[ October 12–15, 2021 • McCormick Place • Chicago, IL USA ]
Learn how to become a volunteer at the year’s show through the PROCESS EXPO Student Ambassador Program. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of one of the largest trade shows in North America!
PROCESS EXPO 2019 teamed up with the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) and its Student Research Competition. AMSA recognized the top three winners of the RMC student ePoster Competition at AMSA’s Reciprocal Meat Conference which took place June 23–26, 2019 in Fort Collins, CO. The winners in the undergraduate, masters, and PhD categories earned a cash award of $2,000 for travel and lodging at PROCESS EXPO 2019 where they presented their work in the QUAD. Learn more
From the warehouse floor to the corporate office, careers in the food processing supplier industry offer competitive salaries and opportunities to hone and grow your skills. FPSA member companies are constantly looking for talented and energetic individuals to explore the opportunities our industry has to offer. If you are looking for a new employment, consider a career with a food processing supplier.
Learn how you can make the most of your visit to the show with strategies on how to navigate the floor and what not to miss. Hear about the show highlights, meet ambassadors, and take a brief tour with several pre-planned stops with exhibitors who are eager to meet and welcome the next generation.
PROCESS EXPO suppliers are working together to run live demonstrations with full working production lines for bakery, dairy, and meat. These demonstrations will occur several times a day throughout the show. Go beyond the textbook and see for yourself how different pieces of equipment can work with connecting components.
Students are welcome to attend all networking events! Talk to experienced professionals in the industry about different job functions and opportunities you might not even be aware of. Events run throughout the show, including receptions, private meetings, one-on-one time with suppliers, exchanges in the education sessions, and mingling with possible new mentors and employers during contests and demonstrations on the show floor.
International Attendees — To make your trip goes as smoothly as possible, please review information on obtaining a visa. Download a special flyer for international guests to get a code for a free pass for your registration. This includes all the on-floor education sessions!
Learn practical, proven advances directly from the experts who know your industry of choice inside and out with 500+ suppliers on the show floor. PROCESS EXPO brings together the world’s most successful food and beverage processors, packaging professionals, and equipment manufacturers under one roof. Make time to chat with them!
The 45+ hours of education sessions are led by industry experts, including a new Food Safety program. The PROCESS EXPO University sessions will keep you abreast of the latest trends, data, and regulations.
PROCESS EXPO first timer? Want to maximize your time at the show, visit the hot spots on the show floor and start networking with other attendees? Join us at one of the four welcoming orientations in South Hall Lobby! Check the Tour Schedule.
A schedule for PROCESS EXPO 2021 is coming.
In the meantime, download a detailed schedule from PROCESS EXPO 2019 including times for sessions, meet-ups with specific industry sector colleagues, full production line demonstrations, student activities in the QUAD, and more!