NCIFT Suppliers' Night 2018


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT
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1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Topic: TBA  

3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Suppliers’ Night Expo 

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
Happy Hour and Mixer    


Alameda County Fairgrounds 
4501 Pleasanton Ave
Pleasanton, CA 94566

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Imelda Vasquez 

Additional Events

Monday, May 7, 2018  *Golf Tournament & Dinner
Place: Poppy Ridge Golf Course, Livermore, CA
& Lunch: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  
Golf: 12:30 – 6:00 p.m.  
Dinner, Awards & Raffle: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

*Extra fee applies

Please join us at NCIFT's largest event of the year, Suppliers' Night Symposium & Expo May 8, 2018! This is a must-attend event for all players in the food and beverage industry. Come network with hundreds of fellow food professionals and visit over 200 suppliers all under one roof to discover what's new and trendy in the industry!

Don't miss out on this once a year event!

Online registration (for attendees) is now closed. 

But You Can Still Attend by REGISTERING ON-SITE!

When arriving at the Symposium or Expo, go directly to the "On-Site Registration" section to register and create your own badge.

Tuesday, May 8th 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Cost : FREE

From Development to Commercialization of Novel Food Products
A collaboration between research institutes, food industry and government organizations. 

To respond to the demands of consumers who are becoming more environmentally and health conscious, food manufacturers need to create novel food products that are both healthy and less damaging to the environment. Development and commercialization of such products is challenging, especially for small companies. What resources are available within the food industry, government entities, and research institutes and how can collaboration between them help small but enthusiastic food companies to bring such novel food products to market?  Learn More

Suppliers' Night EXPO 
Tuesday, May 8th 3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Cost : FREE

Come visit over 200 suppliers to help expand your business, and network with hundreds of fellow food professionals at this year's Suppliers' Night Expo! 

We have shortened the expo hours and moved the Happy Hour to after the exhibit to allow for a more focused and successful show for all attendees.

Supplier Sponsored Happy Hour 
Tuesday, May 8th 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Cost : FREE

Unwind with a glass of wine and a bite to eat after the expo, and network with your peers, suppliers, or coworkers at the Supplier Sponsored Happy Hour!