The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has announced that exhibit space for the 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show is sold out. The 94th annual Convention and Trade Show will take place in Montreal, Quebec, from April 2nd to 4th, 2019. The Trade Show will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and will have 535 exhibit spaces featuring more than 250 companies from around the world.
“We are excited to welcome the Canadian and international produce industry back to Montreal for the biggest event in Canada for our trade,” said Ron Lemaire, CPMA President. “This year’s event will provide exceptional opportunities for business development, education, networking and socializing, as we showcase that We Are Produce.”
CPMA’s Annual Convention and Trade Show is hosted in a cyclical fashion, rotating between the same three cities: Montreal (2019), Toronto (2020) and Vancouver (2021). In addition to the sold out exhibit space, the show includes a multitude of concurrent events, with highlights including:
• Keynote address by Justin Kingsley at the Delegate and Companion Breakfast on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019. He is a New York Times best-selling author with experiences ranging from press secretary for the Prime Minister of Canada to communications and marketing strategist for the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup, the Montreal Canadiens and UFC fighter Georges St-Pierre.
• “Walk off the Earth” – Four-time Platinum artists and viral YouTube sensations with over 780 million views will be headlining the Annual Banquet on Thursday, April 4th, 2019.
• The 2019 New Product Showcase, featuring 54 innovative products in the produce industry, will be on display throughout the duration of the show.
Delegate registration for the 94th annual CPMA Convention and Trade Show opens on January 7, 2019, at convention.cpma.ca.