IFT18 Honored as Top US Tradeshow of 2018

March 29, 2019

CHICAGO – Today, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announced that its 2018 tradeshow, IFT18: A Matter of Science and Food, was ranked 68th on Trade Show News Network’s 2018 Top Trade Shows list.


The list recognized 250 of the top trade shows in the U.S. and ranked them according to net square footage. IFT18, which was held at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, spanned an impressive 279,400 net square feet.


“As the premier event in the food science industry, IFT18 convened food science and technology decision-makers from more than 90 countries, including the most prominent organizations in the global food sector,” said Kelly Fox, IFT’s senior vice president of meetings and business partnerships. “This recognition from TSNN underscores the importance of the food science industry, and IFT will continue to evolve our annual event in order to integrate cutting-edge programing and engage exhibitors, attendees, and media.”

 Learn more about IFT's annual event by visiting iftevent.org

About IFT
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is a global organization of nearly 17,000 individual members from more than 100 countries committed to advancing the science of food. Since 1939, IFT has brought together the brightest minds in food science, technology and related professions from academia, government, and industry to solve the world’s greatest food challenges. Our organization works to ensure that our members have the resources they need to learn, grow, and advance the science of food as the population and the world evolve. We believe that science is essential to ensuring a global food supply that is sustainable, safe, nutritious, and accessible to all. For more information, please visit ift.org.



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