Trade Mission to Southeast Asia

April 24-30, 2019 - Sold Out

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam & Manila, Philippines

The Canadian Food Exporters Association would like to invite you to participate in a Trade Mission to Vietnam and Philippines from April 24-30, 2019.

In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, you will have the opportunity to attend Food & Hotel Vietnam to assess the market for your products, see the trends evolving in the region and meet face to face with potential buyers with the assistance of meetings arranged at the CFEA information booth (meeting arrangements by the Trade Commissioner Service). Following Food & Hotel Vietnam, participants will depart for Manila, Philippines to participate in coordinated one-on-one meetings (arranged by the Trade Commissioner Service), visit local stores and have a market briefing to learn more about the opportunities in this market.

The cost to participate in this program is $775.00/member rate and $1,550.00/non-member rate. The program will include:

  • Market briefings (Vietnam & Philippines)
  • Access to CFEA information booth with B2B meetings (Vietnam)
  • Retail tour (Philippines)
  • Table top and business meetings (Philippines)

To register for this mission, please go to

If you are not a CFEA member and would like to access the member rate, you can apply online for membership at 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 in this program:

  • Reduction in your travel costs (CFEA members only)
  • Full service event coordination and dedicated onsite assistance through the CFEA
  • Opportunity to assess the market and meet buyers
  • Network with other Canadian companies and Embassy/Consulate Staff

Travel Reimbursement Details (for CFEA members only): upon completion of the event, you will be provided with a claim form to apply for a reimbursement of your travel expenses. The reimbursement will consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $1,400.00 (maximum one per company) and a per diem of CDN $212.50 per day up to a maximum of 8 days (maximum one per company).

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 and boarding passes. You will also be required to provide proof of payment (credit card statement or cancelled cheques). 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 for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s
AgriMarketing Program: National Industry Association Component