Consumer & Trade Shows
IHN will be participating in the following consumer and trade shows in 2016-17!
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Meet students, faculty members, and professional affiliates.
Live blood cell analysis sessions!
TORONTO AREA SHOWS
THRIVE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO | January 30 & 31, 2016
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!
CANADIAN ORGANIC GROWERS CONFERENCE | February 20, 2016
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.
University of Toronto
YOGA SHOW | March 31 – April 3, 2016
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 8-10 2016
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 15-17, 2016
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 | April 29 & 30, 2016
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 | June 4 & 5, 2016
The 2016 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 | June 6 & 7, 2016
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
VEG FOOD FEST -TORONTO VEGETARIAN FOOD FAIR | TBA
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
CANFITPRO WORLD FITNESS EXPO | August 10-14, 2016
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
CANADIAN HEALTH FOOD ASSOCIATION (CHFA) EXPO EAST | September 17 & 18, 2016
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
MACLEAN’S STUDENT LIFE EXPO | October 15-16, 2016
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 – South Building
NATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW | November 4-6, 2016
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
WHOLE LIFE EXPO | TBA
Whole Life Expos is one of 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
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
VANCOUVER AREA SHOWS
VICTORIA HEALTH SHOW | January 23 & 24, 2016
The Victoria Health Show is 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! Meet the people behind the products, the health experts and the fitness leaders who are ready to help you live your most vibrant life.
Pearkes Recreation Centre
THE WELLNESS SHOW | March 3-5, 2017
The Wellness Show is an extraordinary three day event to 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, West Building
CALGARY HEALTH SHOW | January 23 & 24, 2016
The Calgary Health Show is 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! Meet the people behind the products, the health experts and the fitness leaders who are ready to help you live your most vibrant life.
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
HANS CAREER FAIR | May 7 2016
Join us for the third annual Natural Wellness Career & Jobs Fair! For those interested in careers or jobs in everything from nutrition to chiropractic to naturopathic medicine. Come network with colleges and employers and see what the buzz is about!
UBC Robson Square
GLUTEN FREE EXPO | January 14 & 15, 2017
Discover, sample and save on hundreds of gluten free products while learning from leading experts. Sample on your absolute favorite indulgences like beer, pizza and even pierogis! Our speakers and exhibitor team are made up of doctors, dieticians, nutritionists and industry professionals that are ready to bring awareness and information to you and your guests.
999 Canada Place
OTTAWA AREA SHOWS
OTTAWA HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO | January 30, 2016
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
NATIONAL WOMENS SHOW | April 16 & 17, 2016
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!
LIVE THE SMART WAY EXPO | April 23 & 24, 2016
Live the Smart Way Expo is brought to you by Kathy Smart and friends! It is a show 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!
ACTIVATE OTTAWA | May 7 2016
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!
CATALYST CONFERENCE | May 14 & 15, 2016
Catalyst is an interdisciplinary health and fitness conference for professionals, students and enthusiasts. It brings together industry experts that satisfy 3 requirements: 1) wide social influence, 2) proven credentials, 3) evidence of industry progression. Be prepared to be educated, inspired, and captivated by experts from multiple disciplines such as: sports medicine, strength + conditioning, business, nutrition, psychology, movement therapy and yoga! This conference is pre-approved for CECs from CanFitPro
CITY OF OM | June 4, 2016
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. City of Om celebrates healthy living, environmental sustainability and community, wrapping up with the PURE LOVE after party that you won’t want to miss
Lansdowne Park Ottawa
OTTAWA VEG FEST | June 4 & 5, 2016
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 31, 2016
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!
PERTH GARLIC FESTIVAL | August 13 & 14, 2016
Since 1997, Perth Garlic Festival has quickly become one of eastern Ontario’s most anticipated annual community festivals. Discover and learn how to grow, harvest, market, cook and enjoy garlic. Inspired by the health benefits of garlic, this forum is a great place to get tips and nutritional facts from the experts about Ontario grown garlic. Proceeds of the festival are distributed to worthwhile community initiatives supported by the Lions Club of Perth
BYWARD MARKET DEMO CORNER | August 27, 2016
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!
Ottawa Byward Market
ROGERS DAYTIME | September 20, 2016
Daytime Ottawa features the latest news and info happening in the Nation’s Capital! Broadcast live, Daytime Ottawa is entertaining, eclectic, and an essential way to start your day. Holistic Food Preparation Instructor, Chef Justin Scott, will be demonstrating how to transform pure, natural and whole ingredients into healthful, vibrant dishes. IHN Ottawa Campus Manager, Joshua Fujimagari, will be accompanying Chef Justin in the kitchen to inspire people to create nutritious meals using organic produce from local farmers markets.
Rogers Daytime, Ottawa
BODY, SOUL & SPIRIT EXPO | October 15 & 16, 2016
For over 20 years, the Body Soul & Spirit Expo has been a leader in showcasing products, services and resources for growth, and fosters the individual quest for wholeness and self-understanding. In representing such a diverse field, the show seeks out extraordinary individuals, businesses and organizations that offer products and services that facilitate this quest towards optimal health and vitality!
NATIONAL WOMENS SHOW | October 22 & 23, 2016
The National Women’s Show showcases 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