Events

 
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LIFT & CO. BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO INDUSTRY DAY 2020

 
When: JANUARY 9 – JANUARY 10 , 2020
 
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building
 
 
The Lift & Co. Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC) brings together leading experts from across the industry to tackle subject matter from a uniquely Canadian perspective. This exclusive, all-day conference incites discussions around both the fast-growing medical and adult-use cannabis markets, as well as how Canadian businesses are in a position of leadership on the world stage. Meet fellow players or find your niche in this fast-paced global industry.

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GLUTEN FREE EXPO 2020

When: JANUARY 11 – JANUARY 12, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website:

https://www.glutenfreeexpo.ca/expos/vancouver-expo-2020/

Welcome to Canada’s largest gluten free event. A fun, tasty, and informative event for the whole family. Sample, shop, and save on hundreds of gluten free products while learning from leading experts.

SAMPLE: Hundreds of products being sampled – drinks, pizza, breads, perogies, and more!

SHOP & SAVE: Show exclusive deals to help you save on food the whole family will love. Try before you buy, and bring home what you love.

LEARN: Registered dietitians, nutritionists, doctors, and chefs ready to share their knowledge both on and off stage.

Remember, children ages 14 and under get in free!

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KNOWSHOW FALL/WINTER 2020

When: JANUARY 14 – JANUARY 16,2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website:  https://www.knowshow.ca/

Knowshow is an engaging B2B marketplace where leading lifestyle fashion brands unveil their seasonal products to Canadian retailers. Each bi-annual show connects hundreds of unique retailers with preeminent and emerging brands in a concentrated showcase of the latest trends, styles, and products.

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THE 33RD IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MICRO ELECTRO MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

When: ANUARY 18 – JANUARY 22, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: 

https://www.mems20.org/

The 33rd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (IEEE MEMS 2020) is one of the premier annual events reporting research results on every aspect of Microsystems technology. This conference reflects from the rapid proliferation of the commitment and success of the Microsystems research community. In recent years, the IEEE MEMS Conference has attracted more than 700 participants, 800+ abstract submissions and has created the forum to present over 200 select papers in podium and poster/oral sessions. Its single-session format provides ample opportunity for interaction between attendees, presenters and exhibitors. IEEE MEMS 2020 will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from January 18 – 22, 2020. The major areas of activity in the development of MEMS solicited and expected at this conference include but are not limited to:

  • Design, simulation and analysis tools with experimental verification
  • Fabrication technologies and processes
  • Silicon and non-silicon materials
  • Electro-mechanical integration techniques
  • Assembly and packaging approaches
  • Metrology and operational evaluation techniques
  • System architecture

The major areas of activity in the application of MEMS solicited and expected at this conference include but are not limited to:

  • Mechanical, thermal, and magnetic sensors and actuators, and system
  • Opto-mechanical microdevices and microsystems
  • Fluidic microcomponents and microsystems
  • Microdevices for data storage
  • Microdevices for biomedical engineering
  • Micro chemical analysis systems
  • Microdevices and systems for wireless communication
  • Microdevices for power supply and energy harvesting
  • Nano-electro-mechanical devices and systems
  • Scientific microinstruments

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VANCOUVER RESOURCE INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2020

When: JANUARY 19 – JANUARY 20, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: 

https://cambridgehouse.com/vancouver-resource-investment-conference

The Vancouver Resource Investment Conference has been the bellwether of the junior mining market for the last twenty-five years. It is the number one source of information for investment trends and ideas, covering all aspects of the natural resource industry.

Each year, the VRIC hosts over 60 keynote speakers, 350 exhibiting companies and 9000 investors.

Investment thought leaders and wealth influencers provide our audiences with valuable insights. C-suite company executives covering every corner of the mineral exploration sector as well as metals, oil & gas, renewable energy, media and financial services companies are available to speak one on one. This is a must-attend for investors and stakeholders in the global mining industry.

 WHY ATTEND?

  • Meet and connect with 350+ leading resource & mining companies
  • Schedule private 1-on-1 meetings with company CEO’s and Keynote speakers
  • Join over 9000 engaged investors
  • Listen to over 60 trend-spotting keynote speakers

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AME BC MINERAL EXPLORATION ROUNDUP CONFERENCE 2020

When: JANUARY 20 – JANUARY 23 , 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website: https://roundup.amebc.ca/

AME is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia. Established in 1912, AME represents, advocates, protects and promotes the interests of thousands of members who are engaged in mineral exploration and development in B.C. and throughout the world.

 

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TOPS 2020

When: JANUARY 28, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website: 

 https://topsplus.pppc.ca/vancouver-tops/

Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre at what will be the premier promotional products show on the West Coast for 2020! As the first stop of the tradeshow tour, TOPS+ Vancouver is sure to be a great day of collecting samples and ideas, closing deals and connecting with your favourite Canadian suppliers. Last year, TOPS+ Vancouver featured over 60 supplier booths and welcomed over 400 attendees. Don’t miss TOPS+ 2020—come check out the latest and greatest in the promotional products industry at TOPS+ 2020 Vancouver!

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CARGO LOGISTICS CANADA EXPO & CONFERENCE

When: FEBRUARY 4 – FEBRUARY 6 , 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website:  https://www.cargologisticscanada.com/en/home.html

Join the Future at the 7th Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference. Held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, Cargo Logistics Canada is North America’s most dynamic and comprehensive multimodal supply chain event of its kind. This is the platform for logistics industry professionals to learn, share, network, and move their supply chains into the future.

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TABOO NAUGHTY BUT NICE SHOW

When: FEBRUARY 7 – FEBRUARY 9.2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website: 

https://tabooshow.com/Vancouver

The Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show provides an upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles, encouraging romance, personal betterment and all things Taboo. Enjoy entertainment, provocative and educational seminars, unique shopping, fashion shows and LIVE demonstrations.

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GLOBE 2020

When: FEBRUARY 10 – FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website:

 https://www.globeseries.com/

Meet your people. Grow your business.
Change the world.

GLOBE Series is the largest and longest-running sustainable business summit and innovation showcase in North America. Since 1990, 170,000 people from 97 countries have come to GLOBE to learn from industry leaders, marvel at cutting-edge technology and form long-lasting partnerships.

Given the urgency of the global climate crisis, GLOBE 2020 will have a laser focus on impact, action and outcomes. Offering stellar growth and networking opportunities to thousands of corporate, government and young leaders, GLOBE is the business summit with global impact.

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BUILDEX 2020

When: FEBRUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: 

https://www.buildexvancouver.com/en/home.html

BUILDEX is the forum connecting the holistic building industry, uniting tradition and innovation to shape the spaces of our tomorrow. This exciting event – the largest in Western Canada – brings together talent from across industry to interact, learn and discover the newest innovations of a market in constant transformation.

BUILDEX Vancouver is an event that enables Architecture & Design, Construction, and Property Management professionals to immerse themselves in dialogue and build community, providing a meaningful platform for industry advancement.

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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL CONGRESS ORGANISERS GENERAL ASSEMBLY & ANNUAL MEETING 2020

When: FEBRUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 15, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: 

https://iapco2020.ca/

International Association of Professional Congress Organisers, also known as IAPCO, is a member-driven association raising quality standards in the global meetings industry. Providing continuing education and interaction with other industry professionals, IAPCO’s 51st Annual Meeting and General Assembly is taking place in Vancouver, British Columbia from 12-15 February 2020. With high-quality keynote lectures, interactive workshops, social events, and offsite experiences inspired to ignite leaders in Next Generation Leadership.

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FAN EXPO VANCOUVER 2020

When: FEBRUARY 15 – FEBRUARY 17, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: 

https://www.fanexpovancouver.com/en/home.html

FAN EXPO Vancouver a three- day pop culture convention in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Attendees can shop hundreds of vendors and exhibitors, check out panels and workshops, meet their favourite stars and creators, and celebrate what makes them geeky with thousands of other fans in cosplay. There is something for every fan at FAN EXPO Vancouver.

Our convention is a wonderful celebration of all things nerdy, with tens of thousands of attendees celebrating all that pop culture has to offer. At FAN EXPO Vancouver, expect to see all kinds of celebrity guests, comic book artists, writers, and creators, toy vendors, cosplayers – the list goes on.

We can hardly wait to celebrate three days of science fiction, comic books, film, television, horror, fantasy, animation, pop culture, and so much more. We can’t wait for FAN EXPO Vancouver 2020!

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CANADIAN HEALTH FOOD ASSOCIATION WEST 2020

When: FEBRUARY 20 – FEBRUARY 23,  2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: https://chfa.ca/en/Events/chfa-west

CHFA West continues to be the number one source for new products and education for retailers who are doing business in Western Canada.  With 950 exhibiting companies and a highly qualified selection of speakers, this four day event is one that shouldn’t be missed.

If your store sells natural health products, organics, specialty foods, health & beauty, sports nutrition and/or nutraceuticals this is your one stop shopping experience.

Everyone working in retail — from owners to managers to buyers — will benefit from the opportunity to see, touch, taste and compare thousands of products.  Take advantage of discounted show pricing on your favourite products, receive special incentive programs from the exhibitors and make connections you won’t find anywhere else.

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ESTHÉTIQUE SPA INTERNATIONAL 2020

 

When: FEBRUARY 23 – FEBRUARY 24 , 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website:  https://vancouver.spa-show.com/

Esthétique Spa International helps you imagine your future with the guidance of our guest speakers, trainers and exhibitors. Our exhibit floor will be filled with the most recent products, the most advanced technologies, the trendiest accessories. Our guest speakers and company trainers are eager to share their great expertise and experience, thereby participating in the future success of your business or career.

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VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL 2020

When: BRUARY 26 – MARCH 1, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

Website: 

https://vanwinefest.ca/

The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Canada’s premier food & wine event, has three mandates: to provide an informative, educational and entertaining wine experience for public and trade; to be a premier marketing opportunity for the wine industry and festival partners; and to raise funds for the Bard on the Beach Theatre Society.

The festival is an annual event, taking place in February at the Vancouver Convention Centre and other venues in Metro Vancouver.

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THE VANCOUVER OUTDOOR ADVENTURE & TRAVEL SHOW / THE BC BIKE SHOW 2020

When: FEBRUARY 29 – MARCH 1, 2020

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East Building

Website: 

https://outdooradventureshow.ca/vancouver/

Find Your Next Adventure at B.C.’s largest adventure show offering pre-season deals on the newest outdoor gear and amazing travel destinations. See kayak, scuba and stand up paddle boarding experts in the Whitewater Demo Pool or ignite your passion for biking, hiking, climbing, water or mountain sports at over 200 exhibits. The Adventure Travel & International Travel Zones unite representatives from all corners of the globe who are ready to help you with booking your next great escape!