Do I Qualify to attend?

All CHFA events are trade only events and are not open to the general public. CHFA Québec is open to individuals currently working within the natural health and organic products industry. The primary target audience for this show is individuals that sell or professionally recommend natural health products or organics directly to consumers. All attendees will be required to provide proof that their company is involved in the industry. See details below. 

Business Type & Pricing

Business Categories Online Pre-Registration Onsite Registration
CHFA Members (become a member) Free Free
Retailer $35.00 $55.00
Health Practitioner $35.00 $55.00
Supplier $225.00 $350.00
Manufacturer / Distributor $225.00 $350.00
Government $225.00 $350.00
Student N/A Complimentary 
*prices above refer to trade show registration and do not include conference sessions, see the Conference page for details on sessions and pricing.  

 


Business Definitions & Requirements for Proof of Business

Retailer

Definition: Primary business is the retail sale of natural health and organic products directly to consumers or professionals. The store must sell more than one manufacturer's product line. If you only sell one manufacturer's product or brand you must register as a manufacturer.  If any part of your retail business also manufactures products, your company is considered a manufacturer and must register as such.   

Acceptable forms of business proof include:

  • Business Card (must include both attendee and company name)
  • Retail Business License
  • Pay Stub and Photo ID (onsite)
  • Purchase orders from an exhibiting company

Registration Fees: $35 (online) $55 (onsite)
 

Health Practitioner / Fitness Professional

Definition: Primary business is as a practitioner or fitness professional engaged in the promotion of natural health and/or organic helath food products to consumers. Also includes owners or staff of health clubs, gyms and spas.

Acceptable forms of business proof include:

  • Medical License / Health Accreditation
  • Business Card (must include both attendee and company name)
  • Pay Stub and Photo ID (onsite)
  • Purchase orders from an exhibiting company

Registration Fees: $35 (online) $55 (onsite)
 

Supplier

Definition: Primary business is the supply of natural health products and/or organics to retail outlets.  

Acceptable forms of business proof include:

  • Business Card (must include both attendee and company name)
  • Business License
  • Pay Stub and Photo ID (onsite)

Registration Fees: $225 (online) $350 (onsite)
 

Manufacturer / Distributor

Definition: The manufacture and/or distribution of natural health and/or organic health food products ultimately destined for sale to consumers or professionals through retail. Also includes wholesalers, brokers, importers and exporters. 

Acceptable forms of business proof include:

  • Business Card (must include both attendee and company name)
  • Business License
  • Pay Stub and Photo ID (onsite)

Registration Fees: $225 (online) $350 (onsite)
 

Government

Definition: Primary activity is within a governmental body that aids in the promotion and support of the natural health and/or organic industry. Please contact info@chfa.ca.
 

Student

Definition: Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program with primary studies in the natural health and organic industry.

Acceptable form of proof include:

  • School ID with proof of course enrollment

Registration Fees: Complimentary onsite trade show registration only. Access on Sunday ONLY.
*conference program is not available to students not yet working in the industry


Rules and Regulations

  • Badges are non-transferable and must be visible at all times.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, badges are not issued to children.
  • No wheeled carts or luggage will be allowed on the trade show floor.
  • Infants are not permitted in seminars.
  • Soliciting by attendees on the show floor is prohibited.
  • Please ask before you take. Not all products on display are intended as samples.

All CHFA events are trade only events and are not open to the general public. CHFA reserves the right to restrict entry to any individual. Any such person requested to leave the show shall do so immediately upon request, regardless of whether they are in possession of a  badge permitting entry.  There is no refund payable with respect to anyone refused entry.

For all non-members, identification will be required on-site to gain access to the conference and trade show. Acceptable identification includes one of the following:

  • Business license
  • Business cards and photo ID
  • Proof of health care accreditation
  • Pay stub and photo ID

Identification must verify that your company is involved in the NHP or organic industry.

Event Refund Policy

Trade show registration is non-refundable once registration is approved. Upon submission of your registration your details will be verified by CHFA. You will receive an official confirmation if your registration is approved. CHFA reserves to itself the right to restrict entry to the show and/or conference to any individual. Any such person requested to leave the show and/or conference shall do so immediately on request, whether previously issued a badge permitting entry. 

Please ensure you are registering in the appropriate category. We will not offer refunds if you register in the wrong category (i.e. retailer instead of supplier).

Fees paid for conference sessions will be refunded, less a $50 administration fee, when cancellation is received in writing four weeks prior to the event.  Send your cancellation notification to info@chfa.caCancellations received after this date will not be entitled to a refund.

Photography and Video

CHFA reserves the right to take photographs and video footage of our events for our own records, publicity and promotional purposes. In consideration of admission to CHFA Trade Show and Conference, the attendee or exhibitor hereby gives permission in perpetuity to reproduce, copy, publish, or otherwise use his/her likeness and/or voice, whether in electronic or print media, as taken from the event or any material based upon or derived there from, or to refrain from so doing, in whole or in part, throughout the world.

Media personnel are permitted to photograph or do videography only if wearing a media badge, and with the permission of those being photographed or filmed.

Exhibitors are permitted to take photographs only of their own booth. Any exhibitor(s) not wanting the media to photograph or take video footage of their booth should inform the media or show management.

Attendees are not permitted to take photographs and video footage at CHFA events.