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Sweets & Snacks Expo is the largest candy and snack trade event in North America that brings together all major US distribution channels of confectionery and snack products in one place. This is a great place to connect with buyers, category managers, merchandisers, operations, executives and store owners. The exhibitors cover the whole gamma of sweets and snack products, including manufacturers chocolate, candy, gum, salty snacks, cookies, packaged cakes, biscuits, popcorn, granola bars, breakfast snacks, nutrition bars, meat snacks, fruit snacks, nuts, seeds, packaged goods and ice cream.

Sweets & Snacks Expo is happening from 19 May 2020, Tuesday to 21 May 2020, Thursday at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL. The organizer of the event is National Confectionery Association. It is open to trade visitors. The estimated number of attendance is 18,000. The estimated number of exhibitors is 850. The event will accommodate approximately 200,000 square feet of exhibit space. There will be over 25 sessions. The frequency of this event is annual.


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Start Date
May 19, 2020 (Tuesday)
End Date
May 21, 2020 (Thursday)
McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago, Illinois
National Confectionery Association
Food & Beverage
Event Type
Conference, Trade Show
Open To
Trade Visitors
Addressed Audience
Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 2 pm


  • National Confectionery Association
  • National Confectionery Association is the trade organization that advances, protects and promotes chocolate, candy, gum and mints, and the companies that make these special treats.
  • 1101 30th Street, NW Suite 200
  • Washington, DC
  • United States of America
  • +1 202-534-1440
  • +1 202-337-0637


  • McCormick Place Convention Center
  • Located just minutes from downtown Chicago,, Illinois, the McCormick Place Convention Center is one of the nation's largest convention and exhibition centers with 11 exhibit halls with a total space of 2.6 million square feet, 173 meeting rooms, meeting room space of 600.000 square feet, 4 ballrooms, 3 theaters, parking facilities, accommodation facilities, one indoor arena sited on and near the shore of Lake Michigan and much more.
  • 2301 South Lake Shore Drive
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States of America
  • +1 312-791-7000
  • +1 312-791-6543

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