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Co-located Shows

New and trusted co-location partnerships provide the most comprehensive global view of the fresh produce industry. By bringing FreshTEC, FreshMKT, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo together in one location for innovation, you’re able to maximize your value, time, effort and exposure offering unprecedented benefits to your bottom line. 

Through the exploration of exhibitors’ products and services from across the supply chain, businesses find the missing piece to the puzzle they’ve been challenged with, or they discover that another business has already created the solution to the hurdle they’re trying to overcome. Innovation happens in that “ah-ha” moment of discovery. Innovation starts here, June 13-15 at West Hall, McCormick Place.

About United FreshTEC

Building on a deep footprint in the fresh-cut processing sector, the United FreshTEC Expo is designed to highlight the most cutting-edge technologies for the fresh produce industry. Find breakthrough innovations in mechanical harvesting and robotics, warehouse automation and packaging solutions, data analytics and more featured in the FreshTEC Expo. Explore the new Food Safety Pavilion featuring the latest technologies to help your company comply with the myriad of regulations under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In addition, the FreshTEC Conference program is designed specifically for operations executives and managers looking to understand how to solve today’s challenges, but also to look beyond at the visionary innovations on the way as we prepare for the future. Discover all your business technology solutions in one place this June at FreshTEC.

About United FreshMKT

The United FreshMKT Expo has been the fastest growing segment of the United Fresh event in Chicago, as retailers, wholesalers, foodservice companies and new channel buyers explore the latest in fresh produce innovation. This year, explore the new Organic Produce Showcase, featuring new products and a highlighted presence for organic providers. New FreshMKT features also focus on prepared meal solutions, convenient snack items, fresh juices, salsas, soups and dips, and much more! Prior to the expo, the FreshMKT Conference is designed specifically for produce and fresh foods buyers, executives and trading partners across all retail and foodservice channels looking to jump start their business models and programs with innovative ideas, concepts and lessons from the future!

About the International Floriculture Expo

The International Floriculture Expo (IFE) is North America’s largest business-to-business trade show for the floral industry, uniting mass market retail buyers, florists, suppliers, media, and other industry professionals. Attendees will find more than 150 leading companies bringing the most exciting floral and horticulture products to market today, working together with floral buyers and merchandisers to grow the industry and delight the floral consumers in every channel of trade.

About the Global Cold Chain Expo

The Global Cold Chain Expo is solely focused on spotlighting the cold chain industry and is the only place to do business with decision-makers from each link, all in one place. Bringing thousands of cold chain innovators and experts together under one roof, the expo, combined with a robust educational conference, offers the most valuable and comprehensive business-to-business networking event serving the food industry. Buyers from processing, retail/grocery, wholesale, foodservice, fresh produce, and floral industries that make logistics, operational, and engineering decisions, and temperature-controlled third-party logistics providers – will find cold chain solutions and new business opportunities on the show floor.


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  • I have found United Fresh to be a great venue for conducting business and getting caught up on industry issues.
    Hugh Topper
    Group V.P. Fresh, H-E-B
  • We've been exhibiting at United Fresh for more than a decade and we continue to reap the benefits of our membership with this show.
    Mike Bowe
    Vice President, Dave’s Specialty Imports
  • What’s unique about United Fresh is the intimacy of the show, allowing for more one-on-one time with retailers and importers.
    Alejandro Gavito
    Marketing Director, APEAM
  • Having a presence on the floor gave me an opportunity to see more people, reach a broader audience and give me face time with key customers and new contacts.
    Matt Mandel
    Vice President, SunFed, Inc.
  • From the quality of the attendees to the helpful United Fresh staff, we had an outstanding experience. We are already signed up for this year's show!
    David Sasuga
    Owner, Fresh Origins
  • The United Fresh Convention creates the best atmosphere in the industry for networking with key industry professionals.
    Ashley Perryman
    Vice President, Dade Service Corporation
  • United Fresh is a great opportunity to see what’s new and different.
    Bill Pool
    Manager, Produce Safety, Wegmans Food Markets
  • Thank you for one of the best trade show experiences I've had in 20 years! The event was well attended with exciting decision makers that were all really engaged on so many levels. The show provided a trememdous amount of value.
    Kristyn Lawson
    VP of Retail Sales, Good Food Groups, LLC
  • Year after year I find United Fresh to be the best venue for conducting business and understanding industry issues. United Fresh covers the full spectrum of industry needs- there's value for everyone in the supply chain.
    Mike Orf
    Assistant Vice President, Produce Operations, Hy-Vee, Inc.
  • United Fresh knows how to host a social event! From the opening party to the Retail Foodservice Celebration Dinner, there's always an opportunity to get energized and engaged.
    Mary Wright-Rana
    Director of Marketing, PRO*ACT, LLC