Washington, D.C. (April 23, 2019) – Now in its 23rd year, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the best place to learn about new trends and innovations in the confectionery and snacking industry. Each year, the four-acre show floor is packed with classic favorites and brand new products. You can scout out upcoming trends, taste the most unique flavor profiles and learn about the future of the industry – all under one roof. At the 2019 Expo, more than 200 new exhibitors will be showcasing their new products.

“The Sweets & Snacks Expo provides the opportunity for retail success stories, both for products from new companies and new products from established companies,” John Downs, president and CEO of National Confectioners Association, said. “We are thrilled to see many returning exhibitors, as well as welcome hundreds of new exhibitors attending their first Expo.”
Beyond learning about new products directly from exhibitors, attendees can also expect data-driven education sessions led by industry thought leaders, exclusive networking opportunities and much more.

Interested in attending? Registration is now open for the show – retailers, wholesalers, brokers, suppliers and investors can visit SweetsAndSnacks.com for more information.


About the Sweets & Snacks Expo
Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the confectionery and snack industry’s most successful, world-class event. It is unrivaled in new product launches, business building solutions and innovations in merchandising. More than 15,000 qualified professionals attend with global presence from 90 countries. More than 800 companies displaying more than 4 acres of candy and snack products participate in the Expo. The event is held each May at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

About the National Confectioners Association
The National Confectioners Association is the trade organization that advances, protects and promotes chocolate, candy, gum and mints, and the companies that make these special treats. As the leading association for the U.S. confectionery industry, NCA helps ensure the public understands and appreciates the unique role that chocolate and candy can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle. Learn more about the economic impact of the confectionery industry at PowerOfSweet.com, and follow NCA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Carly Schildhaus