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We believe that businesses can lead the way in solving the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. We support and promote social enterprises that empower communities and innovate for a better world. We work exclusively with organisations that promote an equitable, fair and healthy economy.
89% of exhibitors would recommend joining the
Buy Good. Feel Good. Expo
- Engage with thousands of keen and conscious consumers
- Benefit from a full day dedicated to wholesale opportunities
- Meet industry experts and network with fellow entrepreneurs
- Be part of a well-curated community of socially and environmentally driven businesses
Who can exhibit:
Social Enterprises offering products or services that:
- Are committed to social justice, the environment, or poverty reduction
- Follow fair trade principles
- Respond to a social or environmental challenge at home or abroad
Affiliates of the following organizations are automatically eligible.
Custom configurations & clusters available upon request.
- Corners are an additional $125 when available
- Prices do not include HST
It’s been a very special event, we found a lot of intelligent and open minded people who are passionate about really getting to know what’s going on in the world. I’m definitely coming back next year!
We find BGFG Expo to be a great opportunity because it allowed us to show the products, be in contact with buyers, get feedback from the consumers, make a network and find new partners for the Chilean products.
It’s a great platform to bring together a lot of like minded people and create awareness so that people can be engaged in achieving the sustainable developmental goals.
We got to meet a lot of great supporters and buyers that are supporting fair trade products and products that are providing sustainability towards the global community.
I’m coming from south India, it is the first time in Canada for us. It’s been a terrific response!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Who visits the expo?
The Buy Good Feel Good Expo is visited by thousands of visitors from the Greater Toronto Area that share an appreciation for ethical products and services. Our visitors go out of their way to support businesses that positively impact the world.
Who can apply to exhibit at the expo?
All social enterprises are welcome to apply to the Buy Good. Feel Good. Expo. Businesses that strive to address the social and environmental challenges faced by our societies, are the businesses that we are looking for and would be a good fit for our Expo. Examples include: businesses offering fair trade products, those employing disadvantaged individuals at home or abroad, as well as businesses that promote ethical services such as responsible travel and investment.
When do I hear back about my application?
To preserve the integrity of the Expo we carefully vet every application to ensure that exhibitor’s business models are consistent with our values and those of our visitors. We aim to notify you with our decision within one week of receiving your application.
Do I have to be Fairtrade Certified or a B Corporation to exhibit?
No, we do not require third party certification or membership of any sort to be eligible to apply to the Expo. We work closely with Fairtrade Canada, B Corporation and Fair Trade Federation, and many exhibitors are affiliated, however, this is not a requirement. What we require is that you are a social enterprise and that your core business activities fit with the values and objectives of the Expo.
What do my registration fees include?
Your registration fees include rental of (20 feet x 10 feet) OR (10 feet x 10 feet) OR (5 feet x 10 feet) draped space OR a spot in the Marketplace; depending on what size of space you applied for.
We will also provide you with one skirted table and one chair. You can order extra chairs, tables, display items and electricity from the show’s exclusive suppliers. Order forms will be sent with the confirmation of your space. We will also provide you with passes for those helping you during the Expo and 20 free tickets to offer to your customers.
What other costs should I account for?
During the show you may incur as costs such as booth decoration, access to electricity as well as food and refreshments for your staff. If you are coming from outside Toronto, you should account for transportation and accommodation expenses for you and your staff.
Do you still have questions?
If you still have unanswered questions, please feel free to contact us and we will be more than happy to address them.