CPMA Annual Convention & Trade Show - Vancouver 2024

Vancouver Convention Center - West, Halls A, B, C

Wednesday, April 24 - Thursday, April 25, 2024

Order GES Canada Services by Monday, April 1 for Best Pricing

Health Department Required Form and Information for Sampling Exhibitors

If you will be sampling your own product, or serving food you will need to submit the exhibitor sampling and food service notification. Sample size is limited to 4 ounces of liquid or one ounce (bite sized piece) of food.

If you will be handling or serving food and/or beverages (including food ordered through VCC Catering), you will need to review and abide by the Vancouver Coastal Health food safety guidelines.

If you are sampling your products or preparing food in your booth, you will need to complete the temporary food services application form and submit it to CPMA (njeffrey@cpma.ca) by March 22nd for review by Vancouver Coastal Health. This form is not needed for non-perishable pre-packaged food or beverages, however you will still need to complete the sampling form.

If you are serving food, you will require a temporary handwash station. You can either provide your own or rent through GES. A health inspector will be at the trade show and any booth not meeting these requirements will not be allowed to operate.

If you will be cooking in your booth, a 5lb ABC-type fire extinguisher is required.

If you would like to order catering or need assistance with product preparation, service ware, or ice, please make your arrangements with the exclusive catering provider, VCC Catering.

Alcohol must be ordered and served through the convention centre catering services. Exhibitors wishing to serve alcohol at their booths must complete the alcohol request form.