Consumer packaged goods manufacturers, food technologists, students and their ilk headed to Chicago’s McCormick Place from July 11 to 14 for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Tradeshow. The show featured a number of general sessions as well as featured lecturer sessions.
Annual meeting and food expo to take place July 11-14
May 15, 2015
The Chicago-based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is bringing its annual meeting and food expo back home to the Windy City this year to showcase the latest developments, the hottest trends and the newest products within the food and beverage space in Chicago's McCormick Place July 11-14.
An early-spring snowstorm did not stop attendees and exhibitors from trekking to Chicago's McCormick Place to see and showcase the latest supply chain solutions at ProMat, which took place March 23-26.
This year, the Miami-based Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce is expanding its Savbor Food & Wine Exhibition to two days, because of popular demand from its inaugural event last year. The 2015 event will take place June 23-24 in Miami.
The Nightclub & Bar Show (NCB) will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. The event will take place March 30-April 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. An estimated 39,000 industry professionals will be in attendance.
PMMI, Reston, Va., will host its first edition of Pack Expo East, which will take place Feb. 16-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. At the event, exhibitors will display machines with advanced efficiency, data collection, and line integration and control capabilities; automated productivity monitoring systems; and services for assisting food and beverage customers with overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) projects.
Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash., took its Kenworth T680 Advantage truck on the road this summer as part of its “Efficiency in Motion” tour, which visited numerous Kenworth-dealer-hosted events throughout the United States and Canada to show the truck’s fuel efficiency and cost savings. The company completed the tour Oct. 1.