Why Exhibit

Establishing Connections Since 1981
For 36 years, CanWest has grown to be Western Canada’s largest horticulture trade show. From regional businesses to internationally known companies, exhibitors choose CanWest to connect with buyers and key decision makers. Exhibit with CanWest to meet industry leaders, generate leads, and grow your business.

CanWest is professionally managed by the BC Landscape & Nursery Association with profits from the expo benefiting BC’s horticulture industry through advocacy, lobbying, training and certification, setting standards and helping members build their business.

Biggest Horticulture Event of the Year
Spanning two days, CanWest  is the single largest horticulture event in BC. This expo is focused on connecting, building relationships and making sales. We invite you to strengthen your company’s position in the market place by connecting face to face with over 3,000 green industry buyers. Take a look at who attends:

Demographics: 26% Garden Centres   26% Landscape Professionals  18% Wholesale Nursery Growers

Note: 30 BC municipalities were represented in 2016!

Show Features
CanWest has grown to include a Greenhouse Demo Zone to highlight the latest structures and technology for growers and an Outdoor Equipment Demonstration Zone. Attendees will be able to test both large and small equipment.

Comprehensive Show
The extensive 3-day education program sells nearly 1,000 seats. The program includes the Landscape Designers Symposium, Urban Foresters Symposium, stone workshop, and seminars tailored for landscapers, retailers, municipalities and nursery/greenhouse growers.

There are a variety of booth sizes and prices to match any budget. A standard booth costs just $995 for BCLNA members and $1,295 for non-members. Equipment suppliers and vehicle dealers can take advantage of ‘Bulk Space’ booth pricing – call to discuss.  In addition, equipment companies who book an outdoor space can take advantage of a 50% discount on their indoor space. For more information, refer to Booth Pricing.

Special hotel rates have been negotiated for CanWest exhibitors at the Sandman Abbotsford Airport Hotel. For $95/night you can enjoy a swimming pool, fitness area and a hot breakfast. Other deals are available for WestJet and Amtrak, refer to Hotel & Travel.

Trade Shows Provide Results
Trade shows are the number one source for providing business opportunities between buyers and sellers and remain one of the most powerful sales and marketing tools available to businesses today. We are ready to help you grow your business. Contact Karen De Jong (604.575.3504 or [email protected]) today to discuss your booth space at CanWest.

Exhibitor Prospectus, Booth Space Contract & Floor Plan