Q. Where is the show held and how can I get there?
A. CHFA West is held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, located at 1055
Canada Place. Access
is available by foot, car, or public transit (walking distance from the Waterfront Station Northbound). For
directions to the VCC West building, call 1 866 785-8232 or click here. For general parking information, click here.
Q. When is the show?
A. Conference: - February 21 and February 22, 2019
Trade Show: February 23 and February 24, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily)
Q. Who can attend the show?
A. CHFA West is a trade only event that is open to individuals currently working within
the natural health products, specialty food and organic industries. The primary target audience for this show is
and health professionals who sell or professionally recommend natural health products or organics directly to
consumers. CHFA trade shows are not open to the general public. All attendees will be required to
provide proof that their company
is involved in the industry. Forms of acceptable proof include, but are not limited to, a business license,
business card, pay stub with photo ID, or health care accreditation. Refer
to our Policies for detailed
information on requirements.
Q. Who exhibits in CHFA West?
A. Leading suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and brokers of natural health and
organic products exhibit. Click here for the CHFA West
Q. I received an “Attend as our guest” invitation or a customer code from an exhibitor.
What do I need to know?
A. The complimentary pre-registration passes are valid for retailers and health
practitioners only. Simply register online, before the date specified, using the code
provided on the back of the invitation.
Note: Valid for Retailers and Health Practitioners only.
Q. How can I register to attend the trade show?
A. You can register online before the pre-registration deadline, or onsite during
Q. What is the cost to attend the trade show?
A. CHFA Members are always FREE!
Non-Member Retailer or Health Practitioner $35 (online pre-registration)/ $55 (onsite
Non- Member Distributor, Supplier, Manufacturer $225 (online pre-registration)/ $350 (onsite
Please ensure you register under the appropriate category for your business as we do verify all non-member
registrations. Trade show registration fees are non-refundable.
Q. Can I bring my spouse/friend/family member with me?
A. All attendees must be working members of the industry and must be able to provide proof
of industry status.
Q. Can I bring my child/infant?
A. CHFA encourages a healthy work/ life balance and as such children under the age of 18
are welcome to attend the show, but must be supervised by a guardian at all times. Infants and children under the
age of 16 are not permitted
within conference sessions. CHFA reserves the right to limit the use of
strollers on the trade show floor during peak times if necessary.
Q. Can I bring my wheeled cart?
A. Wheeled carts (including luggage) are not permitted on the show floor. A coat check area
is provided free of charge for attendees to store wheeled carts while visiting the show. You can also ship
your samples home with ease through CanPar Shipping using low flat rates from $8 to $26.
Q. How many bags/items am I allowed to bring off the show floor?
A. There is no limit to the amount of samples an attendee can collect from exhibitors. Please
ask before you take. Not all products on display are intended as samples.
More questions or concerns? Feel free to contact us at 416 497.6939 or 800 661.4510 or email@example.com
and we will be happy to assist you.