton Retriever Club booth. <a href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/nb-sportsmen-show-2014/seminars/v">Full seminar information is available here</a>.</p> <p>Additional features for the 2014 NB Sportsmen’s Show include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The<strong> 11th annual Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum</strong> will draw fly fishers from all over the Maritimes to discuss and offer up tips in the fly casting aisle. This year includes a new and bigger fly casting aisle with pro-caster Steve Smith available close to exhibitors. For additional details, visit <a href="http://www.flyfishingforum.ca" target="_blank">www.flyfishingforum.ca</a>.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Be sure to stop by the <strong>Elite</strong> booth to take the <strong>Shootability Challenge</strong> and try the <strong>world’s most shootable bow!</strong></span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The<strong> New Brunswick Big Game Club </strong>wants to SEE YOUR RACK! Get scored at the NB Big Game Club booth, plus incredible mounts on display. Let's see what you have – could be one for the record books!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The <strong>2014 International Fly Fishing Film Festival</strong> will be presented on Friday night at the Moncton Coliseum, starting at 6 PM. Admission for the movie is $8 per person, payable at the door.</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Door prizes for this year’s show include a Hatsen Firearm, courtesy of <strong>Better Buy Sports</strong>; plus, win big from <strong>Triple X Knives!</strong></span></p> <p>Thank you to our generous sponsors: <strong>Taylor Ford Lincoln</strong>, our official truck sponsor this year; and <strong>Action Car and Truck Accessories</strong>, sponsor of our visitor courtesy bags; as well as our media partners <strong>C103</strong> and <strong>XL-96 Radio</strong>.</p> <p><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 28 <br/>Noon - 9pm</p> <p>Saturday, March 29 <br/>10am - 6pm</p> <p>Sunday, March 30 <br/>10am - 5pm</p> <p><br/><strong>ADMISSION:</strong></p> <p>Adults - $10<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Seniors (65+) - $8<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-16) - $8<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Family Pass (2 adults, 2 juniors) - $25<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Weekend Pass - $15 (non-transferrable)</span></p> <p><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/nbss/">Click here for a $1 off coupon to save on your admission!</a></p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/nb-sportsmen-show-2014/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a></p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:56:19 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-nb-sportsmen-s-show-returns-to-moncton-march-28-30-2014/ Fredericton Home Show Kicks Off 2014 Building and Renovation Season http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fredericton-home-show-kicks-off-2014-building-and-renovation-season/ <p><em>Fredericton, NB</em> – The Capital Region’s official kick off to the building and renovation season will take place <strong>March 28-30, 2014</strong>, as the Fredericton Home Show returns to the Fredericton Exhibition Grounds!</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the Fredericton Home Show is presented by <strong>Capital FM</strong> and welcomes nearly 250 booths and 150 exhibitors, including the leaders of the region’s homebuilding, renovation and related industries. Exhibitor categories for this year include lawn care, green energy and products, home inspection services, water treatment, real estate, flooring, stoves and fireplaces, renovations, painting, home décor and so much more!</p> <p>2014 marks the 32nd edition of the Fredericton Home Show, and features this year include:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Two chances to win from RD Pond and Toro</strong> – the grand prize draw will take place Sunday at 3 pm and includes a Toro 30” lawn mower valued at more than $1,000, plus if the winner is present, he or she will also win a winter snow thrower valued at $700!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Get Fired Up</strong> – enter to win a Windmill Outdoor Fire Pit (retail value $700) to improve your outdoor space courtesy of Shaw Brick. </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>The King Cole Maritime Kitchen</strong> – sit down, relax and make yourself at home with a cup of King Cole tea! Browse our selection of tea, peanut and almond butters, spices, and more. </span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Plus, enjoy complimentary cake with your King Cole tea on Saturday from 5-8 pm, courtesy of the Smythe Street Atlantic Superstore!</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Wheels with Meals for the Fredericton Food Bank</strong> – Jim Gilbert's Wheels &amp; Deals, "Canada's Huggable Car Dealer" will be at the show all weekend. Bring a non-perishable food item to the show and receive an extra ballot to win show door prizes!</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Thank you to our bag sponsor, <strong>Pioneer Fuels</strong>, and our media partner, <strong>Capital FM 106.9</strong>. We would also like to thank our partner, the <strong>Epsilon Y's Men's Club</strong>. The Fredericton Home Show was first held in 1982 and was organized by Epsilon Club Members. It served to bring businesses together to exhibit and talk with the many interested shoppers who attended. The funds raised through these shows enabled the Epsilon Club to support more worthy causes, such as establishing annual scholarships that are awarded to high school graduates. Since the club’s inception more than 55 years ago, more than $1 million has been distributed.</p> <p><strong>Show Hours:</strong></p> <p><strong>Friday March 28, 2014</strong> – 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Saturday March 29, 2014</strong> – 10:00 am - 8:00 pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Sunday March 30, 2014</strong> – 11:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></p> <p><strong>Show Admission:</strong></p> <p>Adults - $6<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Seniors (65+) - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Juniors (10-16) - $4<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Children under 10 - Free</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><br/>For full event details, visit <a href="http://http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/fredericton-home-show-2014/">www.FrederictonHomeShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:50:12 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fredericton-home-show-kicks-off-2014-building-and-renovation-season/ 30th Edition of the PEI Provincial Home Show is a Home Run! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/30th-edition-of-the-pei-provincial-home-show-is-a-home-run/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – With reports of brisk attendance throughout the three days of the show, the 2014 edition of the <strong>PEI Provincial Home Show </strong>– held this past Friday through Sunday, March 7-9, 2014 at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown – was a success!</span></p> <p>2014 marked the show’s <strong>30th anniversary</strong>, and producers of the PEI Home Show, Master Promotions Ltd., would like to thank all exhibitors and visitors for their involvement in making this year’s event one of the best ever.</p> <p>“We started this show at the Parkdale Sportsplex 30 years ago, with 100 booths in one arena,” said <strong>Show Manager Brian McKiel</strong>. “Today at the Eastlink Centre we have well over 350 booths and it is such a good feeling to have built such strong relationships with so many great customers who service the province of PEI. I look forward to another 30 years of working with them!”</p> <p>Attendance was significantly up over last year with more than<strong> 13,000 visitors</strong>, who, at times, were hard-pressed to find a parking spot! Exhibitors met with serious customers and attained robust sales along with many solid leads to follow up on in the coming months. As always, building and renovation products were a huge hit, and other hot sellers this year were pools and spas, as Islanders look forward to a beautiful summer!</p> <p>“There is no other way to expose a business to so many people at one time,” said <strong>Mike James, Metro Building Supplies</strong>. “We get some good business and we’re meeting and greeting people. It’s worth the effort to come out. You meet people face-to-face that you wouldn’t necessarily see in your store.’’</p> <p><strong>Eustace Reeves</strong> has been manning the Reeves Water Treatment Systems booth for the past 29 years. <span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Results,’’ he replied when asked why he keeps coming back to the show every year. “This is the best show on the Island and has been for years. It’s promoted well and it is done professionally.’’</span></p> <p>Home Show features were well-attended, including the King Cole Maritime Kitchen and the Dairy Farmers of Canada “All You Need is Cheese” seminars, and visitors flocked to see and interact with the CBC hosts and CBCKids characters.</p> <p>Congratulations to our door prize winners:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Gloria McNeill</strong> of Kensington, PE, who won a $1,500 gift card from Island Grown Sod &amp; Landscaping.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Chad Redmond</strong> of Mount Stewart, PE, who won a Windmill Fire Pit Kit from Shaw Brick (retail value $700) as part of the Re/Max Curbalicious promotion.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>In addition to the success of the PEI Provincial Home Show, the brand new <strong>Woodwork East Show</strong>, co-located with the Home Show, was well received and Mother Nature cooperated with great weather! Thousands of woodworking hobbyists came to the show to see equipment, demonstrations, the Skills Canada competition for Holland College students, and so much more.</p> <p>We now look forward to 2015 and the next edition of the PEI Provincial Home Show. Watch <a href="http://www.PEIHomeShow.ca" target="_blank">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a> for details!</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:32:29 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/30th-edition-of-the-pei-provincial-home-show-is-a-home-run/ Enthusiasts Prepare for Boating Season with the 2014 Moncton Boat Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/enthusiasts-prepare-for-boating-season-with-the-2014-moncton-boat-show/ <p><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Boating enthusiasts from across the province and beyond will be dropping anchor at the Moncton Coliseum Complex for this year’s edition of the Moncton Boat Show, taking place March 28-30, 2014.</p> <p>This is New Brunswick’s largest boat show and will bring together dealers from NB, NS and PEI, all in one place at one time. Boats ranging in size from 6’ to 30’+ will be on display – including cruisers, bowriders, pontoon boats, fishing boats, runabouts, inflatables, RIBS, and personal watercraft. Exhibits will also include marine equipment; diesel, gas, outboard and inboard engines; marine electronics and accessories; and docks and dock builders.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the Moncton Boat Show will include these great features:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Enjoy three great events for the price of one! A single admission will grant visitors access to the Moncton Boat Show, the New Brunswick Sportsmen’s Show, and the Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum! Visit <a href="http://http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/nb-sportsmen-show-2014/">www.NBSportsmenShow.ca</a> for details.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Porsche of Halifax is the official vehicle of the Moncton Boat Show – check out the Porsche of Halifax feature at the show.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Enter to win a $500 gift card from Action Car and Truck Accessories</span></li> </ul><p> </p> <p><img class="leftAlone" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MBS2014/_resampled/resizedimage20029-DB-Logo-horizontal.jpg" width="200" height="29" alt="" title=""/></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Plus, drop by the Discover Boating Booth for some great info for those new to boating… find out why life is better with a boat!</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>Show Hours:</strong></span></p> <p>Friday, March 28<br/>Noon - 9pm</p> <p>Saturday, March 29<br/>10am - 6pm</p> <p>Sunday, March 30 <br/>10am - 5pm</p> <p><strong><br/>Admission:</strong></p> <p>Adults - $10</p> <p>Seniors (65+) - $8</p> <p>Juniors (10-16) - $8</p> <p>Family Pass (2 adults, 2 juniors) - $25</p> <p>Weekend Pass - $15 (non-transferrable)</p> <p><strong><br/>For more information, visit <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/moncton-boat-show-2014/">www.MonctonBoatShow.ca</a>.</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:46:29 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/enthusiasts-prepare-for-boating-season-with-the-2014-moncton-boat-show/ BC Boat & Sportsmen’s Show and BC Hunting Show Enjoy Another Fantastic Edition, Increased Numbers Over Last Year http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-and-bc-hunting-show-enjoy-another-fantastic-edition-increased-numbers-over-last-year/ <p><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The 2014 edition of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show and BC Hunting Show saw <strong>record-high attendance</strong> and <strong>very well-attended seminars</strong>, making it another successful year for these two long-standing shows. The shows took place this past Friday to Sunday, March 7-9, at TRADEX in Abbotsford.</p> <p>The BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show celebrated its 23rd anniversary; while the BC Hunting Show had its 11th edition. Between the two shows, the combined total of visitors for 2014 was just over <strong>34,600</strong> – an increase of approximately <strong>3% over last year</strong>.</p> <p>“The BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show/BC Hunting Show is like a candy store for sportsmen and sportswomen enthusiasts – all under one roof!” said <strong>Show Manager Les Trendall</strong>. “The buzz in the aisles was that our guests could hardly wait to use the products and services they purchased at the show!”</p> <p>More than <strong>275 exhibitors and seminars</strong> were showcased, and visitors were impressed with the tremendous displays of boating, fishing and hunting supplies. Exhibitors remarked on this increase in traffic, along with the fact that the audience was there to shop. Reports of brisk sales and solid leads abounded:</p> <p>“This is the third year that the BC Camping &amp; RVing Coalition has exhibited,” said<strong> Anne Philley, BC Lodging &amp; Campgrounds Association</strong>. “The show is a tremendous success for us as we distribute over 5,000 camping packages to attendees. With record-breaking attendance each year, we always look forward to participating in the next show.”</p> <p>“The show was very busy – it seems to grow in numbers every year,” said <strong>Victor Camele, Italian Sporting Good Ltd.</strong> “I noticed people spent more money this year; I definitely had more buyers, which was nice. Overall I think the show was very well promoted.”</p> <p>“I'll be back next year for sure!” said <strong>Dean Meikle, Swabbies</strong>. “The show itself was well advertised and the event staff were great.”</p> <p>“As first time exhibitors, we were pleasantly surprised at the high attendance levels,” said <strong>Josh Littler, Artisan Custom Log Homes</strong>. “Our log home booth stayed consistently busy throughout the weekend with a number of very promising leads and we plan to return to the show next year.”</p> <p>“We experienced very good retail this year; better than previous years – our phone has been ringing since right after the show,” said <strong>Brendan Keys, GA Checkpoint</strong>. “There was great traffic flow, right up to the last hour. The seminars were excellent this year and really helped keep people in the building.”</p> <p>The 2014 seminar series included more than <strong>50 seminars</strong> on the Rapala Pro-Fishing, 2014 Pro-Hunting and Toyota Trucks World of Fly Casting Stages, which were entertaining, informative, and well-attended. A particular highlight of the weekend was the legendary <strong>Wayne Carlton</strong> (Montrose, CO), who presented “Game Calling at its Best”.</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Justin Desnoyers</strong> of Surrey, BC, our grand prize winner. Justin won a 2014 Sea-doo Spark, generously provided by Greater Vancouver Powersports &amp; BRP!</p> <p>We also congratulate:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Jason Pearson</strong> of Male Ridge, BC, winner of a Stoney Creek Fishing Adventure on Douglas Lake Ranch;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Anna Larsen</strong> of Langley, BC, winner of an Osoyoos Weekend Adventure at NK'MIP RV Resort;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Seth Nussbaum</strong> of Chilliwack, BC, winner of a Vancouver Island Getaway, courtesy of Camping &amp; RV BC;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Michael Dubeau</strong> of Langley, BC, winner of the Gold Panning with Yukon Dan prize; and</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Pete Peters</strong> of Chilliwack, BC; <strong>William Dunn</strong> of Chilliwack, BC; <strong>Jonathan Kick</strong> of Delta, BC; and <strong>Cathy Gordy</strong> of Prince George, BC; winners of Chylan Outdoor Survival Packs.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>Stay tuned to <a title="www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca" href="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/">www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca</a> for details on the <strong>March 6-8, 2015</strong> edition of the BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen’s Show and the BC Hunting Show.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">Kate Stilwell</a>, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator or<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:ltrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a>, Show Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:56:13 -0300 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-and-bc-hunting-show-enjoy-another-fantastic-edition-increased-numbers-over-last-year/ The Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show Welcomes HGTV Star Damon Bennett! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-nova-scotia-spring-ideal-home-show-welcomes-hgtv-star-damon-bennett/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Halifax, NS</em> – Fans of the HGTV network will no doubt recognize the name <strong>Damon Bennett</strong>, a lead hand and crew supervisor who’s appeared on the Mike Holmes’s television shows for the past decade.</span></p> <p>Bennett – an Ottawa native and star on <strong><em>Holmes on Homes</em></strong>; <strong><em>Holmes in New Orleans</em></strong>; <strong><em>Holmes Inspection</em></strong>; and, most recently, <strong><em>Holmes Makes it Right</em></strong> – will appear at the <strong>2014 Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show, taking place March 28-30 at Exhibition Park</strong>.</p> <p>“I am really looking forward to coming to the Ideal Home Show,” said Bennett. “I love talking to homeowners across the country and this will be my first appearance in Halifax. Come and see me March 29th and 30th, and tweet <strong>@damonbennett_</strong> if you are attending!”</p> <p>Bennett will present two seminars on Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30: <strong>Reno 101 </strong>(covering some of the DOs and DON’Ts of home renovation) and <strong>Protecting Your Home</strong> (covering home inspection tips and what to do about mold). The sessions will also include a question and answer period. Consult <a href="http://www.springideal.ca">www.springideal.ca</a> for exact times.</p> <p>“We are delighted to be hosting a contractor of Damon’s caliber. His experience and expert advice are invaluable tools for anyone planning a renovation this year,” said Bev Campbell, Show Manager, Ideal Home Show Series. “His work on the Holmes Makes it Right series has brought him a high profile in the home building and renovation industries, but make no mistake… Damon is an experienced contractor in his own right. We are proud to be offering these presentations as an added value for our guests this year!”</p> <p>The Nova Scotia Spring Ideal Home Show is the region’s largest and longest running home show. Sponsored by RE/MAX, it runs Friday, March 28 from 10am to 9pm; Saturday, March 29 from 10am to 6pm; and Sunday, March 30 from 10am to 5pm.</p> <p><a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/coupons/SpringIdeal/" target="_blank">Click here for a $1 off coupon on your admission</a>, and visit <a href="http://www.SpringIdeal.ca">www.SpringIdeal.ca</a> for full show details!</p> <p><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">aster Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:51:16 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-nova-scotia-spring-ideal-home-show-welcomes-hgtv-star-damon-bennett/ BC’s Largest Boating, Fishing, Hunting and Sportsmen’s Show Opens This Friday! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show-opens-this-friday/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Abbotsford, BC</em> – The <strong>BC Boating &amp; Sportsmen’s Show</strong> and <strong>BC Hunting Show </strong>return to TRADEX this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, <strong>March 7-9, 2014</strong>. Together these shows represent more than 250 exhibitors and seminars offering a wide variety of fishing, boating, camping, hunting and outdoor products and services. For fishing, boating and hunting, get ready to be blown away!</span></p> <p>The <strong>official show guide</strong> for the 23rd annual BC Boat &amp; Sportsmen's Show and the 11th annual BC Hunting Show is now available online; <a href="http://http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001QOv5xN3BPntRNPHEFT36NtA7-_xglWyAHEwgFCqAJGde5Pu_BYSTjA_gccQHhcgCNxntJFD3YK3uuGKyTKbbFjX2PEoV0yPF5wH5ic5f25SmUg6WBCjBmYDhEfuCetlm0XXSdcoaygm1vxh-6qJMn5X7CmClmpR7yL5H6OiInyYy6UJaMeG_cALh0RESaWYNkeuRe20yGJ1MMOCfaScyjqlW8DobpeJ-TlHKAvIGJVNpfaxldHgzrJuQaV6Ief0zg9Rmdphwgh_WTP68QtrBBqCAO0E_I3eK3feYiuLpBuH_zjtaNeSJVXY0d_KatYPDFHro3nvl_J8PYIBo3k32wQ==" target="_blank">click here</a> to browse through it.</p> <p>For 2014, we are offering a <strong>full schedule of seminars</strong> – with more than 50 sessions held throughout the weekend on the Rapala Pro-Fishing Stage, the PRO Hunting Stage (North Hall B), and the Toyota Trucks World of Fly Casting. Special guests include <strong>Hunting Pro Wayne Carlton</strong> and <strong>Fishing Pro Phil Rowley</strong>. You can review the complete schedule <a href="http://masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/bc-boat-and-sportsmen-s-show-bc-hunting-show-2014/seminar-schedule/v" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <p>In addition to a wide range of features – including fly-tying lessons, the Western Canada Wild Elk Calling Championships, gun dog demos and a kids’ fishing pond – we’ll also be giving away <strong>more than $12,000 in prizes</strong>, including a 2014 Sea-doo Spark, generously provided by Greater Vancouver Powersports &amp; BRP!</p> <p>The <strong>Fly Fishing Film Tour</strong> will return this year with Long Live the King – a story of hope and resurgence for Alaska’s great King Salmon fishery.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For all the exciting details and to purchase your ticket online,<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">visit <a href="http://www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca" target="_blank">www.BCBoatandSportsmenShow.ca</a>.</span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong/><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p><strong>Friday, March 7, 2014</strong> - Noon – 9pm</p> <p><strong>Saturday, March 8, 2014</strong> - 9 am – 6pm</p> <p><strong>Sunday, March 9</strong>, 2014 -10am – 5pm</p> <p> <span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:LTrendall@mpltd.ca">Les Trendall</a>, Show Manager OR<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:MPellerine@mpltd.ca">Moira Pellerine</a>, Marketing and Operations Manager<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">(604) 864-6800</span></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:05:29 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/bc-s-largest-boating-fishing-hunting-and-sportsmen-s-show-opens-this-friday/ Canada’s Largest Furniture Producing Province Welcomes Canada Woodworking East http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-furniture-producing-province-welcomes-canada-woodworking-east/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Canada Woodworking East is the <strong>only show focused on Canada’s French and Bilingual secondary wood marketplace</strong>. Taking place <strong>September 26 and 27, 2014</strong> in Montreal’s internationally renowned <strong>Olympic Stadium</strong>, this unique event will welcome a wide spectrum of secondary woodworkers from Quebec and across Eastern Canada.</span></p> <p>Show management is pleased at the response to this market driven event. It is being very well received by the key players, gaining interest from industry associations, exhibitors, and visitors alike, all eager to find the best products, services, partnerships and solutions for their industry. <strong>Over 200,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space</strong> will attract Commercial and Residential Cabinet Manufacturers and Installers, Commercial and Home Furniture Manufacturers, Architectural Woodworkers, as well as Millwork, Molding, Door, Windows and Stair Manufacturers, and the list goes on.</p> <p><strong>Endorsed by the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada – Quebec Chapter</strong> (AWMAC-Quebec), Canada Woodworking East will be the venue for secondary woodworkers to meet face to face with manufacturers and distributors of the machinery, hardware and accessories needed for their shops to run at maximum capacity and profitably every day. It’s been over five years since secondary woodworkers in the Quebec market have had a bilingual show in their own market, and the timing for this event could not be better.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking East will be <strong>co-located at Olympic Stadium with InterSaw</strong> – the international sawmilling expo, endorsed by J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) and Resolute Forest Products. Combined, the two shows are expected to attract some 250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors. Tradeshow badges from either show will allow attendees to have admission to both events.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For more information, please visit:<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canada Woodworking East – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca" target="_blank">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>InterSaw – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca" target="_blank">www.InterSawScie.ca</a></span></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> <hr/></span></p> <h4>La plus grande province productrice de meubles au Canada présente le salon Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada</h4> <p><em>Montréal, QC</em> – Le salon Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada est la <strong>seule exposition bilingue axée sur le marché de la transformation secondaire du bois au Canada</strong>. Cet événement unique, qui aura lieu les <strong>26 et 27 septembre 2014</strong> au réputé <strong>Stade olympique de Montréal</strong>, accueillera une vaste gamme de travailleurs du bois du Québec et de l’est du Canada.</p> <p>Les gestionnaires de l’exposition sont heureux de la réaction que suscite cet événement centré sur le marché. Il est très bien reçu par les acteurs majeurs du secteur, soulève de plus en plus d’intérêt des associations industrielles, des exposants et des visiteurs, tous impatients de trouver les meilleurs produits, services, partenariats et solutions pour leur industrie. <strong>Un espace d’exposition de plus de 200 000 pieds carrés</strong> attirera les fabricants et installateurs d’armoires commerciales et résidentielles, les fabricants de meubles commerciaux et résidentiels, les menuisiers architecturaux, les fabricants de menuiserie préfabriquée, de moulures, de portes et fenêtres et d’escaliers, et bien d’autres.</p> <p><strong>Appuyé par la Section Québec de l’Association des manufacturiers de menuiserie architecturale du Canada</strong> (AWMAC-Québec), le salon Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada sera l’endroit par excellence pour rencontrer directement les fabricants et distributeurs de la machinerie, du matériel et des accessoires nécessaires pour assurer chaque jour la pleine capacité et la rentabilité des opérations. Il y a plus de cinq ans qu’il n’y a pas eu d’exposition bilingue pour le secteur québécois de la transformation secondaire du bois et le moment ne pouvait être mieux choisi pour la tenue de cet événement.</p> <p>Le salon Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada aura lieu <strong>au Stade olympique conjointement avec InterScie</strong> – l’exposition internationale de sciage appuyée par J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) et Produits forestiers Résolu. Combinés, ces deux événements devraient attirer quelque 250 exposants et plus de 5000 visiteurs. Le laissez-passer de chaque exposition donnera accès aux deux événements.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Pour plus d’information :<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada – <a href="http://www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca" target="_blank">www.CanadaWoodworkingEast.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">InterScie – <a href="http://www.InterSawScie.ca" target="_blank">www.InterSawScie.ca</a></span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Demandes de la part des médias :</strong></p> <p>Mike Neeb, directeur d’exposition<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:46:23 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-s-largest-furniture-producing-province-welcomes-canada-woodworking-east/ 2014 Edition of Moncton RV Show Saw Modest Increase in Attendance, $1.5 Million in Inventory Sold http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-moncton-rv-show-saw-modest-increase-in-attendance-1-5-million-in-inventory-sold/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>Moncton, NB</em> – Held the last weekend in February, the 2014 edition of the Moncton RV Show resulted in pleased visitors and dealers alike.</span></p> <p>Show attendance for 2014 was up a modest <strong>2%</strong> over 2013 numbers. Exhibitors reported sales in excess of <strong>$1.5 million</strong>, with solid leads to follow up on over the next few months.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Congratulations to this year’s winner of the TEN GRAND in YOUR HAND promotion: <strong>Luc &amp; Suzanne LeBlanc</strong> from Hardwicke, NB. Luc and Suzanne purchased a 2014 Koala travel trailer from <strong>Rae’s Trailer &amp; Sports Centre</strong>, Miramichi.</span></p> <p>Congratulations also goes to <strong>Suzanne Sonier</strong> from Dieppe, NB, who won a $500 gift card from <strong>Action Car and Truck Accessories</strong>; as well as <strong>Monte Allaby</strong> from Douglas, NB, who won a one-week getaway courtesy of <strong>Prince Edward Island Parks</strong>.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Moncton RV Center</strong> captured gold in the <strong>Best Dealer Booth</strong> competition with their Canadian Olympic Hockey theme:</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MRV2014/_resampled/resizedimage400300-DSC02020_2.JPG" width="400" height="300" alt="" title=""/><br/></span></p> <p>This year’s special features were a huge hit and extremely well-attended, including Saturday’s <strong>Bluegrass Special</strong>, a festival presented by the <strong>Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society</strong>; and the <strong>Girl Guides of Canada Kids Campground Corner</strong>. Thanks to all who came out!</p> <p>The continued success of the Moncton RV Show would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors: <strong>Action Car and Truck Accessories</strong>, <strong>RV Insure</strong>, and our media partner, <strong>XL-96 Radio</strong>.</p> <p>Watch for details on next year’s edition at <a href="http://www.MonctonRVShow.ca" target="_blank">www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:16:17 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-moncton-rv-show-saw-modest-increase-in-attendance-1-5-million-in-inventory-sold/ Chart a Course for the 2014 North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/chart-a-course-for-the-2014-north-atlantic-fish-and-workboat-show/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><em>St. John’s, NL</em> – Catering to those who work on or around the water, the <strong>North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show</strong> returns to the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, <strong>November 28-29, 2014</strong>.</span></p> <p>This year marks the fourth edition of this biennial event and promises to be very exciting! If the success of the 2014 Fish Canada Workboat Canada show held in Moncton, NB in late January is any indication, <strong>thousands of key buyers from across the region</strong> will be sure to be in attendance.</p> <p>As with past editions, this <strong>all-encompassing commercial marine event</strong> will offer everything for today’s commercial fishermen and all those who make their living on the water:</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Commercial Fisheries Products + Boats, Equipment, and Services for…</strong></p> <table style="width: 100%;" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td width="50%"> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Onboard and onshore fishing &amp; harvesting equipment</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fish processing and transportation</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Vessel design and construction</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Boats</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Electronics</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Hardware</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Engines and propulsion systems</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The latest equipment and products required by the many successful aquaculture firms around the region</span></li> </ul><p> </p> </td> <td> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Offshore service vessels</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Law enforcement boats </span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Ferries</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Fire and rescue boats</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Tour and dive boats</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Barges, tugs and towing equipment</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Shipyards and commercial boat builders</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Port authorities</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Military vessels &amp; equipment</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Research vessels</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Port operations &amp; pilot boats</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Supply boats</span></li> </ul></td> </tr></tbody></table><p>As well as many other industry specific products for these industries!</p> <p>The <strong>Navigator </strong>magazine is pleased to once again partner with Master Promotions Ltd. to present this important industry event. Based in Newfoundland, the Navigator is Canada's largest fisheries magazine, covering commercial fisheries news from across the Atlantic Canadian provinces.</p> <p>As part of the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, deserving individuals will be inducted into the <strong>Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame</strong>. This special recognition formally acknowledges some of the many people who have made valuable contributions to all sectors of the marine industry in Atlantic Canada.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>For all the latest details on this exciting event, please visit:</em> <br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="http://www.NAFISH.ca" target="_blank">www.NAFISH.ca</a></span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:09:02 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/chart-a-course-for-the-2014-north-atlantic-fish-and-workboat-show/ Halifax International Boat Show Builds Excitement for Upcoming Boating Season http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/halifax-international-boat-show-builds-excitement-for-upcoming-boating-season/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – With a range of well-received features including a live mermaid and a series of topical seminars, the 2014 edition of the Halifax International Boat Show was a winner!</p> <p>Reports from many dealers indicate that sales at the show were excellent:</p> <p>“We are thrilled to have sold our Beneteau 34 at the show and are working on numerous quotes with other qualified buyers,” said <strong>John Roy of Ocean Yacht Sales Ltd.</strong>, a long-time exhibitor at the Boat Show. “With 100 local brokerage boats in our stable, our pre-owned activity was awesome. The offers are rolling in and new listings are brisk,” he added.</p> <p>“As a first time exhibitor of Avalon Pontoon Boats we were extremely impressed with the quality of the show,” said <strong>Brian Hubley of Hubley Auto, Marine &amp; RV</strong>. “The sales and prospects surpassed our expectations, show staff were great to deal with, and we are looking forward to next year!”</p> <p>"This year’s show saw four days of nice weather, combined with good attendance at the show,” said <strong>Angus Buchanan of North Sails Atlantic Ltd.</strong> “With a wide range of products on display and the spring-like weather on the weekend, people were very upbeat and looking forward to getting back on the water as soon as possible. On Monday morning I spoke to a few of the dealers who conveyed that the show will produce some good sales numbers and that they were very pleased.”</p> <p>Similar sentiments were echoed by <strong>Wayne Hoskin of Schooner Cove Marine</strong>: “The show was a tremendous start to the 2014 boating season for us and we thank all of our existing customers along with the new customers that we met at the show.” as well as <strong>David Trott of Seamasters Services Ltd.</strong>: “We were very happy with the outcome of the 2014 Halifax International Boat Show. It was a busy and successful weekend for our company and a great kick off to the 2014 boating season!”</p> <p><strong>Patricia Nelder, Executive Director with Atlantic Marine Trades Association</strong>, owner of the Halifax International Boat Show, remarked that once again the recreational marine industry of Atlantic Canada transformed Exhibition Park into a welcoming environment for boaters and folks who want to be boaters. “It was great to see long term exhibitors and new exhibitors welcoming the crowds and managing to watch the Canadian Olympic hockey teams at the same time!” she added.</p> <p>Congratulations to <strong>Carlton Lunn </strong>of Marion Bridge, Cape Breton, winner of a $19,000 prize package including a Glastron GTX 160 fiberglass bow-rider boat, a Mercury 60 horsepower ELPT four stroke motor an a custom-matched Glastron trailer, all courtesy of our generous door prize sponsor, <strong>Iron Wind!</strong></p> <p>“We were very excited about being the major door prize sponsor and giving away a sporty Glastron boat package,” said <strong>Kathryn Newwell of Iron Wind</strong>. “The Halifax International Boat Show has provided a strong start to the boating season and we are looking forward to having fun on the water!”</p> <p>A huge thank you goes to our media partner for the Halifax International Boat Show, <strong>Q104</strong>. The team from the radio station did a great job promoting the show and doing live broadcasts onsite! We also thank our sponsors <strong>Discover Boating</strong>; <strong>Action Car and Truck Accessories</strong>; and our stage sponsor <strong>Carroll Bridgewater Honda Power House</strong>.</p> <p>Congratulations to the winners of our second annual <strong>Facebook Photo Contest</strong>, where entrants could submit photos via the Halifax International Boat Show Facebook page and fans could vote for their top choices. Thanks to everyone who submitted photographs for the contest! A panel of judges made the ultimate decision on the winning entries, which included:</p> <p> </p><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">First place: <strong>Christian O'Neill</strong>, with a photo of his pups. Christian won a Jensen Boat Stereo.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Second place: <strong>Lauren Catherine</strong>, with her photo 'Magical'. Lauren won a Helly Hansen inflatable PFD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Third place: <strong>Adam Hayden</strong>, with his photo ‘Maqtaquac Morning Mist’. Adam won a Helly Hansen inflatable PFD.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Honourable Mention went to <strong>Hilda MacDonald</strong>, with her photo ‘Christina Lynn in the Mist’ as well as<strong> Malcolm Mann</strong>, with his sky cam picture.</span></li> </ul><p>The winning photos can be viewed on the Boat Show Facebook page, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.670123663044312.1073741828.145298652193485&amp;type=1" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <p>Our range of <strong>informative seminars</strong> were well attended, with topics including boat buying, offshore racing, power boat cruising, navigating with smart phones and tablets, and more. Visitors also enjoyed interacting with <strong>Raina the Halifax Mermaid</strong> as well as the <strong>Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation’s saltwater touch tank</strong>.</p> <p>We now look forward to 2014 boating season, as well as the 2015 edition of the Halifax International Boat Show. Stay tuned to <a href="http://www.HalifaxBoatShow.com" target="_blank">www.HalifaxBoatShow.com</a>!</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> <p><em>The Halifax International Boat Show is owned by the Atlantic Marine Trades Association and produced by Master Promotions Ltd.</em></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:33:15 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/halifax-international-boat-show-builds-excitement-for-upcoming-boating-season/ Major Updates to Motorcycle & Powersport Atlantic Announced http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-updates-to-motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-announced/ <p><em>Halifax, NS</em> – As announced in November, a brand new event – <strong>Motorcycle &amp; Powersport Atlantic</strong> – will be held <strong>March 21-23, 2014 at Exhibition Park in Halifax</strong>.</p> <p>The show is being produced via a partnership between Master Promotions Ltd. and Bikerboy Power Sports Limited, producers of the Halifax International Motorcycle Show. “This strong partnership means a bigger and better show,” said <strong>Tim Leslie</strong>, of the Halifax International Motorcycle Show. “The combination of our show production team, exhibitors, and special features will make this show a truly remarkable event.”</p> <p>Motorcycle &amp; Powersport Atlantic will be an all-encompassing powersport event, showcasing motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, scooters, the latest clothing, parts and accessories, clubs, rallies, associations and much more. The event will be held at Exhibition Park, a venue that is known for hosting large-scale tradeshow and consumer events.</p> <p>“Master Promotions has a history of bringing great events to Exhibition Park and we’ve enjoyed a wonderful partnership with them for many years,” said <strong>Scott Ferguson</strong>, president and CEO of Trade Centre Limited, the Crown Corporation that manages Exhibition Park. “We’re excited to host the new Motorcycle &amp; Powersport Atlantic Show and look forward to welcoming new visitors to our facility.”</p> <p>Exhibitors will be wide-ranging, and visiting motorcycle and ATV enthusiasts of every level will find something of interest, from the latest models, to brand new accessories, to unique touring destinations.</p> <p>“We’re excited to be displaying as many new models as possible at this year’s event,” said <strong>Keith Ramsay</strong> of Pro Cycle, one of the exhibitors who will be showcasing motorcycles at the event. “This event is the kick-off to the motorcycle season and it certainly gets the buzz going.”</p> <p>“We are thrilled to be a part of the new Motorcycle &amp; Powersport Atlantic Show,” added<strong> Randy Sutton</strong> of Freedom Cycle. “The timing of this show is just perfect, with the riding season right around the corner. We’ll have our top bikes out on display at the show and we know motorcycle and powersport enthusiasts from across the Maritimes will be out and ready to buy.”</p> <p>Visitors can also expect to be blown away by performances by Stunt 902, a Halifax-based streetbike stunt group. “This show is a great opportunity to help us promote streetbike freestyle,” said <strong>Sam Dube</strong> of Stunt 902. “The sport is relatively new to the East coast and we are looking forward to introducing it to the motorcycle and powersport community by presenting some live demos and tricks at the show.”</p> <p><strong>SHOW DETAILS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 21<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">12noon – 9pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 22<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 6pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 23<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">10am – 5pm</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:41:10 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/major-updates-to-motorcycle-and-powersport-atlantic-announced/ 2014 Edition of North America’s Leading Potato Expo Saw Substantial Crowds, Informative Conference Topics http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-saw-substantial-crowds-informative-conference-topics/ <p><em>Charlottetown, PE</em> – The International Potato Technology Expo (IPTE) welcomed<strong> 3,087 attendees</strong> to the Eastlink Centre this past Friday and Saturday, February 21-22, 2014. This biennial event began more than 20 years ago and has grown to become North America’s leading potato expo, with some of the most innovative products and equipment available on the market today.</p> <p>Feedback from exhibitors indicates they felt positively about the 2014 edition of the show and were pleased with the attendee turnout:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“The quality of visitors was very good, and I believe I left the show with more leads than ever before,” said <strong>Greg Raynor</strong> of Green Diamond Equipment, a repeat IPTE exhibitor.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“It was a great show, and provided us with great exposure,” said <strong>Danie BanSchalkwyk</strong> from Allan Potato Equipment. “It was a well-organized event and we are already looking forward to 2016!”</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“I spent both days of the Expo talking to the key players from the PEI and Eastern Canadian potato industry,” said <strong>Brian Beaton</strong>, PEI Department of Agriculture &amp; Forestry. “I was extremely happy to see that this year’s event was once again very successful with strong attendance by representatives from all facets of the potato industry.”</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Expo attendees traveled from as far away as Maine and across Canada to visit the more than <strong>100 exhibitor booths</strong> as well as take part in the conference sessions that were presented as part of this year’s show. This year, more than <strong>170 delegates</strong> attended the conference seminars.</span></p> <p>“It was a pleasure to be part of this year’s Expo and to partner with show staff on our “Agriculture More Than Ever” program,” said <strong>Faith Matchett</strong>, Vice President, Atlantic and Eastern Ontario Operation, Farm Credit Canada (FCC), who presented a conference seminar on What does 2014 Hold in Store for the Agriculture Industry? “At FCC, we’re proud to support the agriculture industry by financing growth, providing value-added services, and sharing our knowledge of agriculture at events like this.”</p> <p><strong>Dr. Rick Knowles</strong>, another conference presenter from Washington State University, said that he greatly enjoyed visiting PEI, interacting with potato industry stakeholders and sharing some of his organization’s research findings on seed physiological age. “Thanks to show staff for their hard work in putting together a very successful event,” he added.</p> <p>Additional conference presenters included <strong>Greg Donald</strong> (PEI Potato Board), <strong>Josh Dillman</strong> (PEI Department of Agriculture &amp; Forestry) and <strong>Pierre Petelle</strong> (Crop Life Canada), who spoke on 2014 Potato Crop Stewardship.</p> <p>The success of the 2014 edition of the International Potato Technology Expo would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors:</p> <p>Presenting Sponsor: <strong>Farm Credit Canada<br/></strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Breakfast Sponsor/ Bag Sponsor: <strong>Syngenta<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Lanyard Sponsor: <strong>BayerCrop Science<br/></strong></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Showguide Sponsor: <strong>Journal Pioneer</strong></span></p> <p>We now look ahead to the next edition of the Potato Expo, to be held in February 2016. Watch for details at <a href="http://www.PotatoExpo.ca" target="_blank">www.PotatoExpo.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:09:06 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-saw-substantial-crowds-informative-conference-topics/ The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show Returns April 3-4, 2014: Exhibit Space Now Sold Out! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-returns-april-3-4-2014-exhibit-space-now-sold-out/ <p>Moncton, NB – Join us at this year’s <strong>Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong>, April 3-4, 2014 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex. <strong>Exhibit space is now 100% sold out</strong> for this jam-packed event, which has now expanded to include <strong>80,000 square feet of outdoor exhibit space</strong>.</p> <p>This marks the 15th edition of the show and it’s bigger than ever . Visitors can expect to see all of the major players in the heavy equipment, road building, forestry, and logging sectors from across Atlantic Canada and beyond.</p> <p>Along with a mammoth display of exhibits, show management is pleased to announce two new features for 2014:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Innovative Product Showcase</strong> – Visitors can visit the show website to get a sneak peek of the many exciting products exhibitors will be bringing to the show.</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>‘Recruiting Here’ feature </strong>– Exhibitors who are looking to hire skilled workers will display signage at the show indicating they are on the hunt for new talent. Visitors are encouraged to come with their resume in hand. This feature is proudly sponsored by Maizis &amp; Miller – Recruitment Specialists.</span></li> </ul><p><br/>For complete details on the show and more information on these exciting new features, including a full list of products included in the Innovative Product Showcase, as well as a list of exhibitors participating in the ‘Recruiting Here’ feature, please visit the show website: <a href="http://www.AHES.ca">www.AHES.ca</a></p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Mark Cusack, National Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:mcusack@mpltd.ca">mcusack@mpltd.ca</a></span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:13:38 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-returns-april-3-4-2014-exhibit-space-now-sold-out/ The PEI Home Show Celebrating Thirty Years of Making a House a Home! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-pei-home-show-celebrating-thirty-years-of-making-a-house-a-home/ <p><em>Your Island, Your Home Show… Let’s Get Building</em></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Charlottetown, PE – For <strong>three decades</strong>, the PEI Provincial Home Show has been welcoming visitors from across Prince Edward Island.</span></p> <p>Building on the tremendous success of last year’s edition, show management is planning for this year to be the best yet! Each year, the PEI Home Show showcases the leaders of the homebuilding, renovation and other related industries in Prince Edward Island. For 2014, we’ll be welcoming well over <strong>100 exhibitors with over 250 booths</strong> at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown.</p> <p>This year, we are pleased to announce a new concept show that will be held in conjunction with the PEI Home Show: <strong>Woodwork East 2014</strong>!</p> <p>The two shows will be co-located together, and one admission will grant access to both shows. Woodwork East aims to provide a platform for woodworking hobbyists and professionals looking for the latest tools, products and services available to the diverse woodworking industry in Atlantic Canada.</p> <p>“This is a natural fit with a home show event because most home owners do a lot of their own repairs and dabble in woodworking,” says Show Manager Brian Mckiel. “We will have exhibitors with entry level products and tools that the average homeowner would need, right up to specialty tools for a professional tradesperson,” he explained. “If it’s working with wood, you will find it at Woodwork East.”</p> <p>Exhibit categories will include almost anything relating to woodworking or do-it-yourself, like power tools, cabinet tools and hardware, safety equipment, home improvement products, veneers, carving tools and machinery, hardware, exotic woods and much more! You can also enter to win a swing set, compliments of JR’s Log Creation.</p> <p>The 2014 edition of the PEI Home Show will once again feature <strong>Make Yourself at Home at the King Cole Maritime Kitchen</strong>! Visitors will be able to sit down, relax, and sample King Cole tea as well as a selection of tea, peanut and almond butters, spices and more.</p> <p>Additionally, the Dairy Farmers of Canada will be back with their <strong>“All You Need is Cheese”</strong> seminars, happening throughout the three days of the Home Show. Visitors will also be able to meet CBC personalities and Kids' CBC characters including <strong>Daniel Tiger &amp; Fresco del Gecko</strong> and enter to win tons of prizes and giveaways, including a <strong>Windmill fire pit kit</strong> <strong>courtesy of Re/Max and Shaw Brick</strong>, as well as a <strong>$1,500 gift card from Island Grown Sod &amp; Landscaping</strong>!</p> <p><strong>SHOW HOURS:</strong></p> <p>Friday, March 7:  Noon - 9pm<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, March 8:  9am - 6pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Sunday, March 9:  10am - 4pm</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span></p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.PEIHomeShow.ca">www.PEIHomeShow.ca</a> for the Home Show and <a href="http://www.WoodWorkEast.ca">www.WoodWorkEast.ca</a> for the Woodworking Show.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:20:37 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-pei-home-show-celebrating-thirty-years-of-making-a-house-a-home/ North America’s Leading Potato Expo Opens on Friday http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-opens-on-friday/ <p>Charlottetown, PE – The International Potato Technology Expo (IPTE) returns to the Eastlink Centre this Friday and Saturday, February 21-22, 2014.</p> <p>Held every two years since 1992, this popular event has become a must-attend industry event for those involved in the potato industry – both locally from across the Island as well as elsewhere in Canada and the United States.</p> <p><strong>International Potato Technology Expo – Show Details:</strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">SHOW HOURS<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Friday, February 21 -- 9:00am – 6:00pm<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Saturday, February 22 -- 9:00am – 4:00pm</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">LOCATION<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Eastlink Centre,<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Charlottetown, PE</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">TRADE SHOW &amp; CONFERENCE REGISTRATION</span></p> <p>Trade Show registration is $10 per person for both show days. Conference registration is $25 + tax (totaling $28.50) per person and includes a trade show pass and breakfast. All conference sessions take place at the Red Shores Racetrack &amp; Casino on Friday, February 21. Visit <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/ipte2014/" target="_blank">https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/ipte2014/</a> for online registration.</p> <p>This year, a full educational conference program complements the trade show, including sessions from <strong>Dr. Rick Knowles</strong> (Washington State University) on "Managing physiological age and productive potential of seed potatoes"; <strong>Faith Matchett</strong> (Farm Credit Canada) on "What does 2014 Hold in Store for the Agriculture Industry"; and <strong>Greg Donald</strong> (PEI Potato Board),<strong> Josh Dillman</strong> (PEI Department of Agriculture &amp; Forestry) and<strong> Pierre Petelle</strong> (Crop Life Canada) on “2014 Potato Crop Stewardship”.</p> <p>For complete details, visit <a href="http://www.potatoexpo.ca">www.potatoexpo.ca</a>.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></span></p> <p>Kate Stilwell, Communications &amp; Marketing Coordinator<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:kstilwell@mpltd.ca">kstilwell@mpltd.ca</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:50:44 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-opens-on-friday/ MEET 2014 Presents Extensive Educational Program http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/meet-2014-presents-extensive-educational-program/ <p>Moncton, NB - Taking place in Moncton on May 7th &amp; 8th, 2014, and with <strong>exhibit space nearly sold-out,</strong> the MEET Show (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology) will welcome more than 400 exhibitors from across Canada and the US, presenting the very latest equipment available to the mechanical and electrical industries.</p> <p>As the <strong>largest trade event east of Montreal </strong>and the nation’s second largest overall, MEET has proven itself to be one of the top industry events in Canada. Event attendees include more than 6,000 visitors comprising electrical and mechanical contractors, engineers, architects, municipal workers and more.</p> <p>As part of the 2014 show – the 21st edition of this biennial event – there will be an extensive education component presented by MEET’s four sponsoring associations: the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, the Illuminating Engineering Society, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing &amp; Heating, and Electro-Federation Canada.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/MEET2014/sponsor-organizations-combined-logos.jpg" width="475" height="89" alt="" title=""/> </p> <p>Each of the above associations will present <strong>cutting-edge seminars</strong> relevant to the industries they represent, including such topics as:</p> <ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Integrated Building Design</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Canadian Electrical Code Update / Electrical Inspector Panel Discussion</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Rainwater &amp; Greywater Challenges</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Building Lighting Control Systems and the Interface with Building Automation Systems</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Developing an Integrated Personal Management System to help Get Things Done</span></li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">With such diverse topics, these seminars are sure to be of interest to a wide variety of industry professionals.</span></p> <p>Attending the MEET Show and taking in the seminars can count as informal education for various professional associations, including <strong>Engineers Nova Scotia</strong>, <strong>Engineers PEI</strong>, and the <strong>APEGNB</strong>. Visit the <a href="http://http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/meet-2014/">show website</a> to find out more.</p> <p>For all the exciting details on the 2014 MEET Show, as well as for further information on seminars, including the full schedule, please visit: <a href="http://http://www.masterpromotions.ca/Previous-Events/meet-2014/">www.MEETSHOW.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Master Promotions Ltd.<br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>1-888-454-7469</span></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:23:30 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/meet-2014-presents-extensive-educational-program/ 2014 Edition of Halifax RV Show Sees Highest Numbers in Five Years http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-halifax-rv-show-sees-highest-numbers-in-five-years/ <p>Halifax, NS – Producers of the Halifax RV Show are pleased to report that the 2014 edition was a great success!</p> <p>With attendance up slightly <strong>more than 10% </strong>over last year, Saturday saw the <strong>highest total of visitors</strong> since 2009. This year, <strong>106 RV units</strong> were sold at the show.</p> <p><strong>Thomas and Marilyn Muise</strong> of Halifax were the winners of the TEN GRAND in YOUR HAND promotion. They purchased a 2014 Keystone Retreat travel trailer from Stone’s RV. Congratulations from management and staff of the Halifax RV Show!</p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Congratulations also goes to <strong>Myra Redden</strong> of Windsor Junction, NS, the recipient of a $500 gift card from Action Car and Truck Accessories; as well as <strong>Tessa Burney </strong>of Bedford, NS, winner of a Simmons RV mattress. <strong>Stone’s RV</strong> was recognized for Best Dealer Booth Display at this year’s show:</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><img class="center" src="http://www.masterpromotions.ca/assets/Uploads/HRV2014/Stones-RV-staff.jpg" width="600" height="338" alt="" title=""/></span></p> <p>A special feature of this year’s edition was Saturday’s <strong>Halifax Bluegrass Special</strong>. Many thanks to The Downeast Bluegrass &amp; Oldtime Music Society for presenting this series of highly entertaining and well-attended performances.</p> <p>Another popular feature of the weekend included the <strong>Kids Campground Corner</strong>. Thanks to the <strong>Girl Guides of Canada</strong> for providing games, a craft table and face painting, as well as<strong> Hope for Wildlife</strong> for bringing some animals for the children to meet.</p> <p>We would also like to acknowledge the generous support of our show sponsors: A<strong>RVDA, Go RVing Canada, Simmons Mattress Gallery, Action Car and Truck Accessories, PEI Parks, RV Insure, Neptune Theatre,</strong> and a very special thank you to our media partner <strong>Q104 FM:</strong> The Home of Rock &amp; Roll, who were onsite at the event all weekend.</p> <p>Thanks to everyone who stopped by the show last weekend and happy trails to those who purchased RVs!</p> <p>Please join us for the<strong> Moncton RV Show</strong>, to be held <strong>February 21-23</strong> at the <strong>Moncton Coliseum Complex</strong> in Moncton, New Brunswick. For more information on this event, visit us online at <a href="http://www.monctonrvshow.ca/" target="_blank">http://www.MonctonRVShow.ca</a>.</p> <p><strong>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Scott Sprague, Show Manager<br/><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><a href="mailto:SSPRAGUE@MPLTD.CA">SSPRAGUE@MPLTD.CA</a><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:05:50 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-halifax-rv-show-sees-highest-numbers-in-five-years/ 2014 Edition of Fish Canada Workboat Canada Exceedingly Well-Attended! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-fish-canada-workboat-canada-exceedingly-well-attended/ <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Moncton, NB</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> – The Moncton Coliseum Complex welcomed a steady stream of attendees to </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">the nation’s largest commercial marine tradeshow</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> this past Friday and Saturday.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Both days saw big crowds right from the start, and the numbers continued to hold strong throughout the event. In fact, show management is pleased to announce a significant increase over last show’s numbers, with </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">4,583 buyers in attendance</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> for 2014.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Show attendees were thrilled to examine the wide range of high quality boats – from smaller inflatables to 45-foot vessels. Alongside the workboat component, exhibitors displayed new and innovative commercial fisheries products. A selection of informative seminars was also offered as part of a strong, industry-focused educational program.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">“Exhibitors are reporting sales and solid leads coming out of the event,” said Shawn Murphy, Show Manager. “We want to thank all of our exhibitors, who make this show truly great and raise the standard of quality every year.”</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">Additionally, the success of the 2014 edition would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors:</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4; text-decoration: underline;">Presenting Sponsors</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">:  </span></p> <ul><li>TriNav Group of Companies</li> <li>The Navigator Magazine</li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4; text-decoration: underline;">Additional Sponsors</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">:  </span></p> <ul><li>Blue Water Group</li> <li>Mermaid Marine Products</li> <li>Marindustrial</li> <li>Twin-Disc</li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4; text-decoration: underline;">Prize Sponsors</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">:                       </span></p> <ul><li>Helly Hansen Workwear</li> <li>DSS Marine Inc.</li> <li>Madsen Diesel and Turbine</li> <li>The Blanchard Group</li> <li>New Way Diesel</li> <li>Vernon d’Eon Fishing Supplies Ltd.</li> <li>Esterline CMC Electronics</li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4; text-decoration: underline;">Seminar Sponsors</span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">:                 </span></p> <ul><li>Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia</li> <li>Clean Nova Scotia</li> <li>Royal Star Foods Ltd.</li> <li>Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters</li> <li>Fishermen and Scientists Research Society</li> <li>Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association</li> <li>Fisheries and Oceans Canada</li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>This year, </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">three honorees were inducted to the</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> </span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;">Atlantic Canada Marine Hall of Fame</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;"> at a special presentation. They include:</span></p> <ul><li>R J (Bob) Allain – Builder</li> <li>Shelton Barlow – Mariner </li> <li>Francis Morrisey – Processor </li> </ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">The Atlantic Canada Marine Hall of Fame was created by The Navigator Magazine and Master Promotions Ltd. in 2008 to recognize individuals for outstanding contributions to the industry.</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 1.4;">We invite you to join us for the</span><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"> North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show, to be held November 28-29, 2014 at the Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland</strong><span style="line-height: 1.4;">. For more information on that event, visit us online at </span><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="http://www.NAFISH.ca">www.NAFISH.ca</a><span style="line-height: 1.4;">. </span></p> <p><strong style="line-height: 1.4;"><br/>Media Inquiries:</strong></p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><a style="line-height: 1.4;" href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br/></span><span style="line-height: 1.4;">1-888-454-7469</span></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:42:50 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/2014-edition-of-fish-canada-workboat-canada-exceedingly-well-attended/ Conference Program Released for North America’s Leading Potato Expo http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/conference-program-released-for-north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-2/ <p>Charlottetown, PE- The International Potato Technology Expo (IPTE) returns to the Eastlink Centre February 21-22, 2014. This popular event has been running biennial in Charlottetown since 1992. Over the years, this has become a must-attend industry event for potato farmers from across the Island, while attracting visitors from as far away as the United States.</p> <p>“We are excited to present a jam packed educational conference program to compliment the trade show this year. The quality, content and relevancy of this year’s conference sessions is second to none and the International Potato Technology Expo is shaping up to be stronger and larger than 2012,” says Show Manager, Matt Mitchell. Sessions will take place at the Red Shores Racetrack &amp; Casino.</p> <p>The educational component features Dr. Rick Knowles, Washington State University, speaking on "Managing physiological age and productive potential of seed potatoes"; Faith Matchett, Farm Credit Canada presenting on "What does 2014 Hold in Store for the Agriculture Industry"; and the “2014 Potato Crop Stewardship” presentation with Greg Donald, PEI Potato Board, Josh Dillman, PEI Department of Agriculture &amp; Forestry, and Pierre Petelle, Crop Life Canada. For full details visit: www.potatoexpo.ca</p> <p>This year’s show boasts over 85 booths encompassing the entire Eastlink Centre with everything from seed to soil to growing to harvesting. You will see the latest from the manufacturers of harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, storage and climatization technology, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, the very latest in plant genetics, research and the list goes on…</p> <p>This is just a brief glimpse of what will be happening at the Potato Expo. For a full list of exhibitors, complete schedule of events and to register for conference sessions, visit us online at <a href="http://www.potatoexpo.ca">www.potatoexpo.ca</a>.</p> <p> Media Inquiries:</p> <p>Moira Pellerine, Manager of Marketing &amp; Operations<br/>Master Promotions Ltd.<br/><a href="mailto:mpellerine@mpltd.ca">mpellerine@mpltd.ca</a><br/>1-888-454-7469</p> <p> </p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:09:22 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/conference-program-released-for-north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-2/ Canada Woodworking East announces AWMAC-Quebec endorsement http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-woodworking-east-announces-awmac-quebec-endorsement/ <p>Canada Woodworking East - THE show for secondary woodworkers in Quebec and Eastern Canada is pleased to announce that the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada – Quebec Chapter (AWMAC-Quebec) have offered their support and endorsement for Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood trade show being held September 26 &amp; 27, 2014 in Montreal, Canada.</p> <p>AWMAC-Quebec, AWMAC Canada’s newest provincial chapter, is an association of dedicated industry professionals sharing the common vision of continually designing, engineering, manufacturing and installing the highest quality of architectural woodwork. Martin Boutet of Heritage Architectural Woodwork Inc. is the founder and President of AWMAC-Quebec.</p> <p>The timing for Canada Woodworking East could not be better and exhibitors are excited about the event. It’s been over five years since secondary woodworkers in the Quebec market have had a show of their own, to be face to face with manufacturers and distributors of the machinery, hardware and accessories needed for their shops to run at maximum capacity and profitably every day. Canada Woodworking East is the ideal show to put your sales and technical staff front and center with Quebec’s woodworking market.</p> <p>Canada Woodworking East will be co-located with InterSaw – the international sawmilling expo at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal September 26 &amp; 27, 2014. Combined, the two shows are expected to attract some 250 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 tradeshow visitors. Tradeshow badges from either show will allow attendees to have admission to both events.</p> <p> </p> <p>Media Inquiries:</p> <p>Mike Neeb, Show Manager</p> <p><a href="mailto:mneeb@mpltd.ca">mneeb@mpltd.ca</a></p> <p>1-888-454-7469</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:10:37 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/canada-woodworking-east-announces-awmac-quebec-endorsement/ FISH CANADA WORKBOAT CANADA RETURNS TO MONCTON http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fish-canada-workboat-canada-returns-to-moncton/ <p>Fish Canada Workboat Canada, the nation’s largest commercial marine tradeshow, returns to the Moncton Coliseum Complex, January 24th and 25th.</p> <p>For over 30 years, this has been the place where the marine industry gathers to source, spec and learn about the products, equipment and resources they rely on.</p> <p>A wide range of international, national, and regional exhibitors will feature the most modern, innovative and leading edge products available on the market today – engines, electronics, boat builders and dealers, commercial fishing and aquaculture equipment, industry services and marine safety equipment. An exciting line-up of boats will be onsite, including Samson Enterprise’s 45’ fishing boat, Boston Whaler, Zodiac, ABCO and Rosborough.</p> <p>Fish Canada Workboat Canada draws from a wide variety of Maritime, Quebec and Newfoundland visitors, including commercial fishermen, aquaculturists, tour operators, military and Coast Guard personnel, as well as Police and Fire Departments.</p> <p>A strong industry focused educational program will cover both show days and will include topics on important commercial marine issues, as well as touching upon programs and safety issues facing the industry today, such as…</p> <p>• How can traceability help you be more productive; presented by Geoff Irvine, Executive Director at Lobster Council of Canada</p> <p>• The need for marketing and better co-operation between provinces and fishers; presented by Francis Morrissey, manager of Tignish Fisheries Co-op</p> <p>• Crew Member Lost Overboard!: Fishing Vessel Silver Angel Charlesville Fisheries Ltd; presented by Ray Belliveau, Owner, Charlesville Fisheries Ltd.</p> <p>New inductees will be added to the Atlantic Canada Marine Hall of Fame at a special presentation on the show floor on Friday, January 24th at 1:30pm. Begun by The Navigator Magazine and Master Promotions Ltd. in 2008, the Atlantic Canada Marine Hall of Fame recognizes industry individuals for outstanding contributions to the industry. Additions are made at each of the region’s industry shows: the North Atlantic Fish &amp; Workboat Show in St. John’s, NL, the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition in Yarmouth, NS, and Fish Canada Workboat Canada.</p> <p>Pre-registration for Fish Canada Workboat Canada is available online. <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/fcwc2014/">Visit our website to register now – thousands of dollars in prizes to be won! </a></p> <p>Media Inquiries:</p> <p>Shawn Murphy, Show Manager<br/><a href="mailto:smurphy@mpltd.ca">smurphy@mpltd.ca</a><br/>1-888-454-7469</p> <p> </p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:17:42 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fish-canada-workboat-canada-returns-to-moncton/ The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show Nearly Sold Out of Exhibit Space http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-nearly-sold-out-of-exhibit-space/ <h3><span style="color: #ff6600;">The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show; Big Equipment, Huge Show! </span></h3> <p>Moncton, NB – The Maritimes’ largest Heavy Equipment show is back and bigger than ever at the Moncton Coliseum, April 3-4, 2014. Since 1986 and 15 editions later <strong>The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show</strong> (AHES) has evolved into a must attend event for the heavy equipment, road building, forestry and logging sectors.</p> <p>All the major players in the heavy equipment and forestry industries will be at this fantastic show, highlighting the latest and most innovative heavy equipment that will be needed to get infrastructure projects done on time, and on budget. The event already has 90% of exhibit space SOLD OUT and will surely be at capacity for show time.</p> <p>It’s not just dozers and big tractors. This event showcases many industries, including the forestry and logging sectors, which are a huge part of the economy in Atlantic Canada, so sales of this sort of equipment is extremely popular and relevant at this event.</p> <p>Show Management is pleased to include the “Recruiting Here” feature for 2014, sponsored by Maizis and Miller Consultants. Skilled workers are needed for the above mentioned industries and visitors will be encouraged to come with resumes in hand. Exhibitors that are on the hunt for new talent will be identified with signage in their booth.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center">QUICK FACTS<br/> • 13,700 Buyers Came to the Show in 2012!<br/> • Over 200,000 sq.ft. of exhibit space was sold in 2012…</p> <p align="center">Every inch at the Moncton Coliseum was utilized... INCLUDING outdoor space.<br/> • Even bigger crowds and an even larger event are pegged for 2014!</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center">For a <span style="text-decoration: underline;">complete</span> exhibitor list, visit <a href="http://www.ahes.ca/">WWW.AHES.CA</a>.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p><br/><strong>About ALICA</strong><br/><br/></p> <p><em>The Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association (ALICA) is pleased to be the sponsor and driving force behind this very successful industry event since its inception in 1986. <br/></em></p> <p><em>For several decades, ALICA has supported the construction and forestry industries by way of training, education and relevant industry discussion. ALICA is proud to give back to these thriving industries by sponsoring bursaries, scholarships and other initiatives, thus supporting the future of these trades. <br/></em></p> <p><em>The Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show has become a gathering place for road building, construction and forestry professionals who look to this show to keep themselves apprised of the trends in their respective industries and to help them make purchasing decisions. The high quality and profile of this event is due in large part to the effort of our Exhibitors who “go all out” every two years with impressive displays and equipment. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your past support and we look forward to seeing you in Moncton in April of 2014. <br/></em></p> <p><em>Mike Shea</em></p> <p><em>President, ALICA</em></p> <p><em> </em></p> <p><strong>Master Promotions Ltd.</strong></p> <p><em>Master Promotions Ltd. has been producing trade shows, consumer shows and conferences in Canada since 1973. Managing in excess of twenty-five events annually, Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event Management Company. We specialize in Heavy Equipment, Forestry and Construction shows from coast to coast.<br/><br/> These extremely popular trade events have been growing year after year and have evolved into must-attend industry events in the provinces that they are hosted by and beyond.</em></p> <p><em> </em></p> <p align="center"> </p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:50:54 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/the-atlantic-heavy-equipment-show-nearly-sold-out-of-exhibit-space/ New Dates Announced for Nova Scotia Motorcycle and Powersports Event http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-dates-announced-for-nova-scotia-motorcycle-and-powersports-event/ <p><strong>For Immediate Release <br/></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic</em></strong></p> <p>Halifax, Nova Scotia –The newly launched Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic event is pleased to announce earlier dates for 2014.  <strong>March 21-23, 2014</strong> will be the new window for this event to be held at Exhibition Park in Halifax.</p> <p>Working together with venue partner, Trade Centre Limited, Master Promotions was able to offer an alternate date window to coincide with new product launches, sales initiatives and buying cycles.  The March dates will allow the industry to come together and will solidify maximum participation in this dynamic new show.  Motorcycle &amp; powersport enthusiasts will be getting primed to buy as they know the riding season will soon be upon them.  We thank Exhibition Park for helping us secure the March dates. </p> <p>This all encompassing powersports event will showcase Motorcycles, ATV’s, UTV’s, Scooters, the latest clothing, parts and accessories, clubs, rallies, associations and so much more! If it rolls and revs, you will find it here.</p> <p>This event will be professionally produced with displays and décor up to the standards of national and international events, coupling that with exciting features and motorcycle and power sport displays, this event promises to be fantastic. Exhibition Park is in a great location with plenty of free parking.</p> <p>The 2014 event is a result of a partnership between Bikerboy Power Sports Limited and Master Promotions Ltd. and will showcase everything from motorcycles to ATVs to accessories, and all points in between.  All the major players will be there in one place, at one time.</p> <p>For complete details visit <a href="http://www.MotorcyclePowersportAtlantic.ca">www.MotorcyclePowersportAtlantic.ca</a></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:27:57 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/new-dates-announced-for-nova-scotia-motorcycle-and-powersports-event/ Brand New Motorcycle and Powersports Event to Roar into Atlantic Canada http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/brand-new-motorcycle-and-powersports-event-to-roar-into-atlantic-canada/ <p><strong>Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic</strong></p> <p>Halifax, Nova Scotia – Canada’s largest independent event Management Company, Master Promotions Ltd. is pleased to announce they have joined forces with the producers of the Halifax International Bike Show, Bikerboy Power Sports Limited to present the brand new Motorcycle and Powersport Atlantic event, March 21-23, 2014 at Exhibition Park in Halifax.</p> <p>This all encompassing powersports event will showcase motorcycles, ATV’s, UTV’s, Scooters, the latest clothing, parts and accessories, clubs, rallies, associations and so much more! If it rolls and revs, you will find it here.</p> <p>Motorcycle and Power Sports enthusiasts from all over the region will bear witness to the exciting transformation of the Halifax International Motorcycle Show as it evolves into an Atlantic Canada Powersports powerhouse.</p> <p><em>“</em>The Halifax International Motorcycle Show has grown to the point that it’s time to hand it off to an established event management company that is well known in the region. They have extensive resources to deal with an event of this magnitude. I am excited about the direction it is heading and the growth and expansion will be beneficial for all involved,” said Tim Leslie, of the Halifax International Motorcycle Show.</p> <p>“I look forward to continue working on the new event with my customer base and in this team atmosphere.” said Leslie. </p> <p> “This partnership and new event is an exciting venture for Master Promotions Ltd.,” says Show Manager Scott Sprague. “Tim Leslie from the Halifax International Motorcycle Show brings vast knowledge of the power sports industry in this region, coupling that with our experience in producing recreation events across Canada, this is bound to be a sure fire hit and we are excited to host it in Halifax.” said Sprague.</p> <p>Halifax is the perfect location to hold an event such as this especially with plenty of free parking at Exhibition Park. The event will be rounded out with exciting features and special guests and is the perfect way to kick off the impending spring sales season</p> <p>A recent report indicated that there are nearly 18,000 motorcycles, moped and scooters and roughly 30,000 registered ATV’s and UTV’s in the province of Nova Scotia. Neighboring New Brunswick has 21,086 motorcycles, scooters and mopeds registered and nearly 36,000 ATV’s and UTV’s registered in the province. Atlantic Canadians want these leisure products and this is the venue to source them out! All the major players, in one place, at one time.</p> <p>For complete details visit <a href="http://www.MotorcyclePowersportAtlantic.ca" target="_blank">www.MotorcyclePowersportAtlantic.ca</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Media Inquiries:</p> <p>Denise Miller, Publicist</p> <p>Master Promotions Ltd.</p> <p><a href="mailto:dmiller@Mpltd.ca">Dmiller@mpltd.ca</a></p> <p>1-888-454-7469</p> <p><em>We Know the Maritimes!</em></p> <p><em>Master Promotions Ltd. has successfully managed and produced several recreation events in and around the Maritimes for decades including the Atlantic Motorcycle and ATV Show in Moncton and the Halifax International Boat Show. Master Promotions Ltd. owns and produces the NB Sportsmen Show, the Moncton Boat Show, The Nova Scotia Hunting and Outdoor Show, the Island Outdoor Show, the Moncton RV Show and the Halifax RV Show.  Master Promotions also own and produce the BC Boat and Sportsmen’s Show in Abbotsford, British Columbia.</em></p> <p><em>The time is right to bring all the powersports people in one place, at one time for one super-event. </em></p> <p> </p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:22:49 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/brand-new-motorcycle-and-powersports-event-to-roar-into-atlantic-canada/ North America’s Leading Potato Expo Returns to Prince Edward Island in 2014! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-returns-to-prince-edward-island-in-2014/ <p>For Immediate Release</p> <p>Charlottetown, PE- The International Potato Technology Expo (IPTE) returns to the Eastlink Centre February 21-22, 2014. This popular event has been running biennially in Charlottetown since 1992.   Over the years, this has become a must-attend industry event for potato farmers from across the Island, while attracting visitors from as far away as Manitoba and the United States.</p> <p>“Booth sales are strong — we are at 85% sold, which is well ahead of where we were at this time for the 2012 event,” said Show Manager, Matt Mitchell. “There is a lot of optimism after a successful maritime harvest and we are excited to return to the Island for this event to showcase the latest equipment, products and services available to the region’s potato producers” said Mitchell.</p> <p>The P.E.I. Potato Board says the quality of this year’s crop is especially good which great news for the industry as a whole. General manager Greg Donald says the harvest is nearly complete across the island, thanks to favorable fall weather. Donald says the new crop of P.E.I. potatoes are already on store shelves across Atlantic Canada and will soon become more prominent in other Canadian and American markets. Industry officials also indicate the exporters should fetch a decent price for the crop this year due to increase in demand from shortages in other parts of the globe.</p> <p>P.E.I.’s potato industry has a total economic impact of more than $1 billion, and employs 12 per cent of the island’s workforce both directly and in spinoff employment.</p> <p><em>Source: Chronicle Herald October 2013</em></p> <p>The IPTE is in the planning stages of its extensive educational conference program and other developments are in the works and will be rolled out in the near future.</p> <p>This year’s show will boasts nearly 100 booths filling the entire Trade Centre and will encompass everything from seed to soil to growing to harvesting.  You will see the latest from the manufacturers of harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, storage and climatization technology, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, the very latest in plant genetics, research and the list goes on…</p> <p>Pre-registration for this event is now open. <a href="https://secure.masterpromotions.ca/ipte2014">CLICK HERE to pre-register today!</a></p> <p>To keep up to date on the latest development, visit:  <a href="http://www.potatoexpo.ca/"><strong>www.potatoexpo.ca</strong></a><strong> </strong></p> <p> </p> <p>Media Inquiries:</p> <p>Denise Miller, Publicist</p> <p>Master Promotions Ltd.</p> <p><a href="mailto:dmiller@Mpltd.ca">dmiller@Mpltd.ca</a></p> <p>1-888-454-7469</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 07:47:37 -0400 http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/north-america-s-leading-potato-expo-returns-to-prince-edward-island-in-2014/ Fish Canada Workboat Canada Dropping Anchor in Moncton, New Brunswick in 2014! http://www.masterpromotions.ca/news/fish-canada-workboat-canada-dropping-anchor-in-moncton-new-brunswick-in-2014/ <p><em>Regions Largest Commercial Fisheries and Workboat Event Returns to the Moncton Coliseum in 2014</em></p> <p>For Immediate Release</p> <p>Moncton, NB- Mark your calendars for January 24-25, 2014! This marks the return of the Fish Canada Workboat Canada show; the must-attend industry event for those who make their living on the water or provide the services for those who do.</p> <p>The Moncton Coliseum will be the venue for this exciting industry event.</p> <p>The buzz is growing for this event, which promises to bring visitors the most comprehensive group of marine and commercial fisheries products and services assembled for 2014 in Eastern Canada!</p> <p>This show will be jam-packed with the same wide range of international and local exhibitors visitors have come to expect and appreciate, featuring the newest, most innovative products on the market. The show floor will have all of the suppliers and equipment, engines, electronics, boat builders, marine and commercial fisheries equipment, showcasing the latest and most innovative products available, including exhibitors from all over the globe!</p> <p>This event will appeal to a diverse audience group, with products and services for commercial fishermen, aquaculture vessel operators, tour boat operators, fire and police marine operations, search and rescue, research and scientific vessel operators, surveyors off shore oil service vessels and so much more.</p> <p>Show Man