Conference Information

Welcome to the "Conference Room" of The National Chocolate and Dessert Show (NCDS).

Education is an important component of all successful trade shows. We are excited to announce that the 2013 NCDS will launch the inaugural Material Handling Conference, featuring a broad range of practical, professional dessert-oriented education.

The Material Handling Conference 1.0: "The Indispensable Pastry Chef" is conceived, organized, and presented by Dessert Professional in association with JMPurePastry.

The Material Handling Conference features award-winning chefs and industry leaders teaching you how to maximize your value as a chef.

Register now for the 2013 National Chocolate & Dessert Show Note: admission is free to the trade show until 9/15/13. If you purchase a conference, admission to the trade show is included.

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago in October.

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Chocolate Show News

National Chocolate & Dessert Show Press Release 4.24.13


  • Al Gelato Chicago
  • Amy's Candy Bar
  • Barry Callebaut
  • Barry's Gourmet Brownies
  • Beanilla Tty Jane HomeMade Candies & Ice Cream
  • By M Desserts
  • American Cake Decorating
  • Chef Alain Roby (Noreen Heron & Associates, Inc.)
  • Chocolate Connoisseur Magazine
  • Chocolate for the Spirit
  • Conillin LLC
  • Davis Chocolate
  • Dessert Professional
  • Dove Chocolate Discoveries
  • Firecakes
  • Flying Noir
  • Foodlinks, Inc.
  • The French Pastry School
  • Freshly Baked Communications
  • Gourmet News
  • Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery
  • Hershey's Chocolate World Chicago
  • Innovative Energy, Inc.
  • International Foods & Ingredients
  • Kali Development Co.
  • Kallari L3C
  • KeHE Distributors
  • The Knock Shoppe
  • Kona Bar
  • Les Palmeraies
  • Mayana Chocolate
  • Mod-Pac Corp.
  • Netzsch Premier Technologies, LLC
  • Oak Mill Bakery
  • On the Avenue Marketing DBA The New York Times
  • PackInt Chocolate Equipment
  • Pura Delizia Ciccolato Artigianale
  • Savage Bros Co.
  • ShopKeep POS
  • Sotiros Foods, Inc.
  • Sweet Art, Inc.
  • Sweet Designs Chocolatier
  • The Cocoa Cabana
  • Truffly Made
  • T's Toffee
  • Valrhona

Sponsors 2013