77th Annual Production Conference | April 15-17, 2024

Lancaster County Convention Center, Lancaster, PA

The PMCA Annual Production Conference is a premier technical conference for the confectionery and snack industry. Each presentation in our program is reviewed by a committee to ensure high-quality information on essential and trending topics.

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Conference Highlights

Check out the program, speakers, photos and more from the 76th Annual Production Conference held April 17-19, 2023.

Marie Kelso Award

Marie Kelso Memorial Award

This award is given to the author of the presentation at the previous year’s conference that most significantly contributes to industry knowledge.

Speaker Benefits

Interested Speakers

Automatic eligibility for the Marie Kelso Memorial Award and being published in MC Magazine are just a few benefits of speaking at a PMCA production conference.

Hans Dresel Award

Hans Dresel Memorial Award

This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated a significant or long-term active contribution to the confectionery industry.

Al and Michael Allured

Participation Grant

The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education provides grants to those who would like to attend an educational event in the US confectionery industry but are unable due to financial constraints.

Propose a Topic

Propose a Topic

Are you interested in presenting at our conference or proposing a topic on behalf of your company? Is there is a topic you wish to learn more about? Submit a proposal for our Program Committee’s review.

Thank You 2023 Event Sponsors