Schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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

Day 1

INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

AUGUST 31

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

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

September 1

8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

KEYNOTE BREAKFAST

If you drew a 100-mile radius around Fresno, California the circle formed would reach across the most vital and productive growing region in the world. Although it covers less than 1% of the total land mass of the U.S., it produces nearly one-half of its fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts – more than 250 different crops. Find out why this incredible resource is in serious jeopardy.

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

INDUSTRY SPEED DATING

Perfect for food and beverage manufacturers who are interested in connecting with local service providers and selected food service buyers. Industry Speed Dating is open to all food and beverage exhibitors and sponsoring suppliers and service providers

11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

B2B TRADE SHOW

Food/Beverage Producers showcase their products to qualified buyers

5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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

FOODIE FAVORITE AWARDS

FAVORITE LOCAL PRODUCT AWARDS

The Foodie Favorite Awards are an opportunity for consumers who attend MADE’s Public Event, TASTE, on the evening of Thursday, September 1st to vote for their favorite local product. Awards will be given to the 1st place winner and runner up and will be announced before the end of the night!

8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

KEYNOTE BREAKFAST

If you drew a 100-mile radius around Fresno, California the circle formed would reach across the most vital and productive growing region in the world. Although it covers less than 1% of the total land mass of the U.S., it produces nearly one-half of its fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts – more than 250 different crops. Find out why this incredible resource is in serious jeopardy.

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

INDUSTRY SPEED DATING

Perfect for food and beverage manufacturers who are interested in connecting with local service providers and selected food service buyers. Industry Speed Dating is open to all food and beverage exhibitors and sponsoring suppliers and service providers

11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

B2B TRADE SHOW

Food/Beverage Producers showcase their products to qualified buyers

5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

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

FOODIE FAVORITE AWARDS

LOCAL PRODUCT & RESTAURANT CREATION AWARDS

The Foodie Favorite Awards are an opportunity for consumers who attend MADE’s Public Event, TASTE, on the evening of Thursday, September 1st to vote for their favorite local product. Awards will be given to the 1st place winner and runner up and will be announced before the end of the night!

Not an exhibitor or sponsor of MADE but still want to participate in the business-to-business event?