*Due to the current circumstance, all travel by Innovation PEI employees has been suspended until further notice.  Many upcoming events have been canceled, postponed, or rescheduled.  If you are unsure of a previously posted event, please contact one of our staff at (902) 368-6300.

Do you have an upcoming event that you think our community should know about? Fill out our Event Submission form so we can share it with our valued clients and partners.   *Subject to approval.
Sep
28
Mon
2020
SIAL Canada Trade Show @ Palais de Congrès
Sep 28 – Oct 2 all day
The SIAL Canada is a must-attend event for all as it presents a wide variety of products and services that include food and food products, beverages, food raw materials, and ingredients, cooked and processed foods, canned foods, fruits, and vegetables, and other food items. It is a leading event in the agro-food industry and features quite a lot of innovative cuisines and delicacies. The event is attended by more than 1200 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 25,000 buyers from Canada, the United States, and 60 other countries.   

We look forward to welcoming you on the platform for your business and development through:

  • The hosted buyer program
  • the unlimited potential opportunity of key visitors from around the World (though the SIAL Network)
  • Lead retrieval for all visitors who clicked on your booth
  • The numerous booth designs and hosts already programmed for you to choose
  • Saving on cost on of delivery, travel and accommodation
  • Chat system(private and public)
  • Live video chat
  • Webinars from industry experts

Please note that places are limited for the Premium package.

Sep
29
Tue
2020
Ignition Fund Information Sessions
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Ignition Fund is a competitive based innovation fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new business venture. Innovation PEI will invest seed capital that will allow successful applicants to turn venture ideas into tangible, viable businesses.  Read more about the Igntion Fund to learn if it’s right for you: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/innovation-pei/ignition-fund

Ignition Fund Information Sessions

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 1, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.

Heather Rossiter’s Personal Room
https://princeedwardisland.webex.com/meet/hlrossiter | 1727934436

Join by video system
Dial hlrossiter@princeedwardisland.webex.com and enter your host PIN .
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

Join by phone
+1-647-484-1598 Canada Toll
+1-240-454-0887 US Toll
Access code: 172 793 4436

Sep
30
Wed
2020
Ignition Fund Information Sessions
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Ignition Fund is a competitive based innovation fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new business venture. Innovation PEI will invest seed capital that will allow successful applicants to turn venture ideas into tangible, viable businesses.  Read more about the Igntion Fund to learn if it’s right for you: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/innovation-pei/ignition-fund

Ignition Fund Information Sessions

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 1, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.

Heather Rossiter’s Personal Room
https://princeedwardisland.webex.com/meet/hlrossiter | 1727934436

Join by video system
Dial hlrossiter@princeedwardisland.webex.com and enter your host PIN .
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

Join by phone
+1-647-484-1598 Canada Toll
+1-240-454-0887 US Toll
Access code: 172 793 4436

Oct
1
Thu
2020
Ignition Fund Information Sessions
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Ignition Fund is a competitive based innovation fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new business venture. Innovation PEI will invest seed capital that will allow successful applicants to turn venture ideas into tangible, viable businesses.  Read more about the Igntion Fund to learn if it’s right for you: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/innovation-pei/ignition-fund

Ignition Fund Information Sessions

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 1, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.

Heather Rossiter’s Personal Room
https://princeedwardisland.webex.com/meet/hlrossiter | 1727934436

Join by video system
Dial hlrossiter@princeedwardisland.webex.com and enter your host PIN .
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

Join by phone
+1-647-484-1598 Canada Toll
+1-240-454-0887 US Toll
Access code: 172 793 4436

Oct
13
Tue
2020
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Mainland China
Oct 13 – Oct 19 all day

Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Asia 2020
September, October and November 2020
Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Business to Business Virtual Matchmaking Opportunity with Asian Seafood Buyers
The Atlantic Provincial Seafood Trade Group (APSTG) in partnership with ACOA and the Trade Commissioner
Service, will organize B to B virtual meetings with qualified Asian seafood buyers in three key seafood markets – Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

The virtual meetings will be held in the evenings and mornings via Zoom or Microsoft Teams and will be facilitated
and organized by professional in-market consultants and Trade Commissioners. Translation will be provided. The
cost is $100 per country.

Interested?
Please complete this application form and send by August 12, 2020 via email to
geoff.irvine@lobstercouncilcanada.ca. For more information please call Geoff Irvine at 902 497 9128.

Oct
20
Tue
2020
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Taiwan
Oct 20 – Oct 26 all day

Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Asia 2020
September, October and November 2020
Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Business to Business Virtual Matchmaking Opportunity with Asian Seafood Buyers
The Atlantic Provincial Seafood Trade Group (APSTG) in partnership with ACOA and the Trade Commissioner
Service, will organize B to B virtual meetings with qualified Asian seafood buyers in three key seafood markets – Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

The virtual meetings will be held in the evenings and mornings via Zoom or Microsoft Teams and will be facilitated
and organized by professional in-market consultants and Trade Commissioners. Translation will be provided. The
cost is $100 per country.

Interested?
Please complete this application form and send by August 12, 2020 via email to
geoff.irvine@lobstercouncilcanada.ca. For more information please call Geoff Irvine at 902 497 9128.

Oct
27
Tue
2020
Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Hong Kong
Oct 27 – Nov 2 all day

Atlantic Canada Virtual Export Café Series – Asia 2020
September, October and November 2020
Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Business to Business Virtual Matchmaking Opportunity with Asian Seafood Buyers
The Atlantic Provincial Seafood Trade Group (APSTG) in partnership with ACOA and the Trade Commissioner
Service, will organize B to B virtual meetings with qualified Asian seafood buyers in three key seafood markets – Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

The virtual meetings will be held in the evenings and mornings via Zoom or Microsoft Teams and will be facilitated
and organized by professional in-market consultants and Trade Commissioners. Translation will be provided. The
cost is $100 per country.

Interested?
Please complete this application form and send by August 12, 2020 via email to
geoff.irvine@lobstercouncilcanada.ca. For more information please call Geoff Irvine at 902 497 9128.

Nov
2
Mon
2020
Canada Food Expo 2020 Japan & South Korea – Virtual Edition @ Virtual B2B Meetings
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 26 @ 10:00 pm

Canada Food Expo Japan & Korea 2020 – Virtual Edition!

Format: Virtual B2B meetings

When: November 2020

Application deadline: September 18, 2020

Canadian Embassies & Consulates, in partnership with provinces, industry associations, and Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, invite you to apply to participate the Canada Food Expo Japan & Korea Virtual Edition, taking place in November 2020.

This initiative is designed to provide export-ready, small and medium-sized food, beverage and seafood producers an opportunity to showcase their products to targeted Japanese and South Korean buyers, with pre-scheduled one-on-one virtual business meetings.

The virtual B2B meetings are anticipated to take place over the course of the following dates:

  •        South Korea: November 2-16, Monday-Thursday evenings Canada time (Tuesday-Friday mornings in South Korea)
  •       Japan: November 16-26, Monday-Thursday evenings Canada time (Tuesday-Friday mornings in Japan)

If you have interest in participating please contact Lannia MacAleer for a listing of registered buyers and the application form.

Registration fee: None. All expenses are funded by your Canadian provincial and federal government.

Important note: The final decision regarding which Canadian exporters are selected for meetings will rest with the Japanese and Korean buyers. As such, be as tailored as possible to show how your products align with that buyer’s specific interests.

 

Nov
18
Wed
2020
ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020
Nov 18 – Nov 20 all day
FRUIT LOGISTICA covers every single sector of the fresh produce business and provides a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. It thus offers superb networking and contact opportunities to the key decision-makers in every sector of the industry. 3.200 exhibitors and 78.000 trade visitors attend FRUIT LOGISTICA every year to realize their full business potential within the international fresh produce trade – and to write their own success story!
Nov
30
Mon
2020
Food & Beverage EU Virtual B2B and Showcase @ Virtual B2B and Showcase
Nov 30 – Dec 4 all day

Virtual B2B and Showcase

Focus on EU and UK Markets November 30 to December 4

Are you Export-Ready for the EU and UK Markets? Join us for a Virtual B2B and Showcase Event

Application Deadline – September 25th, 2020

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In surveying the EU Markets, the following items have been identified as being in demand in European regions:

  • Meat (Pork, Beef)
  • Frozen foods (Pastry, vegetables, fruit)
  • Maple syrup and maple products
  • Premium, high quality, niche, organic, gourmet
  • Small fruit (blueberries and cranberries)
  • Pet foods
  • Alcoholic beverages (Beer, Cider, Spirits, Wine)
  • Honey
  • Snacks, sweets
  • Value-added food products (organic, vegetarian/vegan, free-from foods, high-protein/low-sugar foods, healthy snacks)

Event details:

  • Virtual Showcase of your products open all week for You will be given an individual virtual kiosk where you will upload videos, pictures, products information, and links.
  • Scheduled B2B meetings with vetted qualified buyers
  • In-market We will ship your samples to in- market colleagues who will host a reception for Buyers.
  • One-on-one meeting with EU Consultant to discuss European Market
  • Participation fee of $250

Countries of focus are United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, and Spain however Buyers from across Europe are invited to attend.

Register your intent to participate at www.atlanticfood.ca/events