Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit Americas

26-27 April 2023, Chicago, USA

Join us at Summit Americas to position yourself amongst the top plant-based foods and proteins industry thought leaders and disruptors in North America and the world. This Summit will provide invaluable networking opportunities while experts from CPG, ingredient development, processing, industry organizations, and universities all share their latest findings and insights.

Summit Americas will focus on current trends, the growth of the market, investments, and collaboration opportunities. Themes of affordability, accessibility, healthy diets & nutrition, and sustainability will be central as they are focal points of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Register by 31 March and save $700

How do we make sustainable food more affordable?

Strengthening Plant-based Growth by Building Relationships

We bridge all perspectives of food professionals by providing forums to build purposeful partnerships. We are generating new business opportunities and ultimately unlocking the potential that can achieve real impact for the future of food and our globe. Join us for two days to learn the latest innovations and research, find solutions and strategies, grow your network, and discover where the plant-based sector is growing next. 

Why Attend

Enhance Knowledge with our Focused Two-day Industry Summit

The demand for plant-based foods is increasing fast. There are many opportunities for retailers, formulators, and brands to develop better and more inspiring foods for consumers. This Summit is a key opportunity to hear the unique perspectives of thought leaders and start discussions to make long-lasting partnerships.

  • Setting that encourages introductions, meetings, and conversation
  • More than 50 top industry speakers
  • Focused group of top executives across the value chain
  • Highly engaged panel discussions: both consumer and technical oriented
  • Pre-set 1-to-1 networking meetings throughout the event
  • More than 20 companies and start-ups on display

A fantastic opportunity to work with fellow leaders on future global strategies!


Welcome Day

Great 1-to-1 Business Meetings

The 1-to-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

Welcome Reception

An informal meet & greet with your fellow delegates, friends, and colleagues. A great way to catch up and have fun.

Day 1

Plenary – Welcome & Keynote Presentations

The Plenary part of the program will focus on Accelerating Value Chain Connectivity:

Lunch Break

Lunch time! There will be a range of plant-based food tastings waiting for you to tickle your taste buds – you have the chance to network with other delegates whilst connecting over food! If you please, you may also be matched 1-on-1 for some speed meetings. Enough options to choose from – enjoy and see you in the next round!

Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges
Track II Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations
Summit Networking Dinner

A highlight event of the Summit! Each year partners and delegates have the opportunity to attend the Summit Dinner. This presents an opportunity to mingle and network, enjoy a meal, and relax!

Day 2

Great 1-on-1 Business Meetings

The 1-on-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges
Track II: Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations
Networking Lunch Break
Plenary – Track Outcomes & Finalizing Keynote

Meet Our Speakers


Register early & save 

Early Bird Rate (ends 31st March)**

Official Registration Rate**

Standard Ticket



Start-up*, NGO, & University Ticket



*This rate is only available to startups who have a turnover or balance sheet of less than EUR/USD 2 Million and fewer than 10 people, and who are not part of a multinational company.

** Excluding VAT and credit card payment surcharge


Hilton | Chicago, USA

Overlooking Grant Park, Lake Michigan, and Museum Campus, the Hilton situated on Michigan Avenue, is in the heart of downtown Chicago. The Summit will take place in the beautiful International Ballroom.

Booking your stay: We have a block of hotel rooms booked at the Hilton Chicago at a special discounted rate of $299.99 per room, per night. The discount is available until Tuesday, April 4. You will receive booking instructions in your confirmation email after you purchase your ticket.