We can’t say it enough: trade shows (and related events) are a great way to learn about – and make connections in – a new market. So every month we gather a list of what’s on across Canada, across a wide range of industries, and post them here. Click on the links below for more information about each show.
CSC Building Expo – “Pathways to Net Zero” includes keynote speeches, seminars, table-top trade shows, and more. Happens March 1 in Toronto, ON.
DX3 Canada – “Through interactive installations and provocative content, DX3 is your one-stop-shop for taking advantage of everything retail, digital marketing, and tech has to offer.” Runs March 1 and 2 in Toronto, ON.
ADVANCE: Women in Manufacturing – This annual virtual event promotes gender equity, diversity and inclusion in Canada’s manufacturing sector. Show takes place March 2.
Recruit in Canada – “Meet face to face with students, families, young adults and professionals who are looking for undergraduate and postgraduate level studies abroad.” There are three events this month – March 2 (Vancouver, BC), March 4 (Montreal, QC), and March 5 (Toronto, ON).
Canadian Process & Automation Shows – These events bring “dozens of world class experts to your neighbourhood for one day only” to connect, try products, and compare technologies. There are two shows this month; March 2 in Richmond, BC; and March 28 in Mississauga, ON.
Franchise Expo – “See the most successful franchises + brand new opportunities from every industry.” The Ottawa show happens March 4 and 5 in Ottawa, ON.
Outdoor Adventure Show – See the latest in camping gear, paddle sports, scuba diving, and learn about the ultimate travel destinations. Three editions of the show take place this month – March 4 to 5 (Vancouver, BC), March 18 to 19 (Calgary, AB), and March 25 to 26 (Montreal, QC).
PDAC 2023 – The Prospectors & Developers Associations of Canada (PDAC) brings you ‘the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention.” Event happens March 5 to 8 in Toronto, ON.
Convenience U CARWACS Show – “With specialized tracks for convenience, gas and car wash operators, learn from innovators and thought leaders in your industry on how they are using new technologies and strategies to better serve their customers and communities.” Runs March 7 to 8 in Toronto, ON.
National Home Show Montreal – See exhibitors, get quotes, and learn more from experts and innovators. Event takes place March 9 to 12 in Montreal, QC.
The Gem Expo Toronto – “Toronto’s hottest gem show” runs March 10 to 12 in Toronto, ON.
Toronto Home Shows – Meet with vendors, find inspiration, and hear from experts at this annual home expo. Show runs March 10 to 19 in Toronto, ON.
OptiSaw – “OptiSaw is a one-day education forum focused on the future of sawmilling.” Event happens March 17 in Quebec City, QC.
WEDC Canada Trade Venture – One of our favourite annual events brings Wisconsin companies to Canada to make new connections and find export opportunities. Venture runs March 19 to 24 with stops in Toronto, ON and Montreal, QC.
Americana – Americana is the “prime meeting place for environmental professionals to discuss technical, scientific and business topics regarding key issues in the environmental sector.” Event runs March 20 to 22 in Montreal, QC.
Cottage Life Spring Show – “Explore cottage country, all under one roof… Meet builders, contractors, and exhibitors and get the latest intel on docks… and eco-friendly solutions.” Event takes place March 23 to 26 in Mississauga, ON.
CHFA NOW – CHFA NOW features top brands, new products, industry insights, and networking opportunities in the natural organic wellness sector. Show runs March 30 to April 2 in Vancouver, BC.
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