Market Promotion / Exhibitor Opportunities

The Agricultural Resources Development Division offers programs for market promotion and special events.

Natural & Organic Products Europe London

Natural & Organic Products Europe is Europe’s biggest trade show for natural & organic products making it a ‘must attend’ event for buyers of natural health and living products, natural and organic food & drink as well as natural beauty & personal care products. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry is excited for the opportunity to showcase Maine's finest producers of natural and organic food products with two booth spaces available in the get real. get Maine! pavilion at this show.

Why exhibit at the Natural & Organic Products Europe Show?

For companies looking to maximize growth or establish themselves in both the UK and throughout Europe, Natural & Organic Products Europe provides one of the most effective routes into the market. For over 20 years the show has helped 1000’s of companies from around the world set up distribution networks and retail deals in the UK, Europe and even further afield.

The dates for the 2019 Natural & Organic Products Show are April 7 & 8 in London. Two spaces available.

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For more information and application questions contact: Melissa Jordan at melissa.a.jordan@maine.gov or 207-592-2126


National Restaurant Association Trades Show

The National Restaurant Association Show is a can't-miss opportunity to discover the latest innovations in food and beverage and network with professionals from around the world. The show is open to professionals involved in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry is looking forward to its continued support of Maine products at this annual event and has opportunities for four producers who have offerings for the foodservice and restaurant industry.

The dates for the 2019 National Restaurant Association Show are May 18-21 in Chicago, Illinois. Four spaces available.

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For more information and application questions contact: Melissa Jordan at melissa.a.jordan@maine.gov or 207-592-2126


Specialty Food Association - Summer Fancy

Exhibiting at a Fancy Food Show is the most convenient and cost-effective way to connect with buyers from every major food/beverage buying channel in the U.S. and abroad. To exhibit at a Specialty Food Association Fancy Food Show, you must be an Association Member.

The dates for the 2019 Specialty Food Association - Summer Fancy are June 23-25, 2019 in New York, New York. Four spaces available.

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If you are interested or have any questions contact Melissa Jordan at melissa.a.jordan@maine.gov or 207-592-2126.


Eastern States Exposition

The "Big E" is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the seventh-largest fair in the country. Tens of thousands of people attend each day of this annual event. One popular feature of the fair is the Avenue of the States, where each New England state has a replica 18th century state house. Maine's building is prominently located, and houses 17 vendors inside and 3 vendors outdoors for the nearly 3 week fair.

The dates for the 2019 "Big E" dates are September 13-19, 2019 in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Get more information about becoming an exhibitor at "The Big E."


America’s Food & Beverage Show

The America's Food and Beverage Show event is the largest Americas focused food and beverage trade show in the Western Hemisphere. The show's goal is to assist companies in growing their market share and increasing two-way trade within the US and throughout the Americas. It provides exhibiting companies and visitors unparalleled opportunities to discover new markets, creative new products, ideas and innovations. After increased interest in the 2018 show, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is excited to offer an opportunity to eight exhibitors in 2019! If you are interested in showcasing your Maine produced food or beverage product we look forward to hosting you in the get real. get Maine! pavilion.

We encourage all types of Maine food, beverage and value added producers to apply for one of four booth spaces at the America's Food and Beverage Show.

Why should you exhibit at America's Food and Beverage Show?

  • 10x10 booth space and booth services provided by department to 1st time exhibitors – $4,500 value.
  • 11,500 buyers from around the world attend.
  • Offering 1st time exhibitors $1,000 reimbursement towards travel expenses.
  • Open to all types of Maine value added Maine food & beverage products.

The dates for the 2019 America’s Food & Beverage Show are September 23-24, 2019, in Miami, Florida. Eight spaces available.

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If you are interested or have any questions contact Melissa Jordan at melissa.a.jordan@maine.gov.