The Sweets & Snacks Expo is now accepting education curriculum proposals for the 2024 show at Indiana Convention Center (May 14 – 16, 2024). Sweets & Snacks is looking for industry experts and thought leaders who can provide unique insights, new research studies, strategies and trends with the show’s attendees of retailers, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and brokers in the confectionery and snack industries.

The Sweets & Snacks Expo provides speakers with a unique opportunity to be in front of more than 16,000 category leaders and retailers. The event welcomes more than 90 percent of the confectionery-buying market and more than 75 percent of the snack-buying market in the U.S.

Speakers at previous Sweets & Snacks Expos included: Circana, Kantar, NielsenIQ, Euromonitor, Numerator, PepsiCo, Mintel, Amazon, Profitero, Instacart, Mars Wrigley, The Hershey Company, Kellogg’s and more.

Ventajas de intervenir en la Sweets & Snacks Expo:

  • Two (2) All Access passes to attend the three-day show ($2,200 value per ticket)
    • NOTA: todos los gastos de viaje corren a cargo del ponente
  • You and your company will be promoted in the show’s marketing efforts, beginning by February 2024
  • You’ll have the opportunity to present your education session to industry category leaders, manufacturers and suppliers during Sweets & Snacks Supplier Showcase and attend the Sweets & Snacks Expo – May 14-16 at the Indianapolis Convention Center.
La Sweets & Snacks Expo busca líderes de opinión y expertos de la industria para presentar los siguientes temas:

Trends, impact on confectionery and snacks categories and how to capitalize on:

  • Generational trends/demographic shifts
  • Packaging trends
  • Flavor trends
  • Trends in confectionery
  • Trends in snacks
  • Better-for-you
  • Multicultural consumers
  • Shopping behaviors (online and in-store)

Artificial Intelligence:

  • At retail
  • In the shopper experience
  • Supply chain

Retailer Landscape:

  • eComm
  • Traditional channels
  • Click and Collect
  • Disruption at checkout
  • Digital technologies

How to incent unplanned purchases:

  • Online – growing the digital basket with candy and snacks
  • At check-out
  • Click-and-collect
  • Last mile

Social commerce:

  • How to work with influencers
  • Successful Influencer collaborations (a requested topic from committee)
  • How to turn a social post into a ring at the register

Growth drivers:

  • How to maximize sales (e.g., in-store promotions, social, loyalty programs, etc.) in independent specialty candy stores
  • Cómo aprovechar las innovaciones de producto y merchandising para impulsar las ventas
  • Cómo maximizar las ventas estacionales con las Cuatro Grandes y las microestaciones
  • How to maximize sales during National Candy Month and other summer promotions
  • Cómo aumentar el tamaño de la cesta y el tráfico de personas en las tiendas especializadas
  • Herramientas, consejos y éxitos de ventas probados para construir el negocio en las tiendas de golosinas especializadas
  • Future of candy and snacks in non-traditional channels
  • How to do business online
  • Otras ideas relevantes para las categorías de confitería y snacks

To submit an idea for consideration, please use the form below that needs to be completed in its entirety. The 2024 call for speakers is now closed.

Selected speakers will be notified via email by Friday, November 17.

Please note: Presenters must be available to speak from May 14 – 16, 2024 when submitting a proposal. If accepted, the final date and time of presentation will be provided by January 5, 2024. All presenters and panelists are responsible for their own travel, hotel reservations and expenses.

Si tiene alguna pregunta, póngase en contacto con Lynn Wylie.

Por favor, asegúrese de tener toda la información necesaria preparada antes de rellenar el formulario de abajo, ya que las entradas parciales no se pueden guardar.

  • 2024 Sweets & Snacks Expo Presentation Proposal Application

  • Los campos marcados con un asterisco (*) son obligatorios.

  • Se pueden añadir campos adicionales para incluir a varios presentadores haciendo clic en el signo más junto al campo del título del presentador.
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