Exhibitor Marketing Center
Promote your participation at the Winter Fancy Food Show!
To help you promote your participation at largest Specialty Food & Trade Show on the West Coast, we have developed this Exhibitor Marketing Toolkit. The materials found in the toolkit will help you promote your participation to your customers and prospects.
Exhibitor Programs & Marketing Tools
Advertising & Sponsorships
- Event sponsorships
- Seminar sponsorships
- Specialty Food Magazine Show edition ads and Digital Show advertising
- What's New, What's Hot! ads and display cases
- Directory advertising
Looking to market your booth to our registrants? Click here to learn more about our easy and cost-effective promotional services.
Invite a Customer™ Premium
Invite a Customer™ Premium is a fast and easy way for exhibitors to create and launch email campaigns to invite customers to their booth. It only takes three steps to create and send a professional email, and it’s free! Learn more here.
Public Relations Tools & Opportunities
Reach hundreds of journalists eager to learn about the latest in specialty food at the Fancy Food Shows.
On-site Press Office
This is where journalists covering the Fancy Food Show from top media in the U.S. and worldwide pick up their badges, and visit throughout the show. They are eager to read the latest news about exhibitors. Exhibitor may drop off press kits or releases on a first-come, first-served basis. Suggested quantity: 50.
Press Office Location
Winter Fancy Food Show
Moscone Center, North Hall, Upper Level
Press Materials Drop-off Times
- Saturday, January 21: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Sunday, January 22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Monday, January 23: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 24: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Exhibitors may stop by the press office to replenish materials. Please note: Exhibitors and their p.r. consultants are not permitted to remain in the Press Office; it is for journalists only.
The Fancy Food Show no longer permits exhibitors to provide product samples in the Press Office.
Exhibitors may post information about press events/interview opportunities at their booths during show hours, including book signings or cooking demonstrations
Free Show Press Release Distribution
Members exhibiting at Fancy Food Shows may post show-specific releases on specialtyfood.com for round-the-clock visibility and automatic distribution to 400+ influential industry media.
This exclusive member benefit is available at no cost in partnership with the Specialty Food Association’s official news service provider, PR Newswire's Virtual Press Office.
Members exhibiting at a show may post up to six press releases per show via the Virtual Press Office (VPO). Upload your releases here. Select “Fancy Food Show.”
In addition, PR Newswire provides exclusive member discounts for additional services - click here for more information.
For guaranteed posting, materials for the Winter Fancy Food Show must be filed by Monday, January 15, 2017. The VPO team will make every effort to post releases throughout the show.
The Virtual Press Office sends exhibitors who post releases a free measurement report listing the names and publications of journalists who received links to their press materials.
Use these Fancy Food Show logo on your website, in print ads, or any marketing materials to promote to your customers that you will be exhibiting.
HOW TO: Right click on the images below and choose "save image as..." for transparent PNG versions of each Winter Fancy Food Show Logo pictured below.
NOTE: The logo on teh right has white text below the image, which will take the background of any page it is placed on.
Right click on the above images to download and save them.
Exhibitor Badge 1 (120px by 240px)
Exhibitor Badge 2 (150px by 200px)
Exhibitor Badge 3 (200px by 150px)
Three Ways to Add a Badge to Your Website
1. Create a button that links to the Fancy Food Show Website
You can do this by copying the embed code to the right of each badge image and pasting it into the HTML Source editor of your website.
2. Create a button that links to a different location:
You will follow the same directions mentioned in number 1, but you should replace the part of the code that reads "http://www.specialtyfood.com/fancy-food-show/" target="_blank" to read "http://www.yoursite.com"
3. Create an image button that does not link: Right click on the image and select "Save image as...".
You can then upload this image to your website. If you would like to link this image to specialtyfood.com, follow the embed code instructions in number 1 & 2, but replace the image file location with the location of the image on your website.
If you need further assistance with placing a badge on your website, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Get the word out on Social Media
- For Twitter tweets, use hashtag #wffs17
- Come see our new [PRODUCT LAUNCH INFO], booth xxxx, at #WFFS17, Jan. 22-24 in San Francisco
- Looking forward to #WFFS17. Come say hello at booth [INSERT BOOTH#].
- Discover the hottest specialty food products at #wffs17
- Join us for three action packed days at #wffs17. We’ll be at booth # [number]