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Canadian Food & Drink Summit 2017: Measuring Performance, Taking Stock, Inspiring Action • Dec 5–6, 2017  Calgary

Evening Culinary Reception • Dec 4, 2017  Calgary

Canada’s food system is broad and complex, and this event is an effective forum for sector leaders from across Canada to share their ideas, address the challenges, and identify new opportunities.

The Conference Board’s convening capacity enables us to bring together numerous significant stakeholders and key players to share insights, dialogue about the latest research results, and find common ground for the vision and action steps to achieve positive change.

The Summit will bring together over 200+ industry leaders, policy experts, government representatives, and other key players from Canada's food and beverage and related sectors to discuss, learn, and debate sectoral approaches, food performance, and potential opportunities.

This unique environment of learning, sharing, and networking will provide participants with ample time and opportunities to connect with speakers and experts, engage in meaningful conversations, and cultivate strategic partnerships.

Summit attendees will include:

  • Input suppliers
  • Producers
  • Regulators
  • Distributors
  • Processors and manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Food service providers
  • Government officials
  • Associations
  • Academics
  • Unions
  • Advocates
  • Independent experts
  • Non-profit organizations
  • and more

Sponsored By

We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for their contribution to this event.


CED logo

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Logo

Canadian Beef


The Tastemarket by SAIT logo




Dalhousie University logo

Farm Credit Canada logo


Ayming logo

Canada's Smartest Kitchen logo

Choose Lethbridge logo

Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) logo

Olds College logo

Reception Sponsors

Alberta Brewers logo

Great Estates Okanagan

Marketing Partners

Alberta Food Processors Association (AFPA) logo

Canadian Federation of Agriculture logo

Canadian Nutrition Society logo

Farm Management Canada logo

Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association logo

Media Partners

Alberta Farmer Express logo

Food in Canada logo

Glacier FarmMedia logo

Manitoba Cooperator logo

The Western Producer logo

The details of this event are subject to change. Please revisit this page periodically for updated information.