Expo Date: April 29, 2021

2020 Expo Cancelled

After much deliberation, we have made the decision to postpone the Supplier's Expo until Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the Savannah Center. It was a difficult decision for us to make, and we are saddened that we will miss the opportunity to connect with you, but we feel that it is the right thing to do for the health and safety of our entire community.

You have 3 options for your booth fee:

Please reach out to us at ohiovalleysection.ift@gmail.com if you have additional questions or concerns.

Thank you for your continued support of the Ohio Valley IFT Section.

Join us at the Savannah Center in West Chester, Ohio on Thursday, April 29, 2021 and share your products and services with the companies in the Ohio Valley region.

The 2019 Expo had 93 exhibitors and over 350 attendees.


12pm-2pm: Exhibitor Setup
2pm-3pm: Speaker
3pm-6pm: Expo
5pm-6pm: Cocktail Hour

Booth Pricing

Booth Space: $495.00 for each booth. Booth space includes one 6' table with a black linen and 2 chairs.
Electricity: $75
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Venue Information

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Savannah Center
5533 Chappell Crossing Blvd.
West Chester, OH 45069

Badge Registration

Badge registrations are now open!

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Shipping Information

The items will be stored in the East coatroom and the Savannah Center cannot be held responsible for items that are shipped in.

The Savannah Center does not have a mailing center so you will need to provide labels for return shipment(s) and call to make the pickup arrangements directly with your shipping carrier.

Make sure to include your company name/booth number clearly marked on the shipment.

Send shipments to:
Savannah Center
Attn: OVIFT Expo
5533 Chappell Crossing Blvd.
West Chester Ohio 45069

AGAIN This Year!

Online Registration Directions

  1. View the map by clicking on the registration link: > Suppliers' Expo 2020 Registration
  2. Booths that are "green" are available. Booths that are "red" are already sold. Booths that are "blue" are in process of being reserved.
  3. Booths can be held for 20 minutes and will be released if registration is not completed at the end of 15 minutes.
  4. If you want to reserve one booth you can either click on "Begin Booth Registration" or click on the green pin of the booth you'd like to reserve and "Click Here to Reserve" hyperlink.
  5. Choose the number of booths you want to reserve (1, 2, 3, or more)
  6. Insert the booth number.
  7. You will need to read and accept the payment terms to continue registration.
  8. If you accidentally exit the registration page you can continue registration by clicking on the booth icon on the map and supply the two words on the registration screen.
  9. You can also order carpet and electricity in the payment system.
  10. You will need to provide the following information:
    1. # of booths
    2. Booth number(s)
    3. Company name, address, phone, and url
    4. Company contact name, title, and email (to be listed in the exhibitor guide)
    5. Exhibitor contact information (who we should contact with Suppliers' Expo 2020 info.)
    6. 50 word company description
    7. Product or service category (choose from list)

Registrations received after April 10th will not be included in the exhibitor guide.

Disruption in the Food Industry: A call-to-Action for Food Scientists

Lecture Summary: This non-commercial presentation will candidly address key disruptions in the food industry and what’s causing them with the ultimate goal of inspiring food scientists and allied industry professionals to confront the challenges and mitigate risks of unintended consequences to future proof the food industry.

Bio: Kantha Shelke, Ph.D., CFS, is a principal at Corvus Blue LLC, a contract food science and nutrition research firm specializing in competitive intelligence research and rapid new product development and commercialization of new ingredients and technologies that are honestly healthful. She holds Master’s degrees in Organic Chemistry and in Food Science and Nutrition and a doctorate in Cereal Chemistry and Technology.

Kantha is a senior lecturer at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA), a visiting professor at MCI Management Center (Innsbruck, Austria), and a member of the faculty advisory board at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Tempe, AZ, and McGill University, Montreal. She is a contributing editor at Prepared Foods, and PLMA Live! video magazine and is a food science communicator at IFT.

Kantha practices, writes, and teaches food science, nutrition, food law, and food safety from end-to-end in global food/supplement supply chains. In her spare time, Kantha works with various organizations on five continents to help advance the understanding of food and nutrition, food safety, and regulation.

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2019 Expo Photos & Exhibitor Guide

View 2019 Gallery

View the 2019 Exhibitor Guide

Terms & Conditions

Click here to view the Terms & Conditions that are required to be accepted before registering a booth.

Refund Policy

There are no refunds for this event.
To view the Suppliers' Expo Floorplan. > click here