Fine Chocolate Industry Association 

EVENTS


Open for Registration!



Saturday, January 20, 2018
Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel

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Thank you, Event Sponsors
             
 

Upcoming events

    • 01/20/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
    • InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Register

    Join us - Saturday, January 20, 2018
    InterContinental San Francisco Hotel 
    888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

    Limited number of special rate rooms ($293) are available. Deadline is December 21st.
    Link to register for room included in confirmation email you'll receive upon registering for event.)

     

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    Fine Chocolate: A Global Industry in a Time of Change

    All Day Format!  

    PROGRAM AGENDA  (in development; will be announced soon)

    8:30 AM     Registration Opens

    9:00 - 10:00 AM:  Networking Huddles   
    • Chocolate Maker Huddle
    • Chocolatier Huddle
    • New Member Huddle

    9:30 - 6:30 PM:  Not So Silent Auction

    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Breakout Sessions   Extended & Expanded!
    • Session #1:  10:00 – 10:50   
    • Session #2:  11:00 – 11:50   
    • Session #3:  12:00 – 12:50 

      (Breakout sessions and presenters to be announced shortly)
    12:50 - 2:00 PM:  Lunch break (additional $30; pay online at time of registration)

    1:00 - 3:15 PM:  Preview - Gallery Showcase

    1:15 - 2:00 PM  Lunch & Learn (select from three presentations while you enjoy lunch)

    2:15 - 3:15 PM: Special Guest Presenter 
    • Alice Medrich, James Beard Award Winner, author, pastry chef and teacher
    3:30 - 5:00 PM:  Formal Program
    • President’s Welcome
    • Heirloom Cacao Preservation (HCP) Update & Tasting
    • Keynote:  Howard-Yana Shapiro, Ph.D., Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars, Inc.,
      Senior Fellow, UC, Davis, Science Advisor, MIT Media Lab

    5:00 – 7:30 PM:  Gallery Showcase & Networking Cocktail Reception  

    • Exhibitors
    • Networking
    • Appetizer bar
    • No-host cash bar
    • Not So Silent Auction winning bids announced
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    • Deli lunch served at 1:00 PM - $30; pay online at registration
    • A  no-host bar will be open from 5:00 - 7:30 PM
    • Appetizers 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
    Chef Rubber - Event Sponsor
    Guittard Chocolate Company - Event Sponsor
    TCF Sales - Event Sponsor

    (many more to be announced shortly)

    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 San Francisco Event inquiries: Brianna Goldberg / 1.818.400.5154 / Email Brianna
Executive Director: Karen Bryant / 1.206.577.9983 / Email Karen

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