Sustainable Business Network of MA's Boston Local Food Events

The Sustainable Business Network of MA holds several annual events showcasing local food and beverage such as

  • The Boston Local Food Festival
  • Local Food Trade Show
  • Hyper Local Craft Brew Festival
  • Local Craft Spirits Festival

And more!


Natural Products Expo East 

Natural Products Expo East is produced by New Hope Network. It is an excellent event to share both your newest products as well as to connect with customers and like-minded companies on mission-based programs.  Each fall, brands showcase new products at Expo East that will end up on store shelves heading into the new year.


Natural Products Expo West

Natural Products Expo West is also produced by New Hope Network. It is the world's largest natural, organic and healthy products event. In 2018, it experienced a record-setting year hosting more than 85,000 attendees including industry pioneers and a new generation of innovators shaping the future of healthy products.


The Fancy Food Show (Summer + Winter)

The Summer and Winter Fancy Food Shows are the largest specialty food industry events in North America, and the premier showcases for industry innovation. You can expect more new and exciting events, programs, and exhibitors than ever before. This is the place to see and taste the future of food!



Food Edge

Disruption in the food business is the new normal. Find your edge. Brands that want to be leaders in the industries of the future must find their innovative edge today. Food Edge is a first-of-its-kind summit that brings together the food industry’s largest brands, alongside dynamic startups and disruptive leaders, to help you find your brand’s edge. Packed with two days of inspiring speakers, innovation workshops, and fireside chats, Food Edge will explore the trends, strategies, and capabilities that can become your edge in the marketplace  — everything from sustainable sourcing and recipe innovation to product design, customer experience, and social media. 

Future Food-Tech

The Future Food-Tech Summit focuses on the technology, innovation and investment that is transforming the dynamics of the food sector. A leading international networking and business focused event, it brings together active investors, entrepreneurs and major food brands to showcase solutions, share ideas and create new alliances. Hosted in New York, San Francisco and London, the summit highlights the most urgent opportunities for innovation in the downstream food industry.



Hartman A.C.T. Series

The Hartman Group's series of A.C.T. Evolving Culture of Food & Beverage summits are engaging experiences providing insightful content and promoting thoughtful conversation that explores the depth of culture, lifestyle, behavior and trends in pursuit of emerging possibilities.

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Project NOSH Events

Project NOSH hosts conferences to help develop and fuel the growth of the community of entrepreneurial packaged food companies and services that are Natural, Organic, Sustainable and Healthy (NOSH). Project NOSH events are full-day, cutting-edge industry conferences that allow comparison of strategies and ideas, case studies of business challenges, and lessons and examples of best practices and pitfalls that are facing growing CPG food companies.