SIAL Innovation Competition

The Innovation Spotting Competition

The SIAL Innovation competition is a unique international competition that rewards the best innovations in food and non-food related products, such as packaging and containers.

The competition is open to all exhibitors, and select winners based on the following 4 criteria: packaging, manufacturing process, merchandising and recipe.

Why register?

  • Try to win one of our 10 SIAL Innovation prizes3 grand-prize winners Gold, Silver and Bronze will benefit from an international recognition thanks to the  World Champion Tour
  • 2 special categories: organic and packaging.
  • Generate extra traffic to your booth and increase your return on investment
  • A 5,000$ grant will be awarded by Nielsen to the bronze and silver medal winners and 10,000$ for the SIAL Innovation gold medal!

Registration deadline: February 21, 2020



Register now for the 2020 competition!

10 Winners
94% Exhibitors satisfied

A word from the 2018 Gold Prize winner

SIAL innovation in 4 steps


Step 1

Register for the competition through the registration platform and pay the entry fees ($150 CAD)before February, 21.


Step 2

Then, our Jury will select the winners amongst a pre-selection of the best innovations.


Step 3

The 10 winners will be announced to the press two weeks before the show.


Step 4

Our Jury will announce the grand-prize winners for the Gold, Silver and Bronze categories during an official ceremony in front of the major actors of the food industry on April, 15.

Our Partners

Ready for SIAL Innovation 2020?

SIAL Innovation is coming back for its 13th edition by searching for the most innovative products in North America! 

One of the most awaited event of the show every year, SIAL Innovation is the only international competition that reveal the most innovative products in the food industry while offering them global visibility.


The grand-prize winners will be awarded by our partner Nielsen with a $5,000 grant for the silver and Bronze category and $10,000 for the SIAL Innovation Gold medal on April 15, 2020.



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Myriam Gagnon-Potvin

Quebec Sales and Special Events Manager

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