Program at a Glance

   Monday, April 23, 2018 Location
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Area Open VCC West
     
   Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Location
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Area Open VCC West
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Retail Tour 8:00 a.m. Departure from Vancouver Convention Centre
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CPMA Members' Annual General Meeting Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Half Your Plate Hockey Classic Britannia Rink – 1661 Napier St.
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Chair’s Welcome Reception TELUS World of Science
     
   Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Location
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Freggie Fun Run (5K run or 2K walk) Jack Poole Plaza
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Area Open VCC West
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Delegate and Companion Breakfast VCC West – Ballroom C
9:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Retail Produce Manager Session VCC West – Room 114/115
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Business Session VCC West – Room 109/110
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Companion Program VCC West – Room 113
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Delegate Lunch VCC West – Ballroom C
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Trade Show Opening Ceremony VCC West – Hall C Foyer
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Trade Show VCC West – Halls B2-3 & C
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Learning Lounges Trade Show floor
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Fresh Drinks for Young Professionals
Networking Event
VCC West – Room 109
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Women in Produce Networking Reception VCC West – Room 110
9:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. After Party Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
     
   Thursday, April 26, 2018 Location
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration Area Open VCC West
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Awards Brunch VCC West – Ballroom C
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show VCC West – Halls B2-3 & C
12:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Learning Lounges Trade Show floor
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Annual Banquet Reception VCC West – Ballroom Foyer
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Annual Banquet VCC West – Ballrooms C & D
  

Program subject to change.

Our 2018 Convention and Trade Show will take place at the following location:
Vancouver Convention Centre - West Building
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC
V6C 0C3