Why Exhibit

Establishing Connections Since 1981
For 39 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 2,500 green industry buyers. Take a look at who attends:

Show Features
CanWest has grown to include a Greenhouse Demo Zone to highlight the latest structures and technology for growers, a New Product Showcase, Container Competition, Job Board and Plant ID Contest.

Comprehensive Show
The extensive 3-day education program sells over 1,000 seats. The program includes the Landscape Designers Symposium, Urban Foresters Symposium, hands-on outdoor workshops, 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 $1,045 for BCLNA members and $1,345 for non-members. Equipment suppliers and vehicle dealers can take advantage of ‘Bulk Space’ booth pricing – call to discuss.

Special hotel rates are negotiated for CanWest exhibitors at the Sandman and Best Western hotels. Other deals are available for WestJet, refer to Hotel & Travel.

The show offers Free Parking and WiFi!

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.

Booth Pricing

  • 10’ x 10’ Standard Booth
    • BCLNA Member Price: $1,045
    • Non-Member Price: $1,345
  • 10’ x 20’ Island Booth
    • BCLNA Member Price: $2,095
    • Non-Member Price: $2,695
  • 10’ x 20’ Feature Booth
    • BCLNA Member Price: $2,495
    • Non-Member Price: $2,995
  • 20’ x 20’ Feature Booth
    • BCLNA Member Price: $4,095
    • Non-Member Price: $5,395
  • Bulk Space (min 600 sq ft for Equipment Companies in designated space in Hall B)
  • 2020 CanWest Booth Space Contract

Fees Include:

  • Free move-in labour provided by students and volunteers
  • Free crate storage
  • Free forklift labour and use of pallet jacks to unload and move your materials to your booth.
  • Draping
  • Free parking & WiFi
  • 24 hour general security for setup, show and take down
  • Aisle carpeting
  • Company name and booth number in show guide and on interactive floor plan

Booth Assignment
All first time exhibitors will be assigned space on a first-come, first-serve basis. A 50% booth deposit is due upon receipt of the booth space contract with payment balance due by May 1st. Full payment is required for contracts received after May 1st. Contracts can be submitted until show date, dependent on available space.

Exhibitor Prospectus, Booth Space Contract & Floor Plan