Fine Chocolate Industry Association 

EVENTS

We welcome both members and non-members at FCIA events.  However, members receive an $80 registration discount.  

Not yet a member?  Before you register for our event, check out our Winter Membership Campaign.  You can enjoy:
  • $50 discount toward membership 
  • AND an $80 event registration discount
  • PLUS thank you gifts


 

Upcoming events

    • 01/21/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

    Join us - Saturday, January 21, 2017
    InterContinental San Francisco Hotel 
    888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

     

    Kicking-Off FCIA's 10-Year Anniversary!


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    Tasting the Future of Fine Chocolate: Innovations in Process, Flavor, Business and Marketing

    New All Day Format!

    PROGRAM AGENDA

    8:30 AM     Registration Opens

    9:00 - 10:00 AM:  Networking Huddles   New!
    • Chocolate Maker Huddle
    • Chocolatier Huddle
    • Industry Supplier Huddle
    • New Member Huddle
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Table Talks    Extended & Expanded!
    • Session #1:  10:00 – 10:50   
    • Session #2:  11:00 – 11:50   
    • Session #3:  12:00 – 12:50   
    12:50 - 2:00 PM:  Lunch break

    1:00 - 2:00 PM:  FCIA In Your Corner   New!
    • Writers Corner
    • Founders Corner
    • Members Corner
    2:00 - 3:30 PM: FDA's 2016 Food Safety Modernization Act    
                               (FSMA)  - What the Fine Chocolate
                               Community Needs to Know
                               Laura Shumow, National Confectioners Association 

    3:30 - 5:00 PM:  Formal Program
    • President’s Welcome
    • FCIA Tenth Anniversary Kickoff
    • HCP Update and Tasting    
    • Keynote Speakers:
      • Michael Recchiuti, Recchiuti Confections
      • Volker Lehmann, Frontier Ventures 

    5:00 – 7:00 PM:  Gallery Showcase & Networking
                                       Cocktail Reception  

    • Exhibitors
    • Networking
    • Appetizer bar
    • No-host cash bar
    • Raffle winners announced
    7:15 - 9:00 PM:  FCIA After-Party  New!

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    • Limited time special room rate offer (info will be sent upon event registration)
    • Water will be available during the event.
    • A  no-host bar will be open from 5:00 - 9:00 PM
    • An appetizer buffet will be offered during the evening

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    FCIA Event Sponsors

    We are extremely grateful for the generous support from our event sponsor:

                    

                                                                       

             


     
    ------FCIA Gallery Showcase Vendors ----- 

    Our (vendor) Gallery Showcase is a great way to check out new products and get advice relevant to you business. Visit companies like:

    Chef Rubber - Event Sponsor
    Guittard Chocolate Company - Event Sponsor

    ASpecialtyBox.com
    Chocolate Wave
    ChocXo
    Cocoatown
    Diamond Custom Machines
    ECOM Cocoa
    EZ Temper
    ifiGourmet
    Koco, Inc.
    Micelli Mold
    Mesocacao
    NW Chocolate Festival
    Oro Maya Chocolate
    Perfect Puree
    Savage Bros
    TCF Sales
    Tisano Cacao, Tea & Chocolate
    Tomric Systems
    Valrhona

    Each offers a wide variety of chocolate/ingredients, tools/equipment, and deep knowledge.


    FCIA Refund Policy

    All cancellation requests must be received at least 1 week before the event date, sent via e-mail to: info@finechocolateindustry.org. Unfortunately, no refunds will be made for requests received after that time.

    Refunds are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. Refunds will be issued in the same form payment was made. Please allow two weeks for processing.

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For membership inquiries: Jennifer Wicks / 1.406.370.8606 / Email Jennifer
For San Francisco Event inquiries: Jill McLewis / 1.707.824.2253 / Email Jill
Executive Director: Karen Bryant / 1.206.577.9983 / Email Karen

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