Washington — Registration opened today for the 2023 Sweets & Snacks Expo, which will be held May 22 to 25 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. The event offers attendees access to new innovations, actionable insights and the ability to network with category and retail industry professionals.
“The Sweets & Snacks Expo is where the best minds in the candy and snack industries gather to share ideas, make deals and be inspired,” says John Downs, NCA president & CEO. “These important categories have proven to be incredibly resilient through challenging times, and we’re thrilled to be able to bring people together in person to propel the candy and snack industries into the future.”
Hosted by the NCA, the show provides opportunities for more than 16,000 attendees across the candy and snack industries. The 2023 show features educational programming, including data insights and trend tracking across both categories. Also returning for 2023 is the Supplier Showcase, a marketplace dedicated to helping suppliers to the confectionery and snack industries highlight the ingredients, machinery, packaging and other services that assist manufacturers in addressing evolving consumer needs and desires, as well as Startup Street, a curated showcase of the newest candy and snack business owners.