Alimentaria Visitor Program (March 2024)

March 18-21, 2024

Barcelona, Spain

The Canadian Food Exporters Association has limited spots available for visitors to attend Alimentaria taking place at the Gran Via Venue in Barcelona, Spain from March 18-21, 2024.

Alimentaria is the leading food, drinks, and gastronomy fair in Spain and the Mediterranean arc and an international benchmark for the sector. Held bi-annually in Barcelona, this trade fair attracts over 150,000 buyers from around the world. In addition to having the opportunity to network with exhibitors this event also hosts conferences, discussions and business networking events which provides further value-added opportunities.

Learn more about the show by visiting their website at

The cost to participate in the visitor program is CDN $250.00 and is only open to CFEA members.

Benefits of participating in this program:

  • Discounts on travel and entry fees
  • Learn about the market by visiting the show and attending conferences
  • Network with international and Canadian exhibitors
  • Potentially meet with buyers walking the show

Registration is available online at

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Funding for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s /Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada
AgriMarketing Program / Programme Agri-marketing

CFEA Membership: You are required to be a member to participate in this program. You can register online for membership at

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will only be permitted if a replacement can be found to take the spot. In the event a replacement can be found the cancellation fee will be CDN $50.00.

Event Funding:

CFEA members will receive reimbursements for the following items:

Airfare: 50% reimbursement of a premium economy airline ticket (maximum one per company)

Carbon Offset Fee: 50% reimbursement of a carbon offset fee associated with airline ticket (maximum one per company). The Government of Canada expects companies participating in the Agrimarketing program to purchase carbon offset credits for their flight(s). Eligible vendors must adhere to internationally agreed standards, including Gold Standard, VER+, VERRA (formerly VCS, Verified Carbon Standard), or B.C. Offset System. Some airlines offer this as part of ticketing. If it’s not available through the airline then you’ll need to search for a company or reach out to us for a suggestion.

Per Diems: a per diem of $287.50 per day up to 5 days (maximum one person per company).

We reserve the right to limit the maximum reimbursement if the airline ticket cost exceeds our budget.