About SIAL Canada

AN INTERNATIONAL FOOD & BEVERAGE TRADESHOW

SIAL Canada is not only key to the Canadian agrifood industry, it is also a privileged entryway to the US and international markets. SIAL is now the only event of its scale in Canada, with more than 850 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 15,000 buyers from Canada, the U.S., and 60 other countries.

SIAL Canada is the only national trade show that offers a complete range of food products under one roof to meet your customers’ expectations. Whether you work in the retail, catering or food processing industry, or you’re simply looking for new and innovative products or regional specialties from around the world, you’ll find exactly what you need right here.

240 000 SQ./FT OF EXHIBITING SPACE
18 500 PROFESSIONAL VISITORS
1000 + EXHIBITORS

Everything Under One Roof

SIAL CANADA is the only national show that offers a complete line of products, equipmentS and technologies designated specifically for the food industry. This responds to the needs of:

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    FOOD RETAILING

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    FOOD SERVICE

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    FOOD PROCESSING

Xavier Poncin

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

A WORD FROM

The landscape of our industry has changed considerably. Whether you're looking at market concentration, the arrival of new players, changes in consumption habits with increasing focus on digitization and personalization, or even developments in international trade, for manufacturers, it's no mean feat finding the right solutions.

With our buyer programs, series of conferences, product lines organized by type, central experts hub, and special events, SIAL Canada is the ideal platform to help you understand and meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Comexposium

One of the world’s leading event organisers

The COMEXPOSIUM Group, one of the world’s leading event organisers, is involved in more than 170 B2C and B2B events across 11 different sectors, including food, agriculture, fashion, security, digital, construction, high-tech, optics and transport. Comexposium hosts more than 3 million visitors and 45,000 exhibitors in 26 countries around the world. Comexposium operates across 30+ global economic growth zones, such as: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA.

SIAL Canada’s Growth and Success – Some Key Dates

2001

OPENING OF THE MONTREAL SUBSIDIARY

The opening of the SIAL Montreal subsidiary was the fruit of three agencies' labour, all of whom are shareholders in the event: the ADAQ, the Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada, and Comexposium.

2005

SET CANADA BECOMES PART OF SIAL CANADA

SET Canada joins SIAL Montreal.

2007

SIAL MONTREAL CONTINUES TO EVOLVE

SIAL Montreal changes to meet the needs of the market and, beginning in 2007, becomes an annual show.

2009

FROM SIAL MONTREAL TO SIAL CANADA

SIAL Montreal becomes SIAL Canada to reinforce its national and international position.

2010

OPENING OF THE FIRST SHOW IN TORONTO

Beginning in 2010, SIAL Canada started alternating between an edition in Montreal and one in Toronto, Canada's economic capital.

2010

SET CANADA BECOMES A CORE PART OF THE SHOW

SET Canada diversifies and becomes a core part of SIAL Canada.

2018

A CONSTANTLY EVOLVING TRADESHOW

Led by established professionals, a wide variety of conferences and hosted events continue to be held, along with workshops and buyers programs that are increasingly important in enabling SIAL to establish itself as North America’s biggest food-innovation tradeshow.

Our Activities

Each year during the three days of the SIAL Canada tradeshow, more than 50 activities and events are held that deal with market trends and the latest innovations. Conferences and panel discussions are held by our experts to provide you with inspiration for your business.

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Marie-Christine Sivière

Communications Officer
SIAL Canada & SET Canada / Expo Canada France Inc.