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CPMA 2024 Convention and Trade Show by the numbers

cpma by the numbers

April 17, 2024 (Ottawa, ON) – The 2024 Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Convention and Trade Show (CPMA 2024 Fresh Week) will take place next week at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver.

Here is a snapshot by the numbers:

  • Over 600 – The number of exhibit spaces (10 x 10 feet) on the CPMA Trade Show floor.
  • Over 300 – The number of unique exhibiting companies.
  • 147 – The number of international exhibitors.
  • 168– The number of Canadian exhibitors.
  • 78 – The number of new CPMA members exhibiting at CPMA 2024 Fresh Week. All new CPMA members will have a floor decal in front of their booth so attendees can welcome them to the Trade Show and the Association.
  • 60– The number of products from 36 companies featured in the New Product Showcase program.

The exhibit space is sold out, but there is still time to register as a full delegate or buy a trade show pass to attend the event and connect with key industry leaders. Full delegate pass holders have access to:

  • CPMA’s Trade Show, Canada’s largest fruits and vegetable show.
  • Delegate Breakfast where they will hear from Cassie Campbell-Pascall, one of the greatest
  • hockey players in Canadian history.
  • Delegate Lunch featuring the state of fresh produce industry address from CPMA President, Ron
  • Lemaire, and a panel of international retailers.
  • Awards Brunch celebrating industry members’ achievements.
  • All Business Sessions and Learning Lounges where experts will share insights on important topics
  • impacting the produce industry.
  • Social evenings and networking events with themes including the Chair’s Welcome Reception,
  • CPMA’s After Party, Women in Produce and Young Professionals receptions, and the Annual
  • Banquet.
  • The Innovation Zone showcasing innovative products and cutting-edge technology of eight
  • companies.

Trade Show pass holders have the opportunity to establish business relationships with over 300 companies exhibiting at CPMA 2024 Fresh Week. Produce retailers and foodservice operators can take advantage of our complimentary Trade Show vouchers by registering online.

Visit our Convention website to learn more about what to expect and register today.

About CPMA

Based in Ottawa, Ontario, CPMA is a not-for-profit organization that represents a diverse membership
made up of every segment of the produce industry supply chain who are responsible for 90% of the
fresh fruit and vegetable sales in Canada. CPMA is fortunate to represent a sector that is both a
significant economic driver for communities and that also improves the health and productivity of