Midwest Produce Conference & Expo early bird registration and housing now open
CHICAGO — Following a successful launch in 2012, The Midwest Produce Conference & Expo looks forward to a return to Chicago Aug. 19-21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The conference will offer an outstanding range of opportunities for produce retailers and suppliers to develop new business relationships, connect with colleagues, hear high-profile speakers and examine the latest in produce and retail services.
Registration is now open and offers the best rates for early-bird registrants. Housing is also open with special discount rates for Conference registrants and exhibitors that book their rooms through the official conference room block.
Midwest Produce will open with a cause marketing networking reception giving conference attendees the opportunity to network with representatives from local and national non-profit organizations. The general sessions will feature industry-leading authorities, exclusive research, and a panel of consumers giving insights into today’s shopping trends. The exhibit hall will include 200 top suppliers of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, flowers and other products and supplies for retail stores, restaurants and commercial food service operations. Optional “backstage” tours will give attendees a look into the operation of produce related facilities including the International Chicago Produce Market, urban growing sites and select retail store featuring the latest trends in the shopper experience.
Information regarding Midwest Produce is available on the web at www.MidwestProduceExpo.com. For exhibiting, advertising, sponsorship or registration information, contact Hall-Erickson Exposition Management at 630-434-7779.
The Midwest Produce Conference & Expo is sponsored by The Packer, owned by Vance Publishing Corporation, a leading B2B integrated media company serving the agriculture, beauty and professional woodworking markets. The company produces 15 magazines, more than 100 newsletters, more than 30 websites, several trade shows and events, a subscription-based data product set, and custom media products. Founded in 1937, Vance Publishing is headquartered in Lincolnshire, Ill., with additional offices in Lenexa, Kan., and St. Louis, Mo.
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