More than 125 companies from outside of the United States will exhibit at the 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo, making this year’s show the largest for international exhibitors. Hosted by the National Confectioners Association from May 23-25 at McCormick Place in Chicago, the 2017 Expo will be the center of the treating and snacking world as it welcomes more than 750 exhibitors.
NCA Names 2017 Future Leadership Program Class
Five young professionals have been selected for NCA’s 2017 Future Leadership Program. The 2017 class includes an emerging entrepreneur, several people who work for storied manufacturers within the industry, and a rising confectionery broker.
Two Confectionery Retail Leaders to be Honored at NCA’s 2017 State of the Industry Conference
The National Confectioners Association is pleased to announce that Christina Groth from The Kroger Company and Brian Rinker from The Walgreen Company are the recipients of the 2017 Confectionery Leadership Awards. The award celebrates the honorees’ contributions to the category through their effective business collaboration, category management best practices, and innovations in merchandising confectionery products in-store.
Two Iconic Brands to Make Sweets & Snacks Expo Debut in 2017
McKee Foods, maker of Little Debbie snacks, and Clif Bar will exhibit for the first time at the 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo. Hosted by the National Confectioners Association, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the industry’s premier candy- and snack-buying event.