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Meet us in Austin, Texas for an action-packed 2 days. Come prepared to immerse yourself in the latest tastes and trends in specialty, natural & organic, and fresh foods at the first annual national KeHE Natural Show!

We are bringing together an exclusive group of industry leaders, innovative food brands, and retailers looking for the next new thing. This show will have all the benefits of our previous regional natural shows, paired together with the excitement and power of a national KeHE show.

Don’t miss out.

Where:
Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701

When:
Wednesday, October 4 – Thursday, October 5, 2017

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage TBD
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage TBD
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom A Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. KeHE Update, Featured Speaker: Laurie Demeritt, and Panel Presentation Ballroom A
9:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibits Tear Down Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. After Show Party Palm Park Event Center, Fairmont

*This schedule is subject to change. All space is at the Austin Convention Center unless otherwise noted.*

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

You’ve made it your mission to be on top of what consumers crave: the Instagram-worthy foods that make your mouth water just looking at them. Meet us in Texas this fall to taste them for yourself and receive show deals on your favorite new items.

This year, we are bringing together the most trend-worthy specialty, natural & organic and fresh food brands from across the country under one roof at our first annual national KeHE Natural Show.

You will get up close to exciting hands-on displays and demos from exhibitor chefs, listen to leaders discuss the state of the industry, and most importantly, taste and sip your customers’ next favorite foods and beverages.

So come hungry – we can’t wait to show you what’s next

Hotel and Badge Registration will be available mid-July.

Registration Questions?
Contact us Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time by phone at 855.720.8054 (Toll-free) or 514.228.3152 (International) or by email via email at kehe@showcare.com.

Hotel
As a valued KeHE customer, KeHE will be paying for a total of two (2) nights room and tax between the dates of Wednesday, October 4,  2017 and Friday, October 6, 2017. Arrival and departure dates are entered during the registration process. Additional rooms or extended stays are at the retailer’s expense and are based on availability.

Cancellation Policy
If your plans change and you need to cancel your attendance, please notify KeHE at least 96 hours prior to arrival.

Parking
Coming soon!

Shuttles
Coming soon!

Cancellation Policy: If your plans change and you need to cancel your attendance, please notify KeHE at least 96 hours prior to arrival.

Questions?
Hotel Questions: kehe@showcare.com
Travel Questions? Silvia.Oxley@KeHE.com.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage TBD
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage TBD
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom A Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. KeHE Update, Featured Speaker: Laurie Demeritt, and Panel Presentation Ballroom A
9:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibits Tear Down Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. After Show Party Palm Park Event Center, Fairmont

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 4, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Halls 1-3
Mix, mingle and build valuable connections with industry leaders and product innovators through networking opportunities as you continue to shop throughout the floor.

Featured Speaker: Laurie Demeritt
Thursday, October 5, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Ballroom A

KeHE After Show Party
Thursday, October 5, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | TBD
Let the good times roll beyond the show floor at the After Show Party.

Planning Your Company Meeting?
Our KeHE hotel contacts can assist with the planning of your pre- or post-show company meeting. Please contact us for more information by emailing events@kehe.com.

Things To Do
Coming Soon!

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show functions, including the Thursday Evening After Show Party is business casual.

Special Needs
If you have any special physical/dietary needs, please note at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate them.

We understand that Austin is a great place to visit and while you are welcome to bring your family before or after the show, please be aware of the following regulations regarding the days of the show:

  • A guest is considered someone who is not part of the purchasing decision. The guest badge ($50 at the guest’s expense) will allow access to the Exhibit Hall. Additional charges will apply if the guest wishes to attend the After Show Party. All other travel expenses will be at the guest’s expense. If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours.
  • No one under 16 years of age (including infants and toddlers) will be admitted into the Exhibit Hall regardless of affiliations or circumstances. Anyone between 16 and 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times while on the Exhibit Hall. KeHE Distributors reserves the right to request proof of age from anyone at any time.

Questions? Contact Us.

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.

The specialty, natural & organic, and fresh foods industry is heating up – and retailers are hungrier than ever for next new trend. That’s why we’ve transformed our regional KeHE Natural Shows to be bigger and better – with more selling power – than ever, all in one place. Our new show will be more immersive, more interactive and will include more compelling ways to sell onsite.

You’ll have the chance to build relationships with industry leaders, form valuable partnerships with new retailers, and get a taste for what consumers are craving in this innovative industry.

The opportunity is yours. We can’t wait to see you soon.

Click here apply for a booth in the 2017 Natural Show.

Only original contracts received from exhibitors participating in the KeHE Marketing Program with full payment will be processed & considered for space assignment. If you have any questions about this program, please contact your KeHE vendor manager.

Booth Selection will occur the week of August 7, 2017. All Booth Confirmations will be sent out the week of August 14, 2017.
Application deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017
Payment deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017
Promotion deadline: Friday August 11, 2017
New item deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017. Promotions should be entered via KeHE’s online portal, KeHE Connect.

We have all new opportunities for you to build your brand’s impression on the industry. The natural & organic, specialty and fresh foods industry is growing faster than ever before.

Our sponsorship opportunities give you the power to harness the excitement and put your brand at its very center at the KeHE Natural Show.

Grab retailers’ attention when they’re already engaged, prepared to form new partnerships and purchase for the upcoming season. There are plenty of ways to think beyond the booth, including additional sponsorship opportunities available at the show.

It’s invaluable exposure that can not only enhance your marketing plan—it could help expand your business.

Want to promote a new product less than six months old? Click here to learn more (See section 4).

Sponsorship Questions? Contact Us

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set Up Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage TBD
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Luggage Storage TBD
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3 Foyer
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Ballroom A Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. KeHE Update, Featured Speaker: Laurie Demeritt, and Panel Presentation Ballroom A
9:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibits Tear Down Exhibit Hall 1 – 3
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. After Show Party Palm Park Event Center, Fairmont

Badge registration information will be available after booth selection occurs and will be emailed to all confirmed exhibitors the week of July 31, 2017 – August 14, 2017.

Booth Application must be submitted and ESN number is required to book housing. Within a week of submitting an application you will receive the housing link via email to reserve hotel rooms within the KeHE Block.

Exhibitors and brokers have the option to stay at the below properties at a special, discounted rate. Negotiated rate will be available until Friday, September 1 or until all of the rooms at this rate are booked. Make sure to book your room(s) as soon as possible!

Hotels:

  • Fairmont Austin – $279++/ night
  • Hilton Austin – $259++/ night
  • Hyatt Place Austin – $269++/ night

KeHE has partnered with The Expo Group as the General Services Contractor for the 2017 KeHE Natural Show. The Expo Group is the ONLY Single Source® general services contractor in the industry and is a one-stop shop for all of your exhibitor service needs. Exhibitors can order all services through a personal Expo Group account manager and will have one contact, one password, and one invoice.

The Exhibitor Services Manual will be emailed out with booth confirmations following space selection.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 4, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Halls 1-3
Mix, mingle and build valuable connections with industry leaders and product innovators through networking opportunities as you continue to shop throughout the floor.

Featured Speaker: Laurie Demeritt
Thursday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Ballroom A

KeHE After Show Party
Thursday, October 5, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Palm Park Event Center, Fairmont
Let the good times roll beyond the show floor at the After Show Party.

Planning Your Company Meeting?
Our KeHE hotel contacts can assist with the planning of your pre- or post-show company meeting. Please contact us for more information by emailing events@kehe.com.

Things To Do
Coming Soon!

Dress Code
Suggested attire for all KeHE Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show functions, including the Thursday Evening After Show Party  is business casual.

Special Needs
If you have any special physical/dietary needs, please note at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate them.

We understand that Austin is a great place to visit and while you are welcome to bring your family before or after the show, please be aware of the following regulations regarding the days of the show:

  • A guest is considered someone who is not part of the purchasing decision. The guest badge ($50 at the guest’s expense) will allow access to the Exhibit Hall. Additional charges will apply if the guest wishes to attend the After Show Party. All other travel expenses will be at the guest’s expense. If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours.
  • No one under 16 years of age (including infants and toddlers) will be admitted into the Exhibit Hall regardless of affiliations or circumstances. Anyone between 16 and 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times while on the Exhibit Hall. KeHE Distributors reserves the right to request proof of age from anyone at any time.

Questions? Contact Us.

Not a current KeHE Retailer? Get started.