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For information:
Hilliard's Chocolate System 
275 East Center Street
West Bridgewater, MA 02379 USA
Phone: (508) 587-3666

P Magee Enterprises, publisher of CANDYMAIL, is a member of RCI, AACT, NCA, PMCA, NCSA.
Pat Magee is an Inductee of the Candy Hall of Fame, Class of 2010.

Mark Your Calendar:
October 19 - 21, 2018
Candy Hall of Fame
Tampa, FL

The scholarship program of the National Confectionery Sales Association (NCSA) bestows five recipients with this year’s scholarships. Each student, who is a child or grandchild of an NCSA member, will receive $2,500 towards post-high school education.

The scholarship winners are:

Patrick Barnett, son of David S. Barnett, Mount Franklin Foods

Bret Broczkowski, son of Edward Broczkowski, Just Born, Inc.

Molly Dion, daughter of Anne Kiley Dion, Houdini, Inc.

Casey Malley, granddaughter of Adele Malley, Malley’s School of Merchandising, and 2004 Candy Hall of Fame inductee

Magdelyn Ryan, granddaughter of Bill Ryan, retired from ADM Cocoa, and 2007 Candy Hall of Fame inductee.

More than $185,000 in scholarships have been awarded by NCSA. 
The program was established to recognize the recipients for academic, civic, charitable and other achievements. Recipients were selected by a panel of independent educators.

The five recipients were honored during the 2017 NCSA Annual Meeting and Candy Hall of Fame induction weekend, Oct. 13-15, in Tampa, FL. 

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Raleigh, NC 27606
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Upcoming Industry Events


November 2017
PMCA Caramel-Fudge-Toffee Short Course
November 7 - 10, 2017
Location: Savage Bros. Co., Elk Grove Village, IL (shown in photo above)
Latin Food & Beverage Expo
November 16 - 18, 2017
Location: Panama, Rep. of Panama ATLAPA Convention Center
December 2017
Dec 12
AACT Chicago Section Meeting, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Melina's Trattoria and Lounge, Elmhurst, IL
Topic - Selecting the Right Coating, by Randy Hofberger, R&D Consultants
Includes Holiday Raffle!
 (Annual Holiday Party will return in 2018)

January 2018
Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show
January 6 - 8, 2018
Location: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
AACT Chicago Section Meeting - Topic: Insight on Operating a Retail Confectioner Shop
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. 
Location: Enzo and Lucia's Italian Restaurant, Long Grove, IL

Winter Fancy Food & Confection Show
January 21 - 23, 2018
Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
FCIA Fine Chocolate Industry Association Winter 2018 Elevate Chocolate
January 20, 2018
Location: InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA
ISM - The Future & Heart of Sweets & Snacks
January 28 - 31, 2018 
Location: Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
ProSweets - Co-Located with ISM
January 28 - 31, 2018
Location: Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany 
February 2018
Chicago Section AACT Annual Valentine's Day Event - Candymaking at St. Mary's of Providence
February 13, 2018
Location: St. Mary's of Providence, Chicago, IL
March 2018
National Confectioners Association 2018 State of the Industry Conference
March 4 - 6
Location: The Fontainebleau Resort, Miami, FL
AACT Chicago Section Meeting - Topic 3D Printing for Confections
January 20
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Greektown, Chicago, IL

Western Candy Conference
March 21 - 25, 2018
Location: LaQuinta Resort & Club, La Quinta, CA
April 2018
2018 PMCA 72nd Annual Production Conference
April 16 - 18, 2018
Location: Lancaster County Convention Center & Marriott Lancaster at Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
AACT Chicago Section Meeting - Tour Gelatin Factory
April 24
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Calumet, IN

May 2018
AACT Chicago Section Meeting - Join Milwaukee AACT Section Meeting Commodities Seminar
Date TBA
Location: New Berlin Banquet Center, New Berlin, WI
NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo
May 22 - 24, 2018
Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

June 2018
Retail Confectioners International Annual Convention & Industry Expo
June 18 - 22, 2018
Location: Cleveland, OH
64th Summer Fancy Food Show
June 30 - July 2
Location: Javits Center, New York, NJ
July 2018
64th Summer Fancy Food Show
June 30 - July 2
Location: Javits Center, New York, NY
IFT 18
July 15 - 18
Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL