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tbf April 30 - May 1, 2019
Chicago, IL

The Beverage Forum

The Beverage Forum

Swissotel Chicago
323 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601



In today’s evolving and competitive beverage market, brand owners of large and small companies share a common goal — GROWTH. Attaining this goal has been disrupted by numerous factors, including new age beverage trends, increasing omnichannel shopping, as well as a growing influence from digital media and new distribution solutions. Instead of reacting to these challenges, leading beverage companies are embracing them to help further their new pathways to growth.



Food Safety Summit May 6 - 9, 2019
Rosemont, IL

Food Safety Summit

Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

Addressing Food Safety Throughout the Supply Chain


At the 20th Annual Food Safety Summit we will address the importance of food safety throughout the supply chain and how each community that makes up the ecosystem is connected. It is vital to understand not only your roles and responsibilities but also those in the rest of the process.


With case studies, educational sessions, peer-to-peer conversations, and new technologies, we will provide a wide range of applicable, real world solutions to identified needs and situations for the food community.



kettle awards May 21, 2019
Chicago, IL

Kettle Awards

Kettle Awards

The Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604

Established in 1946 by Candy Industry's founder and publisher, Don Gussow, the Kettle Award represents the highest recognition an individual working within the U.S. confectionery industry can attain.

This year marks the 72nd Year of the prestigious award and we invite you to join us for an evening reception honoring its rich heritage and to celebrate the nominees and winner of the 2017 Kettle Award.



mtf June 11 - 13, 2019
Minneapolis, MN

Membrane Technology Forum

Membrane Technology Forum

Minneapolis Marriott City Center
30 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

New Membrane Technologies, Applications & Solutions
Backed by Dairy Foods magazine and American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI), the Membrane Technology Forum is the premier live event in the commercial membrane and membrane technology sector.

This event covers the most important concepts and ideas from the fundamentals of membrane technology, fouling and cleaning to emerging new technologies and applications with real world case studies discussing the problems, proposed solutions you can use today and final results. The Membrane Technology Forum is the go-to source for processors, plant managers, engineers, chemists, equipment manufacturers, research & development, sales & marketing specialists, technicians and many others.

Featuring a series of two dedicated educational tracks each with short, informative technical sessions covering current topics and emerging trends attendees gain fresh ideas, trusted data and proactive solutions to help their companies evolve with the changing trends in membrane technology.


In addition to expert speakers, hands on facility tours and big picture keynote presentations, the Membrane Technology Forum also features a select group of innovative and forward-thinking suppliers’ on-hand to demonstrate their new technologies and products that can help improve your processes immediately.




global pouch forum June 11 - 13, 2019
Rosemont, IL

Global Pouch Forum

Global Pouch Forum

Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Rosemont, IL

Global Pouch Forum continues to drive forward flexible packaging innovations at warp speed, re-energizing the industry at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, Illiniois on June 11-13, 2019!

What does the future hold for flexible packaging? How can you drive differentiation, create value, and generate growth sustainably?

Global Pouch Forum discovers the answers to these important questions, and many more, by offering packaging industry professionals the opportunity to discover state-of-the-art techniques, learn about the cutting-edge trends and developments, and discover business partners focused on a better, shared future.

Known for its strong educational agenda, excellent networking opportunities and extensive flexible packaging exhibition space, the Forum attracts a loyal and growing attendance each year, drawing more than 600 attendees in recent years.



npcSeptember 30 - October 2, 2019
Chicago, IL


New Products Conference

The Marquette Hotel
710 S Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402



Prepared Foods’ 36th annual New Products Conference will focus its efforts on how companies in the Food and Beverage industry can re-think their business efforts to help them obtain an edge on their competition. With the latest information and trends presented by the industry's top experts, this powerful 3-day event will allow companies to do just that.

As a result, attendees will not only be able to develop new business relationships that can help catapult their company to new heights, but they’ll also be able to learn how they can cultivate products that can not only appeal to their customers, but also change the way people perceive food.



ce southFebruary 5, 2019
Charlotte, NC

Converters Expo South

Converters Expo South

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Converters Expo South

Converters Expo South is a one day expo that unites converters of paper, film, plastics and nonwovens with industry buyers, specialists and suppliers.

With hundreds of attendees expected, Converters Expo South will be the place to find manufacturing partners, check out testing and prototyping equipment, meet with producers of disposables and learn the latest in flexo printing and packaging.


Attendees Can Expect to:
• See the latest converting technology
• Meet multiple vendors in informal setting
• Network with industry peers
• Find solutions to your daily challenges


Join us on February 5, 2019 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte North Carolina for Converters Expo South!




meatindustryFebruary 11, 2019
Atlanta, GA


The Meat Industry Hall of Fame (MIHOF)

Omni Hotel / CNN Center
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303

The National Provisioner invites you to honor the 2017 Members of the Meat Industry Hall of Fame by joining us for an awards dinner that recognizes this prestigious class of leaders. Co-located with IPPE, this social event honors and celebrates an incredible group of leading top members of the meat, poultry and livestock industry.



bevopslogoMarch 19 - 21, 2019
Henderson, NV


BevOpsFleet Summit

The M Resort, Spa & Casino
12300 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Henderson, NV 89044

The 13th annual BevOps Fleet Summit, hosted by Beverage Industry magazine, is a learning and information sharing experience for warehousing, operations and fleet management.

This 3-day conference will address business challenges and industry trends of today’s beverage marketplace.




Converters Expo March 27- 28, 2019
Green Bay, WI

Converters Expo

Converters Expo

Lambeau Field Atrium
Green Bay, WI 54304

Your one-stop shop for all things converting is back in 2018 with 20% more exhibits! Celebrating 11 years as the only one-day expo exclusively serving the converting industry, Converters Expo is returning to the Lambeau Field Atrium on April 17-18.

Converters Expo unites converters of paper, film, plastics and nonwovens with industry buyers, specialists and suppliers.


With over 700 attendees attending/exhibiting in 2017, Converters Expo continues to grow. Located in the heart of the nation’s top Converting Corridor, it is the place to find manufacturing partners, check out testing and prototyping equipment, meet with producers of disposables and learn the latest in flexo printing and packaging.



foodautomationApril 14 - 17, 2019
Miami, FL


Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo (FA&M)

Doral Miami
4400 N.W. 87th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33178

Bringing Processors and Suppliers Face to Face With The Future of Food Manufacturing


Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo (FA&M) is a 2 ½ day event that brings food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


FA&M provides a unique forum of world-class speakers presenting essential solutions and educational sessions on a variety of topics for food and beverage manufacturers. This gives attendees a vital opportunity to re-energize their careers in a casual, highly productive networking event.