Marketing Events

Whether in the United States or abroad, USDEC marketing programs are hard at work to seize new and expanded opportunities for U.S. dairy products and ingredients. The listing below features upcoming trade shows, meetings and other key activities.

If you are interested in participating or learning more, please review our event registration policy and contact Allison Guzman (aguzman@usdec.org), Keith Meyer (kmeyer@usdec.org), or Ryan Hopkin (rhopkin@usdec.org) with any questions.

Upcoming Events

  • Jiangnan University Student Competition

    Wuxi, China

    The competition will start in March and conclude with sharing the results in December. Exact dates TBC. The Students F&B Innovation Competition originated from the USDEC-Jiangnan University partnership. This yearly event allows us to deepen students’ knowledge and understanding of U.S. dairy ingredients’ performance in food systems, stimulate creative potential and better prepare them for a successful career in the F&B industry.


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  • Food Ingredients South America

    Sao Paolo, Brazil

    Join USDEC at the largetst food ingredients trade show in South America. 

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  • China Dairy Industry Association (CDIA) Annual Conference

    Chongqing, China

    Exact date is TBC. Over the years, USDEC has become a steady contributor to CDIA’s Annual Conference. Our collaboration has offered a great platform to share the latest information about the U.S. dairy industry with a broad Chinese audience. 

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  • Food Ingredients Asia

    Jakarta, Indonesia

    In September, FI Asia will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia. FI Asia offers unparalleled access to ASEAN markets, with attendees from across the region and around the world. Exhibitors will be showcasing various food ingredient products that target the R&D and food technologist staffs from leading food and beverage manufacturers and researchers in the region.

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  • Food Technology Summit & Expo

    Mexico City, Mexico

    Expand your network of trade contacts at the largest food ingredients trade show in Mexico and Central America.

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  • Food Ingredients Asia

    Bangkok, Thailand

    In October, FI Asia will take place in Bangkok, Thailand. FI Asia offers unparalleled access to ASEAN markets, with attendees from across the region and around the world. Exhibitors will be showcasing various food ingredient products that target the R&D and food technologist staffs from leading food and beverage manufacturers and researchers in the region. 

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  • Food Ingredients Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Food Ingredients Vietnam is the only dedicated food and drink trade show in Vietnam, offering industry professionals a unique look at this expanding market. Fi Vietnam offers the opportunity to engage in industry leading discussions, see product application innovations, and develop and further connections. 

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  • MENA Buyer's Conference: Cairo, Egypt

    Cairo, Egypt

    USDEC will host and organize two in-person Buyer's Conferences in the MENA region this fall to provide members with opportunity to network and connect with customers.

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  • MENA Buyer's Conference: Dubai, UAE

    Dubai, UAE

    USDEC will host and organize two in-person Buyer's Conferences in the MENA region this fall to provide members with opportunity to network and connect with customers.

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  • Gulfood Manufacturing Trade Show

    Dubai, UAE

    Gulfood Manufacturing is a regional and ingredient-focused food trade event dedicated to the Middle East food and beverage processing sector. Many consider it a must-attend innovation platform and networking opportunity for the Middle East region.

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Past Events

  • Expo lAlimentos

    Bogota, Colombia

    While details regarding both the event and member participation are still pending, USDEC will be exhibiting at the Expo IAlimentos trade show with spaces available for members to co-exhibit.

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  • Hybrid Webinar: Scaling New Heights in Bakery Innovation with U.S. Permeate

    Singapore

    USDEC is hosting the first customer-engagement event at the U.S. Center for Dairy Excellence (U.S. CDE) next month in collaboration with the Singapore Bakery & Confectionery Trade Association (SBCTA), an organization with a mission of promoting the bakery arts industry in Singapore.

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  • Food Ingredients China

    Shanghai, China

    Food Ingredients China (FIC) is one of the largest professional trade shows in the field of food additives and ingredients in China. USDEC will exhibit at the Fi China show, sharing supply advantages of and innovation opportunities with U.S. Dairy.

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  • Webinar: Protein Products at the Forefront! Trends From Overseas and New Potential for Japan-Friendly Applications

    Japan (Virtual)

    This webinar (in Japanese only) will highlight how within an increasingly crowded protein marketplace, U.S. dairy whey and milk proteins deliver an advantageously differentiated and unmatched complete solutions package ideally suited to create winning products tailored for the health needs and flavor preferences of Japanese consumers.

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  • Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology Annual Conference

    Tianjin, China (virtual)

    At this year's Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology Annual Conference, USDEC will particpate and have several keynote speakers from the USDEC China office, Jiangnan University and Center for Dairy Research. Viewers will be able to tune in virtually. More information and details will be provided as they become available. 

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  • China Beverage Industry Association (CBIA) Functional Beverage Development Conference

    Shanghai, China

    Event has been postponed and exact date is TBD. USDEC will showcase U.S. dairy permeate versatility and functionality at the China Beverage Industry Association’s (CBIA) Functional Beverage Development Conference in Shanghai, China. It will be 18 months since dairy permeate was approved for food use in China. USDEC continues to support permeate introduction and its multi-faceted uses in beverages.
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