The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and NürnbergMesse today announced that registration and housing are now open for the co-located PROCESS EXPO, International Dairy Show, and InterBev Process trade shows taking place September 15-18, 2015 in Chicago's McCormick Place.

Registered attendees to any of the three shows will have unlimited access to all show floors and educational programs throughout the four day event.

"We look forward to our strongest event ever, thanks in large part to the coming together of the industry’s three largest trade shows dedicated to food, dairy products and beverage," said David Seckman, President and CEO of FPSA, sponsor of PROCESS EXPO. "Be it processing or packaging, these three shows bring together the nation’s top suppliers of manufacturing solutions and is sure to be a major draw to professionals throughout the dynamic global food industry."

“This co-location brings together the entire food, dairy and beverage industry. We are pleased to report the Dairy Show exhibit sales are tracking 30 percent ahead of 2013, combined with the inclusion of all educational sessions and daily networking receptions on the Dairy Show floor and the extensive line-up of suppliers, you can't beat the value," said Connie Tipton, President and CEO of IDFA. “This is shaping up to be the most important dairy, food and beverage processing event of the year.”

“We have listened to the demands of the beverage industry and understand that by combing the efforts of the leading food and dairy representatives FPSA and IDFA with the international reach of NürnbergMesse, we can present an all-encompassing event that will certainly meet the needs of our exhibitors and attendees alike,” said Jimmy Mouton, Managing Director of NürnbergMesse North America. “This event will present a one-stop-shop for food, dairy and beverage professionals seeking the latest equipment, tools, supplies and services to bring their product to market.  We are thrilled about this opportunity to join forces with FPSA and IDFA. The result will present an event like no other.”

To register for one of the three co-located show, visit the joint registration page.

Exhibit space sales for the 2015 International Dairy Show, PROCESS EXPO and InterBev Process are ongoing. For information regarding PROCESS EXPO, visit; to reserve space, contact FPSA Sales Director Grace Cular Yee at For information regarding the International Dairy Show, visit; to reserve space, contact International Dairy Show Sales Executive Katherine Madison at  And for information regarding InterBev Process, visit; to reserve space contact Jessica Kent, Sales Manager at



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.



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 representing a $110-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 200 dairy processing members run more than 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 and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States. In addition, 335 Gold Business Partner and Business Partner member companies provide processing equipment and supplies, packaging equipment and materials, ingredients and a wide variety of products and services to the dairy processing industry.  Nearly 15 state and regional trade associations are also members of IDFA.



NürnbergMesse is one of the 15 largest exhibition companies in the world and among the Top Ten in Europe. The portfolio covers some 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses and approx. 40 sponsored pavilions at the Nürnberg location and worldwide. Every year, around 30,000 exhibitors (international share: 39 %) and up to 1.4 million visitors (international share of trade visitors: 22 %) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the NürnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy and now also India. The group also has a network of about 50 representatives operating in approx. 100 countries.