Tradeshow of Scouting

Birchwood Manor
111 N Jefferson Rd, Whippany, NJ 07981
5:45 – 9:00pm

Scouters: Check out ideas for your 2017-18 program year from council committees and outside vendors.
Tradeshow Theme: Creating the Future

Register in advance to attend and you’ll receive extra door prize tickets!

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REGISTER In advance for the Tradeshow and the seminars at the Tradeshow. You will receive extra door prize tickets!
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This event is free to attendees! Unit leaders, committee members, unit youth leaders and others involved in Scouting should attend.

Please preregister for the 2017 Tradeshow of Scouting held on Monday, June 5, 2017 at The Birchwood Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road in Whippany, New Jersey from 5:45 – 9:00 pm.

Vendors host tables offering programs, service projects, fun times, education programs and events that can be an integral part of your unit’s calendar. Visit these tables and pick up information and get your questions answered. Click the 2016 exhibitors  to see vendors from last year. As this year’s vendors sign up, they will be listed under the 2017 tab.

Many events are run by volunteer committees in Patriots’ Path Council. From the Alumni committee to the Youth Executive committee, table abound in the ballroom area with information and ideas to make your 2017-2018 Scouting year GREAT! Stop by and see what’s in store for your group. This years’ committees, et al that have committee to exhibiting are under the PPC Groups Exhibiting tab.

Stop by and greet your volunteer district leaders that plan many district events (klondikes, cub camping, troop camping, etc.). Towns in Patriots’ Path Council are part of a geographical district. If you don’t know which district you are in, ask at the registration/welcome desk on your way in and they will let you know.

Door Prizes: Some vendors and committees donate door prizes. They will have buckets on their table for you to put your tickets in. There are two drawings held and you must be present to win. Everyone that attends will receive some door prize tickets. More details on ways to earn more tickets are coming but preregistering and bringing someone that has not attended before are ways to earn more tickets! Of course, there will be a door prize tab as the prize start coming in.

Cub Scout Expo is coming to the Tradeshow of Scouting this year. The Expo will be located in its own room with tables relating to programs and events for Cub Scouts. Check out the Cub Scout Expo tab for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click to register.

The Boy Scouts of America invites you to participate in the 2017 Tradeshow of Scouting and Cub Scout Expo on Monday, June 5, 2017 to be held at The Birchwood Manor on North Jefferson Road in Whippany, New Jersey from 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The annual Tradeshow of Scouting brings together hundreds of volunteer decision makers that represent more than 16,000 youth in Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Union, and Middlesex Counties.  The Cub Scout Expo is a ballroom dedicated solely to Cub Scout parents and Den Leaders.

Consider becoming a vendor and experience an opportunity to speak with volunteer leadership from over 400 Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Venture crews, and Exploring posts combined. You can also choose to advertise with us in other ways.

Vendor tables will be reserved on a first-come first-served basis.  All vendors are also invited to submit one or more door prizes for the evening.  Having small giveaways at your table and an entry for a drawing for a prize (you provide) will draw people to your table and allow you to speak to leaders and parents while gathering information for future use.

These great opportunities for advertising will provide your company with high visibility at a very reasonable price.  Retail sales are not permitted onsite. However, orders and reservations may be taken. Please note that Scouts cannot participate in some activities. Click for more information about safety in Boy Scouts.

Should you have any questions about the Tradeshow or advertising, please contact me at 973-765-9322 ext. 228 or by e-mail at [email protected]

Click on the Register button below to review the opportunities.  Don’t forget to check out!

Register.

 

 

Seminars and training Class are offered upstairs at the Tradeshow.

Cub Scout Recruiting Resources/Best Practices
Lion Cubs
Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership Team for Black River
Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership Team forFishawack
Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership Team forSussex
Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership Team for Munsee
Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership Team forRaritan Valley
Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership Team forWatchung Mountain
Online Membership Applications – Ready, Set, Go!
Popcorn: Training

 

 2017 Cub Scout Expo 

at the Tradeshow of Scouting

We are bringing together and providing you easy access to all your Cub Scout resources – both council resources and vendor resources – in one location. Get everything you need in one evening whether you are a parent who is new to Scouting (or thinking about registering a child), or den leader/Cubmaster looking for ideas, inspiration and information. We can help you plan an outstanding year for your Cub Scouts! Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity!

Click to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Door Prizes

There will be two door prize drawings at 7:30 and 8:30. Buckets will be picked up at 7:15 and 8:15 so your tickets will need to be in the buckets by then. The buckets are located on the tables – generally the ones that donated the prize.

Door prizes are on display in the West Lounge. There will be two drawings: 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Tickets must be in the buckets by 7:15pm for the 7:30pm drawing and 8:15pm for the 8:30pm drawing.  You must be present to win – Prizes not picked up by 9:00 pm are forfeit!

Door prizes will be listed here as they are donated. In late May the door prizes will be assigned a drawing time.

DOOR PRIZES – as of March 25

Voucher for one Scout free registration at the Merit Badge Introduction Workshop November 4, 2017

 

Voucher for one Cub Scout free registration at the Elective Extravaganza! April, 2018

Advancement
Set of Alumni CSP’s Alumni
TBD Black River District
$50 ticket to camp (4) Camping Committee
TBD Popcorn
Gift cert for $50 Scout Shop/ PPC Outfitters
T-shirt from the SSS Sea Horse Sea Scout Ship 243
TBD Shooting Sports
$50 Summer Stem Institute coupon STEM Council
Training course coupons for basic courses. Training Committee
Two tickets to Beefsteak Dinner Woapalanne Lodge #43, Order of The Arrow

 

 

 

How to earn tickets:

  • Register online by Sunday, May 28, 2017 – 5 tickets
  • Check in at the registration desk – 5 tickets
  • Check in at your district table – 5 tickets
  • Bring your troop SPL, Explorer post or Venturing president, ship boatswain or den chief to Tradeshow – 5 tickets
  • Show us the PPC App on your mobile device – 5 tickets
  • Pre-register to attend one of the breakout sessions: Lions, Popcorn training, Cub Scout recruiting resources, Online applications and Meet & Greet the 2018 Leadership teams   – 5 tickets
  • Bring another adult who was not at the Tradeshow in 2016 – 10 tickets (Tradeshow / Alumni table)
  • Dress in theme costume (futuristic) or wear your uniform  – 5 tickets
  • Like us on Facebook by 5/14/2017 – 5 tickets
  • Attend your district Meet & Greet 2018 Leadership teams – 5 tickets

Door prizes are on display in the West Lounge. There will be two drawings: 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm. Tickets must be in the buckets by 7:15pm for the 7:30pm drawing and 8:15pm for the 8:30pm drawing.  You must be present to win – Prizes not picked up by 9:00 pm are forfeit!

 

Registration is closed. Please contact Art Lobdell if you need to register.

Things you’ll need to know for registering:

Name of Committee
Committee chair name, email and phone
Event contact name, email and phone
Will you have a Table in the Midway?
Are you offering a training class? – training topic, length of time requested, number of sessions requested.
Complete the Council Program Book page?
Will you donate a door prize? Door prizes are a great way to get Scouters to stop by your table. If you donate a prize, the ticket bucket for that prize will be located on your table enticing Scouters to stop by. You can donate two prizes – one for each time slot.

 

 

2017 Vendors Exhibiting

Whitewater Challengers D

* Look for ad in event program.
** Look for fliers on our info table.
D Door prize at this table.

The Boy Scouts of America invites you to participate in the 2017 Tradeshow of Scouting and Cub Scout Expo on Monday, June 5, 2017 to be held at The Birchwood Manor on North Jefferson Road in Whippany, New Jersey from 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The annual Tradeshow of Scouting brings together hundreds of volunteer decision makers that represent more than 16,000 youth in Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Union, and Middlesex Counties.  The Cub Scout Expo is a ballroom dedicated solely to Cub Scout parents and Den Leaders.

Consider becoming a vendor and experience an opportunity to speak with volunteer leadership from over 400 Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Venture crews, and Exploring posts combined. You can also choose to advertise with us in other ways.

Vendor tables will be reserved on a first-come first-served basis.  All vendors are also invited to submit one or more door prizes for the evening.  Having small giveaways at your table and an entry for a drawing for a prize (you provide) will draw people to your table and allow you to speak to leaders and parents while gathering information for future use.

These great opportunities for advertising will provide your company with high visibility at a very reasonable price.  Retail sales are not permitted onsite. However, orders and reservations may be taken. Please note that Scouts cannot participate in some activities. Click for more information about safety in Boy Scouts.

 

 

Below is a list of Vendors that Exhibited at the 2016 Tradeshow of Scouting

Am Embroidery
Battleship Cove
 **,@
Blue Mountain Resort
Bluebird Farm Alpacas *
Bucks County River Country ** (no table)
Camp Glen Gray **,@
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
Diggerland USA@
Ducerus Your Total College Solution
Enright Melanoma Foundation
Essex County Environmental Center
Foundation for a Drug Free World
Investors Bank
Liberty Hall Museum @
Liberty Science Center *,**
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Mad Science of Morris and Sussex
Morey’s Pier** (no table)
Mountain Creek
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
New York Red Bulls**,* (no table)
NorthStar Adventure at Dutch Springs@
Pocono Environmental Ed. Ctr.
Portraitefx
Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils @
Ramsey Outdoor
Save Around Fundraising Coupon Books@
Schiff Nature Preserve
Sesame Place Theme Park
Shawnee Mountain*,@
Snakes-N-Scales
Somerset Patriots** (no table)
Staten Island Yankees@,**
State Theatre*, ** @
Union County Department of Parks & Recreation
Whitewater Challengers@

* Look for ad in event program.
** Look for fliers on our info table.
@Door prize at this table.

The Boy Scouts of America invites you to participate in the 2016 Tradeshow of Scouting on Monday, June 6, 2016 to be held at The Birchwood Manor, 111 North Jefferson Road in Whippany, New Jersey from 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The annual Tradeshow of Scouting brings together hundreds of volunteer decision makers that represent more than 15,000 youth in Morris, Sussex, Somerset, Union, Middlesex and Hunterdon counties.

Consider becoming a vendor and experience an opportunity to speak with volunteer leadership from over 300 Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Venturing crews, and Exploring posts combined. You can also choose to advertise with us in other ways.

Over 500 Scouters attended the 2015 Tradeshow of