Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo

April 12-15, 2015

Sheraton Sand Key

Clearwater Beach, FL

Exhibitor Information

The Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater Beach, FL is the site of Food Engineering’s 16th annual Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo.

The Conference provides you with an excellent introduction to present your equipment and or services to key customers and new prospects. Food Engineering’s superior educational conference draws hundreds of senior level Engineers, Operations, and Manufacturing Executives from the food and beverage industry.

The Expo is an economical way to meet face to face with qualified food and beverage processors in a relaxed business environment. The Expo is limited to 50 exhibitors.

New Expo Hours in 2015

The Expo will be held longer on Monday, April 13th from 12:00 - 5:30 pm and a reception will be held during the Expo from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. A barbecue on the beach immediately follows the reception

Reserve your space by January 9, 2015 and save $200!

Booth Features
All 8’ depth by 10’ width exhibit spaces include:
• 8’ pipe and drape backing and 3’ pipe and drape sidewalls
• Carpet
• 6’ skirted table
• 2 chairs
• 1 wastebasket
• 2 Exhibitor passes for the Expo only. Exhibit fee includes the following meals for 2 representatives at each booth. On Monday, April 13th, a refreshment break during set-up, lunch and reception during the Expo, the barbecue on the beach Monday evening. Individuals attending the Conference Sessions must register and pay the conference registration fee.
• One 7” x 44” sign with registered company name
• Complimentary list of attendees (available at the Conference) and provided in electronic format after the Conference.

Exhibitors are responsible for electrical and any additional display furnishings beyond those outlined above. Exhibitors will be emailed an Exhibitor Services Kit one month prior to the Expo.

Exhibit Costs
Booth Price is based on an 8’ x 10’ exhibit space.

Early Bird Special (Paid in full By January 9, 2015):  $1,800
Standard Fee (Paid in full After January 12, 2015):   $2,000

Exhibit Space Allocation
Food Engineering will attempt to accommodate Exhibitor’s booth location preferences noted on its contracts. All booth requests are considered in the order of receipt of contract and payment.

On-Site Information
Exhibitor Badges can be picked up Monday morning at 8:30 am at the registration desk in ballroom foyer.

Set-up Hours
Monday, April 13: 8:30 – 11:45 am – Exhibit must be set-up by 12:00 noon.

Tear Down Hours
Tuesday, April 14: 8:30 – 11:45 am

Questions? Contact Marge Whalen, Senior Event Manager, at (847) 405-4071 or