The Global Cold Chain Expo brings thousands of cold chain innovators and experts together under one roof. The trade show and educational conference combination offers the most valuable and comprehensive business-to-business networking event serving the perishables industry. It is a one-stop-shop for innovation, education and business-to-business networking for the global food industry cold chain – from producer to consumer.
As a partnership between Global Cold Chain Expo and United Fresh, the Global Cold Chain Expo is co-located with the International Floriculture Expo, United FreshMKT, and United FreshTEC shows. The Global Cold Chain Expo is the perfect opportunity to spotlight the cold chain industry and its role as a critical component in feeding the world’s ever growing population by connecting farmers and producers to consumers – all while maintaining food safety and quality.
In 2017, the Global Cold Chain Expo is set to experience more than 50 percent growth compared to the inaugural year and run directly alongside the International Floriculture Expo, United FreshMKT, and United FreshTEC shows all on one floor. Buyers from processing, retail/grocery, wholesale, foodservice, fresh produce, fresh foods and floral industries that make logistics, operational, and engineering decisions will be walking the show floor, in addition to temperature-controlled third-party logistics providers – all ready to invest in cold chain solutions.
Over 7,500 key decision-makers from retail, foodservice, processing, production, distribution, logistics, and transportation representing frozen, refrigerated, ambient and fresh operations are expected to attend.
WHO SHOULD EXHIBIT
Exhibitors will include companies that provide equipment, tools, and technologies that support the infrastructure and operations of the global cold chain; design and build services for cold storage, warehouse and processing facilities; all forms of refrigerated transportation; import/export facilities and services; and companies that provide third-party cold storage and refrigeration logistics.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Individual attendees will include direct buyers of all of the services above, including operations management, engineering, plant managers, transportation directors, and others who buy or lease cold chain services. Companies attending will include growers and other food producers who own or lease cooling equipment, cold storage or handling facilities; food manufacturers, fresh processors, wholesalers, distributors and retailers who own or leases frozen and/or temperature controlled logistics and facilities; retailers who own or lease refrigeration equipment for maintenance of the cold chain at point-of-sale; and all parties throughout the supply chain who specify refrigerated transportation services from local to global needs.