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Grocery Innovations Canada is the nation’s largest trade show and conference dedicated to the growing multi-billion dollar Canadian grocery industry. GIC attracts thousands of retailers from across the nation under one roof and serves as the industry meeting place connecting all facets of the grocery world. This is your one-stop grocery exhibition that satisfies all your needs including creating key business relationships, networking with insiders, spotting the latest trends, pushing innovation and growing your business!

Grocery Innovations Canada is the nation’s largest trade show and conference dedicated to the growing multi-billion dollar Canadian grocery industry.

ATTENDEES
5100
MILLION MEDIA IMPRESSIONS
32
FOOD SAMPLED
17,000
TOTAL SQ.FT.
110,000

Grocery Focused

Grocery Innovations Canada is the only show that comprehensively connects thousands of grocery retail owners and operators with food producers, manufacturers and suppliers from all categories that touch the industry.

Business Opportunities

Decision makers come to the show with the power and intent to purchase year after year to source new products and look to make deals on the show floor.

Network

Nothing rivals face-to-face communication when it comes to talking business and building relationships.

Brand exposure

Make your brand known to the industry and the rest of the nation at Grocery Innovations Canada where over 5,100 grocery decision makers attend and over 32 million media impressions are recorded!

Education

Morning conference sessions, engaging workshops and trade floor sessions offer grocers and manufacturers with effective ways to succeed in the evolving industry.

Trend Spotting

Discover the latest trends, innovations and growing product categories on the 100,000+ sq. ft. trade show floor.

Top reasons to attend GIC

Network

Meeting with customers and business owners

Get New Ideas

Talking with experts from different areas

Find New Products

Looking from thousands of innovative products

RETAILER ATTENDEE BY TYPE

Independent/Franchised Grocers

43%

Supermarket Chain

39%

Specialty/Deli/Bakery/C-Store

10%

Warehouse Club/Mass Market Retailer

6%

C-Store/Variety/Drug

2%

Decision Makers From Chains & Independents

Owner/C-Suite/President/CEO

21%

VP/Executive VP

20%

SR.Category Manager

15%

Merchandising Director/ Manager

10%

Procurement/Manager

10%

General Manager

8%

Category Director

5%

Store Planner

5%

Marketing Manager

2%

Attendee Value

of tradeshow attendees say they are looking for new products

of trade show attendees have buying authority. more than 4 out of 5 people walking the aisles are potential customers for exhibitors

will attend next year

Attendee Quality

Buying Power

of attendees that stated visiting exhibits influences purchase intent

of attendees that are not customers of the company’s exhibits they visited. This represents new business opportunities

of trade show attendees have the power to recommend, specify,
and/or make final purchasing decisions.

came to show with real purchasing intent.

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