The following is a list of noteworthy conventions, conferences, trade shows, meetings and seminars for 2007, as well as which organizations to contact for details.


Jan. 13-20 — CIGA 26th Annual Education Conference, Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, Hawaii, California Independent Grocers Assn.,

Jan. 21-23 — ABA Human Resources Committee Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., American Bakers Assn.,

Jan. 21-23 — 32nd Winter Fancy Food Show, Moscone Center, San Francisco, The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade,

Jan. 30 — AIB Doughnuts and Donuts, Manhattan, Kan., American Institute of Baking,

Feb. 5 — AIB Pies, Pies, Pies!, Manhattan, Kan., American Institute of Baking,

Feb. 11-14 — IFDA Partners Executive Forum, Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Fla., International Foodservice Distributors Assn.,

Feb. 25-28 — IBA Winter Membership Meeting, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla., Independent Bakers Assn.,

March 1 — AIB Corn Tortilla and Chip Production, Manhattan, Kan., American Institute of Baking,

March 4-7 — ASB Baking Tech 2007, Chicago Downtown Marriott, Chicago, American Society of Baking,

March 5-7 — BEMA Winter Summit, Chicago Downtown Marriott, Chicago,

March 6-8 — Food Safety & Security Summit, Washington, D.C., Stagnito Communications,

March 8-11 — Natural Products Expo West and Supply Expo, Anaheim, Calif.,

March 15-17 — Fi Asia-China, Shanghai, China, Food Ingredients,

March 18-21 — ABA Annual Convention, La Quinta Resort & Club, Palm Springs, Calif., American Bakers Assn.,

March 18-23 — SFA Snack Food Short Course, Hollywood, Fla., Snack Food Assn.,

March 20-22 — International Pizza Expo, Las Vegas, National Association of Pizza Operators,,

March 24-27 — SNAXPO, The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Fla., Snack Food Assn.,

April 19 — APC/AIB Pie Industry Seminar, Orlando, Fla., American Pie Council/American Institute of Baking,

April 20-22 — APC/Crisco National Pie Championships, Orlando, Fla., American Pie Council,

April 21-22 — APC Great American Pie Festival, Celebration, Fla., American Pie Council,

April 22-24 – B&CMA 104th Annual Convention, Ponte Vedra Beach Resort, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., The Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers’ Assn.,

April 23-27 — AIB Hands-On Programmable Controllers, Manhattan, Kan., American Institute of Baking,

May 6-7 — The FMI Show, McCormick Place, Chicago, Food Marketing Institute,

May 7 — Whole Grains Council Annual Member Meeting, Whole Grains Council, Chicago,

May 8-12 — SIAB International Exhibition on Bakery, Pastry, Fresh Pasta and Pizza, Verona, Italy, e-mail:

May 16-20 — NAFD Convention, Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, Ariz., National Association of Flour Distributors,

May 19-22 — NRA Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, McCormick Place, Chicago, National Restaurant Assn.,

May 22-23 — “World of Private Label” International Trade Show, RAI Exhibition Center, Amsterdam, Private Label Manufacturers Assn.,

May 30-June 1 — AIB Extending Shelf life of Bakery Foods, Manhattan, Kan., American Institute of Baking,

June 3-5 — IDDBA Dairy-Deli-Deli Bake 2007, Anaheim, Calif., International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Assn.,

June 21-25 — BEMA Annual Meeting, San Diego, Calif.,

June 27-29 — Natural Products Expo Asia, Hong Kong, China,

July 8-10 — 53rd Summer Fancy Food Show, Jacob K. Javits Center, New York, The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade,

July 28-Aug. 1 — IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, Institute of Food Technologists,

July 29-31 — IFDA Sales & Marketing Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, Boston, Mass., International Foodservice Distributors Assn.,

Aug 6-10 — AIB Formulating Bakery Products, Manhattan, Kan., American Institute of Baking,

Sept. 8-10 — American Bakery Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas,

Sept. 8-10 — Frozen Desserts Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas,

Sept. 17-19 — All Candy Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago, National Confectioners Assn.,

Sept. 23-26 — B&CMA 82nd Annual Technical Conference, Niagara Falls, N.Y., The Biscuit&Cracker Manufacturers’ Assn.,

Sept. 30-Oct. 2 — SFA Executive Leadership Forum, Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island, Fla., Snack Food Assn.,

Oct. 21-23 — SFA Management Workshop, Wyndham Gettysburg, Gettysburg, Pa., Snack Food Assn.,

Oct. 30-Nov. 1 — Fi Europe, London, Food Ingredients,

Oct. 7-9 — The Foodservice Distribution Conference & Expo, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, Ky., International Foodservice Distributors Assn.,

Oct. 7-10 — IBIE/International Baking Industry Exposition, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.,,

Oct. 7-10 — AACC Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Antonio Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, AACC (formerly the American Association of Cereal Chemists),

Oct. 15-17 — Pack Expo, Las Vegas, Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute,

Oct. 15-17 — Process Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Food Processing Suppliers Assn.,

Oct. 29-31 — “Eat Here … Get Whole Grains” Conference, Whole Grains Council, Kansas City, Kan.,