Global CIF - Global Trade Show and Event Management


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


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 

current trade show management portfolio


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

Global Markets need Global Solutions

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 50,000 square feet of exhibition space – filled with scalable exhibit and marketing opportunities for event partners. For more information about the event, please visit ​

Global CIF, LLC was confirmed back in April of 2016 as the international show management company for the first-ever North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show, a joint initiative between Newcom U.S.A. and Deutsche Messe.

Over 400 suppliers will be exhibiting at the show, which will be focused on the needs of fleet executives and decision-makers. It will be unlike any existing North American trucking trade show, with a clear focus on technology, and facilitating business between truck fleets and their suppliers. The show will take place in odd-numbered years, alternating with the global IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hanover, Germany. For more information about the event, please visit 

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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 

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.​