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CHD Expert Gears Up for Summer Trade Shows

Jun.22.2015
11:54:59 AM

chd-expert-trade-show-imgAs always, CHD Expert is excited to have the opportunity to attend some innovative and interesting foodservice trade shows this summer. One of the bigger challenges we face each year is deciding which trade shows to attend and recommend to our friends and industry colleagues.

Both the summer season and our trade show calendar are heating up, so we wanted to share the list of upcoming trade shows that we’ll be attending. Check out our list below, which is in chronological order.

Technomic Planning Program (June 22-23 in Chicago)
Technomic’s Foodservice Planning Program will explore the theme “Making The Connection.” The meeting will cover three major studies and provide an industry update. Attendees will also learn all about the latest findings on the Top 500 chain restaurants. If you’ll be at Technomic’s Planning Program and want to schedule a time to meet, Brad Bloom, VP of Sales and Marketing at CHD Expert The Americas, will be in attendance. If you want to learn more about foodservice data and how it can help grow your business, email Brad at [email protected]

IFDA SMart Conference (July 12-14 in New Orleans)
Distributors, manufacturers and other industry leaders come together at the SMart Conference, hosted by the International Foodservice Distributors Association. Attendees learn new ways to improve their marketing campaigns, drive sales and reach new levels of growth. Foodservice professionals will learn all about new branding strategies as well as the changing distributor landscape. If you’ll be in New Orleans and would like to schedule some time to talk, Bill Stevens from CHD Expert will be in attendance. If you are interested in learning more about CHD Expert, or how our foodservice data can help your business, email Bill at [email protected]

SNA – School Nutrition Association Annual Conference (July 12-15 in Salt Lake City)
School nutrition professionals, industry members and allied organization representatives will head to Salt Lake City to learn about the latest innovations in food, beverage, supply, equipment, and service solutions for school nutrition operations. The SNA also offers educational opportunities that allow attendees to expand their knowledge and walk away with insights they can put into practice immediately.

NACUFS National Conference (July 22-25 in Indianapolis)
This year the National Association of College & University Food Services will gather foodservice professionals in the education industry to “Fuel Up” on knowledge, motivation, networking, and fun. Attendees will learn all about the next big culinary trends, how to pair wine and food, and how to push boundaries within the foodservice industry in order to be successful. If you’ll be at the show and would like to schedule some time to meet, email Victor at [email protected]

IFMA Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum (August 4-5 in St. Louis)
The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association provides foodservice marketing and sales professionals with a place to meet and learn the latest best practices for improving their go-to-market strategies. Attendees will learn not only about consumers, but also gain insights into the distributor and operator communities.

CHD Expert specializes in foodservice data, and will be attending various trade shows this year. We’d be happy to schedule some time to meet and learn more about how CHD Expert can help you leverage accurate foodservice data to improve your sales and marketing efforts.

Get in touch by emailing us at [email protected] Or, feel free to give us a call.