Feeding the World Today and Tomorrow
Abundant natural resources. The world’s largest fresh water supply. Diverse plant, animal and marine life. Collaboration between government, universities, health institutions and industry. World-class regulatory and food inspection standards. Cutting-edge research focused on innovative growing practices, products and technologies. Canada feeds the world today, and into the future.
Home to Canada’s Farm Progress Show (with 40,000 annual participants the largest agricultural show in the world), the International Seed Federation World Seed Congress, the International Wheat Congress, and other global conferences dedicated to the advancement of agriculture products and technologies from coast to coast to coast, Canada leads the world in growth, food security and sustainability. Easy to access, culturally diverse, and a dynamic hub of Agri-sector-driven technologies, Canada tops everyone’s list of must-meet-here destinations. Now is the time to grow your business in Canada.
Canada’s Key Agribusiness Centres
Learn more about Canada's Agribusiness Sector
Economic Impact of Agribusiness in Canada
$55 Billion Annual Exports
8th in the World in Research
2.3 Million Jobs
Canadian Success Stories
The University of Saskatchewan has become Canada’s leading hub for crop genomics.
The Global Institute for Food Security is working to improve drought, pest and stress-resistance in crops by linking specific genes to desired traits.
The oilseed crop, Canola, was developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researchers at the University of Manitoba — the world’s only “made in Canada” crop.
(Saint-Hyacinthe Research and Development Centre) A new fermentation process to preserve vegetables is helping farmers improve the quality and taste of produce by eliminating the need to pasteurize.
When Dr. Oetker decided to expand its pizza-making line outside of Germany for the very first time, it chose London, Ontario for its proximity to locally farmed food, abundant fresh water supply, fully serviced industrial land, as well as access to skilled workers and a modern transport system.
The Agri-Food Discovery Place, within the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, researches animal nutrient and ingredient development, carcass and meat science, fermentation, meat safety and processing, and natural health products and functional food, in collaboration with industry and government partners.
Kelowna’s rich agricultural history paired with our robust wine and tree fruit industry and leading agricultural research, make it an ideal location for delegations to explore the latest agri-innovation set against the backdrop of the Okanagan Valley’s iconic mountains, lakes, vineyards and orchards. It’s all here, now.
Corie Griffiths, Director, Regional District of the Central Okanagan.
We are very pleased with our decision to locate in Alberta and to establish our cleantech bioprocessing centre here. This (decision) was based on several factors including proximity to renewable feedstock, highly qualified personnel here and he excellent collaboration that we have had with the government, the provincial innovation system and the University of Alberta.
Gilles Gagnon, President and CEO, Ceapro, Inc.
Agriculture is our past and our future here in Calgary. We hare home to many agri-businesses and a global leader in smart and sustainable agriculture. We are a leading business centre and distribution hub for agri-business. Calgary is your gateway to success if you are interested in agri-business.
David Chalack, International Sales Manager, Alta Genetics.
Convention delegates come to Prince Edward island to enjoy not only fine meeting and accommodation facilities, but also world-class experiences. Agriculture and sector expertise throughout the value chain is outstanding and we can’t wait to your international event in a truly authentic, unique, seaside destination.
Ann Worth, Executive Director, Meetings & Conventions PEI
HERE'S HOW WE CAN HELP YOU GET PLANNING
The team at Business Events Canada helps global organizations meet with purpose in Canada. Contact our team for:
- Specific information regarding Canada's sector expertise
- Recommendations on destinations based on their sector strengths
- Introductions to industry leaders, academia, and economic development agencies
- Recommendations of expert speakers to augment events
- Assistance in sourcing RFPs for conference placement