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CPX logo Final July 30-31, 2020
Denver, CO

CPX logo Final

CPX20: Cannabis Products Exchange

Hilton Denver City Center
1701 California St.
Denver, CO 80202




Cannabis Products Exchange is a unique new event spotlighting the latest in the development and production of legal cannabis edibles and beverages. This interactive two-day conference is designed to inform and inspire the ideation, innovation, research and development, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, and consumer safety of legal cannabis edibles and beverages.


Backed by Cannabis Products magazine, along with Prepared Foods, Food Engineering and Food Safety Strategies, CPX20 will lay the groundwork for merging the federally regulated food and beverage industry with the fragmented legal cannabis edibles and beverages industry.



mtf August 12 - 14, 2020
Minneapolis, MN

Membrane Technology Forum

Membrane Technology Forum

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

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.


The program features a series of two dedicated educational tracks each with short, informative technical sessions covering current topics and emerging trends. Attendees will 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.



Converters Expo August 24-25, 2020
Green Bay, WI

Converters Expo

Converters Expo

Lambeau Field Atrium
Green Bay, WI

Your one-stop shop for all things converting is back in 2020 with more exhibits! Celebrating 13 years as the only one-day expo exclusively serving the converting industry, Converters Expo is returning to the Lambeau Field Atrium on August 24-25.

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

With over 700 attendees attending/exhibiting each year since 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.



global pouch forum September 9-11, 2020
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 16-18, 2020!

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.



foodautomationSeptember 13-16, 2020
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.



npcSeptember 14-16, 2020
Dallas, TX


New Products Conference

Marriott Dallas Downtown
650 North Pearl Street
Dallas, TX 75201


Bringing Innovators Face-to-Face with the Future of Food


Prepared Foods’ 38th 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.



Beverage Forum October 15-16, 2020
Chicago, IL

The Beverage Forum

The Beverage Forum

Swissotel Chicago
323 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

2020 Future Vision


There’s no question that the U.S. beverage market has undergone a transformation from where it stood even five years ago. Today’s market has embraced brands that have helped consumers fulfill a number of need states in terms of health and wellness, customization, indulgence, convenience and much more. As we embark on a new technologically driven decade, the upcoming leaders and innovators are embracing a vision that supports not only the beverage needs of today but also anticipates wants and desires of the future.



Food Safety Summit October 19-22, 2020
Rosemont, IL

Food Safety Summit

Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL

The Food Safety Summit is a solution-based conference and expo designed to meet the educational and informational needs of the entire food industry. 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 solution providers and exclusive networking events to help you make meaningful industry connections.



meatindustryJanuary, 2021
Atlanta, GA


The Meat Industry Hall of Fame

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

The National Provisioner invites you to honor the 2019 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.



ce southFebruary 2021
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 in February 2021 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte North Carolina for Converters Expo South!




bevopslogoMarch 23-26, 2021
Henderson, NV


BevOpsFleet Summit

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

The BevOps Fleet Summit, hosted by Beverage Industry magazine, will be returning to the M Resort Spa & Casino and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for its 14th year!


This one of a kind learning and information sharing experience is the “can’t miss event” of the year for professionals in the warehousing, operations and fleet management businesses. Check this website frequently for updates regarding details of the 2021 educational sessions, facility tour, ride & drive/equipment demo and numerous networking opportunities you won’t want to miss!



kettle awards May 25, 2021
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.