Endorsed by USDA, SIAL America To Bring Food Innovation, Discovery and Flavor with US Debut

Butterball, Stonewall Kitchen, See’s Candies, California Milk Advisory Board and Star Snacks to exhibit at SIAL America

LAS VEGAS, NV (January X, 2022) – SIAL America, the first-of-its-kind cross-category generalist food and beverage show, will host domestic and international exhibitors, including Butterball, Stonewall Kitchen, California Milk Advisory Board and Star Snacks. Attending will be key importers, food service companies, distributors, retailers, wholesalers and restaurateurs looking to discover, innovate and learn. SIAL America supports the US $1.5 trillion Food and Beverage market.

SIAL America is taking place March 22-24, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), Las Vegas, NV, and will take place concurrent to Emerald’s International Pizza Expo.

A collaboration between international trade show organizers, Emerald and Comexposium, SIAL America will serve as the first SIAL show in the United States, joining ten world-class food events across the globe and feature exhibitors from meat, dairy and multiple other product categories.

In acknowledgment of SIAL’s long-standing reputation as a premier event host for the food & beverage industry, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made the rare move of endorsing the inaugural edition of SIAL America.

“We are thrilled to create a new platform to connect and deliver actionable opportunities to the entire food and beverage industry,” said Jessica Blue, EVP, Emerald. “Partnering with Comexposium marks an important milestone for both organizations as we collectively work to bring a new edition of the SIAL global food brand to life in Las Vegas,” Blue added.

The show will also host international exhibitors from Turkey, Argentina, Canada, and Brazil and feature matchmaking services to connect like-minded businesses. A comprehensive roster of food insight and education sessions including, “Cheese Sustainability,” The Era of Food on Demand,” “Benefits of Meat DNA Testing,” and “Beverage Trends in 2022,” will be moderated by industry thought leaders. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend demonstrations within an expansive Food Innovation Zone on the show floor.

In accordance with guidance from Nevada State and the World Health Organization, SIAL America has implemented additional health and safety measures to ensure the safest possible environment for attendees to conduct business effectively. Furthering its commitment to creating a safe, comfortable and informative event experience, SIAL America will have an increased number of health + safety ambassadors throughout the venue to ensure guidelines are being followed and provide masks to guests who may need one. Vaccinated attendees are encouraged but not required to wear masks at SIAL AmericaUnvaccinated attendees are required to wear a face mask at all times and maintain appropriate social distancing.

For more information regarding SIAL America, visit www.sialamerica.com. For information on meetings and conventions in Las Vegas, visit www.vegasmeansbusiness.com.

About Emerald: Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. As true partners, we at Emerald strive to build our customers’ businesses by creating opportunities that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. With over 140 events each year, our teams are creators and connectors who are thoroughly immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate.  For more information, please visit http://www.emeraldx.com

About Comexposium: Comexposium is one of the world’s leading event organizers., It hosts B2B and B2B2C events all around the world and across many different sectors, significantly in agriculture, construction, fashion, food, health, leisure, real estate, retail, security, students, tourism, and works council. At events, in over 30 countries, Comexposium welcomes more than 3,5 million visitors and 48,000 exhibitors annually. Headquartered in France, Comexposium’s employees and sales network operate in 20 countries. https://www.comexposium.com/

About SIAL Network: SIAL Network is the world’s largest network of food and drink fairs. Its 10 regular shows (SIAL Paris, SIAL Canada Montreal, Toronto, SIAL China, SIAL China South, SIAL Middle East, SIAL India, SIAL Interfood in Jakarta, Gourmet Selection and DJAZAGRO) bring together 16,000 exhibitors and 700,000 visitors from 200 countries. https://www.sial-network.com/