RIDEPLAY tv’s Sweet Adventure at the Sweets & Snacks Expo 2024

BY William Andre Buchanan

May 17, 2024


As the curtains fall on the Sweets & Snacks Expo 2024, it’s clear that this year’s event was not just a gathering; it was a grand celebration of innovation, flavor, and community in the confectionery and snack world. The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2024 was a confectionery and snacking extravaganza, and RIDEPLAY tv was there to capture every delicious moment. From innovative new products to industry-shaping trends, the expo was a showcase of the future of sweets and snacks. Hosted in the vibrant city of Indianapolis, the expo opened its doors to a record-breaking show, setting a new standard for what’s possible in the industry. RIDEPLAY tv’s team panned across the bustling show floor, capturing the energy and excitement of the largest gathering of candy and snack professionals in North America and international for this delectable event.


A Record-Breaking Event The expo saw record-breaking attendance, with over 1,200 exhibitors and 16,000 attendees converging on Indianapolis.  The expo kicked off with Indiana Governor Eric J Holcomb extending a warm Hoosier welcome, setting the tone for an event that was as much about business as it was about community and hospitality.


Innovations Galore RIDEPLAY tv’s coverage highlighted the Most Innovative New Product Awards, where creativity and flavor met in a celebration of the confectionery arts. The awards spotlighted the best of the best across 13 categories, setting the stage for what’s to come in the industry.



Economic Impact Beyond the flavors and products, RIDEPLAY tv also focused on the expo’s significant economic impact. With more than $12 million flowing into Central Indiana, the coverage underscored the expo’s importance not just to the industry, but to the local economy as well.


Flavors That Set Trends RIDEPLAY tv’s team tasted their way through the event, discovering trendsetting flavors and products. With nearly 1,000 exhibitors offering a glimpse into the future of snacking, the coverage was a sensory overload of sweet, savory, and everything in between.



Entertainment The Sweets & Snacks Happy Hour at Bicentennial Unity Plaza was just unforgettable.  Imagine the sensation of mingling with both familiar faces and newfound friends, all while savoring complimentary refreshing drinks in the most talked-about new venue in town. Among the games and activities, jump shots were attempted on the basketball court in hopes of winning some awesome swag.


Conclusion RIDEPLAY tv’s coverage of the Sweets & Snacks Expo 2024 was comprehensive, engaging, and mouthwatering. We gave viewers an up-close look at this standout product, showcasing why it deserved the top honor and what makes it a potential game-changer in the market.  Their recap brought the expo’s highlights into the limelight, ensuring that even those who couldn’t attend were able to experience the innovation and excitement of the event. Until next year’s expo, sweet dreams and snackable streams!


About The Sweets & Snacks Expo

The Sweets & Snacks Expo is a trade event formerly known as the Candy Show that showcases candy and snack innovation/products & brings together the manufacturers and the retailers to make decisions about what heads to retail store shelves or through ecom sites. The show highlights confectionery and snack products and the companies that created them in a three-day event. The Sweets & Snacks Expo is the premier confectionery and snack trade show where you will taste and explore new products, find market and consumer insights, and make connections with thousands of industry professionals.



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