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2024 National Caramel Corn Day - Chicago

Chicago, IL


Gold Medal’s signature event for all the best of gourmet popcorn!

Want to succeed in the gourmet popcorn business?

Attend Gold Medal’s National Caramel Corn Day!

What to Expect:

Nowhere else provides the level of industry insight and education that Gold Medal delivers. From beginners to seasoned businesses, discover how you can succeed with gourmet popcorn.

First, it’s not only educational, it’s experiential. You’ll spend your time interacting through equipment demos, flavor stations, taste-testing recipes, and personal consultation. It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or seeking new ways to grow, Gold Medal will answer your questions and provide expert industry insights.

  • Learn what to expect when you’re opening a popcorn shop as we provide a beginners’ overview.
  • A brand new session for 2024, discover how to extend sales beyond your storefront.
  • Expand your menu at our flavor stations with creative recipe ideas that will capture your customers' attention.
  • Enjoy product demonstrations and delicious taste-testing.
  • Explore equipment options ranging from kiosks to complete sweet shop setups.
  • With cheese pastes, glazes, and shake-on flavors, find the right supplies for all your gourmet popcorn needs.
  • Discuss the topics that matter most to you, like store layout/design, snacking and flavor trends, operating tips, and profitability insights.
  • Go beyond popcorn with fudge, cotton candy, frosted nuts, candy & caramel apples, and more.
  • Save with exclusive show special pricing, available only to attendees.

Product Highlights

  • The Ready Seriesthe latest technology in popcorn vending machines
  • The Combo Kandy Kingmake caramel corn, fudge, and frosted nuts all from one machine
  • NEW Table Configurationsflexible and streamlined options for building your popcorn tables
  • Signature Shakes® and Signature Blends®brand new flavors to sample
  • Sweetness on Demandsee the new single-serve cotton candy machine, The QuickSpin

Need a Hotel?

Reserve it today at Springhill Suites for a special rate starting from just $98 per night!

Make your hotel reservation online or call 630-782-6300 and mention National Caramel Corn Day. Book by March 14.


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Event Details

Event Date
4/3/2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Midwest Conference Center
401 W. Lake St.
Northlake, IL 60164

Registration is FREE

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