Expo Date: April 15, 2024

We are looking forward to seeing you all in Omaha on April 15, 2024 at our annual Expo.

Spend your day with food industry professionals from the Nebraska region at this exceptional food industry expo! Stick around to network with industry friends and associates at the reception.

If you have any questions about the expo or registration process feel free to call us at 630-268-0656 or email us at businessoffice@iami411.org.

Join our FIRST Panel Discussion!
Food & Beverage Start-Ups – Challenges & Opportunities


Tony Horner

Founder: Fermented Felon

  • Founder of Fermented Felon – a kombucha beverage that fuels a positive ecosystem for formerly incarcerated individuals.
  • Over 20 years of experience within the food, beverage and hospitality industries.

Jennifer Mancuso

Co-founder & Chief R&D Officer: The Humble Seed

  • 25+ years experience in Food and Beverage R&D
  • Product Developer roles at Nestle, General Mills and Kellogg’s
  • R&D Manager for ConAgra Foods
  • Food Scientist Consultant >10 years for small, medium and large CPG companies
  • M.S. and Ph.D. in Food Science

Rick Williams

Operations & Supply Chain: JPG Resources

  • JPG Resources Business Partner
  • Advises clients and executes strategies for Ops and Supply Chain
  • Establishes and manages client relationships with manufacturing partners
  • 30+ years of experience in food business including
  • Led Health Warrior operations as part of leadership team through acquisition by PepsiCo
  • Founded and grew co-manufacturing business of CPG food products
  • Founded and grew food ingredient manufacturing businesses
  • Degrees in business and law​


Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine St
Omaha, NE 68106

Schedule - April 15, 2024

2-3pm: Panel Discussion
3-6pm: Expo (with appetizers & cash bar)

Attendee Registration

Attendance is FREE to walk the EXPO.

Badge Registration

Search & Download Exhibitors

2024 Exhibitor Guide

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