Expo Is Your Trusted Source for Everything New
Discover five acres of widespread product innovation, specialized category solutions, and insights no other show has.
Connect with more than 800 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!
Product submissions were taste-tested by more than 20 retail experts representing nearly 85 percent of the U.S. buying power. Four weighted criteria were used to assess each item including taste, packaging, innovation and go-to market feasibility.
Drive business success and gain market intelligence through over 20 learning opportunities designed to fit your busy schedule.
Newcomers Meet and Greet Networking Session
Attendees will be able to sip a cup of coffee while hearing from industry experts and show insiders on how to get the most of their Expo experience.
2018 State of the Market: E-Commerce for Candy, Snacks and Specialty
This session highlights the latest online trends for many, snack and specialty shoppers as well as outlining the five essentials for success in the world of e-commerce.
Power Pitch III: Lessons for Buyers and Sellers
Watch three new companies pitch their new products to retail category managers. Learn the do's and don'ts of presenting your products.
The Snacking New World OrderWednesday, 8 Jordan Rost - VP Consumer Insights - Nielsen30 am - 9 15 am
This session explores the truths about snacking occasions to engage new buyers and how retailers can turn competitive threats into collaborative opportunities for growth.
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800+ Exhibitors with more than 100 new companies
Connect with large multinational firms to boutique, gourmet start-up manufacturers
From major brands to small innovators, offering both candy and snack products that give you a chance to be first-to-market
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