Exhibit at Grocery & Specialty Food West Convention

NEW! Buy & Sell Focus on the Floor

To book your spot for Grocery & Specialty Food West, Contact Rolster Taylor: Rolstert@cfig.ca

Why Exhibit at Grocery & Specialty Food West?

Get in front of these leading grocery decision makers: 

Associated Grocers Macdonalds Consolidated
Buy-Low Foods Overwaitea Food Group
Choices Markets The North West Company
Costco Sobeys
Country Grocer Loblaw
Federated Co-op London Drugs
Freson Bros. Quality Foods
HY Louie The Grocery People

And Many More! 

Breakdown of attendees from 2014 




The only grocery show with targeted services, products

The Grocery & Specialty Food West show is a great opportunity for you to exchange ideas and solutions with leading retailers and wholesalers. Attendees come to discover new products, innovations; network, find new business contacts.

From front end to back end, attendees are looking to build contacts in all areas of their grocery business. 

Exhibitors at Grocery & Specialty Food West include:

  • Financial & Operational Services 
  • Fresh Products (bakery, meat, cheese, deli, produce)
  • Store Design firms 
  • Technology & equipment
  • Health & Wellness 
  • Signage
  • Gourmet/artisanal products
  • Global/ethnic products
  • HMR
  • Confectionary

And more!

Benefits of Exhibiting

As an exhibitor you receive:

*A detailed company listing and description in the Grocery & Specialty Food West Official Show Guide. The guide contains a comprehensive schedule of events, social networking programs, conference and workshop descriptions, and a listing of all exhibition participants and much more. 

*Access to conference marketing, sponsorship and advertising opportunities. For More info, contact Ward Hanlon: whanlon@cfig.ca

*Media exposure via the New Launches hub online

Targeted programs to suit your needs

NEW! Specialty Category Pavilions for 2015!

There are key pavilions for 2015 highlighting top growth food categories including:

*FRESH-from bread to produce to meat, produce and growers from across Canada and North America are all here

*GLOBAL-one of the fastest rising categories is international flavours and foods, find the latest in authentic ethnic products

*LOCAL-from local products to regional manufacturers, consumers are looking for foods from their own backyard

*GOURMET-find all your artisanal, specialty, gourmet, or restaurant quality products under one roof

First time exhibitors

Are you new to the grocery industry? Is this your first trade show? For first time exhibitors, there’s a cost-effective, turnkey solution

  •  $17 per square foot and provides you with a free décor package including: 8' back & 3' side drape
  • Booth Sign (18" x 44")
  • Carpet
  • 6 foot black draped table
  • 2 side chairs
  • Free company listing in the official printed Show Directory
  • Comprehensive Exhibitor Planner for pre-show planning
  • Exhibitor E-News Updates (up-to-the-moment show activity)
  • 5 complimentary exhibitor badges per booth
  • 6 complimentary trade show passes
  • Material handling from loading dock to booth and return
  • Removal, storage and return of exhibit crates
  • 24 hour professional security
  • Complimentary ice and clean-up areas


New Product Showcase

New Product Showcase represents an essential service to Attendees who will have the opportunity to see the latest innovations and hottest trends all in one place, making it an absolute must see area for any grocery professional.


  • Increased exposure to thousands of qualified buyers.
  • Increased traffic to your booth.
  • Additional Exhibit Space – second location for your product.

New Product Showcase Includes:

  • Increased exposure to thousands of qualified buyers.
  • Increased traffic to your booth.
  • Additional Exhibit Space – second location for your product.
  • Increased exposure to press/media

Sign up early – Space is limited!
Download the 2015 New Product Showcase Application & Guidelines Click HERE



Top Ten Most Innovative Products contest

PLUS! By participating in the New Product Showcase, companies get a chance to be voted among the Top 10 Most Innovative Products at the show! Products selected get additional media coverage.

Products in the showcase are judged by industry food experts and media. Click HERE to read about the most innovative products from the Toronto fall show last year. 


Best Booth Contest

Our esteemed retailer judges will evaluate single, double, multiple booths, as well a special award for best marketed.

Check out the winners from the Toronto show last year: Click HERE


Save as a Member

Associate membership is for any firm supplying products or services to independent and franchised retailers in Canada. Contact: Rolster Taylor at rtaylor@cfig.ca for details on cost savings through membership.

For information on EXHIBITING at Grocery & Specialty Food West contact:

Rolster Taylor, Sales Manager
T: 416.492.2311 x 223
Toll Free: 1.800.661.2344 x 223
E: rtaylor@cfig.ca