International Potato Technology Expo Opens 2024 Edition This Week

Published online: Feb 21, 2024 Articles
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Charlottetown, PEI – North America’s leading potato event is making its biennial return to Charlottetown’s Eastlink Centre, this week. Thursday and Friday, February 22 and 23, The International Potato Technology Expo will welcome thousands of industry professionals for a full two- days of networking, a conference and business purchase opportunities.

The show features a two-day conference, offered on the mornings of both show days. Entrance to the conference is free with registration. Thursday’s conference is proudly presented by the United Potato Growers of Canada and the Friday conference is proudly presented by the PEI Potato Board and the Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Land.

Some of the features of this key trade event include:

  • The conference portion of the event runs both days, with educational sessions hosted by experts from academia, businesses and government. See the full schedule and speaker bios by clicking here.
  • Products on display will include harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, storage and climatization technology, tractors, machinery, seed cutters, plant genetics, seeds, bagging equipment, and more.
  • A variety of show-only specials and new products debuting on the trade show floor.

“It’s been so encouraging seeing the strong registration number these past few weeks.” said Shawn Murphy, Show Manager. “This industry grows exponentially very two years, so this event is the perfect opportunity to learn about what’s new and plan for the next couple of years ahead.”

Visitors are encouraged to pre-register online to fast-track their entrance and save. Visitors can click here to register for free, using promo code “IPT2077”. (Registration will increase to $20 at the door)

The International Potato Technology Expo would like to thank presenting partners, Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Land, and Prince Edward Island Potato Board, along with major sponsors, Farm Credit Canada and Syngenta.

For complete details, visit the show website at www.PotatoExpo.ca and connect with the show on Facebook.

Show Information

Hours:

Thursday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, February 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 

Eastlink Centre

46 Kensington Road

Charlottetown, PE