Y-Pulse brings you the latest trend reports and executive summaries from the major trade shows and conferences. We attend more than 20 major food industry conferences at our expense every year, so we can bring new ideas and fresh insight to you. Our original research has been presented at industry conferences, published in major trade publications, by industry associations and in reports to Congress.




Fast, Fresh & Fun Convenience Retail Tour, Chicago 2017


Our recent consumer survey from Culinary Visions® Panel revealed that 84% of the consumers surveyed agreed that while convenience is important, they won’t compromise on taste. With this guide, you won’t have to compromise either.

This self-guided tour includes our choice of deli counters, marketplaces, gourmet sandwich shops, cucine and grab and go stations best exemplifying the fast, fresh and fun trends. And of course, they’re all delicious.

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Conference Beat™ – Foodscape, Chicago, August 2017


The future of food was the focus of this conference, where industry leaders and entrepreneurs with cutting edge new businesses met to share fresh ideas and new thinking on food and technology.

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Hot Spots & Hidden Treasures Restaurant Guide 2017


We are delighted to share some of our favorite culinary experiences from the richly diverse neighborhoods of Chicago. There are always plenty of hot new restaurants around town, and our 2017 edition includes a special section on Food Halls that you may enjoy exploring as this trend heats up around the country. A recent consumer survey from Culinary Visions® Panel revealed that 60% of the consumers surveyed like to roam around with a beverage and absorb the whole environment of the market. We think you will too.

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Conference Beat™ – Education Segment Conferences, SNA and NACUFS, July 2017


K-12 Schools, and Colleges and Universities serve some of the most involved and demanding consumers in the foodservice industry. Leaders in both markets gathered in Atlanta at the School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference (SNA) and in Nashville for the National Association of College & University Food Services National Conference (NACUFS) to discuss the hot topics related to feeding tomorrow’s tastemakers today.

 

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  • 2017

    Winter Fancy Food Show

    January 22 - January 24

    San Francisco, CA

    International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual Conference

    March 3 - March 5

    Louisville, KY

    Research Chefs Association Conference

    March 14 - March 17

    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    National Restaurant Association Show

    May 20 - May 23

    Chicago, IL

    International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Show

    June 4 - June 6

    Anaheim, CA

    School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference

    July 9 - July 12

    Atlanta, GA

    National Association of College & University Food Services National Conference

    July 12 - July 15

    Nashville, TN

    National Association of Convenience Stores Show

    October 17 - October 20

    Chicago, IL

    International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Conference

    October 25 - October 27

    Boulder, CO

    Les Dames d' Escoffier International Conference

    October 26 - October 29

    Newport Beach, CA

    Private Label Manufacturers Association Show

    November 12 - November 14

    Chicago, IL

    2018

    Winter Fancy Food Show

    January 21 - January 23

    San Francisco, CA

    International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual Conference

    February 26 - February 28

    New York, NY

    Salon International de l'Alimentation (SIAL)

    May 2 - May 4

    Montreal, Canada

    National Restaurant Association Show

    May 19 - May 22

    Chicago, IL

    International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Show

    June 10 - June 12

    New Orleans, LA

    School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference

    July 9 - July 12

    Las Vegas, NV

    National Association of College & University Food Services National Conference

    July 11 - July 14

    Providence, RI

    National Association of Convenience Stores Show

    October 7 - October 10

    Las Vegas, NV

    Les Dames d' Escoffier International Conference

    October 11 - October 14

    Seattle, WA

    International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Conference

    October 24 - October 27

    Raleigh, NC

    Private Label Manufacturers Association Show

    November 11 - November 12

    Chicago, IL



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