Attending Sweets & Snacks Expo is a big opportunity for your business, but with 25+ educational sessions, over 800 companies, 2000+ new product launches and networking events it can also be overwhelming.
We’ll help you plan effectively to manage your time, energy and focus to ensure you get the most out of your three days with us.
Use My Show Planner to arrive prepared.
Create a personalized Expo schedule in advance so you don’t waste time onsite. Find exhibitors to visit, education sessions to attend and create a meeting schedule with this easy-to-use tool. Anything you add will be accessible through the Expo app too!
Prioritize your time on the show floor.
Organize your time by identifying vendors you’d like to meet. Planning your time this way ensures you won’t miss the exhibitors you’re most interested in.
Reserve time to wander.
Block off time to wander the show floor for those unexpected discoveries.
WHAT TO PACK
Dress for comfort.
You want to look good, but you also want to be comfortable. Pack comfortable shoes and business casual clothing to feel your best.
Bring extra business cards.
Make sure you pack enough business cards! To motivate you to engage people at the show, challenge yourself to hand out all of the cards you bring!
Download the show app.
Download the app to your iOS or Android device or use our web mobile version on any smartphone or your desktop. Transfer all of your content from your My Show Planner for easy access to your Expo schedule.
Be sure to drink lots of water.
Water decreases fatigue and increases energy to help you get the most out of each day.
Get off your feet. Checkout Expo education.
The education sessions are a great way to take a break from walking the show floor while learning the latest insights in shopper engagement, breakthrough candy, snack and specialty trends, growth forecasts and attention-grabbing merchandising that will drive aisle traffic.
Expand your network.
Take advantage of opportunities to talk to people while exploring the show floor, taking a break for lunch or socializing at the Industry Buzz Reception. You can connect with buyers, category managers, merchandisers, operations, executives and store owners. Expo is the gathering place for the candy and snack industry.