The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention!

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Author: Hayley Green

Posted: February 13, 2018

Categories: Events / GoodFoodBites / Opportunities

Canada’s Premier Horticulture Event!

This will be the 16th year of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention! An annual gathering of horticultural crop producers involved in the production of fruits and vegetables, it is regularly attended by a cross-section of the horticultural sector including government, industry, business, consultants, producers, associations, researchers and educators. This two-day convention will feature a great lineup of horticultural experts, educational sessions, trade show exhibitors and great networking opportunities.


Title: The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Date: February 21-22nd, 2018


The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention
February 21-22, 2018
Scotiabank Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Ave,
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9


This event will be held in three combined exhibit halls with over 80,000 sq. ft. The exhibits will feature industry products and services. There will be over 120 educational sessions on a wide range of topics featuring speakers from across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. A bonus, there will also be a Farmers’ & Friends reception where you can network! This reception will run Wednesday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on their trade show floor. The event features live entertainment, Ontario wines and craft beers, food and great conversation. Click here for visit the reception page.

See the educational program here for what to expect on day 1 and day 2!

List of Exhibitors! Here

Check out this video for a taste of what the experience will be like!


Trade Show Hours 

  • Move In: Tuesday, February 20 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Hours: Wednesday, February 21 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm , Thursday, February 22 | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Farmers and Friends Reception: Wednesday, February 21 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Move Out: Thursday, February 22 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Space Cost

  • Early-bird rate: $950 + HST (available until November 3)
  • Regular rate: $1,170 + HST: 15% discount > 3 or more booths, 20% discount > 6 or more booths. (1 booth = 10′ x 10′)

Space Includes:

  •  one skirted 6 foot table and two chairs
  •  draped 8′ back and 3′ side walls
  •  110 amp electrical hook-up
  •  four exhibitor name badges (max. 8 for multiple booths)
  •  drink tickets to the Farmers & Friends, an OFVC hosted reception within the exhibit hall
  •  complimentary move-in drayage
  •  company name, website and booth number displayed in the show guide
  •  professional floor management and security

For more information on the show guide, advertising opportunities, booth staff registration, parking and shuttle service click here.