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Global Cold Chain Expo and Conference

Over the course of three days, June 25-27, 2018, the Global Cold Chain Expo and Conference combine to deliver the most valuable and comprehensive business-to-business networking event serving the perishables industry.

“Companies that participate in the event gain a high level of brand recognition and targeted business development opportunities in front of key buying audiences that produce, handle, store, transport or are involved in the distribution of perishable products and are looking to optimize their supply chain and/or improve facility operations,” according to the organizers.

Co-located with consumer packaged goods in the healthy food segment, fresh produce brands, and the floral industry, the Global Cold Chain Expo delivers unparalleled opportunities to your business. It is the premier destination for innovation, education and B2B networking for the entire food industry. As a Global Cold Chain exhibitor, you’ll be located adjacent to the United FreshTEC Expo; making for easy buyers-access to both shows featuring cold chain solutions and processing equipment & technology, dramatically enhancing the number of operations and engineering decision-makers who visit the show.

More than 7,500 decision-makers and innovators from retail, foodservice, processing, production, distribution, logistics, and transportation representing frozen, refrigerated, ambient and fresh operations are expected to attend. With more than 10 hours of education, the Global Cold Chain Expo is the place for all sectors of the cold chain industry to learn about industry trends in the temperature-controlled supply chain.

There are multiple types of educational programming offered: Cold Chain Conference presentations targeted at the middle management level of the following industries: food processors, distributors, retailers, transportation, and cold chain providers. The general sessions of the Conference feature high-level supply chain leaders from food processors and retailers. The breakout sessions of the Conference are focused on the following three audiences: Facility General Managers, Supply Chain Logistics Decision Makers at Food Companies, and Facility and Corporate Engineers.

Show Floor Education highlights innovations in the cold chain and showcases new products and technologies that are impacting the future of the supply chain. These technical presentations will have a “takeaway” for each attendee that they can implement into their operations.

Innovation Showcase Spotlight highlights new products and technologies in a casual setting with quick, focused content.

Construction X-Change is an informal discussion-based series of sessions for construction professionals to discuss trends, technologies, challenges. Sponsored by the International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC).

Ask an Expert get answers to your most pressing cold chain questions at the “Ask an Expert” Consultation Center. An eminent group of food scientists, logistics, and packaging experts from around the world will be stationed at the center, ready to discuss your cold chain challenges.

Educational programming is designed for operations management, engineering, plant managers, transportation directors, and others who buy or lease cold chain services including growers and other food producers who own or lease cooling equipment, cold storage or handling facilities; food manufacturers, fresh processors, wholesalers, distributors and retailers who own or leases frozen and/or temperature controlled logistics and facilities; retailers who own or lease refrigeration equipment for maintenance of the cold chain at point-of-sale; and all parties throughout the supply chain who specify refrigerated transportation services from local to global needs.