Prince Rupert Trade Show cancelled

The current economic challenges being experienced throughout North America have resulted in the cancellation of the 2009 Prince Rupert Trade Show, as organizers made the decision last week to put the annual event on hold for 2009.

The trade show was to be held next Friday and Saturday at the Chances Convention Centre, after being held in 2007 and 2008 in the Civic Centre Arena, and space had been made available for a total of 52 booths for various vendors and service groups. As of last Friday slightly more than 30 booths had been booked for the show, with many of the businesses and groups in the city and throughout the Northwest who had been contacted saying that the economic realities being seen in 2009 made participation in the trade show no longer an option. … 58427.html