ProFood Tech celebrated a stellar premiere. The event was held from 4 to 6 April in Chicago, US and impressed with the number (6 500) and level of exhibitor and visitors (447) from 16 countries.
It underlined its importance as a central meeting point for buyers and decision makers of the food technology industry in the NAFTA region. ‘The positive response of the industry to this new trade fair format confirms our dialogue-oriented concept approach and the interest in a new leading international trade fair in the NAFTA region,’ Gerald Böse, president and chief executive officer of Koelnmesse explains. ‘The high level of internationality of the trade fair premiere confirms the global expertise and industry competence of Koelnmesse gathered from many leading trade fairs which we have incorporated into the partnership.’
Charles Yuska, president and CEO, PMMI, producer of the Pack Expo portfolio of trade shows explains, ‘It was developed with massive support across market segments giving us a true pulse of the industry. We developed a one-of-a-kind show exclusively catering to the processing industry.’
ProFood Tech is a platform for innovation and networking. The conference programme delivered a commanding overview of the latest trends and advancements in food processing. ProFood Tech demonstrates the countless growth opportunities that exist for companies willing to employ new technology and techniques to boost production, efficiency and profits. Attendees now have new supplier contacts, inventive ideas and powerful business solutions they can use to meet their needs and goals.