The Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers’ Association (B&CMA) will host a reception on Nov. 4 during PACK EXPO International (McCormick Place, Chicago; Nov. 2-5), which is owned by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

According to B&CMA, the event will offer attendees an opportunity to view its education programs and enable baker and allied members to meet with customers and suppliers in a more relaxed environment. The reception will be held during the evening at a yet-to-be determined time and place. To register for the event, go to

B&CMA is also seeking members interested in volunteering for the Baking-Snack lounge, which it is endorsing this year. Duties include meeting and greeting lounge visitors and telling them about B&CMA, its programs and its services. Volunteers can invite customers to the lounge and garner exposure for their company. To register to volunteer, go to