(MCLEAN, VA – January 25, 2013) The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today announced that registration is now open for the co-located PROCESS EXPO and the International Dairy Show, taking place November 3-6, 2013 in Chicago's McCormick Place.
Registered attendees to either show will have unlimited access to both show floors and educational programs throughout the four day event.
"We are very happy to open registration for our exhibitors and their customers," said David Seckman, president and CEO of FPSA. "With a strong co-location partner at our side, our largest collection of exhibitors ever and an educational program that is sure to spark interest among food and beverage processors we are confident that the show will continue to grow to new heights."
"In response to our members and business partners, the International Dairy Show returned to Chicago, on a biennial format and co-located with one of the premier shows in the U.S., PROCESS EXPO. When combined with the inclusion of all educational sessions and daily networking receptions on the Dairy Show floor and the extensive line-up of exhibitors, you can't beat the value," said Neil Moran, Senior Vice President of IDFA. “This is certain to be the most important dairy, food and beverage processing event of the year.”
Exhibit space sales for both the International Dairy Show and PROCESS EXPO is ongoing. For information regarding PROCESS EXPO, visit www.myprocessexpo.com; to reserve space, contact FPSA Sales Director Grace Cular Yee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The Association's programs and services support member’s success by providing assistance in marketing their products and services, overall improvement in key business practices and many opportunities to network among industry colleagues. Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO (industry leading trade show), electronic media marketing, education, market intelligence, research, and advocation of critical industry issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade. 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.
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., represents the nation's dairy manufacturing and marketing industries and their suppliers, with a membership of 550 companies representing a $110-billion a year industry. IDFA is composed of three constituent organizations: the Milk Industry Foundation (MIF), the National Cheese Institute (NCI) and the International Ice Cream Association (IICA). IDFA's 200 dairy processing members run more than 600 plant operations, and range from large multi-national organizations to single-plant companies. Together they represent more than 85 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States. In addition, 335 Gold Business Partner and Business Partner member companies provide processing equipment and supplies, packaging equipment and materials, ingredients and a wide variety of products and services to the dairy processing industry. Nearly 15 state and regional trade associations are also members of IDFA.