We are proud to announce upcoming 2020 Trade Shows

Dear Buyers and Exhibitors,

Considering the current recommendations regarding large gatherings, we regret to announce that the Atlantic Retail Fair, which was scheduled in Halifax on April 5-7th will be postponed at this time.

As the situation evolves, we will continue to update you with any news relating to upcoming shows.

Wishing you health. Thank you for your support. We look forward to seeing you all in the near future.

Trader's Forum Team

IMPROVE YOUR PROFIT MARGINS AND
KEEP YOUR STORE RUNNING

UPCOMING TRADE SHOWS

HALIFAX

April 5-7, 2020

HALIFAX EXHIBITION
CENTRE

*Postponed*

200 Prospect Road,
Halifax, NS B3T 1P2

TORONTO

May 12-14, 2020

THE INTERNATIONAL
CENTRE, HALL 3

*New Hall*

6900 Airport Road, Hall 3
Mississauga, ON, L4V 1E8

TORONTO

August 9-11, 2020

THE INTERNATIONAL
CENTRE, HALL 2

*New Hall*

6900 Airport Road, Hall 2
Mississauga, ON, L4V 1E8

SHOW PREVIEW

Presenting a
Category Supplier in
Greeting Cards

A-Line Greetings

EDMONTON

August 24-25, 2020

RADISSON HOTEL &
CONVENTION CENTRE

4520 76 Avenue NW,
Edmonton, AB, T6B 0A5

MONTRÉAL

31 août - 2 septembre 2020

PLACE SPORTS EXPERTS
(formerly Place Forzani)

4855, rue Louis-B.-Mayer,
Laval, QC, H7P 6C8

HALIFAX

Dates to be announced

HALIFAX EXHIBITION
CENTRE

200 Prospect Road,
Halifax, NS B3T 1P2

MONTRÉAL

JANVIER 19-21, 2020

PLACE SPORTS EXPERTS
(formerly Place Forzani)

4855, rue Louis-B.-Mayer,
Laval, QC, H7P 6C8

TORONTO

January 25-28, 2020

THE INTERNATIONAL
CENTRE, HALL 5

6900 Airport Road, Hall 5
Mississauga, ON, L4V 1E8

EDMONTON

February 24-25, 2020

RADISSON HOTEL &
CONVENTION CENTRE

4520 76 Avenue NW,
Edmonton, AB, T6B 0A5

HALIFAX

April 5-7, 2020

HALIFAX EXHIBITION
CENTRE

200 Prospect Road,
Halifax, NS B3T 1P2

Retail Tips

June – August

  • Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16.
  • Create and decorate a “Dad” section.
  • Feature a wedding endcap, bridal shower and baby endcaps early in the summer.
  • Stock up on fireworks, flags, red and white balloons, cups napkins and other party accessories for Canada Day – July 1st.
  • Stock up on items for Canada’s 150 years celebration.
  • Start pre- booking for upcoming Valentine’s Day, Easter and Spring
  • Start building your back to school section at the end of July. Include stationery, backpacks, lunch snacks, etc.

May – Mother’s Day:

  • Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12
  • Make and display Gift Baskets on May 1st, include picture frames.
  • All cottage and camping gear should be out at the beginning of the month.
  • Display an endcap of fireworks for Victoria Day,  May 20
  • Have teacher thank you cards and gifts on display throughout the month.