The February ‘blahs’ are weighing down on us, it’s been cold and grey just a little too long!
February in Toronto is a month full of trade shows that are designed to rev up your warm weather engine, and have you day-dreaming about cottage docks and outdoor sports! The companies exhibiting at these trade shows are presenting their brands and products in a way that will make you put your shovel away and enjoy the newest trends and innovations being displayed for your upcoming, warm-weather enjoyment!
On February 5th through 8th at the Direct Energy Centre be sure to deck yourself out in your camo as you attend the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show! With a multitude of interactive exhibits from indoor pond fishing to learning how to cook your catch on stage with the pros, it’s a great way to get off the couch and learn some new skills. See some of Ontario’s most intriguing wildlife up close and personal. Take a look at the latest in fishing and leisure boats, tents and backpacks, ATVs and motorcycles, and canoes and kayaks. This show will exhibit some incredible products that they’ll even allow you to test! The West Coast Lumberjacks will amaze you with their unbelievable axe-throwing skills. You won’t want to miss a minute of the action…and you might even be lucky enough to give axe throwing try!
If you’re impatiently awaiting the water’s thaw, perhaps a good start would be to attend the International Centre’s Spring Fishing and Boat Show on February 13-15. If you’re looking for a new boat, motor and trailer, this is the show you won’t want to miss. A large selection of boat brands and motors are on display making comparison-shopping a breeze. Friendly local dealers are set up with everything you’ll need for a summer full of fishing fun on the water. You will be allowed to step into the boats, give them a feel, and pretend that you’re a captain of the seas!
If it’s speed that makes you hot under the collar, there’s a major event not to be missed! The Canadian International Auto Show runs February 13-22 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and is sure to draw in a huge audience. Exhibitors will be displaying the newest in next generation of hybrids, advanced fuel cells, and electric plug-ins. There will be no shortage of amazing advances to discover at the show. 2015 is new automotive era with displays characterized by innovation, experimentation and the introduction of new technologies. This show will be sure to wow attendees with a peep into the future of the industry!
If spring cleaning and new designs are more your forte, there is also something for you! February 13-16 brings The GTA Home Show to the International Trade Centre. From pre-engineered homes, DIY projects and home decor, to dining and entertaining ideas, the GTA Home show has lined up a spectacular array of celebrities, local experts, exhibitors and eye catching trade show displays to make sure you have everything you need under one roof!
Other notable shows to attend include:
• February 20-22 The Toronto Motorcycle Show @ The Direct Energy Centre
• February 20-22 The Outdoor Adventure Show @ The International Centre
• February 20-22 Toronto Star Golf & Travel Show@ The Metro Toronto Convention Centre
• February 26-March 1 Toronto International RV Show @ The International Centre
(And if you’re looking for something even steamier than summer)…
• February 27-March 1 Sexapalooza @ The International Centre
There are a multitude of ways to get involved in the above described trade shows beyond just attending as a consumer!
Tigris partners with many companies in creating dynamic and engaging trade show displays that are sure to draw in a crowd. Whether it be working with our clients to suggest creative methods to display their products, creating original installations to attract an audience, organizing event logistics to ensure the most impact, or employing charismatic and approachable brand ambassadors to work the front lines, Tigris can help exhibitors fine tune and achieve their trade show goals!
Tigris is also always looking for energetic, attractive, and hardworking staff to work at the trade show events as well! At the moment, we have a team of brand ambassadors booked to work the International Auto Show for Toronto Star and another prospective activation with Accuwrap at the National Home Show next month. Our brand ambassadors will be hosting their booth, entering people into a contest to win $40,000 towards their dream car from Wonderlist. Not familiar with Wonderlist? Well, you should be!! It’s a free premier contest program providing a one of a kind experience to its subscribers with exclusive product offers and over 500 yearly contest opportunities.