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Trade Shows

IHN will be participating in the following trade shows in 2015-16!

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TORONTO AREA SHOWS

CANADIAN ORGANIC GROWERS CONFERENCE | Saturday, February 21, 2015
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
http://cogtoronto.org/COG_Toronto/Welcome.html


GREEN LIVING SHOW | March 27-29, 2015
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!
Direct Energy Centre Exhibition Place – Hall D
http://www.greenlivingonline.com/torontoshow/


TOTAL HEALTH SHOW | APRIL 17-19 2015
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.
North Building, Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Bld
http://www.totalhealthshow.com/showInfo/index.cfm


OptiMYz Live Health Expo | TBD
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.
http://www.optimyzlive.com/toronto


TORONTO RAW VEGAN FESTIVAL | 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.
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
Workshops after 4:30 p.m
http://torontorawveganfestival.com/


WINDFALL ECOLOGY FESTIVAL | Sat. & Sun. June 13 & 14, 2015 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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
http://www.windfallcentre.ca/index.php?st=2&s=Home&p=Homepage&


TORONTO VEGETARIAN FOOD FAIR | September 11-13, 2015
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.
Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre
Free Admission
http://veg.ca/


CHFA EXPO EAST | Conference: September 17 & 18, 2015 | Trade Show: September 19 & 20, 2015
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.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
http://www.chfa.ca/en-us/events/expoeast.aspx


PUMPed – STUDENT LIFE EXPO | October 17-18, 2015
Canada’s largest post-secondary education and lifestyle event for graduating high school students

  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Scholarships
  • Careers
  • Travel
  • Health
  • Technology
  • Games
  • Contests
  • Free Samples
  • And Much More

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.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

South Building – Hall G
10am – 5pm Daily
http://www.studentlifeexpo.com/


National Women’s SHOW | Fri. Oct. 16, 2015, 11:00am – 8:00pm; Sat. Oct. 17, 2015, 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sun. Oct. 18, 2015, 10:00am – 5:00pm
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
http://www.nationalwomenshow.com/toronto/index.html


Welcome to Whole Life Expo | November TBA, 2015
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
http://www.wholelifeexpo.ca/


WHOLISTIC FAMILY FAIR | Mississauga – Novotel Hotel TBD; Oakville – Conference Centre TBD
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!
angelnutrition@yahoo.ca


GLUTEN FREE EXPO | TBD
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.
http://glutenfreeexpo.ca/on/toronto/

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VANCOUVER AREA SHOWS


WEST COAST WOMEN’S SHOW  OCTOBER 16, 17, 18, 2015
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!
Tradex – Trade & Exhibition Centre

1190 Cornell St, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5


EPIC SUSTAINABLE LIVING EXPO | TBD
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 | Saturday, February 14, 2015 – 10 am to 7 pm; Sunday, February 15, 2015 – 10 am to 6 pm
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

For more information about our venue, please visit http://www.vancouverconventioncentre.com/
http://www.thewellnessshow.com/


VEGEXPO |  Sunday, May 31, 2015 10 am to 5 pm
VEG EXPO is a Vegan & Vegetarian inspired event bringing it back to basics of how you should look at food. Discover the benefits of a plant-based diet, sample and discover new products and services, and meet others who share the same passion. This year’s topic of discussion is Green Sustainable Living, reducing our ‘FOODPRINT’ by supporting local products and businesses.

VEG EXPO is a day for the entire family to enjoy with an interactive kid zone, cooking demonstrations with local celebrated chefs, information on locally sourced foods and products, green car zone, take a break in the ‘vegetation lounge’, get inspired by a natural vegan fitness showcase, plus enjoy free samples and giveaways.

Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building Exhibit Hall B & C
999 Canada Place Vancouver BC
http://www.vegexpo.ca/


VANCOUVER HEALTH SHOW | Saturday, November 7, 2015 – 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday, November 8, 2015 – 11 am to 5 pm
Two full days packed with information, exhibitors and specialist guest speakers on health, nutrition and fitness topics. Come Listen, Bring Your Questions, Leave with Answers!
Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building Exhibit Hall B
http://thehealthshows.com/home/locations/vancouver/

 

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OTTAWA AREA SHOWS

The National Women’s Show | April 11 & 12, 2015
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!
http://www.nationalwomenshow.com/en/ottawa-spring/visitor/

Live the Smart Way Expo | April 18-19, 2015
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!
http://livethesmartwayexpo.com/


Ottawa Veg Fest | June 6-7, 2015
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!
http://www.vegfest.ca/


Herbfest | July 26, 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.
http://www.herbfest.ca/

 

Health & Wellness Zone | Saturday, October 24, 2015: 10am – 6pm; Sunday, October 25, 2015: 10am – 5pm
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!
Ernst & Young Centre
http://www.nationalwomenshow.com/en/ottawa-fall/exhibitor/show-features/beauty-wellness/

 

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