SIAL China

May 16-18, 2018

Shanghai, China

The Canadian Food Exporters Association would like to invite you to participate in the SIAL Show taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China from May 16-18, 2018

For the past 18 years, SIAL China has been the leading event for the Chinese food market. Domestic and international producers and manufacturers of food products, wine and spirits, and food service equipment… contributed to make a success of this main Asian event. In 2017, 3200 exhibitors showcased their products to the 101,134 visitors. Participating in this event will give you the opportunity to promote your products in the world’s largest growing market and to develop business with buyers and decision-makers for both retail and food service.

Trade professionals from the following industry visit SIAL China:

  • Retail
  • Catering
  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Foodservice
  • Import/Export Trade

You can learn more about this show at http://www.sialchina.com

The cost to participate with the CFEA is CDN $9,885.00 for a furnished 9sqm stand. Pending funding approval, under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriMarketing funding program, you may receive a partial reimbursement of up to CDN $4,385.00 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 https://www.cfea.com/application/ and pay the membership fee of CDN $565.00.

To register for this event please go to https://www.cfea.com/sial-china-registration/

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 Chinese 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 will consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $1,100.00 (maximum 2 per company), a per diem of CDN $200.00 per day up to a maximum of 6 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.