NEXT by CHFA - Why Exhibit

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  February 19, 2021

Interested in Exhibiting?

With only 50 exhibitors, this truly is an exclusive opportunity to get your product in front of the right audience. To ensure we deliver on our promise of only food innovation, we are carefully selecting the companies that will be able to exhibit.

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To be considered innovative, you must be showcasing a product that is new in-market in 2020, or has/is ready to launch in 2021. The product must be truly unique; not an extension or relaunch, but a new product with innovative features such as ingredients, convenience, being sustainably sourced or unexampled.

How to Apply

The deadline to complete the NEXT by CHFA Exhibitor Proposal Form has been extended to January 27, 2021. BUT with only 50 spots available, the space will fill up fast. If you are interested in applying, don’t delay.

Proposal Forms will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and exhibitors will be notified as soon as they have been selected. Once notified, to secure your spot you will need to pay the exhibitor fee within one week. If you are not already a CHFA Member, don’t worry -- you can still apply, and if accepted, your exhibitor fee will also include the cost of your membership.


*Non-member rate includes a one year CHFA membership. Only “new” members qualify. Depending on your annual global sales, this rate may increase in 2022.

What’s Included?

  • ✓ Opportunity to pre-book 1:1 appointments with buyers, investors, distributors and brokers
  • ✓ Access to a seven-step intuitive booth content loader, where you can upload videos, images, PDF resources, sales sheets and more to customize your virtual booth
  • ✓ Ability to create in-booth promotions and activities like “Request Samples“
  • ✓ Live visibility to contact information so you can engage in 1:1 video chats with all attendees
  • ✓ Select from 100 product and service categories to optimize your listing
  • ✓ Live and post-event analytics reports with contact information to measure your virtual booth ROI and show ROI
  • ✓ Your company name featured on the exhibitor list on the event website page
  • Technical support before, during and after the event
  • ✓ Your booth content will be available on-demand for two weeks following the event
  • ✓ Option to purchase Marketing Add-Ons such as a pre-show product showcase to boost your show presence