CNS Support

CNS hosts a number of educational events and activities throughout the year that provide ideal and unique opportunities to become engaged and show support:

The CNS Annual Conference is a forum for the presentation of scientific research that includes basic research, regulatory, and clinical nutrition community. In addition to an excellent learning environment, experts, opinion leaders and participants benefit from valuable networking opportunities. The 2019 Conference is being held May 2-4 at the Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

The Food for Health Workshop is is held in conjunction with the CNS Annual Conference. It brings together stakeholders spanning the food for health continuum – including producers, manufacturers, processors, food scientists, academia, government, healthcare professionals, and consumers. The Food for Health Workshop aims to break down silos, and establish ways to work collaboratively in our mutual efforts to enhance the health of Canadians through food and nutrition.

The CNS Thematic Conference is a one-day conference focusing on current progress on a defined subject. Participants learn about the issues and controversies of current major researchers. This meeting is held in Toronto in January of each year. The 2019 conference will be held on January 12 and will focus on Healthy Diets and Weight - Sorting out Fact from Fiction.

The Nutrition and Health Status of New Canadians is a one-day thematic conference that will take place on  June 13, 2019 as a pre-conference event to the June 14-16, 2019 North American Refugee Health Conference. Delegates will learn from leading experts in the field of immigration health - providing perspectives of researchers, service providers and policy makers.

Webinars meet the needs of busy professionals that are accessible from the comfort of your office. Hear leaders and opinion experts on a variety of subjects fundamental to applied nutrition.

CNS offers a series of Awards to deserving professionals and trainees. These awards recognize outstanding achievements, and inspire and motivate leadership of others in the field. 

Three Ways to Engage


As a CNS Presenting Sponsor, you will be recognized for your role in supporting the ongoing activities of the CNS, including the CNS Annual Conference, Thematic Conference, Webinar series, and other relevant events and activities. Presenting Sponsors will be recognized on the footer of the CNS website and can choose from the widest entitlement options available.


As a CNS Sponsor, you will have the opportunity to pick and choose the specific activity(ies) that you wish to support. As a CNS Sponsor, you will be recognized solely in these areas.


Two exhibiting options are available: 10' x 10" Exhibit, Table Top Exhibit

As a CNS conference exhibitor, you have dedicated access to 450+ professionals spanning the nutrition sector, including scheduled Poster and Exhibitor Viewing time within the conference program.

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CNS Commitment to working with industry partners and sponsors

CNS is committed to maintaining responsible and transparent processes in all of its activities.  All CNS conference programming, educational initiatives and award recipients are reviewed and approved by respective CNS committees. As with all of our sector stakeholders, CNS considers and values industry partner and sponsor input, but retains all programmatic and editorial control. 


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