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CFBN offers posting in our Industry Event Listings to member companies, industry partners, and related non-profit and industry organizations throughout Chicagoland! If you would like to submit an event to be included in our Industry Event Listings, please email us your event information

Please note, all events listed on this page are offered by the organization and sponsors listed - please follow the links for registration and additional information. If you have additional questions about an industry event, please direct your inquiry to the appropriate person with that organization as listed.

Our industry partners and member companies typically offer CFBN members in good standing discounts or special access to registration offers - we have noted these offers in the listings where possible, but you can always check the current offerings in the MEMBER PERKS & OFFERS area of the website (you must be logged in to access this area).

Upcoming Industry Events:

    • 18 Mar 2024
    • 20 Mar 2024
    • Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

    PACK EXPO East is your east coast packaging and processing connection and will feature cutting edge technology from 400 top suppliers.  Leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies will be there to explore ways to move their business forward.  CLICK HERE to learn more. 

    This event is brought to you by:

    • 26 Mar 2024
    • 28 Mar 2024
    • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Integrated Bioprocessing Research Lab, 1300 W. Pennsylvania Ave. Urbana, IL 61801

    Fermentation Short Course 

    Expand your Fermentation knowledge & skillsets!

    This course explores different aspects and applications of fermentations through hands-on demonstrations, faculty and industry lectures, and discussions/  Participants will learn how to more effectively engage with this growing industry at a high level as well as operationally. 

    This event is brought to you by:

    • 23 May 2024
    • Chicago

    For the 10th year, the city’s flagship startup & growth capital conference, the Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food 2024 will showcase the next generation of food innovation startups, sector leaders, and investors. 

    Join World Business Chicago to explore why Chicagoland uniquely thrives as the home for the future of food. Pre-sale tickets to be announced soon!

    Check out the full announcement here

    The invite-only conference is organized by:

    • 3 Nov 2024
    • 6 Nov 2024
    • McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

    Plan on attending PACK EXPO International, November 3-6 — the one show where you can discover all of the latest packaging and processing solutions for nearly all industries, under one roof.  

    Registration opens March 2024

    Click Here to learn more

    This event is brought to you by:

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