KAHULUI, Maui, Hawaii –
The Maui Food Technology Center (MFTC) announced that online applications are now being accepted for exhibitors interested in participating in their 2nd Annual Supply and Service Expo. This annual tradeshow for manufacturers and entrepreneurs will be held on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Hannibal Tavares Community Center in Pukalani.

Exhibitors who are encouraged to participate include manufacturers and distributors of food, ingredients, equipment and packaging supplies; dealers, brokers and traders; and business services and educational groups that work with the food and hospitality industries. 

The public will enjoy relevant educational sessions featuring experts in their field, a tradeshow comprised of national, state and local vendors, and networking opportunities ideal for entrepreneurs and existing businesses interested in expanding and/or rebranding themselves. Among those expected to attend will be food processors and manufacturers, restaurants, delis and bakeries, caterers, independent markets/stores, specialty stores, gourmet product distributors and agricultural businesses.

"This Expo was a perfect forum for Maui's food production industry's various shareholders to come together under one roof to share ideas and concerns,” said Tai Kahn, Lab Director of FQLabs who attended the inaugural 2014 event. “It gave everyone an opportunity to meet the regulators, growers, processors, technical experts, and various vendors that provide services and supplies to the food industry. It was a terrific ‘one stop’ shop for getting help, sharing ideas and getting answers."

Exhibitor fee is $100 for vendors for early registration (prior to January 18, 2015) or $150 for late registration.  Fee may be waived for qualified non-profit organizations. Public admission is free for qualified attendees. 

Click here for  an exhibitor application. 
Event sponsorship opportunities are also available. Read more on our Sponsorship page.

For more information email info@mauifoodtechnology.org or call 888-948-6382.