2019 Trade Show2019-02-25T18:53:24+00:00

February 21, 2019

Waterview – 1661 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

Trade Show Hours: 10 am to 4 pm

After-party/Networking: 5 pm to 7 pm

From the Ground Up Trade Show is a truly unique event aiming to highlight undiscovered food brands that are on the cusp of becoming household names. This exclusive event connects our talented local food processors with the buyers, distributors, media, and other food industry supporters that they need to bring their brands to the next level.

 We’re bringing together the heavyweights from local BC grocery, natural, specialty, food service and institutional customers so that local products and brands can be showcased to the right people.

 All products will be BC made with a focus on innovation and a bonus on use of some or all local ingredients. Each vendor’s marketing budget and business stage will be evaluated to ensure they have the tools to support growth and increased distribution.

 Don’t miss the show and networking event that showcases the best of what local has to offer!

Trade Show Vendors
It is a two-step application process for potential vendors to apply to have your products juried by our industry expert panel and have access to an affordable booth ($300 for a 4’ table). The jury process will take place in early January where the Panel will select the final vendors to participate in the show.

Step OneApply here to send your application to see if your product fits the criteria for the show. The show focus is on innovation and utilization of BC Agricultural ingredients and will represent food processors from all areas of the province.

Step Two: Once your initial application has been reviewed, you may be asked to submit product samples and a sell sheet prior to the jury date. If your product is not short-listed for the jury panel, you are welcome to join the after-party and networking event following the show.

We will send you a letter within 10 days of your initial application submission with further information.
Application Deadline is December 17, 2018

Trade Show Attendees
Sign up to attend the trade show and have access to BC local and innovative retail-ready products by clicking the Attendees button at the bottom of the page.

If you are an industry supporter or supplier of packaging, ingredients or services you are welcome to join us for the after-party/networking event.

Networking Event
Sign up to attend From the Ground Up’s post-trade show networking event and meet industry piers, supporters and join us in presenting awards to the top 3 BC Local products from the show! You can also click the Networking Event button at the bottom of the page.

Generously Supported by our Partners

Industry Panelists

Andrea Gray-Grant
Good to Grow

Lindsay William-Ross
Managing Editor
Vancouver is Awesome

Mark Vickars
Retired CEO
Choices Markets

Tara Bosch

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