2017 BC Seafood Expo

Thank you! On behalf of the BC Seafood Expo Steering Committee, thanks to the numerous exhibitors, the hundreds of delegates, Ministry of International Trade Seafood Buyers, Media, sponsors and speakers who attended the 2017 BC Seafood Expo to make it the success it was! Click here to view the growing media coverage of the seafood industry that resulted from the BC Seafood Expo and the BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival. Save the date for the 12th annual BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, June 8-17, 2018.

Click here to view the BC Seafood Month proclamation

2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Ned Bell

Ocean Wise

Terry O’Reilly

CBC Radio One - Under The Influence

2017 EXPO SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

Robert Hanner

University of Guelph

Xiaonan Lu

UBC

Stephen Neel

Global Cold Chain Alliance

Gabriel Ibarra

Albion Farms & Fisheries

Pauline Stevenson

Excel Career College

Sarah Dudas

Vancouver Island University

Stephen Cross

North Island College

Shannon Balfry

BC Centre for Aquatic Health Science

Kevin Onclin

Badinotti Net Services Canada Ltd.

Ahmed Siah

BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Gabrielle Kosmider

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Tony Farrell

UBC

Darlene Winterburn

BCSGA

Wiley Evans

Hakai Institute

Amelia Hesketh

UBC

Debby Ianson

Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Wendy Vandersteen

Miracle Springs Inc.

Terry Brooks

Golden Eagle Aquaculture

Justin Henry

Northern Divine Aquafarms

Chris Roberts

Nanwakolas Council

Shannan Brown

Cermaq Canada

Mark Winowich

Vitsab International AB

Myron Roth

BC Ministry of Agriculture

Brendan Harnett

Flying Fresh Air Freight

Dan McPhee

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Daniel Rabu

Haida Seafood Products, and Pacific Coastal Shellfish Ltd.

George Iwama

UBC

Dean Dobrinsky

Marine Harvest Canada

Allison Witter

BC Ministry of Agriculture

Geoff Krause

Pacific Urchin Harvesters Association

Grant Dovey

Underwater Harvester Association

Jesse Ronquillo

North Island College

Steve Williams

Gfresh

Michele Patterson

Vancouver Island University

2017 INTERNATIONAL BUYERS AND MEDIA RECEPTION

BC Seafood Expo International Buyers and Media Reception; Where Surf Meets Turf

Attendees will be immersed in a seafood tasting journey visiting 10+ Chef Stations where top international and domestic chefs will present an array of shellfish & fin fish dishes, not to mention locally produced pork, bison and beef stations. Join delegates, VIPs, plus 25+ Ministry of International Trade Seafood Buyers, and visiting international media in celebration of British Columbia’s seafood sector; proudly sponsored in part by Flying Fresh Air Freight.

2017 PARTICIPATING CHEFS

INTERNATIONAL CHEFS

Chindi Varadarajulu

L'attitude 49

Freddy Raoult

The Nest

E. Michael Reidt

Pilgrim Culinary INC

LOCAL & DOMESTIC CHEFS

Laura Agnew

As You Like It Catering

Dave Ryan

Vancouver Community College

Geoffrey Davidson

Vic's Steakhouse & Bar

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
email       info@investcomoxvalley.com

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