Why Exhibit?

Market, sample & sell directly to a target audience!

Update: We are pleased to be bringing you The West Coast Christmas Show Shops this year. While our live show will not be able to operate at Tradex this year, we are looking forward to hosting a new e-store experience.  Please email [email protected] for an application form or for more details.

We have recently been informed by Tradex of the latest restrictions under which the only way any live show can operate will be with a limit of 50 persons in the building. Tradex will be hosting some of these events. The visitors will have one hour to shop and then must leave.  The building is then closed, sanitized and an hour later, another batch of visitors may enter.   This will not be an easy way to make sales, and is likely to be very frustrating experience for the visitor, not to mention long, frustrating days as an exhibitor, with very little sales. 

  • The audience is targeted and pre-disposed to discover and shop for new products, services and ideas.
  • Selling at West Coast Christmas Show is immediate and compelling to a targeted captive audience.
  • West Coast Christmas Show provides an opportunity for buyers and sellers to meet face to face, where products can be demonstrated, handled, and purchased right on site.
  • West Coast Christmas Show is an ideal medium for test marketing or launching new products. New buying interests can be uncovered and otherwise unaccessible buyers appear in front of your exhibit.
  • The timing of the West Coast Christmas Show, 34 days before Christmas, is an ideal time for visitors to make purchases for the holiday season. We provide free parking for everyone, so visitors have a positive attitude entering the show.

Who Visits the Show?

The West Coast Christmas Show draws on over 1.6 million residents in the Fraser Valley, the fastest growing region in Canada. This region also boasts the fastest increase in household income in the entire country. Visitors are lured by the appeal of finding unique, hard to find items for their holiday shoping, decorating and entertaining coupled with celebrity personalities demonstrating home decorating & holiday cooking.

Show Statistics

2018 – 19,525 visitors
2017 – 19,154 visitors
2016 – 18,195 visitors
2015 – 17,629 visitors
2014 – 16,350 visitors
2013 – 16,129 visitors
2012 – 14,202 visitors
2011 – 13,565 visitors
2010 – 13,185 visitors
2009 – 13,247 visitors
2008 – 10,215 visitors

Exhibitor Benefits

Extensive multimedia publicity and advertising campaign, free exhibitor badges, free visitor guest passes, free material handling, free storage, free listing in Official Festival Guide Magazine, free listing on Official West Coast Christmas Show web site with reciprocal hot link, professional on-site show management, on-site furniture and supply rental, free wash up sinks in selected areas and discounted hotel accommodations for exhibitors.



Before you complete the application form to exhibit, please send us an email with a description of the product(s) you wish to sell at the show,  so we can confirm if there is an opening in your product category.   We limit the number of exhibits in any single category, so your category may already be fully occupied.    

Email to:

Commercial exhibitors please email:  [email protected]

Artisan exhibitors please email:  [email protected]

These are interactive PDF documents. First, save the document to your device, next fill out and save the document. Now you may attach to an email and forward to us, or you may print and fax or mail back to us. If you do not already have a digital signature, you can create one in a minute or two by following the simple instructions, just click on the signature box on the application and the tutorial will pop up. You may reuse this digital signature on any other PDF documents as well. If you do not wish to sign digitally, you may print the page, physically sign and return to us by fax or scan and email.

Artisan Application to Exhibit

Commercial Vendor Application to Exhibit

Floor Plan

Exhibitors Testimonials

The West Coast Christmas Show has been the best attended and best run holiday market I have participated in. Heather, you, Naomi and George do an excellent job at keeping us organized and bring in a great crowd of holiday shoppers!  Thank you for all your hard work at making this such a successful event!!  I will definitely sign up for a spot at the 2018 Christmas Show.
Margaret Shachtay/Glow Lanterns

We enjoyed a great show at the Tradex & had wonderful response from the people attending. So much so that we are wondering if our booth could be enlarged for next year? We feel we need to have a bigger display of our items as we sold out. Although we did take orders but as we know people like to walk away with the item in their hand. Thank you to all for a great show.
Carolyn Findlay/Cactus Station Woodworking

I had my best show ever in BC or AB so I am pleased plus it was lots of fun. Thank you for doing a great job all round. I will be recommending the West Coast Christmas show at Tradex to fellow artists in the coming year.
Sharon Hubbard/Sharon Hubbard Arts

It was an awesome show for us also. We almost doubled our sales from the year before. We would like to sign up for next year. We are introducing a new knife next year and we would like to get an additional booth for this knife also.
Rick Perkins/Rhineland Cutlery

I had loads of compliments this year from both visitors and vendors, which I really appreciated. I noticed attendance was up, especially on the Friday evening. My sales were up a little bit too – which is a definite change on most other shows the past few months, which have been having an off year for many of us out there. So whatever you did for marketing, keep it up!
Rose Hamilton/ Eagle Spirit Design 

I have already sent in my application as would not miss it for the world. My sales were great!! Better every year. It was a winter wonderland when you entered, the best ever!!
Jeannine  Barnett/Fifth Avenue Collection

We are happy with the show, the crowd was amazing and the ambiance was so festive and exciting!!
Natalia H Chandra/Consulate General of The Republic of Indonesia

I had an incredible time at the show!  The customers & vendors were wonderful & I had my best sales ever at an event.
Gerry-Gail “GG” Endean/Creampuff by gg

Thanks for a great show, we were up in sales over last year too.
Bev Haydock/Tupperware

Thank You – it was a great show for Nu-Tea !
Liz Bandelin/Nu-Tea  

It was a wonderful show; my best experience yet, and I look forward to returning!
Debra Purdy Kong/Gypsy Moon Press

It was a great show and seems to be growing each year………………..keep up the great work!
Maria Thomsen/Girlz Wanna Have Fun

You two rock! I love your Christmas Show. You both do a fabulous job and those are great numbers!! I thought there was LOTS of pet people there – everyone seemed to have a pet. :-)
Leslie/Pet Connections

Thank you so much for allowing Non-Profits to participate in the Festival of Trees. We had a wonderful time decorating and meeting the other participants. We are so happy to have won the People’s Choice Award and to have our name mentioned in the media.
Joanne Hall/The Fraser Valley Humane Society