Fine Chocolate Industry Association 

FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Winter 2017

  • 01/21/2017
  • 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Registration

  • Online registration is open. Check-in opens at 8:30 AM. Includes all day activities including new networking opportunities, Table Talks, educational programs, Gallery Showcase with appetizer buffet and new after-party.

    Online registration ends 1/20/17; registration at the door will incur a $25 late charge.

    For assistance, please contact Jennifer Wicks, FCIA Member Services Manager: 406.370.8606 or j.wicks@finechocolateindustry.org.
  • Gallery Showcase Exhibitors, media sponsors and event sponsors receive comp registration. Please contact Jennifer Wicks, FCIA Member Services Manager, to complete your registration: 406.370.8606 or j.wicks@finechocolateindustry.org.
  • FCIA is pleased to offer up to 30 culinary students from partnering schools a deeply discounted registration. Please register online using the code provided to you by your school. Registration covers the entire event from 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM. Questions? Contact Please contact Jennifer Wicks, FCIA Member Services Manager, 406.370.8606 or j.wicks@finechocolateindustry.org.

    Online registration ends 1/20/17; registration at the door will incur a $25 late charge.
  • Contact Karen Bryant, FCIA Executive Director, at 206.577.9983 or k.bryant@finechocolateindustry.org.
  • Online registration is open. Check-in opens at 8:30 AM. Includes all day activities including new networking opportunities, Table Talks, educational programs, Gallery Showcase with appetizer buffet and new after-party.

    Online registration ends 1/20/17; registration at the door will incur a $25 late charge.

    For assistance, please contact Jennifer Wicks, FCIA Member Services Manager: 406.370.8606 or j.wicks@finechocolateindustry.org.

Registration is closed

Join us - Saturday, January 21, 2017
InterContinental San Francisco Hotel 
888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

 

Kicking-Off FCIA's 10-Year Anniversary!


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Tasting the Future of Fine Chocolate: Innovations in Process, Flavor, Business and Marketing

New All Day Format!  Check out this event flyer.

PROGRAM AGENDA

8:30 AM     Registration Opens

9:00 - 10:00 AM:  Networking Huddles   New!
  • Chocolate Maker Huddle
  • Chocolatier Huddle
  • Industry Supplier Huddle
  • New Member Huddle
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Table Talks    Extended & Expanded!
  • Session #1:  10:00 – 10:50   
  • Session #2:  11:00 – 11:50   
  • Session #3:  12:00 – 12:50   
     (check out Table Talks topics, presenters & schedule)

12:50 - 2:00 PM:  Lunch break

1:00 - 2:00 PM:  FCIA In Your Corner   New!
  • Founders Corner
  • Members Corner
                  Check it out
2:00 - 3:30 PM: FDA's 2016 Food Safety Modernization Act    
                           (FSMA)  - What the Fine Chocolate
                           Community Needs to Know
                           Laura Shumow, National Confectioners Association 

3:30 - 5:00 PM:  Formal Program

5:00 – 7:00 PM:  Gallery Showcase & Networking
                                   Cocktail Reception  

  • Exhibitors
  • Networking
  • Appetizer bar
  • No-host cash bar
  • Raffle winners announced
7:15 - 9:00 PM:  FCIA After-Party  New!
       Live music by La Gente

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  • Light lunch served at 1:00 PM
  • A  no-host bar will be open from 5:00 - 9:00 PM
  • An appetizer buffet will be offered during the Gallery Showcase

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FCIA Event Sponsors

We are extremely grateful for the generous support from our event sponsor:

                

                                                                   

         

 

 
------FCIA Gallery Showcase Vendors ----- 

Our (vendor) Gallery Showcase is a great way to check out new products and get advice relevant to you business. Visit companies like:

ASpecialtyBox.com - Event Sponsor
Casa Luker - Event Sponsor
Chef Rubber - Event Sponsor
ChocoTransferSheets - Event Sponsor
Guittard Chocolate Company - Event Sponsor


Cocoatown
Diamond Custom Machines
ECOM Cocoa
ifiGourmet
Koco, Inc.
Micelli Mold
Mesocacao
NW Chocolate Festival
Oro Maya Chocolate
Savage Bros
TCF Sales
Tomric Systems

Each offers a wide variety of chocolate/ingredients, tools/equipment, and deep knowledge.


FCIA Refund Policy

All cancellation requests must be received at least 1 week before the event date, sent via e-mail to: info@finechocolateindustry.org. Unfortunately, no refunds will be made for requests received after that time.

Refunds are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. Refunds will be issued in the same form payment was made. Please allow two weeks for processing.

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For membership inquiries: Jennifer Wicks / 1.406.370.8606 / Email Jennifer
For New York Event inquiries: Dan Kaplan / 1.603.491.5716 / Email Dan
Executive Director: Karen Bryant / 1.206.577.9983 / Email Karen

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