U.S. Visitors

Traveling to Toronto. Discover our traveling partners HERE

By Air

TORONTO: Toronto Pearson is Canada’s largest and busiest airport, in Canada’s largest and busiest city. Pearson International is located about 25 km (15 miles) from Downtown Toronto. Learn more HERE

Please note that due to extensive road construction projects at the 401/427 exchange and on the Gardiner Expressway, travel time to the airport may be longer than usual. Taxi, limousine and ground transportation wait times may be longer than usual, as all vehicles are subject to delays due to major construction in the region.

MONTREAL:
Located only 20 minutes from downtown, Montréal-Trudeau International Airport is one of the most important in Canada. An array of information and services is available upon arrival, including several options for making your way to the heart of the city: car rental and limousine transportation companies are on site as well as airport shuttles, like the 747 Express bus. If you are going by taxi, a trip downtown will cost you a flat rate of $38, tip not included.

By train
Amtrak train has daily departures from several American cities to downtown Montréal. Visitors pull into Montréal’s Central Station, which is conveniently linked to the Underground Pedestrian Network and the Bonaventure metro station. Visit the AMTRAK website for schedules and fares.

Bus
If you are planning a trip by bus, many American and Canadian operators come to Montréal, including Orléans Express. You will arrive directly downtown at the Montréal Bus Central Station, which is also connected to the Underground Pedestrian Network via the Berri-UQAM metro station.

By Car

TORONTO

Toronto Pearson is located within a day’s drive of many U.S. cities, including Detroit, Buffalo, Boston, New York City and more. Citywide and regional train service is also available to destinations within Canada and the U.S.

MONTREAL

The island of Montréal is only 75 kilometres (46 miles) from the US border, and many roads and expressways lead to the city, including the Trans-Canada Highway.You can view US/Canada border wait times listed on the Canada Border Services website.

REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

ALL PERSONS traveling by air, land or sea outside of the United States are required to present a passport or other valid travel document to enter or re-enter the United States.
The following summarizes information available on the Department of Homeland Security’s website:
Effective June 1, 2009, all U.S. citizens are now required to present a passport book, passport card, or WHTI-compliant document when entering the United States.
For more information, click HERE.

 

 

Product Importing Information

To learn about doing business with Canada and how to import Canadian products in the U.S., click HERE.

Call for U.S. Food & Beverage Manufacturers

If your company produces food or beverage products, SIAL Canada 2013 provides several opportunities for you to gain exposure at the show:

Type of Exposure
Opportunity Offered
Contact
Holding a booth
USDA-Endorsed USA Pavilion
USA- Kelly Wheatley or Eric Halsten
Tel: 704.365.0041
KellyW@ImexManagement.com
EricH@ImexManagement.com
Entering your olive oil product for an award
Olive d’Or 2014 International Olive Oil Awards (link to Olive d’Or page on website)
Canada – Magalie Moreau
Tel : 514-289-9669 ext 2222
Magalie.moreau@comexposium.com
 
 
 


U.S. Partner Organizations

SIAL Canada 2014 is officially endorsed by the USDA and supported by a host of U.S. trade associations and publications:
American Cheese Society (ACS)
Association of Food Industries (AFI)
Connecticut Food Association
Food Industry Alliance of New York State (FIANY)
International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA)
Maine Grocers Association
Michigan Grocers Association
National Grocers Association (NGA)
New Hampshire Grocers Association
National Association of Retail Marketing Services (NARMS)
Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association
Rhode Island Food Dealers Association
U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service
Vermont Grocers Association
Wisconsin Grocers Association
Catering Magazine
Chef Magazine
Empire Foodservice News
Gourmet News
Gourmet Retailer
The Griffin Report
Grocery Headquarters
Modern Grocer
Nations Restaurant News
Natural Food Network
Progressive Grocer
Retailing Today
StarChefs.com
Supermarket News
Total Food Service
 

Questions?

For questions regarding information found on this page or other information on visiting from the U.S., contact SIAL U.S. Representative, Imex Management in Charlotte, NC:
Rebecca Jett
Marketing Communications Director
Tel: 704.365.0041
Toll-free: 866-381-0884
Email: RebeccaJ@ImexManagement.com

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