Process Expo, the global food and equipment technology show, announced registration for its 2023 exposition is now open. The event will be held October 23 - 25, in the South Hall of the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois.
A series of new features are planned for the 2023 edition to enhance educational and networking opportunities on the show floor, as well as ensure convenience and accessibility for registrants and attendees alike.
“The Process Expo audience comes to Chicago looking for the latest in processing and packaging technologies for all food and beverage industry segments, and that’s exactly what they will find,” says Brian Perkins, Chairman of the FPSA Board of Directors and President of Provisur Technologies. “Increased automation, improved throughput, and strengthened hygienic equipment design are just of a small sample of the manufacturing solutions our customers will find at Process Expo."
Registration for Process Expo can be easily completed online through the Process Expo website. Registrants also have the option to book their stay at one of several hotels conveniently located near the McCormick Place Convention Center. Complimentary shuttle service to and from the convention center will be provided for those staying at select hotels not within walking distance of the venue. Once registered, future-attendees will have the option to start planning and customizing their Process Expo experience through the MyPlanner tool, which gives detailed information about show features such as a show floor map, exhibitors list, and event schedule.
When the show opens in October, attendees will have an opportunity to connect in-person with leading manufacturers and suppliers from around the world. The show floor promises expanded product discovery, interactive experiences, and special features.
“Ultimately, Process Expo is about bringing industry professionals together and providing them an opportunity to engage with their peers. We create spaces for our attendees to interact with the new products and services available in the market, and with each other. As such, we want to make the registration process seamless and informative, so attendees have plenty of time to start planning and customizing their Process Expo experience,” says Constantin von Vieregge, President of Messe Frankfurt Inc.
Returning this year are the fully functional production lines, which offer a practical, behind-the-scenes look at how the latest solutions are incorporated into current plant operations. This year, the show will be operating three separate live production lines, which will demonstrate the complete processes of producing bacon, empanadas, and pet treats, respectively.
Attendees can also participate in a variety of networking events on and off the floor, including Food for Thought, a series of complimentary educational sessions that will take place in a classroom-like setting and will focus on the latest trends and technologies that are pushing the industry forward.
Process Expo brings together thousands of qualified buyers, food and beverage processors and packaging professionals, including C-level industry executives, engineers, technical directors, plant managers, product development managers and more. Registration for the 2023 edition is open. For more details, visit the website at www.myprocessexpo.com.
Background information on Food Processing Suppliers Association
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 members’ 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, Pet Food, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of some 2,200* people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. Group sales in financial year 2022 were around €450 million*. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of Messe Frankfurt’s key strengths is its powerful and closely knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are using our digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Sustainability is a central pillar of our corporate strategy. Here, we strike a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity.
For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com/sustainability
With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
* preliminary figures 2022
Messe Frankfurt Inc. is a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company produces shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. The North American portfolio includes Texworld New York City, Apparel Sourcing New York City, Home Textiles Sourcing, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas, The Clean Show, INA PAACE Automechanika Mexico, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, SPS Atlanta, Formnext USA, and Process Expo. For more information, please visit our website at www.us.messefrankfurt.com.
Messe Frankfurt international trade fairs for the food industry
Messe Frankfurt organizes trade fairs relating to food processing all over the world. They are grouped under the heading of ‘Food Technology’ and include IFFA, Leading International Trade Fair for the Meat Industry in Frankfurt am Main, and Tecno Fidta, International Food Technology, Additives and Ingredients Trade Fair in Argentina and Meat Pro Asia in Thailand. Further information about the events of Messe Frankfurt in the field of food processing at: www.food-technologies.messefrankfurt.com