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2017 ILLINOIS: January - February 2017
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events

(see also: 2016 - 2012)

 

January 11-12, 2017
Northern Illinois Farm Show
DeKalb, Illinois
With over 5,000 attendees and 200 local and leading exhibitors, the 34th annual IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show is a convenient venue for producers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa to meet with agribusinesses under one roof. The show will feature a multitude of highly informative and strong educational programs developed by the University of Illinois Extension Services located in the main meeting room.  (also: www.farmshows.com  )

January 23-29, 2017 - Geneva Restaurant Week - Geneva, Illinois
Geneva Restaurant Week is pleased to highlight culinary excellence by offering an entire week of delicious discounted dining at some of Geneva’s finest restaurants! No coupon or ticket is necessary. Just mention to the server at one of the participating restaurants that you would like the Restaurant Week offering (see offers on website).  For those that accept reservations, please be sure to call.

February 14, 2017  VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

February 23-25, 2017  IAMP Annual Convention & Trade Show
Champaign, Illinois
The Illinois Association of Meat Processors’ Annual Convention boasts a line up of educational seminars, hands-on processing demonstrations, 60+ booth trade show and social activities. This annual event is usually held in Champaign, Illinois on the 4 weekend of February each year
 

 

2016 ILLINOIS: January - February 2016
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS & LOCAL FOOD EVENTS

these events are waiting for new dates

January 23-24, 2016 - 12th Annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show
Rosemont, Illinois
We are excited you’ve found the Chicago Travel & Adventure Shows – the ONLY travel show in the Chicago area.  It is THE place where travelers congregate annually to dream, plan, and book their next vacations.  You’ll be inspired and get ideas on where to go, what to do and the latest travel information to keep you in the know— along with a bona fide list of reputable companies that have been serving our attendees for years.

January 27-28, 2016  Midwest Ag Expo - Gifford, Illinois
Midwest Equipment Dealers Association

January 29-31, 2016  Ideal Home Show Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
Offering ideas and inspiration from the Chicago areas top home and garden experts.  Nearly 300 exhibitors and 1,000 experts will be on-site to provide professional advice, the latest products and new trends for the home and garden. This comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers for home décor and remodeling ideas will motivate homeowners to start preparing for the spring season.

February 12-14, 2016  Midwestern Herb and Garden Show
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Billed as the largest event of it's type in the area, the Midwestern Herb and Garden Show promises to be spectacular. With vendors from throughout the midwest and nationally known speakers, this event is geared for everyone from the novice to master gardeners.

 

February 13-14, 2016  Galesburg Historical Society Chocolate Festival
Galesburg, Illinois
Annual festival featuring homemade and commercially made chocolate treats. It is an endless buffet of tortes, cakes, pies, cookies, candies, beverages and much more; a chocolate lover's dream come true.

February 25, 2016 - IFMA Fundamentals Seminar - Rosemont, Illinois
IFMA - International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.  The foodservice industry is evolving and our industry can no longer be inwardly focused. The 2016 Foodservice Fundamentals provides a primer on not only the industry, but the consumers and operators that create and drive demand. The program’s new data and fast-paced training will provide attendees increased understanding of the new foodservice landscape to aid in strategy development as well as sales/marketing plans.

February 28-March 1, 2016 - BakingTech 2016 Annual Conference
Chicago, Illinois
BakingTech is the baking industry's leading technology conference and exposition.  ASB's annual conference offers technical solutions, insight and experience. Over 1,300 baking professionals participate in a number of venues where knowledge and information is shared. Attend 30 innovative technical presentations.  Meet with over 200 equipment and ingredient suppliers.  Participate in professional workshops and luncheons.  Attend the Leadership Discussion where you can hear it first from the experts.
 

 

2012 ILLINOIS: January - February 2012
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events

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February 4, 2012  2nd Annual New Zealand Wine Day Virtual Tasting
Chicago, Illinois
In association with Wine Channel TV Complexity is celebrating Waitangi Day (NZ's National holiday) with a virtual wine tasting and cooking demonstration - and you're invited to 'come along'!

February 8 & 15, 2012  Tropical Treat Nights - Chicago, Illinois
Enjoy a tasty treat at the Garfield Park Conservatory, while learning about "sweet plants". Fact and flavor stations will be staffed by educators, featuring chocolate, chicle, vanilla, cinnamon and more.

 

 

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