[ October 8–11, 2019 • McCormick Place • Chicago, IL USA ]
McLean, VA March 7, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the American Meat Science Association (AMSA), confirming plans to work together to further each other’s goals in 2019.
February 28, 2019
PROCESS EXPO LAUNCHES VIP PROGRAM FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANUFACTURERS
McLean, VA February 28, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the launch of the VIP Buying Team Program for this year’s PROCESS EXPO taking place October 8–11, 2019 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The VIP Program is intended to facilitate attendance for groups of five attendees or more and help food processing companies take advantage of the extensive resources that PROCESS EXPO and its exhibitors have to offer.
February 27, 2019
NUERNBERGMESSE JOINS PROCESS EXPO 2019
McLean, VA February 27, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced it has finalized an agreement with NuernbergMesse to build and promote a Beverage Zone at this year’s PROCESS EXPO, the leading global food and beverage equipment and technology trade show, taking place October 8–11 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. As a part of this agreement, NuernbergMesse will market booth space in this zone to suppliers to the beverage industry and promote PROCESS EXPO attendance to this vital segment of the industry.
McLean, VA February 7, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is pleased to offer three food safety certification courses at PROCESS EXPO taking place October 8–11, 2019 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. The three, 3-day courses will include Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Training course; FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Program, and the Preventive Control of Animal Food course.
January 29, 2019
AUGMENTED REALITY MAKES ITS DEBUT AT PROCESS EXPO 2019
McLean, VA January 29, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the creation of the Augmented Reality Showcase as one of the new show floor activities making its debut at this year’s PROCESS EXPO taking place October 8–11, 2019 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The AR Showcase will provide attendees with innovative new ways to experience processing and packaging equipment with augmented reality holograms and training demonstrations.
McLean, VA, January 24, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and Messe Frankfurt today announced the renewal of their strategic marketing alliance formed in 2016 in support of each organization’s trade show exhibition which are both leaders in the food processing sector. Both organizations will host their flagship exhibitions in 2019 with high expectations for successful events.
McLean, VA, January 15, 2019 — Cheese, dairy, milk and yogurt processing have long been an integral part of the PROCESS EXPO trade show and the 2019 event, taking place October 8–11, 2019 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, will once again be the equipment focused trade show in the fall for dairy processors. This year PROCESS EXPO will feature a dairy workshop, Dairy Processing 101, as well as a Dairy Production Line sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of America.
McLean, VA, January 7, 2019 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that registration and housing are now open for PROCESS EXPO, the Western Hemisphere’s largest horizontal trade show event dedicated strictly to the food and beverage industry.
October 23, 2018
FPSA AND FOOD SAFETY SUMMIT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP FOR 2019 PROCESS EXPO
Trade Show to Offer Food Safety Education Sessions and Certification Courses as well as focused Food Safety Networking
McLean, VA, October 23, 2018 — PROCESS EXPO, the global food equipment and technology show,® has announced a renewed partnership with the Food Safety Summit, the largest conference & expo on food safety in North America. As part of this renewed agreement, the Food Safety Summit experts will develop a food safety track of educational sessions during PROCESS EXPO.
McLean, VA, October 18, 2018 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced it has surpassed a key milestone in its exhibit sales campaign for PROCESS EXPO 2019 taking place October 8–11, 2019 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. At over 167,000 net square feet sold, the 2019 show floor now exceeds 75% of the final show floor.
April 3, 2018
GENERAL SALES OPEN FOR PROCESS EXPO 2019, THE GLOBAL FOOD EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY SHOW
Biennial Event Scheduled for October 8–11, 2019 in Chicago
McLean, VA, April 3, 2018 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that it is opening exhibit sales to non-members for PROCESS EXPO 2019 on Thursday April 5th. This follows a successful member round of exhibit sales that has already filled up approximately 80% of exhibit space for the 2019 show, scheduled to take place October 8–11, 2019 in Chicago’s McCormick Place.
December 7, 2017
FPSA DAIRY AND BEVERAGE COUNCILS ANNOUNCE JOINT PROGRAM FOR 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Breakout Sessions to feature Diane Wolf and Greg Steltenpohl
McLean, VA, December 7, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that its Dairy and Beverage Councils will hold a joint program for the 2018 FPSA Annual Conference taking place March 21–23 at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona. This program will include breakout sessions featuring two excellent speakers who will address two critical topics resonating in today’s food and beverage industry.
November 28, 2017
PROCESS EXPO AND CSG CREATIVE WIN IAEE AWARD FOR WEBSITE DESIGN
Art of the Show Competition Recognizes myprocessexpo.com in 201,000+ nsf category
McLean, VA, November 28, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and PROCESS EXPO have been recognized by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) as part of their Art of the Show Competition for the PROCESS EXPO website designed by CSG Creative, a full service strategic marketing agency helping associations, trade show organizers, corporations and event promoters build brands, grow audiences and get results. Myprocessexpo.com and CSG Creative won best Show Promotion Website in the 201,000+ net square feet category.
October 10, 2017
FOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION EXTENDS ALLIANCE WITH MESSE DŨSSELDORF THROUGH 2023 PROCESS EXPO
Partnership extends global reach of PROCESS EXPO and improves growth in overseas markets
McLean, VA, October 10, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association announced today that it has extended its formal alliance with Messe Düsseldorf through the PROCESS EXPO 2023 trade show. This alliance provides an opportunity for the cross-promotion of the biennial PROCESS EXPO in Chicago, and interpack, which is held every three years in Düsseldorf, Germany.
October 5, 2017
PROCESS EXPO BRINGS TOGETHER THOUSANDS OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE PROCESSORS FOR 4 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER TO SEE NEW PRODUCTS, LEARN FROM EXPERTS AND NETWORK
2019 Event Scheduled for October 8-11
McLean, VA, October 5, 2017 — The 2017 PROCESS EXPO wrapped up in Chicago, after a week of exhibitor showcases, educational workshops, and networking events for the food processing industry. This year PROCESS EXPO reinvented the show experience with an interactive show floor, rich attendee engagement, packed production line demonstrations, a Virtual Reality Showroom, meetups and education programs. The new experiences, a sold-out show floor, powerful programming, and aisles and aisles of tech innovation helped to attract nearly 14,000 industry professionals, with a 25% increase in international attendees, to a sold-out show floor with over 500 exhibiting companies covering 220,000 square feet of exhibit space.
September 21, 2017
FPSA FOUNDATION PRESENTS $100,000 CONTRIBUTION TO GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY AS PART OF ITS DEFEAT HUNGERSM CAMPAIGN
Campaign Provides Nearly 1 Million Meals Since Program Started in 2013
CHICAGO, IL, September 21, 2017 — The Foundation of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FFPSA) presented a donation of $100,000 to the Greater Chicago Food Depository at a press conference this afternoon at PROCESS EXPO. The donation, a result of its DEFEAT HUNGERSM Campaign, included food products donated by PROCESS EXPO exhibitors and money raised through virtual donations, which is the equivalent of 400,000 meals, and will be used to help fight hunger in the Greater Chicago Area. The presentation took place during PROCESS EXPO, the largest trade show dedicated to all segments of the food and beverage processing industry, taking place this week at the McCormick Place Complex in Chicago, IL.
September 19, 2017
GLOBAL FORECAST 2022 REPORTS RELEASED AT PROCESS EXPO
FPSA Provides Insight into Meat, Poultry and Pet Food Processing Equipment
CHICAGO, IL, September 19, 2017 — During a press briefing today at PROCESS EXPO, David Seckman, President of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) provided insight into three important Global Forecast reports focused on Meat Processing Equipment, Poultry Processing Equipment and Pet Food Processing Equipment for the next five years. The luncheon was held at PROCESS EXPO, the largest trade show dedicated to bringing the latest technology and integrated solutions to all segments of the food and beverage processing industry, taking place this week, September 19–22 at the McCormick Place Complex in Chicago, IL.
September 18, 2017
FOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN’S DINNER TO BE HELD AT GREATER CHICAGO FOOD DEPOSITORY THE NIGHT BEFORE PROCESS EXPO OPENS
Donation to be presented to Chicago Community Kitchen Program
Chicago, IL, September 18, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) will be hosting their Chairman’s Dinner on Monday, September 18th, the day before the Association’s largest industry event, PROCESS EXPO, opens. The dinner, being held at the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD), is an opportunity for the FPSA Board to acknowledge the efforts by key contributors to the FPSA’s DEFEAT HUNGER® campaign. The event will include a presentation of several awards including a $3,000 donation to the Chicago Community Kitchen Program, an award to Kate Maehr Executive Director of the GCFD, and an award recognizing Messe Dusseldorf’s commitment to SAVE FOOD.
September 12, 2017
PROCESS EXPO ANNOUNCES INNOVATIONS SHOWCASE FINALISTS
Innovations Showcase Features 21 Finalists in Seven Categories
Chicago, IL, September 12, 2017 — The Innovations Showcase at the 2017 PROCESS EXPO has announced their finalists for the Innovations Award presentations that will take place on Tuesday, September 19 beginning at 1:30 pm in Booth #4624 at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center. There are three finalists in each of the following seven categories: Bakery/Grains/Seeds/Snacks; Beverage; Dairy; Meat/Poultry/Seafood; Prepared Foods/Fruits and Vegetables; Confectionery/Candy/Sweets; and Pet Foods. The finalists were selected by members of the industry’s trade press. For a full list of all of the products that have been entered and selected, click here.
August 29, 2017
OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AT 2017 PROCESS EXPO
FPSA Young Professionals Group Invites Attendees to Career Roundtables
McLean, VA, August 29, 2017 — The FPSA’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) will be hosting informal roundtable sessions, a perfect opportunity to share experiences and network, for students and young professionals who will be attending the 2017 PROCESS EXPO. The show floor will also feature an area dedicated to these future industry leaders called the Quad. The YPG Career Roundtable session is on Friday, September 22nd from 9:30 am–10:30 am.
August 8, 2017
FOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES WOMEN’S COUNCIL
Inaugural Women’s Breakfast to be held at PROCESS EXPO
McLean, VA, August 8, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is honored to announce the launch of the FPSA Women’s Council, a new initiative to facilitate positive transformation for women in the food and beverage industry and to empower its members to achieve both professional and personal growth. The first event of this new Council will be The Women’s Leadership Breakfast to be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 7:30 am–9:00 am at the McCormick Place Complex during PROCESS EXPO. All female professionals at PROCESS EXPO 2017 are invited to attend this free event.
August 1, 2017
PROCESS EXPO TO OFFER FEEDING THE HOPPER EDUCATION SESSIONS AT 2017 EVENT
American Association of Meat Processors to Present Three Sessions
McLean, VA, August 1, 2017 — New to PROCESS EXPO this year, the Feeding the Hopper program is an educational concept taking place in the Refresh & Recharge lounge in booth #3816. Attendees will have a chance to participate in short informational sessions that provide an interactive discussion on critical topics in the food and beverage industry. The American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) will be offering three sessions in this program during PROCESS EXPO: Controlling Allergens in Your Plant, Navigating the Labeling Mind Field, and Labor Laws and How They Affect the Small Processor.
July 18, 2017
VIRTUAL REALITY SHOWROOM HIGHLIGHTS ENHANCED SHOW FLOOR ACTIVITIES AT PROCESS EXPO 2017
Innovative Technology Provides Attendees with New Perspective on Equipment
McLean, VA, July 18, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the creation of the Virtual Reality Showroom as one of the key enhanced show floor activities making their debut at this year’s PROCESS EXPO taking place September 19–22, 2017 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The VR Showroom will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to experience exhibitors’ equipment in a virtual reality environment. This exhibit is being created by official vendor to PROCESS EXPO, ANT (Applying New Technologies) Automation utilizing augmented reality and mixed reality to create the VR platform that attendees explore onsite at the show.
July 13, 2017
EXPERT SPEAKERS TO ADDRESS CRITICAL TOPICS IN PROCESS EXPO UNIVERSITY
Educational Sessions Expanded and HACCP Certification Course
McLean, VA, July 13, 2017 — There will be 45 seminars covering a variety of topics ranging from food safety to technological developments in the industry and an Executive Forum that will all be a part of PROCESS EXPO University, taking place from September 19-22, 2017, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. There will be five hour-long sessions in each theater per day, starting at 9:30 am on Tuesday and running through Thursday of the event.
July 11, 2017
INDUSTRY JOB BOARD MAKES ITS DEBUT AT PROCESS EXPO 2017
FPSA Works with Member Companies to Fill Key Jobs
McLean, VA, July 11, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the launch of the FPSA Job Board which will make its debut at this year’s PROCESS EXPO taking place September 19–22, 2017 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. FPSA members will have the opportunity to post vacant positions within their company at the Job Board exhibit and make contact with the 15,000+ food industry professionals who will be in attendance at PROCESS EXPO.
June 27, 2017
PROCESS EXPO TO FEATURE WORKING BAKERY PRODUCTION LINE PRESENTED BY LEADING INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS
Live Bakery Production Line, Multiple Demonstrations Daily at PROCESS EXPO
McLean, VA, June 27, 2017 — The 2017 PROCESS EXPO will feature several working production lines, including a bakery line which will simulate a frozen cookie line process. Attendees will have the opportunity to see each step of the production process from beginning to end at this year’s event. Demonstrations of the cookie production line will run three times daily during the course of the expo. This is a perfect chance for attendees to witness all of the components in action, giving them the opportunity to ask any questions about their observations.
May 31, 2017
PROCESS EXPO SELECTED TO BE PART OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE’S INTERNATIONAL BUYER PROGRAM SELECT
Buyers of Food Processing Equipment from Mexico, Columbia, Egypt, Russia and the Southern Cone Invited to Attend
McLean, VA, May 31, 2017 — The US Department of Commerce has begun to recruit international buyers from five regions, including Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, Russia and the Southern Cone (Argentina and Chile) for the 2017 PROCESS EXPO. The International Buyer Program Select (IBP) pre-screens foreign buyer delegations through the Department of Commerce network of offices in US Embassies and Consulates and brings them to the event, provides export counseling, matchmaking services, market analysis and more.
May 30, 2017
PROCESSOR SPOTLIGHT SERIES TO MAKE ITS DEBUT AT PROCESS EXPO 2017
Key Food Processors Discuss Innovations in their Business
McLean, VA, May 30, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the creation of the Processor Spotlight Series as an integral part of the educational program at PROCESS EXPO 2017. The Processor Spotlight Series will feature a wide variety of speakers from successful food processing companies who will cover topics of critical concern from the food processor’s perspective.
May 25, 2017
2017 PROCESS EXPO TO OFFER HACCP CERTIFICATION TRAINING COURSE
Food Safety a Focus of Education Program
McLean, VA, May 25, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is pleased to offer the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification Training course at PROCESS EXPO, taking place September 19–22 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. FPSA will subsidize a portion of the costs of this course to assist processing companies in their efforts to train employees.
May 18, 2017
2017 DEFEAT HUNGER CAMPAIGN MAKING STEADY PROGRESS WITH SEVERAL NEW DONORS JOINING EFFORT
McLean, VA, May 18, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association announced steady progress in the 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER campaign as a part of PROCESS EXPO. Several donors have joined the effort in April and May to address food insecurity in Cook County through FPSA’s collaboration with the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
May 16, 2017
PROCESS EXPO TO FEATURE WORKING PRODUCTION LINES AT 2017 SHOW
Live Deli Line and Sausage Stuffing Line Highlight Enhanced Show Floor Activities
McLean, VA, May 16, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) will feature working production lines and demonstrations at this fall’s PROCESS EXPO. This unique exhibit will include a deli line and a sausage link/hang line, and will give processors the chance to interact with equipment manufacturers in a new and exciting way.
April 19, 2017
2017 PROCESS EXPO TO FEATURE INTERACTIVE INNOVATIONS SHOWCASE AND AWARDS PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE NEW SOLUTIONS IN FOOD PROCESSING
McLean, VA, April 19, 2017 — For the first time, PROCESS EXPO, taking place September 19–22 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, will offer an interactive Innovations Showcase and Awards Program. More than a poster display, this program offers exhibitors an opportunity to showcase their new products and cutting-edge solutions.
April 3, 2017
FPSA DAIRY COUNCIL COMMITS SUPPORT TO 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER
McLean, VA, April 3, 2017 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that the FPSA Dairy Council Board of Directors has pledged its support to the 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER campaign with a major contribution on the part of its members.
FPSA ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF 2017 DEFEAT HUNGERsm CAMPAIGN
McLean, VA, April 3, 2017 – The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the launch of the 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER campaign which is scheduled to run from the spring of 2017 through the last day of PROCESS EXPO, September 21st, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
February 2, 2017
2017 PROCESS EXPO TO FOCUS ON DAIRY AND MILK PROCESSING; KEY TRENDS TO BE FOCUS OF EDUCATION PROGRAM INCLUDING HPP, LABELING LAWS, AND MORE
FPSA Dairy Council Working Closely with the Industry to Bring Together Thought Leaders
McLean, VA February 2, 2017 — Dairy and milk processing have long been an integral part of the PROCESS EXPO trade show event and the 2017 event, taking place September 19–22 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, will once again be the equipment focused trade show in the fall for dairy processors. The dairy industry’s support…
January 18, 2017
NEW PRODUCTS, EDUCATION SESSIONS, NETWORKING EVENTS, AND MORE TO BE FEATURED AT 2017 PROCESS EXPO
McLean, VA January 18, 2017 — PROCESS EXPO is more than just a trade show, it’s an opportunity for food and beverage processing professionals to learn and share ideas with industry leaders; network with peers and make new contacts; and experience live demonstrations of the newest…
McLean, VA November 21, 2016 — New FSMA updates, HACCP training, listeria, traceability, environmental monitoring, food fraud, auditing, food allergen management, and pest management are all important issues for food processors and will be addressed at the 2017 PROCESS EXPO.
McLean, VA September 7, 2016 — PROCESS EXPO, the premiere trade show event for the food processing industry, produced by The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), has sold over 165,000 square feet of exhibit space to 264 companies to date. The 2017 PROCESS EXPO will take place from September 19–22, 2017 in the North Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago, IL and will also feature many international exhibitors.
McLean, VA August 17, 2016 — Pure Processing, Proven Results is the new branding campaign featured in the launch of the new PROCESS EXPO website – www.myprocessexpo.com. This premiere trade show, produced by The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), will bring together 15,000 industry professionals to see thousands of products and services from 600 exhibiting companies all under one roof.
McLean, VA, July 25, 2016 — We have identified several synagogues in downtown Chicago that will welcome PROCESS EXPO attendees, speakers and exhibitors to services on the evening of Wednesday, September 20th and for morning services on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22. Read more details on where and how to attend services.
June 7, 2016
PROCESS EXPO 2017 SELECTED FOR IBP SELECT
PROCESS EXPO 2017 Selected for Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program Select
McLean, VA, June 7, 2016 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that PROCESS EXPO 2017 has been selected to participate in the US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program Select. This valuable program is a joint government-industry effort that increases U.S. export sales by promoting international attendance and recruiting pre-screened international buyers to U.S. trade shows.
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McLean, VA, May 9, 2016 — IFFA – The No. 1 for the meat industry – Messe Frankfurt has been organizing the leading international trade fair for the meat industry in Frankfurt am Main for 45 years. Messe Frankfurt and Food Processing Suppliers Association cooperate in the ‘Food Technology’ segment IFFA and PROCESS EXPO enter a strategic marketing alliance.
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McLean, VA, February 3, 2016 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced it signed an agreement of mutual cooperation with Messe Frankfurt, the owner of the world famous IFFA trade show, in support of both organizations’ trade show events.
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February 3, 2016
PROCESS EXPO PARTNERS WITH CSG CREATIVE
PROCESS EXPO Partners with CSG Creative to Continue on Strong Path for Growth
McLean, VA, February 3, 2016 — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today named the full service, strategic marketing agency, CSG Creative, as the new marketing agency for PROCESS EXPO 2017. “CSG was chosen from a select group of excellent agencies, thanks in large part to their strong background in trade show marketing for the food and beverage industry.
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