February 4 - 6 2019  ·  Sheraton Tampa East Hotel - Tampa, FL
2019 NICA Business Expo and Fare Foods Food Show
A unique opportunity to network with your peers, expand your knowledge and improve your bottom line.
February 4 - 6 2019  ·  Sheraton Tampa East Hotel - Tampa, FL

NICA and Fare Foods are proud to bring you one of the best Business Expos and Food Shows in our industry!

The NICA Business Expo provides Workshops and Discussion Groups which cover the issues and daily challenges our industry is faced with today, facilitated by experts in their fields.

The Fare Foods 2019 Food Show will feature exhibitors showcasing the latest food trends and technology that will define the 2019 Fair Season.



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*There are a limited number of rooms available, so reserve yours today! If you have questions, please call Audrey Poole at (618) 841-3466 or email apoole@farefoods.com for assistance.



Agenda
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Presented by Mike Curci
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Presented by Phil Teague
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented by Ferrero
Presented by Phil Teague, Steck Johnson and Steve Delvecchio
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Presented by Tina Hollis
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Presented by Fare Foods
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Presented by Kathy Ross
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Featuring Tom Hodson, CCE, Jessica Underberg and Kathy Kramer
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Featuring Russ Harrison, CCE, Greg Chiecko and James Roamer
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Featuring Vicki Chouri, Kevin McGrath, II and Jacqueline Cammarano
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presented by Derek Tipsword
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presented by Michael Wood
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Presented by NICA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hosted by NICA
11:00 PM
11:00 PM
LOCATION
Sheraton Tampa East Hotel - Tampa, FL, 10221 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610
Location: Sheraton Tampa East Hotel - Tampa, FL, 10221 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33610

General Information


Registration: The registration booth is located at the entrance to the Business Expo & Food Show. If you have preregistered, please stop by to pick up your badges. If you have not pre-registered, you can do so at the show. The registration booth is open Monday from 10 AM - 8:00 PM & Tuesday from 8 AM - 8 PM.

Information Booth: A NICA/Fare Foods information booth will be located inside the Showroom. NICA and Fare Foods representatives will be available to members and guests with questions about NICA, its programs and benefits. NICA staff and Board of Directors as well as Fare Foods staff will be present throughout the show.

Hospitality Suite: Fare Foods would like to invite all exhibitors, members and guests to the Fare Foods Hospitality Suite from 9 - 11 PM on Monday & Tuesday in the Palm Room.

Restaurants: The Sheraton Tampa East Hotel offers a unique taste of Tampa in Panfilo’s Grill, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a casual atmosphere or relax at Panfilo’s Bar, featuring happy hour from 4 - 7 PM daily. Additionally, room service is available from 6 AM - 11 PM.

Recreation, Guest & Business Services: The Sheraton Tampa East Hotel features an outdoor heated pool and a 24-hour fitness facility for recreation purposes. Other guest services include 24-hour concierge service, 100% non-smoking rooms and facilities, bellmen and porters, luggage storage, dry cleaning and laundry, and copy/fax/print services. For more information on the services provided at the Sheraton Tampa East, please visit their Website.