Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Information Sources

Exhibitor information can also be found at https://bcseafoodexpo.com/#exhibit or contact Mark McDonald, mark@businessexaminer.ca

Seafood Expo and Trade Show Complex

Parking lot map:

2019 Trade Show Floor Plans

Florence Filberg Centre on Google Maps.
Please find the building information here.

Native Sons Hall on Google Maps.
Please find the building information here.

Sid Williams Theatre on Google Maps.
Please find the Sid Williams Theatre seating map here.


For accommodations, please find the different ways to stay in the Comox Valley here.


Maps & Directions

Please find information on the different ways of getting to the Comox Valley here.

Trade Show

Trade Show Coordinator

Mark McDonald, 1-866-758-2684 Ext 120, mark@businessexaminer.ca

2020 Trade Show Schedule

Tuesday, June 16

Exhibitor Move-in: 3:30pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday, June 17

Exhibitor Move-in: 7:00am – 8:30am

Trade Show Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Thursday, June 18

Trade Show Hours: 9:00am – 3:30pm

Exhibitor Move-out: 3:30 – 4:30pm

Please note that move-in must be completed by 9am Wednesday June 17, 2019. Move-in is not permitted during the show hours.

No taking down of displays is permitted until the official closing time of 3:30 pm. All exhibitors must be available for the full trade show times.

The full program and descriptions of Expo and Trade Show events is updated regularly and can be found at https://bcseafoodexpo.com/.

Exhibitor Parking

Parking is available for Expo delegates and trade show exhibitors at the Florence Filberg Centre, lower level off Anderton Avenue, upper level off 5th, and at the Native Sons Hall.

Exhibitor Package

Each exhibitor package includes

  • 8’x8’ booth area with an 8’ high drapery back wall and a 3’ high drapery side wall
  • Complimentary electrical plug
  • Complimentary 6’ skirted table and chairs
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Exclusive access to the international seafood buyers delegation
  • 1 Expo All Access Pass (for the exhibitor)

All personnel working at your booth must be registered in order to have access to the event.

For additional Expo All Access Passes for other booth personnel register here. The All Access Pass includes:

  • Trade show floor pass
  • Conference sessions access
  • June 17 & 18 keynote sessions
  • June 17 & 18 lunches
  • June 17 International Buyers Reception
  • June 18 Air Canada Cargo Reception: Business After Business

See Additional Registration and Ticket Purchase section below for more information.

Trade Show Layout

Exhibitor booths will be located in the designated trade show areas at the Florence Filberg Centre and Native Sons Hall or outside in the central parking area of the complex. Exhibitors will be provided their booth location upon check-in at the trade show registration located in the Filberg Centre Lobby.

Moving Equipment

The Filberg Centre does not have equipment such as a hand trucks or dollys. If this equipment is required, please bring your own or make arrangements with Black and White Rentals at 1-250-954-1401 or info@bwparty.com.

If you require additional equipment or furniture for your booth, please contact Black and White Rentals at 1-250-954-1401 or info@bwparty.com.


Exhibitors are responsible for having insurance for their equipment.


The Seafood Festival is not liable for lost items. During trade show hours, please do not leave valuables at your booth unattended. The outer doors will be locked when the trade show is not open, however please ensure you take all valuables with you when you leave for the night.

Additional Registrations and Ticket Purchase

Additional Seafood Expo All Access passes, which would provide entry to all sessions and key note presentations, lunches and the International Buyers Reception can be purchased online here.

Seafood Expo and Trade Show Events

Visit https://bcseafoodexpo.com/ to view the latest Expo program, session summaries, presentations and speaker bios.

Seafood Festival Information

The BC Seafood Expo and Trade Show is part of the 10 day BC Seafood Festival. For information on the many public events organized for this celebration of BC seafood see https://bcseafoodfestival.com/.