IHN will be participating in the following trade shows in 2015-16!
Please visit our booth for information on courses, curriculum, and career opportunities.
Meet students, faculty members, and professional affiliates.
Live blood cell analysis sessions with graduate and instructor Edith Kunszt.
TORONTO AREA SHOWS
CANADIAN ORGANIC GROWERS CONFERENCE
Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is a federally incorporated registered charity that has been promoting organic growing for over 30 years. COG’s membership includes consumers, gardeners, retailers, processors and farmers from all regions of Canada. Sharing a vision − for a sustainable, bioregionally-based organic food system that protects and enhances the health of people and the environment.
Toronto – 89 Chestnut Street – University of Toronto Residence
Saturday, February 21, 2015
GREEN LIVING SHOW
The Green Living Show is Canada’s largest green consumer show dedicated to educating the public about easy and workable solutions for leading a sustainable lifestyle. Visitors can shop at over 400 exhibits, eat local foods prepared by renowned chefs, taste eco-friendly wines and enjoy a diverse selection of demonstrations, presentations, and activities. Great fun for the whole family!
March 27-29, 2015
Direct Energy Centre Exhibition Place – Hall D
TOTAL HEALTH SHOW
Our nation’s premier national health show, will celebrate 35 years of striving to make a difference in the world, bringing cutting edge knowledge to the public by the leading innovators in the natural health field. The first Total Health Convention and Exhibition was held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto in 1978 and has since become an anticipated annual spring event. In the early years of the convention, the great pioneers of the natural health movement came to Toronto to participate in the show: Linus Pauling, Walter Hodson, Beatrice Trum Hunter, Paavo Airola, Bernard Jensen, Charlotte Gerson, John Christopher, Robert Mendelsohn, Ray Evers, Kurt Donsbach, Ann Wigmore and Jan de Vries. Total Health continues to attract high profile leaders in the natural health field: Robert Bateman, Sally Fallon, David Suzuki, Gary Young, Hulda Clark, David Wolfe, Brian Clement, Len Horowitz, Udo Erasmus, Shiv Chopra, JJ Hurtak, Cass Ingram, Chef Michael Smith and many of the innovative raw chefs of our time including Victoria Boutenko, Juliano, Renee Loux Koffler, Chad Sarno and Cherie Soria. The show offers more than 60 international speakers on three main theatres, two exhibition hall demo stages, a raw café oasis, spa oasis and over 200 exhibits devoted to a natural healthy lifestyle.
APRIL 17-19 2015
North Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Bld
OptiMYz Live Health Expo
The OptiMYz Live Health Expobrings together leaders in the fast-growing wellness sector In a two-day live event that entertains and informs health-conscious consumers. Experts present interactive demonstrations and seminars on fitness, nutrition, health, adventure, and mental and emotional wellbeing. Learn how to improve your lifestyle, achieve fitness goals and live healthier.
OptiMYz Live Health Expooffers practical solutions and products. The OptiMYz Live Health Expo breaks down the intimidation barriers. It promotes the message that getting healthy can be fun and achievable.
TORONTO RAW VEGAN FESTIVAL
The Toronto Raw/Vegan Festival offers all you need for healthy, cruelty-free, eco-friendly green living. You don`t have to be vegan to attend! Come and see why people are increasingly adopting a raw/vegan lifestyle. The festival features …
- FREE Admission
- First 1000 guests receive a free Permacharts Laminated Reference Guide courtesy of the Helping Hands Program – a $7.95 value
- We are featuring Dorit from California, author of “Raw Nature 1 & 2″
- All day raw/vegan food demo’s and sampling by Toronto’s leading raw/vegan chefs
- All day speakers on health and food topics of interest
- Delicious food vendors
- Ethical clothing
- Cruelty-free cosmetics, toiletries and healthcare products
- Live entertainment
918 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario
Saturday, June 6, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 7, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Workshops after 4:30 p.m
WINDFALL ECOLOGY FESTIVAL
An outdoor festival celebrating & featuring:
- Green technology
- Solar & wind power
- Green transportation
- Home energy efficiency
- Local & organic food fair
- Environmental art display
Come out to learn about eco-friendly products & practices. Shop in the farm fresh markets and enjoy eco-activities, food tasting & demos & the kidz zone.
Fairy Lake Park – Holland River, Newmarket, ON
Sat. & Sun. June 13 & 14, 2015 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
TORONTO VEGETARIAN FOOD FAIR
Regarded as the largest event of its kind in North America, the Annual Vegetarian Food Festival gives you an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy a diverse cross-section of vegetarian cuisine. Discover delicious new products and ideas from more than 100 exhibitors and enjoy a wide variety of presentations and cooking demos.
September 11-13, 2015
Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre
CHFA EXPO EAST
CHFA Expo East is the largest conference and trade show in Canada, serving the natural products and organic industries. This is the place where you can meet face-to-face with the industry’s top manufacturers, distributors and brokers. It is a place where you will find thousands of products – including new products never seen before in Canada. With more than 550 exhibits covering close to 80,000 net sq.ft., retailers look forward to this event each year as the #1 source for the latest products, education and networking.
Conference: September 17 & 18, 2015
Trade Show: September 19 & 20, 2015
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
PUMPed – STUDENT LIFE EXPO Canada’s largest post-secondary education and lifestyle event for graduating high school students
Student Life Expo was developed with the vision to help students learn about the choices ahead, be inspired about the future, provide fun and entertainment, while helping them explore their many options at this pivotal time in their Life.
October 17-18, 2015
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building – Hall G
10am – 5pm Daily
National Women’s SHOW
The ultimate girl’s day out! Shop ‘til you drop at over 450 exhibits and find everything from food and wine sampling, fashion shows, celebrity guests, free makeovers, health, wellness & beauty secrets, cooking demos, home renovation advice and travel ideas!
Make a day of it! Bring your friends, sister, daughter or mom and be entertained doing everything you love. Enjoy great deals and show specials, shop for well-known brands or find a unique piece of clothing or jewellery at one of the many boutique exhibits. Experiment with a new look, ask the experts for advice about hairstyles, make-up and fitness and see fashion shows for the latest style trends for night, day, work or play! Experience all the fun.
Check out the latest products just for women! Discover innovative new products and learn about services available just for women. Sample the latest beauty products, buy the newest kitchen gadgets plus arrive early for your goodie bag! It’s filled with great samples and information about amazing promotions and giveaways available only at the show!
Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building
Fri. Oct. 16, 2015, 11:00am – 8:00pm
Sat. Oct. 17, 2015, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sun. Oct. 18, 2015, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Welcome to Whole Life Expo
Canada’s largest showcase of natural health, alternative medicine, and eco-friendly lifestyles. With 60 speakers and over 200 exhibitors, Whole Life Expo brings you the most comprehensive array of natural health products and services ever gathered under one roof; with an array of special promotions, free samples, and show specials presented by over 200 dynamic exhibitors. Whole Life Expo offers a variety of show themes to showcase every aspect of natural health, alternative medicine & Eco-Friendly living.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Building
November TBA, 2015
WHOLISTIC FAMILY FAIR
The focus of the Wholistic Family Fair is to put together a tool box where everyone can go and find products and services that help them lead a balanced life. This event exhibits local businesses showcasing their products and services which would benefit you & your family. In keeping with the Wholistic philosophy, the many exhibitors offer knowledge and/or services in the widely growing industry of eco-friendly, alternative & natural health. Come out and enjoy a day of fun & learning. There will be a silent auction, contests prizes and a gift bag for every guest!
Mississauga – Novotel Hotel
Oakville – Conference Centre
GLUTEN FREE EXPO
The Gluten Free Expo is Canada’s premier gluten free event. Whether you’re looking for great tasting products, or Gluten Free education, the Expo is your source! The Gluten Free Expo features over 100 vendors both sampling and selling their products. There is also a public stage with topics pertaining to gluten free living throughout the day.
VANCOUVER AREA SHOWS
WEST COAST WOMEN’S SHOW
Laugh, enjoy and get motivated at the Spring West Coast Women’s Show! This is the ultimate chance for girls to spend a fun day together shopping, sampling and saving! Learn beauty and wellness tips and tricks to feel your healthiest, shop ‘til you drop, enjoy a cocktail with the girls and taste and nibble to your heart’s content.
Come on out to the Spring West Coast Women’s Show for your best girls weekend yet!
OCTOBER 16, 17, 18, 2015
Tradex – Trade & Exhibition Centre
1190 Cornell St, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5
EPIC SUSTAINABLE LIVING EXPO
Celebrate Vancouver’s annual expo of smarter, stylish living. Surround yourself with 300 exhibitors offering inspiring ideas, exciting entertainment, and smart shopping opportunities. Shop and learn from hundreds of EPIC Exhibitors Get inspired by truly amazing individuals on the EPIC Main Stage Enter the EPICurean Corner to sample from BC’s finest restaurants and wineries Be fashion-forward at the EPIC Catwalk to watch designers strut their stuff Test drive a Toyota or luxury Lexus hybrid vehicle at the Ride’n Drive Play and learn in the EPIC KidZone with the Granville Island Toy Company.
Vandusen Botanical Garden
THE WELLNESS SHOW
Celebrating 21 years of Wellness and Health. Come out and experience kids & pet health, Anti-Aging, Tea Tasting, Demonstrations and our Celebrity Cooking stage! You may also attend our numerous seminars and workshops from local and international health experts on various health related topics of interest.
Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building Exhibit Hall B & C
999 Canada Place Vancouver BC
Friday, February 12, 2016 – 12 noon to 8 pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016 – 10 am to 7 pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016 – 10 am to 6 pm
For more information about our venue, please visit:
OTTAWA AREA SHOWS
The National Women’s Show
The ultimate girl’s day out!
Shop ‘til you drop at over 450 exhibits and find everything from food and wine sampling, fashion shows, celebrity guests, free makeovers, health, wellness & beauty secrets, cooking demos, home renovation advice and travel ideas!
Make a day of it!
Bring your friends, sister, daughter or mom and be entertained doing everything you love. Enjoy great deals and show specials, shop for well-known brands or find a unique piece of clothing or jewellery at one of the many boutique exhibits. Experiment with a new look, ask the experts for advice about hairstyles, make-up and fitness and see fashion shows for the latest style trends for night, day, work or play! Experience all the fun.
Check out the latest products just for women!
Discover innovative new products and learn about services available just for women. Sample the latest beauty products, buy the newest kitchen gadgets plus arrive early for your goodie bag! It’s filled with great samples and information about amazing promotions and giveaways available only at the show!
April 11 & 12, 2015
Live the Smart Way Expo
Brought to you by Kathy Smart and friends, Live the Smart Way Expo is for people who seek out ways to maintain or take their first steps towards a healthy lifestyle.
Motivated and passionate, the Live the Smart Way Team is tapping into its network of resources to bring the Live The Smart Way Expo to Ottawa. A one stop shop health and wellness show like you have never seen!
April 18-19, 2015
Ottawa Veg Fest
After taking a year off, Ottawa Veg Fest is back … bigger and better than ever!
Veg Fest is a tradition for Ottawa foodies, vegetarians and vegans, and the veg-curious alike. Similar events take place all across Canada. 2015 marks the sixth Ottawa VEG FEST, continuing the fine tradition set out by Veg Fest’s founders, the National Capital Vegetarian Association with FREE parking in a great new location.
Samples of great food from some of Ottawa’s best vegetarian restaurant will be available, as part of a marketplace where up to 100 vendors will promote and sell their healthy products and services. All products sold will be vegan. Veg Fest will also feature an informative speaker series both days, and some exciting new features … which will be announced in the spring.
As in the past, admission to Veg Fest will be by donation and the first 100 each day will receive a free gift bag. Proceeds from VEG FEST will support worthy non-profit organizations.
Mark your calendars now. Don’t miss it!
June 6-7, 2015
Come to Herbfest and connect with your community. Relax and let the Herbfest team provide for you and your family for the day.
Herbfest is an Ottawa Valley tradition combining a large marketplace of over 100 vendors and artisans, informative lectures, a Chef Cook-off, live entertainment, and much more with time to relax and meander through the beautiful landscaped herbal garden beds.
It is a one-day must-attend event for those interested in herbs, gardening, cooking and living a healthy lifestyle. It is held on the grounds of The Herb Garden, a privately owned AGRI-tourist destination in an idyllic rural setting that provides for a unique rural ambiance. Satisfy your appetite starting with Belgium Waffles, move on for Wild Boar sausages and finish with Jamaican spicy food at the ever-popular food court.
July 26, 2015
Health & Wellness Zone
From stress-busting workshops to sport and fitness demos, natural remedies to revolutionary health care the Health & Wellness Zone has it all. Discover the latest products in the Natural & Organic Products Showcase! Get great tips on nutrition & women’s health and wellness from the experts. Learn how to look and feel your best at any age!
Saturday, October 24, 2015: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, October 25, 2015: 10am – 5pm
Ernst & Young Centre