2017 New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show @ Sturbridge Host Hotel
Sep 10 – Sep 11 all-day

2017 New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show, September 10th-11th at the Host Hotel in Sturbridge.

What the event is:
The New England Made Fall Show,, is a business-to-business event, not open to the general public, where regionally-based businesses are meeting and selling their products wholesale to giftware, independent and specialty food retailers. 2017 will be the 6th annual Fall Show.

Who are the exhibitors:
Exhibitors are New England based companies manufacturing giftware, apparel and specialty foods in the region. Here is the list of exhibitors from the 2016 Fall Show, To exhibit they must meet the criteria, as well as, be juried in. Eligibility requirements can be reviewed, along with the application for new exhibitors, The fall show typically has 100+ booths representing upwards of 90 or so exhibiting companies.

Who are the buyers:
Show attendees are owners, managers and professional buyers representing giftware, country store, independent and small retailers, along with specialty food shops. Each seeking to place orders for New England made products that will help to drive business. Because of the Fall show dates, the show in Sturbridge is especially strategic for holiday orders. Over 500 buyers will attend the Fall Show.

For more information, or to have any questions answered, you can direct inquiries to: Phone (207) 781-5756 x130 or

Natural Products Expo East @ Baltimore Convention Center
Sep 13 – Sep 16 all-day

Natural Products Expo East
September 13-16, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland

The natural products industry continues to grow and as a result, Expo East is growing too! In 2016 they expanded the Hot Products Pavilion to include level 400 AND level 300 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

This means more exhibits and more new products than ever before! Plan to join the community this September,

But REGISTER here by August 4 for a discount.

THE BIG E @ The Big E
Sep 15 – Oct 1 all-day

2017 Exhibitor Application for Mass Building

September 15-October 1, 2017

Each year MDAR invites Massachusetts businesses and organizations to apply for the opportunity to exhibit in the Massachusetts State Exposition Building at The Big E.

The mission is to showcase Mass agriculture, culture, commerce and tourism through informational, educational, promotional and retail exhibits. It is an opportunity to showcase and sell to over a million attendees that come through the Massachusetts Building.

Interested applicants should submit a completed application ASAP. There are also three on-day event opportunities:

Boston Local Food Festival @ Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Sep 17 all-day

Registration now open for the Boston Local Food Festival
September 17, 2017
Northeastern University, Boston

Now in its 8th year, the Boston Local Food Festival attracts over 40,000 eaters to the Rose F Kennedy Greenway in the heart of Boston. The Festival is FREE for the public and it showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown, competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more.

REGISTER here by Aug 23: