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.

Avantages de parler à Sweets & Snacks Expo :

  • Two (2) All Access passes to attend the three-day show ($2,200 value per ticket)
    • REMARQUE : tous les frais de déplacement sont à la charge de l'orateur.
  • 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.
Le Sweets & Snacks Expo recherche des leaders d'opinion et des experts du secteur pour faire des présentations sur les sujets suivants :

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
  • Comment tirer parti des innovations en matière de produits et de merchandising pour stimuler les ventes ?
  • Comment maximiser les ventes saisonnières grâce aux quatre grands thèmes et aux micro-saisons ?
  • How to maximize sales during National Candy Month and other summer promotions
  • Comment augmenter le volume du panier et le nombre de visiteurs dans les magasins spécialisés ?
  • Des outils, des conseils et des succès commerciaux éprouvés pour développer les affaires dans les magasins de bonbons spécialisés.
  • Future of candy and snacks in non-traditional channels
  • How to do business online
  • Autres idées pertinentes pour les catégories confiserie et 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 vous avez des questions, veuillez contacter Lynn Wylie.

Assurez-vous d'avoir préparé toutes les informations nécessaires avant de remplir le formulaire ci-dessous, car les entrées partielles ne peuvent être sauvegardées.

  • 2024 Sweets & Snacks Expo Presentation Proposal Application

  • Les champs marqués d'un astérisque (*) sont obligatoires.

  • Des champs supplémentaires peuvent être ajoutés pour inclure plusieurs présentateurs en cliquant sur le signe plus à côté du champ du titre du présentateur.
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  • 150 mots maximum
  • Taille maximale des fichiers : 256 Mo.
    Expo may modify the size and style of my headshot, as long as the substance of the headshot does not change. Speaker will use the logos and social media images provided by Expo to promote Speaker’s Presentation. While NCA and Expo will use their best efforts to promote Presentation, they cannot guarantee a minimum number of attendees.

  • 300 mots maximum
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