Sweets & Snacks Expo 2018

22 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
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McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago / Illinois / United States of America

Sweets & Snacks Expo is the candy & snacks industry's most successful, world class event and the only show that represents all of the major U.S. distribution channels of confectionery and snack products in one location. This 3 days event is being organized by National Confectionery Association (NCA). The venue of this event is McCormick Place Convention Center which is located in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The event will be held from 22 May 2018, Tuesday to 24 May 2018, Thursday. Sweets & Snacks Expo 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to bakery and confectionery sectors from the leading exhibitors, for example, baked packaged goods, granola bars, chocolate candy, cookies, biscuits, crackers, energy bars, fruit snacks, gum, meat snacks, merchandising solutions, non-chocolate candy, non-food, nuts/seeds, salty snacks. Over 760 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. The event will accommodate approximately 4 acres of exhibit space. Over 17,000 visitors from 90+ countries are expected at this event. Visitor profile of this event includes supermarkets, drug stores, vending, convenience stores, wholesalers, warehouse clubs, theaters, mass and dollar merchants, specialty, military, college and department stores. Importers, exporters, suppliers, distributors, brokers and media. The frequency of Sweets & Snacks Expo is annual.

  Address : 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

  City : Chicago, IL

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 312-791-7000

  Website : Click here for venue website

McCormick Place Convention Center

Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, the McCormick Place Convention Center is nation's largest convention center 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 and much more.

Organized by

National Confectionery Association (NCA)

National Confectionery Association (NCA) is the trade organization that advances, protects and promotes chocolate, candy, gum and mints, and the companies that make these special treats.

Address: 1101 30th Street, Nw Suite 200

City: Washington, DC

Country: United States of America

Phone: +(1)-(202)-534-1440

Fax: (202) 337-0637

Email: info[at]candyusa.com

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Tuesday : 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday : 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday : 9am - 2pm

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show
  Start Date 22 May 2018, Tuesday
  End Date 24 May 2018, Thursday
  Category Food & Beverage
  Venue McCormick Place Convention Center
  City Chicago, IL
  State Illinois
  Country United States of America
  Organizer National Confectionery Association (NCA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 17,000+
  Exhibitors 760+
  Space 4 acres
  Open to Trade visitors

Past Editions

  • 23 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 24 May 2016 - 26 May 2016
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 19 May 2015 - 21 May 2015
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 20 May 2014 - 22 May 2014
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 21 May 2013 - 23 May 2013
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 08 May 2012 - 10 May 2012
    McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL
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