Exhibitor Program

Exhibitor Program

Pharmacists Manitoba Conference

April 8th to 10thRBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg


             EXHIBITORS 2016

Established in 2016 through the acquisition of Bayer Diabetes Care by Panasonic Healthcare Holdings, Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global company dedicated to improving the health and lives of people with diabetes.  Already including the world-renowned CONTOUR™ range of blood glucose monitoring systems, we are committed to adding more innovative and life-changing products to our portfolio.


  AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of primary and specialty care medicines that transform lives. Our primary focus is on three important areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease; Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity.



BMO Bank of Montreal’s Pharmacy Program offers comprehensive financial services that will assist you in achieving your goals throughout every stage of your career life cycle.  Our experts can help customize a financial solution to meet your personal, student and business banking needs, including pharmacy acquisition financing.

Drop by our booth to find out more!


  CADTH (Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health) is an independent, not-for-profit agency that delivers timely, evidence-based information to health care leaders about the effectiveness and efficiency of pharmaceuticals and other health technologies. CADTH's products and services include: therapeutic and optimal use reviews, formulary listing recommendations (CDR & pCODR), environmental scans, horizon scanning and Rapid Response reports. Visit www.cadth.ca to view reports.



The Canada Vigilance Program is part of Health Canada's post-market surveillance program that collects and assesses reports of suspected adverse reactions to health products marketed in Canada. Post-market surveillance enables Health Canada to monitor the safety profile of health products to determine if their benefits continue to outweigh their risks.

Please call (toll-free) at 1-866-234-2345 or visit www.health.gc.ca/medeffect for more information.



D'ARCY & DEACON enjoys a carefully built reputation as one of the foremost law firms in Winnipeg. Our lawyers bring comprehensive experience and proven expertise to the institutions, businesses, organizations and individuals we serve. Respect and concern for the well-being of our clients, while maintaining the flexibility required to ensure the provision of direct and cost-effective representation and counsel, remain the cornerstones of our practice.

At D'Arcy & Deacon, our lawyers work together with our paralegals and dedicated administrative and support staff to pay close attention to the needs and success of our clients.

Our firm has developed in both size and reputation as clients refer us to others. Although the composition of our firm has changed through the years, one constant remains: our resolute commitment to serve the best interests of our clients.



Green Shield Canada (GSC) is different.  And that’s a good thing.

As Canada’s only national not-for-profit health and dental benefits specialist, GSC’s reason for being is the enhancement of the common good. We seek out innovative ways to improve access to better health for Canadians. From coast-to-coast, our service delivery includes drug, dental, extended health care, vision, hospital and travel benefits. Supported by cost containment strategies, advanced technology and exceptional customer service, GSC creates customized programs for over one million plan participants nation-wide. We take a closer look at each client’s specific issues to find answers that lead to real, bottom line savings and practical health care solutions. greenshield.ca



iApotheca Healthcare is a software company specializing in powerful healthcare applications designed to streamline pharmacy operations, increase profits and improve the business process from start to finish.

iApotheca offers a number of internal software solutions developed specifically to revolutionize the way pharmacies conduct business, from increasing efficiency and reducing error within the pharmacy itself to enabling pharmacies to provide their patients with enhanced care through iApotheca’s digital healthcare solutions.

Our most popular modules are the iApotheca Narcotics Reconciliation Module and the iApotheca Delivery Module.


Ideal Protein is a supervised, four-phase VLCD weight loss method utilizing foods of highly bio-available amino acids combined with lowered carbohydrate and fat intake. This is not a high protein diet. Rather, it is a medically sound, balanced diet wherein the dieter receives the ideal amount of protein as recommended by the FDA (.8g/kg of body weight), as well as vegetables, carbohydrates and other vitamins. The goal is to support and coach the dieter and then give them the education to maintain their weight loss for the long-term.

The Ideal Lifestyle Approach – An evidence based approach empowering Dieters to maintain their weight loss success!


JAMP Pharma is currently the 4th largest Canadian generic pharmaceutical company in terms of product portfolio. JAMP Pharma offers a wide range of more than 195 molecules from top Rx to OTC and BTC with a variety of delivery forms including oral solid, injectable, topical and suppositories. 

We continue to invest in significant research and development initiatives which has positioned us as an industry leader in new products launches and as your most trusted partner.

At JAMP Pharma, we are proud to be recognized for having reliable supply and the lowest rate of back order the industry.

JAMP Pharma is a private Canadian company and we are driven by the desire to provide better access to health for Canadians and to create jobs here.



Kohl & Frisch is Canada’s leading national distributor in the healthcare industry. As the essential link between pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare providers, we meet the needs of all our partners with effective distribution and service solutions. Through excellence in technology and innovation, we combine what manufacturers want with what our customers need by providing a safe and reliable source of products at competitive prices.

Kohl & Frisch is a proudly Canadian, family-owned company that has been in business since 1916. We’ve grown and prospered because we believe that our success is tied to the success of our customers. At Kohl & Frisch, we treat each customer as an individual and tailor our services to match unique business needs. We never choose short-term gain over long-term partnership and, over the years, we’ve built strong relationships with people who share these values.


Who is LEO Pharma?  LEO Pharma Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LEO Pharma A/S which is a Danish, research-based pharmaceutical company, globally renowned for its R&D in dermatology, coagulation and bone turnover.  LEO Pharma products are marketed in more than 100 countries worldwide. We are approximately 5,000 dedicated LEO employees operating across 61 countries around the world.

In 1908, pharmacists August Kongsted and Anton Antons bought the LEO Pharmacy in Copenhagen, Denmark.  With the purchase, they established LEO Pharma.  From humble beginnings in the basement of the Copenhagen pharmacy, LEO Pharma has grown into a truly global concern, helping people all over the world to enjoy a better quality of life.   For more information about LEO Pharma, visit www.leo-pharma.ca

Visit the LEO Pharma booth to learn more about our products and our commitment to thrombosis care in Canada.


LifeScan Canada, a division of Johnson & Johnson Inc. and the distributor of OneTouch® blood glucose monitoring products, is dedicated to creating a world without limits for people with diabetes.

The OneTouch Verio® family of meters use colour to provide better understanding of blood sugar results. Our newest innovation, the OneTouch Verio™ Flex meter, features ColourSure™ technology that instantly shows when patients’ blood glucose results are in or out of range. Through our portfolio of OneTouch® products, we are able to provide comprehensive blood glucose monitoring systems tailored to meet the needs of patients and healthcare professionals.



Patient safety is actions taken and practices followed by healthcare providers, organizations and the public to prevent harm to patients from healthcare services.

Patient safety is about partnerships in healthcare. Patient safety is everyone’s responsibility, including patients themselves.

The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety is committed to helping healthcare organizations and healthcare providers learn about leading practices to improve patient safety.

We also empower patients and families to be engaged with their healthcare team, to ask questions, to be informed and to take part in decision-making.



The Canadian Pharmacists Benefits Association (CPBA) is managed and operated for the sole benefit of member associations, and works to provide you with the best Malpractice Insurance coverage.  Our major goal is to educate pharmacists on the importance of insurance to their practice and the value of different types of insurance.

Marsh Canada

Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management.  Marsh helps its clients succeed by defining, designing and delivering innovative industry-specific solutions that help them effectively manage risk.



The Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) is a not-for-profit Association serving over 980 professional massage therapists in Manitoba. Established in 1973, we are proud to be the Association leading the process to self-regulation under the Regulated Health Professions Act.

In 2015, 59% of Manitobans visited a Massage Therapist. We are professional, educated health care practitioners who can help people relieve pain, lower stress and improve quality of life. 

To find out if your massage therapist is registered with the MTAM, visit mtam.mb.ca

To find out what massage therapy can do for you, visit massageforlife.ca



Since 1905, McKesson Canada has been dedicated to delivering the vital medicines, medical supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients with better, safer care.

Our shared values ensure that we always keep in mind the mission-critical nature of our work. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day.

Through our outreach programs, we partner with local charities and encourage our employees’ philanthropic involvement in order to build healthier communities.

We have the depth and breadth to touch every aspect of health care. By collaborating with all major stakeholders in the industry, we bring the insight and expertise needed to deliver the health care of tomorrow.




Established in 1974, Odan Laboratories Ltd. is a Canadian pharmaceutical company offering a vast line of pharmaceutical specialties and generic products. Odan is dedicated to providing quality medicines at affordable prices to consumers while addressing the professional needs of pharmacists, physicians and health care professionals.

Our products include the newly launched Calcitriol-Odan® vitamin D3 metabolite, ophthalmic solution and ointment Odan-Sodium Chloride®, Odan Polysaccharide® Iron capsules, the oral purgative Purg-Odan®, anorectal therapy products Anodan®-HC, Proctodan®-HC and Proctol®, Urisec® Creams and Lotion, Tardan® Shampoo, Adasept® Skin Cleanser, Colchicine, Quinine, Rovamycine®, endotracheal non aerosol anesthetics, topical anesthetics, vitamins and supplements. Among the various forms being marketed are tablets, soft and hard gelatin capsules, liquids, suppositories, creams, lotions, powders, ointments, gels and non-aerosol sprays.

Odan is continuously researching and developing new pharmaceutical molecules and adding to our portfolio on a regular basis.

For more information, contact us @ 1-800-387-9342 (tel), 1-800-329-6326 (fax), info@odanlab.com or www.odanlab.com


OZTURK FINANCIAL SERVICES Our mission is to provide the service environment that allows Canadians to confidently plan, save, invest and protect their wealth. Our value as planners is to inspire the best choices from the limitless opportunities the market affords, based on proven, time tested principles so that our clients can reap the benefits of personalized plans that yield positive results over time, in any market conditions.

Our clients are upwardly mobile, goal-oriented, and often, entrepreneurial people for whom we solve financial uncertainty and guide in wealth building. Their interest in registered retirement plans, tax free accounts, mortgages, life and disability insurance or successful investment and tax strategies, means that we access the full spectrum of possibilities available to us as independent planners. In providing excellent service that matches clients with the most beneficial plan and product, we build valuable, long lasting relationships.

Oguzhan Ozturk, OZTURK Financial Services / Investia Financial Services

190-2727 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB  R3J 0R2

www.ozturkfinancial.com  Oguzhan@OzturkFinancial.co


Established in 2007 and headquartered in Montreal, Pediapharm is the first and only pediatric specialty pharmaceutical company in Canada. Pediatric dermatology remains a key therapeutic area of the company and we take pride in our 2 leading products NYDA and EpiCeram, which have reached tremendous success in the Canadian market.


PENDOPHARM is a division of Pharmascience Inc., a Canadian privately-owned company. Established in 1983, Pharmascience Inc. is Canada’s 10th largest pharmaceutical company, with a highly-skilled workforce of 1,400 people. Pharmascience commercializes over 400 products, including branded prescription, OTC and BTC products as well as generic products in Canada and with its affiliates and distributors in to over 60 countries worldwide. Strategically committed to growth, PENDOPHARM is actively engaged in licensing, partnering, developing and marketing late-stage specialty prescription medicines as well as consumer brands such as Nasacort, Olex, Hemovel, Lax-A-Day, Helixia and Rhinaris.



At the core of PharmaChoice is our belief that local business is the foundation of a strong community.  Today, this commitment is stronger than ever.

We exist to celebrate the independence of more than 600 locations across Canada. So when you chose PharmaChoice, you are supporting local business.

Each location is unique and tailored to the community it serves. With the support of the PharmaChoice team, your independent owners and operators are united in a promise to always provide you with best Advice for Life.



Ruban Insurance Brokers has been providing Commercial & Residential Insurance as well as Risk Management & advice to our client’s since 1988. As General Insurance Brokers, we have the unique ability of offering a wide variety of Insurance Products and Services designed specifically to meet the requirements of every client while providing personalized professional service. 

We have assembled a team of dedicated, knowledgeable and highly skilled experts, who provide the highest standards of professionalism and customer service. We see our clients as our long-term partners, and have been serving Manitoba Pharmacists for over 10 years. 

Please direct your inquiries to: 

Matthew G. Blank B.A., CHRM, CAIB & Josh King, CIP, CRM

Email:  mblank@rubaninsurance.com & jking@rubaninsurance.com

300 – 570 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0G4

Tel: 988-5000, Fax: 988-5003



Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, is a global company that provides more than one billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases.

The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Every day, the company invests more than one million Euros in research and development.


From our roots as a trusted source of investment advice, ScotiaMcLeod has grown into a full-service brokerage firm, offering a team of experienced investment professionals. Together we are dedicated to client service excellence – by offering informed investment advice and creative solutions. We favour exploring innovative approaches to achieving the protection and growth of your assets. ScotiaMcLeod Wealth Advisors have the knowledge and flexibility to offer customized solutions for your wealth management.

Your Wealth Advisor will work with you to determine the right investment strategies to help you invest your hard-earned wealth today and for the future. It starts with learning all they can about your financial situation – your current profile, needs, concerns, risk tolerance, tax situation, time horizon, liquidity and return objectives.

With a focus on your goals for long-term success, assessing the universe of investment options to find the ones we believe are right for your needs, you will ultimately receive a well-considered plan that is based on specific recommendations that connect your financial goals to your strategy. Once implemented, ongoing monitoring of your portfolio’s progress enables your Wealth Advisor to adapt it as your life and goals evolve.



Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loblaw Companies Limited, is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart® (Pharmaprix® in Québec). Founded in 1962 by Toronto pharmacist Murray Koffler, the Company has grown to a network of more than 1,307 Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix stores across Canada. These conveniently located stores are owned and operated by the Company’s licensed Associate-owners who have helped build a brand that is synonymous with exceptional service, value and trust. The Company also licenses or owns more than 49 medical clinic pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy® (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé® in Québec) and five luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale™.

Shoppers Drug Mart has successfully leveraged its leadership position in pharmacy and its convenient store locations to capture a significant share of the market in front store merchandise, including over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, seasonal products and everyday household essentials.

As well, the Company owns and operates 56 Shoppers Home Health Care® stores, which are engaged in the sale and service of assisted-living devices, medical equipment, home-care products and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers. In addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services, and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities.



Founded in 2001, STI Technologies Limited (STI) is a health-care technology company that provides Canadian patients with greater choice and broader access to the best medications and health-care products.

Through partnerships with Canada’s top pharmaceutical companies, we support the health-care system by delivering intelligent reimbursement, patient management and patient engagement solutions that improve health outcomes.

By making our user-friendly solutions available online, and through physicians and pharmacists across Canada, we are the leader in our industry, and have millions of patients who benefit from our programs.


Exhibitor Program

The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference is being held April 8th to 10th at the RBC Convention Center in Winnipeg. This conference is hosted exclusively by Pharmacists Manitoba which is a not-for-profit voluntary organization whose vision is to unify and advance the profession of pharmacy in Manitoba.

One of our primary objectives is to support pharmacists through continuous professional development and educational opportunities to practice at their full scope.

This event is the result of the collective efforts of Pharmacists Manitoba, the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (MB Branch) and the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba.

This conference is the largest annual gathering of pharmacists in the province; each year an average of 400 pharmacists attend this event annually.

For complete details on the conference sponsorship/exhibitor program download our Sponsorship/Exhibitor Package.

Exhibit Fee

Sponsors Booth                             Complimentary

Exhibit Booth Only                         $1,785.00 (including tax) *Register before January 12th and save $150! 

Non-Profit Organization Booth    $450.00 (including tax)

The booth includes:

  • A 10 x 10 space with a table, power outlet and draping
  • Refreshment break & buffet lunch with delegates in Exhibitors Hall
  • A company profile in the conference app
  • Two complimentary conference registrations which include the Friday evening event, the Saturday buffet lunch and access to the continuing education sessions as space permits.

Exhibitor Schedule - Saturday, April 9th

8:30 am   Exhibit Set-up                
10:45 am – 11:15 am   Refreshment Break in Exhibitors Hall            
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm   Buffet Lunch in Exhibitors Hall              
2:15 pm 4:00 pm   Exhibit Take-down            
CONTACT INFORMATION                    
Please direct questions regarding the exhibitor program to: Marnie Hilland at mhilland@pharmacistsmb.ca

Rental Contract

Please complete the registration form in the Exhibitors Package and mail/fax or REGISTER BELOW by February 23rd to reserve a booth.


Please do not provide any personal information such as credit card number, date of birth to this form