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Industry News2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo: Looking to win future shoppers?

2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo: Looking to win future shoppers?


Today, the customer is boss. Sweets & Snacks Expo is the only destination designed specifically to find solutions that exceed your shopper’s expectations and drive category sales.

Immerse yourself in the largest variety of new and innovative products, companies, packaging, merchandising and marketing that will help you anticipate trends and be first to market.

More than 18,000 qualified confectionery and snack professionals from 90 countries participate in this global marketplace.

Who Attends?

Buyers, category managers, merchandisers, operations managers, executives and store owners from supermarkets, convenience stores, warehouse clubs, mass and dollar merchants, drug stores, vending, wholesalers, theaters, specialty and department stores and many others.

Who Exhibits?

Companies from the largest multinational firms down to boutique and gourmet candy and snack manufacturers exhibit. 800+ companies display more square meters of candy, chocolate, biscuits and snacks than at any other event.

Top reasons for international professionals to attend:

  • Take part in a guided retail store tour via a complimentary chartered bus excursion. Travel to popular U.S. retail stores to witness confectionery merchandising in multiple channels.
  • Gain insights from a global overview of the candy and snack categories to shed light on key indicators affecting these segments.
  • Get access to interpreters and a concierge service in the International Welcome Lounge, exclusively for attendees traveling from abroad, with a comfortable location to relax, conduct meetings and enjoy light refreshments.

Experience All The 2018 Expo has to offer:

  • Be prepared before you navigate the show floor by visiting the New Product Showcase filled with hundreds of not-yet-released items.
  • Learn from the nation’s most sought-after strategists and category specialists on topics that will help you succeed each morning before the show opens
  • Take advantage of the knowledge theaters on our show floor and pre-show insights-driven sessions on the industry trends.
  • Visit Innovation Avenue in the Skyline Hall to discover up-and-coming companies introducing new products before they are on trend.
  • Discover innovation and merchandising solutions by exploring thousands of new and exciting products from hundreds of exhibitors, nearly half of which will feature snacks.
  • Meetup with professionals in your niche-buying segment during the Industry Buzz Networking Reception.

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