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New Products Conference September 10-13, 2017
Denver, CO

New Products Conference

New Products Conference

Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202

What Makes Us Different?
Prepared Foods' 35th annual New Products Conference operates at the intersection of trends and the future, the food and beverage industry and the broader innovation ecosystem.

This intimate experience is diversity rich and highly conducive to face to face collaboration and knowledge exchange as well as in person new product introductions. This interconnectedness results in a highly specialized marketplace of key stakeholders.

Unlock opportunity. Unleash creativity. Transform industry.

This cumulative learning forum builds on the disruption vision of New Products Conference 2016. Together innovators will drill down into transformative activation strategies, trends, tactics and technologies to ensure you deliver new dimensions of value. From pragmatic lessons and first hand stories to architecting new solutions, this multidisciplinary experience will empower you to transcend obstacles, dissolve boundaries and solve for growth to transform industry.



BevOps Fleet SummitSeptember 19-22, 2017
Phoenix, AZ

BevOps Fleet Summit

BevOps Fleet Summit

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd
Phoenix, AX

The 12th annual BevOps Fleet Summit, hosted by Beverage Industry magazine, is a learning and information sharing experience for warehousing, operations and fleet management.

This 4-day conference will address business challenges and industry trends of today’s beverage marketplace. In addition to educational sessions, it also features an exclusive tour of a local beverage distributor and the coveted Ride & Drive/Equipment Demo!

If you’re in the beverage business, you need to be here.



Packaging That Sells October 23 - 25, 2017 
Chicago, IL

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Packaging That Sells

The Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60611

BRANDPACKAGING's Packaging That Sells Conference provides the opportunity to interact with the industry's most influential brand marketers and package design teams who understand the vital role packaging plays in delivering a brand's message and connecting with consumers.

Examine what your package communicates not only about the product, but also about your brand - how your product is presented makes a statement about your company.



Global Pouch West December 5-7, 2017
Anaheim, CA


Global Pouch West

Anaheim Marriott
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802


Global Pouch West Returns to Anaheim!
Join us as Packaging Strategies’ fourth annual Global Pouch West conference returns to Anaheim.

Plan to attend Global Pouch West 2017, where you will learn about shifts in consumer lifestyles and the increasing demand for convenience products that are contributing to the dramatic growth of pouch packaging, replacing traditional formats such as glass jars and metal cans. In North America alone, the pouch segment is experiencing an annual growth rate of 7.5 percent, and consumers in 2015 used 19.8 billion stand-up pouches, according to Schönwald Consulting.

Global Pouch West is where brand owners, retailers, and suppliers meet to network and discover the latest trends, markets, and challenges in flexible packaging. The conference will feature 1 ½ days of educational sessions, an exhibition reception, and numerous networking opportunities.



Converters Expo South February 6, 2018
Charlotte, NC

Converters Expo South

Converters Expo South

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Converters Expo SouthFor over a decade Converters Expo has been bringing hundreds of suppliers and converter professionals together in the Green Bay, WI area for one day of demonstrations and networking on an expansive show floor.

Due to the overwhelming success of Converters Expo in Green Bay, we are introducing Converters Expo South in a new and convenient location to provide converters and industry professionals, in Southeastern region of the U.S., the opportunity to network and find solutions to their business needs.

Join us on February 6, 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte North Carolina for Converters Expo South!


Converters Expo April 17-18, 2018
Green Bay, WI

Converters Expo

Converters Expo

Lambeau Field Atrium
1265 Lombardi Ave
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.



Food Safety Summit May 7-10, 2018
Rosemont, IL

Food Safety Summit

Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

Bring Your Food Safety Challenges, Leave with Practical Solutions
The Food Safety Summit is a solution-based conference and expo designed to meet the educational and informational needs of the food industry including growers, processors, retailers, distributors, foodservice operators, regulators and academia. The Summit provides a 3-day comprehensive educational program to learn from subject matter experts, trainers, exchange ideas and find solutions to your current job challenges. The Summit has an expansive Exhibit Hall packed with progressive vendors and exclusive networking events to help you make meaningful industry connections.


Global Pouch Forum June 13-15, 2018
Miami, FL

Global Pouch Forum

Global Pouch Forum

InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131


Celebrating its 20th year in 2017, the Global Pouch Forum continues to grow and expand. 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 2016 and in 2017.

This 1½-day forum features 13 sessions, 20-24 speakers and over 10 hours of networking opportunities - with the insights and knowledge needed to perfect your brand’s flexible packaging!

The Forum provides plenty of networking opportunities including the exhibition and networking reception featuring almost 90 table-top exhibitors.

In addition TAPPI PLACE co-located once again with Global Pouch Forum and held a pre-conference workshop on stand-up pouches. They provided an in-depth look into pouch-making technologies with speakers from the converting side of the industry. There is also an opportunity to tour Karlville's Miami facilities.