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The Industry Meeting Place for F&B Business, Education, and Engagement!

Opening doors in Chicago this October, Process Expo, The Global Food Equipment and Technology Show, is set to welcome businesses, thought leaders, and innovators from across the industry spectrum to participate in three days of networking, education, and engagement. Alongside the fully-equipped booths displaying the latest advancements from 18+ countries, the 2023 edition opens up new experiences with its robust education track, interactive product demos, career development programs and special networking features.

Check out a sneak-peek of the show highlights lined up for the 2023 edition:

350+ Suppliers: No matter what the challenge, you can discuss and explore the manufacturing solution that you are looking for at Process Expo with access to 350 suppliers from over 18 countries under one roof. Explore the technology upgrades you need to adopt to enhance your production lines.

30+ Educational Sessions: From the most advanced innovations that are being implemented in the F&B industry, to the important R&D updates as well as best business practices, the Food for Thought series of complimentary educational sessions focusing on the latest trends and technologies will enable visitors to keep up with all of the new developments that are pushing the industry forward. We are honoured to have partnered with BSI to curate some exciting education and career sessions under this series.

3 LIVE Production Lines: Exclusive to Process Expo – the LIVE production lines this year return to cover meat, bakery and the growing market of pet treats. With 27 demos over the course of three days, attendees will experience the next generation of equipment and technology at work first-hand along with other on-site exhibits. Producing pet treats, empanadas, and sliced bacon, this collection of leading OEMs doesn’t just show food manufacturers how to process and package these products in the most efficient way possible. By incorporating AI and advanced automation into these demonstrations, we’ll show the end user how best to take advantage of the data for even greater production.

The Market: Renowned artisanal butcher McCullough Kelly-Willis, founder and head instructor of the Chicago Meat Collective, will share the lesser-known secrets of whole-animal butchery's intricacies With 6 captivating live demonstrations, Kelly-Willis will share techniques for minimizing kitchen waste, maximizing flavor, insights on knife handling, waste reduction, utilizing different cuts, and locally sourced meats.

Career Development Center: A new show feature that unlocks the potential of talent through our program, creating pathways for careers and internship opportunities in the F&B industry! Navigate diverse career pathways, Explore jobs, network with potential employers, benefit from resume review, career coaching and more.

Women’s Alliance Breakfast: Network with industry game changers, women who have made a strong mark and those who have made a positive impact on women's careers and gender balance in the food and beverage industry. This breakfast is open to all professionals with a $25 registration fee and features Nicole Makowski, President of Makowski's Real Sausage Company as the keynote speaker.

Innovation Awards: Honoring advancements by exhibiting companies through the categories of New Product, New Application, New Technology for Sustainability, and New Technology for Automation, the Innovation Awards will highlight brands positively influencing the food and beverage industry.

Process Expo 2023 is all about experiences that not only provide an opportunity to see and engage with new products and innovations, but also network with, learn from, and celebrate leaders from across the industry. Join us to discover manufacturing solutions that optimise your supply chain and move your business forward. REGISTER NOW!