About the show

Show Dates & Times

Show Hours

Tuesday October 29, 2024
11:00am – 4:30pm

Wednesday October 30, 2024
11:00am – 4:30pm


Sunday, October 27, 2024
9:00-12:00, 12:00-3:00, 3:00-5:00

Monday, October 28, 2024
8:00-11:00, 11:00-2:00


Wednesday, October 30, 2024
11:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday, October 31, 2024
8:00am – 11:00am


Toronto Congress Centre – NORTH Building
650 Dixon Road, Toronto, M9W 1J1


Over 6,000 FREE parking spaces with 2 major access points from either 650 Dixon Road or 1020 Martin Grove Road.

Show Management

Grocery Innovation Canada is operated by the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers located at the following address:


105 Gordon Baker Road #401
North York, ON L1K 2Y4

Rolster Taylor

Director of Sales & Operations

Tyson Smith

Account Representative

Cindy Suh

Trade Show Operations Coordinator

Services Included with your Exhibiting Costs


Attendee badges have been colour-coded so Exhibitors can more readily identify their customers.

The following colours will be used for different attendee:





Suppliers & Services


Clean Up stations

There will be clean up stations located throughout the trade show floor. Please speak to a CFIG floor representative on-site for specific locations.

Exhibit Hall Décor

Your exhibit space will be framed with an 8’ back drape and 3’ side drape in the Grocery Innovations Canada – Show Colour (drape) is black with Tuxedo (black/white) Aisle Carpet.

Exhibitor VIP Retail Passes

Six complimentary Exhibitor VIP Retail Invitations area available for you to invite retailers as your guest.

*Please note any guest passes given to non-retailers will be cancelled.

This is a two-day trade show only pass. Retailers are considered any employee that works for a full independent or franchised retail store operating in at least four departments of the following: dry grocery, produce, meat, frozen, dairy, bakery, or deli.

Food Bank

Donations will be picked up following show close by the Second Harvest. Second Harvest may also have a booth located on the trade show floor.

Hot oil disposal

Available if needed


Available if needed

Material Handling

Including all equipment and labour necessary to transport your exhibit from the ramp to your booth location as quickly and efficiently as possible. This does not include blanket wrapping, unskidding or spotting your booth material. It also does not include material handling for your cold storage goods. Material requiring a forklift with a load greater than 4000 lbs. may be subject to a surcharge by the official transportation company.


Including removal and return of empty crates & storage labels to identify each crate or box.

Retailer Connect Program

Complimentary with all booth packages! Retailer Connect will give you an opportunity to pre-book meetings with Retailers, Wholesalers and Distributors as well as other participating exhibitors at your booth or at the Retailer Connect Meeting Rooms, using our innovative and improved GIC mobile app. Get your booth today!

Contact Us

To Exhibit

Rolster Taylor, Director of Sales Rtaylor@cfig.ca

Tyson Smith, Account Representative TSmith@cfig.ca

Cindy Suh, Trade operations coordinator Csuh@cfig.ca


Suzanne Regimbal, Account Manager SRegimbal@cfig.ca

Irmeli Koskinen, Coordinator IKoskinen@cfig.ca


Laura Collaton, SVP & COO LCollaton@cfig.ca


Nancy Kwon, VP Marketing, Communications Nkwon@cfig.ca

Diana Stevenson, Director, Conference, Events DStevenson@cfig.ca

Our Sponsors

Official Media Sponsor

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