Global Food Forums Team
The Global Food Forums Team is composed of people who are dedicated to the food and conference industries. Please click through to individual biographies if you have a question that may be particularly relevant for a staff member.
Barbara Nessinger is Content Manager for Global Food Forums, Inc. She has10 years’ experience in writing, editing, and online and print content management, and is the former Managing Editor of Prepared Foods magazine. Previous to that, she was an English and history teacher in Illinois public schools and presented writing workshops for educators. Barb has BAs in Journalism and English from Saint Xavier University and Elementary Education certification in Illinois.
Peter O’Donnell is Art Director for Global Food Forums, Inc. and handles its graphic needs for both print and digital formats. This involves logo development, print and online ads, event signage and website graphics among other duties. He additionally maintains various aspects of the company’s websites. He is also involved in shooting brief film segments during Global Food Forums, Inc.’s in-person events, editing these videos and posting them online. Peter graduated from Illinois State University with a BS in Art with an emphasis on graphic design and glass blowing.
Global Food Forums’ Technology Snapshot Advisory Board undertakes the important task of evaluating submissions for the Clean Label Conferences’ Technology Snapshot session. In addition, they provide program advice and assist in the search for general session speakers.
Respected Industry Resources
BEST VANTAGE Inc. – Strategic Food Business and Technology Marketing
NSM Research Inc. – Providing Qualitative and Quantitative Consumer and Market Research
Merlin Development – A contract food product development firm since 1989, blending science and creativity for exceptional food & beverage development expertise from prototype to production.