CHFA NOW · Vancouver 2024

Exhibitor FAQs

VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE, WEST BUILDING

Conference: April 3, 2024
Trade Show: April 4 & 5, 2024

CHFA NOW · Vancouver 2024

Exhibitor FAQs

VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE
WEST BUILDING

Conference: April 3, 2024
Trade Show: April 4 & 5, 2024

The CHFA NOW Vancouver 2024 show will be hosted in-person, taking place April 3– 5, 2024 at the Vancouver Convention Center, West Building. 

Conference: April 3, 2024
Trade Show: April 4 & 5, 2024

The trade show will be open from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exhibitor Registration Hours:

 Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building – Exhibit Level (downstairs)

Tuesday, April 211:00 AM–6:00 PM
Wednesday, April 38:00 AM–6:00 PM
Thursday, April 47:30 AM–5:00 PM
Friday, April 58:30 AM–2:00 PM

The City of Vancouver is closing Water Street (Gastown area) from March through June for construction. This will impact inbound traffic to downtown, especially between the weekday hours of 7am-10am. Please keep this in mind and allow for ample time to travel to the Vancouver Convention Centre. Click here for more details. 

Booth Pricing:  

  • Standard 10×10’ Booth – $2,525 + applicable taxes 
  • Premium 10×10’ Booth – $2,685 + applicable taxes 
  • 10 x 20′ pavilion – $5,500 + applicable taxes
  • 20 x 20′ pavilion – $11,000 + applicable taxes
  • 20 x 30′ pavilion – $16,500 + applicable taxes

Exhibit application costs include:  

  • Carpet  
  • 8’-high drapery back wall (in-line booth only)  
  • 3’-high drapery sidewall (in-line booths only)  
  • 4 exhibitor badges per 100 sq. ft.
  • Material handling (on-site – show docks to booth) 


Note that anything else you require will have to be brought with you or purchased through our show service providers within the Exhibitor Manual (coming soon).
 

Below are the payment installment dates for CHFA NOW Vancouver 2024: 

  • 20% + applicable taxes due immediately when booth is assigned  
  • 40% + applicable taxes due on October 2, 2023  
  • 40% + applicable taxes due on January 8, 2024  


Note that your exhibit space is not confirmed until your first 20% deposit has been paid. Per our
Exhibitor Terms and Conditions, all monies received are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Standard booths are 10×10’ inline booths and premium booths are 10×10’ inline corner booths or any 10×10’ booths facing the pavilion section.

Exhibit sales are well underway. Please review our live online 2024 Vancouver Booth Availability Guide showing what booths are available. If you hover over an open booth (orange) it will show you the size and cost of the booth, and if you hover over a booked booth (black), it will show you what company will be exhibiting in that space.

Please also review the full floor plan showing booth proximity to all the entrances, bathrooms, loading docks etc.

Membership with CHFA is a requirement of our exhibit applications, so the first step is to apply for membership online if you’re not an active member. 

If you are a CHFA member, please use the instructions below to book your booth within your member dashboard.

  1. Review the 2024 Vancouver Booth Availability Guide for what booths are available; if you hover over an open booth (orange) it will show you the size and cost of the booth, and if you hover over a booked booth (black), it will show you what company will be exhibiting in that space.
  2. Log into your Member Dashboard
  3. Click the ‘CHFA NOW Vancouver 2024 Exhibitor Application’ link under the ‘Trade Show Exhibit Info’ section. 
  4. Select your desired booth(s) on the floorplan, click ‘continue to payment’ at the top of the page, and pay your booth fees directly in your dashboard.   
  5. Once your payment has been received, you will receive an official booth confirmation email. 


Please review the Exhibitor Terms and Conditions prior to booking your booth. 

A copy of your invoices is available through your CHFA member dashboard. Click here to log in now and view your invoice details. To review the Exhibitor Terms & Conditions, click here.

Booth fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable per our Exhibitor Terms and Conditions and no refunds are being issued for deposits that have been paid at the point that an exhibitor wishes to cancel. If you would like to proceed with canceling your booking, please email sales@chfa.ca. 

Click here to access your Member Dashboard. Your username is your company email, and you can use the Password Reset function to create a new password. If you need additional assistance, please email info@chfa.ca.

To login to the Member Dashboard for the first time, please follow these simple steps: 

  • Go to www.chfa.ca/login
  • Select “Retrieve Password
  • You will receive an email with a link to change your password

Since active membership is a component of our exhibit applications, you’ll have to renew your membership in order to book your booth. Please contact our Member Care team at info@chfa.ca. Once your membership is active, you’ll be able to book your booth within your member dashboard.  

Our trade shows attract retailers from across the country and from a variety of channels, including independent health food stores, grocery-mass, drug, online, and specialty. We also welcome our large network of broker and distributor partners who are looking for the next great brand to represent!

CHFA NOW is Canada’s largest trade show dedicated to natural and organic health and wellness. Below are just a few of the great reasons to exhibit: 

  • Meet up with top retailers, buyers and category managers from across the country  
  • Get new products noticed by putting them in the spotlight   
  • Create brand awareness and recognition in front of a highly targeted audience  
  • Build your presence in the community, connecting with industry peers and press  
  • Stay ahead of trends, innovation, strategy, and regulatory affairs with your all-access conference pass  

CHFA NOW Event Website 

This is your go-to place for all things CHFA NOW including conference and tradeshow dates, times and locations, our schedule of events, our growing list of exhibitors and retailer attendees, information on health & safety, and much more.

Exhibitor Manual (Success Guide): 

Our Exhibitor Manual is your go-to guide for everything you’ll need to know about being an exhibitor. It includes key dates and deadlines you need to be aware of, booth display guidelines, food sampling application forms, exhibitor badge registration, links to purchase show services like electrical, furniture/accessory rentals, and onsite cold storage, general show policies, and much more. It also includes a promotional toolkit with assets that you can utilize to spread the word about your participation in email and on social.

The Exhibitor Manual will be available soon!

Throughout the conference and trade show days, we are ensuring our guests are well fed this year with multiple food options to enjoy.

Our Conference Networking Corner stations will keep you fuelled throughout the day with a gourmet espresso bar, snacks and hydration stations located outside rooms 209 and 208.

Our NEW Networking & Chill Lounge located down aisle 200 is where our attendees and exhibitors can purchase food and beverages from the café or food trucks. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options are available. Food trucks will be on site from 12:00 – 1:00 PM, and the café is open from 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM.

Our commitment is to keep our community safe, and we continue to follow guidance from the Province of B.C and the Vancouver Convention Centre. We’ve also implemented enhanced cleaning, sanitization, and safety protocols during the show to help participants feel safe, including contactless registration.

As and when provincial health and safety policies change, we will be sure to keep you informed of any critical policy updates so that you can plan for a safe, healthy, and successful show.

At CHFA, our commitment is always to deliver value for our members, and there’s never been a more important time to join the community and bring better health to more Canadians. We provide a full range of services that positively impact our member businesses and the industry, including access to our iconic tradeshows, ongoing industry insights and education, advocacy efforts, regulatory support, and access to exclusive discounts from our benefit partners that offer you cost savings in a variety of areas. For more information on membership, please click here or contact membership@chfa.ca.

We’re here to help! If you have any questions about our association or events, please get in touch with any of our teams below: