Food and Beverage Events and Tradeshows


Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

September 15 - 17, 2015 | Canada's Outdoor Park, Woodstock, ON

Contact information:

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
160 Research Lane, Unit 101 Guelph, ON N1G 5B2
Email: info@outdoorfarmshow.com | Tel: 519.822.2890 | Toll free: 800.563.5441


Bloom Water Innovation Forum

September 16, 2015 | Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga, ON

Contact information:


BLOOM
1540 Cornwall Road, Suite 213, Oakville, ON L6J 7W5
Email: amazurewicz@bloomcentre.com| Tel: 800.563.5441


Canadian Health Food Association Expo East

September 17 -20, 2015 | Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

Exhibits health related products, organic foods, nutritional supplements, cosmetics, health and beauty care, sports equipment and books.

Contact information:

Canadian Health Food Association
302-235 Yorkland Blvd. Toronto, ON M2J 4Y8
Email: info@chfa.ca | Tel: 416.497.6939 | Toll free: 800.661.4510


Toronto Food & Wine Festival

September 18 - 20, 2015 | Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Email:shari@torontofoodandwine.com| Tel: 416.960.9030


BioFach America - All Things Organic

September 17 - 19, 2015 | Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.

Contact information:

Lindsay Burchfield, Account Manager

Email: lindsay.burchfield@penton.com | Tel: 303.998.9415


International Plowing Match and Rural Expo

September 22 - 26, 2015 | Finch, ON

Contact information:

Email: admin@plowingmatch.org | Toll Free: 800.661.7569


Grocery Innovations Canada 2015

September 28 - 29, 2015| Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers
902-2235 Shepperd Avenue East Willowdale, ON M2J 5B5
Email: info@cfig.ca | Toll Free: 800. 387.0175 x 224


Ontario Independent Meat Processors, Allergen Control Plans - Preventing a Recall

September 30, 2015| 1 hour Webinar

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BRC Toronto Focus Day

October 5, 2015 | Mississauga Convention Centre, Mississauga

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Anuga 2015

October 10 - 14, 2015 | Cologne, Germany

 Contact Information:

Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne, Deutschland

Email: anuga@visitor.koelnmesse.de | Tel: +49 (0)180.520.4220


North American Millers' Association 2015 Annual Meeting

October 22-24, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ

Contact information:

North American Millers' Association
600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 825 West Washington, DC 20024
Email: generalinfo@namamillers.org | Tel: 202.484.2200


Meat Industry Expo

October 23 - 24, 2015 | Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls

Contact :

Ontario Independent Meat Processors | 52 Royal Road, Unit B-1, Guelph ON N1H 1G3

Contact : info@oimp.ca | Tel: 519-763-4558 Ext. 225


Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference

November 4 - 5, 2015 | Belleville, ON

A conference designed to facilitate stronger relationships among local food groups, challenge obstacles to growth as well as provide technical information on key topics. Local food initiatives have been innovative in running their businesses, adapting practices and looking for partners to be successful in this rapidly growing sector. Join the 'Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference' to share information, learn about success stories and gather information on innovative local food businesses, projects and best practices.

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State of the Industry: A Canadian Food & Beverage Forecast

November 5, 2015 | Pearson Convention Centre, Brampton Ontario

Contact information:

Horseman, Denise
NSF-GFTC
88 McGilvray Street
Brampton, ON

Email: dhorseman@nsf.org | Tel: 519.821.1246 ext. 5068


Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) Annual Suppliers' Night Table Top

November 10, 2015 | ON

Contact information:

Email: OntarioSection@cifst.ca | Tel: 866-437-6030


Coffee Association of Canada's Annual Conference

November 17, 2015 | Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Coffee Association of Canada
120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 1100
Toronto, ON M4P 1A6
Tel: 416.510.8032


Advanced Farm Management Program

November 24, 2015 | North Gower, St. Jacobs, London, ON

Contact Information:

Agri-food Management Institute, 200-120 Research Lane, Guelph, ON
Email: info@advancedfarmmanagement.ca | Tel: 519-822-6618


Whole Life Expo

November 27 - 29, 2015| Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Whole Life Expo Show Office
365 Dupont Street Toronto, ON M5R 1V9
Email: info@wholelifeexpo.ca | Tel: 416.515.1330


Packex Montreal

November 30 - December 1, 2015 | Palais des congrès de Montréal

Contact Information:

UBM Canon
2901 28th Street, Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States

Email: TShowReg@ubm.com | Tel: 310-445-4200


Southwest Agricultural Conference

January 2016 | Ridgetown, ON 

Contact information:

Ag Business Centre

120 Main Street, East, Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0
Email: mmcdonal@uoguelph | Tel: 866.222.9682


Grey Bruce Farmers' Week

January 2016 | Elmwood Community Centre, Elmwood  

Contact information:

Grey County Agricultural Services
Email: info@greyagservices.ca | Tel: 519.986.3756


Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association 156th General Meeting

January 2016 | Crown Plaza Hotel, Niagara Falls

Contact information:

Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
105-355 Elmira Road North, Guelph, ON N1K 1S5
Email:info@ofvga.org| Tel: 519-763-6160


Dairy Farmers of Ontario Annual Meeting

January 2016 | Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Dairy Farmers of Ontario
6780 Campobello Road Mississauga, ON L5N 2L8
Email: questions@milk.org | Tel: 905.821.8970


Banff Pork Seminar

January 2016 | Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta 

Contact information:

Banff Pork Seminar
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5
Email: pork@ualberta.ca | Tel: 780.492.3651


International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo

January 2016| Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, GA

Contact information:

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
Email: pstathes@ippexpo.org | Tel: 678.514.1977


Guelph Organic Conference & Expo

January 28 - 31, 2016| University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

Contact information:

Guelph Organic Conference & Expo
Box 116 Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z4
Thomas Nimmo
Email:organix@auracom.com | Tel: 705.444.0923


Hotel Association of Canada Annual Conference

February 2016| Hilton Toronto Hotel, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Hotel Association of Canada
130 Albert Street, Suite 1206 Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4
Email: info@hotelassociation.ca | Tel: 613.273.7149


Local Food Symposium presented by the Greenbelt Fund

February 2016| Queen's Landing, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Contact information:

The Greenbelt Fund
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, Ontario L9T 2X3
Email: info@greenbeltfund.ca| Tel: 905.875.2077


Canadian Dairy XPO

February 2016| Stratford, ON

Contact information:

Canadian Dairy XPO
8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, Ontario L9T 2X3
Email: info@dairyxpo.ca | Tel: 226.381.0282


Eastern Ontario Crop Conference 2016

February 2016| North Grenville Municipal Center, Kemptville ON

Contact information:

Email:Emilie.bertrand@ontario.ca | 613-258-8296


EDCO Annual Conference and Showcase

February 2016| Hamilton, ON

Contact information:

Economic Developers Council of Ontario
6506 Marlene Avenue, Cornwall, Ontario K6H 7H9
Email: edco@edco.on.ca | Tel: 613-931-9827


Agri-Food Ski Day 2016

February 2016| Osler Bluff Ski Club, Collingwood, ON

Contact information:

Agri-Food Ski Day
Email: kelly.alves@ofa.on.ca | Tel: 519.821-8883 ext. 204


Beef Farmers of Ontario Annual General Meeting

February 2016 | Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Beef Farmers of Ontario
130 Malcolm Road Guelph, ON N1K 1B1
Email: info@ontariobeef.com|Tel: 519.824.0334


Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association Annual Meeting

February 2016 | Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, ON

Contact information:

Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
105-355 Elmira Road North, Guelph, ON N1K 1S5
Email:info@ofvga.org| Tel: 519-763-6160


Annual Meat Conference

February 2016 | Nashville, Tennessee

Contact information:

American Meat Institute and Food Marketing Institute
Email: register@fmi.org | Tel: 202.220.0844


Wild Oats Grainworld 2016

Canada's leading annual grain-market outlook conference

February 2016 | Winnipeg Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg, MB

Contact information:

Wild Oats Grainworld
958 - 167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg Manitoba R3B 0V3
Email: admin@canadagrain.com | Tel: 204-942-1459 | toll free: 800-567-5671


Canadian Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting

February 2016 | Delta Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, ON

Contact information:

Canadian Federation of Agriculture
75 Albert Street, Suite 1101 Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7
Email: suzanne@canadian-farmers.ca | Tel: 613.236.3633


Baking Industry Suppliers Association (BEMA) Winter Summit

February 2016 | Chicago Hilton, Chicago, IL

Contact information:

The Baking Industry Suppliers Association
7101 College Blvd., Suite 1505 Overland Park, KS 66210
Email: info@bema.org | Tel: 913.338.1300


Growing the Margins Conference

March 2016 | London Convention Centre, London, ON

Contact information:

First Stage Enterprises Inc.
1185 Eglinton Ave East, Suite 104, Toronto, ON, Canada, M3C 3C6
Email: info@gtmconf.ca | Tel: 416.426.7029


Grain Farmers of Ontario Annual Conference

March 2016 | London Convention Centre

Contact information:

Ontario AgriCentre
100 Stone Road West, Unit 201, Guelph, ON Canada N1G 5L3
Email: info@gfo.ca | Tel: 519.767.9713


Restaurant Canada Show

March 2016 | Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Restaurant Canada
1155 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON
E-mail: info@restaurantcanada.org | Tel: 416.923.8416 Toll-free: 800.387.5649


Canola Council of Canada Conference

March 2016 | The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, AB

Contact information:

Canola Council of Canada
400-167 Lombard  Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3B 0T6
Email: admin@canolacouncil.org | Tel: 204.982.2100


Annual North American Food Safety Summit

March 2016| International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, ON  

Contact information:

Email: customercare@strategyinstitute.com | Tel: 866.298.9343


Sweet Indulgence: The Complicated Relationship with Sugar - An Interactive Food Industry Business Forum

March 2016| Toronto, ON  

This interactive business forum will explore perspectives on sugar from processing, food service and consumer levels with panelists from a variety of areas in the food value chain.

Contact information:

The University of Guelph

Email: foodinstitute@uoguelph.ca | Tel: 519.824.4120 ext. 58782.


Horticultural Council Annual General Meeting

March 2016 | Fairmont Château Frontenac, Quebec City

Contact information:

Canadian Horticultural Council
9 Corvus Court Ottawa, ON K2E 7Z4
Email: webmaster@hortcouncil.ca | Tel: 613.226.4880


6th Annual Ontario Hazelnut Association Conference

March 2016 | Brantford, ON

Contact information:

Ontario Hazelnut Association
Email: johnkelly@ontariohazelnuts.com | Tel: 519.546.5722


Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) Expo West

April 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC

Contact information:

Canadian Health Food Association
Email: info@chfa.ca | Tel: 800.661.4510 ext. 228


Good Food & Drink Festival

April 2016 | Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Christine Wong | Festival Manager
Email: cwong@metroland.com | Tel: 905.842.6591 ext. 278 | Toll Free: 800.693.7986


Supply Chain Symposium

April 2016 | The International Centre, Mississauga,ON

Contact information:

Food and Consumer Products of Canada
Email: info@fcpc.ca | Tel: 416.510.8024


Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) Annual Convention and Trade Show

April 2016| Palais des congrès, Montreal, QC

Contact information:

Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA)
162 Cleopatra Drive Ottawa, ON K2G 5X2
Email: question@cpma.ca | Tel: 613.226.4187


SIAL Canada

April 2016| Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Contact information:

2014 Expo Canada France

Email: susanp@cfea.com | Tel: 1 866-281-7425


PACKEX Toronto - Canada's Packaging Marketplace

May 2016 | Toronto Congress Centre

PACKEX Toronto is Canada's national packaging, food process, material handling and logistics exhibition. The show ranks among Canada's largest industrial trade expositions drawing visitors and exhibitors from across North America, Europe and Asia.

Contact information:

Packaging Association of Canada
2255 Sheppard Avenue East Suite E420 Toronto, ON M2J 4Y1
Email: packex@cancom.com | Tel: 416.490.7860


Sweets & Snacks Expo

May 2016 | McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

Contact information:

The National Confectioners Association
Suite 200, 1101 30th Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

Email: Grace.woodyard@candyusa.com| Tel: 202.534.1440


Bakery Showcase 2016 Trade Show & Conference

May 1 - 3, 2016 | The International Centre, Mississauga,ON

Bakery Showcase is the Canada's national baking industry trade show & conference. The event is held every other year in Toronto (Mississauga), it is the largest and ONLY baking industry B2B trade show & conference produced in Canada. For more information on exhibiting, sponsorship & attending please email Ahmed Mutaher.

Baking Association of Canada
7895 Tranmere Dr., Ste 202 Mississauga, ON, L5S 1V9
Email: amutaher@baking.ca| Tel: 888.674.2253 / Toll Free in Canada & U.S.


STORE 2016 - Canada's Retail Conference

June 2016 | Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON

Contact information:

Retail Council of Canada
1255 Bay Street, Suite 800 Toronto, ON M5R 2A9
Email: events@retailcouncil.org | Tel: 416.922.6678 | Toll Free: 1.888.373.8425


2016 World Pork Expo

June 2016| Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA

Contact information:

National Pork Producers Council
10676 Justin Drive, Urbandale, IA, 50322
Email: swansonl@nppc.org | Tel: 515.864.7985


Ontario Dairy Council Convention

June 2016 | JW Marriott - The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, Minett, ON

Contact information:

Ontario Dairy Council (ODC)
6533 Mississauga Road, Unit D Mississauga, ON L5N 1A6
Email: info@ontariodairies.ca | Tel: 905.542.3620


PROFIT

June 2016 | Niagara Falls, ON

Program to Raise Ontario's Food International Trade (PROFIT) is designed for those new to exporting to the USA. Hosted by OMAFRA's ON Food Exports (OFEX) this two-day seminar will help your organization succeed in the US market. It features industry speakers and key contacts that know the export process.

Contact information:

Email: goexport.omafra@ontario.ca | Tel: 519.826.3767


Food and Agriculture Business Seminar

June 2016 | Guelph, ON

The Food Institute's Food and Agriculture Business seminar brings together leaders in the food supply chain to address current trends and issues in today's global marketplace, discover new sources of inspiration and lay the foundation for business growth and sustainability.

Contact information:

The University of Guelph

Email: foodinstitute@uoguelph.ca | Tel: 519.824.4120 ext. 58782.


American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) Conference and Expo

June 2016 | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

Contact information:

The American Association of Exporters and Importers

1050 17th Street, NW Suite 810, Washington, DC, 20036
Email: events@aaei.org


Bio International Convention

June 2016| San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Contact information:

Email: convention@bio.org | Tel: 202.962.6655


Canada's Fruit & Veg Tech X-Change (CFVTX)

June 2016| St. Williams, ON

Contact information:

Email: info@fruitveg.ca | Tel: 226.381.0282


Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo

July 2016 | McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL

Contact information:

Institute of Food Technologists
525 W. Van Buren, Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60607
Email: info@ift.org | Tel: 312.782.8424


IUFoST - World Congress of Food Science and Technology & Expo

August 2016| Montreal, Canada

Contact information:

Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology
3-1750 The Queensway, Suite 1311 Toronto, ON M9C 5H5
Email: cifst@cifst.ca | Tel: 905.271.8338


Street Smart

September 2016 | Toronto, ON

This event is run by OMAFRA's Ontario Food Exports (OFEX) to help connect Ontario suppliers to United States and international buyers. Street Smart has resulted in tens of millions of dollars in sales to the United States for Ontaio food and beverage suppliers.

Contact Information:

Ontario Food Exports - Specialists


The Canadian Coffee & Tea Show

September 25 - 26, 2016 | The International Centre, Mississauga, ON

Contact information:

Email: info@coffeeteashow.ca | Tel: 866.688.0504 x 144


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
Local: (519) 826-4047
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date:
Last Reviewed: 11 August 2015