Process Expo offers new opportunities for young professionals

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FPSA's Young Professionals Group will meet during the tradeshow in Chicago. 
MCLEAN, Va.— The Food Processing Supplier Association's Young Professionals Group (YPG) will be hosting informal roundtable sessions on Sept. 22 during the Process Expo tradeshow, held Sept. 19-22 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The event will be new opportunity for students and young professionals attending Process Expo to share experiences and network.

 “Young executives in sales, marketing, applications and engineering will share their experiences on how they launched their career after college, avenues for continuing education and networking, as well as some of the challenges that they have faced over the last ten years,” said Dr. Kohl Schrader, chairperson of the YPG. “I have no doubt that attendees will expand their professional networks and industry knowledge which will be invaluable as they begin their careers in the food industry.”

 The show floor will also feature an area dedicated to these future industry leaders called the Quad.

 For young industry executives who are FPSA members and want to get involved as a mentor, contact Dolores Alonso (




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