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Cold Chain Conference

Cold Chain Conference

Monday, June 25, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
South Hall, McCormick Place

The Global Cold Chain Conference is a half day education event that kicks off with the Opening General Session Luncheon. Attendees can immerse themselves in the trends, best practices and inspirations presented by industry thought leaders prior to the trade show opening. Gain insights during keynote presentations from food industry leaders, and breakout sessions tailored to cold storage warehouse general managers, supply chain logistics decision makers at food companies, and engineers from across the cold chain.

Cold Chain Regional Roundtables

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
South Hall, McCormick Place

The Global Cold Chain Conference continues with Regional Roundtables tackling the important issues relevant to your area of the world. Regional meetings will take place for six regions in the United States. For our global attendees, we will have separate Regional Meetings for Latin America and Europe.

Closing General Session

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
8:15 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
South Hall, McCormick Place

The Global Cold Chain Conference concludes with a keynote speaker and light refreshments the last morning of the expo. Join us to celebrate the week, hear from a dynamic food industry speaker from the retail or food processing community, and prepare your list of exhibitors to visit on your final day of the expo.

Cool Topics

Register for the Conference Package to take advantage of all of the educational content offered including sessions about:

  • Blockchain in the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain
  • Becoming a Shipper of Choice
  • The Future of Forklifts: Automated Guided Vehicles
  • Labor and Talent Management
  • Reducing Water Use in Food Processing and Storage Facilities
  • E-Commerce and E-Fulfillment
  • KPIs for the Cold Chain
  • Cold Chain Logistics Trends Around the Globe
  • Construction and Food Facility Design
  • Retail Perspective on the Cold Chain
  • Food Processor Perspective on the Cold Chain


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If your business is in any way related to the perishables industry, the Global Cold Chain Expo is a can’t-miss event.

Angelo Antoci
President, U.S. Growers Cold Storage, Inc. 

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