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Shows and Conferences Archive

Conference Beat™ – Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum, New York, December 2017

December 2017

The New York Produce Show and Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum brought together thought leaders in the domestic and international produce business with leading retailers and restaurateurs to explore what’s hot now and what’s on the horizon for fresh food.

Conference Beat™ – Les Dames d’Escoffier International, Newport Beach, CA, October 2017

November 2017

Members of Les Dames d’Escoffier International gathered in Newport Beach, California for their international conference. This is a diverse group of culinary professionals in the food, fine wine and hospitality industry. It was a week of tasting, exploring and debating the hot topics and latest trends. There are always lively discussions and rarely unanimity on any issue when this group convenes.

Conference Beat™ – National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show, Chicago, October 2017

November 2017

Every year the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show attracts nearly 24,000 industry professionals. The attendees converge on the show floor and see the new trends, products and technology available for convenience stores.

Fast, Fresh & Fun Convenience Retail Tour, Chicago 2017

October 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.

Conference Beat™ – Foodscape, Chicago, August 2017

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.

Hot Spots & Hidden Treasures Restaurant Guide 2017

August 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.

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

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.