Next Yr’s Event scheduled for September Sixteenth-18th, 2024,
will Bring More Variety and Greater Innovation
to Create a Global Market Destination for the Food and Beverage Industry
MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Organized by the World Trade Center Miami (WTCM), the 27THAmericas Food and Beverage Show and Conference closes with record-breaking attendance of greater than 7,000 buyers, suppliers, distributors and industry experts spanning over 90 countries and 1000’s of products.
This 12 months’s event attracted a wide selection of industry professionals desirous to network, expand business partnerships, connect with customers, and explore new food and beverage products. With the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, the event was exceptionally well received, serving as an incubation and convening platform for industry growth and collaboration. Comments from exhibitors, buyers, and distributors, included:
“From the show’s opening, it’s been a convincing success! Just on opening day we had greater than 133 meetings, and today we’re heading in the right direction to do the identical; we’ve even sold entire containers which is big for us,” said Desiree Santos, an Export Executive for the Dominican Republic pavilion. “It’s our second 12 months on the show, and we expect to be back next 12 months.”
“We’re excited to be here showcasing our solutions and services, in addition to our commitment to innovation,” said Pedro Penton, President, TecnicaSystems. “Engagements that take months to plan and execute occur real-time on the event, helping to fast track our pipeline.”
“Our participation on the AF&BS allows us to showcase our products to a wide selection of distributors and buyers from across the globe, multi functional place,” said Bryon Coleman, Senior Vice President, Jones Dairy Farms. “Our presence allows us to reconnect with customers, construct relationships, and fast track countless discussions, meetings and buyer opportunities that help to reinforce our sales efforts.”
“We’re delighted with this 12 months’s turnout, lineup and engagement,” said Ivan Barrios, CEO World Trade Center Miami. “The event convened a powerful lineup of Industry experts who shared insights on the most recent in sustainable packaging, ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages and mocktails, organic offerings and innovations in healthy meal prep. The event also showcased best-in-class, interactive demonstrations highlighting innovations moving our industry forward.”
For 2024, the World Trade Center Miami and Informa Markets will present the primary edition and collaboration by co-locating the Americas Food & Beverage Show & Conference and Food Hospitality LATAM. This collaboration seeks to create a world platform for your entire culinary spectrum.
About WTC Miami:
The World Trade Center Miami (WTCM), founded in 1971, is a non-profit organization and member of the preeminent global trade organization, the World Trade Centers Association with over 300 World Trade Centers positioned in greater than 90 countries all over the world.
For greater than 50 years, the WTCM has facilitated international commerce in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Through renowned trade shows, missions, special events, educational programs, promotion of two-way trade and other types of assistance, the WTCM plays a number one role in spurring Miami’s emergence as a hemispheric center for global trade. The varied portfolio of WTCM programs and trade shows generates international sales, boosts exports, and fosters the perfect environment for international investment.