Schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MADE’S TWO-DAY EVENT CONNECTS YOU TO THE FOOD INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS YOU WANT TO MEET

Day 1

INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

NOVEMBER 2

8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

EXHIBITOR LOAD IN

Exhibitors begin setting up their booths and retrieving their trade show staff badges

3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

CAGLIA ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE COOKER

MADE Exhibitors compete for a chance to win $10K cash prize. The competition is televised in partnership with KSEE 24 & CBS 47. Winners will be announced at the Fresno Chamber Ag Awards, which will be hosted later that evening at the same venue.

5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

FRESNO CHAMBER AG AWARDS

The Ag Awards is a celebration of the Valley’s agricultural industry, and has a long-standing tradition of recognizing the business leaders who make Fresno County the most abundant and highest-yielding agricultural region in the nation. In partnership with the Fresno County Farm Bureau, the Chamber honors individuals in the following categories, annually: Agriculturalist of the Year, the Moss Adams Agribusiness of the Year, AG-vocate of the Year, Ag Employee of the Year. New this year, the winners of the Caglia Environmental Pressure Cooker Competition will also be announced at this event.

8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

EXHIBITOR LOAD IN

Exhibitors begin setting up their booths and retrieving their trade show staff badges

3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

CAGLIA ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE COOKER

Televised competition on KSEE 24 for new & innovative products in front of panel judges

5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

SIP—Social for Industry Professionals

An indoor event where buyers and exhibitors can meet, have drinks and listen to music. The winner of the Caglia Environmental Pressure Cooker Competition will be announced at this event.

Day 2

TRADE SHOW & PUBLIC EVENT

November 3

10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

B2B TRADE SHOW

Food/Beverage Producers showcase their products to qualified buyers.

THE PUBLIC EVENT

Unlike any other food industry tradeshow, MADE’s public event is truly a unique experience for both exhibitors and attendees. After the B2B tradeshow shuts down, exhibitors take a quick break before the doors fly open for the Public Event. Complete with a festival vibe and live DJ, MADE’s public event provides a platform for food & beverage brands to connect and engage with consumers, and a chance for our local community to experience our region’s thriving food industry.

10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

B2B TRADE SHOW

Food/Beverage Producers showcase their products to qualified buyers.

TASTE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

A celebration of taste-where local restaurants will compete for their unique culinary dish to be the winner. Attendees are invited to try all of the TASTE competition dishes, as well as all of the trade show vendor food and beverages.