The 2018 CDBX
will be held at
The Westin Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
September 23-26, 2018


CDBX 2018 Schedule

Sunday, September 23, 2018

8:00 am–6:00 pm Registration Desk Open (Superior East - 2nd Floor)
9:30 am–10:30 am Executive Committee (Parks Boardroom - 3rd Floor)
10:30 am–11:00 am Finance Committee (Parks Boardroom - 3rd Floor)
11:00 am–11:30 am Governance & Nominating Committee (Parks Boardroom - 3rd Floor)
11:30 am–12:00 pm Past Chairs Advisory Council (Ontario - 2nd Floor)
12:00 pm–1:00 pm Events Planning Task Force (Ontario - 2nd Floor)
12:30 pm–2:00 pm Buffet Luncheon (Great Lakes Foyer - 2nd Floor)
1:00 pm–2:00 pm Warehouse-Delivered Snack Committee (Erie - 2nd Floor)
2:00 pm–3:00 pm Education & Research Committee (Ontario - 2nd Floor)
Government Affairs Committee (Huron B/C - 2nd Floor)
Industry Affairs Committee (Erie - 2nd Floor)
3:30 pm–4:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting (Chicago Ballroom - 16th Floor)
5:00 pm–6:00 pm CDBX Welcome Reception (Michigan Ballroom - 2nd Floor)
Sponsored by RAI Trade Marketing Services Co.

Monday, September 24, 2018

6:30 am–5:45 pm Registration Desk Open (Superior East - 2nd Floor)
7:00 am–9:00 am CDBX Breakfast Open (Michigan Ballroom - 2nd Floor)
Sponsored by BIC Consumer Products, USA
8:00 am–11:35 am Business Exchange Meetings
11:45 am–1:00 pm CDA Awards Luncheon (Great Lakes Grand Ballroom)
Sponsored by The Hershey Co.
            Chair's Address
            Dean of the Industry Award
            Annual Membership Meeting
1:15 pm–5:35 pm Business Exchange Meetings
5:45 pm–6:45 pm CDBX Reception (Michigan Ballroom - 2nd Floor)
Sponsored by Altria Group Distribution Co.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

6:30 am–5:45 pm Registration Desk Open (Superior East - 2nd Floor)
7:00 am–9:00 am CDBX Breakfast Open (Michigan Ballroom - 2nd Floor)
Sponsored by Swisher International, Inc.
8:00 am–5:35 pm Business Exchange Meetings
11:30 am–1:30 pm CDBX Lunch Open (Michigan Ballroom - 2nd Floor)
Sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery US
5:45 pm–6:45 pm CDBX Reception (Chicago Ballroom - 16th Floor)
Sponsored by ITG Brands, LLC

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

6:30 am–12:00 pm Registration Desk Open (Superior East - 2nd Floor)
7:00 am–9:00 am CDBX Breakfast Open (Michigan Ballroom - 2nd Floor)
Co-sponsored by JT International USA, Inc. &
Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA)
8:00 am–12:20 pm Business Exchange Meetings 
12:20 pm CDBX Adjourns


*Schedule is subject to change.