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

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August 2017
  • Aug. 1-4 --Confitexpo, Expo Guadalajara, 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
  • Aug. 2-4 --Caramels, Toffees & Brittles, Wockenfuss Candy, Baltimore, MD, USA. RCI / Retail Confectioners International
    Phone: +1 (417) 883 2775; Fax: +1 (417) 883 1108; E-Mail: events@retailconfectioners.org
  • Aug. 13-17 --ECRM Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, 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
  • Aug. 16-17 --Gourmet Confectionery EPPS, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, 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
  • Aug. 21-23 --Anutec International FoodTec India, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.koelnmesse.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmesse.de
  • Aug. 22-24 --Fi South America, Transamérica Expo Center, São Paulo, Brazil. UBMi BV
    Phone: +31 (20) 409 9544; Fax: +31 (20) 363 2616; Home page: www.ingredientsnetwork.com; E-Mail: ingredientsnetwork@ubm.com
September 2017
  • Sep. 10-12 --Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show, The Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ, USA. Philadelphia National Candy, Gift and Gourmet Show
    Phone: +1 (800) 318 2238; ; Home page: www.phillycandyshows.com; E-Mail: rturner@urban-expo.com
  • Sep. 11-14 --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. 12-14 --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. 13-15 --Fi Asia, BITEC (Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre), Bangkok, Thailand. UBMi BV
    Phone: +31 (20) 409 9544; Fax: +31 (20) 363 2616; Home page: www.ingredientsnetwork.com; E-Mail: ingredientsnetwork@ubm.com
  • Sep. 14-16 --Annapoorna World of Food India, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.koelnmesse.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmesse.de
  • Sep. 18-20 --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.balve@koelnmessenafta.com
  • Sep. 19-22 --FPSA Process Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA. FPSA / Food Processing Suppliers Association
    Phone: +1 (703) 761 2600; Fax: +1 (703) 761 4334; Home page: www.fpsa.org; E-Mail: info@fpsa.org
  • 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
October 2017
  • Oct. 2-4 --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. 3-6 --Japan Pack 2017, Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan. Japan Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Assoc.
    Phone: +81 (3) 6222 2275; Fax: +81 (3) 6222 2280; Home page: www.japanpack.jp; E-Mail: japanpack@jpmma.or.jp
  • Oct. 4-6 --RCI Fall Regional Conference, Hotel Chaco, Albuquerque, NM, USA. RCI / Retail Confectioners International
    Phone: +1 (417) 883 2775; Fax: +1 (417) 883 1108; Home page: www.retailconfectioners.org; E-Mail: info@retailconfectioners.org
  • Oct. 7-11 --Anuga 2017, Cologne Exhibition Centre, Köln, Germany. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.anuga.de
  • Oct. 17-20 --NACS Show, McCormick Place, 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
  • Oct. 22-25 --B&CMA Annual Technical Conference, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX, USA. B&CMA / Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association
    Phone: +1 (443) 545 1645; Fax: +1 (410) 290 8585; Home page: www.thebcma.org; E-Mail: conferences@thebcma.org
  • Oct. 24-25 --WCF Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC, USA. 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 --ProPak Cape 2017, Cape Town ICC, Cape Town, South Africa. Specialized Exhibitions Montgomery
    Phone: +27 (11) 835 1565; ; Home page: www.specialised.com
November 2017
  • Nov. 7-10 --Andina Pack, Corferias Centro Internacional de Negocios y Exposiciones, 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
  • Nov. 7-10 --Caramel, Fudge and Toffee Short Course, Savage Brothers, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA. PMCA
    Phone: +1 (610) 625 4655; Fax: +1 (610) 625 4657; Home page: www.pmca.com; E-Mail: info@pmca.com
  • Nov. 7-10 --Shanghai World of Packaging, Shanghai New International Exhibition Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China. Messe Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 (211) 456 001; Fax: +49 (211) 456 0668; Home page: www.messe-duesseldorf.de; E-Mail: infoservice@messe-duesseldorf.de
    U.S. Contact: Phone: +1 (312) 781 5180; Fax: +1 (312) 781 5188; Home page: www.mdna.com; E-Mail: info@mdna.com
  • Nov. 9-11 --Fi & Hi India, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Bombay, India. UBMi BV
    Phone: +31 (20) 409 9544; Fax: +31 (20) 363 2616; Home page: www.ingredientsnetwork.com; E-Mail: ingredientsnetwork@ubm.com
  • Nov. 12-14 --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
  • Nov. 13-17 --International Symposium on Cocoa Research—ISCR 2017, Lima, Peru. ICCO / International Cocoa Organization
    Phone: +225 (22) 514 950; Fax: +225 (22) 514 979; Home page: www.icco.org/iscr2017; E-Mail: yunusa.abubakar@icco.org
  • Nov. 15-17 --Anufood China, Beijing, China. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.koelnmesse.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmesse.de
  • Nov. 21-23 --Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum, Kenyatta International Conference Centre KICC, Nairobi, Kenya. Messe Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 (211) 456 001; Fax: +49 (211) 456 0668; Home page: www.messe-duesseldorf.de; E-Mail: infoservice@messe-duesseldorf.de
  • Nov. 28-30 --Fi Europe, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany. UBMi BV
    Phone: +31 (20) 409 9544; Fax: +31 (20) 363 2616; Home page: www.ingredientsnetwork.com; E-Mail: ingredientsnetwork@ubm.com
  • Nov. 28- Dec. 1 --Panned Confections Workshop, The Warrell Corp., Camp Hill, PA, USA. PMCA
    Phone: +1 (610) 625 4655; Fax: +1 (610) 625 4657; Home page: www.pmca.com; E-Mail: info@pmca.com
December 2017
January 2018
  • Jan. 6-8 --Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA, USA. Philadelphia National Candy, Gift and Gourmet Show
    Phone: +1 (800) 318 2238; ; Home page: www.phillycandyshows.com; E-Mail: rturner@urban-expo.com
  • Jan. 20 --FCIA Elevate Chocolate—Winter 2018, InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA, USA. FCIA / Fine Chocolate Industry Association
    Phone: +1 (206) 577 9983; ; E-Mail: d.kaplan@finechocolateindustry.org
  • Jan. 21-23 --Winter Fancy Food & Confection Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA. Specialty Food Association
    Phone: +1 (212) 482 6440; Fax: +1 (212) 482 6459; Home page: www.specialtyfood.com; E-Mail: membership@specialtyfood.com
  • Jan. 23-26 --Upakovka/Upak Italia, Expocentre Krasnaya Presnya, Moscow, Russia. Messe Düsseldorf
    Phone: +49 (211) 456 001; Fax: +49 (211) 456 0668; Home page: www.messe-duesseldorf.de; E-Mail: infoservice@messe-duesseldorf.de
    U.S. Contact: Phone: +1 (312) 781 5180; Fax: +1 (312) 781 5188; Home page: www.mdna.com; E-Mail: info@mdna.com
  • Jan. 28-31 --ISM International Sweets and Biscuits Fair, Cologne Exhibition Centre, Köln, Germany. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.ism-cologne.de
    U.S. Contact: Phone: +1 (773) 326 9920; Fax: +1 (773) 714 0063; Home page: www.ism-cologne.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmessenafta.com
  • Jan. 28-31 --ProSweets Cologne, Cologne Exhibition Centre, Köln, Germany. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.prosweets.de
    U.S. Contact: Phone: +1 (773) 326 9920; Fax: +1 (773) 714 0063; Home page: www.prosweets.de; E-Mail: info@koelnmessenafta.com
February 2018
  • Feb. 26-28 --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
March 2018
  • Mar. 4-7 --NCA State of the Industry Conference, Fontainebleau Resort, Miami, FL, 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
  • Mar. 20-23 --Anuga FoodTec, Cologne Exhibition Centre, Köln, Germany. Köln Messe GmbH
    Phone: +49 (221) 821 2288; Fax: +49 (221) 821 3417; Home page: www.anuga.de
  • Mar. 21-25 --Western Candy Conference, Chairman Patrick Murnane. La Quinta Resort & Club, LaQuinta, CA, USA. WCC / Western Candy Conference
    Phone: +1 (708) 601 5800; ; Home page: www.westerncandyconference.org; E-Mail: pjmurnane@murnanecompanies.com
April 2018
  • Apr. 9-11 --RCI Spring Regional Conference, Renaissance Asheville, Asheville, NC, USA. RCI / Retail Confectioners International
    Phone: +1 (417) 883 2775; Fax: +1 (417) 883 1108; Home page: www.retailconfectioners.org; E-Mail: info@retailconfectioners.org
  • Apr. 16-18 --Pack Expo East, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA. PMMI
    Phone: +1 (703) 243 8555; Fax: +1 (703) 243 8556; Home page: www.packexpoeast.com
  • Apr. 16-18 --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. 22-25 --World Cocoa Conference 2018, Maritim Hotel, Berlin, Germany. ICCO / International Cocoa Organization
    Phone: +225 (22) 514 950; Fax: +225 (22) 514 979; Home page: www.worldcocoaconference.org; E-Mail: info@worldcocoaconference.org
May 2018
  • May 8-11 --Alimentaria FoodTech Barcelona, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain. Alimentaria Exhibitions
    Phone: +34 (93) 452 1100; Fax: +34 (93) 454 7493; Home page: www.foodtech-barcelona.com
  • May 21-23 --World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress, Sevilla, Spain. INC / International Nut & Dried Fruit Council
    Phone: +34 (977) 331 416; Fax: +34 (977) 315 028; Home page: www.nutfruit.org; E-Mail: inc@nutfruit.org
  • May 22-24 --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
  • May 29- Jun. 1 --Ipack-Ima, Milan, Italy. Ipack-Ima
    Phone: +39 (02) 319 1091; Fax: +39 (02) 3361 9826 ; Home page: www.ipack-ima.com; E-Mail: ipackima@ipackima.it
June 2018
  • 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.packexpo.com; 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. 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: info@retailconfectioners.org
July 2018
  • Jul. 1-3 --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
  • 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
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 (800) 318 2238; ; Home page: www.phillycandyshows.com; E-Mail: rturner@urban-expo.com
  • Sep. 18-20 --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. 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. 28-31 --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

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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
March 2019
April 2019
  • 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
May 2019
  • May 21-23 --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
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. 30- Jul. 2 --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. 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. 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. 14-16 --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

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January 2020
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
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
November 2020
January 2021
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
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