NEW! CanWest Youth Tour

Join us for for the CanWest Youth Tour.

New this year, mingle with fellow students from around BC and learn first hand about the hort industry. The tour includes a brief orientation and an optional tour where you can connect with some of the most innovative companies in the industry, allowing you to see the latest equipment and potentially find your next job.

The tour is open to anyone who is new to the industry and not limited to students.


Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 11:15 am
Meeting Room: Aviator Room


  1. Greetings
  2. Overview of the Hort Industry in BC – overall economic impact, locally and globally
  3. Types of Jobs Available
  4. History & Background of BCLNA & CanWest
  5. Go over Tradeshow etiquette, networking, and expected behaviour


  1. Start with a visit at the BCLNA booth then stopping at
    • West Creek Farms (#140)
    • TG Nursery & Sons (#144)
    • Ball Seed (#244)
    • Bartlett (#211)
    • Valleybrook (#423)
    • Kato’s (#621)
  2. Then off to the Job Board, PlantID Certification Station, Greenhouse Zone and finishing off in the Equipment Demo Zone