Oct 27-28, 2020 | Toronto Congress Centre
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2 Days of Insights

OCT 27-28, 2020

OCTOBER 26, 2020

8:00AM-12:00PM

Industry Tour

Registration required.

Contact: events@cfig.ca

11:00AM-5:00PM

TBC Main Stage

*FOODSERVICE SUMMIT

(Open to all Full Delegate Ticket Holders)

5:30PM-7:30PM

VIP Room 1020

Opening Reception

(All Attendees & Exhibitors Welcome)

OCTOBER 27, 2020

*All Full Delegate attendees invited to all Tuesday events

8:00AM-9:00AM

Toronto Congress Centre
– North Building Main Stage (Lobby Entrance)

*Registration/Check-in CFIG Annual General Meeting

9:00AM-9:30AM

(all exhibitors and attendees welcome)

CFIG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

9:30AM-10:00AM

Speaker

10:00AM-10:45AM

*KEYNOTE

10:55AM-11:00AM

Toronto Congress Centre
– North Building Show Entrance – Halls I

Official Ribbon Cutting & Exhibitor Opening Ceremony

Trade Show Exhibiton

11:00am – 4:30pm

12:00PM-12:30PM

Interac Insights & Innovations Stage

Top 10 in Grocery Judging

Enter the New Product Showcase for the exclusive opportunity to be eligible for a top 10 in grocery award. Each year at GIC, the newest innovative products are spotlighted in the Top 10 Awards. Increase media exposure and lead trends by entering the New Product Showcase for your chance to be honoured at GIC 2020.

12:00PM-12:30PM

Trade Show Stage

Interac Insights & Innovations

1:00PM-1:30PM

Trade Show Stage

Interac Insights & Innovations

2:00PM-2:30PM

Trade Show Stage

Interac Insights & Innovations

3:00PM-3:30PM

Trade Show Stage

Interac Insights & Innovations

1:00PM-2:00PM

Interac Insights & Innovations Stage

Best Booth Judging

Merchandising Excellence Awards (Celebrate the best in merchandising, suppliers & manufacturers in grocery)

4:30pm – 6:30pm

4:30PM-5:00PM

Main Stage Lobby

Mix & Mingle

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks

5:00PM-6:30PM

Main Stage Lobby

Award Presentations

Master Merchandiser, Top 10 in Grocery, and Best Booth Winners announced

OCTOBER 28, 2020

*All Full Delegate attendees invited to all Tuesday events

7:30AM-8:30AM

Toronto Congress Centre
– NORTH Building Ballrooms A, B, C

*Breakfast Session

8:30AM-9:15AM

Toronto Congress Centre
– NORTH Building Ballrooms A, B, C

*Sector Insight Session

MARK PETRIE, CIBC Capital Markets

9:15AM-10:00AM

Toronto Congress Centre
– NORTH Building Ballrooms A, B, C

*KEYNOTE

10:00AM-10:15AM

Toronto Congress Centre
– NORTH Building

*Coffee Break Collaboration Corridor

10:15AM-10:45AM

*WORKSHOPS – MCKENNITT ROOMS 1-4

Trade Show Exhibition

11:00am – 4:00pm

12:00PM-12:30PM

TRADE SHOW STAGE

INTERAC Insights & Innovations

1:00PM-1:30PM

TRADE SHOW STAGE

INTERAC Insights & Innovations

2:00PM-2:30PM

TRADE SHOW STAGE

INTERAC Insights & Innovations

Event (*All Full Delegate attendees invited to all Wednesday events)

17:30 – 21:15

5:30PM-6:15PM

Toronto Congress Centre
- North Building Ballrooms A, B, C

*Reception

5:30PM-9:15PM

Toronto Congress Centre
- North Building Ballrooms A,B,C

*Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year Awards

Celebrating the best retailers from coast-to-coast reception & dinner & awards presentations.

 

LIFE MEMBER AWARD RECIPIENTS
Each year, CFIG honours the lifetime achievements of individuals who have made a significant contribution to independent grocers, their communities and the food industry.

6:30PM-7:30PM

Toronto Congress Centre
- North Building Ballrooms A, B, C

*Gala Dinner

7:30PM-9:15PM

*Awards Presentation

Daily Coach Shuttle Bus Service

Westin Toronto Airport Hotel to/from Toronto Congress Centre

(Daily Shuttle – Every 15-20 Minutes)

Monday, October 21, 2019
4:45 PM to 8:00 PM

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:30 AM – 11:00 PM