Trade Shows Converge to Bring Plumbing, Electrical, Renewable Energy and Mechanical Industries Together in Western Canada

February 5, 2024

The British Columbia Electrical Association (BCEA), Alberta Electrical Alliance (AEA), and the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) have announced agreements between the associations to produce joint CIPHEX West and Electrical Learning Expo trade shows in Vancouver in 2025 and Calgary in 2027.

The CIPHEX + Electrical Learning Expo West trade shows will feature the latest and innovative products and services from the electrical, renewal energy, lighting, plumbing, hydronic, HVACR, and water quality industries that serve the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. This new partnership brings them under one roof, highlighting the importance of the built environment, and maximizing value for exhibitors and attendees.

“CIPH is proud to partner with the British Columbia Electrical Association and the Alberta Electrical Alliance to put a spotlight on the electrical and building mechanics industry. We are excited to see our industry leaders, member-companies, and their customers coming together to celebrate and grow the built environment in the West.”

– Satinder Chera, CEO of CIPH

“The BC Electrical Association is thrilled to partner with CIPH on the CIPHEX + Electrical Learning Expo West trade show in 2025. It is important to bring the trades together under one roof and showcase the latest products and technologies. With the long successful history of the CIPHEX show, we expect this will be a great success.”

– Barbette Igonia, President and CEO of BCEA

“AEA is thrilled to join forces with BCEA and CIPH, uniting our expertise to create a groundbreaking industry show like never before. This unprecedented collaboration guarantees an event that customers won’t want to miss, promising innovation, networking, and a unique experience for all.”

– Tara Ternes, CEO of AEA

Exhibit sales for the November 5-6, 2025 trade show at the PNE in Vancouver will commence in the Fall of 2024. The BCEA and CIPH anticipate that the show will feature 250+ exhibitors, reserving 280+ booths. Exhibit sales for the November 3-4, 2027 trade show at the BMO Centre in Calgary will commence in the Fall of 2026. The AEA and CIPH anticipate that the show will feature 340+ exhibitors, reserving 370+ booths.

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