Show Features

Preview the Highlights for 2019

Make the most of your time at CanWest and take advantage of all the show’s resources that extend beyond the trade show floor!

Education Program

CanWest features an extensive education program. The show committee will be working on this years program over the next few months. Full details will be available in June 2019.

  • Landscape Designers Symposium (Full day)
  • Urban Foresters Symposium (Full day)
  • 20+ 90 Minute Seminar Sessions
  • Outdoor Hands-On Workshops

New Product Showcase

Check out the latest plants and products to hit the BC marketplace. Located along the centre aisle in Hall A, make sure you vote for your favorite new plant and product.

Greenhouse Demo Zone

Look for the big greenhouse showcasing the latest technology and products for greenhouse growers.

Tailgate Party 

Plan on attending the Tailgate Party on opening day to connect with colleagues and friends. Enjoy appetizers and great entertainment.

Job Board

The CanWest Job Board effectively allows companies to instantly meet with potential employees. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to find your next employee.

Attendee Prize Draw 

Win Cash! Drop a ballot in the box located at the BCLNA Booth. $500 cash given away each day.

Find the Gnome

Have some fun and look for three hidden gnomes that will be placed somewhere on the show floor each day. Bring the gnome to the show office and claim your prize.

Container Competition

CanWest’s 10th Annual Container Competition showcases the hottest trends in container gardening. Containers are showcased on the show floor and judged by industry professionals.

Plant ID Contest

Test your Plant ID knowledge at the Certification Zone for a chance to win $250! Set up as if it were administered by the CLNA’s Landscape Industry Certified program, each completed contest form is your ticket into the draw. One winner is announced daily!

CanWest Show Specials

Exclusive for CanWest Attendees, exhibitors offer great show specials. Be sure to check back in September to see the list of deals that you can use towards pre-booking your spring products!

Free WiFi & Parking

The CanWest Show Committee strives to make the show affordable by negotiating reasonable hotel rates, free shuttle service to and from the hotels…and free parking and WiFi!

Food Trucks

Four delicious food trucks will be onsite to serve lunch. Plan your lunch before arriving. Food trucks will be listed once confirmed.