West Coast Women's Show Summerfest

Western Canada's
Largest Women's Event

Oct. 14, 15 & 16, 2022 | TRADEX, Abbotsford

Delivering the spending power of 60,000 customers

The fall West Coast Women’s Show has been Western Canada’s most popular women’s event for over two decades. Now in its 22nd year, the Ultimate Girls’ Weekend is back with both familiar and all-new content!

With annual attendance at over 26,000 and each woman making 75% to 100% of the shopping and purchasing decisions for their households and families, the show effectively delivers the retail spending power of 60,000 consumers.

Each year over 26,000 women come to shop, enjoy and discover the latest products and services, explore new ways to stay healthy, see and buy the latest fashions, manage their businesses and finances, look for new career opportunities, taste the latest food products, learn about nutrition and most of all connect and build year-round relationships with our 375+ exhibitors.

Why exhibit?

The most successful women’s marketing event in Western Canada.
Thousands of exhibitors over two decades have thrived at the West Coast Women’s Show.

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! Less than 10% of our audience attend any shows located at downtown Vancouver venues.

Spending Power

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.

Experiential Marketing

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!

Stay Connected

Build your own opt-in email and sales data base at the show! All exhibitors receive their own year-round Interactive Online Listing and opportunities for digital advertising.

$350,000 Ad Campaign

Big shows have big advertising budgets. Our advertising & publicity campaign is valued at over $350,000 and includes newspaper, TV, radio, email, and social media.

Celebrity Speakers

The show is renowned for its celebrity speakers and special presentations. Past celebrities include Eric Braeden, Colin & Justin, Bif Naked, The Soup Nazi from Seinfeld, and more.

Experiential Marketing

Our professional show team leads the industry with over 30 years of success producing and marketing leading consumer shows, exhibitions, and special events.

Show highlights

The West Coast Women’s Show is renowned for its cutting-edge one-of-a-kind fashion shows, celebrity speakers, stage presentations, health & wellness seminars, Girls Night Out celebrations, and more!

The Ultimate Girls' Weekend

It’s three non-stop days of fun, fashion, food, show specials, and an unmatched celebrity speaker line-up. Experience incredible, not-to-be-missed entertainment on three stages; fitness workshops; empowerment panels; and more!

Shop & Save at 250+ Pop-Up Boutiques

The West Coast Women’s Show is a shoppers dream — keep an eye out for our Red Tag Show Specials. Many of our West Coast Women’s Show vendors are featuring exclusive deals, special offers, giveaways, and incredible prizes all weekend long.

Support 200+ Women-Owned Businesses

Buy local and support local. The show celebrates local, independent businesses that enhance our community, connect us socially, & build the local economy. Over 200 of our vendors are owned or operated by women!

Calendar Firefighters

Come join us as the 2023 Hall of Flame Calendar Firefighters heat things up during the infamous Girls’ Night Out Martini Nights! There will definitely be some sizzling going on. 100% of proceeds of calendar sales support the Vancouver Firefighter Charities.

Girls' Night Out

Join us for Girls’ Night Out Martini Nights in the Main Stage Lounge as the Hall of Flame Calendar Firefighters heat things up on the Main Stage. You’ll be on the edge of your seat cheering them on while they strut their stuff down the catwalk.

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, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and more!

Women Empowering Women Panels

You are invited to the Women Empowering Women Series on the Main Stage. Get motivated with extraordinary women as you learn how they overcame their personal struggles and how it shaped them into the inspirational women they are today.

Mothers & Daughters Day

Sunday, October 16th is Mothers & Daughters Day at the West Coast Women's Show. Stay tuned as we announce special content to celebrate mothers, daughters, and grandmothers!

Fashion Shows

The hottest fall fashion trends from some of Canada’s top designers hit the Main Stage in 2022! Check out the latest trends for the season and how to wear them, get a glimpse of your style in the spotlight, and find that piece that looks like it was made just for you.

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Presentations on 3 stages

Incredible not-to-be-missed entertainment on four stages! Celebrity speakers, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, wellness & beauty secrets, calendar firefighters, and so much more!

Main Stage

Featuring live celebrity guests including a celebrity from The Young and the Restless; special presentations including Women Empowering Women; first class Fashion Shows2023 Hall of Flame Calendar Firefighters; concerts and more. Plus, a lineup of talented performers will keep you entertained all weekend long on the Main Stage!

Check back in August for the full Main Stage lineup.

Chef's Kitchen Stage

Visit the Chef’s Kitchen Stage for delicious, mouthwatering demos by top chefs.

Watch and learn how to whip up a healthy gourmet meal, an easy breezy family dinner or impressive snacks for your night with the girls.

Check back in August for the full Chef’s Kitchen Stage lineup!

Fabulous for Life Stage

Informative seminars on the Fabulous for Life Stage will inspire you to feel your personal best this fall. Learn fitness and nutrition tips to re-energize your body and invigorate your life. Get all the information you need in once place from a variety speakers.

Check back in August for the Full Fabulous for Life Stage lineup!

What people are saying

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.

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Sponsors & Partners

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