The Minnesota Section IFT 2021 Suppliers' Expo will follow all local COVID-19 guidelines including wearing masks.

Expo Date: October 12, 2021

Minnesota Section IFT Annual Suppliers' Expo - Exhibitor Information

We are excited to be back in person to connect exhibitors with local buyers and local buyers with the latest products and services offered by food industry suppliers.

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Exhibitor Set Up
1:00 - 5:00 PM: Exhibit Hall Open

Shipping information and labels can be found in the Exhibitor Kit.

Lead Retrieval

Lead retrieval is available for $120 per booth. Steps to purchase:

  1. Goto the payment page and select your booth from the dropdown and then click Add Booth button
  2. In the area that populated below toggle the box for Lead Retrieval from No to Yes
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for any additional booths you want to purchase lead retrieval for
  4. Fill out the contact payment information then click Continue Payment button

Table-Top Display Rules


  • Open Flames / Sterno is allowed but requires a special permit from the City of Minneapolis. The exhibitor is responsible for the documentation and fees. Use this link to fill out the required forms.
  • Educational sales literature
  • Samples of ingredients, additives or food products
  • Sales premiums, souvenirs, handouts, etc.
  • Instruments and/or equipment (if they can be self supporting and set on the table)


  • Tables cannot be placed in aisles. We must maintain 10’ aisles per the fire code (Incorrect Table Placement)
  • Free standing floor displays
  • Table-top displays exceeding 5 feet above table
  • Electrical appliances or displays (you may use sterno heaters with caution)
  • Solication, interviews, or distribution of literature outside the exhibitors booth

Booth Registration Information

Choose the booth of choice that works for you! The online Buyers' Guide includes each company's name, contact information, and company description.

NEW! this year is an app where attendees can view company listings on any mobile device!

  • This is a table-top show; IFT Table Top Rules Apply
  • Booth size is 6x6 ft. with one 2x4 or 2x6 table and one chair
  • Booth charge is $425 through 8/31/2021 and $475 beginning September 1, 2021
  • There are no refunds. No Exceptions!
  • Booth includes one company sign, table, chair, and listing in the show directory
  • Additional signs can be purchased for $15 each
  • Additional chairs can be purchased for $15 each
  • Electricity (110V) is available for $150. MUST be arranged prior to show

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