African Hunting Expo - Edmonton

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African Hunting Expo – Edmonton
2015
Saturday January 24th (10:00 – 6:00) - Sunday January 25th (10:00 – 4:00)
The Nisku Inn & Conference Centre

 

Unique Qualities of the expo

  • Only Africa-related products may exhibit.
  • Small & exclusive, encouraging one-on-one time between buyer and seller, in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Two day format (Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Sunday 10 p.m. to 4 p.m.) Exhibitors may arrive Friday morning to minimize accommodation expense.
  • Hassle free. Arrive at the expo with your brochures and prices lists, no set up or breakdown required, no booth storage expense.
  • All exhibiting outfitters are required to be a member of their countries hunting association.
  • Limited number of outfitter exhibitors per country.
  • No hunt donations required.

 

Why Edmonton, Alberta?

The ‘Texas’ of Canada, Alberta is rich in oil! And with nearly 370,000 hunters in the surrounding western provinces of Canada, this is where the market is!
The Facts about Hunters in Alberta – (2008 Update excluding neighbouring provinces)

  • Annually, there are over 114,000 licensed hunters.
  • 18,000 bow hunters in Alberta.
  • 7,000 youth hunters in Alberta.
  • 8,400 female hunters in Alberta.
  • Average age of an Alberta hunter is 40 years (Male) and 44 years (Female).

Edmonton is the second largest city in Alberta and the economic activity is mostly centered on petroleum; with agriculture, high tech industries, and tourism.

Alberta is one of the strongest outdoor markets in Canada, with 95 species of wildlife, the 2nd largest of any province in Canada, thus creating a very strong hunting fraternity.

In a survey on public opinion 70% of the respondents reported having either a very favourable attitude toward hunting in Alberta (conducted for the Hunting for Tomorrow Foundation). This is good news, as it creates an environment of a hunter friendly province, which means more potential business for you.

The target market for this expo are qualified hunters with both the means and interest to hunt in Africa. In terms of geographical focus, marketing efforts are being concentrated on the province of Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and the US states of Washington and Montana. There is a large, untapped market in Canada. Canadian hunters are passionate about their sport, but have had little exposure to African hunting opportunities and its affordability.

 

Venue & Accommodation

Nisku Inn & Conference Centre

 

Location : The Nisku Inn and Conference Centre, 1101-4th St, Nisku, Alberta, T9E 7N1

Guest Rooms = $105.00 (includes hot breakfast)

To reserve : 1-800-661-6966, guestservices3@niskuinn.com, Tasha Harrop gsmgr@niskuinn.com
 


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Nisku Inn & Conference Centre

 
Near the airport, Nisku Inn Edmonton Airport is located in Nisku's Leduc - Edmonton International Airport neighborhood and Leduc Golf and Country Club is a local attraction. Regional points of interest also include Snow Valley Ski Club and South Edmonton Common. Nisku Inn Edmonton Airport's restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar / lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available during limited hours. The hotel serves a complimentary full breakfast. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. This hotel offers small meeting rooms and audio-visual equipment. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Nisku property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference / meeting rooms, and a ballroom. The property has a complimentary airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop / café, gift shops / newsstands, and laundry facilities. 156 air-conditioned guestrooms at Nisku Inn Edmonton Airport feature coffee / tea makers and blackout drapes / curtains. Bathrooms feature shower / tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks, guestrooms offer free local calls (restrictions may apply). 42-inch flat-screen televisions have premium cable channels. Also included are irons / ironing boards and clock radios. Guests may request refrigerators, microwaves, and extra towels / bedding. Housekeeping is available daily.

 

Room Types

Nisku Inn & Conference Centre

Standard
2 Queen beds or 1 King bed

 

Business King
Additional features of the room: King size bed, hard wired and wireless internet access, pull-out sofa, fridge, microwave, desk and office chair

 

Executive Suite
Additional features of the room: King size bed, microwave, fridge, six person meeting table, desk and office chair, jetted tub, 2 vanities (one inside the bathroom and one outside).

 

Venetian Suite
Additional features of the room: King size canopy bed, chaise lounge for two, double headed shower, fridge, two-person hot tub

 

When it's time to dine, the finest standards of service and choice are delightfully met with the exemplary cuisine provided by our Head Chef.

 

At the Lakeside Grill Dining Room, our succulent Prime Rib, or the Chef’s famous Baby Back Ribs are prepared to a chef's standard by our very capable staff in the tradition of the finest dining to ensure that you enjoy the very best when visiting the Nisku Inn and Conference Centre.

 

The care and thought taken when preparing your meals is matched by the attention to detail which our staff provide when serving them. When enjoying the Lakeside Grill experience, please ask about the extensive choice of wines from our fine selection.

 

Hours:
Tues - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nisku Inn & Conference Centre
Nisku Inn & Conference Centre
Nisku Inn & Conference Centre
  • Elevator
  • 42" Flat Screen TV's
  • Free Meal Voucher (with room) some restrictions apply
  • Cable and In Room Movies
  • Free Wireless throughout the hotel
  • Business Centre
  • 2 Restaurants
  • 2 Lounges
  • Full Convention Facilities
  • Rooms and Suites
  • Indoor Pool and Hot Tub
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Pet Friendly
  • Exercise Facility
  • Gift Shop
  • Hair Salon
  • Dry cleaning available 
  • On Site Laundry Facility'

 

Visitor Info

 

Pre-Register now and receive a free Big Bore DVD
*while quantities last

 

 

Show dates : 24th and 25th January 2015

Show Times : Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Sunday 10 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost : $20 per person for two days

Children under 16 Free.

Venue : The Nisku Inn and Conference Centre.

Address : 1101-4th St, Nisku, Alberta, T9E 7N1

To reserve : 1-800-661-6966

Email : guestservices3@niskuinn.com

Website : www.niskuinn.com

 

INCLUDES:

  • 1 X 1 year subscription / renewal to the African Hunting Gazette (valued at $45)

 

 

Contact

 

 

Nicole Kelly
Subscription/Distribution Manager - African Hunting Gazette
(1-855-528-3325)
E-mail : nicole@africanhuntinggazette.com
Website : www.thefuturegroup.co.za



Richard Lendrum
MD & Publisher - African Hunting Gazette
Mobile : +27 82 653 7185
Tel : +27 11 803 2040
Fax : +27 11 803 2022
E-mail : richard@thefuture.co.za
Website : www.thefuturegroup.co.za
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