Canadian Packaging

Packaging Events Calendar

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

June 25, 2018
by Canadian Packaging Staff


Sept. 24-25
Toronto: The 2018 Canadian Coffee & Tea Show, industry expo for independent café owners, restaurateurs, foodservice operators, distributors, franchise operators, and buyers from all sectors of the industry. At the Toronto Congress Centre. Organized by Fulcrum Events, Inc. More information at

Sept. 25-27
Montreal: PAC To The Future II, “Retail Reinvented”, conference by PAC Packaging Consortium with presentations, interactive workshops and networking for packaging industry leaders and decision-makers, at the Hotel Omni Mount Royal. More information at

Sept. 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

Sept. 27-29
Mumbai, India: Annapoorna World of Food India, 13th edition B2B platform for the Indian food & beverage market; organized by Koelnmesse YA Tradefair Pvt Ltd and Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Part of ANUGA. At the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Center. More information at

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Seafood Expo Dubai, 12th expo – connecting with the Middle East & Africa’s Seafood Market meeting key personnel from seafood processing and seafood products manufacturing plants and industries – some 5,000 buyers from over 50 countries. Meet the people who play an important role in making decisions on future investments and the organizations that back the seafood industry. More information at

Oct. 1-2
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Halal Expo 2018 Dubai, an opportunity to learn more about business opportunities in the Middle East Halal industry. More information available at

Oct. 12-13
Greenville, South Carolina: Automotive Packaging Summit 2018, packaging for the automotive industry, at Clemson University. By Pregis LLC. More information at

Oct. 14-17
Chicago: PACK EXPO International 2018, packaging technologies exhibition by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Concurrently with Healthcare Packaging EXPO. Both at the McCormick Place. To register, go to:

Oct. 15-16
Niagara Falls, Canada: AWC EAST 2018, Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference. At the Hilton/Fallsview. More information at

Oct. 20-21
Calgary: Gluten-Free Expo Calgary, Canada’s largest gluten-free event, open to the public. At the Big Four Building. More information at

Oct. 21-23
London, United Kingdom: Cereals & Grains 18. Presented by the AACC International, the event is meant to advance the understanding and knowledge of cereal grain science and its product development applications through research, leadership, education, superior technical service, and advocacy.At the Hilton London Metropole. More information at

Oct. 23-24
Toronto: Grocery Innovations Canada, the premier, must-attend B2B grocery and specialty food trade show, bringing together all facets of the grocery trade together under one roof. By the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers. At the Toronto Congress Centre. More information at

Oct. 23-27
Mumbai, India: 19th IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology, featuring programmes bringing together researchers, academicians, professionals, policy makers and the food scientists and industries fraternity to cover the latest advances in the understanding of food in all its manifestations like food safety, food security, regulations, innovations in food processing, hygienic design and engineering, frontier areas in food science & technology, novel food products, markets and consumer preferences and much more of the latest of cutting edge technologies in each sector. At the CIDCO Exhibition Centre. More information at

Oct. 24-25
Toronto: 9th Annual Food Regulatory & Quality Assurance Summit, event to help companies involved in the food industry comply with changes to food regulations, including labeling requirements, traceability, SFCA, FSMA, help in overcoming barriers to import/export, and clarify definitions of natural and organic. At the Old Mill. Presented by the Strategy Institute. More information at

Oct. 29 – Nov. 1
Dallas, Texas: ISSA/INTERCLEAN Dallas 2018, a trade show dedicated to facility cleaning solutions. Presented by the International Sanitary Supply Association. At the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. More information at

Nov. 5-7
Atlanta, Georgia: Poultry Tech Summit, conference showcasing innovative technologies ready for future application in poultry live production, processing and supply chain. The conference will also connect entrepreneurs with technology experts and financiers looking for projects to fund. At the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference. A Watt Global Media event. More information at

Nov. 5-8
Taipei, China: ICC International Conference “Grains for Wellbeing”, featuring conferences, plenary speeches, keynote speeches, technical oral and poster reports to thoroughly discuss the quality and safety of grain products, the functional components of grains, the processing of functional grain products as well as the balance between the joy, nutrition and health related to grain desserts. Presented by the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology. At the The Howard Civil Service International House. More information at

Nov. 14-15
Montreal: PACKEX Montreal 2018, under the name of Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo 2018 (ADM), the biennial Canadian national packaging, food process, material handling & logistics show featuring packaging technologies, equipment & resources, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. Held concurrently with ATX 2018, Design & Manufacturing 2018, Expoplast Canada 2018 trade shows. Sponsored by UBM Canon. More information at

Nov. 16-18
Gatineau, Quebec: Congrès annuel de l’Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec, annual conference to meet, share and do business with retailers, wholesalers, suppliers and food industry partners. By the Quebec Food Retailers Association, representing food retailers in Quebec. At the Hilton Lac-Leamy. More information at

Nov. 26-29
Paris, France: Emballage 2018, international trade show for packaging, processing, printing and handling, at the Paris-Nord Villepinte. By Comexposium. More information available HERE.

Nov. 29 – December 1
Worli, India: 6th World Tea & Coffee Expo, trade show for innovations in tea, coffee and allied sectors. At the Nehru Centre, Worli. More information at


Jan. 12-13
Vancouver: Gluten-Free Expo Vancouver, Canada’s largest gluten public free event, sample, shop and save on hundreds of gluten-free products while learning from leading experts. At the Vancouver Convention Centre. More information at

Feb. 12-14
Atlanta, Georgia: The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2019, a collaboration of three shows: International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo, representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). For more information about the IPPE, visit

Feb.: dates TBD
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia: Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo 2019, brings together key buyers from across the region, featuring expo showcasing onboard & onshore fishing and harvesting equipment, fish processing and transportation, vessel design and construction and more, at the Yarmouth Mariners Centre. By Master Promotions Ltd. More information available (and forthcoming) at

Mar. 26-28
Chicago: ProFood Tech 2019, bringing together food and beverage professionals, the biennial show offers the latest trends and technologies in food processing, at McCormick Place. Produced in partnership by PMMI, Koelnmesse, and the International Dairy Foods Association. More information at

Apr. 24-25
Toronto: 2020 Vision, a table top trade show and conference organized by the Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association and AICC Canada – The Independent Packaging Association at the Pearson Convention Center in Brampton – featuring key industry members and suppliers from across North America. 
To register as an attendee for the event, click HERE. To register as an exhibitor, click HERE.

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

Jun. 4-6
Toronto: PACKEX Toronto 2019, the biennial show is called Canada’s national packaging, food process, material handling & logistics trade show, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Held under the banner of Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo 2019 (ADM), along with ATX 2019, Design & Manufacturing 2019, PLAST-EX 2019 and Powder & Bulk Solids 2019 trade shows. At the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. By UBM Canon. More information at

Sept. 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


May 7-13
Düsseldorf, Germany: interpack 2020, global trade fair for packaging technologies by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. At Messe Düsseldorf fairgrounds. Contact Messe Düsseldorf (Canada) at (416) 598-1524 for information on participating as part of the Canadian Pavilion or as individual exhibitor. For more general information and registration, go to:

Jun. 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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