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CPA Annual Meeting: What’s Around the Corner in Food Retailing?

Bill Bishop, chief architect and co-founder of Brick Meets Click, is one of the retail food industry’s preeminent advisors. For the past several decades, Bishop has been involved in research and consulting with a concentration on new issues and developments impacting this business.

At the 2019 CPA Annual Meeting (Feb. 20-22; Westin Tampa Waterside; Tampa, Florida), Bishop will be discussing how the contract packaging market is changing and identify where entrepreneurial companies can take advantage of these developments to help grow their business. View the full Annual Meeting agenda here.

This year, you can tour local suppliers and CPA member facilities for visits and demonstrations. See the list of participating open houses/tours.

Register by Monday, Jan. 21 and save $200!

WEBINAR: How the Rapidly Evolving Contract Packaging Industry is Shaping Food and CPG Markets

On Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. EST, get a fact-filled glimpse into the future of contract packaging and manufacturing based on CPA’s 2018 State of the Industry report – including the latest on e-commerce. CPA members can register for FREE. Contact Paige Jarvi at for the discount code.
CPA Booth at PEI 18


Webinar with IoPP: How the Rapidly Evolving Contract Packaging Industry is Shaping Food and CPG Markets

Jan. 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. EST

CPA Annual Meeting

Feb. 20-22, 2019 | Tampa, Florida

Natural Products Expo West

March 5-9, 2019 | Anaheim, California

ProFood Tech

March 26-28, 2019 | Chicago

2019 American Packaging Summit

April 16-17, 2019 | Lombard, Illinois


Visit CPA at Natural Products Expo West Booth 7109

CPA Booth at PEI 18
At the 2019 Natural Products Expo West, nearly 90,000 industry professionals will attend to find the newest products and see the latest trends in health, beauty, organic and natural and specialty foods. Visit CPA at booth 7109, where brand owners, retailers and entrepreneurs interested in contract packaging and manufacturing services can learn about CPA members’ capabilities and how to engage these service providers.  If you are a current CPA member and want to learn more, contact Ron Puvak, CPA managing director at

NOW is the Time to Renew Your CPA Membership

Did you know our industry is growing at a five-year average CAGR of 12.2 percent? Many CPA members are growing at a rate exceeding this average. Now you know why more leading contract packagers are CPA members. Renew today and continue to take advantage of CPA’s RFQ tool, valuable industry research, training opportunities and in-person networking events. 2019 membership renewal is due now.

Not a member? Join today.


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