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While the rest of the world is on vacation come summertime, the natural & organic, specialty, and fresh foods industry gets to work.

Prepare for your most thriving Holiday season yet at the KeHE Holiday Show, an exclusive event where you’ll have the chance to gauge the latest trends, taste the trendiest foods, and even place orders on the spot.

You’ll spend two immersive days with 3,000 industry professionals and more than 700 exhibitors—all with the same goal to sell summer’s hottest foods.

Where:
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

When:
June 12–13, 2017

Schedule of Events

Sunday, June 11, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In Halls B & C
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Connect:Show Training Lecture Room 101 A
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Connect:Show Workshop Room 101 B
Monday, June 12, 2017
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Halls B & C Foyer
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set-Up Halls B & C
9:00 a.m. All Must be Exhibitors Show Ready Halls B & C
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. President’s Address Ballroom A & B
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibits Open Halls B & C
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Halls B & C
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Halls B & C Foyer
700 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom A & B
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Keynote Presentation Ballroom A & B
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Halls B & C
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Booth Tear-down Halls B & C
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. After Show Party U.S. Bank Stadium

*This schedule is subject to change. All space is at the Minneapolis Convention Center unless otherwise noted.*

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

You’ve made it your mission to be on top of what consumers crave: The Instagram-worthy ingredients, and the snacks that never make it to social media because they’re just that good.

It’s our bread and butter, too—so we’ve put everything we’ve learned in one convenient, immersive place for you: our KeHE selling shows.

We bring together the most influential and innovative vendors in the organic, natural and specialty foods industry all in one interactive space. And they’re all vying for your attention.

You’ll have the chance to witness hands-on displays and demos from exhibitor chefs, listen to leaders discuss the state of the industry, and most importantly, taste and sip your customers’ next favorite snack.

So come hungry, and come often. We can’t wait to show you what’s next.

Hotel and Badge Registration will be available on the first week in March.

Registration Questions?
Contact us Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time by phone at 855.720.8054 (Toll-free) or 514.228.3152 (International) or by email via email at kehe@showcare.com.

Hotel
As a valued KeHE customer, KeHE will be paying for a total of two (2) nights room and tax between the dates of Monday, June 12, 2017 and Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Arrival and departure dates are entered during the registration process. Additional rooms or extended stays are at the retailer’s expense and are based on availability.

Cancellation Policy
If your plans change and you need to cancel your attendance, please notify KeHE at least 96 hours prior to arrival.

Parking
Coming soon!

Shuttles
Coming soon!

Cancellation Policy: If your plans change and you need to cancel your attendance, please notify KeHE at least 96 hours prior to arrival.

Questions?
Hotel Questions: kehe@showcare.com
Travel Questions? Silvia.Oxley@KeHE.com.

Sunday, June 11, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
Monday, June 12, 2017
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Halls B & C Foyer
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. President’s Address Ballroom A & B
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibits Open Halls B & C
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Halls B & C
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Halls B & C Foyer
700 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom A & B
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Keynote Presentation Ballroom A & B
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Halls B & C
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. After Show Party U.S. Bank Stadium

*This schedule is subject to change.

Keynote Presentation
Join global futurist and bestselling author Jack Uldrich, a frequent guest on major media outlets, for a look at upcoming industry trends.

President’s Address
Monday, June 12, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Ballroom A & B
Join KeHE President and CEO Brandon Barnholt for his state-of-the-industry address, where he’ll discuss the industry’s latest priorities and challenges and share ways KeHE has adapted along the way.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
Monday, June 12, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Halls B & C
Mix, mingle and build valuable connections with industry leaders and product innovators through networking opportunities as you continue to shop throughout the floor.

KeHE After Show Party
Tuesday, June 13, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | U.S. Bank Stadium
Let the good times roll beyond the show floor at the After Show Party.

Planning Your Company Meeting?
Our KeHE hotel contacts can assist with the planning of your pre- or post-show company meeting. Please contact us for more information by emailing events@kehe.com.

Things To Do
Coming Soon!

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show functions, including the Wednesday Evening After Show Party   is business casual.

Special Needs
If you have any special physical/dietary needs, please note at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate them.

We understand that Minneapolis is a great place to visit and while you are welcome to bring your family before or after the show, please be aware of the following regulations regarding the days of the show:

  • A guest is considered someone who is not part of the purchasing decision. The guest badge ($50 at the guest’s expense) will allow access to the Exhibit Hall. Additional charges will apply if the guest wishes to attend the After Show Party. All other travel expenses will be at the guest’s expense. If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours.
  • No one under 16 years of age (including infants and toddlers) will be admitted into the Exhibit Hall regardless of affiliations or circumstances. Anyone between 16 and 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times while on the Exhibit Hall. KeHE Distributors reserves the right to request proof of age from anyone at any time.

Questions? Contact Us.

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

The natural, organic and specialty foods industry is heating up—and retailers are hungrier than ever for the latest trend.

That’s why we’ve transformed our KeHE selling shows to be bigger and better—with more selling power—than ever.

Our new shows are more immersive, more interactive and include more compelling ways to sell onsite in addition to more hands-on displays and demos.

You’ll have the chance to build relationships with industry leaders, form valuable partnerships with new customers, and get a taste for what consumers are craving in this innovative industry.

The opportunity is yours. We can’t wait to see you soon.

Click here to apply for a booth in the 2017 Holiday Show.

Only original contracts received from exhibitors participating in the KeHE Marketing Program with full payment will be processed & considered for space assignment. If you have any questions about this program, please contact your KeHE vendor manager.

Booth Selection will occur the week of April 3, 2017. All Booth Confirmations will be sent out the week of April 10, 2017.
Application and payment date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Promotion deadline: Friday March 31, 2017
New item deadline: Friday, March 24, 2017. Promotions should be entered via KeHE’s online portal, KeHE Connect.

We have all new opportunities for you to build your brand’s impression on the industry. The natural & organic, specialty and fresh foods industry is growing faster than ever before.

Our sponsorship opportunities give you the power to harness the excitement and put your brand at its very center at the KeHE Holiday Show.

Grab retailers’ attention when they’re already engaged, prepared to form new partnerships and purchase for the upcoming season. There are plenty of ways to think beyond the booth, including additional sponsorship opportunities available at the show.

It’s invaluable exposure that can not only enhance your marketing plan—it could help expand your business.

Want to promote a new product less than six months old? Click here to learn more (See section 4).

Sponsorship Questions? Contact Us

Sunday, June 11, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In Halls B & C
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Connect:Show Training Lecture Room 101 A
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Connect:Show Workshop Room 101 B
Monday, June 12, 2017
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Halls B & C Foyer
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set-Up Halls B & C
9:00 a.m. All Must be Exhibitors Show Ready Halls B & C
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. President’s Address Ballroom A & B
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibits Open Halls B & C
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Halls B & C
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Halls B & C Foyer
700 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Halls B & C Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom A & B
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Keynote Presentation Ballroom A & B
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Halls B & C
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Booth Tear-down Halls B & C
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. After Show Party U.S. Bank Stadium

*This schedule is subject to change.

Badge registration information will be available after booth selection occurs and will be emailed to all confirmed exhibitors the week of April 10, 2017.

Booth Application must be submitted and ESN number is required to book housing.

Exhibitors and brokers have the option to stay at the below properties at a special, discounted rate. Negotiated rate will be available until Friday, May 12, or until all of the rooms at this rate are booked. Make sure to book your room(s) as soon as possible!

Hotels:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown (HQ Hotel) – $214.33/ night
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis – $215.46/ night
  • Millennium Hotel Minneapolis – $215.46/ night

Sponsorship Questions? Contact Us

KeHE has partnered with The Expo Group as the General Services Contractor for the 2017 KeHE Holiday Show. The Expo Group is the ONLY Single Source® general services contractor in the industry and is a one-stop shop for all of your exhibitor service needs. Exhibitors can order all services through a personal Expo Group account manager and will have one contact, one password, and one invoice.

The Exhibitor Services Manual will be available the week of April 10, 2017.

Keynote Presentation
Join global futurist and bestselling author Jack Uldrich, a frequent guest on major media outlets, for a look at upcoming industry trends.

President’s Address
Monday, June 12, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Ballroom A & B
Join KeHE President and CEO Brandon Barnholt for his state-of-the-industry address, where he’ll discuss the industry’s latest priorities and challenges and share ways KeHE has adapted along the way.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
Monday, June 12, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Halls B & C
Mix, mingle and build valuable connections with industry leaders and product innovators through networking opportunities as you continue to shop throughout the floor.

KeHE After Show Party
Tuesday, June 13, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | U.S. Bank Stadium
Let the good times roll beyond the show floor at the After Show Party.

Planning Your Company Meeting?
Our KeHE hotel contacts can assist with the planning of your pre- or post-show company meeting. Please contact us for more information by emailing events@kehe.com.

Things To Do
Coming Soon!

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show functions, including the Wednesday Evening After Show Party  is business casual.

Special Needs
If you have any special physical/dietary needs, please note at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate them.

Shuttles
Coming soon!

We understand that Minneapolis is a great place to visit and while you are welcome to bring your family before or after the show, please be aware of the following regulations regarding the days of the show:

  • A guest is considered someone who is not part of the purchasing decision. The guest badge ($50 at the guest’s expense) will allow access to the Exhibit Hall. Additional charges will apply if the guest wishes to attend the After Show Party. All other travel expenses will be at the guest’s expense. If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours.
  • No one under 16 years of age (including infants and toddlers) will be admitted into the Exhibit Hall regardless of affiliations or circumstances. Anyone between 16 and 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times while on the Exhibit Hall. KeHE Distributors reserves the right to request proof of age from anyone at any time.

Questions? Contact Us.