Expo Date: October 9, 2024

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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Wednesday, October 9, 2024
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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

Shipping information will be available closer to the expo.

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

RETURNING in 2024! Lead Retrieval System - $150.00
Purchase Lead Retrieval
Track your leads! Using your smart phone, download the lead retrieval app and scan the badges of the attendees you talk to at the show! Add comments to your leads and after the show download your leads in an excel spreadsheet.

  • One purchase per company – can be downloaded by multiple people
  • Downloadable app for Android and iOS
  • App information / how to use it will be sent a few days before the expo

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.

  • This is a table-top show; IFT Table Top Rules Apply
  • Booth size is 6x6 ft with one 2x6 or 2x4 table and one chair
  • All booths come with a 6 foot table this year.
  • Booth charge is $475 through 8/31/2024 and $525 beginning September 1, 2024
  • 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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View 2023 Buyers' Guide