Western Canada's Largest Women's Event
TRADEX, Abbotsford — October 13, 14 & 15, 2023
BC Place Stadium, Vancouver — November 17, 18 & 19, 2023
Delivering the Retail Spending Power of 60,000+ Customers
Welcome to the West Coast Women’s Show, the largest and most exciting event for women in Western Canada. We’ve been a staple in the community for over 20 years, and we’re thrilled to offer you the opportunity to be a part of this amazing celebration of women.
With over 25,000 attendees and 400 booths, the West Coast Women’s Show is the perfect place to showcase your products, services, or ideas. Our visitors come from all over the region to indulge in the ultimate shopping experience, learn from our inspiring speakers and presenters, and connect with other women. With each woman making 75% to 100% of household purchasing decisions, the show effectively delivers the retail spending power of over 60,000 consumers.
Whether you’re a local business looking to expand your customer base, or a start-up seeking to build brand awareness, our show provides a unique opportunity to engage with your target market, grow your network, and increase your sales.
Exhibit Theme Areas
BeautyExperience a world of indulgence in skincare, makeup, and beauty products. Meet industry experts and watch live demos. Connect with influencers and discover the latest trends and techniques.
Health & WellnessEmbrace a healthier lifestyle with exhibits featuring the latest in nutrition, wellness, and fitness products. Take advantage of interactive workshops and wellness zones for a truly immersive experience.
Fashion & StyleMeet designers and stylists who’ll help keep you on-trend with the latest in fashion and style. From affordable basics to designer labels, our exhibitors offer a wide range of clothing and accessories for every style and budget.
World of TasteSatisfy your palate with a variety of food and drink exhibitors, from local artisanal products to international cuisine. Try new and exciting flavors, discover unique products, and connect with food industry experts.
Vegan & SustainableDiscover ethical and sustainable products that make a difference in the world. From eco-friendly fashion to plant-based food and cruelty-free beauty products, explore the latest innovations and trends in ethical living.
Get your Christmas shopping done early! The Artisans Marketplace celebrates all things crafty, unique and Canadian featuring a unique shopping experience for handmade products: gourmet foods, crafts, jewellery, and more!
Home & DesignExplore the world of design, décor and lifestyle. Featuring top home décor exhibitors, unique products and services, this is the perfect place to discover new ideas and inspiration for your living space.
Travel & Adventure
Experience the world of adventure and explore exotic destinations, all while meeting with expert travel advisors and companies who will help you make your dream trip a reality. The world is at your fingertips!
MarketplaceDiscover local entrepreneurs and small business owners and support their endeavors. Shop unique products and services, connect with passionate business owners, and help drive the local economy.
Reach the Most Powerful Consumers in the Marketplace
Women have long been recognized as a driving force in the global economy making the majority of household purchasing decisions across a wide range of industries. From food and beverages to health and wellness, home goods, and more, women are the key decision-makers who have the power to shape the marketplace. This influence is only increasing as more women join the workforce and gain greater economic power, making them an essential audience for any business looking to succeed in today’s marketplace.
- Women account for 85% of all consumer purchases, and influence up to 95% of total purchases.
- Women are the primary decision-makers for household purchases in 85% of Canadian homes.
- Women are the driving force behind multiple consumer segments including health and wellness (80%), home (91%), food (84%), beauty (93%), and travel (88%).
- 86% of women visit a show to make a purchase.
- 83% of women make purchases with vendors after visiting a show.
Exhibit at the West Coast Women’s Show to tap into the immense purchasing power of women in Western Canada. Women are the most powerful consumers in the marketplace, and our show provides a unique opportunity to engage with this demographic, generate leads, and make sales. Don’t miss out on the chance to increase your visibility, connect with potential customers, and drive revenue.
The show effectively delivers the retail spending power of 60,000+ consumers; reach one woman, and you reach 28 others in her personal circle or network!
Targeted AudienceOur show visitors live in some of the fastest growing communities in all of Canada! Reach a qualified audience of highly engaged women — the most powerful consumers.
Spending PowerNot only do our attendees spend over $1.6 million during their visit, over 80% say they will be making purchases with exhibitors after the show!
Experiential Marketing88% of consumers said that if they enjoy an experiential interaction with a product or service away from the store, they’ll usually remember to add it to their shopping list.
$400,000 Ad CampaignBig shows have big advertising budgets. Our advertising & publicity campaign is valued at over $400,000 and includes newspaper, TV, radio, email, and social media.
Product LaunchThe show provides an ideal platform for introducing new products and services, gathering feedback from potential customers, and generating valuable leads for future sales.
Celebrity SpeakersThe show is renowned for its celebrity speakers and special presentations. Some of our previous celebrities include Cheryl Hickey, Bif Naked, Eric Braeden, Peter Bergman, Colin & Justin, Chef Massimo Capra, Stephanie Labbé, and dozens more!
Stay ConnectedBuild your own opt-in email and sales database at the show! All exhibitors receive their own year-round Online Listing along with opportunities for digital advertising and social media contests.
35 Years of Experience
Our professional show team leads the industry with over 35 years of success producing and marketing leading consumer shows, exhibitions, and special events at the largest facilities in BC.
The Can't-Miss Marketing Event of the Year
Read what our exhibitors from 2022 are saying about the show.
Book Both Shows, Get 15% BC Place Discount
We are now accepting applications from new exhibitors. For the best booth choices and to receive priority booking, submit your application now indicating your top 4 booth choice locations – we will be booking booth space for all new exhibitors in the order that we receive the applications.
As we will be holding two shows in 2023, exhibitors that participate in both the TRADEX and BC Place Stadium shows will receive a 15% discount on their BC Place invoice. Please note that the discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or sponsorship; and will only apply if the exhibit space booked for the TRADEX show is at least the same size as that booked for the BC Place Stadium show.
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