TThe 2017 Sunshine EXPO® Tradeshow, taking place Sunday, July 23, 2017 at the beautiful Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, FL, unites top management, interested buyers and key decision-makers from throughout the food, beverage, fuel and grocery retailing industries.

For more than 30 years, if you are in the c-store and/or petroleum industries, the EXPO has been THE event to do business. We've now expanded with thousands of industry leaders from across the Southeast participating and over 350 exhibit booths, the 2017 Sunshine EXPO® is a key destination for the region's top buyers for c-store chains, grocery stores, major oil, wine, beer and spirits retailers and wholesalers.

Plus, with the power of the Florida Retail Federation behind the 2017 Sunshine EXPO® Tradeshow, this event continues expanding to include more retail formats to better serve the needs of retailers in the Southeast and their key suppliers and vendors.

Here are just a few of the highlights of what you can expect in 2016:

  • The Sunshine EXPO® Tradeshow shifted to just ONE Day!
  • Expanded partnerships with the Retail Beverage Council and the Florida Grocers Association that includes dedicated education sessions and dedicated pavilions on the show floor.
  • Meet with the largest c-store chains and build relationships with independent operators.
  • More than 60% of attendees are involved in making decisions for products and services, compared with 38% -- the average for tradeshows nationally.
  • Connect with top management and decision makers – over two-thirds of attendees are Directors, VP’s or CEOs/COO’s
  • Some of the best parties in the industry provide exceptional fun and networking!

The Sunshine EXPO® is Global

The Sunshine EXPO® has truly become a global event, with the 2016 EXPO featuring the most diverse international group of attendees and exhibitors in the event's 30+ year history. Eight different countries were represented including:

  • Canada
  • Puerto Rico
  • Jamaica
  • Chile
  • Brazil
  • Vietnam

Who should attend?

Here are just a few of the highlights:

  • Meet with the largest c-store chains and build relationships with independent operators.
  • More than 60% of attendees are involved in making decisions for products and services, compared with 38% -- the average for tradeshows nationally.
  • Connect with top management and decision makers - over two-thirds of attendees are Directors, VP's or CEOs/COO's
  • Expanded partnerships with the Retail Beverage Council and the Florida Grocers Association that includes dedicated education sessions and dedicated pavilions on the show floor.

Who Should Exhibit?

Regional, national and international manufacturers, distributors and service providers who want to reach the unprecedented market power of the Southeast U.S, including:

  • Foodservice companies
  • Beer, wine and spirits manufacturers and distributors
  • Manufacturers of food, beverage and equipment
  • Food Brokers
  • Fuel dispenser manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • Wholesalers
  • Technology Companies
  • Service Providers

How to Exhibit?

Click here to download a FREE Exhibitor Prospectus Guide.

If you have any questions, call Joanna Wolff at 850.877.5178 or Joanna@fpma.org.

About

The Sunshine EXPO®, powered by the Florida Retail Federation and taking place July 20 - 24, is the premier trade show for retailing in the state of Florida.

With attendees from all across the southeast U.S. and suppliers from around the country, the EXPO is a not-to-miss event for retailers to find new ideas, products and services that help grow and strengthen their business.