Over 200 companies are making plans to exhibit at the 20th Anniversary of The Food Safety Summit taking place on May 7-10, 2018 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Gold Sponsor Alchemy, Silver Sponsor Eurofins and Bronze Sponsor Sani Professional are leading the efforts to guarantee exciting networking events, important education sessions and a dynamic exhibit hall will be center stage at the 2018 event.

“The Summit will address the importance of food safety throughout the supply chain and how each community that makes up the ecosystem is connected. Alongside the certification courses, Community Café Group Discussions, keynotes and educational sessions, there will also be plenty of opportunities to celebrate 20 years of The Food Safety Summit and everyone involved who make the show possible,” said Scott Wolters, Director of Conferences and Trade Shows for BNP Media, producers of the Summit.  “We would like to thank our event sponsors for their commitment and support of this industry leading event.”

In addition to the Premium Sponsors, Conference Sponsors include AIB International, Kestrel Management, ELISA Technologies, OSI, and Kleanz.  Media partners include Food Safety Strategies, Food Quality & Safety, Food Safety Magazine, Food Safety News and Quality Assurance & Food Safety.  There are several additional sponsorship opportunities including graphics & signage on-site; education sessions; on-site and on-line advertising; networking events; conference branding; community cafes and technology.  For more information, contact Chuck Wilson, National Sales Manager at 630-960-0078 or wilsoncm@bnpmedia.com or click here for more details.

There are several events being planned during the Summit.  On Wednesday, May 9 at 5:30 pm there will be a 20th Anniversary Celebration Networking Reception. We’re going to party like its 1998 with a fun night planned to look back at the last 20 years of the Food Safety Summit. There are lots of surprises in store for an unforgettable evening of networking and celebrating not only the Summit, but the Industry.  The reception is sponsored by Kleanz, Meritech, PSSI, Q Laboratories, Qwerks, Regal Packaging, and Universal Pure.

There will also be an opening night Welcome Reception on the exhibit hall floor at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 8. A Food Safety Summit favorite, the reception is a perfect opportunity to connect with peers, chat with representatives and get a sneak peek at the variety of displays while enjoying delicious food and drinks.

New to this year’s event are the Community Cafes located on the Exhibit Hall Floor which will offer answers to questions and conversations with experts and peers. Subject matter experts will available during show hours to cover topics on the food supply chain. Areas to be covered are manufacturer/processor/supplier; distributor; retailer/food service; and regulatory.  Check the website for a complete list of SME’s and times they will be available.

Other highlights for the 2018 Food Safety Summit include a keynote presentation, Amazon’s Approach to Innovation and What it Means for Food Safety from Carletta Ooton, VP, Health, Safety, Sustainability, Security and Compliance, Amazon; a Town Hall where attendees can talk with leaders from the four most influential regulatory and advisory bodies for food safety; 26 educational sessions developed by the Summit’s Educational Advisory Board; and more.

Registration for the 20th annual Food Safety Summit is open now, register today. For more information of the Summit and to stay up-to-date on all show updates, visit foodsafetysummit.com.

Source: Food Safety Summit