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Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network

Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network is the region's food and beverage cluster organization charged with driving inclusive economic growth in the region by bringing together the local food & beverage industry to collaborate on opportunities in workforce development, food safety, innovation & technology, and business services.

We believe that a growing, innovative food & beverage industry is vital to a prosperous Chicago metro area. The Network will help to unlock growth and innovation by providing a collaborative platform and network among food and beverage companies, service providers, government, academia, and a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Why Chicagoland? Why food & beverage?


    The size and breadth of the food & beverage industry in Chicagoland make it a critical piece of a growing and vital local economy.

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  • What is a Cluster Organization?


    Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network is a new non-profit organization charged with driving inclusive economic growth.

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  • ConnectFood Partnership



    ConnectFood is partnered with the Chicagoland Food and Beverage network. To honor this important partnership, ConnectFood supports members by offering 3 FREE months of the Premium level Subscription in Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network, a value of $267.

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Upcoming Industry Events

  • Thursday, November 30 at 6:00 PM Principles of Impactful Packaging Design View Event
  • Tuesday, December 5 at 5:00 PM ICNC Annual Holiday Party View Event
  • Thursday, December 7 at 6:00 PM Power in Pricing: How to Best Price Your Food View Event

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