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International Dairy Show and PROCESS EXPO Announce 2015 Show Dates

Nov 01, 2013


IDFA: Robin Cornelison
Director, Trade Show
(202) 220-3542

FPSA: Andrew Drennan
Senior Vice President
(703) 663-1201                                                   

(McLean, Va. – November 1, 2013) The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that the two organizations will continue the successful co-location of their respective trade shows, the International Dairy Show and PROCESS EXPO, and that the next joint exhibition will take place September 15-18, 2015, in Chicago's McCormick Place.

“The International Dairy Show is back in Chicago, every other year, and is co-located with PROCESS EXPO – a perfect winning formula,” said Connie Tipton, IDFA president and CEO. “The co-location has enhanced and expanded the Dairy Show without sacrificing the dairy focus that is so important to all of our stakeholders.”

"Our co-location with the Dairy Show this year has had a tremendously strong impact on PROCESS EXPO, making it a must attend for dairy/food processors and packagers," said David Seckman, president and CEO of FPSA. "Both organizations have enjoyed exceptional growth in exhibit sales and registered attendance, and we look forward to continuing this fruitful relationship in 2015 and beyond."

Exhibit space selection for the 2015 event will commence for members of both organizations on Sunday, November 3, on-site at the 2013 co-located International Dairy Show and PROCESS EXPO taking place at McCormick Place.

For information regarding the International Dairy Show, visit; to reserve space, contact International Dairy Show Sales Executive Katherine Madison at

For information regarding PROCESS EXPO, visit; to reserve space, contact FPSA Sales Director Grace Cular Yee at


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About IDFA
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), Washington, D.C., represents the nation's dairy manufacturing and marketing industries and their suppliers, with a membership of 550 companies within a $125-billion a year industry. IDFA is composed of three constituent organizations: the Milk Industry Foundation (MIF), the National Cheese Institute (NCI) and the International Ice Cream Association (IICA). IDFA's nearly 200dairy processing members run nearly 600 plant operations, and range from large multi-national organizations to single-plant companies. Together they represent more than 85 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese, ice cream and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States.

About FPSA
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The Association's programs and services support member’s success by providing assistance in marketing their products and services, overall improvement in key business practices and many opportunities to network among industry colleagues.  Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO (industry leading trade show), electronic media marketing, education, market intelligence, research, and advocation of critical industry issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade. FPSA members are organized in vertical industry councils which focus on specific needs and concerns that are unique to each industry sector. FPSA councils currently represent the BakeryBeverageDairyPrepared Foods and Meat sectors.

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