Why Attend

Why Attend

The Global Cold Chain Alliance’s (GCCA) event features a cutting-edge exposition of the tools, technologies and services needed by all partners throughout the cold chain, and an educational conference bringing together innovators and experts with senior management and rising managers from all sectors of the industry. Together, the expo and conference create the most valuable B2B networking event serving the perishable supply chain.

If you produce, handle, store, transport or are involved in the distribution of perishable products, then GCCA’s Cold Chain Conference & Expo is for you!


Individual attendees

Will include operations management, engineering, plant managers, transportation directors, construction and others who buy or lease cold chain services.

Corporate attendees

Will include food manufacturers, processors, wholesalers, distributors and retailers who own or contract temperature-controlled logistics services and facilities; food producers who own or lease cooling and processing equipment, cold storage or handling facilities; retailers who own or lease refrigeration equipment for maintenance of the cold chain at point-of-sale; companies that build, design, and engineer food facilities and all parties throughout the supply chain who specify refrigerated transportation services from local to global needs.

Warehouse Facility/Plant Operations (Managers, GMs, Directors & Executives)

Arrive at your one-stop-shop for everything needed to stay cutting-edge – from exhibitors featuring the best in capital upgrades, energy efficiency solutions and maintaining the integrity and security of the cold chain through every link, to the cutting-edge show floor and Monday Conference education focusing on Food Safety, KPIs, and more!  

Foodservice, Manufacturing & Retail

Discover cutting-edge developments in logistics, cold chain management, supply chain efficiencies, packaging, transportation and more, through Monday’s Conference and show floor education on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you own, lease, operate a distribution facility or work with a 3PL partner, this event is for you!

Food Safety & Compliance (Managers & Executives)

Explore the newest technologies and solutions and partner with the service providers working to maintain integrity and security of the perishable supply chain. Don’t miss Food Safety X-Change Sessions, for facilitated food safety discussions around GFSI and more.

Engineering, Construction, & Maintenance Professionals

Meet the service providers, sub-contractors and design-build partners you need for facility building, retrofitting to meet today’s standards, improving your operations through automation and more. In addition, leverage Monday’s Engineering & Construction Sessions.