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CPMA 2024 Convention and Trade Show by the numbers

The 2024 Canadian Produce Marketing Association's Convention and Trade Show (CPMA 2024 Fresh Week) will take place this week at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver.

Cutting the ribbon at last year's CPMA Convention + Trade Show.

Here is a snapshot by the numbers:

  • Over 600: The number of exhibit spaces (10 x 10 feet) on the CPMA Trade Show floor.
  • Over 300: The number of unique exhibiting companies.
  • 147: The number of international exhibitors.
  • 168: The number of Canadian exhibitors.
  • 78: The number of new CPMA members exhibiting at CPMA 2024 Fresh Week. All new CPMA members will have a floor decal in front of their booth so attendees can welcome them to the Trade Show and the Association.
  • 60: The number of products from 36 companies featured in the New Product Showcase program.

A look at the trade show floor at last year's show.

The exhibit space is sold out, but there is still time to register as a full delegate or buy a trade show pass to attend the event and connect with key industry leaders. Full delegate pass holders have access to:

  • CPMA's Trade Show, Canada's largest fruits and vegetable show.
  • Delegate Breakfast where they will hear from Cassie Campbell-Pascall, one of the greatest hockey players in Canadian history.
  • Delegate Lunch featuring the state of fresh produce industry address from CPMA President, Ron Lemaire, and a panel of international retailers.
  • Awards Brunch celebrating industry members' achievements.
  • All Business Sessions and Learning Lounges where experts will share insights on important topics impacting the produce industry.
  • Social evenings and networking events with themes including the Chair's Welcome Reception, CPMA's After Party, Women in Produce and Young Professionals receptions, and the Annual Banquet.
  • The Innovation Zone showcases innovative products and cutting-edge technology of eight companies.

Working hard and playing hard at the after-party at last year's event.

Trade Show pass holders have the opportunity to establish business relationships with over 300 companies exhibiting at CPMA 2024 Fresh Week. Produce retailers and food service operators can take advantage of our complimentary Trade Show vouchers by registering online.

Visit the Convention website to learn more about what to expect and register today.

For more information:
Micken Kokonya
Canadian Produce Marketing Association
Tel.: +1 (613) 226-4187 x225
Email: [email protected]

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