General Information

The National Chocolate and Dessert Show is OPEN TO THE TRADE ONLY. If you are looking for distributors or manufacturers of chocolate/dessert product, equipment, packaging, IT, ingredients, supplies, POP, displays, apparel & uniforms and publications & education then this is the right show for you!

Event Dates & Hours:

Sunday, October 20, 2013

2:00PM - 6:00PM

Monday, October 21, 2013

2:00PM - 6:00PM

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

1:00PM - 5:00PM


Navy Pier - Festival Hall A

600 East Grand Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

phone 312-595-PIER / 800-595-PIER

REGISTER TODAY if you are a member of one of the following TRADE titles:



Confectionary Retailer

Hotel Personnel

Restaurant owner or employee

Specialty Grocer

Food service distributor


Gift shop owner


Registration Fee:

Trade show attendee registration is FREE if you register on line $75 if you register 10/20 – 10/22 during show days.

Conference Registration Fee:

Conference sessions are FREE and some are not please check each individual conference for details.

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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