September 19–22, 2017    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA    Pure Processing. Proven Results.



Welcome members of the Press. Below, you’ll find information for your reference and use. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.

To obtain a press badge for PROCESS EXPO 2017, working members of the editorial media may register in advance by contacting Amy Riemer at PROCESS EXPO press registration will open in January 2017, and an email will be sent stating whether press credentials have been approved or denied. If approved, press badges will be available for pick up at the show (no badges will be mailed prior to the event).

Bloggers: Please include your URL when registering for the event. To be considered for approval, blogs must pertain to the subject matter covered at PROCESS EXPO and include postings about the show within the last month.

Freelancers: You must submit a byline or editorial credit in a masthead published within the last six months. All registrations will be verified through a national media database.

Analysts: Market research analysts with an approved firm will be granted complimentary access to the show. Proper identification is required, including a copy of, or a link to, a published industry-related article from the past six months (must have name in byline).

Press IDs from membership organizations are not sufficient for verification: A history of being registered at previous events or other recognized trade shows does not guarantee approval or waive any aforementioned requirements. Misrepresentation of position and/or publication/news organization will bar you and your organization from all future events.

Media Inquiries, PR, and Questions about the Show

Amy Riemer
Office: 978-475-4441
Cell: 978-502-4895

Press Releases

Download and read PROCESS EXPO press releases and general announcements from late 2015 to present day.

Camera and A/V Recording Policy

Please note our strict photography policy:

  • Camera and video equipment are not permitted in the exhibit hall. The taking of photographs in the exhibition hall is strictly prohibited. You must have a press badge and prior written approval to use a camera on the show floor. If you use a camera without permission, you will be escorted off the show floor and your badge will be confiscated.
  • PROCESS EXPO speakers and attendees are encouraged to openly discuss proprietary matters; therefore papers and/or extracts are not produced for PROCESS EXPO seminars. Audiotaping or videotaping of PROCESS EXPO sessions is strictly prohibited.

Main Event Listing Information

Process Expo
September 29–22, 2017
McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago, IL

PROCESS EXPO represents the pinnacle of food technology bringing together the world’s most successful food and beverage processors, equipment manufacturers and leaders in the field of academia.

PROCESS EXPO 2017 is sponsored by the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), a global trade association serving suppliers to the food and beverage industries. The Association’s programs and services support member’s success by providing assistance in marketing their business, overall improvement in key business practices and increased opportunities to network among industry colleagues.

FPSA members are organized in vertical industry councils which focus on specific needs and concerns that are unique to each industry sector. FPSA councils currently represent the Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.

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