Grocery Innovations Canada

Grocery Innovations Canada

September 23, 2013 09:36 ET

Media Advisory: Grocery Innovations Canada is Just One Week Away!

September 30 & October 1 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 23, 2013) - Grocery Innovations Canada, known as the grocery store for the grocery industry will begin in one week at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. With more than 100,000 square feet of trade show space, the 2013 edition of the event will see more new exhibitors and products than ever, with a 25 per cent increase in first time exhibitors. The highly-anticipated event will see exhibitors and delegates from all corners of the country gather over two days to talk about and plan for their 2014 groceries.

DATE & TIME: Monday, September 30, 2013
  • Conference Hours - 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Trade Show Hours - Noon to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Conference Hours - 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Trade Show Hours - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
PLACE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6
** Media must sign in at meeting room 203D to pick up credentials
Main media opportunities:
  • Interviews with leading grocers, manufacturers and leadership from the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (organizers of the event)
  • New products and leading trends for 2014; data on grocery industry and consumer realities
Special events:
Canadian Best Bagger Competition:
Monday, September 30 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Semi-finals)
Tuesday, October 1 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Finals)
Visit from Premier Kathleen Wynne:
Monday, September 30
12:45 p.m. - Premier Wynne will participate the Canadian Best Bagger Competition
1:15 p.m. - Premier Wynne will inaugurate the "Choose Ontario" pavilion at Grocery Innovations Canada

Contact Information

  • Dan Leggieri
    Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers
    (416) 492-2311 ext.231 / c. (416) 433-0075
    dleggieri@cfig.ca

    Aisha Dhalla
    Torchia Communications
    (416) 341-9929 ext. 222
    aisha@torchiacom.com