June 5-8, 2018

Bogota, Colombia

The Canadian Food Exporters Association would like to invite you to participate in alimentec taking place in Bogota, Colombia from June 5-8, 2018.

Powered by Anuga and held bi-annually, alimentec is one of the most complete exhibitions for the food and beverage industry in South America. It provides you with qualified business contacts in important market sectors and will enable you to build up new business connections or enhance your relationship with existing ones. Visitors from the following countries attend this event Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, USA, Venezuela. If your target market is South America, then this is an event you should consider.

Trade professionals from the following industries visit alimentec:

  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Catering
  • Bakeries
  • Supermarkets
  • Hypermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Distributors
  • Traders

You can learn more about this show at

The cost to participate with the CFEA is CDN $6,806.00 for a 6sqm section and includes the following: 1 counter, 1 bar stool, company logo, small wall graphic, shelving, 1 exhibitor pass, catalog entries: print and online; virtual booth, internet and mini-lounge access with free beverages.

Pending funding approval, under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriMarketing funding program, you may receive a partial reimbursement of up to CDN $2,887.00 towards the booth cost.*

This program is open to all Canadian food and beverage companies; however, our association no longer offers a non-member option in our programs so in order for your application to be accepted you must be or become a member. If you are not currently a member, you agree register for membership at and pay the membership fee of CDN $565.00.

To register for this event please go to

Benefits of participating with the CFEA:

  • Reduction in your space, travel and shipping costs*
  • Full service event coordination and dedicated onsite assistance through the CFEA
  • Opportunity to showcase your products to South American buyers
  • Network with other Canadian companies and Embassy Staff

Reimbursement Details: upon completion of the event, pending funding approval from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriMarketing program, you will be provided with a claim form to apply for a reimbursement of your travel and shipping expenses. The reimbursement will consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $800.00 (maximum 2 per company), a per diem of CDN $200.00 per day up to a maximum of 7 days (maximum 2 per company) and a partial reimbursement of your sample shipment expenses (up to a maximum of $500.00).*

It is important to keep the following documentation for the claim process: a copy of your airline itinerary that shows the travel dates and price paid for the ticket, boarding passes, and a shipment invoice. You will also be required to provide proof of payment (credit card statement or cancelled cheques) for all expenses. Cash payments are not permitted. NOTE: If you fly premium economy or business you will be expected to provide an economy ticket mock up along with the paid ticket and the reimbursement will be based on whichever is lower.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working with you!

*funding amounts may vary depending on approvals and
if there are changes made to the overall structure of the funding program.