FMI to host next One Big Event 2014 in Chicago


DALLAS — The Food Marketing Institute's One Big Event, a trade conference the association hosts every other year, will be held in Chicago from June 10 to 13 in 2014, FMI announced Monday.

“Chicago already supports an inherent food culture and it’s home to 19 of our FMI retailers, such as Central Grocers, Potash Markets and even Walgreens," FMI president and CEO Leslie Sarasin said.

This year at the One Big Event, more than 14,000 individuals registered, which included more than 2,800 exhibitors and 90 participating countries, FMI asid.

More information on the 2014 convention will be available this summer, the association added.

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