The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) is hosting an in-person event in January 2022 for experienced and export-ready food and beverage manufacturers who have an interest in starting or growing their private label products export to the US.
PLMA is a worldwide organization of more than 3,200 manufacturers and marketers of private label products, which includes food and non-food products. The annual PLMA trade show in Chicago is the cornerstone private label show in North America, and historically, more than 1,500 companies from 40 companies exhibit their products, including 25 international pavilions. With 80% of Ontario’s agri-food exports going to the United States in 2020, the US is the largest and most important export market for Ontario.
For the sixth year, OMAFRA is hosting an Ontario Pavilion for up to 20 Ontario food and beverage manufacturers. The pavilion will promote Ontario’s exhibitors on the show floor and facilitate B2B trade and investment-focused meetings before and during the show.
Benefits of exhibiting with the Ontario Pavilion include:
- Turn-key booth (hard walls, countertop, carpet, lighting)
- 2021-22 Membership to PLMA
- Excellent visibility on the show floor
- Complimentary exhibitor badges
- Promotion of exhibiting companies in advance of and during the show in an Ontario show guide for buyers which includes company information, contact and booth location at the show
- Face-to-face time with key US retailers
Ontario is home to over 4,400 food and beverage producers with hundreds exporting over $15.6 billion in agri-food products to consumers globally. Its world class agri-food manufacturing sector is well known for its supply chain, proximity and infrastructure to deliver to international markets, high food safety standards, private label expertise, and health and wellness product innovation.
Register for the Ontario pavilion at the Ontario Pavilion PLMA event website.