Expo Is Your Trusted Source for Everything New
Discover five acres of widespread product innovation over two halls, specialized category solutions, and insights no other show has.
Connect with more than 850 exhibitors and nearly 18,000 candy and snack professionals.
Gain a Competitive Edge
Find the largest variety of new product innovation and companies plus access to packaging, merchandising, research and industry insights you won’t find anywhere else.
Learn the latest insights in shopper engagement, breakthrough candy, snack and specialty trends, growth forecasts and attention-grabbing merchandising that will drive aisle traffic.
Access Curated Products
Discover 45 of the newest, award-winning “retailer-selected” candy and snack sensations destined to be best sellers.
The only destination designed specifically to address your business challenges, teach you how to attract shoppers, and grow your business.
Your Expo, Your Way
You can put yourself in the center of everything you need from break-out products and merchandising innovations to industry trends
that will help you stand out in a crowded marketplace at the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo.
Your One-Stop Shop for Confectionery Innovation.
Your Destination for Snack Innovation.
The Only Event Totally Focused on Specialty Candy & Snacks.
We Can’t Wait
to Meet You!
Don’t Miss What’s New at Expo 2018!
Drive business success and gain market intelligence through over 20 learning opportunities designed to fit your busy schedule.
Inside the World of Craft Chocolate: New Flavors and Tasting
Enter the indulgent domain of craft chocolate with this rich sensory experience of new flavors while gaining insights on how you can capture premium-seeking chocolate consumers.
The “Why” Behind What We BuyWednesday, 9 Curt Munk - SVP - Marketing FCB Red30 am - 10 15 am
This informative session is about understanding the deeper motivations that guide product choice and how manufacturers, retailers and agencies need to think well beyond the intrinsic of product performance and start connecting to who consumers and shoppers really want to be with their purchase.
How to Use Snacking Brand Equity as a Competitive Advantage for Omnichannel Retailers
Using the results from the 2018 Harris Poll EquiTrend brand tracking study, this session explores awareness and purchase intent for a variety of snacking products and how to use snacking brand equity to build a competitive advantage.
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800+ Exhibitors with more than 100 new companies
Connect with large multinational firms down to boutique, gourmet start-up manufacturers
Pre-qualified candy & snack professionals visit each year from nearly 90 countries
Data-driven learning sessions
Focusing on pre-trends, retail technology, shopper engagement and state of the market for candy, snack and specialty segments
New product awards
Top retailers representing 85% of the U.S. buying power taste & evaluate new items across nine segments
200,000 sqft of product innovation, merchandising and live sessions
Nearly 50 percent of exhibitors showcase a snack product