Consumer & Trade Shows
IHN will be participating in the following consumer and trade shows in 2017!
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TORONTO AREA SHOWS
CANADIAN ORGANIC GROWERS CONFERENCE | February 25, 2017
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. Join them for a day that offers a reality check on the value and benefits of organic. It’s not just about lifestyle; it is about a way forward in a highly toxic world. Demanding organic is about demanding health.
University of Toronto Conference Centre
YOGA SHOW | March 30 – April 2, 2017
The Yoga Show and Conference event is devoted to presenting the full spectrum and tradition of yoga in simple, understandable and beneficial ways, while not compromising quality or depth. Spend time browsing amongst 250+ conscious minded organizations and companies offering products and services in line with your mindful attitudes. Participate in over 60 hours of Yoga, Cultural Arts and Lectures.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
TOTAL HEALTH SHOW | April 21-23 2017
Total Health is one of 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. 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.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
GREEN LIVING SHOW | April 7-9, 2017
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!
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
GOODLIFE FITNESS MARATHON EXPO | May 5 & 6, 2017
Visit the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon Expo to check out the season’s hottest items in running, health and nutrition. Featuring many vendors with the latest gear and great deals, the Expo is a great place to for all your running needs for the season. The Expo is FREE and open to the public!
TORONTO PRO SUPER SHOW | May 27 & 28, 2017
The 2017 Toronto Pro SuperShow will showcase more than 100 booths of the latest sports equipment, apparel and nutrition. The EXPO will host several sporting competitions, events, feature several guest speakers and industry celebrities. It is Canada’s largest health and fitness exposition. It showcases leading businesses and organizations with the latest trends in the industry.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
TORONTO RAW VEGAN FESTIVAL | TBD
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 all day raw/vegan food demo’s and sampling by Toronto’s leading raw/vegan chefs, as well as: all day speakers on health and food topics of interest, delicious food vendors, ethical clothing, cruelty-free cosmetics/toiletries and live entertainment!
918 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON
CANFITPRO WORLD FITNESS EXPO | August 16-20, 2017
Canfitpro conferences are the world’s best events for dedicated enthusiasts and fitness professionals. We offer exceptional fitness education, world class presenter and networking opportunities – all at an affordable price. Attending a Canfitpro conference can open new and exciting possibilities in your career and your life. Whether you are a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, program director, club owner or new to the industry, after experiencing a Canfitpro conference, you will be energized, motivated and prepared to take your passions or career to the next level.
Toronto, Ontario – Exact location TBA
VEG FOOD FEST -TORONTO VEGETARIAN FOOD FAIR | September 9, 10 & 11, 2017
Toronto’s Vegetarian Food Fair is regarded as the largest event of its kind in North America, this annual 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
CANADIAN HEALTH FOOD ASSOCIATION (CHFA) EXPO EAST | September 16 & 17, 2017
CHFA Expo East is the largest conference and trade show in Canada, serving the natural products and organic industries. Attend CHFA East and gain that competitive edge by attending the two-day conference, exploring over 800 exhibits during the trade show and networking with other like-minded people – all dedicated to the natural health and organic products industry. The show is your chance to see, touch and taste thousands of new natural health and organic products, from vitamins and supplements, to foods and personal care and so much more. Meet developers, manufacturers and distributors and learn from their insights and knowledge. Whether you are looking for practical business solutions or industry updates, the conference is sure to deliver practical solutions to everyday business challenges.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
PUMPED STUDENT LIFE EXPO | October 28 & 29, 2017
Maclean’s Student Life Expo is Canada’s largest post-secondary education and lifestyle event for graduating high school students. It highlights information about: universities, colleges, scholarships, careers, travel, health and technology. There will also be contests and free samples! 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 – North Building (Constitution Hall)
WHOLE LIFE EXPO | November 3-5, 2017
Whole Life Expos is one of Canada’s largest showcase of natural health, alternative medicine, and eco-friendly lifestyles. With over 80 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
NATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW | November 10-12, 2017
The National Women’s Show is a shop ‘til you drop experience with over 450 exhibits! 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! 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!
Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building
GLUTEN FREE MARKET | TBA
The Gluten Free Market is one of Canada’s leading gluten free events. Come join us in sampling awesome products and listen to our informative guest speakers. Learn all about the latest health news and research for gluten intolerance. This is a great opportunity to network in your local community!
Various Locations Across the GTA
THRIVE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO | TBD
Men and women of all ages are seeking overall wellness and the pursuit of a healthy and active lifestyles. The Health and Wellness industry is rapidly growing within Ontario, as the message of living a healthy lifestyle is a movement that is taking us all by storm. To feel healthy, look younger, lose weight, fight stress, prevent illness and find balance within our lives has become a major focus for many. We now want to “Thrive” in our lives and our Thrive Health & Wellness Expo is an excellent place to find all of the answers to your healthy lifestyle pursuits in one place!
VANCOUVER AREA SHOWS
THE WELLNESS SHOW | March 3, 4, 5, 2017
2017 is the Wellness Show’s 25th anniversary and they are more committed than ever to helping you create your happier and healthier life. Trends in health come and go, but their focus has stayed the same since The Wellness Show was founded in 1992.The show explores new approaches to nutrition, fitness, and emotional well-being. We connect like-minded businesses and thought-leaders in wellness. We educate the public on health options as a year-round online resource and as host of BC’s biggest and most established wellness trade show event. 3 days, 300 exhibitors, 30 thousand attendees- your best life under one roof.
Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building
VEG EXPO | May 28, 2017
Veg Expo is a day of celebration where we introduce new, innovative, inspiring products and services that you can implement into your lifestyle and to meet others that share their passion.
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, sustainable home zone, explore innovative sustainable transportation options on the market, take a break in our ‘vegetation lounge’, enjoy free samples and giveaways plus get inspired by a natural vegan body builder showcase.
Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building
OTTAWA AREA SHOWS
OTTAWA HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO | January 28, 2017
The Ottawa Health & Wellness Expo connects our community to the 120 top health and wellness vendors, expert speakers on various health, wellness & lifestyle related topics, live demonstrations, fitness fashion shows, paradigm shifting movies, plus so much more – all in one day! Moreover, the Expo gives back to the Ottawa community by supporting the Ottawa Cumberland Community Resource Centre.
Shenkman Arts Centre
CANADIAN HEALTH FOOD ASSOCIATION (CHFA) QUEBEC | February 10 & 11, 2017
CHFA Quebec is a trade-only event that caters to the needs of the independent health products retailer. The show provides retailers with the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the manufacturers and distributors of organic and natural health products. By attending this event, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, compare products and save money by taking advantage of show specials.A successful retail business depends on keeping up with innovative new products and trends. CHFA Quebec is your chance to see, touch and taste hundreds of new products, from vitamins and supplements, to foods and personal care.
Palais de congres de Montreal
EXPO MANGER SANTE ET VIVRE VERT | March 24-26, 2017
The Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert’s mission is to increase awareness about the importance of our eating habits and lifestyles in relation to our health and the environment. The show is a one of a kind event in Québec considering the quality of its partners, exhibitors and visiting public! All are aware of the importance to improve the way we eat and live. With + 280 exhibitors on healthy foods, ecology and global health and three stages presenting more than 80 conferences by renowned speakers on trending topics.
Palais de congress de Montreal
OTTAWA PARENT AND CHILD EXPO | March 25 & 26, 2017
Parents will find a variety of their favourite Ottawa-area exhibitors offering important parenting information. Kids will find Dora the Explorer and Boots LIVE for a meet and greet, various onstage musical performances (to be announced in early 2017), as well as friendly-mascots to hug, robotics, princesses, and a variety of other activities that focus on fun, learning, and being healthy & active. Including, gymnastics demonstrations and Try-It Zone by Starr Gymnastics, Probots Ottawa robotics zone, face painting, arts and crafts activities, an Usborne Books reading corner, demos and much more. It’s an exciting family event where you and your children can play, learn, and explore – and it’s affordable!
ACTIVATE OTTAWA | April 1, 2017
The ACTIVATE Ottawa 2016 FitPro Summit hosts over 150 Health and Fitness professionals and enthusiasts with a full day of focused seminars surrounding nutrition and lifestyle. Discover the latest trends, research, trips and recipes for lifestyle success! CEC accredited, this expo gives health and fitness professionals insights into gut and hormone health, body composition, metabolism and more!
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
CITY OF OM | June 3, 2017
City of Om is an inspiring yoga festival featuring a full day of outdoor (and indoor) yoga classes to suit all levels, with live music, local artisans and food and nutrition vendors. The festival will also include the Free Spirit 5k fun run along the scenic Rideau Canal and free family friendly programming. City of Om celebrates healthy living, environmental sustainability and community, wrapping up with the Afterparty that you won’t want to miss
Lansdowne Park Ottawa
OTTAWA VEG FEST | June 3 & 4, 2017
Ottawa’s Vegetarian Food Fair is regarded as the largest event of its kind in North America, this annual 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.
HERBFEST | July 2017
For over 20 years, Herbfest has been a must-attend festival for gardeners, nature lovers, environmentalists, artisans, foodies and nutrition loving families. This event treats visitors with a wealth of alternative and healthy living inspiration. From culinary treats to the Chef Cook-Off Challenge, Herbfest is a unique event with educational lectures and garden tours that will move you to take action!
BYWARD MARKET DEMO CORNER | July – August 2017
The ByWard Market Demo Corner welcomes different food-related activities every week at an outdoor kiosk. These activities include cooking demonstrations, gardening workshops, tastings, presentations on food and health related issues, etc. The objective is to promote and highlight in-season fresh, local and organic products available on the stands and in the stores of the ByWard Market. Visit Demo Corner and be inspired to try new recipes at home using fresh products from local farmers! We will be participating at the demo corner multiple weekends between July – August!
Ottawa Byward Market