SIAL Canada

SIAL Canada - A point of entry into North America!

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SIAL Canada, organized with the ADA (Association des détaillants en alimentation), the Agri-Food Export Group of Quebec-Canada, is the only show supported by governments (Federal and Provincial) bringing together the retail, foodservice and equipment industries under one roof.

It alternates between Montreal and Toronto to cover all local and regional demand, not to mention the growing ethnic market. If your company is eager to sell food, benefit from the latest trade agreement (CETA), present packaging or process solutions or test the North American market, SIAL Canada is where you want to be!

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SIAL Canada 2019

During the three days of the show (April 30th - May 2nd at Enercare Center, Toronto), the major players in the agrifood industry set a record for attendance in Toronto, with growth of almost 10% compared to 2017. With nearly 80 conferences and activities, SIAL Canada, the only "One Stop Shop" in the industry, is once again a must-attend event.

Watch SIAL Canada's 2019 Highlights in Toronto

We look forward to meeting you in a few months to present the 17th edition of our show: SIAL Canada 2020 at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal.

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SIAL Canada 2019

OUR EXHIBITION

OUR AUDIENCE

  • 25 106 professional visitors from over 60 countries, of which 80% have a decision-making role in the purchasing process.
  • Top 3 reasons for visiting: Finding new products | Staying aware of market trends | Discovering new suppliers. 
  • Business activities of our visitors: 33% Suppliers | 20% Food service | 15.5% importers | 14.5% retailers | 8% Governments and associations | 6% Services.

"Not only have we seen international business growth driven by Canada's international momentum, and the signing of multiple international agreements but also a significant achievement: Ontario businesses have proven through a 20% growth in participation [compared to 2017] and a record involvement in the SIAL Innovation Contest that SIAL Canada is the best platform to grow their business in Canada and internationally. We are definitely anchored in the Canadian landscape "coast to coast"."
Xavier Poncin, SIAL Canada's director

SIAL Canada - Visitors

OUR EXHIBITORS

  • 1 130 exhibitors from 50 countries spread over 280 000 square feet
  • The only show with its eyes on the market and current trends: a food offer (beverages, cheese, grocery, organic and well-being, local products, fresh products, ethnic products, start-ups) and an equipment offer (packaging and processing, retail, supply chain, HRI).
  • 95% of our exhibitors say SIAL Canada is their top-priority show.

HOSTED BUYERS PROGRAM

The exclusive buyers program free for exhibitors. Meet nearly 100 key domestic and international buyers and imports. With more than 1 500 business meetings expected this year, the buyers are originating from 40 countries represented with a majority from Canada and the United States. 

INSPIRING EVENTS

SIAL Innovation

An opportunity for your new product launch to shine at this world stage. Showcase your innovative products at SIAL Innovation with an opportunity for 3 winners to be featured at SIAL Network events around the world over the next year.
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La Cuisine
A true laboratory of ideas where your products are just waiting to be revealed! 
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Inspire Drink
A unique hosted activity aligned with market expectation: mixology, fermentation and well-being, plus new textures and unheard-of tastes!

Central Expert Hub
Fruitful meetings with real added value: 14 experts in +11 areas of expertise. Ask the experts all your questions and get ready to flood the market. 


SIAL Canada 2020

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2019? 

  • 1 200 exhibitors (50% Canadian exhibitors with a representation from the 10 provinces | 50% international exhibitors from 50+ countries).
  • 25 000 visitors expected from Canada and 60+ countries.

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TESTIMONIALS

"This has been one of best shows I have visited I would not change anything about it. Great Innovation Trends, lots of new products presented, and everything flowed with easy, Thank you for a great show!"
Loblaw (Canada)


Foodservice equipment - SIAL Canada
Next events

Montréal
15-17 April 2020
Palais des congrès, Montréal

Toronto
27-29 April 2021
Ernecare Center, Toronto

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