Seoul Food and Hotel Show

May 1-4, 2018

Seoul, South Korea

The Canadian Food Exporters Association would like to invite you to participate in the Seoul Food and Hotel Show taking place at the Korean International Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea from May 1-4, 2018.

Seoul Food and Hotel provides participating companies with an opportunity to meet key importers, distributors and industry buyers from retail, catering and the hospitality trade across the whole of Korea. With Korea’s position as the 13th largest economy in the world and Canada’s free trade agreement with Korea, there are opportunities to enter or expand your presence in this market by participating in this event.

You can learn more about this show at

The cost to participate is CDN $8,625.00 for a 9sqm fully furnished booth. Pending funding approval under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriMarketing funding program you may receive a partial reimbursement of up to CDN $3,771.00 towards the booth cost.*

To register complete the online form at

This program is open to all Canadian food and beverage companies; however, our association is no longer offering 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.

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 Korean buyers
  • Network with other Canadian companies and Embassy/Consulate 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 could consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $1,150.00 (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. 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.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. 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.