The Sweets & Snacks Expo, sponsored by the National Confectioners’ Association, is the candy & snack industry’s most successful, world-class event.
Candy and snacks are a $428.8* billion industry worldwide and the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the only show that represents all of the major U.S. distribution channels of confectionery and snack products in one location. Some other fascinating statistics includes:
• 16,000+ qualified confectionery and snack professionals attended in 2014, with global participation from 90 countries
• 4 acres of candy and snack products occupying the most square footage (168,000 sq ft) – Expo’s largest show floor ever
• More than 630 confectionery, biscuit, cookie and snack companies showcasing their latest new releases
• More than 100 new exhibitors expected in 2015
Entering its 18th year, Sweets & Snacks Expo continues to excel in its commitment to offer attendees the best value for their investment. As always, Sweets & Snacks Expo registration includes activities off the show floor including respected and influential keynote speakers, new and innovative learning labs, and other network building events like the Industry Buzz Network Reception.
At the Expo you will:
• Discover new innovative and dynamic merchandising, and in-store shopping solutions featuring fan-favorites, such as:
o Sweet Insights Theater
o Specialty Market
o Innovation Alley
o Most Innovative New Product Awards, and more!
• Learn from the experts during our keynote sessions or in the Sweet Insights Theater
• Connect with your peers including buyers, category managers, retail executives and many more
For more reasons than ever before, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the one place more confectionary and snack retailers and manufacturers come together to get inspired, make connections, and find new best sellers and return to their office with unparalleled value for the time well spent.
*Source: Euromonitor International 2014
How would the app help me?
Attending the Sweets & Snacks Expo can be very resourceful and rewarding, however, with so many opportunities available and so much to see, we want you to make the most of your visit! While there, you’ll be among more than 16,000 qualified professionals, with over 630 exhibiting companies displaying nearly 4 acres of candy and snacks. With all of that: you’ll be busy. That’s why it’s important that you plan ahead for this year’s show, so you can stay focused on what’s important -- growing your business and making new contacts.
NCA’s Sweets & Snacks Expo App (or SSE15 App) will help you plan your schedule, making your visit more efficient. With this app you can create your own schedule, connect with your peers and so much more! We have made the app easily accessible, by making it compatible with iPhones, Droids and Blackberry devices. Now, you will have easy access to your personalized schedule from your mobile device. You can update your schedule here on the app OR you can go back to your desktop and do it there.