General Information

Press Registration

Press attendees MUST check-in at the dedicated press registration area for admission to either show. To register for the National Chocolate and Dessert Show (Trade) or Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show (Consumer) or both, please go to Press Registration Form. Press registration will be approved upon submission of the request.

Press Releases

For background information on the National Chocolate and Dessert Show and Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show, view our latest press releases, fact sheets and more.

Chicago Fine Chocolate & Dessert Show Press Release 5.2.13

What's New? Haute Chocolate!

For news about exciting new product lines from our exhibitors as well as the latest trends and educational information in chocolate, complete our “Haute Chocolate” feature information form here.

Contact Information

If you have any questions prior to the show, please contact the official Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show Public Relations Firm:

Chip Bouchard

Executive Director, Wagstaff Worldwide

Caiti Carrow

Account Supervisor, Wagstaff Worldwide

Lauren Yang

Account Coordinator, Wagstaff Worldwide

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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 Trading Company
  • Betty 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
  • Edible Artists Network
  • Fabbri North America, LLC
  • Firecakes
  • Flying Noir
  • Foodlinks, Inc.
  • The French Pastry School
  • Freshly Baked Communications
  • Gourmet News
  • Graycliff Chocolatier
  • 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
  • Madison Chocolatiers West
  • Mayana Chocolate
  • Micelli Chocolate Molds
  • Milne Fruit Products
  • 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
  • Tiddleywink Toffee
  • Truffly Made
  • T's Toffee
  • Valrhona

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