PROCESS EXPO—the nation’s largest trade show event covering YOUR segment of the industry

PROCESS EXPO is the only North American trade show where you’ll see integrated solutions for all links in the supply chain, spanning every segment of the food and beverage industry. No matter what solution you are looking for in processing or packaging, you’ll find a wide variety of technological innovations among our exhibitors.

Food and beverage industry professionals attend PROCESS EXPO because it helps their business.

PROCESS EXPO represents the pinnacle of food technology bringing together the world’s most successful food and beverage processors, equipment manufacturers and leaders in the field of academia. This highly qualified group of attendees comes in search of:

  • The nation’s largest collection of equipment manufacturers focused on food and beverage processing
  • New equipment and the latest technology in food and beverage processing and packaging
  • Educational sessions put on by speakers from the top university food science programs in the country
  • Food safety experts to assist with any challenge

In short, professionals attend PROCESS EXPO because there is no other event that matches its technical expertise in the food and beverage industry.

PROCESS EXPO is owned and organized by the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), 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 business, overall improvement in key business practices and increased 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 Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.


September 15–18, 2015

McCormick Place, Chicago North Hall/East Hall

Registration Fee
$25 advance purchase, $50 on-site


Registered attendees have full access to PROCESS EXPO, the International Dairy Show and InterBev Process throughout the four day event.

Additionally, attendees on September 15th and 16th will have access to the show floor of GRAPH EXPO taking place in McCormick Place’s South Hall.


  • The last two editions of PROCESS EXPO were named among the top two fastest growing trade shows in the USA—a feat unequaled by any other B2B trade show!
  • Attendees will have full access to PROCESS EXPO, the International Dairy Show and InterBev Process, the nation’s leading technology events for the dairy and beverage industries respectively.
  • PROCESS EXPO will include 35 hours of show floor exhibits and educational sessions.
  • Attendees will visit with 1,000+ exhibitors between the three shows, from bellwether equipment suppliers to agile SME’s who are able to stop on a dime in order to provide attendees with the solution that best suits their needs.



The educational program at PROCESS EXPO is an integral component of the trade show event, addressing critical topics of importance to food processors and beverage manufacturers. 

These sessions feature expert speakers from some of the top universities in North America and run throughout the four-day trade show. Admission is free of charge for all registrants.

To learn a little bit more about the registration process, click here.

PROCESS EXPO University List of Sessions

PROCESS EXPO University Schedule

PROCESS EXPO University Abstracts

PROCESS EXPO University Speakers