BiiG 2018 - September Update
January 30 – February 2, 2018
Marriott on the Falls / Scotiabank Convention Centre
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Registration for BiiG 2018 is now OPEN!
Attending BiiG 2018 is cheaper than ever. We reduced our prices for the full conference by more than 11% from last year. You have the option of attending the full conference, education only, tradeshow only or one-day tradeshow. Click here for full “Registration Details”
Early Bird Pricing is available until December 15th, but why wait? Register now!
Program information is available on the website. We will be updating this information in October with full session descriptions.
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Plan Your Travel and Accommodation
Travelling to, and staying in Niagara Falls makes BiiG 2018 the most affordable conference CSC has hosted in years!
This year, we are staying at the Marriott on the Falls which is the closest hotel to the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Rooms are selling for as little as $109 per night. Don’t delay! These rates won’t last forever. The hotel room block ends January 2, 2018.
We have also made getting to Niagara Falls from Toronto easier this year. A round trip to Niagara Falls is cheaper than taking a taxi to and from downtown Toronto. A round trip to Niagara Falls is only $50. Simply book your ride while completing the BiiG 2018 delegate registration form.
CSC is offering Travel Grants once again this year. Travel grants are limited so register soon so you don’t miss out! The link to the travel grant form is available on the delegate registration form.
Click here for more information on BiiG hotel and travel.
Managers, Assistant Managers and Directors: Plan your travel so you can attend the full-day Managers Meeting on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Information on this meeting was provided earlier in this CSC Update.
Housing Notice and Fraud: Buyer beware! You will only ever receive communications about accommodations at BiiG from Campus Stores Canada. There have, in the past, been a few scam and phishing calls around our hotel bookings from people they are claiming they are representing Campus Stores Canada. Please contact the hotel directly using the information on the BiiG 2018 website. Don’t book through a third party pretending to be us. Campus Stores Canada will not be calling you about booking your hotel room.
SHOP! Virtual Reality Tour
Campus Stores Canada is offering a unique opportunity for you to capture your store in stunning, 360° virtual reality.
Each year at our annual conference and tradeshow, CSC takes delegates on a tour of a nearby campus store or vendor partner facility. This year at BiiG 2018, we would like change that and bring a store to the conference.
We are running a competition whereby CSC will award one member store with a professional, 3D 360° capture of their store. We will place that 360° capture on to Google Maps to allow your customers to do a Google Street View walk through your store. Your store will be featured during our Shop! Virtual Store Tour session at the conference and we will give you one complimentary registration to the conference so you can present your store in this session.
This prize is being awarded to whoever we judge to have the best solution to their retail challenge. That could be great signage, cool merchandising, exceptional brand delivery, whatever problem you have and are solving in a way that we think is the best.
Don’t delay! Submit your entry by October 27th.
For more information on this exciting opportunity, visit the Shop! Virtual Store Tour page on the BiiG 2018 website by clicking here!
Interested to see what Vendors will be in the BiiG 2018 Tradeshow?
The “Tradeshow Floorplan” is fully interactive. Scroll in or hover your curser over a red booth to see what vendor has registered for that space.
Once you are registered for BiiG, you will have access through your profile to book appointments and communicate with vendors.
When will the Conference App be available?
The BiiG 2018 Conference App will be available in December 2017.
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