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CFBN offers posting in our Industry Event Listings to member companies, industry partners, and related non-profit and industry organizations throughout Chicagoland! If you would like to submit an event to be included in our Industry Event Listings, please email us your event information

Please note, all events listed on this page are offered by the organization and sponsors listed - please follow the links for registration and additional information. If you have additional questions about an industry event, please direct your inquiry to the appropriate person with that organization as listed.

Our industry partners and member companies typically offer CFBN members in good standing discounts or special access to registration offers - we have noted these offers in the listings where possible, but you can always check the current offerings in the MEMBER PERKS & OFFERS area of the website (you must be logged in to access this area).

Upcoming Industry Events:

    • 24 Apr 2024
    • 25 Apr 2024
    • McCormick Place

    With more than 400 delegates expected and +40 exhibiting companies, this conference and exhibition  boasts an industry-leading agenda that showcases the latest innovative breakthroughs to help accelerate the commercialization and scaling of alternative proteins.

    The senior executive-level conference presents an unbiased opportunity to explore and discuss this complex issue with world-leading experts. Discover a wide range of solutions that will have a positive impact through abolishing animal cruelty, reducing global pollution, and improving human health.

    Stay up-to-date with the most recent solutions, technology, policy, and concepts across the food system. And get the best opportunities to meet key industry contributors.

    Top 5 Reasons To Attend

    When attending The Future of Protein Production Chicago, you will have 5 advantages to set you apart in the industry such as the following:

    1. Access to source the latest technologies from +400 companies across the alt protein supply chain
    2. Learn about the latest market innovations from across the industry
    3. Gain new ideas for increased efficiencies and reduced manufacturing costs
    4. Hear about and sample the latest products and cutting-edge food technologies
    5. Join our social networking receptions to meet hundreds of peers over drinks/bites who are committed to innovation

    CFBN Members go to Member Perks for your 20% discount on your conference pass.

    • 23 May 2024
    • Chicago

    For the 10th year, the city’s flagship startup & growth capital conference, the Chicago Venture Summit Future-of-Food 2024 will showcase the next generation of food innovation startups, sector leaders, and investors. 

    Join World Business Chicago to explore why Chicagoland uniquely thrives as the home for the future of food. Pre-sale tickets to be announced soon!

    Check out the full announcement here

    The invite-only conference is organized by:

    • 3 Nov 2024
    • 6 Nov 2024
    • McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

    Plan on attending PACK EXPO International, November 3-6 — the one show where you can discover all of the latest packaging and processing solutions for nearly all industries, under one roof.  

    Click Here to learn more

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