Experience the most valuable and comprehensive business-to-business networking event serving thousands of decision-makers and innovators from retail, foodservice, processing, production, distribution, logistics, and transportation representing frozen, refrigerated, ambient and fresh operations.

Networking opportunities will include:

  • Receptions and special events
  • Education sessions at the show floor Learning Center
  • Cold Chain X-Change sessions
  • Meals served in the expo
  • Opportunities to set up 1:1 business meetings
  • GCCA Committee Meetings


Welcome Reception in the Expo

Monday, September 28 | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate your first day at the Cold Chain Conference & Expo at the Welcome Reception on the show floor! Hosted on the end of day one, the Welcome Reception is the perfect opportunity to network with exhibitors, explore the show floor, and pleasantly ease into your conference experience over appetizers and drinks.

Tuesday Night Happy Hour

Tuesday, September 29 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Business doesn’t have to stop while you take a break from official conference hours. Taking place on-site in one of the Hilton Anatole’s elegant outdoor spaces, Tuesday Night’s Happy Hour is another opportunity to connect and network with exhibitors and attendees in a more relaxed setting while enjoying cocktails and canpaes.