The Partner Program at the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4-6 McCormick Place, Chicago) will pair leading food and beverage associations dedicated to advancing this industry, with ProFood Tech attendees and exhibitors, bringing important resources, connections and expertise to the most comprehensive food and beverage show in North America.

ProFood Tech, powered by three trade show leaders, PACK EXPO, Anuga and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), offers 6,000 industry leaders the opportunity to network and investigate the latest technological breakthroughs in food and beverage processing.

“Events like this are critical to an organization’s growth and development,” said Mary Lou Bosco, chief operating officer of AIM, the worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry. “We have worked with PACK EXPO in the past and with all the industry relevant networking and education opportunities, there is significant value to attending this event!”

ProFood Tech’s Partner Program provides everyone in food and beverage processing with a strategic forum to connect with new potential members. This program also gives partners a way to distinguish themselves as leaders in an expansive industry.

“The Association Partner Pavilion at ProFood Tech brings together organizations focused on forging the industry’s path ahead in response to the fast-paced advances in food and beverage processing. The broad range of services and expertise offered in this pavilion provides attendees the opportunity to gain knowledge, make connections and solve existing challenges while on-site in Chicago,” says Charles D. Yuska, President & CEO of PACK EXPO show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

The organizations involved in the 2017 ProFood Tech Partner Program include:

• The Mexican Packaging Association (AMEE)
• The Mexican Chamber of Processed Food Industry (CANAINCA)
• Contract Packaging Association (CPA)
• Innova Market Insights
• International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT)
• Institute of Food Technology (ITAL)
• Midwest Food Products Association (MWFPA)
• Northwest Food Processors Association
• Refrigerated Foods Association

ProFood Tech is an exciting, new biennial event that will showcase the latest innovations and technologies for all food and beverage processing sectors. With over 400 of the world’s top suppliers, and 150,000 net square feet of exhibits, this show is unprecedented in its ability to bring the industry together and address the key issues facing food and beverage processing operators in North America.

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About the Producers of ProFood Tech

ProFood Tech is produced in partnership by PMMI, Koelnmesse and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA).

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents the voice of more than 750 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. It works to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through leading trade media, as well as the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, – PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México and EXPO PACK Guadalajara.

Koelnmesse - Global Competence in Food and FoodTec: Koelnmesse is an international leader in organizing food fairs and events regarding food and beverage processing. Trade fairs such as the Anuga, ISM and Anuga FoodTec are established world leaders. Koelnmesse not only organizes food trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, but also in further growth markets around the globe, for example, in Brazil, China, India, Japan, Thailand, the United States and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business. The events regularly organized by Koelnmesse take place at different intervals and attract nearly 50,000 exhibiting companies from 123 countries, as well as around 3 million visitors from 209 countries.

IDFA represents the nation's dairy manufacturing and marketing industries and their suppliers. The association’s nearly 200 dairy processing members run more than 600 plant operations that represent more than 85 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese, ice cream and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States.

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