Excellence in Agri-Food Exports

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 26, 2019.

Known in English as trade winds, the Alizés refer to the winds which established the main maritime trade routes between continents over the centuries and linked Canada to foreign markets.

Proud successor to the Canadian Export Business Award, organized by the Agri-Food Export Group for the past 12 years, the Alizés Awards, presented by Farm Credit Canada, highlights the excellence of the work accomplished by a Canadian agri-food enterprise that has distinguished itself in international markets.


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Alizés Evening

April 30th, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Beanfield Centre

105 Princes’ Blvd

Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

The Alizés Awards will be presented during the Alizés Evening, held in conjunction with SIAL Canada. Two companies will be honoured with the presentation of awards for Alizés of the Year and the Jury’s Choice Alizés.

Becoming a winner of a great export award represents an exceptional calling card for your company

Benefit from pan-Canadian exposure as part of a vast public relations campaign all across the country.

Promote the leading position of your organization on foreign markets by taking innovative actions for exports.

Attract attention from the entire Canadian agri-food industry during the Alizés Evening.

Find out more about all the opportunities for visibility offered to finalists and winners.

Opportunities for visibility offered to finalists
  • Press release announcing the finalists before the event
  • Promotion of finalists on the Alizés Awards website
  • Promotion of finalists across various Export Group and Farm Credit Canada communications platforms
  • Presentation of the finalist companies in the Export Group VIP lounge during SIAL Canada
  • Loop projection of the finalists’ name and logo on the big screen during the Alizés Evening
  • Mention of the finalists and presentation of their representative on the main stage during the Alizés Evening
  • Official photo of the company’s representative during the event
  • Two tickets to attend the Alizés Evening
Opportunities for visibility offered to winners
  • Pan-Canadian media relations campaign including press release, profile of the winners, calls to journalists and organization of interviews with 2019 winners
  • Media kit promoting the winners sent to all Canadian ambassadors and Quebec government offices internationally
  • Promotion of the winners across various Export Group and Farm Credit Canada communications platforms
  • Profile of the winners or connected visibility in various Canadian media publications
  • Mention of winners – with photo – on the Export Group’s home page (9 months)
  • Announcement of winners on the SIAL Canada website
  • Use of the Alizés Awards – 2019 Winner logo allowing the company to position itself as a leader in the Canadian agri-food industry

Verify the eligibility of your company and submit your application.

To be eligible, your company must:

  • be a Canadian agricultural or food processing company
  • have its main head office in Canada
  • market products that are mainly manufactured in Canada
  • have been in business for at least three years
  • be an active exporter for at least two years
  • have annual sales of at least $1 million

To submit your application, please fill out the form below and the application documents will be sent to you automatically.

Applications must be received by March 26, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Come and experience the Alizés

As the largest association of agri-food manufacturers in Canada, the Agri-Food Export Group would like to extend to you a warm invitation to the Alizés Evening which brings together 450 of the biggest players in the industry.

Take advantage of this unique occasion to create new business connections, meet with numerous international buyers and put your company front and centre on the Canadian and international stage.

Come and see the finalists who have trade winds in their sails and participate in the unveiling of the 2019 Alizés Award winners.



April 30th, 2019 | 5:00 pm

Beanfield Centre

105 Princes’ Blvd

Toronto, ON M6K 3C3


Ticket Quantity
$250/ per ticket
Organized by
Presented by
Gold Partners
Government of Québec
Government of Canada
Bronze Partners
Food in Canada
L’actualité alimentaire
In conjunction with