Become a Vendor
Join the biggest and best outdoor mountain bike expo & demo in Alberta, within a festival full of fun, riding & ridiculousness


10′ x 10′

  • Early Bird Phase 1 (ends Dec 31): $349 + GST
  • Early Bird Phase 2 (ends Mar 31): $425 + GST
  • Regular Pricing (Apr 1 – Fest): $499+GST

Larger than 10′ x 10′ 

  • Early Bird Phase 1 (ends Dec 31): $599 + GST
  • Early Bird Phase 2 (ends Mar 31): $699 + GST
  • Regular Pricing (Apr 1 – Fest): $799+GST

Click here for the Plaid Goat Demo Expo Package 2018.

To register, click here.

One day bookings are permitted if room is available… please contact us directly for details.


  1. Three wristbands for staffing your booth (provides all access to the festival).
  2. Festival resources include: nightly security and dedicated vendor staff.
  3. Early sign ups get priority space placement.
  4. Each pricing wave will see public announcements across our social channels.
  5. Discounts available for bulk bookings with one point of contact.

Direct-to-market brand exposure

  • The ability to leverage strategic tourism alliances targeting key growth MTB markets
  • A one-of-a-kind regional event to leverage your limited time
  • Vendor-centric planning & scheduling
  • Opportunities to engage your sponsored or ambassador athletes:
    o Lead group rides
    o Have other ideas? Let’s talk!


Low gate admission with an open expo format + a limited number of demo wristbands sold to ensure a manageable number of people can access the bikes for optimal availability.

So, demo vendors remember…no wristband, no demo. Our disclaimers state that a wristband does not guarantee a demo and for riders wanting to demo to arrive early. Your cooperation and support is appreciated.


  • June 22 | Evening 1 (Friday)
    • 5:00 – 7:00 pm: an expo teaser evening where no demos take place, but all bikes are on display for the crowds to plan their test rides on Sat & Sun.
  • June 23 | Day 2 (Saturday)
    • 9:30 am VIP Exclusive
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm: full day demos for wristband holders only
  • June 24 | Day 3 (Sunday)
    • 9:30 am VIP Exclusive
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm: full day demos for wristband holders only


  • Deposits are non-refundable unless your application is declined by the festival.


  • We do not review applications until your deposit has been received.
  • An invoice for the payment in full will be sent to you, along with notification of your acceptance. Upon acceptance, please email a JPEG of your logo for our vendor promotion.
  • Payment for your vendor space can be made by cheque to Aspire Strategic Inc. or e-transfer to
  • Full payment guarantees priority placements.


  • Onsite vehicle parking not permitted unless requested (accommodations are made for mountain bike industry and food & beverage).
  • All vendors are required to bring their own tent, table, chairs and other items for your super awesome & interactive vendor space.

Certificate of Insurance

To participate as a vendor, we need to receive a certificate of insurance that shows Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival operated by Aspire Strategic Inc. and Ride the Rockies Society as additional insured with a minimum of $2,000,000 commercial general liability coverage and 30 days’ notice of cancellation or material change.

These can be submitted either by email or mail. The additional insured is: Aspire Strategic Inc. and Ride the Rockies Society for Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest, 101 – 7 Blackrock Crescent, Canmore, AB T1W 1A2.

Please email the certificate to or mail it to the above address no later than June 15, 2018. We must have your certificate on file to allow your set-up. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Business License
A business license is not required. The festival is undertaking the license for the event and its vendors.

Canmore & Area’s Riding Style
Our trails are mostly all mountain / cross country riding. Generally speaking, what bikes go down, must ride up. That said, there are a select number of shuttle-accessed trails where big bikes are suitable.

Non-MTB industry
If you’re a not for profit organization, community group, artist or food & beverage vendor OR if you are a PR or marketing firm interested in brand samples, please contact us directly for info and pricing.

Want to know details about sponsorship opportunities? Just drop us an email here.

NOTE: vendor set up details will be confirmed closer to the event.