[ October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]

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About the Show

Process [it]. Pack [it]. [Profit].

Produced by FPSA, PROCESS EXPO is the nation’s largest trade show dedicated to bringing the latest technology and integrated solutions to all segments of the food and beverage processing and packaging industry.

Processors gain a competitive advantage and increase their profits with the innovative technology on the show floor, where food processing and packaging experts demonstrate their machines and products. Both veterans and those new to food and beverage processing and packaging get training on food safety, trends, leadership, and more.

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Who Comes to the Show

Food and beverage processors and packaging professionals from small to large companies across the globe attend PROCESS EXPO in Chicago, USA. Attendees cover a range of food production and manufacturing responsibilities including CEO, owner, corporate management, sales and marketing, production, operations, sanitation, maintenance, research and development, quality assurance, engineering, chefs, contract manufacturers, and more.

The attendees also represent a cross section of vertical markets in addition to manufacturers outside the food industry that can benefit from the machines, products, and safety issues covered at PROCESS EXPO. The vertical markets include:

  • Bakery, Grains, Nuts, Seeds, and Snacks
  • Beverage, Coffee Blends, Juices
  • Cheese, Dairy, Milk, and Yogurt
  • Confectionery, Candy, Sweets
  • Meat, Poultry, Seafood
  • Pet Foods
  • Prepared Foods, Fruits, Vegetables

In addition, cannabis manufacturers as well as professionals who work in food processing for convenient stores and commissaries will find value and insights from the suppliers and other attendees.

Watch these short videos on emerging technology trends and trends in food safety and how PROCESS EXPO can help you incorporate them into your own business.

Emerging Technology Trends

Trends in Food Safety


What You Will See and Do at PROCESS EXPO 2019

Trade Show Floor

More than 500 food processing and packaging exhibitors will display machines, products, and services specific to your needs as a food and beverage processor or packaging professional. See new technology in action, visit with current suppliers, find new partners to work with, and get recharged for the year ahead.

There are also many activities and programs to enhance your experience including full working production lines, a Virtual Reality Showroom, an Innovations Showcase, and more!

Training and Education

The PROCESS EXPO University sessions will keep abreast of the latest trends, data, and regulations. A special Food Safety program is available for your team to learn best practices. In addition, HACCP Certification training is available at a much lower cost than you will find at other events. Also, Feeding the Hopper features short presentations and discussions on industry news and trends in a casual setting.

Networking

At PROCESS EXPO, 15,000 attendees exchange insights and get to know colleagues from all the food and beverage sectors during events throughout the show. These include receptions, private meetings, one-on-one time with suppliers, exchanges in the education sessions, and mingling with colleagues during contests and demonstrations on the show floor.

Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA)

FPSA produces PROCESS EXPO and offers members many benefits including discounts, education and training, and early opportunities to reserve booths at the members-only discounted rate. Visit our website at fpsa.org to see how exhibitors can benefit by becoming a member.

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