Nishikaze is the only fan event in south-west Alberta! The excitement is building as convention newcomers along with convention veterans prepare to descend upon Lethbridge.

Our Marketplace information is now available as a download [PDF]. The package has all the details including a marketplace floor plan. Artist and Vendor information has been combined into a single download.

The package has an application that you can send in. You may also submit your information from the form at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions, please contact our Sales Department via sales @


  1. Our marketplace will be located on the indoor track of the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness, at the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta.

    Entry into the building and track is at ground level and will not require the use of stairs or elevators. It is located next to the largest parking lot on campus, with several unloading areas immediately next to the building. The track is spacious, brightly lit with tons of natural light.
  2. This venue allows us to offer 10’ x 10’ Exhibitor booths in a variety of configurations including corner and end cap booths. Artist booths are 10’ x 8’.
  3. Premium booths are located directly in front of our entrance/exit. These booths have the maximum exposure to our patrons. There are only 15 booths, including 2 corner booths, available in this location.
  4. Nishikaze reserves the right to place exhibitors at their sole discretion dependent on availability and floor plan requirements. Past placement at an event does not guarantee the same location at future events.
  5. On weekdays, parking is free after 5 PM. On weekends, parking is free except at parking meters.
  6. Hours – VIP Early Entry Saturday @ 10:30 AM
      Setup   Friday, May 19, 2017   5 PM – 9 PM
      Setup   Saturday, May 20, 2017   8 AM – 11 AM
      Open   Saturday, May 20, 2017   11 AM – 6 PM
      Strike   Saturday, May 20, 2017   6 PM – 10 PM


Rates for 2017

Booths – Full Details [PDF] Rate Advertising – Full Details [WWW] Rate
Regular – 10′ x 10′ (100 sq.ft.) – 1 table, 2 chairs, 2 badges $100 Back Cover – 5″ x 8″ Colour SOLD $150
Corner – 10′ x 10′ (100 sq.ft.) – 2 tables, 2 chairs, 2 badges $125 Inside Cover – 5″ x 8″ Black & White $125
End Cap – 10′ x 20′ (200 sq.ft.) – 4 tables, 4 chairs, 4 badges $250 Full Page – 5″ x 8″ $100
Additional Booths [Max 3] +$50 Half Page – 5″ x 4″ $75
Premium Location +$50 Quarter Page – 5″ x 2″ $50
Artist – 10′ x 8′ (80 sq.ft.) – 1 table, 2 chairs, 2 badges [Max 1] $60 Eighth Page – 2.5″ x 2″ $25
Additional Badges [Max 4] $10 All Prices include GST.
[Floor plan and exhibitor list will be posted once finalized]

Example Calculation:
Corner Booth + Extra Booth + Premium Location
$125 + $50 + (2 x $50) = $275

Need a custom package? Contact our Sales Department via sales @ to discuss your options.


What’s the difference between Artist and Vendor booths?

Vendor / Exhibitor / Premium booths are 10′ x 10′ whereas Artists booths are 10′ x 8′.

Vendors are persons/companies that sell commercial merchandise. This merchandise includes DVDs, CDs, wallscrolls, figures, and other mass produced items.

Artists are individuals who sell their personal creations. This merchandise includes print art, jewelry, buttons, pins, and other handicrafts.

What is a Premium booth?

Premium tables are the first row of tables directly in line with the Entrance/Exit to the Marketplace. They have the most visible profile of all the tables available.

What are the deadlines?
Application: April 30, 2017
Payment: April 30, 2017
Guidebook Art: May 7, 2017


Application Form

Please to sure to read all the details available in this download [PDF] before submitting your information. This form does not guarantee placement in Nishikaze’s Marketplace. You will still need to submit payment by the above mentioned deadline.

If you have any questions, please contact our Sales Department via sales @

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