Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Save the Date

Spring is upon us! It's time to get out your planner, find your frequent flyer mile numbers, and redeem your hotel's conference season! If you're looking to learn more about the numerous aspects of food and beverage consumer packaged goods or retail, mark your calendars for these educational conferences, expos, and events.

20-23: Snack Food Association SNAXPO, the world's premier event for the snack food industry
23-24: Institute of Food Technologists Wellness11 Conference
26-30: 2011 American Bakers Association Convention
27-31: Food Industry Environmental Council 41st Annual Food and Beverage Environmental Conference
28-29: Western Michigan University Food/CPG Marketing Program Food Marketing Conference 2011
28-30: SymphonyIRI Group Summit 2011
31-April 1: Food & Beverage Marketing & Advertising

3-6: Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo
5-7: Food Packaging Technologies Summit
10-12: National Retail Federation Global Supply Chain Summit
10-13: Juice Products Association Annual Meeting
11-13: Iconosphere 2011 presented by Iconoculture, a leading global consumer research and advisory company
11-13: Quality Conference
19-21: Food Safety Summit Expo & Conference

1-4: Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association Annual Convention
24-26: SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO® sponsored by the National Confectioners Association

11-14: Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo
21-24: National Restaurant Association Restaurant Show
22-23: International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event 2011 at the NRA Show
24-26: World Tea Expo

10-12: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade Summer Fancy Food Show

11-14: Prepared Foods' 2011 New Products Conference
12-14: Annual Summit (the digital division of the National Retail Federation)
19-21: 2011 International Dairy Show hosted by the International Dairy Foods Association
20-22: Sustainable Packaging Forum
21-24: Natural Products Expo East
26-28: PACK EXPO - North America's proven show for packaging and processing innovations

6-7: Brand Packaging: Packaging that Sells Conference
16-19: National Beer Wholesalers Association Convention and Trade Show
18-20: Coffee Tea & Water Show, presented by the National Automatic Merchandising Association
22-25: National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association Convention

1-4: Food Processing Suppliers Association's Process Expo 2011

January 8-14: Penn State Ice Cream Short Course
January 15-18: Retail's Big Show, the National Retail Federation's 101st Annual Convention & EXPO
February 12-15: National Grocers Association's Annual Convention & Supermarket Synergy Showcase
February 18-22: The American Frozen Food Institute Frozen Food Convention

In addition, be on the lookout for programming and special events from St. Joseph's University Center for Food Marketing and the Food Industry Center at the University of Minnesota throughout the year.

Will you be attending any of these events, or have you been to these conferences in the past? Please leave a message; I'd love to hear about your experiences!

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