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PHILADELPHIA NATIONAL CANDY, GIFT AND GOURMET SHOW – oaks, pa - january 2018  &  hershey, pa - September 2018


Since its inception in 2008, Dirk Ebener, has been involved in the successful launch, managing, and expansion of the American Coatings Show. In May of 2016, Global CIF, LLC was confirmed as the trade show management for the American Coating Show & Conference.

Hosted by ACA and the Vincentz Network, this leading North American industry event showcases future technological developments in the industry, as well as a complete portfolio of high-grade competitive products, and networking opportunities. The show will host over 590 international exhibitors from over 20 countries, over 10,000 attendees from over 70 countries, and will provide an extensive conference program to over 1,200 industry experts. For more information about the event, please visit www.american-coatings-show.com. 

A cutting-edge event to change the world’s organic produce industry.

Global CIF, LLC has been instrumental in the concept development and launch of the cutting-edge event to change the world’s organic produce industry. The Global Organic Produce Exposition & Conference is specifically designed to provide a forum to meet the changing need of those who grow, distribute, package and market organic produce. As a robust international trade show and conference, GOPEX will provide a range of valuable networking opportunities, the latest category research and education, such as Fresh Trends, and 30,000 square feet of exhibition space – filled with scalable exhibit and marketing opportunities for event partners. For more information about the event, please visit www.globalorganicexpo.com. ​

In May of 2017, Global CIF, LLC was selected as the show management company for this very well-established event by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia

The Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia was founded in 1918 for the purpose of sharing information and knowledge about candy making and retailing among Philadelphia area confectioners. Currently, the association has over 300 active and associate members throughout the United States and Canada.As the premier show for those seeking retail, wholesale and manufacturing solutions within the Specialty Confectionery Industry, the Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show is the place for retailers to get a first-hand look at breaking trends, new introductions, and the latest offerings in every category. It’s all here- from candy, chocolate and gourmet specialties to candy-making equipment, packaging and plus items and more. The event offers an impressive seminar line-up led by the Who’s Who of confectionery professionals. For more information about the event, please visit www.phillycandyshows.com. 

current trade show management portfolio

The first North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show), a new concept commercial vehicle industry trade show focused on truck & trailer manufacturers and commercial vehicle parts and  components suppliers, hosted 439 exhibitors covering 370,000 square feet of net exhibition space at the Georgia World Congress Center. Thirty percent of exhibitors are headquartered outside of the United States. A total of 6,000 unique visitors and 9,000 visits for the four-day show represented industry leaders, suppliers, top fleet owners and managers and 234 accredited international journalists. Top OEMs and solutions providers released their latest innovations, including hybrid and electric powered trucks, cutting-edge customizable trucks and trailers, advanced driver assistance systems, fuel efficiency equipment, safety technologies and high-quality truck accessories at the sold-out show.

Where the global pet food industry does business

Global CIF has been selected as the international trade show and conference management company for the Petfood Forum group of conferences and exhibitions are unique and exclusive events serving the global pet food manufacturing industry. They deliver the opportunity to learn the latest research and innovative information on pet nutrition, global pet food market growth, pet food safety, processing, packaging and much more—all from leading, recognized pet food industry experts.

Petfood Forum provides the ideal opportunity for pet food professionals from around the world to network, exchange ideas and do business with one another and with the industry's leading pet food manufacturers and suppliers. Each conference and hands-on workshop offers pet food industry members a new agenda, speaker lineup and learning takeaways to help improve your business.

The current portfolio of shows include Petfood Forum, Petfood Innovation Workshop, Petfood Forum Asia, Petfood Forum China, Petfood Forum Europe, and Petfood Technology Workshop Mexico.​


petfood forum – kansas city, MO, U.S.A.

previous trade show management projects

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