About the Show!

Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the 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.

Discover more than three and a half acres of candy and snack items in one place!

Attend one of the world's top-rated Innovation events sharing the spotlight with other well-known, events including TED/TEDActive, Microsoft's Convergence, the Clinton Global Initiative and McDonald's Worldwide Convention.

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Insights, Education & Solutions…

See the presentations from the 2015 sessions HERE

Re-engineered, relevant Keynote Sessions will jump start your day with a stellar line up of thought leaders that will take you through what's new and what's important in succinct, focused sessions through all three days of the show.

The Sweet Insights Theater offers a daily line up of 20 minute TED style sessions focusing on shopper engagement and behavior, and highlighting cutting edge retail design and merchandising solutions that will drive sales.

Experience the Awesomeness!

Who will exhibit?

More than 650 manufacturers of 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.


Who will attend?

More than 16,000 industry professionals including buyers and buying teams, merchandisers, wholesalers, category managers, store owners and executives, importers, exporters, suppliers and brokers.

Discover our the Specialty Market!

Explore our Specialty Market (formerly Gourmet Marketplace) to explore more than 80 companies featuring premium, fair-trade, organic, sustainable and free-free items.

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Discover A Best Seller

45 new confectionery and snack products across nine categories were named the Most Innovative New Products at the 2015 show - see who won a nomination and which product won Best in Show here!


2015 Expo App - available soon!

Make your visit to the Expo even easier and more interactive by downloading our app. Search "SSE15" or "Sweets & Snacks" in your app store. Coming in mid-March!

2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo - Largest Show Ever


  • More than 15,000 qualified professionals attend with global participation from 90 countries
  • 620+ exhibiting companies display more than 3 acres of candy and snacks
  • Innovations awards reveal the top new items that have been taste-tested across eight different categories
  • Learning opportunities through standing-room only keynote sessions as well as merchandising solutions on the show floor