Conferences

Our in-person product development and business strategy conferences are designed to provide you with valuable resources and data. Benefits for individuals include a career investment by obtaining difficult-to-find technical, trend and business information helping one to be more efficient at work. Company benefits include a more skilled workforce and motivated employees. Invaluable networking and exchange of ideas with industry experts and peers as well as product samplings cannot be replicated in an online environment.

Global Food Forums’ Events Calendar:
Below conference descriptions, see dates and links to all our events.


Clean Label Conference logo-500 Our Clean Label Conferences, which have the tagline “Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products“, provide insights and answers to the challenges of developing products with simple, consumer- and export-friendly labels. Core to the conferences are speakers presenting the food science behind the use of emerging and multi-functional natural ingredient systems. Speakers deliver critical insights and hands-on technical advice on consumer attitudes, product trends and regulatory considerations.


Protein Trends Technologies Seminar logo The Protein Trends & Technologies Seminars consists of a one-day Pre-conference program: Business Strategies and a one-day Technical Program: Formulating with Proteins. Attendees can register for either one alone or for both for a cost savings.

The Pre-conference program: Business Strategies focuses on the protein ingredient marketplace. It provides consumer and marketplace trends data.

The Technology Program: Formulating with Proteins focuses on the development of protein-enhanced foods, beverages and nutritional supplements. Core to the events are speakers presenting impartial information on protein food science, consumer and product trends, emerging nutritional benefits and regulatory issues.


Sweetener Systems Conference logo The Sweetener Systems Conferences are designed for technologists involved in product formulations. The program provides insights and actionable information on hot topics related to sweeteners. Examples include updates on consumer attitudes, sugar reduction formulations, emerging technologies, and updates on nutritional and sensory science and regulations. Core to the event are the properties and interactions of a range of ingredients that impact the sweetness perception and performance of finished products.


The Weight Management Technologies Seminar was only held in 2014. It provided technical presentations on the practical use of sweeteners, starch, fiber, gum and protein ingredient systems in weight management products. Speakers also delivered critical data and insights on consumer attitudes, new product trends and regulatory considerations.


Events Calendar and Links to Past and Future Conferences

2018

2018 Clean Label Conference
March 27-28, 2018 • Westin Hotel, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
May 22-23, 2018 • Westin, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2018 Sweetener Systems Conference
October 23, 2018 • Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA

2017

2017 Clean Label Conference
March 28-29, 2017 • Westin Hotel, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2017 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
May 23-24, 2017 • Westin, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2017 Sweetener Systems Conference
Nov. 7, 2017 • Westin Hotel, Lombard, Illinois, USA

2016

2016 Clean Label Conference
March 29-30, 2016 • Westin Hotel, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2016 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
May 3-4, 2016 • DoubleTree Hotel, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA

2016 Sweetener Systems Trends & Technologies Conference
Nov. 2, 2016 • Westin Hotel, Lombard, Illinois, USA

2015

2015 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
May 5-6, 2015 • DoubleTree Hotel, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA

2015 Clean Label Conference
March 31-April 1, 2015 • Westin Hotel, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2014

2014 Weight Management Technologies Seminar
September 30, 2014 • Westin Hotel, Itasca, Illinois, USA

2014 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
April 8-9, 2014 • DoubleTree Hotel, Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA

2013

2013 Clean Label Conference
October 28-29, 2013 • Hyatt Lodge Hotel, Oak Brook, Illinois, USA

2013 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar
April 10, 2013 • DoubleTree Hotel , Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA

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