The Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) 2018 Conference & Exhibition is an educational conference and exhibition addressing critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced by Ontario’s Local Distribution Companies. Suppliers, manufacturers and service providers will have the opportunity to network and showcase their products and services.

The EDIST 2018 Conference & Exhibition represents optimal opportunities to:

  • Share with your industry colleague’s opportunities to expand their technological horizons.
  • Network with some of the top engineering, operational or IT specialists in Ontario.
  • Learn the latest technological advances that impact the electricity sector.

What You Need to Know

What: EDA CON::NECT EDIST 2018
Why:
Stay current with the latest issues and connect with our sector’s leading suppliers.
Who: Executives & senior management, IT, engineers, operations and administration.
When: January 17 – 19, 2018
Where: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa, Markham, ON
How Much: Stay tuned for pricing!

Event Dates & Times

EDIST 2018 Conference: Wednesday, January 17 – Friday, January 19, 2018.
EDIST 2018 Exhibition: Wednesday, January 17 & Thursday, January 18, 2018.

EDIST 2018 Delegate Pricing –

Member
Pricing
Non-member
Pricing
Early bird pricing (before November 30)  $899 $1,199
Regular (after November 30)  $1,049  $1,369

Individual Admission

Pricing
Day pass – Wednesday  $509
Day pass – Thursday $659
Day pass – Friday $219
Delegate trade show pass (One day only – Wednesday or Thursday) $150
Dinner only (Casino Night)  $135

New this Year -Exhibitor Session Passes

Pricing
One EDIST Session  $75
Three EDIST Sessions $175


* Prices do not include HST

Event Venue

EDIST 2018 will be held at:

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
8500 Warden Avenue
Markham, ON L6G 1A5
Phone: (905) 470 – 8500
Map & Directions

The EDA offers a special rate at the Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre and Spa.

Accommodations & Travel

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites
8500 Warden Avenue
Markham, ON L6G 1A5
(905) 470-8500 

For hotel accommodations, the EDA offers a special rate for delegates who wish to stay at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites.  Please click here to reserve online.

 Welcome to EDIST 2018 Exhibitor Portal!

Why Exhibit?

The Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) 2018 Conference & Exhibition is an educational conference and exhibition addressing critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced by Ontario’s Local Distribution Companies. Suppliers, manufacturers and service providers will have the opportunity to network and showcase their products and services.

The EDIST 2018 Conference & Exhibition represents optimal opportunities to:

  • Share with your industry colleague’s opportunities to expand their technological horizons.
  • Network with some of the top engineering, operational or IT specialists in Ontario.
  • Learn the latest technological advances that impact the electricity sector.

EDIST 2018 Exhibitor Hours:

  • January 17, 2018:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • January 18, 2018: 8:00 am – 2:10 pm
Exhibitor Move-in:
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – you will contacted to confirm your move-in time (2:00pm – 7:30pm)
 Exhibitor Move-Out:
  • January 18, 2018: 2:10 pm – 4:30 pm

2018 EDIST Exhibit Space Floor Plan

Please note: This is the general layout of the exhibitor area. For the up-to-date floor plan with exhibit space reservations included, please click the light blue register now button for booking exhibit spaces on the right-side of this page. 

To see the full list of 2017 EDIST Exhibitors, click here .

How Do I Book a Booth?

Returning exhibitors have until September 19, 2017 to re-book their booths from last year.

General exhibit space registration will open on September 19, 2017.

How to Book an Exhibit Space:

  1. Click the light blue register now button to book an exhibit space located on the right-side of the website.
  2. For returning members/non-member exhibitors, please login using your credentials. For new exhibitors, please create an account.
  3. All booths available will be white. All booths that are reserved will be red.
  4. When booking your booth, please add your company logo and 75-word company description.

If you are interested in booking an exhibit space larger than a 10×10 space, please contact Dianna Merlocco at dmerlocco@eda-on.ca.

Exhibitor Pricing

  Member
Pricing
Non-member
Pricing
Exhibitor Booth 8 x 10 $2,459 $2,940
Exhibitor Booth 10 x 10 $2,700 $3,240
Exhibitor Day Pass (Wednesday, all meals included) $150 $150
Exhibitor Day Pass (Thursday, all meals included, Casino Night NOT included) $150 $150
Dinner Only (Casino Night) $135 $135
Early Bird Pricing – Full Delegate Conference – 3 Day Pass (Includes all sessions, trade show access and meal & Casino Night) *before November 30, 2017 $899 $1,049
Regular Pricing – Full Delegate Conference – 3 Day Pass (Includes all sessions, trade show access and meal & Casino Night) *after November 30, 2017 $1,199 $1,369
**NEW** Exhibitor Business Session Pass (One Session) $75 $75
**NEW** Exhibitor Business Session Pass (Three Sessions) $175 $175

Prices do not include HST


Each Exhibit Space Includes:

  • Each 10×8/10×10 receives 2 exhibitor badges
  • Each 10×8/10×10 receives 2 guest passes
  • Draped Exhibit space with 8 foot high back wall and 3 foot high side walls
  • One (1) six foot draped table and two grey side chairs (please notify us if you do not want to receive furnishings in your booth)
  • WIFI access for 1 device for the duration of the exhibit
  • One (1) 750 watt, 120 volt service per booth
  • All meals served at the conference level
  • Please note that Exhibitor passes do not include entrance to the EDIST 2018 Conference Sessions or Plenary Addresses. To attend, you must purchase a delegate pass.

Exhibitor Staff Registration:

  • To register your complimentary exhibitor staff, please use your designated code given to you after booking your exhibit space and click here.
  • To register additional exhibitor staff, please click here.

Exhibitor Documents

Once you have registered your company for a booth, please review all the documents below and submit them ro Dianna Merlocco, Event Coordinator via e-mail dmerlocco@eda-on.ca by Friday, November 18, 2017.  Please note that updated form will be available in mid-October.

QUICK LINKS

Registration is now open. 

Online registration for EDA CON::NECT's EDIST 2018 is now open

Returning Exhibitor Booth
Registration Now Open

Click here to register to exhibit at EDA CON::NECT's EDIST 2017

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For sponsorship opportunities in the 2017 CON::NECT Event Series program, please email Marica Macura, Director, Member Relations and Events.