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Top 5 Reasons to Attend Grocery & Specialty Food West(GSF) 2017

  1. Grocery focused. GSF is the only grocery and specialty food show in Western Canada. Last year more than 2,500 key grocery stakeholders attended the show.
  2. Business opportunities. This show is the only exhibition dedicated to serving the growing multi-billion dollar grocery industry. Categories include fresh, frozen and refrigerated foods, snacks, beverages, ethnic specialties, and gourmet lines.
  3. Networking. It’s also a must-attend event for food producers, manufacturers to network with key western Canadian retailers to further enhance their position in the market place as well as to expand into Western Canada.
  4. Education. Morning conference sessions, engaging workshops and live trade floor listen and learn sessions for grocers and manufacturers provide effective ways to show and sell more effectively.
  5. TREND SPOTTING. Discover the latest trends, innovations and growing product categories on the 55,000-sq.-ft. trade floor where there are close to 300 booths and 170 exhibitors showcase their products.

Attendee Breakdown at Grocery & Specialty Food West (GSF)

 

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The Grocery & Specialty Food West (GSF) exhibition is THE epicentre where grocery retailers look to discover innovative products.

NEW! Specialty pavilions for 2017!

There are key pavilions for 2017 highlighting top growth food categories including:

  • Canada Connect – Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by highlighting Canadian producers and manufacturers
  • Live Well – Experience the world of health & wellness & specialty offerings
  • First Timers – Dive head first into the grocery industry and greet retailers with the newest, freshest products on the market. Only available for those new to GSF.

PLUS! Get valuable learnings from the Insights & Innovations stage:

  • category specialists share their best practices
  • demonstrations by leading experts on trends, innovations
  • marketing and merchandising best practices, and more!

Listen & Learn Morning Conference & Workshops

See full conference program HERE.

Conference & Trade Show – March 20 & 21, 2017

Conference Hours:
FAIRMONT WATERFRONT VANCOUVER HOTEL – 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5 (MAP)
Monday, March 20    8:15am – 10:45am ( Schedule coming soon )
Tuesday, March 21    8:00am – 10:45am ( schedule coming soon )

Trade Show Hours:
VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE -EAST BUILDING – 1055 Canada Pl,Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 (MAP)
Monday, March 20   11:00am – 4:00pm ( Schedule coming soon)
Tuesday, March 21    11:00am – 4:00am (Schedule coming soon)

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