Canadian Packaging

Packaging Events Calendar

Conferences, seminars, trade shows, training and more for companies involved in the packaging industry.

August 14, 2017
by Canadian Packaging Staff


August 15-17
Calgary: Canadian Beef Industry Conference 2017, second-annual event provides a forum for engagement and learning opportunities across the beef supply chain. At the BMO Conference Centre. More information at

August 28-29
Paris, France: ICFPTI 2017: 19th International Conference on Food Processing Technology and Ingredients at the Holiday Inn Paris Montparnasse. Event brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Food Processing Technology and Ingredients, as well as an opportunity to discuss recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted. More information at

September 6-7
New York: Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics & Design 2017, dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging industry at The Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion. By Easyfairs UK & Global. More information at

September 8
Ajax, Ont.: Canadian Meat Council’s Annual Golf Tournament, 26th annual event at the Deer Creek Golf Club.More information at

September 11-15
Munich, Germany: drinktec 2017, every four years, a global leading trade show for the beverage and liquid food industry at Messe München. For more information, visit

September 13-14
London, UK: Luxury Packaging 2017, event showcases prestige and bespoke packaging for all industries from perfume, cosmetics, food & beverage, and more, at the Olympia. With the Packaging Innovations 2017 trade show. By Easyfairs UK & Global. More information at

September 13-14
London, UK: Packaging Innovations 2017, event focus on branded and inspirational packaging, and dedicated zones, the event will bring together a captive audience of brands and retailers, with suppliers taking charge in innovative packaging, at the Olympia. Co-located with Luxury Packaging 2017  trade show. By Easyfairs UK & Global. More information at

September 14-17
Toronto: CHFA East 2017, conference and trade show where retailers source the latest products and discover future trends in the natural health industry, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. By the Canadian Health Food Association. More information at

September 17
Mississauga, Ont.: (Canadian) National Pet Industry Tradeshow at the International Centre, an industry-only event featuring the newest products and technologies, seminars and special events. By PIJAC Canada. More information HERE.

September 18-20
Calgary: Canadian Centre for Food Integrity Public Trust Summit, the second such summit, “Tackling Transparency — the Truth About Trust.” At The Westin Calgary, by the Canadian Centre For Food Integrity. More information at

September 19-20
New York City: MakeUp in New York, international beauty products exhibition by Bauteam US Inc. To register, go to:

September 19-22
Chicago: InterBev 2017, beverage process trade show at McCormick Place. By the American Beverage Association. More information at

September 19-22
Chicago: Process Expo 2017, trade how for food technology and food and beverage processing equipment and acadameia  at the McCormick Place. By the FSPA (Food Processing Suppliers Association). More information at

September 20-21
Matosinhos, Portugal: Empack + Transport & Logistics Porto 2017, showcasing multimodal transport, logistics services and packaging technology at Exponor – Feira Internacional do Porto. By Easyfairs UK & Global. More information at

September 20-23
Bangkok, Thailand: PackPrint International 2017, sixth international packaging and printing exhibition for Asia. At BITEC. By the Messe Düsseldorf Asia. More information at

September 20-22
Mexico City: IX Latin America Areosol Congress/Exhibition Mexico 2017, an international event for manufacturers and suppliers of aerosols at the Mexico City World Trade Center. More information at

September 25-28
Brussels, Belgium: Labelexpo Europe 2017, the largest label event in the world at Brussels Expo. For more information, visit

September 25-29
Las Vegas: SupplySide West 2017, an ingredient and solutions trade show. Last year nearly 14,500 ingredient buyers and suppliers from the dietary supplement, beverage, functional food, personal care and sports nutrition industries gathered for the event at Mandalay Bay.  More information at

September 26-28
Birmingham, UK: PPMA 2017 trade show for processing and packaging machinery at the NEC Birmingham. By Reed Exhibitions Ltd. More information at

September 25-27
Las Vegas: PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017 for innovative packaging equipment and materials at the Las Vegas Convention Center. By PMMI. More information at

September 25-27
Las Vegas: Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2017 for innovative healthcare packaging equipment and technologies at the Las Vegas Convention Center. By PMMI. More information at

October 2-4
Toronto: 8th International conference on Fisheries & Aquaculture, featuring the theme “New Era in Fisheries & Aquaculture”. More information at

October 7-11
Cologne, Germany: Anuga 2017, leading global food fair for the retail trade and the foodservice and catering market, at the Koelnmesse. By the Koelnmesse GmbH. More information at

October 11
Kitchener, Ontario:  DEX—Design Engineering Expo tabletop show where engineers, product developers, machine builders and systems integrators can discuss, network, and solicit advice on the latest technologies and applications that drive their businesses—at Bingemans Centre. More information at

October 12-14
Quebec City: 29th Annual Canadian Bottled Water Convention and Trade Show at the Quebec City Convention Centre. For more information, visit

October 12-15
Tehran, Iran: pacprocess Tehran 2017, new trade show for companies in packaging sector and related process industries, at Shahr-e-Aftab (Exhibiran International). By the BRP. More information at

October 17-19
Guarujà, Brazil: 2017 ICCA/WCO Global Summit, international corrugated conference at Sofitel Guarujá Jequitimar-SP. To register, go to

October 18-19
Toronto:  8th Annual Food Regulatory & Quality Assurance Summit, covering food regulation and quality assurance. At the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel. More information at

October 18-19
Brampton, Ontario: I.E.Canada’s 2017 Fall International Trade Summit providing an interactive roundtable session where I.E.Canada members hear from and speak with government representatives from CBSA and other government departments covering national trade issues, but with a focus on regional implementation. More information at

October 18-20
Madrid, Spain: Fruit Attraction, international trade show for the fruit and vegetable industry at the IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. More information at

October 20-21
Niagara Falls, Ontario: Meat Industry Expo 2017 connects industry experts in the meat processing industry, with exhibitors showing latest innovations, technologies and services – at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. More information at

October 20-24
Milan, Italy: 40th International Hospitality Exhibition for hotel, restaurant, cafe, food service, retail and mass distribution channel industries. The event offers innovative technologies in food equipment, food products, and coffee. More information at

October 23-24
Toronto: Grocery Innovations Canada (GIC) Canadian national grocery conference and exhibition at the Toronto Congress Centre. More information at

October 24
Toronto: Top 50 Packaging Ideas Expo, one-day table-top trade industry specific show by Canadian Packaging magazine where exhibitors bring out their new, innovative products and equipment, connecting innovators with buyers. At the Mississauga Convention Centre. To register, visit

October 30-31
Niagara Falls, Ontario: AWC 2017 East, conference for Advancing Women (In Agriculture)  Conference. At the Hilton/Fallsview. More information at

October 31 – Nov. 3
Birmingham, U.K.: IPEX 2017, global printing technologies expo by Informa Exhibitions. At NEC Birmingham. To register, go to:

November 7-10
Shanghai, China: Shanghai World of Packaging (SWOP), packaging technologies exhibition by Messe Düsseldorf. At Shanghai New International Exhibition Center. In Canada, contact Messe Düsseldorf (Canada) at 416-598-1524; or go to:

November 9
Brampton, Ont.: 2017 State of the Industry – A Canadian Food Industry Forecast, a seminar discussing the Canadian food and beverage industry at the Pearson Convention Centre. By NSF International – GFTC. More information at

November 15-16
Houston, Texas: Automation Fair 2017 event organized by Rockwell Automation presenting industry forums, hands-on labs and technical sessions, at the Georgia World Congress Center.  More information at

November 16-19
Shanghai, China: China International Pet Show (CIPS 2017), one-day event showcasing the 22nd annual show for professionals in the animal and pet industry at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre. By PIJAC Canada. More information at

November 17-19
Quebec City: Congrès annuel de l’ADA – annual ADA conference with an opportunity to meet retailers, wholesalers, suppliers and partners in the food industry, at the Chateau Frontenac. More information at

November 29-30
Madrid, Spain: 2nd International Conference on Food Microbiology, speakers and experts discussing research and innovation in food microbiology as related to medical, pharma, engineering, science, technology and business. Location? Information at

December 3-6
Cape Town, South Africa: 3rd International Conference on Global Food Security, discussing global challenges, local solutions and pathways. At the Cape Town International Convention Centre. For more information, visit

December 5-6
Calgary: 6th Annual Canadian Food & Drink Summit 2017, event for Canadian food and drink industry on how to better utilize sector’s resources, talent and brand reputation—at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. More information at

December 18-21
Mumbai, India: PAMEX 2017, international printing and allied machinery industries show at the Bombay Exhibition Center. For more information, visit

December 5-8
Shanghai: Labelexpo China 2017 (formerly Labelexpo Asia Shanghai), the largest label and package printing event in the region. At the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. More information, visit


May 10-12
Bangkok: Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018, launch of new Labelexpo trade show for label and package printing converters/printers, brand owners, designers and industry suppliers for the Asian and Oceanic markets. At BITEC. More information at

May 29 – June 1
Milan, Italy: Meat Tech 2018, trade fair specializing in innovative technology and solutions for meat processing, packaging and distribution. At the Fiera Milano. More information at

September 25-27
Chicago: Labelexpo Americas 2018, the largest event for the label and package printing industry in the Americas. At the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. More information at


May 3-4
Montreal: CHFA Québec 2019, event dedicated to natural health retailers and health practitioners, Palais des congrès de Montréal. By the Canadian Health Food Association. More information at

September 24-27
Brussels, Belgium: Labelexpo Europe 2019, the world’s largest event for the label and package printing industry at the Brussels Expo. By the Tarsus Group. Information to be available at


June 16-26
Düsseldorf, Germany: drupa 2020, a global-leading trade show for print and cross-media solution held every four years at Messe Düsseldorf. More information at


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