Exhibitor Incubator Program

If you’re in the early stages of developing a food business with a new, innovative food or beverage product that you’re eager to launch and take to market, then our Exhibitor Incubator Program might be the perfect fit for you.

Participating in the Exhibitor Incubator Program will help you understand how to market and sell your food products to retail and foodservice buyers, assist you in making valuable business connections and provide the guidance you need to participate in a trade event which showcases California as the world’s hub for food innovation. As an emerging food company, you are a valuable part of our food community and we want to help you dish up success by tailoring a tradeshow experience that caters to the unique needs of your emerging food business.


Your acceptance into the Exhibitor Incubator Program will allow you the following benefits:

  • Reduced exhibit fees. Pricing for participants is $600 for one 8’x10’ table space in the "Innovation Station" at the Fresno Food Expo on July 26th, attracting attendees to "What's New" at this year's Expo.
  • Access to Exhibitor Trainings with customized break-outs specifically addressing the needs and concerns of new entrepreneurs in a variety of critical topics. Examples include Branding Your Food Product, Exhibiting 101, etc.
  • Special tools & tips on how to use the 2018 Exhibitor Toolkit.
  • Access to all of the Fresno Food Expo Awards Programs.
  • Opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow food industry companies on the show floor to gain valuable insight from an experienced network.
  • Fresno Food Expo will market and promote the Exhibitor Incubator Program, in turn driving consumer, buyer and media traffic to your display.

Deadline to apply: June 15, 2018




Are you an up-and-coming food or beverage producer with an appetite for entrepreneurship?

If so, our Exhibitor Incubator Program might be the perfect fit for you at this year’s California Food Expo!

The process is simple. Simply fill out our on-line application answering a few simple questions about your business, and a California Food Expo staff member will get in touch with you shortly with next steps.

Ready, Set, APPLY!

Deadline to apply: June 15, 2018