The International Food and Drink Event

March 17-20, 2019

London, UK

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the IFE Show taking place at the ExCel London from March 17-20, 2019.

IFE brings together more food & drink buyers and suppliers than any other UK event. The last IFE in 2017 attracted 27,000 attendees from 111 countries, with 1,350 exhibiting companies doing business face-to-face with an audience of top retailers, foodservice buyers, wholesalers, distributors, importers, exporters and manufacturers.

Product segments that do well at IFE:

  • Artisanal
  • Bakery
  • Confectionery & Snacks
  • Dairy
  • Drinks
  • Grocery
  • Health & Wellness
  • Meat & Seafood

You can learn more about this show at https://www.ife.co.uk/

The cost to participate with the CFEA is CDN $4,547.00/members (CDN $9,094.00/non-members) for a 6sqm stand or CDN $2,273.50/members (CDN $4,547.00/non-members) for the open area. The Canada branded hardwall designed stand will include the following elements: lighting, carpet, basic electricity, company name sign, counter, table with 3 chairs and 3 shelves as well as a listing in the show directory. The open area includes counter, shared table & chairs and shelving.

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

If you are not a CFEA member and would like to access the member rate, you can apply online for membership at https://www.cfea.com/application and pay the annual fee of CDN $565.00. Only companies producing products in Canada are eligible for membership and participation in our events.

Benefits of participating with the CFEA:

  • Reduction in your space, travel and shipping costs (for CFEA members only)
  • Full service event coordination and dedicated onsite assistance through the CFEA
  • Opportunity to showcase your products to International buyers
  • Network with other Canadian companies and High Commission Staff

Travel/Shipment Reimbursement Details (for CFEA members only): upon completion of the event, you will be provided with a claim form to apply for the 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 $900.00 (maximum 2 per company), a per diem of CDN $212.50 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 $400.00).

The following documentation will be required for the claim process: airline itinerary (showing dates travelled and price paid), boarding passes for all flight segments, and a shipment invoice. Proof of payment for airline ticket & shipping invoice will also be required. 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 for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s
AgriMarketing Program: National Industry Association Component