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 than 75 percent of the snack buying market,” NCA reports.

Topics being considered are as follows:

  • E-commerce sales and shopper behavior
  • The future of c-stores
  • Premium confectionery and snacks outlook
  • New technologies in packaging
  • Innovative merchandising solutions
  • Home delivery/click and collect opportunities for candy and snacks
  • Candy and snack channel outlook
  • The future of candy and snacks in non-traditional channels
  • Social marketing trends
  • Seasonal collaboration best practices
  • Snacking shopper behavior
  • Balancing the wants and needs of the shopper at checkout
  • Private label outlook
  • Trade show networking for success
  • Other topics relevant to confections, snacks and specialty products

The Association notes speakers receive benefits including complimentary admission to the Sweets & Snacks Expo, the opportunity to engage and build credibility with category leaders and prominent placement in both print and digital Expo marketing.

Proposals are due no later than August 15. To submit a proposal, visit sweetsandsnacks.com/call-for-speakers. C&ST