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CIPH Announces Postponement of CIPHEX West to November 2021

June 2, 2020   (0 Comments)
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June 2, 2020 - The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) has announced that the CIPHEX West trade show is postponed. The two-day trade show and conference will now take place November 3 & 4, 2021 at the Pacific Coliseum at the PNE in Vancouver, British Columbia. CIPHEX West is the largest event for the plumbing, hydronics, HVACR and water treatment industries in Western Canada.  

“The Province of British Columbia has been very successful in terms of flattening the curve with respect to COVID-19,” stated CIPH Chairman of the Board Andrew Dyck (Barclay Sales), “however the CIPH Board of Directors felt that postponing the trade show for a year ensures that the Institute is doing its part to protect the health and safety of our exhibitors and visitors and respecting the mandate from the BC Ministry of Health”. 

“We are pleased to announce that there will be a virtual event in November 2020,” added Show Committee Chairman Norm Bajwa (Bartle & Gibson). “The CIPHEX West team and Show Committee are working on the details, but we are committed to providing brand and product exposure for our exhibitors as well as an education and training program for contractors, wholesalers, engineers and other industry members”. 

The virtual event is expected to include eBooths with company and product information for exhibitors as well as webinars on technical and business topics presented by industry experts. More details will be available over the next few months. 

CIPHEX West 2021 – November 3 & 4, 2021 

Confirmed exhibitors will be notified by CIPH by Friday June 5 regarding their options for November 2021. 

Contact CIPHEX West 
Elizabeth McCullough, GM – Trade Shows 
Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating 
Cell: 647-464-0705

CIPHEX West is produced for the benefit of the industry by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating 

Founded in Montreal in 1933, the CIPH is a not-for-profit trade association that is committed to providing members with the tools for success in today's competitive environment. More than 280 companies are members of this influential Canadian industry association. 

They are the manufacturers, wholesaler distributors, master distributors, manufacturers' agents, and allied companies who manufacture and distribute plumbing, heating, hydronic, industrial PVF, and waterworks, and other mechanical products. CIPH wholesalers operate more than 700 warehouses and showrooms across Canada. Total industry sales exceed $7 billion annually and CIPH members have more than 25,000 employees from coast to coast.