Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

We invite you to participate in the GFOABC's Annual Conference.  This educational conference will be held from May 30th - June 1, 2018 at Delta Okanagan Grand Resort in beautiful Kelowna. 

The GFOABC's Annual Conference, is a conference designed around education, inspiration, networking and making meaningful professional connections. If you are thinking of becoming a sponsor and/or exhibitor please contact GFOABC at for details on how we can work together to maximize your benefits, networking opportunities, and your brand.   

As space is limited we encourage you to reserve early. 

We look forward to working with you at the 2018 GFOABC Annual Conference. 

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Following registration a link to a questionnaire will be included on your confirmation email. Please complete to indicate booth choice.

Requests for refunds/cancellations will be accepted up to April 30. No refunds after April 30, 2018.

The price of an exhibit space is $2100 which includes: 

    • Two full delegate registrations (value of $1400, includes the Banquet, Welcome Reception, and meals)
    • One trade show booth  
      • An 8' x 10' space, with drapery
      • One 6' skirted table and two chairs
    • Insertion of your organization's name and booth location in the Conference Guide provided to all delegates
    • Option to place marketing materials in the delegate bag (paper items are limited to one page)
    • Option to donate a door prize and have your organization recognized for the contribution.

*Electrical services are the responsibility of the exhibitor. Scroll down for details.


GFOABC sponsors receive discounts on their exhibitor fees:

25% off for Bronze Sponsors ($525 in savings)

50% off for Silver Sponsors ($1050 in savings)

75% off for Gold Sponsors ($1575 in savings)

100% off for Platinum Sponsors ($2100 in savings)

Sponsors also receive the first choice of location, based first on the level of sponsorship, and second on the order in which registrations are received. If you are not a GFOABC sponsor and wish to become one, please complete the SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION FORM


GFOABC Tradeshow Floor Plan 

Updated Tradeshow

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Trade Show Hours of Operation

Breakfast and lunch are served in the exhibit hall. The hall opens at 7:30 for breakfast each day. 

Wednesday, May 30th 10:00am - 4:30pm

Thursday, May 31th 8:30 - 3:00pm

Exhibitor Move-In/Out Times


Tuesday, May 29th 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, May 30th 7:30am - 9:30am


Thursday, May 31th 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Prizes and Delegate Bag Stuffers

Exhibitors have the option to provide marketing items to be placed in the delegate bags. (Paper items are limited to a 1-page flyer.) Please ship these items to the below address prior to May 15th.

ATTN:  Tanya Garost (GFOABC)

10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd

Lake Country, BC  V4V 2M1 

Exhibitors have the option of contributing a door prize for the GFOABC Gala Dinner on Thursday May 31st. Please give this item to a GFOABC staff member at the beginning of the conference. Similar to last year the winner of these prizes will be announced after dinner on a slideshow presentation containing the name and logo of your company.

If you have any questions please contact Erica Christie at 250-382-6871.


All electrical services are provided by the Delta Grand Okanagan’s in-house team, Freeman Co. Please contact Kevin Macisaac at 250-763-4500 ext 5563 or at

Electrical Order Form

Order Forms

The following services can be ordered using the Showtime Event & Display online ordering system. Details can be found in the Exhibitor Order Package.

Graphics  Furniture  Specialty Furniture 
Accessories and Presentation Aids  Audio Visual  Labour and Janitorial 
Hardwall  Pre-Show Materials Handling  

Advance Shipping and Receiving, 

DELTA GRAND OKANAGAN RESORT does NOT accept any advance shipments, Please send all shipments to Showtime’s Advanced Warehouse. Showtime will begin accepting shipments on MAY 16, 2018, between the hours of 8:30am-5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Materials Handling must arrive by MAY 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm to #1 325 BAY AVE, KELOWNA BC, CANADA, V1Y 7S3. All Materials Handling received will be subject to Materials Handling Charges. 

Please note: The deadline order date to qualify for pre-show prices is MAY 16, 2018. All orders processed after the MAY 16, 2018 will be processed at onsite pricing.

Exhibitor Order Package.

Showtime Contact Information


T: 1-800-721-0029 ext: 2240 Toll Free

F: 1-877-468-3313 Toll Free