"Host your conference or meeting in Winnipeg and tap into the strength of our developed key sectors for partnerships, opportunities, and insights."

Agribusiness

Winnipeg is a global agricultural powerhouse with more than 140 years of expertise. As a hub for agricultural activities, our city offers fertile ground to grow your next Ag conference’s potential. Winnipeg is home to many of Canada’s leading international agribusiness companies and industry associations, along with a mature agri-food research and development ecosystem. We have a collaborative business environment and easy access to markets in North America and beyond. “Combine” that with a bumper crop of local Ag ambassadors, potential speakers and facility tours in order reap the rewards of hosting your next meeting here.

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Grace Hicks

Grace Hicks
Business Development Manager
1 204 954 1981

Community Strong

Grow your conference attendance with ease – Winnipeg boasts:

  • 1.5 B

    invested in agri-food since 2016

  • 13,800

    agribusiness employees in Winnipeg CMA

  • 1865

    agribusiness companies in Winnipeg CMA

  • 24

    R&D centres supporting the industry

Plant the seeds of knowledge

Harvest Winnipeg’s local expertise in the agribusiness sector, offering leadership and new developments in four key areas:

Digital agriculture

Based in Winnipeg, Farmers Edge is known as the world’s most respected leader in digital agriculture. Our city is working to leverage digital disruption in the industry internationally.

Global research

Winnipeg has a bountiful crop of leaders in agriculture research, including Canadian International Grains Institute, the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Red River College’s Prairie Research Kitchen, the Richardson Innovation Centre and the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine.

Grain industry

The historic home to Western Canada’s grain industry, our city boasts the largest players including Richardson International, Parrish & Heimbecker, Paterson GlobalFoods, Cargill and G3.

Protein innovation

Innovative research and a government-backed global protein strategy have supported significant new investments in plant and animal protein in Manitoba, including Merit Functional Foods and Roquette—the world’s largest pea processing facility.