The show’s new educational programming will include industry-specific sessions to give attendees the opportunity to learn from experts, thought-provoking industry panels, and confectionery and snacks leaders tackling critical issues like as the disruption of the supply chain, the revolutionary innovation of confectionery and snack products, the influence of social media. on shopping habits and post-pandemic shopping trends.
“The educational sessions offered at the Sweets & Snacks Expo are unparalleled. As consumer habits continue to change during this uncertain time, access to top-level education and knowledge is more important than ever, and this year attendees will have access to some of the industries brightest minds. confectionery and snacks.said John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association.
“Whether they’re looking to prepare for National Candy Month in June, get inspired for a bigger social media presence, or rethink their front-end strategy, our attendees can find what they’re looking for – and more – at this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo.”
In addition to a robust education program, attendees can find show-wide insights at many other education-focused show features and hear from 18 retail leaders on the following topics:
Beginning before the show opens, Eye-Opener training sessions feature information for early risers looking to take a leap into learning and connections for the day.
Insight stage | Sponsored by Barry Callebaut
The Insights Stage, located in the West Concourse, is Sweets & Snacks Expo’s home for the latest data and ideas on the confectionery and snacks categories from industry thought leaders.
Innovation Phase | Sponsored by Barry Callebaut
The Innovation Stage debuts at Sweets & Snacks Expo this year. Here attendees can find industry trends, the latest and greatest innovations in confectionery and snack products and more.
Destination Front-End | Sponsored by Barry Callebaut
Destination Front-End takes a closer look at the front-end experience, covering topics such as merchandising best practices, front-end disruptions, new technologies and more to help Sweets & Snacks Expo attendees learn manage this vital and ever-changing experience. section of the store.
Ask an Expert Kiosks | Sponsored by Barry Callebaut
Want to connect one-on-one with some of the experts who graced the Sweets & Snacks Expo stage? The Ask an Expert booth will host a selection of Sweets & Snacks Expo speakers immediately following their stage presentations for follow-up questions and additional information.
Registration to attend the Sweets & Snacks Expo and access the show’s exclusive educational sessions will remain open throughout the show, with advanced-rate registration ending May 12.