News Topic: Events


Sweets & Snacks Expo Gets New Look, Event Registration Opens

Washington — NCA has revealed new branding for the Sweets & Snacks Expo, which is now open for registration, according to the Association. This year’s installment will take place May 19 to 21 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The redesign includes a new logo and other …

Enhanced Destination Retail Among 2019 Expo Must-See Features

Chicago — Debuting at this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo is a completely redesigned Destination Retail, presented by NCA and IMC, featuring the latest in front-end merchandising, new candy and snacks shopping occasions and merchandising solutions to transform the buying experience. Although many categories …

Maly, Panzetta To Receive 2019 Confectionery Leadership Awards

Washington, DC — Celebrating contributions made to the chocolate and candy industry, NCA is presenting Cindy Maly from Casey’s General Stores, Inc. and Stephanie Panzetta from Weis Markets, Inc. with 2019 Confectionery Leadership Awards. The honorees’ achievements include demonstrating category management best practices, effective business …

Buyer Registration Opens For 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Washington — Buyers can now register to attend the 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo, the largest show in North America representing the confectionery and snacking industries, NCA reports. The Expo is set for May 21 to 23 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. “Each year, we’re …

Sweets & Snacks Expo Initiates Call For 2019 Speakers

Scheduled to take place May 21 to 23, the signature event for the confectionery and snack industries, “provides speakers with a tremendous venue to showcase their area of expertise as the event welcomes more than 90 percent of the confectionery buying market and more …

2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo Opens Call for Speakers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 5, 2018) – The Sweets & Snacks Expo is now accepting proposals for its 2019 Sweet Insights learning program. As the signature event for the confectionery and snack industries, the Sweets & Snacks Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place (May 21-23, 2019) …

Panelists Named For Sweets & Snacks Expo Female Leadership Session

Washington, DC — Successful entrepreneurs, industry executives and thought leaders will participate on the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s What’s Next in the Rise of Female Entrepreneurs and Leaders panel. The Expo has revealed the following individuals are scheduled to weigh in during the event, …

Panelists Announced for Sweets & Snacks Expo’s Female Entrepreneurship and Leadership Session

Washington, D.C. (May 8, 2018) – The Sweets & Snacks Expo (May 22-24), held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, is thrilled to announce the thought leaders participating in its newest learning session focused on the issues and opportunities facing female entrepreneurs and industry executives in the …

Expo Panel To Lend Insight Into What Buyers Want

Washington — For the third year, the Sweets & Snacks Expo education series will feature Power Pitch: Lessons for Buyers and Sellers, giving new product developers a glimpse into what information retail decision-makers seek when evaluating an item. First-time Expo exhibitors Lake Champlain Chocolates Co.; …

Retail Panel to Share Expertise with New Product Entrepreneurs

Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2018) – The 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo is pleased to announce the presenting companies and retailer panel for this year’s Power Pitch III: Lessons for Buyers and Sellers. Now in its third year, the unique educational session provides an opportunity …