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Organic Trade Association is present each year at the world’s most promising, high-value international trade shows, promoting U.S. organic products and fostering global trade. Our large, attractive exhibit includes select U.S. organic producers’ brands and sales materials. Several U.S. producers have displays at the booth, and leaders and sales executives are on-site to present to global buyers.

In addition, U.S. producers presenting at these key trade shows can request booth placement near OTA from trade show organizers – ensuring maximum trade show traffic from relevant global buyers. OTA also works with U.S. exhibitors’ marketing and booth development teams on strategies and tips for increased trade show exposure.

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  • February 13, 2019 to February 16, 2019
    Biofach

    Biofach

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 5:00pm

    Biofach is the world's largest trade show for organic, taking place February 13-16, 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. The Organic Trade Association will host a pavilion of 14 U.S. organic companies at the show, come visit us at booth 4A-627! This pavilion is already filled, but if you are interested in being added to the waitlist for participation, contact the Organic Trade Association's International Trade Manager, Alexis Carey.

    Organic Trade Association's CEO/Executive Director, Laura Batcha, will be presenting the following sessions at Biofach on February 14, 2019:

    Global Organic Market | 10:00am - 11:30am | St. Petersburg
    Laura will discuss the organic market in North America as well as import/export trade data

    Blockchain, remote sensing and non-analytical tools for enhancing integrity in supply chains | 1:00pm - 2:30pm | Oslo
    Despite all efforts to improve the regulatory system and components of the organic guarantee, fraud is ongoing. The most recent one was made public in Italy mid-November 2018 by the anti-fraud office. Technologies and tools for improving, if not solving, the core problems are available. It needs a dedicated discussion about new ways to change our approach to action

    Additionally, Organic Trade Associatoin staff will also host the following meetings in conjunction with Biofach on February 14, 2019:

    GOTS Certifiers Council Meeting | 1:30pm - 4:30pm | Lissabon 
    Johanna Mirenda, Organic Trade Association's Farm Policy Director, will facilitate this meeting with the GOTS Certifiers Council. 

    EU Stakeholder Meeting |4:00pm - 6:00pm | Prag
    During this meeting US and EU organic stakeholders will discuss the effects of changing EU regulations as well as Brexit's effect on the US-EU organic equivelency arrangement. This meeting is invite-only. 

    Trade Show Information:

    February 13-16, 2019

    Nuremberg, Germany 

    Biofach is the world's largest trade show for organic, taking place February 13-16, 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. The Organic Trade Association will host a pavilion of 14 U.S. organic companies at the s...
  • February 17, 2019 to February 21, 2019
    Gulfood

    Gulfood

    Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:00pm

    Gulfood is the world's largest annual food & beverages trade show, and it's back for its 24th edition carrying a new show experience. 'The World of Food. The World of Good.' is all about consumer trends, innovation, the unveiling of opportunities and a real battle of flavors. Join 98,000 visitors and 5,000 exhibitors at the only food trade show that is truly global.

    Organic Trade Association's International Trade Manager, Alexis Carey, will be attending to walk the show. Contact Alexis for more info! 

    Trade Show Information:

    February 17-21

    Dubai, UAE

    Gulfood is the world's largest annual food & beverages trade show, and it's back for its 24th edition carrying a new show experience. 'The World of Food. The World of Good.' is all about consumer ...
  • March 3, 2019 to March 8, 2019
    FoodEx Japan

    FoodEx Japan

    Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, March 8, 2019 - 5:00pm

    FOODEX JAPAN is the Asia's leading trade show, taking place March 3-8 in Tokyo, Japan.  Over the 4 days of the exhibition, about 85,000 buyers from food service, distribution, and trading companies are expected to attend. Attention will be given to the expansion of business opportunities domestically and internationally upon the activation of the TPP. Numerous buyers will also be attending from abroad, and business talks will be held with domestic and international manufacturers.

    Registration is open for shared booth space with the Organic Trade Association at FoodEx 2019. The registration fee is $600 for new exhibitors to FoodEx Japan and $1,000 for return participants when you sign up with the Organic Trade Association. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee covers one round-trip economy flight to Japan (booked through an Organic Trade Association travel agent), a single hotel room for the duration of the activity, one 1 m table top counter display within the Organic Trade Association booth in the USA Pavilion, logo screening and other marketing materials, and an interpreter shared among exhibitors. All other expenses--meals, samples, cost to and from the airport--are your responsibility. The show dates are March 5–8, with arrival in Japan on March 3. Sign up now! For more information, contact OTA's International Trade Manager, Alexis Carey.

    Note:  For all USDA MAP programs, the products you promote must be produced in the United States and contain at least 51% or more U.S. produced ingredients either by value (cost of the ingredients) or volume (against overall weight of the product).  

    Trade Show Information:

    March 3-8, 2019

    Venue - Makuhari Messe

    Tokyo, Japan

     

    FOODEX JAPAN is the Asia's leading trade show, taking place March 3-8 in Tokyo, Japan.  Over the 4 days of the exhibition, about 85,000 buyers from food service, distribution, and trading compani...
  • March 5, 2019 to March 9, 2019
    Natural Products Expo West

    Natural Products Expo West

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

    Natural Products Expo West will be taking place March 5-9, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. The Organic Trade Association will be exhibiting at booth #1821 and is a content partner for organic education programming at the show. Click here for more information on organic at Expo West

    Don't miss The Organic Center's 16th Annual Benefit Dinner, the biggest all-organic networking dinner at Natural Products Expo West. Expect a thought-provoking program featuring keynote speaker Shannon Allen. Shannon, wife of 2x NBA champion Ray Allen, is the creator and owner of the thriving all-organic fast-food restaurant chain grown™. Enjoy a delicious custom organic menu created by Chef Megan Mitchell featuring products supplied by our sponsors. Megan is a seasoned chef and internet personality who's worked with the Food Network, the Cooking Channel, and Tastemade. Sponsorships are available, or you can buy a table. Individual tickets go on sale in January. Add your name to the waiting list and be first to know when ticket sales launch. 

    Trade Show Information:

    March 5-9, 2019

    Anaheim Convention Center

    Anaheim, CA

    Natural Products Expo West will be taking place March 5-9, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. The Organic Trade Association will be exhibiting at booth #1821 and is a content partner for organic education programmi...
  • April 30, 2019 to May 2, 2019
    SIAL Canada

    SIAL Canada

    Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

    SIAL Canada is now the only event of its scale in Canada, with more than 850 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 15,000 buyers from Canada, the U.S., and 60 other countries. SIAL Canada is the only national trade show that offers a complete range of food products under one roof to meet your customers’ expectations. 

    Organic Trade Association will host a pavilion of 4 companies at the tradeshow. For more information, contact Alexis Carey

    Trade Show Information:

    April 30 - May 2

    Toronto, Canada 

    SIAL Canada is now the only event of its scale in Canada, with more than 850 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 15,000 buyers from Canada, the U.S., and 60 other coun...
  • May 21, 2019 to May 24, 2019
    Seoul Food & Hotel

    Seoul Food & Hotel

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, May 24, 2019 - 5:00pm

    Seoul Food & Hotel 2019 will return to Kintex, Seoul and already looks set to expand on its record breaking year in 2018. Seoul Food & Hotel provides participating companies with an opportunity to meet with key importers, distributors and industry buyers from retail, catering and hospitality trade across the of Korea. As a nation of ever-evolving tastes and with a variety of developing food trends, Korea is one of Asia's most important nations for launching new and innovative products.

    The Organic Trade Association will host a pavilion of 8 US organic companies at the trade show. For more information, contact Alexis Carey.

    Trade Show Information:

    May 21-24, 2019

    Seoul, Korea

    Seoul Food & Hotel 2019 will return to Kintex, Seoul and already looks set to expand on its record breaking year in 2018. Seoul Food & Hotel provides participating companies with an opportunit...

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