Agri-Trade kicks off

  • Nov. 6, 2013 5:11 p.m.

The Agri-Trade Equipment Expo kicks off today and runs through to Nov. 9.

The City of Red Deer has officially declared this week as Agri-Trade week in honour of the show’s 30th anniversary.

“We are thrilled with the recognition by the city to declare this week as Agri-Trade week in the City of Red Deer,” said Tim Creedon, executive director of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce.

John Harms, CEO and general manager of Westerner Park said the expo brings a significant economic impact to the Red Deer region through exhibitors, attendees and support staff.

“We are proud of this 30 year tradition and appreciate the support and recognition by the City”

A signing ceremony was done with past mayor of the City of Red Deer, Morris Flewwelling, at City Hall on Oct. 21st. Present were Creedon and Harms representing the partnership that owns Agri-Trade as well as retiring Show Manager, Patrick Kennedy and incoming Show Manager, Dianne Smirl.

Agri-Trade Equipment Expo is a public show owned and operated by the Partnership – Red Deer Chamber of Commerce and Westerner Exposition Association.

Agri-Trade is open to the public from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Nov. 6, 7 and 8. and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Nov. 9.

Admission is $14 per person with children aged 12 and under free. GST and parking is included.

For more information, including a list of exhibitors, visit

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