Food Processing Expo 2018 - Less Than Two Weeks Away!

Food Processing Expo 2018 offers multiple opportunities to grow and benefit your food processing business. The Expo is the largest food processing trade show in California and will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center February 21-22. Discover what’s new in the industry on the expansive trade show floor that keeps growing every year. Participate in workshops to improve and grow your business. And have some fun at multiple networking events and the Veggie, Fruit & Nut Putting contest.

The Expo is expected to feature more than 270 exhibitors, some of them exhibiting for the first time this year. Connect with your existing industry suppliers and learn about their new products and services. Meet new vendors and find out about their product offerings.

Multiple workshops at the Expo provide a wide array of opportunities to educate yourself and your company about issues affecting your business operations:

. New Strategic Energy Management Programs Available to Food Processors
  Speaker: Patsy Dugger, Aptim
. Navigating Legal Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace
  Speaker: Alden Parker, Fischer Phillips LLP
. Earthquakes, Floods, and Fires; Preparing Your Business for Major Emergencies
  Speaker: Abby Browning, California Office of Emergency Services
. Principles of Sanitary Design: Taking a Proactive Approach to Food Safety
  Speaker: Marcus Bales, Deville Technologies
. Current Trends in Worker’s Compensation Fraud
  Speaker: Donald Marshall, The Zenith Insurance Company
. How to Build an Effective Apprenticeship Program to Strengthen Your Workforce
  Speaker: Gurminder Sangha, California Community College System  
. Going Organic
  Speaker: Jennifer Krebs, California Certified Organic Farmers
. Finding a Co-Packer to Help Build Your Business
  Speaker: Brad Stapleton, Stapleton-Spence Packing Company
. It’s Complicated; Complying with the New FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Rule
  Speaker: Jon Kimble, Safe Food Alliance

Mingle & Putt
In this computer-centric business world, the Expo allows you to mingle and talk face-to-face with your vendors and food industry colleagues. If you’re an exhibitor, kick it all off on February 20 at the CLFP Board of Directors and Exhibitor Reception. During the two-day Expo visit multiple lounges, including the new King’s Lounge, where you can shoot some hoops to raise money for CLFP’s scholarship fund. Visit the Midtown Lounge and show off your putting skills in the Veggie, Fruit & Nut Putting Contest. Enjoy some beverages and conversation during Happy Hour on the trade show floor February 21, followed by the popular CLFP Supplier Host Council Reception & Silent Auction, which supports CLFP’s scholarship program.

For more information about Food Processing Expo 2018, click here. Also check out the Expo on social media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The Expo is produced by the California League of Food Producers (CLFP).

California League Of Food Producers