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…

Every Morning:

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 now in succinct, focused sessions through all three days of the show.

On the Show Floor:

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.

Bill O'Reilly:

At Thursday's Keynote Session, Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, will offer a 'No-Spin' perspective on national and global events.

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 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.

Learn more about the Specialty Market

Discover A Best Seller

45 nominations will be given to taste panel-rated products across nine segments during the Most Innovative New Product Awards. Attendees vote for the top winners on opening day! See the list of Panelists here!


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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