WOFEX Visitor Program (July/August 2024)

July 30-August 2, 2024

Manila, Philippines

The Canadian Food Exporters Association in cooperation with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Embassy of Canada – Manila is inviting Canadian agri-food companies to participate in a visitor program to WOFEX (World Food Expo) taking place in Manila, Philippines from July 30-August 2, 2024.

WOFEX (World Food Expo) is the biggest and most effective food trade show in the Philippines. For more than 20 years, it has consistently been the most attended and most awaited food and hospitality event – the only one that covers two simultaneous locations, the World Trade Center and SMX Convention Center.

This program provides you with the opportunity to attend a market briefing session and network with Philippine buyers on July 30th and visit the show and attend educational sessions (organized by the show) from July 31-August 2. After the show, the Canadian Embassy will facilitate introductions between Canadian companies and Philippine contacts via email.

The cost to participate is CDN $250.00.

Benefits of participating with the CFEA

  • Discounts on travel
  • Dedicated CFEA staff onsite to assist you
  • Networking with other CFEA members, government staff and buyers

Registration is available online at the following link https://www.cfea.com/wofex-2024-visitor-program-registration/

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 416-445-3747 or info@cfea.com.

Funding for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s /Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada
AgriMarketing Program / Programme Agri-marketing

CFEA Membership: You are required to be a member to participate in this program. You can register online for membership at https://www.cfea.com/application.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will only be permitted if a replacement can be found to take the spot. In the event a replacement can be found the cancellation fee will be CDN $50.00.

Event Funding:

CFEA members will receive reimbursements for the following items:

Airfare: 70% reimbursement of a premium economy airline ticket (maximum one per company)

Carbon Offset Fee: 70% reimbursement of a carbon offset fee associated with airline ticket (maximum one per company). The Government of Canada expects companies participating in the Agrimarketing program to purchase carbon offset credits for their flight(s). Eligible vendors must adhere to internationally agreed standards, including Gold Standard, VER+, VERRA (formerly VCS, Verified Carbon Standard), or B.C. Offset System. Some airlines offer this as part of ticketing. If it’s not available through the airline then you’ll need to search for a company or reach out to us for a suggestion.

Per Diems: a per diem of $402.50 per day up to 5 days (maximum one person per company).

We reserve the right to limit the maximum reimbursement if the airline ticket cost exceeds our budget.