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Upcoming Events

Clean Label Conference 2018

Itasca, IL / March 27-28, 2018

The 5th annual Clean Label Conference is the industry’s technical product development summit dedicated to providing practical, impartial and “how-to” formulation advice to R&D and applied food scientists striving to create simplified ingredient labels.

The 2018 Clean Label Conference program will feature 31 presentations, including 10 expert, non-supplier aligned general session speakers on key clean label ingredient technologies, regulatory updates and consumer trend insights. Three Application Briefs on sodium reduction efforts while guided by clean label parameters will be given.

Additionally, 18 jury-selected Technology Snapshot presentations will provide information on new clean label ingredients assisting in the formulation of safe, convenient, sensory-pleasing foods and beverages.


IDFA Ice Cream Technology Conference

Fort Myers, FL / April 10-11, 2018

The Ice Cream Technology Conference is the premier event for ice cream and frozen dessert professionals and is the only meeting that focuses specifically on innovations in frozen dessert research, technology and new market trends. It provides unique opportunities to learn from experts on food safety, labeling and regulations that affect the industry. Ice Cream Tech is the place to learn and share, and to engage in an open exchange among participants and experts on technical and practical processing issues in the ice cream and frozen dessert industry. The conference features networking opportunities, hands-on sessions and product tasting, including the annual Innovative Ice Cream Flavor Competition.


Petfood Forum

Kansas City, MO / April 23-25, 2018

The Petfood Forum serves the global pet food manufacturing industry, delivering the opportunity to learn the latest research and innovative information on pet nutrition, global pet food market growth, pet food safety, processing, packaging and much more. Petfood Forum includes a three-day agenda loaded with opportunities to meet with industry professionals from all over the world, learn the latest pet food trends, discover new tools for success and share ideas. The event will kick off with Petfood Innovation Workshop, and will continue with two full days of educational sessions, including keynotes from Jack Hanna and Brian Hare.

The 2018 edition features an Exhibit Hall floor where attendees will engage with over 275 of the pet food industry’s top suppliers and manufacturers. For the fourth consecutive year, Petfood Forum is taking place in Kansas City, Mo., which is the heart of the Animal Health Corridor, giving attendees access to more than 300 animal health companies located within it.