CALENDAR OF EVENTS
January 2018

14-16  Retailing  The NRF BIG Show Expo at the Javits Convention Center in New York City
Info: http://nrf.com

17-18  Private Label  MARCA 2018 Private Label Conference and Exhibition at the Bologna FIera in Bologna, Italy
Info: www.marca.bolognafiere.it

21-23  Fancy Food National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) Winter International Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center in San Francisco
Info: www.specialtyfood.com and 212-482-6440

21-13  Retailing  RILA's Leadership Forum at the Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain in Tuscon, AZ
Info: www.rila.org

21-23  Supply Chain Retail Industry Leaders Leadership Forum at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain in Tuscon, AZ
Info: www.rila.org

26-29  Retailing  The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Midwinter Executive Conference at the National Doral in Miami, FL
Info: www.fmi.org

28-31  Candy  ISM International Sweets and Biscuits Fair at the Cologne Exhibition Centre in Germany
Info: www.ism-cologne.de

February 2018

11-14  Retailing  The National Grocers Association (NGA) Show at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
Info: www.nationalgrocers.org

20-22  Retailing Chain Drug Marketing Association (CDMA) 92nd Annual Trade Expo in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.chaindrug.com

22-25  International Health Foods Conference & Trade Show  CHFA (Canadian Health Foods Association) West at the Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, in Vancouver, BC
Info: www.chfa.ca

March 2018

3-6 Frozen Food  American Frozen Food Institute's AFFI-CON at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.affi.com

7-11 Natural Foods Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim Hilton & Marriott / Annaheim Convention Center
Info: www.expowest.com and 303-998-9504

10-13 Snack Foods Snack Food Associations's 81st Annual SNAXPO Exhibiton & Conference in Atlanta, GA
Info: www.snaxpo.com

12-14  Shopper Marketing The Path to Purchase Summit (formerly theShopper Marketing Summit) at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel in Schaumburg (Chicago), IL
Info: www.shoppersummit.com and 773-992-4450

18-21  Technology  Shoptalk, the Tech Event for NextGen Commerce, at the Venetian in Las Vegas
Info: www.shoptalk.com

19-20 Food Marketing  The Western Michigan University's 53nd Annual Food Marketing Conference at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI
Info: www.foodmarketingconference.com and 269-387-2132

21-23  Food Processing  FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Association) Annual Conference at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, AZ
Info: www.fpsa.org

27-29 In-Store Marketing  GlobalShop 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
Info: www.globalshop.org

27-30 Digital Signage  The Digital Signage Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Info: www.digitalsignageexpo.net


April 2018

10-12  Convenience NACS State of the Industry Summit at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago, IL
Info: www.nacsonline.com and 703-684-3600

14-18   Bakery  American Baking Association (ABA) 2018 Convention at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ
Info: www.americanbakers.org

15-17  Supply Chain  Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) Supply Chain Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, FL
Info: www.gmaonline.org

16-18  Brand Marketing  2018 ANA Brand Activation Conference at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Miracle Mile in Chicago, IL
Info: www.ana.net/conference/show/id/BAAANC-APR18

16-18  Shopper Marketing IRI Growth Summit at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.iriworldwide.com

21-24  Pharmacy  NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) Annual Conference at the Breakers in Palm Beach. FL
info: www.nacds.org

24-26  Coupons ACP Academy's Industry Coupon Conference at the Aston Crowne Plaza in New Orleans, LA
Info: www.couponpros.org

25   Loyalty-Engagement-Analytics-Digital Applications  CPGmatters & the Shopper Technology Institute's Spring Virtual LEAD Marketing Conference - the 13th Edition
Info: www.LEADMarketingConference.com and 216-534-9933

26-28  Food Imports 2018 Association of Food Industries Convention at the Nobu Hotel & Resort in Miami Beach, FL
Info: www.afius.org/2018convention


May 2018

2-4  International Trade Show  SIAL Canada North American Food Marketplace at the Palais des Congres de Montreal in Montreal, Quebec
Info: www.sialcanada.com

5-9  Retailing  Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) 95th Annual Convention at the JW Marriott Hill Country in San Antonio, TX
Info: www.wafc.com and 562-497-1012

7-9 Category Management  Annual Category Management Conference at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN
Info: www.catman.global/events/annual-conference

16-18  International Trade Show  SIAL China at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai, China
Info: www.sialchina.com

22-24 Snack Foods  Sweets & Snacks Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
Info: www.sweetsandsnacks.com

29-30 Private Label  PLMA's 2018 "World of Private Label" International Trade Show at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Info: www.plmainternational.com


June 2018

4-7  Supply Chain  GS1 Connect 2018 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ
Info: www.gs1us.org

10-12  Retailing  International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Annual Convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in in New Orleans
Info: www.iddba.org

12-14  Customer Engagement  Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit at the Omni Frisco Hotel in Fricso (Dallas)TX
Info: www.icxsummit.com

13-15 Shopper Marketing OmniShopper USA at the Westin Chicago River North in Chicago, IL
Info: www.knect365.com

18-22  Candy  Retail Confectioners International (RCI) Annual Convention and Industry Exposition at the Hilton Downtown and Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, OH
Info: www.retailconfectioners.org

19-21  Retailing  Future Stores Show at the Sheraton in Seattle, WA
Info: www.futurestores.wbresearch.com

21-25  General Merchandise  GMDC General Merchandise Conference at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL
Info: www.gmdc.org/conferences

30-July 2  Fancy Food  National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) 64th Summer International Fancy Food and Confection Show at the Javits Center in New York City
Info: www.specialtyfood.com and 212-482-6440


August 2018

16-19  Retailing  Grocery Manufacturer's Association (GMA) Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO
Info www.gmaonline.org

25-27  Pharmacy  NACDS (National Association of Chain Drug Stores) Total Store Expo at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO
info: www.nacds.org


September 2018

12-14  E-Commerce  NRF's Shop.org annual e-commerce conference at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, NV
Info: www.shop.org

13-16  International Health Foods Conference & Trade Show  CHFA (Canadian Health Foods Association) East at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Toronto, ON
Info: www.chfa.ca


October 2018

2-4  Shopper Marketing Shopper Marketing Conference & Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN
Info: wwwPath2PurchaseExpo.com and (773) 992-4450

7-10  Convenience  National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Info: www.nacsonline.com and 703-684-3600

21-25  International Trade Show  SIAL Paris at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte-France
Info: www.sialparis.com

23-24  International Food Show  Grocery Innovations Canada at the Toronto Congress Centre, North Building, in Toronto, ON
Info: www.cfig.ca

November 2018

11-13 Private Brands Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) Private Label Trade Show at the Rosemont Convention Center in Chicago
Info: www.plmaregistration.com or 212-972-3131

14   Loyalty-Engagement-Analytics-Digital Applications  CPGmatters & the Shopper Technology Institute's Fall Virtual LEAD Marketing Conference - the 14th Edition
Info: www.LEADMarketingConference.com and 216-534-9933