Welcome to America’s Largest Candy & Snack Trade Event

MAY 14-16, 2024



The Sweets & Snacks Expo is a can’t-miss event for thousands of confectionery and snack retailers, manufacturers and suppliers for a reason – here you’ll find all the product innovations, insights and industry connections you need to build a world-class in-store or online experience that will delight your shoppers. See what’s in store.



New products evaluated for innovation awards

Education Sessions

Global pavilions

International Attendee Resources

Start Your Visa Process

Planning to attend the 2024 Sweets & Snacks Expo?  Qualified registrants can request a visa letter from the show to help expedite their visa application process. Please note that the time to receive a visa or ESTA approval is very long. Begin the process now to ensure your ability to enter the United States. If you need a letter inviting you to the SHOT Show, please contact visa@sweetsandsnacks.com

Join A Delegation From Your Country

The Sweets and Snacks Expo partners with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS) to bring qualified non-U.S. buyers to the show and help them access the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s signature innovation, insights and industry connections.

Indianapolis Hotels

Show attendees and exhibitors have access to special discounted accommodations. Choose from a variety of options near the exhibition center and beautiful downtown Indianapolis.

Chicago Retail Tour

Exclusively for international attendees of the 2023 Sweets & Snacks Expo, our guided tour of popular retail stores in the city gives you the opportunity to get firsthand insight into how U.S. retailers merchandise their products. Plan your travel accordingly if you want to take part; the tour takes place the morning of Monday, May 21.

Notify Me When 2024 Registration Opens

  • Fields marked with an * are required.

  • **By providing your cell phone number you are opting in to receive text messages from Sweets & Snacks Expo / National Confectioners Association.