Washington, D.C., November 10, 2006 – Space at Worldwide Food Expo 2007 was 75 percent sold out at the end of the priority sales period, according to the show’s sponsors, the American Meat Institute (AMI) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). Worldwide Food Expo will take place October 24-27, 2007, in Chicago.
AMI and IDFA have now sent an
open invitation to suppliers serving the food
and beverage industries to reserve exhibit
space for the major trade event next fall.
As a result of the brisk sales in the
early "priority" period this summer, hundreds
of companies staked out their exhibit space for
North America's largest food and beverage show
for processing, packaging, equipment,
ingredients, supplies and
"Exhibitors have been excited
by the commitment of dozens of food and
beverage organizations to this event --
including the American Beverage Association and
drinktec -- as well as the commitment by such
companies as Dean Foods and Smithfield Foods to
hold meetings at Expo for hundreds of plant
managers," said IDFA Vice President of
Communications and Meetings Susan Ruland.
"We're gearing up for a terrific event next
“Interest among the exhibitors
tells us the show is robust,” said AMI Senior
Vice President of Public Affairs and
Professional Development Janet Riley.
“We’re confident attendance at the show
will reflect the early enthusiasm we’ve seen
on the exhibit side."
information on exhibiting, contact Mark Miller
or Terri Sullivan at 703-934-4700, or
firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is also
Food Expo is a biennial event that attracts
25,000 industry leaders from 100 countries to
see the largest North American display of food
and beverage industry suppliers in one
location; over 1,100 exhibitors cover 1 million
square feet of floor space. Worldwide Food
Expo’s educational programming addresses
issues, trends and technologies in the food and
beverage processing industry.
is comprised of the Food, Dairy & Beverage
Exposition and the International Meat, Poultry
& Seafood Exposition.
Worldwide Food Expo Opens Up General SalesMonday, November 13, 2006
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