How the Food Sanitation Industry is Changing

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is set to take effect, and with it, the role of the FDA is expanding. Among other things, the FDA now has the power to rescind the registration of a facility upon suspicion of a problem, as well as the power to issue mandatory product recalls.

3 Reasons to Show Up to Show Ops

​Are you going to the 2015 Show Operations Conference on June 26-26, 2015 at McCormick Place, Chicago? If you answered, "No", or "I'm not sure", you still have time to decide and here are the reasons why: 

It's not too late, register today!


A Secret Way to Build Business Relationships in your Booth

For many exhibitors, the next event on your trade show calendar is PROCESS EXPO 2015. You’ve determined what you’re showcasing and have started to invite people to visit your booth, but what’s your plan for building relationships on the show floor? Your goal should be to generate more clients to grow your business.

5 Things to Know about the Greater Chicago Food Depository

FPSA and FPSA Foundation have teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) to sponsor the DEFEAT HUNGER campaign. Here are five facts you should know about Chicago's food bank!

1.   The GCFD is a nonprofit food distribution and training center founded in 1979.

2.   The GCFD distributed 470,000 pounds of food in its first year of operation.

FSMA is Coming: Are You Ready?

In 2011, Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which mandates a shift in approach to food safety from reaction to prevention. Now, four years later, the major rules are set to be released and the food industry is preparing for 2016, when the focus will be on implementation.

Rock Your Next Trade Show Like A Girl

My coach said I run like a girl, and I said if he ran a little faster, he could too. -Mia Hamm #likeagirl

My favorite Super Bowl XLIX commercial was the #LikeAGirl Campaign. I loved seeing girls giving it their all when asked to perform a specific action. It made me think of all the incredible women who are participating in PROCESS EXPO 2015 and they ROCK trade shows #LikeAGirl. Check out their tips to help you succeed at your next trade show!

Email Marketing: How It Improves Your Exhibit Strategy

No matter your budget, footprint or even booth staff capabilities, the marketing that happens surrounding your exhibit experience pre-, at- and post-show is extremely important to its success.