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We’re heading to The Big Peach to kick off the 2018 summer selling season!

KeHE’s Summer Selling Show’s reputation as “the” show to attend has been on the rise over the past few years and 2018 will certainly not disappoint. KeHE is bringing together over 4,000 food and beverage industry leaders for a jam-packed 2 days.

Don’t miss out.

Where:
Georgia World Congress Center (Building A)
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

When:
Tuesday, February 6 – Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Apply Here!

Schedule of Events

Monday, February 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Luggage Storage Room 313, Level 3
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Room 313, Level 3
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast International Ballroom M2 & Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. President’s Address Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibits Tear Down Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Show Party Georgia Aquarium

All events are at the Georgia World Congress Center unless otherwise noted.

*Schedule is subject to change.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Have a new product that you want to show off? A shelf in the New Product Showcase is the perfect thing. You’ll get a space in our New Product Showcase, one of the most trafficked areas on the show floor, to create an attractive display and direct people to your booth.

Additionally, your company will be eligible to win a “Best Of” Award, voted on by retailers and guests throughout the show!

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Company product featured in a display case within the New Product Showcase area in the exhibit hall. Shelf is 16″ deep x 34″ wide.
  • Best of Award Categories include: Best of Show, Best New Packaging, Best Mission Based Products, Best Organic, Best Center Store Products, Best Fresh & Frozen Products, Best Healthy Living Products.
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Products must be new to the KeHE system within the past 6 months.

Be the brand that feeds hungry retailers as they gear up for a long day. With a meal sponsorship, your brand can appear on the plates of all KeHE show guests, positioning your products as more than a sample — it’s breakfast. Your product will be incorporated into a breakfast open to all attendees before the exhibit hall opens on the second day of the show.

On top of that, your brand will be recognized as a meal sponsor (with your logo and booth number) on a meter board sign next to the buffets and a tent card will be placed on the buffet near your supplied products.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Sponsored product(s) to be prepared (if necessary) by the convention center’s in-house catering company.
  • Meter board Signage (logo recognition and booth number) placed near the breakfast as people enter.
  • Tent card placed on buffet near supplied product(s)
  • Product must be approved by show management and feed 1,100+ people
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide products to be distributed.
  • All products are subject to approval by show management and must feed 1,100+ people.
  • Limited availability by category based on menu.

Be a part of the fun while driving traffic directly to your booth! New in 2018, we’re gamifying the KeHE shows with our new Mobile App. Throughout the show, attendees will be challenged to visit each brand participating in the Scavenger Hunt, taste their products and scan a code using the KeHE Events Mobile App. All completed scavenger hunts will then be entered to win a $100 gift card that will be given out at the end of the show.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Inclusion in the Scavenger Hunt section of the show’s mobile app.
  • Sign with QR code for participants to scan when they arrive at your booth
  • Small Aisle Carpet Decal
  • Training on how to use the app, if needed
  • Sign highlighting your company as a Scavenger Hunt participant to display in your booth Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide artwork (full color logo), show will produce the app and scavenger hunt

Placed in high-impact areas, a sponsored snack station gives you an extra space to catch the attention of retailers and attendees walking the show floor. Additionally, your brand will be featured in a push notification sent out through the show’s mobile app once throughout the show. You’ll get a 6ft (approx.) table within the exhibit hall on both show days and signage with logo recognition placed next to the station.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • 6ft (approx.) Table featured within the exhibit hall on both show days.
  • Signage (logo recognition)
  • Push notification announcing company’s ‘featured’ time for both show days
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide samples in sealed packages and must fit the required sample size of the convention center (all products are subject to approval by show management)
  • Not available for beverages or products needing to be heated or served on ice

Put your best foot forward where KeHE Show goers put theirs. With your company logo on a 3ft x 3ft aisle carpet decal, each visitor will see your name and logo as they enter your aisle in the exhibit hall, making your brand’s first impression a strong one.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Company logo displayed on a 3’x3′ decal applied to the trade show floor in a highly trafficked area
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company provides artwork. Show will produce graphics.

Get your message onto the screens of the retailers you’d love to work with. Share an in-booth event or a hot show promotion to draw retailers directly to you. This opportunity will allow you to draft a message (up to 140 characters long) and we’ll push it out to all show attendees at the time of your choosing. Be the first to take advantage of the new KeHE Events mobile application!

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Short Message (140 characters) to be sent out to each attendee with a call to action of your choice
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide image, message and requested time to send the message (all subject to show management approval).

Sit atop the KeHE show by hoisting your brand high above the show’s hustle and bustle. Your 4’x8′ banner will be displayed in a high-impact area within the exhibit hall showcasing your brand and directing traffic to your booth.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Company brand/message displayed on a 4′ x 8′ banner that will be displayed in a high traffic aisle in the exhibit hall
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide custom artwork (full color logo), show will produce banners

Eyes and ears will be all yours as the sponsor of the show’s Keynote Speaker.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Your company logo will appear with all promotions of the event throughout the show area and marketing materials (including on the screens as attendees enter the room, meter board at the entrance of the room, email blasts, KeHE website).
  • Language will read: Keynote Speaker Sponsored by “Company Name”
  • Opportunity to provide samples and/or company literature to be placed at each seat
  • Short thank you message featuring your brand/company name announced during the introduction of the keynote speaker
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide artwork (full color logo), show will produce materials.
  • Company to provide samples/literature, show will distribute at each seat prior to the event
  • Exclusive opportunity

Being the Title Sponsor will ensure that your brand is front and center. Your logo will appear on the opening splash page every time an attendee opens the app. Additionally, you will be able to send out 1 push notification, participate in the Mobile App Scavenger Hunt and have an exclusive ad banner placement within the app.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Logo on the splash page of the mobile app every time the app opens
  • Participation in the Mobile App Scavenger Hunt
  • Push notification
  • Recognition on the KeHE Schedule of Events and Website
  • Language to read KeHE Show Mobile App, sponsored by “Company Name”
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company provides artwork (full color logo), show will produce app and materials
  • Company to provide image and short message and requested time message is sent (140 characters or less)
  • Exclusive Sponsorship

Ideal for showing off your brand’s versatility, sponsoring the Happy Hour on the show floor gives you the chance to craft a specialty cocktail or snack to be served on the first evening of the show while the show floor is still open. The perfect opportunity to generate buzz!

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Your company logo will appear with all promotions of the event throughout the show area and marketing materials (including signs at each bar)
  • Opportunity to incorporate product(s) into the bar menu
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company to provide artwork (full color logo), show will produce signage
  • Company to provide product samples if incorporating into the bar menu

Stay close to retailers’ hearts by sponsoring a KeHE show lanyard. Distributed to all attendees, each lanyard will include your company logo next to KeHE’s.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Company logo featured along with the KeHE logo on show’s lanyard, distributed to all conference attendees at registration
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company provides artwork (full color logo), show will produce lanyards
  • Quantity of lanyards is based off anticipated attendance
  • Exclusive sponsorship

Don’t just meet new retailers at the KeHE Show — travel with them. By sponsoring the conference bags, show-goers can sling your brand over their shoulders and take you with them on whatever journeys they embark on — long after the show ends. Bags adorned with your logo given to every retailer at registration.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Company logo featured on the show’s official conference bag, exclusively distributed to all retailers at registration
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company provides artwork, show will produce bags.
  • Exclusive Sponsorship

With an open concept broker pavilion, you can provide a unique meeting area or lounge for your exhibitors to connect with retailers without leaving the show floor.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • 10’x20′ open meeting space built out on the show floor in line with your aisle branded with your company logo and show theme.
  • Included in the space will be carpet, 2 small round tables, chairs, shelves for merchandising products
  • 4 additional badges for the Show and After Show Party
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Exclusively offered to brokers only
  • Company provides artwork (full color logo), show will produce signs and materials

Be known as a celebration brand! Reward all show attendees by sponsoring the After Show Party, an event that is always above and beyond.

An exclusive After Show Party Sponsorship grants you title-level recognition, the ability to mix and mingle with invited retailers in a roped off VIP area, the opportunity to welcome all attendees as they enter the party, and the chance to incorporate your product(s) into the menu or bar.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Your company logo will appear with all promotions of the event throughout the show area and marketing materials (including signs at each bar, meter board at the entrance of the party, branded napkins, email blasts, KeHE website)
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees as they enter the party
  • Brief 1 minute welcome announcement to the attendees of the party
  • VIP area for select retailers
  • Opportunity to incorporate product(s) into menu or bar

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Company provides artwork (full color logo), show will produce signs and materials
  • Company may provide additional literature and/or signage subject to approval by show management
  • Non-exclusive sponsorship opportunities are available if no title sponsor is secured 75 days prior to the show. Contact show management for details.

The best private meeting space, right on the show floor!

WHAT YOU GET:

  • 10’x20′ private meeting space built out on the show floor in line with your aisle branded with your company logo and show theme.
  • Included in the space will be a conference table, chairs, whiteboard and markers, shelves for merchandising products,
  • 4 additional badges for the Show and After Show Party
  • Highlighted listing in the mobile app

OPPORTUNITY DETAILS:

  • Exclusively offered to brokers only.
  • Company provides artwork (full color logo), show will produce signs and materials

Meet us in Atlanta this February to taste new products, meet with vendors, improve your category sets and receive exclusive show deals.

Hotel and Badge Registration will be available early November.

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 or up to (3) nights for west coasted based customers, between the dates of Tuesday, February 6 and Thursday, February 8, 2018. 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

If driving to the Georgia World Congress Center for the day, plan to park in the Red Deck as it is closest to Building A. The Georgia World Congress Center has a map and driving directions tool on their website.

Airport Shuttle

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

Monday, February 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Luggage Storage Room 313, Level 3
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Room 313, Level 3
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast International Ballroom M2 & Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. President’s Address Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibits Tear Down Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Show Party Georgia Aquarium

All events are at the Georgia World Congress Center unless otherwise noted.

*Schedule is subject to change.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

Tuesday, February 6, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Exhibit Halls A1 & A2
Mix, mingle and build valuable connections with industry leaders and product innovators through networking opportunities as you continue to shop throughout the floor.

President’s Address

Wednesday, February 7, 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni

KeHE After Show Party

Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Georgia Aquarium

Join us for a tropical get-away at the largest aquarium in the Western hemisphere! This spectacular underwater oasis is teaming up with lush greenery from the jungle, sure to make you feel like you are on island time. 


Featuring award-winning Wolfgang Puck Catering, live music, tropical cocktails, and the newest SunTrust Pier 225 Sea Lion presentation, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to be transported to an under-the-sea paradise. 

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

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Summer Selling 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 Atlanta 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 show. 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 in 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.

This February, we’re heading to Atlanta to kick off the 2018 summer season.

KeHE’s Summer Selling Show has earned the award-wining reputation as the “it” show. 2018 will not disappoint. KeHE is bringing together over 4,000 specialty, natural & organic and fresh food and beverage industry leaders for a jam-packed 2 days. Don’t miss out!

Stay for the After Show Party at The Georgia Aquarium! We have the place to ourselves with live music playing in front of the sea life in an intimate setting with behind-the-scene tours and interactive programs. Our first-class food will be catered by Wolfgang Puck.

Apply Here!

Submit an application for the 2018 KeHE Summer Selling Show on February 6 – 7, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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 November 13, 2017. All Booth Confirmations will be sent out the week of November 20, 2017.
New item deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017.
Application & Payment deadline: Friday, November 3, 2017
Promotion deadline:  Friday, November 3, 2017 Promotions should be entered via KeHE’s online portal, KeHE Connect.

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.

Monday, February 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Luggage Storage Room 313, Level 3
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage Room 313, Level 3
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast International Ballroom M2 & Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. President’s Address Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibits Tear Down Exhibit Hall A1 & A2
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Show Party Georgia Aquarium

All events are at the Georgia World Congress Center unless otherwise noted.

*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 November 20, 2017.

Booth Application must be submitted and ESN number is required to book housing. Within a week of submitting an application you will receive the housing link via email to reserve hotel rooms within the KeHE Block.

Exhibitors and brokers have the option to stay at the below properties at a special, discounted rate. Negotiated rate will be available until Friday, January 5 or until all of the rooms at this rate are booked. Make sure to book your room(s) as soon as possible!

Hotel:

Embassy Suites Atlanta – $169.00++ tax and service fees not included

Parking

If driving to the Georgia World Congress Center for the day, plan to park in the Red Deck as it is closest to Building A.  The Georgia World Congress Center has a map and driving directions tool on their website.

KeHE has partnered with The Expo Group as the General Services Contractor for the 2018 KeHE Summer Selling 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 emailed out with booth confirmations following space selection.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

Tuesday, February 6, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Exhibit Halls A1 & A2
Mix, mingle and build valuable connections with industry leaders and product innovators through networking opportunities as you continue to shop throughout the floor.

President’s Address

Wednesday, February 7, 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Grand Ballroom, M4, Omni

KeHE After Show Party

Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Georgia Aquarium

Join us for a tropical get-away at the largest aquarium in the Western hemisphere! This spectacular underwater oasis is teaming up with lush greenery from the jungle, sure to make you feel like you are on island time. 


Featuring award-winning Wolfgang Puck Catering, live music, tropical cocktails, and the newest SunTrust Pier 225 Sea Lion presentation, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to be transported to an under-the-sea paradise. 

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

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Summer Selling 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 Atlanta 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 show. 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.

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