Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Stay Tuned!

2020 BC Seafood Expo, June 17 & 18
Comox Valley, BC, Canada

Announcement: 2020 BC Seafood Trade Expo Postponed – April 20, 2020

Today we are saddened to have to announce that the BC Seafood Trade Expo, originally scheduled June 17 & 18, 2020, will be postponed due to COVID-19, and the important government measures in place and announced over the weekend.

We are actively working to secure late fall dates to host a modified Trade Expo in 2020, while also planning for the return of the Festival and Trade Expo once again for the regular schedule dates June 11 – 20, 2021; stay tuned.

For those that have already purchased delegate passes, trade show booths and sponsorships, an email will be sent to you shortly in regards next steps. Kindly wait for that email before contacting the Festival and Trade Expo; our thanks in advance for your patience.

Please consider supporting your local BC seafood producers when you can. Look for their products online and in local groceries stores. Stay tuned for news about companies that are open for delivery and a list of local retail stores that carry BC Seafood.

BC Seafood Expo & Trade Show

Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Check out the highlights and successes from 2019 – click here.

The countdown is on for one of the largest seafood industry trade events in the Pacific Northwest attracting suppliers, qualified domestic and international buyers, distributors, producers, industry leaders and government representatives to network, meet and grow the seafood industry.


Delegate Registration

The Expo features over 50 Trade Show exhibitors, international buyers delegation, leading speakers in their fields and provides a venue to network with industry leaders.

The BC Seafood Expo All Access Pass includes:

  • Trade Show Floor Pass
  • Conference sessions access
  • B2B Meeting registration access
  • June 17 & 18 networking lunches
  • June 17 & 18 Keynote sessions
  • June 17 International Buyers Reception
  • June 18 Air Canada Cargo Reception: “Business after Business”

SAVE $150 with early bird pricing – limited amount available!

Purchase All Access Pass

Exhibitor Registration

The BC Seafood Expo Trade Show is an excellent opportunity to showcase your services to a diverse range of both wild fishery and seafood sectors and leaders.

Exhibitor benefits include:

  • Access to the qualified international seafood buyers delegation, hosted by the Agrifood division of the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development & Competitiveness
  • Learning from seafood industry experts and academics during the Expo conference
  • Participation in Pre and Post Conference site visits and tours
  • Connecting with BC Seafood Industry growers, harvesters, processors, suppliers, and distributors
  • One BC Seafood Expo All Access Pass

Book before March 31 and SAVE $100 with early bird registration!

Register your booth

Key Buyers’ Program

Comox Valley, British Columbia, Canada
June 15 – 19, 2020

Join the BC Seafood Expo Key Buyers’ Program for VIP access to the BC Seafood Expo trade show floor and B2B match making program. Exclusive benefits and opportunities are arranged for participants in order to increase the value and efficiency of attending.

Limited spots available, bookings are first come first serve.

Learn More & Book Now

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Enhance your exposure and get more at the BC Seafood Expo with strategic sponsorship opportunities at the $1000, $2500 or $5000 levels which includes your Trade Show Booth, as well as additional exposure in BC Seafood Expo marketing & communication materials!

View Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities and Register as a Sponsor

Meet Buyers and Seafood Leaders to Grow Your Bottom-line!

The BC Seafood Expo Trade Show provides businesses the opportunity to meet face-to-face and showcase their products & services to seafood buyers, exporters, distributors and other providers from throughout BC and the pacific northwest. Make connections, secure deals and grow your network with an Expo Trade Show Booth package, which ALSO includes access to dynamic Expo workshops, panel discussions and the International Buyers Reception.

BC Seafood Expo Exhibitor Information

Thank you to our 2019 Keynote Speakers

2020 keynote speakers & sessions information coming soon

Session 4: Keynote Plenary – Innovations & Advances in Farmed, Harvest & Wild Fisheries: Leading Sustainability and Seafood Industries

June 12, 1pm – 2pm

Brief introduction of everyone and introduction of what is happening live stream/podcast, on a conversation between the farmers and chefs. Highlighting aquacultural advancements and techniques used to ensure sustainable practices and Customer approach on farmed fish vs. wild.


Session 9: Keynote Plenary – International Year of the Salmon: Sustaining Salmon in a Rapidly Changing World

June 13, 1pm – 2pm

The International Year of the Salmon (IYS) is a five-year outreach and research initiative of the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) and the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO). Join Mark Saunders the IYS Director for the Pacific and a panel of experts including IYS Chef Ambassador Ned Bell, award winning scientist Dick Beamish and Tawney Lem, Executive Director of the West Coast Aquatic to the learn about the IYS and the transformative work being done to ensure we sustain salmon.


International Buyers B2B Export Café

The International Buyers delegation for the BC Seafood Expo has been confirmed by the of Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development & Competitiveness and Global Affairs Canada. Buyers from around the world come together and registered Expo Delegates and Trade Show exhibitors have the opportunity to request a B2B Export Café meeting with buyers for exclusive access and get down to the business of selling seafood and related services.

BC Seafood Expo International Buyers Reception

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 5:30-8:30pm

2020 International Buyers list coming soon.  To see the full list of 2019 International Buyers, click here.  

The Trade Show floors will be converted into a bountiful seafood tasting journey, where guests will enjoy networking, deal making and roaming to numerous Chef Stations to meet incredible regional chefs as they present an array of BC seafood dishes from top shellfish and finfish producers. Not only will Expo Trade Show exhibitors, delegates and other VIPs be in attendance, the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development & Competitiveness and Global Affairs’ International Seafood Buyers delegation from around the world, will also attend, as part of their tour itinerary.

The All Access Pass includes an International Buyers Reception ticket

Purchase Additional Tickets Here

2020 International Buyers Reception Chefs

Chris Andraza

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar - Vancouver, BC

Andre Durbach

Il Falcone - Courtenay, BC

Yolanda MacLaren

Custom Gourmet Catering - Comox Valley, BC

Jeff Hall

The White Whale

Getting here

Click here to learn more about getting to the Comox Valley.

2020 Volunteers Wanted!

We need some fintastic volunteers to make the 2020 BC Seafood Expo another huge success!

Learn More  or  Sign Up Here


Best Western
Call now to book: 1-800-668-7797
Travelodge Courtenay
Call now to book: 1-800-795-9486.
Bayview Hotel
Call now to book: 1-778-225-0010.
Old House Hotel & Spa
Call now to book: 1-888-703-0202.
Crown Isle Resort
Call now to book: 1-888-338-8439.
Super 8 by Wyndham Courtenay
Call now to book: 1-877-393-2200.
Comox Valley Inn & Suites
Call now to book: 1-800-811-5955.
River Heights Motel
Call now to book: 1-888-873-7022.

2020 Sponsors

Want to become a 2020 BC Seafood Expo sponsor? Click here to view the Sponsorship Package.

Contact Us

For any questions regarding the BC Seafood Expo, Trade Show space, and sponsorship, contact:

Comox Valley Economic Development
#200-580 Duncan Ave
Courtenay, BC V9N 2M7

phone 250-334-2427
tollfree 1-877-848-2427
fax 250-334-2414


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