Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Donald E. Stephens Center
Rosemont, IL (Chicago)
8:45 AM - 6:30 PM
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Join more than 3000 food technology professionals and celebrate Suppliers’ Night in style! Participate in one of the Nation’s Largest Regional Food Technology Exhibitions! Accomplish in in one afternoon what might otherwise take a year of appointments. Expo Hall open 12:00-5:30 PM.
Attendance is FREE!
Pre-register - Avoid long lines and pre-register using our easy online registration form. Your badge will be waiting for you at the door. For Attendee & Exhibitor Booth Personnel.
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9:00-10:15 Insights from Food Entrepreneurs
Whether you are currently interested in starting your own business, or considering it for the future, you won't want to miss hearing these insights from our panel of food entrepreneurs. Our panel will be covering all aspects of starting your own business, from the initial concept to the financial end and more. Read more
10:30-11:45 AM Innovation Insights & Consumer Trends: 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs)
As nutrition guidelines evolve to reflect the latest nutrition science, food R&D leaders and marketers face both challenges and opportunities. This session will look at the cross-section of dietary guidance with consumer trends and values; the short- and long-term innovation opportunities afforded by the 2015 DGAs and highlight trends of what consumers are actually doing with the DGA recommendations. Read more.
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM FutureFood – Today’s Innovation, Tomorrow’s Dinner
Keynote speaker Josh Schonwald is an award-winning journalist who has specialized in researching the future of food and agriculture for the past decade. He was a consulting editor for IFT’s FutureFood 2050 website, and is a consulting producer on the forthcoming documentary, Food Evolution. Read more
Check out our online exhibitor guide and map to get a preview of our exhibitors.
View the listing of Exhibitors
View the 2015 Buyer's Guide
9:00-10:15 AM: Insights from Food Entrepreneurs
10:30-11:45 AM: Innovation Insights & Consumer Trends: 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs)
11:45 AM-12:30 PM: FutureFood: Today's Innovation, Tomorrow's Dinner
12:00-5:30 PM: Suppliers’ Expo
5:30-6:30 PM: Social Hour
Future Show Dates
Finish out the day with a flourish by sharing drinks and a variety of tasty Hors D'oeuvre with industry friends and associates, from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.