A unique and free B2B program dedicated to all SIAL Canada exhibitors

Following on from the success of this program launched in 2015, SIAL Canada will again offer all its exhibitors a unique platform of meetings with US buyers and importers. These meetings, close to 600 in 2017, will be held at the fair from 2 to 4 May 2018.

Organized in collaboration with the AFI, this exclusive SIAL Canada program offers an exceptional service to our exhibitors wishing to develop their business in the United States.

A few quotes from our participants :

“Great hospitality and accommodations.”
“Amazing opportunity and program at SIAL!”
“Overall very well organized.”
“Very good program. Look forward to attend more events.”
“Thank you for your kind arrangements, everything was excellent! Easy, convenient and successful!”

VIEW THE PROGRAM VIDEO


A GLIMPSE AT SOME OF BUYERS WHO WERE PRESENT DURING THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS

  • Lipari Foods
  • Nature's Green Grocer
  • Mario Camacho Foods
  • Daymon Wolrdwide
  • JCS Tradecom, Inc.
  • Fantis Foods, Inc.
  • Ahold USA
  • Raley's Fine Foods
  • Gold Plum USA Intl
  • Royal Food Import Corporation
  • KH International
  • Publix
  • 7-Eleven
  • H.E. Butt Grocery

  • MJ Rosenmayer Co.
  • Atalanta Corp
  • Tops Markets
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  • Modena Fine Foods
  • Ahold USA
  • SLT Foods Inc.
  • National Food Group
  • Smitty Bee Honey
  • King’s Markets
  • Balducci’s
  • Wegmens Food Markets
  • Safeway
  • Big Y Foods, Inc

 

  • Interbusiness USA
  • Cibo-Italia
  • Glory Bee
  • Retail Odyssey
  • Sunrise Natural Foods
  • Finck-Jones-Libby Co. Inc.
  • Meijer
  • Chick-fil-A, inc.
  • The Kroger Co.
  • El Super
  • Tops Markets
  • Atalanta Corp.
  • Rema Foods Inc. 
  • KeHe Distributors
  • General Mills
Past results :

• 96 % satisfaction rate among buyers (of which, 64% were “very satisfied”)
• More than 600 business meetings in 2015 & 2016
• The buyers met with close to 200 exhibitors in Toronto
• Average overall exhibitor rating for the program 9 / 10

TOP 5 US VISITOR STATES PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM:
1. New York
2. Massachusetts
3. New Jersey
4. California
5. Vermont/Illinois

4 Steps for Exhibitors to participate

Be enrolled as an exhibitor

- A booth must be reserved at the 2017 SIAL Canada show
- The company applying has to be ready to export in the U.S.
- English corporate documents must be available
- The participant must be able to hold a business meeting in English

If you wish to obtain your FDA compliance, please contact Magalie Moreau at mmoreau@expocanadafrance.com

Application form

- The application form must be completed and returned before Friday March 31st, 2017

Approval period

- The approval period is 30 days

Matchmaking process

- SIAL Canada will contact you by email or phone at the beginning of April to validate the B2B meetings
- The meeting agenda will be communicated 1 week before the show
- The number of meetings is not guaranteed

The program is organized in partnership with AFI

EXHIBITORS APPLICATION FORM

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US BUYER APPLICATION FORM

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Imex Management, Inc
U.S. Hosted Buyer Program Secretariat

Rebecca Jett
Phone: +1 (704) 365-0041
Fax: +1 (704) 365-8426
rebeccaj@imexmanagement.com