Show Features

Preview the Highlights for 2018

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


Greenhouse Demo Zone

The Greenhouse Zone showcases the latest structures and technology for growers.



CanWest Favourites

Education Program

Please see the education program tab.

Opening Day Tailgate Party 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Show Lounge located in Hall B featuring Live Blues Music

Winners of the Best of Show Booth Awards and Container Competition are announced!

Closing Day Tailgate Party 

Thursday, September 27, 2018
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Show Lounge located in Hall B featuring Live Blues Music

Food Trucks

Back by popular demand! Four delicious food trucks will be onsite to serve lunch. Plan your lunch before arriving:

  • to be confirmed

CanWest still has all the Fan Favourites! Don’t forget to check out…

  • New Product Showcase
    • Exhibitors show off their exciting new products. Located along the main aisle, make sure you vote for your favourite new product to hit the BC marketplace
  • 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 and bring an 8.5 x 11 posting to the Expo or email the posting (in PDF format) to Michelle at [email protected]
  • Attendee Prize Draw
    • Win $1,000 Cash! For each order you write at the show, receive one entry into the draw. Ballots are be available from exhibitors, just drop your entries into the draw box at the entrance. Winner is announced Thursday, September 27th.
  • Container Competition
    • CanWest’s 9th 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!