Largest Event in Potato Industry Takes Over Charlottetown this Weekend


Charlottetown, PE – The International Potato Technology Expo is set to welcome thousands of visitors and exhibitors from across Canada and beyond this Friday and Saturday (February 23 and 24), as it returns to Charlottetown’s Eastlink Centre. The highly anticipated biennial event focuses on all aspects of the potato industry – from seed, to soil, to growing, to harvesting.

Considered North America’s leading potato event, the show will feature a diverse grouping of local, regional, national, and international exhibitors. Attendees include potato growers, together with the leading manufacturers of equipment and product solutions. Visitors will find new and innovative products on today’s market including harvesters, sprayers, pilers, cultivators, tractors, bagging machinery, seed cutters, plant genetics, seeds, and more.

The International Potato Technology Expo runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23 and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24 at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown. Pre-registration is just $5.00 per person (registration will be $10.00 at the door) and is good for the full duration of the show.

On Friday, the show also features a full educational conference with presentations from six industry experts. Registration is $20, which includes all seminar presentations, lunch, plus admission to the tradeshow. The full conference schedule, session details and online registration are available here.

For those involved in any aspect of the potato industry, the International Potato Technology Expo is a must-attend event. Thank you to the event’s generous sponsors, Farm Credit Canada, Syngenta, and Bayer Crop Science. The show is produced by Master Promotions Ltd.

For complete details, and connect with the show on Facebook and Twitter.

Friday, February 23 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 24 from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Eastlink Centre
46 Kensington Road
Charlottetown, PE

Media Inquiries:
Mark Cusack, National Show Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.

Moira Pellerine, Marketing & Operations Manager
Master Promotions Ltd.