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The International Floriculture Expo will take place alongside United Fresh and FMI Connect in Chicago, creating the floral and fresh food industry’s must-attend event of the year! One badge gives you access to all three shows.
Produced by Diversified Communications, the International Floriculture Expo is an annual event where the floral industry gathers to discover new products, source new suppliers, network, and learn. It is considered the leading industry trade event, bringing together the highest-volume buyers from the floral industry, connecting them with companies that offer an array of products and services.
Why Attend IFE Chicago?
The International Floriculture Expo is the leading trade show and educational program for mass market retailers, retail florists, designers, garden centers and nurseries, event floral designers and other retailers of floral and foliage products. This is where the floral industry meets and grows.
Education Program focused on Floral
225+ Companies in 62,000 s.f. of Exhibits
Inspirational Design & Product Demos
Networking Events, Awards & Industry Celebrations
Access to United Fresh & FMI Connect
Be a part of something BIG!
IFE will be co-located with United Fresh and the Food Marketing Institute’s FMI Connect in Chicago. And new this year, the show’s will also co-locate with Global Cold Chain Expo. The combination of these powerful events will bring together cross-category retailers from high volume mass markets and mid-size grocers, to independent operators from the local, national and international markets.
Over 14,000 attendees and 1,000,000 square feet of exhibits: Your ultimate platform for reaching floral, food retail, and produce buyers.
Exhibiting at IFE puts you face-to-face with serious, qualified decision makers from the mass market, wholesale and retail florist sectors. From the one full day of education, to two days of exhibits, and numerous networking events in between, you’ll have dozens of opportunities to make connections that will last long after the show.
Top Visitor Industries:
Mass market buyers
Supermarkets & supercenters
Top Products of Interest:
Cut flowers, bouquets, bunches
Containers, vases ceramics
Other floral accessories
Tropical indoor foliage
Ribbons, bows, and picks
Films, sleeves and wraps
Co-located Events: FMI Connect, International Floriculture Expo (IFE), United Fresh, Global Cold Chain Expo
If the IFE 2017 - International Floriculture Expo is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.
|Conference/Event Dates:||06/13/2017 - 06/15/2017|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||06/14/2017 - 06/15/2017|
|Other Industries:||Agriculture - Horticulture, Business, Distribution, Grocery / C Store, Horticulture, Manufacturing, Wholesale / Retail|
|Audience:||- Mass Market Buyers
- Supermarkets & Supercenters
- Online Retailers
- Buying Agents
- Commercial Growers
- Independent Grocers
- Retail Florists
- Event Planners
- Garden Centers
- And More!
|Notes:||Estimated attendance is 14,000+ with co-located events.
Past Attendee Statistics:
46% Mass Market Retail
21% Single- and Multi-unit Retail
9% Professional Services
|Venue Phone:||(312) 791-7000|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Number of Exhibitors:||225+ (IFE Only) / 800+ (With Co-Located Events) (Previous Year)|
|Event Square Footage:||62,000 (IFE) / (1,000,000 With Co-located Events)|
|Show Owner:||Diversified Business Communications|
|Show Manager:||Diversified Business Communications|
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|Exhibit Space||$30.00 per sq. ft. / Price is subject to change.||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Yes|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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