With more than 1,140 companies occupying 230,000 square feet of exhibit space at the Venetian/Sands Expo, attendees will have lots of ground to cover. A New Exhibitors Pavilion located adjacent to the entrance to the show floor will make it easy to identify the newest companies on hand for IFT17. To date, 60 new exhibitors have signed up for the food expo. Other specialty pavilions will house organic products and products and services related to food safety.
Innova Pavilion – Booth 2645
Always a hub of show floor activity, the Innova Market Insights Pavilion (booth 2645) will have a full complement of Innova’s food and beverage experts standing by to share their insights. Striking visual displays will keep show-goers informed about the latest market trends the Innova Market Insights team has identified. The pavilion will also include displays of products from around the globe and will be home to a series of presentations by the company’s analysts.
Presentation times and topics:
11:00 a.m. – Active Nutrition: Sports meets healthy lifestyles
1:00 p.m. – Top 10 Trends 2017: Clean label continues to top the agenda
3:00 p.m. – Plant Powered Growth: How to leverage natural benefits
This year’s booth will include:
- 3 daily presentations
- 30 infographics with insights into the latest consumer and new product trends
- Interactive packaging displays
- Our flagship Top 10 Trends for 2017
The Innova Market Insights team of expert staff will be on hand to guide visitors through the display and offer their insights.
Mintel Pavilion – Booth 4317
Mintel food and beverage analysts will be on hand in the Mintel Intelligence Zone (booth 4317) throughout the course of IFT17, sharing information and pitching in to help facilitate food and beverage tastings. Eight live main stage presentations will help keep food expo attendees abreast of significant industry trends and activity.
This year’s Mintel Intelligence Zone presentation topics will cover hot industry issues like what’s the next clean label, trends in stress and relaxation, making the old new again and limited edition flavors. Join our Mintel analysts as they invite you to touch, smell and taste interesting and innovative new products featured in daily booth presentations. Stop by anytime, to have experts share insights and answer your market intelligence questions. Bringing research to life and investigating trends, Mintel experts provide real market examples and forecast how the trends will shape the future of the industry. Visit mintel.com/ift for detailed descriptions of the presentations shown below.
Presentation times and topics:
10:30–11:30 a.m. daily — It’s Not Always about Health: The Growth of Permissibility
11:30–12:00 p.m. daily — In Living Color
12:00–1:00 p.m. daily — The Relaxation Revolution
1:00–1:30 p.m. daily — Trends in Sugar and Sweeteners
1:30–2:00 p.m. daily — What’s Old is New Again
2:00–3:00 p.m. daily — Winners and Losers in Food and Drink
3:00–3:30 p.m. daily — Clean Label 2.0
3:30–4:15 p.m. Mon and Tues; 3:30–4:00 p.m. Wed — Seasonal and Limited Edition Flavors