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Secure Your 2018 Stand/Booth

Exhibit with Purpose
IFT Food Expo: July 16-18, 2018

You have sales goals. IFT’s Food Expo® has your target market.

IFT’s Food Expo attracts over 23,000 attendees representing food science professionals from over 90 countries across the globe. And they come to see products just like yours firsthand. This is your target audience—and they attend with the purpose to seek new partners for immediate transactions and near-term solutions. IFT’s Food Expo is the only place you can reach the largest concentration of qualified decision makers who are ready to purchase, all in one location.

Exhibiting at the expo will help you...

  • Get more qualified leads and accelerate your sales process
  • Build deeper relationships with current and prospective customers
  • Increase exposure and awareness of your current and new products and services
  • Gain access to valuable year-round marketing and sponsorship opportunities
  • See what your competitors are doing to help you keep your competitive edge

Reserve Your Space Today!

Contact Bato Prostran, Senior Executive Sales Representative to secure your exhibit space today by email at bprostran@ift.org or by phone +1.312.604.0278.

Exhibitor Details

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  • Benefits of Exhibiting

    More than 80% of attendees make or influence their company’s buying decisions.

    Exhibiting at the IFT Food Expo will help you...

    • Get more qualified leads and accelerate your sales process
    • Build deeper relationships with current and prospective customers
    • Increase exposure and awareness of your current and new products and services
    • Gain access to valuable year-round marketing and sponsorship opportunities
    • See what your competitors are doing to help you keep your competitive edge

    Reach Qualified Buyers

    As an exhibitor, your company’s message will reach an extensive audience of qualified buyers and senior-level decision makers. IFT aggressively recruits attendees who are active buyers, with the authority to make, or significantly influence, decisions about which products or services their companies will purchase.

  • Extend Your Visibility

    IFT is committed to helping you leverage your presence and extend your reach beyond the confines of your booth with unique programs that help you make the most of your exhibit investment.

    Event Mobile App
    Make sure attendees have access to your company’s information before, during, and after the event.
    More than 6,500 attendees downloaded the app in 2017.

    New Exhibitor Pavilion
    Our newest pavilion makes it easy for buyers to locate the newest companies on the expo floor.

    IFT18 News
    Reach both attendees and those interested in IFT18 through special advertising opportunities in this event specific news vehicle. IFT18 News launches well before the event and continues with post-event coverage.

    IFT Food Expo Passes
    Invite your customers and prospects to visit you on the expo floor. More than 2,500 attendees took advantage of exhibitor expo pass invitations to attend the event in 2017.

    Plus, take advantage of these complimentary options:

    • Use of the official IFT event logo in your marketing materials
    • Access to the media list
    • 30-minute exhibit strategy session with expert Trade Show Bob Milam
    • Ability to submit your new innovation for consideration in the IFT Food Expo Innovation Awards Program
    • Press room/media kit placement and free press conferences
    • Exhibitor webinars and knowledge resources to help improve your performance and ROI
    • Free exposure in Food Technology magazine’s pre-show issue
    • Access to the scientific and applied sessions with your exhibitor badge
    • Exclusive meeting room access available only to exhibitors
  • Expo Floor Plan

    The online expo floor plan encourages attendees to pre-browse exhibitors and review company information.

  • Pricing, Attendees Demographics and More
    More than 80% of attendees make or influence their company’s buying decisions.

    Attendee Charts

    *Metrics reflect data captured from IFT16 Attendee and Exhibitor Survey. IFT16 metrics provide insights into expectations for Chicago-based IFT Food Expos.

    Learn More and Reserve Your Space Today!

    Contact Bato Prostran, Senior Executive Sales Representative to secure your exhibit space today.

    Email: bprostran@ift.org 
    Phone: +1.312.604.0278

Be seen by over 20,000 prospective buyers all representing food science professionals from over 90 countries across the globe—and they come to see products just like yours firsthand.

Secure Your Booth Today!