Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

We invite you to participate in the GFOABC's Annual Conference and Tradeshow.  The tradeshow for this educational conference will be held on May 29-30, 2019 at the Victoria Conference Centre in beautiful Victoria.

The GFOABC's Annual Conference, is a conference designed around education and networking. 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 brand awareness.   

We look forward to working with you at the 2019 GFOABC Annual Conference. 

 Reserve your booth today!

Space is limited we encourage you to reserve early.

Payment will not be processed until April 2019 

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Please look for the link to your exhibitor questionnaire on your emailed invoice. Please complete to indicate booth choice. Booth location is determined by sponsorship level and order of registration. Register early to secure your position.

Requests for refunds/cancellations will be accepted up to April 30. No refunds after April 30, 2019.

Early Bird price (before January 1, 2019) $2100
Regular price (January 1, 2019 and after) $2200


The price of an exhibit space includes: 

    • Two full delegate registrations (value of $1460, 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 ($550 in savings)

50% off for Silver Sponsors ($1100 in savings)

75% off for Gold Sponsors ($1650 in savings)

100% off for Platinum Sponsors ($2200 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 2019 SPONSORSHIP APPLICATION FORM.

GFOABC Tradeshow Floor Plan  

GFOABC cannot guarantee booth location requests. Priority is given to sponsorship level and order of registration. 


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Exhibitor Information Guide

Display Order Form

Electrical Order Form

Freeman’s Form AV

Freeman's Form Internet

Basic wifi will be provided to conference delegates. Should you require more bandwidth you can purchase an additional package.

Shipping Policy 

Events on the Move | Shipping Forms

Official supplier for shipping, customs brokerage, material handling and advance warehousing. 


Fairmont Empress, 721 Government Street, Victoria

Standard Room - $255, Deluxe Room - $285, Fairmont Harbour View - $345

Please quote "GFOABC 2019 Annual Conference" to receive the group rate.

Book before May 3, 2019 to ensure you receive the negotiated rate.


Image result for computer icon black  Direct Reservation Link

Trade Show Hours of Operation

Wednesday, May 29th 9:45am - 4:30pm

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

Exhibitor Move-In/Out Times

Move-in: May 29 6:00 - 10:00am

Move-out: May 30 3:30 - 7:30pm

Prizes and Delegate Bag Stuffers

Exhibitors have the option to provide marketing items to be placed in the delegate bags. We estimate 260 delegate bags. (Paper items are limited to a 1-page flyer.) 

Exhibitors have the option of contributing a door prize for the GFOABC Gala Dinner on Thursday May 30th. 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.

Please ship all delegate bag stuffers to the following address by May 13, 2019.

Attn: EveryAspect (GFOABC)

300 - 722 Cormorant Street

Victoria, BC  V8W 1P8

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