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Exhibitor Alerts

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  • IFT17 is less than a month away....

    IFT17 is less than a month away and it is going to be a great event!  Here are the statistics as of May 26, 2017 compared to the IFT Las Vegas event in 2012.

    • Attendee registration is up 5%
    • Total registration is up 17%
    • Exhibiting companies increased 6%

    IFT Food Expo
    IFT is one of the top 100 companies to set the gold standard for the trade show industry and we’re consistently recognized by Trade Show Executive as a Gold 100 show.

    Recipient of Trade Show Executive magazine’s Fastest 50 Award – which recognizes the fastest growing US trade shows, for both IFT15 and IFT16.

    Recently recognized by Trade Show News Network as one of the top 25 fastest growing trade shows in net square footage.
  • IFT17 Survival Guide

    Have the best expo possible at IFT17 by tuning into our Survival Guide for IFT17.

  • Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Registration

    Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Registration (EAC) is now live.

  • IFT17 Exhibitor Sample Form

    If you are sampling, or passing out pre-packaged food or displaying food, please download the IFT17 Sample Form below.

  • New Las Vegas Venue

    New this year! IFT17 will be held at the gorgeous Sands Expo Center with the exquisite Venetian Las Vegas as our headquarters hotel. Discounted hotel rooms have been secured at The Venetian, The LINQ and Harrah’s hotels for our IFT guests.

    Please note that the Expo will take place Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017.


    Monday June 26, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday June 27, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Wednesday June 28, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • IFT’s Official Housing Agent is Experient
    Experient is IFT's Official Housing ProviderExperient, Inc. is the only official housing agent for the IFT17 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. No other housing company or travel agent is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of IFT. Reservations made through any other agency cannot be guaranteed by IFT, and may result in loss of deposit, additional charges, incorrect placement, or inflated room rates. Register now through May 12 to take advantage of our early registration discounts. Housing early reservation discount deadlines vary by hotel. Visit the Hotels webpage for details.

  • Attendee Mailing List Notice
    IFT is the only official provider of the attendee mailing list. Exhibitors should exercise extreme caution if you receive a phone or email advertising the sale of this list. Please forward any solicitations to iftfoodexpo@ift.org.
  • eventBit Webinar

    Title: IFT17 – What is eventBit?

    Speaker: Mike Godsey, SVP, Market Development at Experient

    Overview: Please make time to join us on June 12, 2017 at 1:00 pm ET  for our eventBit webinar.  IFT is deploying eventBit - a revolutionary attendee behavioral tracking technology that allows our exhibitors to understand their booth and floor performance to a degree that has never been available before.  This new technology is integrated into all lead retrieval devices, so you need to be “in the know”!

    Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1402984916357683457

Helpful Exhibitor Resources (Login Required)

Increase your exhibit success with these informative, complimentary resources.
Update your listing in or directory, register for the expo and housing, and more! 

Important IFT17 dates and regulation you need to know as an exhibitor. Please review the terms and conditions of the IFT17 Exhibit Rules and Regulations, as well as any general information, with your on-site booth personnel.

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Find all of the latest information about IFT's Food Expo in the Exhibitor Newsletter archive.

Critical Dates

March 15, 2017
IFT17 Sampling and Health Permits Webinar
April 14, 2017
Directory Listing Submission Deadline
April 24, 2017
Housing Lists Due for Exhibitors
May 19, 2017
Last Day for Housing Changes or Cancellations through IFT Housing
May 25, 2017
First Day for Receipt of Advanced Warehouse Shipments
June 1, 2017
Freeman Order Forms Due for Discounted
June 5, 2017
Sands Expo Order Forms Due for Discounted Rates
June 14, 2017
Last Day for Receipt of Advanced Warehouse Shipment June 14


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