Learn, Connect and Innovate at the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo

At the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo, attendees will be able to make connections, check out the latest innovative candy and snack products, discover new ways to showcase their products and attend education sessions to gain additional insights. The educational opportunities give attendees access to category specialists who will discuss the latest on industry performance, trends and consumer behavior.

Ruby Award for Supplier Innovation Now Accepting Nominations

Ahead of the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo, the nomination process is now open for the Ruby Award for Supplier Innovation, an honor given annually to a National Confectioners Association supplier member company for advancing the confectionery industry through breakthrough innovation. The award is named after its first recipient, Barry Callebaut, for its creation of Ruby chocolate.

Voortman® Announced as “Official Cookie” of the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo

The National Confectioners Association announced that Voortman®, which was acquired by Hostess Brands, LLC in 2020, has been named the “Official Cookie” of the 2021 Sweets & Snacks Expo. With this designation, the Voortman brand will have a widespread presence across the show, which regularly draws thousands of confectionery and snack industry professionals.

Sweets & Snacks Expo Opens Registration for 2021 Show in Indianapolis

The Sweets & Snacks Expo announced that registration is open for the 2021 show, taking place this year from June 22-25 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Organized by the National Confectioners Association, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the largest show in North America representing the confectionery and snack industries.

2021 Call for Speakers for Sweets and Snacks Expo

The Sweets & Snacks Expo is now accepting proposals for its 2021 Sweet Insights education program. As the signature event for the confectionery and snack industries, the Sweets & Snacks Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place (May 24 – 27, 2021)…

Sweets & Snacks On Demand: What you need to know. Right now.

The Sweets & Snacks Expo is excited to announce Sweets & Snacks On Demand, a new digital platform designed to bring together the Sweets & Snacks community – from any location and at any time. This impactful and innovative approach to community building will allow retailers, buyers and manufacturers to celebrate innovation, learn through education programs and share and discover the industry’s newest products.

The Sweets & Snacks Expo Announces New Education-Focused CBD Gallery

The National Confectioners Association announced this week that it is opening a CBD Gallery at the 2020 Sweets & Snacks Expo. The new CBD Gallery will provide a curated space to share critical information with professionals throughout the confectionery and snack supply chain about the legal, regulatory and retail environment for hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD).