To prepare for the future, you need the latest insights into the snack industry. Discover this year’s upcoming trends and changing consumer tastes—all at SNAXPO23.
Nothing replaces face-to-face meetings and in-person networking when it comes to learning what’s new, getting questions answered and building relationships with partners. As the premier event for snack industry professionals, SNAXPO23 delivers this and more. Experience the excitement as the entire community comes together for these valuable conversations with a wide variety of leaders, experts and exhibitors allowing you to make the best decisions for your business.
Face-to-face meetings with suppliers are essential to growing your business, and the most important conversations take place at SNAXPO23. Join the entire spectrum of suppliers to source all the latest information and solutions including quality ingredients, packaging innovations, efficiency-boosting equipment, and new flavors.
Ingredients, flavors, and seasonings
Packaging equipment and materials
R&D and quality assurance products
Transportation and logistic purposes
Operations and food safety software solutions
Sponsored by Food Entrepreneur, SNAC International is rolling out the red carpet for early-stage brands to attend and participate in SNAXPO23.
The incentive program is designed for startups and entrepreneurs to reduce your costs, including travel, hotel and registration. SNAC International will provide reimbursement of up to $500 to cover hotel lodging and $500 to cover transportation costs, as well as a $600 discount on the registration fee (discounted registration fee equals $295), for up to two individuals per snack company. This all-new, customized program for startups, entrepreneurs, and early-stage snack brands includes:
The program is available to those nominated by SNAC members on a very limited, first-come, first-served basis and according to the conditions below. All participants are subject to final approval by SNAC International. The final deadline to be accepted into the program is February 26, 2023.
Startups brands, and even more established companies, have indicated that identifying the right fit in a contract manufacturer is a huge priority. We hear you!
NEW this year at SNAXPO23, SNAC is debuting an exclusive area — CO-PACK CENTRAL — designed to provide snack brands of all sizes easy access to the snack industry’s leading contract manufacturers and partners.
how the global snack industry – established brands, early stage entrepreneurs, and industry partners – your latest innovations that will exceed consumer demands and become the next snacking craze. This opportunity will help you gain valuable visibility without the heavy lift of exhibiting.
Premium Discounts for Co-Manufacturers
Hosted by Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, the Flavor Showdown competition (aka Flavor Pavilion) returns where inventive, on-trend sweet and savory flavors will battle it out to win the title! Attendees will have the opportunity to sample and vote for their favorite flavors. The SNAXPO23 Flavor of the Year Awards will be announced at the Closing Party on Tuesday, March 21!
Held directly on the show floor, SNAC Bites (aka Innovation Stage) returns to provide suppliers the opportunity to share their innovative ideas, technologies, and tackle pressing industry challenges. These quick 30-minute sessions are FREE to all trade show attendees.
To allow you the most time on the show floor meeting with suppliers and exploring new innovations, SNAXPO’s education sessions are held on the trade show floor at the Knowledge Zone (aka Education Pavilion).
The Knowledge Zone will feature educational seminars and industry discussions that explore topics on legislative and regulatory priorities, legal and technical state of cannabis for food, sustainability solutions, Latin American snack trends, and insights into successful co-manufacturing.
Get the scoop on women’s leadership in the snack industry through WinS (Women in Snacks) education, featuring collaboration and discussions around why diversity, equity and inclusion are good for business.