Grocery & Specialty Food West

Grocery & Specialty Food West

February 16, 2016 09:00 ET

Grocery & Specialty Food West Returns to Vancouver With the Latest Industry Trends and Innovations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 16, 2016) - The momentum continues to build for Western Canada's only annual grocery conference and trade show, Grocery & Specialty Food West (GSFW). Taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building) on Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 5 2016, the event will bring together nearly 3,000 key stakeholders from across Canada to discuss innovation, best practices, insights and the latest trends for the thriving over $100-billion annual industry.

With Canada's top retailers and producers in attendance, and with close to 300 booths and 160 exhibitors, Grocery & Specialty Food West's trade show floor is the place to discover the latest trends, innovations and emerging products and food categories for 2016. The trade show's feature New Products Showcase will spotlight the latest grocery products, forecasting what Canadian consumers can expect to see on their grocery shelves in 2016. Stay tuned for the Top 10 Most Innovative Products chosen by a group of renowned food editors and experts.

This year's Grocery & Specialty Food West will also feature a fantastic line up of informative workshops and speakers sessions, including: Harold Lloyd, leading retail expert; Tom Furphy, CEO of Seattle-based Consumer Equity Partner; Kevin Coupe, Author and "Content Guy" for; and Meghan Dear, CEO, Localize.

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About GSFW

Grocery & Specialty Food West (#GSFShow16) is produced annually by the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, a non-profit trade association, founded in 1962, which continues to be a collaborative community, equipping and enabling independent, franchised and specialty grocers for sustainable success. For further information about Grocery & Specialty Food West 2016 visit:

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