• 2015 IDFA Milk & Cultured Dairy Products Conference

    5/19/15 - 5/20/15

    Location: Minneapolis, MN

    Venue: Crowne Plaza Northstar Minneapolis

    Description IDFA invites you to submit ideas on topics and/or speakers for a presentation or panel discussion at the 2015 IDFA Milk & Cultured Dairy Conference. This conference will showcase the most recent developments in ingredients, processing technology and packaging, as well as a look at new products entering the market. Industry peers and respected experts will empower attendees with fresh new ideas to help their companies grow and prosper. The conference includes the annual Innovative Dairy Product Contest. Areas of interest for papers are: Consumer trends, retail sales and product marketing data; Quality, nutrition and shelf-life enhancement for milk and cultured dairy products; Innovations in processing and packaging; Novel ingredients, cultures, flavoring and sweeteners for the dairy industry; and Efficiency, cost-saving ideas and sustainability improvements for processing, packaging and distribution. Submissions from industry experts, suppliers and academia are encouraged. As a reference, it may be helpful to review the agenda from last year’s conference. Please complete the topic submission form and submit it to IDFA by December 31, 2014. IDFA will contact you by February 6, 2015, if your recommendation is accepted. If you have any questions, contact Paxton Styles, IDFA Meetings Coordinator, at 202-220-3532 or Click for more information

  • Sweet Snacks Expo 2015

    5/19/15 - 5/21/15

    Location: Chicago, IL

    Venue: McCormick Place

    Description Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the Expo is the candy & snacks industry's most successful, world class event and the only show that represents all of the major U.S. distribution channels of confectionery and snack products in one location. Discover more than three and a half acres of candy and snack items in one place! Attend one of the world's top-rated Innovation events sharing the spotlight with other well-known, events including TED/TEDActive, Microsoft's Convergence, the Clinton Global Initiative and McDonald's Worldwide Convention. Click for more information

  • Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo

    6/7/15 - 6/9/15

    Location: Atlanta, GA

    Venue: Georgia World Congress Center


    Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo is the largest show in the world serving our categories. It's the most-focused show, targeting only serious buyers, merchandisers, and executives who have a shared passion for food and the industry.

    Where else can you gather with over 8,500 of your colleagues and peers, face-to-face, all ready to build relationships, sell and buy new products and services, and get inspired by an amazing lineup of speakers and presenters? Whether you're an exhibitor or attendee, your return on investment comes in the form of invaluable presentations, networking opportunities, and industry insights.

    IDDBA Show Highlights

    • More Education. Targeted sessions featuring current trends, research, marketing ideas, global issues, consumer buying behavior, and new products and services. Seminars are open to all attendees at no additional cost.
    • Fantastic Food Expo. Bigger, better, and more relevant than ever, the IDDBA expo features more than 1,800 booths jam-packed with the food, services, and ideas that drive our business.
    • Keynote Speeches. Not one but multiple top-level presentations that offer key insight into our business, the economy, the consumer, and current trends.
    • Actionable Ideas. The 10,000 square foot Show & Sell Center is an incredible retail showcase that demonstrates the newest merchandising concepts, the hottest products, and actionable ideas that create customer interest and drive demand.
    • Networking. IDDBA pre-qualifies attendees and targets key buyers, sellers and decision-makers in the supermarket dairy, deli, and bakery industries. Use myIDDBA App to find products, plan your expo experience, and connect with other attendees before, during and after the Show.
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  • 12th Annual Dairy Outlook Conference


    Location: Chicago, IL

    Venue: 230 S. LaSalle St., 3rd floor

    Description You talked and we listened! You told us you wanted a shorter, more concentrated Dairy Outlook Conference packed with all of the valuable information you've come to expect, but with no filler. And that's exactly what we've done: produced a short, sweet and fulfilling event! When it comes to dairy industry events, there may be no conference more worthy of adding to your calendar than the INTL FCStone's Outlook. The premier event of its kind, the Outlook Conference provides invaluable insight into the U.S. and global dairy supply-and-demand forecast, as well as outlooks for every major input and price influencer Click for more information

  • IFT 15

    7/11/15 - 7/14/15

    Location: Chicago, IL

    Venue: McCormick Place South

    Description Get a first-hand look at the latest trends, the newest products, and the most recent innovations driving food science, and meet the people leading these advances — more than 20,000 top food science and technology professionals from more than 90 countries, representing the most prominent organizations in the global food sector. Join us to discover the industry's best science, strategies, and solutions to inform your work and improve your business. Registration opens March 2. Click for more information

  • International Dairy Show 2015

    9/15/15 - 9/18/15

    Location: Chicago, IL

    Venue: McCormick Place

    Description The International Dairy Show is the premier trade show for processing and packaging professionals in the global dairy industry.  Whatever your role in the supply chain, you will find value in the top-notch education, daily networking events and hundreds of innovative suppliers. Click for more information