Oct
24
to Oct 26

R&DA Fall Meeting

The mission of the Research and Development Associates for Military Food and Packaging is to provide the safest and highest quality food and food service to the U.S. Armed Forces. The Fall Meeting will be held in San Antonio, TX.

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Dec
4
to Dec 6

Annual NLS Food Quality Symposium

The 9th Annual Food Quality Symposium, features the ideal peer-to-peer networking environment for Top LevelExecutives in Safety, Quality Assurance (Q & A) and many other related fields within the food industry. Be a part of the Industry's Must Attend Event featuring thought leaders from the world’s leading food manufacturers, discussing the key issues affecting the current and future growth of your business.

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Oct
7
to Oct 11

Taste the Future (ANUGA)

What’s going to sell? What trends are emerging? What will the next big thing in the Asian food and drink industry be? Where in the world does my business have the best potential? The unique trade fair concept of Anuga with its ten separate fairs under one roof and clear focus on the trends of the future doesn’t simply provide you with the answers to these questions; it also gives you the opportunity to network with the decision-makers who help generate those answers.

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Sep
25
to Sep 27

Pack Expo International

At Pack Expo International, more than 1,600+ packaging and processing exhibitors cover virtually the entire packaging supply chain, providing the opportunity to network with others in your industry from every corner of the globe. Specialized education sessions led by industry experts will be provided. Pack Expo has the latest advances while experiencing "live," hands-on demonstrations of the best and newest technologies seen in the industry.

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Sep
19
to Sep 22

Process Expo

PROCESS EXPO represents the pinnacle of food technology bringing together the world’s most successful food and beverage processors, equipment manufacturers and leaders in the field of academia. PROCESS EXPO is owned and organized by the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries.

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Jul
31
to Aug 4

MATS & MAPS Technology Boot Camp

  • Washington State University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Technology Boot Camp is a 5-day course that provides information for assessing and validating the application of MATS and MAPS technology. Held at Washington State University where the microwave processing was developed, this boot camp is led by MATS inventor Juming Tang, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Distinguished Chair of Food Engineering.

Designed for food innovation, R&D, thermal process and quality assurance professionals, this boot camp covers:

  • fundamental principles of microwave heating
  • thermal process validation
  • food science
  • quality assurance
  • bench-top sample production for MATS and MAPS.

In addition to covering the fundamental science of MATS and MAPS technology, this boot camp also provides participants a hands-on opportunity to develop bench-top prototypes utilizing microwave processing technology. 

Please visit the event website to register.

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Jul
9
to Jul 12

International Association of Food Protection

The IAFP Annual Meeting is attended by more than 3,400 of the top industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals from six continents. This renowned event owes its reputation and success to the quantity, quality, and diversity of each year’s program; the quality and relevance of exhibits sharing the latest in available technologies; leading experts speaking on a variety of timely topics; and special recognition of outstanding professionals and students for their contributions in the food safety field.

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Jun
25
to Jun 28

IFT Food Expo

The IFT Food Expo is the industry's largest collection of ingredients, equipment, processing, and packaging suppliers under one roof. It's the only place where the latest global food trends--and the products designed to meet them--are on display. 

The IFT Food Expo is the single most important event for professionals involved in food science and technology. That's why two out of every three Food Expo attendees are repeat attendees. They know first-hand that it's the best place to see the newest products, trends, tools, and techniques…and meet face-to-face with the companies who provide them. 

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Jun
14
to Jun 17

Global Pouch West

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May
23
to May 25

2017 IFT-EFFoST International Nonthermal Processing Workshop & Short Course

The Institute of Food Safety and Health is happy to host to the 2017 IFT-EFFoST International Nonthermal Processing Workshop & Short Course. The theme of this year is “Applications and Commercialization of Novel & Nonthermal Food Processing Technologies.”

In this conference, researchers, subject matter experts, and stakeholders from government, academia, research institutions, food industry, food service groups and consumer/community groups will discuss the opportunities and issues associated with novel and nonthermal food processing technologies, research findings at various stages of the development chain, and showcase best practices in commercializing these technologies including key issues of food formulations, selection of the best fit processes and packaging for food manufacture, storage, and shipping of these innovative food products. The conference will identify the gaps in assessing and meeting regulatory requirements for process validation and product labeling as well communicating the benefits of these technologies to both retail buyers and consumers to ensure marketplace acceptance.

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May
23
to May 24

Thin Wall Packaging

AMI conferences offer delegates the opportunity to meet and network. We develop programs using the skills and contacts from within our own consulting business and choose topics and speakers with great care. More importantly we do not just organize conferences. AMI makes a major contribution to each conference it organizes. AMI always provides at least one, and sometimes several, keynote presentations at each conference. So you can be sure that when you attend our conferences you will not only hear from industry experts, but also receive essential papers from AMI.

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May
22
to May 25

R&DA spring meeting

The mission of the Research and Development Associates for Military Food and Packaging is to provide the safest and highest quality food and food service to the U.S. Armed Forces. The 71st Annual Spring Meeting will be held in Williamsburg, VA.

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May
20
to May 23

National Restaurant Association Show

National Restaurant Association Show showcases products like bakery items, kitchen tools, table ware, flatware, crockery, food service technology, catering paraphernalia, sustainable products, snacks and munchins etc. in the Hotel, Restaurant & Catering industry.

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May
17
to May 19

SIAL China

Each year SIAL China positions itself as "the event" not to be missed for professionals in the food and beverage industry in China.  Exhibiting at SIAL China is the best means of making your products known and for positioning them directly with the various import/distribution segments in China and Asia including supermarket/hypermarkets, wholesalers, foodservice (hotel/restaurant), importers/trade agents.

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May
16
to May 17

PLMA Worl dof Private Label International Trade Show

PLMA’s 2017 “World of Private Label” International Trade Show will be held at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and will present over 4,200 exhibit stands including over 55 national and regional pavilions. Products on display will include fresh, frozen and refrigerated foods, dry grocery, and beverages as well as non-food categories, including cosmetics, health and beauty, household and kitchen, auto aftercare, garden, and housewares & DIY. The show floor is divided into separate food and non-food halls to help visitors make the most of their time. 

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May
8
to May 11

Food Safety Summit

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. 

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May
4
to May 10

Interpack Processes and Packaging

Interpack is the essential event for the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors. No other trade fair in the world presents the entire supply chain. At no other trade fair does the packaging industry provide all sectors with tailored solutions and innovative designs based on such a variety of materials, and it is, of course, the event for the packaging industry.

Processing and packaging. Distribution, consumer protection and protection against product piracy. Protection against contamination, deterioration or damage and for proper handling – the challenges are huge and only an overall approach can meet the demands set by old and new markets, social change, evolving consumer habits and rapidly developing trends and ensure success across the board.

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Apr
25
to Apr 27

Seafood Expo Global

The Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the world’s largest seafood trade fair. The fair features more than 1,700 exhibiting companies from over 75 countries.  If you are a professional seafood buyer, do not miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet and do business with seafood suppliers from every corner of the globe.

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Mar
20
to Mar 21

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

Innovation gives us the only real chance of feeding the world without destroying the environment. It gives us food security, increases crop yields, improves soil health, saves water and empowers communities in developing countries.

GFIA is an exhibition and conference that exists to present these innovations to farmers, to connect buyers and sellers around the world and to promote sustainable agriculture as the only solution for increasing food production and combating climate change.

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Mar
19
to Mar 21

Seafood/Seafood Processing Expo North America

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America is a leading trade event for seafood buyers in every market category including retail, restaurant, catering, foodservice and processing. Meet with suppliers from around the world and source the seafood, new products, equipment and services to meet your business needs.

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Mar
14
to Mar 17

Research Chefs Association

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join culinary professionals, R&D colleagues and industry foodies in San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA from March 14-17 for the 2017 Annual Conference & Culinology® Expo. This event is the only R&D conference focused on the fast growing discipline of Culinology® — the blending of culinary arts and food science. RCA is stirring up some of the best education sessions, demos and workshops focused exclusively on Culinology® that you won't want to miss!

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Mar
8
to Mar 12

Natural Products Expo West

Natural Products Expo West continues to be the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, attracting over 77,000 industry professionals and 3,000 exhibits to the Anaheim Convention Center. Rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week, Natural Products Expo West continues to help attendees reach their business goals.

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Mar
7
to Mar 10

IFTPS

IFTPS is an International Organization whose Mission is to provide leadership and education for thermal processing specialists to enhance awareness and ensure public health safety by using the knowledge of a diverse membership through communication, networking, research and establishing best practices.

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Feb
9
to Feb 11

North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Show

  • Orange County Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come explore a world where the business of foodservice equipment and supplies comes first. An industry utopia for pros like you who face the ongoing challenge of serving others while running a solid, profitable operation. The ideas and products here have the power to refocus your energy on the things that matter – from happy diners to bigger cost savings. Don’t miss 500+ exhibitors, miles of kitchen innovations and priceless connections.

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Feb
8
to Feb 9

Food Processing Expo 2017

  • Sacremento Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With more than 260 exhibitors and 2,600 attendees, the Food Processing Expo is the largest tradeshow in California devoted exclusively to food processing.  The Expo, produced each year by the California League of Food Processors, brings the industry together by offering a tradeshow floor packed with exhibits featuring machinery, equipment, supplies, services and other vendors with innovative products for the industry. The Expo also offers informative sessions about relevant industry issues and networking events, ensuring that there is something for everyone in the food processing industry.

The 2017 Expo will offer two special workshops – Food Processing Facility Sanitation and Human Resource Recruiting, Development & Management, – both to be held on February 7.  The Expo Kick-Off Breakfast Speaker is Gary Heil, who will inspire you to make productive changes in your company.

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Jan
22
to Jan 24

Winter Fancy Food Show

The Fancy Food Show is a Trade event open to qualified buyers and industry professionals only. This event is the largest specialty food and beverage show on the West Coast where participants can discover the hottest new products, producers and trends, and network with more than 33,000 industry professionals and tastemakers.

Please visit the event website for registration information.

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Jan
9
to Jan 11

Northwest Food & Beverage World 2017

  • Oregon Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Northwest Food and Beverage Manufacturers Expo and Conference will be held the second week of January. The floor will be open Monday through Wednesday afternoon. The Expo incorporates leading-edge educational sessions with the largest regional trade show in the industry, attracting industry decision-makers from across the United States, Canada and the world. 

Contact expo@nwfpa.org for information on programming, sponsorships, and exhibiting. Please visit the event website to register.

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Dec
7
to Dec 8

Global Pouch West

  • Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Global Pouch West 2016 is the place to learn about the explosive growth in pouches and why food, beverage, and household product manufacturers are making the switch from rigid to flexible packaging. This sector is rapidly expanding, with stand-up pouches growing at a rate of 6.5% a year and U.S. flexible plastic pouches sales predicted to top $10 billion by the end of the decade, according to the Freedonia Group.

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Dec
5
to Dec 9

Food Safety Consoritum

  • Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 4th Annual Food Safety Consortium conference is a summit of Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) industry experts and government officials. The agenda is comprised of panel discussions, individual presentations, "Ask The Experts" discussion groups, workshops and training programs running concurrently, coupled with overarching plenary sessions paired with a table-top exhibition. This is an event focused on food safety education and networking providing attendees best practices and new technology solutions to today's food safety challenges.

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Nov
16
9:00am 9:00am

2016 Food Tank Summit- Chicago, IL

Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is holding its 1st annual Chicago Food Tank Summit at the Gleacher Center. This two-day event will feature more than 70 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for interactive panels.

Please visit the event website for more information.

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