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The calendar list below is produced by MC-The Manufacturing Confectioner and reprinted with permission.

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June 2018
  • Jun. 3-5 --Candy Planning: Easter & Valentine's Day EPPS, Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, Braselton, GA, USA. ECRM / Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing
    Phone: +1 (440) 498 0500; Fax: +1 (440) 498 0900; Home page: www.ecrm.marketgate.com; E-Mail: dvillena@ecrm.marketgate.com
  • Jun. 5-7 --Chocovision, Morosani Schweizerhof Hotel, Davos Platz, Switzerland. Chocovision c/o Barry Callebaut
    Phone: +41 (43) 204 0459; Fax: +41 (43) 204 0400; Home page: www.chocovision.ch; E-Mail: info@chocovision.ch
  • Jun. 5-8 --Expo Pack Mexico, Expo Bancomer Santa Fe, Mexico City, Mexico. PMMI
    Phone: +1 (703) 243 8555; Fax: +1 (703) 243 8556; Home page: www.expopack.com.mx; E-Mail: expo@pmmi.org
  • Jun. 12-15 --Alimentec Conferias 2018, Bogota, Colombia. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.koelnmesse.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmesse.de
  • Jun. 13-16 --Propak Asia, Bangkok International Trade Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, Thailand. UBM plc
    Phone: +44 (20) 7921 5000; ; Home page: www.propakasia.com; E-Mail: marek.szandrowski@ubm.com
  • Jun. 18-22 --RCI Annual Convention & Industry Expo, Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH, USA. RCI / Retail Confectioners International
    Phone: +1 (417) 883 2775; Fax: +1 (417) 883 1108; Home page: www.retailconfectioners.org; E-Mail: events@retailconfectioners.org
  • Jun. 19 --ConTech 2018, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ai Group Confectionery Sector
    Phone: +61 (3) 9867 0147; Fax: +61 (3) 9867 0271; Home page: www.aigroup.com.au; E-Mail: julie.gerrard@aigroup.com.au
  • Jun. 28-30 --SupplySide China, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. Informa Exhibitions
    Phone: +1 (480) 990 1101; Fax: +1 (480) 990 8199; Home page: www.supplysideshow.com
  • Jun. 30 --FCIA Elevate Chocolate, Crown Plaza Times Square Manhattan Hotel, New York, NY, USA. FCIA / Fine Chocolate Industry Association
    Phone: +1 (206) 577 9983; ; Home page: www.finechocolateindustry.org; E-Mail: info@finechocolateindustry.org
  • Jun. 30- Jul. 2 --Summer Fancy Food and Confection Show, Javits Center, New York, NY, USA. Specialty Food Association
    Phone: +1 (212) 482 6440; Fax: +1 (212) 482 6459; Home page: www.specialtyfood.com; E-Mail: membership@specialtyfood.com
July 2018
  • Jul. 15-18 --IFT Food Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. IFT / Institute of Food Technologists
    Phone: +1 (312) 782 8424; Fax: +1 (312) 782 8348; Home page: www.ift.org; E-Mail: info@ift.org
  • Jul. 23- Aug. 3 --Resident Course in Confectionery Technology, Babcock Hall, UW–Madison Campus, Madison, WI, USA. University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Phone: +1 (608) 263 3046; Fax: +1 (608) 262 6872; Home page: www.foodsci.wisc.edu; E-Mail: rwhartel@wisc.edu
  • Jul. 31- Aug. 3 --Confitexpo, Expo Guadalajara, Jalisco Salon, Guadalajara, JAL, Mexico. Grupo Gefecc
    Phone: +52 (55) 5564 0329; Fax: +52 (55) 5564 7040; Home page: www.confitexpo.com; E-Mail: info@confitexpo.com
August 2018
September 2018
  • Sep. 9-11 --Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show, The Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA, USA. Philadelphia National Candy, Gift and Gourmet Show
    Phone: +1 (770) 727 0520; Fax: +1 (877) 722 6123; Home page: www.phillycandyshows.com; E-Mail: kathydarnell@globalcif.com
  • Sep. 11-13 --NCA Washington Forum, Washington, DC, USA. NCA / National Confectioners Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 534 1440; Fax: +1 (202) 337 0637; Home page: www.candyusa.com; E-Mail: info@candyusa.com
  • Sep. 15-20 --IBA Munich, Fairgrounds Munich, Munich, Germany. GHM/Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen
    Fax: +49 (89) 949 55159; Home page: www.iba.de; E-Mail: iba@ghm.de
  • Sep. 17-19 --RCI Fall Regional Conference, Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, OR, USA. RCI / Retail Confectioners International
    Phone: +1 (417) 883 2775; Fax: +1 (417) 883 1108; Home page: www.retailconfectioners.org; E-Mail: events@retailconfectioners.org
  • Sep. 19-22 --Indopack, Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo), Jakarta, Indonesia. Messe Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 (211) 456 001; Fax: +49 (211) 456 0668; Home page: www.messe-duesseldorf.de; E-Mail: infoservice@messe-duesseldorf.de
  • Sep. 23-26 --Convenience Distribution Business Exchange (CDBX), The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA. CDA / Convenience Distribution Association
    Phone: +1 (703) 208 3358; Fax: +1 (703) 573 5738; Home page: www.cdaweb.net; E-Mail: cda@cdaweb.net
October 2018
  • Oct. 1-3 --AACT National Technical Seminar, The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus, Oak Brook, IL, USA. AACT / American Association of Candy Technologists National Chapter
    Phone: +1 (920) 295 6959; Fax: +1 (920) 295 6843; Home page: www.aactcandy.org; E-Mail: aactinfo@gomc.com
  • Oct. 7-10 --NACS Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. NACS / National Association of Convenience Stores
    Phone: +1 (703) 684 3600; Fax: +1 (703) 836 4564; Home page: www.nacsonline.com; E-Mail: nacs@nacsonline.com
  • Oct. 11-12 --FCCI Chocolate Conservatory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. FCCI / Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute
    Phone: +1 (617) 871 9413; ; Home page: www.chocolateinstitute.org; E-Mail: contact@chocolateinstitute.org
  • Oct. 14-17 --Pack Expo International, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. PMMI
    Phone: +1 (703) 243 8555; Fax: +1 (703) 243 8556; Home page: www.packexpo.com; E-Mail: expo@pmmi.org
  • Oct. 17-19 --Advanced Gummies and Jellies Course, UW–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Phone: +1 (608) 263 3046; Fax: +1 (608) 262 6872; Home page: www.foodsci.wisc.edu; E-Mail: rwhartel@wisc.edu
  • Oct. 19-21 --Candy Hall of Fame, Tampa Renaissance International Plaza, Tampa, FL, USA. NCSA / National Confectionery Sales Association
    Phone: +1 (216) 631 8200; Fax: +1 (216) 631 8210; Home page: www.candyhalloffame.org; E-Mail: info@candyhalloffame.org
  • Oct. 21-23 --AACC International Annual Meeting, Hilton London Metropole, London, UK. AACC / American Association of Cereal Chemists
    Phone: +1 (651) 454 7250; Fax: +1 (651) 454 0766; Home page: www.aaccnet.org; E-Mail: aacc@scisoc.org
  • Oct. 21-25 --Sial Paris 2018, Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France. ComExposium
    Phone: +33 (1) 7677 1111; Fax: +33 (1) 7677 1212; Home page: www.comexposium.com; E-Mail: nelly.baron@comexposium.com
  • Oct. 23-24 --WCF Partnership Meeting, Sao Paulo, Brazil. WCF / World Cocoa Foundation
    Phone: +1 (202) 737 7870; Fax: +1 (202) 737 7832; Home page: www.worldcocoafoundation.org; E-Mail: wcf@worldcocoa.org
  • Oct. 24-26 --Indiapack/Packprocess India, Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC), Mumbai, India. Messe Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 (211) 456 001; Fax: +49 (211) 456 0668; Home page: www.pacprocess-india.com; E-Mail: info@mdna.com
    U.S. Contact: ; Home page: www.pacprocess-india.com
  • Oct. 28-31 --2018 ABA Technical Conference, Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis, IN, USA. ABA / American Bakers Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 789 0300; ; Home page: www.americanbakers.org; E-Mail: info@americanbakers.org
  • Oct. 30- Nov. 1 --Yummex Middle East, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: yummex-me.com; E-Mail: f.stroeter@koelnmesse.de
November 2018
  • Nov. 5-7 --FCCI Cacao Grader Intensive Course, (in English), Seattle, WA, USA. FCCI / Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute
    Phone: +1 (617) 871 9413; ; Home page: www.chocolateinstitute.org; E-Mail: contact@chocolateinstitute.org
  • Nov. 6-9 --Panned Confections Short Course, Richardson Brands, Canajoharie, NY, USA. PMCA
    Phone: +1 (610) 625 4655; Fax: +1 (610) 625 4657; Home page: www.pmca.com/short-courses; E-Mail: info@pmca.com
  • Nov. 6-10 --Supply Side West, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, USA. Informa Exhibitions
    Phone: +1 (480) 990 1101; Fax: +1 (480) 990 8199; Home page: www.supplysideshow.com
  • Nov. 11-13 --PLMA Private Label Trade Show, Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, IL, USA. PLMA / Private Label Manufacturers Association
    Phone: +1 (212) 972 3131; Fax: +1 (212) 983 1382 ; Home page: www.plma.com; E-Mail: info@plma.com
December 2018
  • Dec. 2-4 --Candy Planning: Halloween EPPS, Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, Cape Coral, FL, USA. ECRM / Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing
    Phone: +1 (440) 498 0500; Fax: +1 (440) 498 0900; Home page: www.ecrm.marketgate.com; E-Mail: dvillena@ecrm.marketgate.com
  • Dec. 3-5 --Choco Tec 2018, Congress Centre North of the KölnMesse, Köln, Germany. ZDS / Zentralfachschule der Deutschen Süsswarenwirtschaft
    Phone: +49 (212) 5961 0; Fax: +49 (212) 5961 61 33; Home page: www.zds-solingen.de; E-Mail: info@zds-solingen.de

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January 2019
February 2019
  • Feb. 18-20 --Convenience Distribution Marketplace, Hilton Orlando, Orlando, FL, USA. CDA / Convenience Distribution Association
    Phone: +1 (703) 208 3358; Fax: +1 (703) 573 5738; Home page: www.cdaweb.net; E-Mail: cda@cdaweb.net
  • Feb. 24-27 --International Sweetener Colloquium, Turnberry Isle Miami, Aventura, FL, USA. IDFA / International Dairy Foods Assoc.
    Phone: +1 (202) 737 4332; Fax: +1 (202) 331 7820; Home page: www.idfa.org; E-Mail: publications@idfa.org
  • Feb. 24-27 --The NGA Show, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA. NGA / National Grocers Association
    Phone: +1 (703) 516 0700; Fax: +1 (703) 516 0115; Home page: www.nationalgrocers.org; E-Mail: info@nationalgrocers.org
March 2019
April 2019
  • Apr. 2-4 --NACS State of the Industry Summit, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL, USA. NACS / National Association of Convenience Stores
    Phone: +1 (703) 684 3600; Fax: +1 (703) 836 4564; Home page: www.nacsonline.com; E-Mail: nacs@nacsonline.com
  • Apr. 7-10 --2019 ABA Convention, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, FL, USA. ABA / American Bakers Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 789 0300; ; Home page: www.americanbakers.org; E-Mail: info@americanbakers.org
  • Apr. 8-10 --PMCA Production Conference, Lancaster County Convention Center & Marriott Lancaster at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA, USA. PMCA
    Phone: +1 (610) 625 4655; Fax: +1 (610) 625 4657; Home page: www.pmca.com; E-Mail: info@pmca.com
  • Apr. 30- May 2 --Sial Canada 2019, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada. ComExposium
    Phone: +33 (1) 7677 1111; Fax: +33 (1) 7677 1212; Home page: www.comexposium.com; E-Mail: nelly.baron@comexposium.com
May 2019
June 2019
  • Jun. 2-5 --IFT Food Expo, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, USA. IFT / Institute of Food Technologists
    Phone: +1 (312) 782 8424; Fax: +1 (312) 782 8348; Home page: www.ift.org; E-Mail: info@ift.org
  • Jun. 23-25 --Summer Fancy Food & Confection Show, Javits Center, New York, NY, USA. Specialty Food Association
    Phone: +1 (212) 482 6440; Fax: +1 (212) 482 6459; Home page: www.specialtyfood.com; E-Mail: membership@specialtyfood.com
September 2019
  • Sep. 7-11 --IBIE 2019, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. ABA / American Bakers Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 789 0300; ; Home page: www.americanbakers.org; E-Mail: info@americanbakers.org
  • Sep. 8-10 --Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show, The Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA, USA. Philadelphia National Candy, Gift and Gourmet Show
    Phone: +1 (770) 727 0520; Fax: +1 (877) 722 6123; Home page: www.phillycandyshows.com; E-Mail: kathydarnell@globalcif.com
  • Sep. 9-12 --Convenience Distribution Business Exchange (CDBX), The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA. CDA / Convenience Distribution Association
    Phone: +1 (703) 208 3358; Fax: +1 (703) 573 5738; Home page: www.cdaweb.net; E-Mail: cda@cdaweb.net
  • Sep. 10-12 --NCA Washington Forum, Washington, DC, USA. NCA / National Confectioners Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 534 1440; Fax: +1 (202) 337 0637; Home page: www.candyusa.com; E-Mail: info@candyusa.com
  • Sep. 23-25 --Pack Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. PMMI
    Phone: +1 (703) 243 8555; Fax: +1 (703) 243 8556; Home page: www.packexpo.com; E-Mail: expo@pmmi.org
October 2019
  • Oct. 1-4 --NACS Show, Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, GA, USA. NACS / National Association of Convenience Stores
    Phone: +1 (703) 684 3600; Fax: +1 (703) 836 4564; Home page: www.nacsonline.com; E-Mail: nacs@nacsonline.com
  • Oct. 5-9 --Anuga, Cologne Exhibition Centre, Köln, Germany. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.anuga.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmesse.de
  • Oct. 20-23 --2019 ABA Technical Conference, Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA, USA. ABA / American Bakers Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 789 0300; ; Home page: www.americanbakers.org; E-Mail: info@americanbakers.org

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January 2020
February 2020
April 2020
  • Apr. 7-9 --NACS State of the Industry Summit, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, IL, USA. NACS / National Association of Convenience Stores
    Phone: +1 (703) 684 3600; Fax: +1 (703) 836 4564; Home page: www.nacsonline.com; E-Mail: nacs@nacsonline.com
  • Apr. 19-22 --2020 ABA Convention, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ, USA. ABA / American Bakers Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 789 0300; ; Home page: www.americanbakers.org; E-Mail: info@americanbakers.org
May 2020
  • May 7-13 --Interpack Processes & Packaging, International Trade Fair for Packaging Machinery, Packaging and Confectionery Machinery. Düsseldorf, Germany. Messe Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 (211) 456 001; Fax: +49 (211) 456 0668; Home page: www.interpack.com; E-Mail: interpack@messe-duesseldorf.de
    U.S. Contact: Phone: +1 (312) 781 5180; Fax: +1 (312) 781 5188; Home page: www.interpack.com; E-Mail: info@mdna.com
  • May 19-21 --NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. NCA / National Confectioners Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 534 1440; Fax: +1 (202) 337 0637; Home page: www.sweetsandsnacks.com; E-Mail: info@candyusa.com
June 2020
July 2020
  • Jul. 12-15 --IFT Food Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. IFT / Institute of Food Technologists
    Phone: +1 (312) 782 8424; Fax: +1 (312) 782 8348; Home page: www.ift.org; E-Mail: info@ift.org
October 2020
  • Oct. 11-14 --NACS Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. NACS / National Association of Convenience Stores
    Phone: +1 (703) 684 3600; Fax: +1 (703) 836 4564; Home page: www.nacsonline.com; E-Mail: nacs@nacsonline.com
  • Oct. 25-28 --2020 ABA Technical Conference, Westin Kansas City Crown Center, Kansas City, MO, USA. ABA / American Bakers Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 789 0300; ; Home page: www.americanbakers.org; E-Mail: info@americanbakers.org
November 2020
January 2021
April 2021
  • Apr. 13-15 --NACS State of the Industry Summit, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL, USA. NACS / National Association of Convenience Stores
    Phone: +1 (703) 684 3600; Fax: +1 (703) 836 4564; Home page: www.nacsonline.com; E-Mail: nacs@nacsonline.com
May 2021
  • May 25-27 --NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. NCA / National Confectioners Association
    Phone: +1 (202) 534 1440; Fax: +1 (202) 337 0637; Home page: www.sweetsandsnacks.com; E-Mail: info@candyusa.com
June 2021
September 2021
January 2022
June 2022
January 2023
June 2023
September 2023
  • Sep. 25-27 --Pack Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. PMMI
    Phone: +1 (703) 243 8555; Fax: +1 (703) 243 8556; Home page: www.packexpo.com; E-Mail: expo@pmmi.org