"Host your conference or meeting in Winnipeg and tap into the strength of our developed key sectors for partnerships, opportunities, and insights."
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.
Grow your conference attendance with ease – Winnipeg boasts:
invested in agri-food since 2016
agribusiness employees in Winnipeg CMA
agribusiness companies in Winnipeg CMA
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meeting Track Record
2017 - Agricultural Bioscience International Conference
Agricultural Bioscience Innovation Centre Foundation Inc.
2019 - 103rd Annual Meeting
Potato Association of America
2018 - Annual Conference and Tradeshow
Agricultural Manufacturers of Canada
2022 - Annual Summer Meeting
Egg Farmers of Canada
2019 - CAAR Conference
Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers
Did you Know?
Winnipeg’s post-secondary institutions offer more than 20 programs devoted to agriculture, food and animal sciences, agroecology and agri-business development.