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Program Overview: Leveraging Technology in an Ever-Changing Environment

The conference returns to Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City on April 3-4.  A casual Wednesday evening Opening Reception provides a chance to renew food industry acquaintances and meet new friends. Thursday’s full day of educational sessions is built around the theme, “Leveraging Technology in an Ever-Changing Environment.” More than 40 exhibitors will be on-hand to showcase product and service innovations. And Thursday’s luncheon, where we will honor some of our industry champions with special awards, is not to be missed.

Individual Attendee (non-exhibitor): Members $225 | Non-Members $525




Wednesday, April 3rd 5PM - 7 PM
Casual Kick Off Cocktail Reception
Visit Exhibitors and Networking
Harrah's Conference Center

Thursday, April 4th 7 AM - 4:30 PM

7:00 – 8:00 am  Breakfast

 8:00 – 9:30 am Opening Remarks/Keynote address/Industry Survey Overview

    Keynote: Unprecedented Business Challenges in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

   Brian Choi, CEO and Managing Partner, The Food Institute

    Brian Choi, CEO and Managing Partner of The Food Institute, and a transformational thought leader in the food 
and beverage
industry, will share his insights into the new playbook that is needed for food businesses to not just
survive, but thrive, in 2024. 
   Unveiling the State of the Industry: Key Findings from the NY/NJ Food & Beverage 
Manufacturers Survey 
James McIntosh and Joseph Carnevale, Partners with Grassi

In this data-driven presentation, Grassi Partners, James McIntosh and Joseph Carnevale, will reveal key findings and insights from a
comprehensive study of New York and New Jersey Food and  Beverage Manufacturers conducted this year. Discover how your peers are
adapting to shifting consumer demands, supply chain disruptions, technology and much more. Critical data points and trends will be presented
to help you benchmark your company's performance against the industry. Walk away with a clear understanding of the current market landscape
and strategies required to succeed in the future.

  9:30 – 10:15 am Exhibit Hall Open (with coffee)

 10:15 – 11:30 am Breakout Sessions 1 and 2

 11:30 – 12:00 noon Exhibit Hall Open

 12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch/Awards

 1:15 – 1:30 pm Break

 1:30 – 2:45 pm Breakout Sessions 3 and 4

 2:45 – 3:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open (with coffee)/Passport Prizes Drawing

 3:30 – 4:30 pm Closing Session


As of February 21, 2024


In 2023, the exhibit hall was energetic. We heard how wonderful and productive the conversations were throughout the day. More than 40 companies are expected to participate, displaying products and services and interacting with top-level executives from organizations throughout the state. This is a program not to be missed. Set up begins at 1 PM on Wednesday, April 3, 2024.

  • Member Exhibitor (includes 2 attendees): $1,100

  • Non-Member Exhibitor includes 2 attendees: $1,450

  • Additional Exhibitor Attendee $200 each


"It is more about the relationships at these smaller shows, making an actual connection with someone you can help not just sell to. I get more good leads here than I do in a week of one of the big shows."


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the NJFPA Annual Conference represents an opportunity for creative engagement with both food processors and the partners that support the industry. Throughout the event, attendees discuss best practices, learn about the latest trends, explore solutions to our shared challenges, and network with new friends and familiar faces. Through sponsorship, your organization can be associated with leaders in our community. 


Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey - Rate Cut-Off-Date is Tuesday, March 12, 2024

NJFPA Group Rate is $81+ per night


Lead Sponsor

Breakfast Sponsor


         Lunch Sponsor



Lanyard Sponsor


Swag Bag Sponsor



Awards Sponsor


Closing Session Sponsor


Breakout Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors