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At the IFT Food Expo, you'll find the industry's largest collection of food ingredients, equipment, processing, and packaging suppliers, all under one roof. It's the only place where the latest global food trends, and the products designed to address them, are on display.

For professionals involved in food science and technology, the IFT Food Expo is the single most important trade show of the year. That’s why two out of every three people who attend the Food Expo are repeat attendees. They know from personal experience that it’s THE best place to see, touch, taste, and experience the newest products, the latest trends, the hottest tools, and most cutting-edge techniques…and meet face-to-face with the companies that provide them.


The IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo brings together professionals involved in both the science and the business of food - experts in R&D, product development, and QA/QC, as well as executive management, marketing, procurement, sales, and more - from industry, academia, and government.

In just a few days you’ll gain more practical insights, make more professional contacts, and discover more innovative ideas than you’ll gain the rest of the year.


More than 20,000 food professionals from around the globe will come to this year's IFT Food Expo

Professionals in R&D, product development, QA/QC, purchasing, executive management, and more come to see, touch, taste, and experience the industry's largest collection of ingredients, equipment, processing, and packaging suppliers under one roof. It's the only place where the latest global food trends and the products that address them—are on display. Will they find your company there?

Why should you exhibit at the IFT Food Expo?

For exhibitors, the IFT Food Expo means business. It’s the best and most efficient place to connect with your target audience…an audience who is actively seeking new suppliers for immediate transactions and near-term solutions.

Reach qualified buyers...83% of IFT Food Expo attendees make or influence their companies' buying decisions

Showcase your products...75% of attendees come to seek out new products and solutions

Shorten your selling cycle...More than half of attendees say they attend the IFT Food Expo to find new suppliers

About IFT:

For 75 years, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has been unlocking the potential of the food science community by creating a dynamic global forum where members from more than 100 countries can share, learn, and grow, transforming scientific knowledge into innovative solutions throughout the food system for the benefit of people around the world.

If the IFT14 Annual Meeting & Food Expo - Institute of Food Technologists is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 06/21/2014 - 06/24/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Food / Beverage
Other Industries: Business, Food / Beverage, Miscellaneous, Sciences, Technology
Estimated Attendance: 22,000
Audience: Food Professionals
Notes: Attendees Job Functions:
R&D/scientific/technical 40%
Sales/marketing 17%
Academic 12%
President/Owner/CEO/SVP/VP/ Other Corporate Mgmt 16%
Consulting 4%
Purchasing 7%
Government/regulatory 4%
Venue: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Venue Phone: (504) 582-3000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:990 (Previous Year)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:IFT - Institute of Food Technologists
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: IFT offers exclusive Annual Meeting & Food Expo sponsorships and advertising opportunities to IFT Food Expo exhibitors to support their sales and marketing efforts. Select promotional opportunities are also available to all organizations, regardless of whether they are exhibiting. Effectively reach qualified buyers at the 2014 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo by taking advantage of these exclusive opportunities to optimize your marketing efforts.


Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' / 1-9 Booths $3,195 each   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10-19 Booths $3,095 each   Water: n/a
20 or more $2,995 each   Generator: n/a
Corner In-Line Booths Additional $200 / Prices are subject to change.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Call
Other Booth Sizes Available: No

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