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China Food & Drinks Fair (CFDF)

Chengdu, China
March 17th - 23rd, 2019

The China Food and Drink Fair is taking place in Chengdu, China from March 17th-23rd, 2019. The CFDF is a national level annual trade fair, including B2B meetings and business development opportunities, and is widely considered the largest and most influential trade fair in China's food and alcohol industry. The Consulate General of Canada in Chongqing (CHONQ) has organized and hosted the official Canada Pavilion for the past three years at the CFDF, which in 2018 attracted 4097 exhibitors, and over 400,000 visitors from around the world. 
Interested companies are encouraged to contact:
Marilene Gourdeau-Bussiere
Consul and Trade Commissioner
Consulate General of Canada in Chongqing
(T) (86-23) 6373-8007

Pan-Atlantic Canada Spring Trade Mission to Europe
The Netherlands – Germany
Spring 2019

Innovation PEI along with ACOA and the other Atlantic provinces, is seeking Atlantic Canadian companies to attend a multi-sector Atlantic Canada EU trade mission to The Netherlands and Germany from May 19 to 24, 2019 or alternatively from June 16 to 21, 2019. This mission will offer business-to-business matchmaking with prospective business partners, country specific market briefings, mission preparation and follow-up support, as well as networking events. For more information please contact Bonnie MacDonald at Innovation PEI by email at or by phone at (902) 620-3508.

SIAL Canada
Toronto, ON
April 30 – May 2, 2019

SIAL Canada is now the only event of its scale in Canada, with more than 1,000 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 18,500 buyers from Canada, the U.S., and 60 other countries. This event offers a complete range of food products under one roof. Whether you work in the retail, catering or food processing industry, or you're simply looking for new and innovative products or regional specialties from around the world, you'll find exactly what you need right here. For more information please contact Jamie Blanchard at Innovation PEI by email at  or by phone at (902) 368-4474

RDÉE Spring Mission
Montreal and Quebec City, QC
April 29-May 3, 2019

RDÉE Prince Edward Island in partnership with Innovation PEI and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is looking for bilingual PEI businesses to participate in their next sales mission to Montreal and Quebec City April 29 to May 3.  For more information please contact Robert Maddix at RDÉE Prince Edward Island by email at or by phone at (902) 370-7333.

Seafood Expo Global
Brussels, Belgium
May 7-9, 2019

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global (formerly the European Seafood Exposition/Seafood Processing Europe) is the world's largest seafood trade event. More than 26,000 buyers, suppliers, media, and other seafood professionals from more than 140 countries visit the exposition. Attendees come to meet with existing suppliers, source new products and network with other industry professionals. It is the global place where the seafood industry meets. For more information please contact Jamie Blanchard at Innovation PEI by email at  or by phone at (902) 368-4474

Milan, Italy
May 6-9, 2019

TUTTOFOOD is the biennial international B2B trade show dedicated to the food & beverage industry. The four-day event is the perfect platform for Canadian companies interested in showcasing their products to an international market. The 2017 edition hosted 2,580 exhibitors with over 80,000 visitors and 3,150 key buyers from 103 countries worldwide. TUTTOFOOD includes a Hosted Buyers Program, a Matchmaking Platform facilitating pre-arranged meetings between buyers and exhibiting companies and, over 500 events including live shows, seminars, conferences, workshops, store tours, factory visits and show-cooking sessions to update companies on industry innovations and the latest consumption trends including sustainability, traceability, technology and innovation, transparency and quality.  For more information please contact Anna Sacco, Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada at

June 19-22, 2019

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (CTOT) invite you to showcase your products in the Canada Pavilion at Taiwan’s largest international food and beverage show.  FOOD TAIPEI (The 29th Taipei International Food Show) will be held from June 19-22, 2019 at the TWTC (Taiwan World Trade Center) Exhibition Hall 1 & Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Last year, FOOD TAIPEI attracted over 62,000 visitors, with 600 domestic and 460 international exhibitors and 38 national pavilions, making it the largest scale show on record. More information is available at:

VetHealth Global 2019
Prince Edward Island BioAlliance
Monday, 24 June 2019 at 8:00 AM - Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at 7:00 PM (ADT)
Charlottetown, PE

Welcome to North America’s Premier Animal Health and Nutrition Business Conference!
Every two years, senior executives, emerging companies, investors, regulators, and researchers from around the world gather in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada to explore market trends, global regulatory issues, and innovative developments related to companion and food animal health and nutrition. We hope you will join us June 24-26th for VetHealth Global 2019!  Register now

2019 Pan Atlantic Aquaculture Mission to Norway and AquaNor
August 16 – 23, 2019

The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association, in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Business Development Program (BDP), invites you to participate in the 2019 Pan Atlantic Canada Aquaculture Mission August 16 to 23, 2019.  AquaNor, held in Norway every two years, has been an important international venue for the aquaculture industry for over 30 years. Here the industry is introduced to all the novelties, products, services, and research and development projects of relevance to the industry. Exhibitors emphasize the unique opportunities that AquaNor provides for interaction with decision-makers and buyers representing the international aquaculture industry. Visitors find that AquaNor offers the best overview of products and services provided by the principal suppliers of the trade, making it a key biannual event for businesses seeking to increase their exports or learn about new technologies that can be imported to enhance production in Atlantic Canada. For more information please contact Brian Rogers at Rogers Conuslting Inc. at (902) 497-5898

The Canadian International Seafood Show 2019
Montreal, QC
Sept 25-26, 2019

The Canadian International Seafood Show has the distinction of being Canada's first seafood show. This edition which takes place in Montreal will show off Canada's seafood industry to the world. The International component provides an opportunity for Canadian buyers to meet with suppliers from visiting countries and discover new products and new flavors. Technology will be showcase with a section reserved for packaging, weighing and processing equipment etc. Informative conferences will be offered on subjects including sustainable fisheries, new trade agreements with Europe, Canadian import standards and more. For more information please contact Jamie Blanchard at Innovation PEI by email at or by phone at (902) 368-4474

CONXEMAR Trade Mission 
OCTOBER 1-3, 2019

The Conxemar trade show takes place in Vigo, Spain, an important fishing port in Europe, and serves as the meeting point for the entire processing branch, distributors, importers and exporters of frozen seafood products. Since its inauguration in 1999, it has grown steadily in visitors and exhibitors, with an exhibition area of 31,500 m². It is the most important Fish and Seafood trade show in Southern Europe, with significant international presence and dozens of national pavilions.
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