TRADE SHOW PLANNER 2006

JANUARY8-12 The Convenience/Front End/CheckStand Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Hyatt Regency Houston, Houston.15-18 Dairy Forum, International Dairy Foods Association, La Quinta Resort, La Quinta, Calif.15-18 NRF 95th Annual Convention and Expo, National Retail Federation, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.16-20 NCA/ECRM -- EPPS Candy Marketplace

JANUARY

8-12 The Convenience/Front End/CheckStand Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Hyatt Regency Houston, Houston.

15-18 Dairy Forum, International Dairy Foods Association, La Quinta Resort, La Quinta, Calif.

15-18 NRF 95th Annual Convention and Expo, National Retail Federation, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.

16-20 NCA/ECRM -- EPPS Candy Marketplace -- Halloween and Christmas Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing and the National Confectioners Association, Westin Los Angeles, Los Angeles.

19-21 Produce Marketing Association's Leadership Symposium, DFW Lakes Hilton, Dallas.

20-21 Super Retailer Summit II, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & The Arts, Napa, Calif.

22-24 FMI's Midwinter Executive Conference, Food Marketing Institute, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

22-24 31st Winter Fancy Food Show, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

22-26 The Pharmacy Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Hyatt Regency Houston, Houston.

23-24 International Poultry Scientific Forum, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.

25-27 International Poultry Expo, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.

26-29 25th Annual Guelph Organic Conference Program/Organic Expo Canada & Sampling Fair, Guelph University Centre, Ontario.

29-2/1 Loss Prevention, Food Marketing Institute, Doubletree Hotel San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego.

30-31 4th Annual Global RFID ROI Summit, Radio Frequency Identification Journal, ExCel, London.

30-2/1 Marketechnics, Food Marketing Institute, Convention Center, San Diego.

31-2/2 2006 Retail Electronic Payment Systems Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Omni San Diego Hotel, San Diego.

FEBRUARY

1-3 Food Safety Programme, 5th Annual Food Safety Conference, Enhancing Transparency from Farm to Fork, CIES: The Food Business Forum, Sofitel Rive Gauche Forum Hotel, Paris.

1-3 RFID Journal LIVE! 2006, Radio Frequency Identification Journal, MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

1-4 Cattle Industry Annual Convention and NCBA Trade Show, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Colorado Convention Center, Denver.

5-8 International Sweetener Colloquium, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa, Hollywood, Fla.

5-8 Regional Chain Conference, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla.

5-9 The Cosmetics, Fragrance & Bath Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Tower, Boston.

7-10 NGA's Annual Convention and Supermarket Synergy Showcase, National Grocers Association, Paris Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas.

8-10 NRF Retail Advertising Conference, Retail Advertising and Marketing Association and the National Retail Federation, Hilton Chicago, Chicago. 8-12 2006 Multiple Locations Pharmacy Conference, National Community Pharmacists Association, Westin Rio Mar Beach Resort, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

9-10 CRMretail: Customer Relationship Management Conference 2006, National Retail Federation, Chicago Hilton, Chicago.

12-15 American International Toy Fair 2006, Toy Industry Association, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.

13-14 Global Retail Technology Forum, Retail Systems Alert Group, Hotel Intercontinental, Dusseldorf, Germany.

19-22 Logistics 2006, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

21-23 Global Supply Chain and Logistics Conference Dubai 2006, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (formerly Council of Logistics Management), Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

22 International Meat Animal Welfare Research Conference, American Meat Institute, Sheraton Overland Park, Overland Park, Kan.

23-24 2006 Animal Care & Handling Conference, American Meat Institute, Sheraton Overland Park, Overland Park, Kan.

25-3/1 AFFI Western Frozen Food Convention, American Frozen Food Institute, Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, San Diego.

26-3/1 PMA 2006, Photo Marketing Association International, Orange County Convention Center-West Building, Orlando, Fla.

27-30 NA 2006: Material Handling & Logistics Show and Conference, Material Handling Industry of America, International Exposition Center, Cleveland.

27-3/1 Reinventing CPG & Retail Summit 2006, Information Resources Inc., San Francisco Marriott, San Francisco.

MARCH

1-3 Ice Cream Technology Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Renaissance Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz.

1-4 26th Annual RFA Conference and Tabletop Display, Refrigerated Foods Association, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel, Orlando, Fla.

1-4 NMA's 60th Annual Convention, National Meat Association, Palace Hotel, San Francisco.

1-4 Chip Seminar, Snack Food Association, Crown Plaza Hotel, San Antonio.

3-5 Complementary & Alternative Healthcare Expo, Diversified Business Communications, Marriot Marquis, New York.

3-7 FMI Annual Business Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Gaylord Opryland Business and Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn.

5-7 International Restaurant and Food Service Show of New York, New York State Restaurant Association, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.

5-7 MPA Retail Conference 2006, Magazine Publishers of America, Omni Orlando Resort, ChampionsGate, Fla.

5-9 The Cough & Cold, Analgesics Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Tower, Boston.

9-11 PMA Retail Produce Solutions Conference, Produce Marketing Association, Hyatt Regency, Houston.

12-14 International Home & Housewares Show, International Housewares Association, McCormick Place, Chicago.

12-14 2006 Annual Meat Conference, Food Marketing Institute and American Meat Institute, Gaylord Texan Hotel and Convention Center, Dallas.

12-14 Seafood Processing America, Diversified Business Communications, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston.

12-14 The International Boston Seafood Show, Diversified Business Communications, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston.

12-15 The Contract Manufacturing/Packaging-Beauty & Personal Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo.

15-16 SmartMarketing 2006, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin Casuarina Hotel and Spa, Las Vegas.

15-17 The Real Deal Expo, American Wholesale Marketers Association, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas.

17-21 APhA 2006 Annual Meeting, American Pharmaceutical Association, Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco.

19-21 NACDS Distribution and Logistics Conference, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego.

19-22 Snaxpo 2006, Snack Food Association, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas.

21-24 RILA Loss Prevention, Auditing and Safety Conference, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

22-25 2006 Annual Convention, American Bakers Association, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

23-24 Kosher World Conference and Expo 2006, Kosher World, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.

23-25 Global Pet Expo, American Pet Products Manufacturers Association and the Pet Industry Distributors Association, San Diego Convention Center.

23-26 Natural Products Expo West, New Hope Natural Media, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.

23-26 PLMA's 26th Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference, Private Label Manufacturers Association, Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Ariz.

26-30 Conference of Environmental Engineering in the Food Processing Industry, American Frozen Food Association, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, Nev.

27-29 2006 ACP Annual Conference, Association of Coupon Professionals, Four Points by Sheraton, Washington, D.C.

28-29 Dairy 101:IDFA's Milk Procurement Workshop, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, Ill.

28-31 NCBA Spring Conference, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Holiday Inn DC on the Hill, Washington D.C.

APRIL

1-4 2006 NARMS Conference, National Association for Retail Marketing Services, Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Fla.

1-5 Western Association of Food Chains 85th Annual Convention, Marriott Desert Springs Hotel, Palm Desert, Calif.

2-5 FMI Distribution Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Ariz.

2-5 The Dollar Stores/Value HBC & GM Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland.

2-5 The Store Brand Foods Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, Ariz.

3-5 FMI Supermarket Pharmacy Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Intercontinental Hotel, Miami.

3-5 Information Systems and Logistics/Distribution Conference, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Lowes Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Ariz.

5-6 Fish Expo WorkBoat Atlantic, Diversified Business Communications, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, R.I.

7-9 H.H. Backer Spring Show, American Pet Products Manufacturer's Association, The New Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, N.J.

9-11 IDFA's Spring Board Meetings, International Dairy Foods Association, Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, Phoenix.

9-11 Worker Safety, Health & Human Resources, American Meat Institute, Hyatt Regency, Denver.

25-26 Plant Operations Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel and Suites, St. Louis.

26-29 Fresh-Cut Expo 2006, International Fresh-Cut Produce Association, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Md.

29-5/3 NACDS Annual Meeting, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla.

MAY

5-6 Daymon Worldwide Forum: Partnering in a Smaller World, Daymon Worldwide, McCormick Place, Chicago.

6-9 All Things Organic: OTA's Conference and Trade Show, Organic Trade Association, McCormick Place, Chicago.

6-9 2006 Produce Expo and Convention, United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association, McCormick Place, Chicago.

7-9 8th Spring Fancy Food Show, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, McCormick Place, Chicago.

7-9 FMI Show, Food Marketing Institute, McCormick Place, Chicago.

10-12 E3Expo, Electronic Entertainment Association, Las Angeles Convention Center.

11-14 Interzoo 2006, American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, Exhibition Centre Nurnberg, Nurnberg, Germany.

16-17 Dairy Cost Accounting Workshop, International Dairy Foods Association, Westin O'Hare, Rosemont, Ill.

17-19 CSCMP 2006 European Conference, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Brussels Marriott Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.

20-23 2006 Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show, National Restaurant Association, McCormick Place, Chicago.

21-23 FMI Legal Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, Calif.

21-24 Retail Systems 2006 and Value Chain Vision, Retail Systems, McCormick Place, Chicago.

22-24 NACStech 2006, National Association of Convenience Stores, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn.

23-24 Cultured Dairy Products Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis.

JUNE

2-6 GM Marketing Conference, GMDC, Marriott's Orlando World Center, Orlando, Fla.

5-7 Loss Prevention Conference & Exhibition, National Retail Federation, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis.

5-8 Logicon 2006, Worldwide Business Research, Hyatt Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Ariz.

6-8 2006 All Candy Expo, National Confectioners Association, McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago.

6-8 UConnect Conference 2006, GS1 US, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn.

7-10 The Super Floral Show, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City.

9-12 GMA Executive Conference, Grocery Manufacturers Association, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

11-13 Dairy-Deli-Bake 2006, International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association, Orange County Convention Center, North Hall, Orlando, Fla.

14-15 Washington Conference, International Dairy Foods Association, Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.

21-23 Strategic Management Programme, The World Food Business Summit 2006, CIES: The Food Business Forum, The Louvre, Paris.

24-27 NACDS 2006 Marketplace Conference, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego.

25-27 AFFI Distribution and Logistics Conference, American Frozen Foods Institute, Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas, Las Vegas. JULY

9-11 52nd Summer Fancy Food, National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Jacob K. Javits Center, New York.

10-12 NTF Leadership Conference, National Turkey Federation, L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C.

11-13 VSDA Home Entertainment 2006, Video Software Dealers Association, Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas.

12-14 Unsaleables Conference, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Charleston Place, Charleston, S.C.

14-16 NNFA Annual Trade Show and Convention, National Nutritional Foods Association, Sands Expo Convention Center, Las Vegas.

16-19 The Sun Care Efficient Program Planning Session, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

18-21 The Cosmetics & Fragrance Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

23-26 The Household/Pet Products Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

24-27 The Housewares/Gift/Auto/Hardware Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

30-8/2 The Contract Manufacturing/Packaging-Pharmaceuticals Efficient Program Planning Sessions, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

AUGUST

46-8 NRFtech IT Leadership Summit, National Retail Federation, La Costa Spa & Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.

26-30 NACDS Pharmacy Technology Conference, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego.

27-31 The Vitamin, Diet & Nutrition Efficient Program Planning Session, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Tower, Boston.

SEPTEMBER

8-11 HBC Marketing Conference, GMDC, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Dallas-Fort Worth.

17-21 The School & Office Supplies Efficient Program Planning Session, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Tower, Boston.

25-28 AFFI Government Action Summit/Frozen Food Filibuster/Annual Board of Directors Meeting, American Frozen Foods Institute, Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.

25-28 GMA MSM Conference, Grocery Manufacturers Association, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla.

OCTOBER

4-6 Annual Convention and Innovation Showcase, American Meat Institute, Westin Diplomat Resort, Hollywood, Fla.

4-7 Natural Products Expo East, New Hope Natural Media, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Md.

6-8 H.H. Backer Christmas Show, American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, Donald E. Stephens Center, Rosemont, Ill.

7-11 NCPA's Annual Convention and Trade Exposition, National Community Pharmacists Association, Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, Las Vegas.

8-10 Productivity Plus, Logistics Solutions Conference, Food Marketing Institute, Westin Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C.

8-11 NACS Show, National Association of Convenience Stores, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas.

9-11 GEMCON, the Global Electronic Marketing Conference, Ogden Associates, Chicago

15-16 International West Coast Seafood Show, Diversified Business Communications, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles.

20-24 Fresh Summit, Produce Marketing Association, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego.

21-23 RBA Marketplace 2006, Retailer's Bakery Association, Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, N.J.

22-24 2006 Western Food Industry Exposition, California Grocers Association, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.

NOVEMBER

12-14 Private Label Trade Show, Private Label Manufacturers Association, Rosemont Convention Center, Chicago.

12-15 The Halloween Christmas Arts & Crafts, Party & Toys Efficient Program Planning Session, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Tower, Boston.

12-15 The Pharmacy Services, Technology, & Automation Efficient Program Planning Session, Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Tower, Boston.

14-15 All Asia Food Expo/Expo Comida Latina/Kosherfest, Diversified Business Communications, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.