News | May 2, 2018

ProFood Live To Deliver Real-World Solutions For Food And Beverage Manufacturing

New conference from ProFood World magazine focuses on achieving manufacturing excellence, automation trends, sustainability innovation and more.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) - ProFood Live is a one-day conference devoted to delivering real-world solutions in the areas of manufacturing, automation and sustainability. The event gives processors, suppliers and service providers the opportunity to network, learn and collaborate on common issues facing the food and beverage manufacturing industry.

ProFood Live features an educational program for food and beverage professionals that includes ProFood World's annual Manufacturing Innovation and Sustainability Excellence in Manufacturing Awards. The event is for professionals in production, engineering, plant operations, sustainability, quality and procurement.

Confirmed speakers for the event include executives from Hormel, Dairy Farmers of America, Farmer Brothers, Clemens Food Group, Snyder’s-Lance, Land O’Lakes, Hiland Dairy, Keystone Foods and many more.

According to Program Director and ProFood World Editor in Chief Joyce Fassl, “ProFood Live will become the ‘must-attend’ industry conference for the food and beverage manufacturing sector. So far, feedback on our inaugural event and program has been very enthusiastic. I look forward to welcoming long-time friends and new industry colleagues alike to the first ProFood Live!”

Featured keynote presentations from leading food and beverage manufactures will include: 

  • Addressing Today’s Crucial Challenges in Manufacturing
  • Trends in Food Processing Operations
  • Managing Capital Spending Through Total Cost of Ownership

ProFood Live opens on June 20th with an evening reception and the conference session scheduled from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm on June 21. ProFood Live will be held at the Westin Northwest Chicago in Itasca, IL, just minutes from O’Hare airport.

Attendees can register now at

About ProFood World 
ProFood World meets the expanding information needs of manufacturing, engineering, operation and supply chain/logistics executives in the global food and beverage manufacturing industry.

Industry’s most experienced journalists report on news, trends, products and technologies in food safety, automation, processing, packaging, material handling and sustainability via and an array of digital products.

About PMMI Media Group 
PMMI Media Group is a market-leading B2B media company that produces information for packaging, processing and automation professionals, bringing together solution providers and end-users and facilitating connectivity throughout the supply chain. Its world class media brands — Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, OEM and ProFood World — are proven leaders in covering this diverse and dynamic marketplace, and its digital products incorporate leading edge media technologies to deliver informed, actionable business intelligence to the industry. PMMI Media Group also produces the Automation Conference & Expo, an annual education and networking forum, taking place in Chicago each spring.

PMMI Media Group is a division of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, a trade association representing more than 800 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through initiatives such as, educational programs and world-class events, connecting participants in the processing and packaging supply chain with their customers around the world. Learn more at


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