Sweets and Snacks Expo

Sweets and Snacks Expo

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One of the snack food industry’s biggest events calls the Windy City it’s home this May. If you’re a seller, vendor or distributor the NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Expo is a can’t miss event!

Sweets and Snacks Expo

Sweets and Snacks Expo, organized by the National Confectioners Association, is a snack food industry trade show designed for vendors and distributors of sweets, snacks and everything in between. This year’s event takes place May 22-24th at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Who attends?

Sweets and Snacks Expo is perfect for a wide range of industry professionals from single-store proprietors to major corporation purchasing directors. This year’s show is set to feature over 850 exhibitors and nearly 18,000 attendees. Last year representatives from Starbucks, Aldi’s, Sam’s Club and even Target were in attendance. 

Show highlights  

Besides the typical networking opportunities available at any tradeshow, Sweets and Snacks Expo features 22 educational sessions presented by a variety of industry and data companies. Presenters include Hershey’s, Nielsen and even Pinterest! A full schedule of the educational sessions is available online. Another highlight is the “Innovative Product of the Year Award” whose winners will be announced during the expo. Also worth checking out is the new product showcase, and the “Industry Buzz Reception.”


You can register for the Sweets and Snacks Expo online. Prices vary depending on when you register and in what capacity you’re planning to attend in. Early bird registration ends on April 6th!

Join the Conversation

If you plan on attending the expo be sure to connect with their social media accounts for news and updates. Sweets and Snacks Expo is on Instagram: @sweets_and_snacks_expo, Facebook and Twitter @SweetsAndSnacks, you even join the event’s group on LinkedIn.

Consider staying at the Majestic Hotel during your visit to Chicago. This boutique property has the charm of an upscale English Manor. It’s comfortable and warm atmosphere will make it the perfect place to unwind after a long day of expo-going!


Sweets and Snacks Expo

Where: McCormick Place, Chicago

When: May 22-24

Admission: $0-$350 


Majestic Hotel

This hotel has lot of charm with it’s comfortable, delightful atmosphere of an upscale English manor, amidst the energetic city life of the bustling Lakeview neighborhood. 528 West Brompton, Chicago, IL 60657. 773.404.3499


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