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Foundation for the Future in Fine Chocolate

Spring is just a few weeks away. It's time to start thinking about FCIA's 
Elevate Chocolate Summer Event which will be held on June 22, 2019
at the Intercontinental Hotel Times Square in New York City.

Registration will open on March 15, 2019. 
In addition to registering to attend, please consider donating to the 
Not So Silent Auction, submitting a proposal to present at one of the workshops,
sharing your company in the Gallery Showcase or Partnership Exhibit
or Volunteer. We hope to see you in New York in June!


                            


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Save the date for the Winter Elevate Chocolate Event:
January, 2020 in San Francisco.

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To learn more about other chocolate industry events, check out the
Affiliated Industry Associations & Events page.


"Through their events, the Fine Chocolate Industry Association offers its members and guests a unique and wonderful opportunity to learn more about the world of chocolate and its on-going evolution as well as sharing on a one-on-one basis its knowledge, achievements and experiences. This is a unique forum not to be missed!" Jacques De Waele, Savage Bros. Co.

Upcoming events

    • June 22, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
    • InterContinental New York Times Square @ 300 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036
    Register

    Join us - Saturday, June 22, 2019
    InterContinental New York Times Square 
    300 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

    A block of special rate rooms has been secured.
    A link to access the special room rate will be provided
    once registration is complete. 

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    Foundations for the Future
    in Fine Chocolate



    PROGRAM AGENDA  
    8:30 AM  Registration Opens
    9:00 - 10:00 AM: FCIA Membership Assembly

    10:00 - 10:15 AM: Break


    10:15 - 11:15 AM:  Workshop Session 1

    11:15 - 11:30 AM:  Break

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Workshop Session 2

    12:30 - 1:30 PM:  Informal Lunch - Partnership Exhibits and Not So Silent Auction

    1:30 - 2:30 PM: Workshop Session 3

    2:30 - 2:45 PM:  Break - Partnership Exhibits and Not So Silent Auction 


    2:45 - 4:45 PM: Plenary Discussion

    • Heirloom Cacao Preservation (HCP) Update 
    • Panel: MOOCA Program Announcement
    • Keynote Panel
    • FCIA Recognition Awards

    4:45 - 5:00 PM: Not So Silent Auction Bidding

    5:30 – 7:30 PM:  Gallery Showcase & Networking Cocktail Reception  

    • Exhibitors
    • Networking
    • Appetizer bar
    • No-host cash bar open from 5:00 - 7:00PM
    • Not So Silent Auction winning bids announced

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                                 FCIA Gold Event Sponsors

                                  We are extremely grateful for the generous support from our Gold Event Sponsor:

                    

      FCIA Silver Event Sponsors
      We are extremely grateful for the generous support from our Silver Event Sponsor: 

                       
         


      FCIA Bronze Event Sponsors
       We are extremely grateful for the generous support from our Bronze Event Sponsor:

            
                  

            

      Thank you, Partnership Exhibit Sponsors 


      FCIA Gallery Showcase Exhibitors


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


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

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      FCIA Refund Policy

      All cancellation requests must be received at least 1 week before the event date, sent via e-mail to:j.wicks@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.

    Past events

    January 12, 2019 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Winter 2019
    October 21, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - New England
    June 30, 2018 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Summer 2018
    June 03, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - Northern California
    May 04, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - South/Central America
    April 26, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - Northwest
    March 29, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - Upper MidWest
    March 16, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - SouthWest States
    March 14, 2018 FCIA Regional Meet-Up - Southern States
    January 20, 2018 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Winter 2018
    October 18, 2017 FCIA Texas Regional Meet-Up
    June 24, 2017 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Summer 2017
    January 21, 2017 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Winter 2017
    September 12, 2016 ECOM Ecuadorian Cacao Experince
    June 25, 2016 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Summer 2016
    January 16, 2016 FCIA Elevate Chocolate - Winter 2016
    June 27, 2015 FCIA: Elevate Chocolate - Summer 2015(Members login to get your discounted registration)
    January 10, 2015 FCIA Winter Event 2015 (Members login to get your discounted registration)
    June 28, 2014 FCIA Summer Event 2014
    January 18, 2014 FCIA Winter Event 2014 (Members login to get your discounted registration)
    October 20, 2013 FCIA Networking Party: Chicago-Midwest Region
    June 29, 2013 FCIA Summer Event
    January 19, 2013 FCIA 2013 Winter Event
    June 16, 2012 FCIA's 2012 Summer Event
    January 14, 2012 FCIA's January 14th Event: Fine Cacao...Protect the Species & Share the Passion!
    July 11, 2011 FCIA / USDA-ARS Tour Confirmation
    July 09, 2011 FCIA - 2011 Summer Event - The Future of Fine Flavor Cacao
    January 15, 2011 2011 Winter Event
    June 26, 2010 Registration for the FCIA Summer Event on June 26th in New York City
    January 16, 2010 Join us for the Fine Chocolate Industry Cocktail Party
    January 16, 2010 January 16th Program: Mystery, Myths, and Facts of Chocolate Health Benefits
    June 27, 2009 FCIA Members, Friends, & Industry Cocktail Reception
    June 27, 2009 June 2009 Educational Session
    June 27, 2009 June Members Only Networking Session & All Members Meeting- 2009

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    Executive Director: Bill Guyton / 1.206.577.9983 / Email Bill

    Event Manager: Nicole Price / 1.312.953.4541 / Email Nicole

    For membership inquiries: Jennifer Wicks / 1.406.370.8606 / Email Jennifer

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