MCLEAN, Va. (FPSA) — The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and NüernbergMesse announced that they have signed an agreement to co-locate PROCESS EXPO and the newly relaunched InterBev Process in Chicago, beginning in 2015.
The two shows, along with additional co-location partner the International Dairy Show, will take place September 15-18, 2015, bringing together over 1,000 exhibiting companies and 21,000 industry professionals in the North and Lakeside Halls of McCormick Place. Attendees will have unlimited access to the show floors and educational programs of all three co-located shows.
"We are very excited to add InterBev Process to the PROCESS EXPO event and look forward to the new participants it will bring to the show including new equipment and technologies, as well as new attendees who we expect to see," said David Seckman, President and CEO of FPSA. "There is no doubt that with InterBev Process joining with PROCESS EXPO and the International Dairy Show, Chicago will be the epicenter of processing and packaging technologies for the global food and beverage industries."
“We are convinced that the co-location of InterBev Process and the PROCESS EXPO will best serve the needs of all exhibitors and attendees,” said Wolfgang Kranz, Member of the Management Board and Executive Director International at NürnbergMesse. “The co-location of the events is a great opportunity for NürnbergMesse to prove and to strengthen as well its expertise in the Processing + Packaging Sector.”
Staff from each of the organizations will continue to be responsible for their respective shows, including conducting sales and marketing activities, developing educational programs and meeting the operational needs of their exhibitors.
Exhibit space sales for PROCESS EXPO are currently open to FPSA members and will open to the general public in May. InterBev Process exhibit sales will begin in June 2014. For information regarding PROCESS EXPO, visit www.myprocessexpo.com; to reserve space, contact FPSA Sales Director Grace Cular Yee at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information regarding InterBev Process visit www.interbev.com; to reserve space contact email@example.com.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The Association's programs and services support member’s success by providing assistance in marketing their products and services, overall improvement in key business practices and many opportunities to network among industry colleagues. Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO (industry leading trade show), electronic media marketing, education, market intelligence, research, and advocation of critical industry issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade. FPSA members are organized in vertical industry councils which focus on specific needs and concerns that are unique to each industry sector. FPSA councils currently represent the Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.