SNX April 14-16, 2024, Dallas, TX, Hyatt Regency Dallas

SNX Program Schedule

Sunday, April 14, 2024
8:30-9:30am
SNAC Executive Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
Pryor Crockett
10:00am-12:00pm
SNAC Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)
Bryan Beeman B
12:00-5:00pm
Experience Zone: Supplier Setup
Marsalis Hall
12:00-8:00pm
Registration Open
Marsalis Hall
1:00-4:00pm

TopGolf Networking Event sponsored by Blueprint Automation  (optional - separate purchase required, $230/person)

Bus Pickup Trinity Crossing, 12:30pm
5:00-6:00pm
Welcome Reception sponsored by tna solutions
Reunion Ballroom Foyer
6:00-7:00pm

Opening Keynote Session presented by Martin Otto, Board Member and Former COO, H-E-B

Sponsored by Bryce Corporation and Rudolph Foods

Reunion Ballroom EFGH
7:00-10:00pm
Opening Party Reception and Dinner sponsored by Heat and Control / Ishida and Rudolph Foods
Gilley's
Monday, April 15, 2024
7:30-8:15am
Business Member Meeting and Breakfast (by invitation only)
Pegasus Ballroom
7:30-8:30am
Experience Zone: Breakfast Buffet sponsored by Shearer's
Marsalis Hall
8:00am-6:00pm
Registration Open
Marsalis Hall
8:30-9:15am

Education Session: Brand Level View of the Marketplace sponsored by tna solutions

Moderator Sally Lyons Wyatt, Circana

Panelists:

  • Erik Sword, Brand Director of Salty Snacks, Conagra Brands
  • Megan Reamer, Co-Founder, Jackson’s Food Company
  • Justin French, Senior Director of R&D North America, PepsiCo Foods
  • Dina Reagan, Associate VP, Snacks R&D, Campbell Snack
Reunion Ballroom EFGH
8:30-9:15am
Education Session: Surveying the Regulatory Landscape with Martin Hahn, Hogan Lovells LLP
Pegasus Ballroom
9:15-9:30am
Break
9:30-10:15am

Education Session: What's New with the American Consumer? with Darren Seifer and Sally Lyons Wyatt, Circana

Sponsored by Potatoes USA and C1S Group

Reunion Ballroom EFGH
9:30-10:15am

Education Session: AI 2030: The Future of Manufacturing with Professor Tom Kurfess, Georgia Tech

Sponsored by Carolina Ingredients

Pegasus Ballroom
10:45am-2:45pm
Experience Zone Open
Marsalis Hall
11:15am-1:15pm
Experience Zone: Lunch Buffet sponsored by Michigan Potato Industry Commission
Marsalis Hall
11:15-11:45am
SNAC Bite: Lights Out Mixing: How and Why You Should Implement a Fully Automated Mixing System presented by Reading Bakery Systems
Experience Zone SNAC Bites Stage, Marsalis Hall
12:45-1:15pm
SNAC Bite: Driving Sustainable Snacking Solutions from the Roots of our Supply Chain presented by U.S. Soy
Experience Zone SNAC Bites Stage, Marsalis Hall
1:45-2:45pm
Packaging Power Hour
Experience Zone SNAC Bites Stage, Marsalis Hall
3:00-6:00pm
Scheduled Supplier Suite Meetings
3:00-6:00pm
SNAC Café Open
Bogel's Billiard's
5:00-6:00pm
SNAC Café Happy Hour
SNAC Cafe, Bogel's Billiard's
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
7:15-7:45am
Associate Member Meeting (by invitation only)
SNAC Bites Stage in Experience Zone,
Marsalis Hall
7:30-8:30am
Experience Zone: Breakfast Buffet sponsored by Herr Foods
Marsalis Hall
8:00am-4:00pm
Registration Open
Marsalis Hall
8:00-11:00am
Scheduled Supplier Suite Meetings
8:00-11:00am
SNAC Café Open
Bogel's Billiards
11:00am-1:00pm

Experience Zone Open

Marsalis Hall
11:00am-1:00pm

SNAC Tank Product Showcase sponsored by Printpack

Experience Zone - Marsalis Hall
11:00am-1:00pm
Experience Zone: Lunch Buffet sponsored by FOCKE & CO
Marsalis Hall
11:30am-12:15pm

Building Markets for Packaging Sustainability

Moderator: Dani Diehlmann, Vice President, Communications, Flexible Packaging Association

Panelists:

  • Patrick Clark, VP Research and Development, Bryce Corporation
  • Rob Cotton, R&D Director, Packaging Sustainable Materials, PepsiCo
  • Tom Seidel, Director, Sustainability and Market Development, Printpack
  • Joe Buxie, Purchasing Manager, Wise Foods
Experience Zone SNAC Bites Stage, Marsalis Hall
1:00-3:00pm
Scheduled Supplier Suite Meetings
1:00-3:00pm
SNAC Café Open
Bogel's Billiards
3:30-5:30pm

SNAC Tank Pitch Competition with Keynote Speaker Daymond John, Founder of FUBU and Star of “Shark Tank”

Sponsored by Printpack

Reunion Ballroom EFGH

6:30-8:30pm

Closing Party

Sponsored by Better Made Snack Foods, CP Flexible Packaging, Old Dutch Foods, Utz Brands

Reunion Ballroom ABCD
Secure Your Supplier Suite

Choose from a variety of options to have a dedicated, private space to do business at SNX. 

Experience Zone

Five experience zones (Ingredients, Processing, Flavor, Packaging and Market) walk you through  the entire snack production process, from raw materials to finished product. 

Education Arena

Engage with industry thought leaders addressing the hottest topics in snacks and emerging industry trends vital to your success. 

SNAC Tank 2024 Pitch Competition

Start-up brands will compete to win a $10,000 prize.

The earlier you REGISTER, the more you SAVE

Early Bird Registration Deadline: January 17 

Advanced Registration Deadline: March 1