Oct 25-26, 2022 | Toronto Congress Centre


Discounts and Deals

Hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip. Please know that they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the conference and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences. Should you be contacted by one of these companies. Please contactDiana Stevenson.

The Westin Toronto Airport Hotel

The Westin Toronto Airport is located just five minutes from Pearson International Airport (YYZ) via our complimentary shuttle bus service.

Group rate of $189/Night

Start Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
End Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020


Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport

970 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON
Preferred rate is $159 / night
Call reservations department: 416-674-4343
Ask for the Grocery Innovations Canada group rate. Group Code: GRO
Online Booking Code: Grocery Innovations Canada

Air Canada

Air Canada Promotion Code:  DRKB8DW1

-The travel period begins Tuesday, October 20, 2020 and ends Wednesday, November 04, 2020.
-Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
-No discount will apply to Standard bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Standard.
-However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.

The discount is applicable on the following routes:
From – To
-All Canada – Toronto All Airports (YTZ,YYZ) (ON)
-All International – Toronto All Airports (YTZ,YYZ) (ON)
-All Sun – Toronto All Airports (YTZ,YYZ) (ON)
-All USA – Toronto All Airports (YTZ,YYZ) (ON)

-No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango.

Eligible Tickets
-A ticket is eligible for the discount provided it has been purchased on aircanada.com, and provided the Promotion Code has been applied at time of purchase. Any ticket not purchased on aircanada.com for the purposes of travel to an Event will not qualify for any benefits provided by the Meetings and Conventions Product. A ticket purchased on aircanada.combut for which the applicable Promotion Code was not entered or was entered incorrectly will not be eligible for the

-The Discount is applied to the fare at the time that the travel ticket with Air Canada is purchased. The Discount and the fare are subject to all applicable taxes and surcharges.

Eligible Routes
-Only bookings made to the designated convention city are eligible for the Discount. Bookings originating in the convention city are not eligible.
Changes. The Discounts, the Meetings and Conventions Travel Services, these Terms and Conditions, Air Canada’s fares, schedules and policies, and any and all equipment used in connection with the provision of the Meetings and Conventions Travel Services may be changed or terminated by Air Canada at any time and for any reason, in each case without notice or liability. Air Canada may terminate or reduce flights to any Event city at any time and for any reason without notice or liability.

-Should your Organization appoint a travel management company (the “Agent”), your organization shall, and shall cause the Agent to, abide by the applicable fare rules contained in Air Canada’s tariffs. Failure to comply with the fare ticketing rules, and these terms and conditions will result in the issuance of debit memos.
-Indemnification and Liability. Air Canada will not be liable for delays or cancellations caused by strikes, labor disputes, government actions, weather, or any cause beyond Air Canada’s control. Your Organization, in agreeing to designate Air Canada the Official Canadian Airline of the Event in consideration for the Discounts, releases and waives by that fact any claims against Air Canada regarding cancellations of flights or any of the changes described in section 5 of these Terms and Conditions above, and shall indemnify and hold harmless Air Canada, its parent companies, directors, employees, agents, affiliates and subsidiaries from and against any claim, demand, loss, expenses (including, but not limited to, any reasonable attorneys’ fees), damage and any other liability or prejudice that results from your Organization’s or Your Agent’s breach of or non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions or arising during or in connection with your Organization’s, your Agent’s or the Eligible Travellers’ use of the Meetings and Conventions Travel Services or by their negligence or willful misconduct of your Organization, your Agent or the Eligible Travellers. This section shall survive indefinitely, regardless of any change or termination or these Terms and Conditions or the Meetings and Conventions Travel Services.
Independent Contractor. No agency, partnership or joint venture relationship is formed or exists between Air Canada and your Organization by virtue of the Meetings and Conventions Travel Services or these Terms and Conditions, and no third party beneficiary rights are created thereby.

Conditions of Carriage
-Air Canada’s Conditions of Carriage and Conditions of Contract for air transportation shall apply for any air transportation provided by Air Canada pursuant to the Meetings and Conventions Travel Services. Air Canada shall not be liable to your Organization and your Organization hereby releases and waives any claims against Air Canada respect to any flight cancellation, schedule change, or other failure to accommodate any Eligible Passenger in the provision of Meetings and Conventions Travel Services.

Force Majeure
-Air Canada will not be responsible for delays in performance caused by acts of God or governmental authority, strikes or labour disputes, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Air Canada.
These Terms and Conditions are in addition to any other terms and conditions included on this website.


Coupon Code: Guest web/Travel Agent web YBD82
Promo Code: Travel Agent GDS only T58GK67

-The booking is to be made to the following city: Toronto
-The travel period begins: 20 October to 5 November 2020
-No discount will apply to Basic or Business class bookings.


Diana Stevenson

Director, Conference & Events