West Coast Women's Show

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

Our show features nine popular theme areas, including Beauty, Health & Wellness, Fashion & Style, World of Taste, Vegan & Sustainable, Artisans Marketplace, Home & Design, Travel, and Careers. Each theme area offers exhibitors an opportunity to showcase their products and services to a diverse audience of engaged and enthusiastic women. Our show’s attendees come with strong purchasing power and a desire to discover and experience new products, making our theme areas the perfect place to promote your brand and engage with potential customers.


Experience 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 & Wellness

Embrace 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 & Style

Meet 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 Taste

Satisfy 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 & Sustainable

Discover 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.

Artisans Marketplace

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 & Design

Explore 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!


Discover 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.

Why Exhibit?

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.

Build Relationships

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 Audience

Our 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 Power

Not 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 Marketing

88% 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 Campaign

Big 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 Launch

The show provides an ideal platform for introducing new products and services, gathering feedback from potential customers, and generating valuable leads for future sales.

Celebrity Speakers

The 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 Connected

Build 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

Bucking all retail trends with exhibitors across the board reporting their strongest year ever for both at-show sales and lead generation, the West Coast Women’s Show continues to be the best place to build year-round relationships with women – the most powerful and influential consumers in the marketplace.

Read what our exhibitors from 2022 are saying about the show.

We have been absolutely blown away not only by the reception here at the show, but by everything that the West Coast Women’s Show team have done to promote the show. The reception here at the show has been amazing. We have already signed up for next year!
Kathryn Hepher
It’s been super successful for us. We’ve been able to engage with thousands of consumers, and it’s been such a great quality of consumer. It’s been very busy from start to finish. We have gone through more apples than I thought possible!
Cosmic Crisp
Nicole Finelli
Our company had the most amazing experience and have already prebooked for the 2023 show. We are definitely getting a bigger booth next year! We booked very last minute and the management team for the show was so wonderful and accommodating. I can’t sing their praises enough.
Newleaf Total Wellness Centre
DeVera Nybo
Terrific show! My only regret is not having more staff there to accommodate your amazing turnout! We are looking to book a 20x30 in the same location next year!
BC Skincare Solutions
Leoz Rafaeli
This show has been fantastic! We always get great people at the booth. Even the vendors talk about how much fun they have at the show. We raised a record amount for BCSPCA this weekend. Again, thank you and your wonderful staff.
Your Choice To Donate
Lori King
Thank you West Coast Women's Show for an amazing weekend, and everyone for the overwhelming love and support!
Isabella Almeida
You guys have been just amazing to work with. You have gone above and beyond for my booth staff this weekend. Thank you so so much for all you have done.
Pam Sikma
That was such a fun show! We sold out of literally our entire product range – arriving with thousands of dollars worth of products and leaving with zero.
Kris Lakatos
Really appreciate your awesome organizational skills. The show runs so smoothly, you make it look easy!
Sugar Free Please Foods
June Alexander

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.

Sponsors and Media Partners

Thank you to our sponsors and media partners! They are an integral part of the West Coast Women’s Show’s continued success.
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