Health & Safety

The SupplySide East team is committed to the health and safety of all attendees.  As a result of the international situation with COVID-19, our industry supply chains are facing stress and uncertainty. At Informa and SupplySide, we are committed to helping our industry manage this unprecedented situation.

In addition to our industry events, we also offer content, data and expertise that can help companies address supply chain challenges. One such resource is SupplySide Connect, our digital directory of suppliers, ingredients and solutions. You can access this resource at If you would like our personal assistance or have a supply chain need that we can help with, please reach out to us directly

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Exhibitor & Sponsor Contact:

  • Exhibitor registration assistance: 
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    • Toll free: 877-770-1656
    • Local: 913-850-6845
  • All other inquiries:
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Visitor Contact:

  • Email:
  • Toll free: 866-922-0762
  • Local: 708-486-0798

Update on Novel Coronavirus

Update 3/9/2020:

Supply Side East Postponed to June 23 & 24, 2020.  Will Remain at Meadowlands Expo Center

PHOENIX (March 9, 2020) – As a result of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) public health emergency, SupplySide East has
been postponed to June 23 & 24, 2020. The event will still take place at Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ.

“With the uncertainty caused by the evolving coronavirus situation, this postponement is the best course of action for our industry, exhibitors and attendees,” said Jon Benninger, Vice President and Market Leader for SupplySide. “This is an unprecedented time for our industry, and our focus will continue to be on what is best for our industry partners.”

The intent of today’s announcement is to get this Our primary concern is and will always be the safety of our guests and colleagues. We are monitoring the situation and following the guidelines set-forth by our federal and local government and health agencies and are in close on-going contact with local authorities. information about the new dates to the market immediately, and additional details will be forthcoming. The new dates will provide exhibitors more time before incurring shipping and other costs, and all participants will face less pressure to make travel commitments now, when the situation is still so fluid.

Benninger said that the SupplySide team will continue to monitor the situation and work with industry to navigate this challenging time. In addition, SupplySide will use its content and editorial resources to inform and guide the market as the coronavirus situation impacts supply chains and normal business operations.

“We take our role in this industry very seriously and will strive to help our industry understand the business impacts of this situation and the best ways to mitigate them,” he said. “This is new territory for all of us.”

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Staying Safe: Health and Safety Tips

Establish an on-site and off-site meeting place for your staff ahead of time in the event an emergency occurs. 

Establish a company calling/text plan for effective communication for both staff on and offsite. 

Frequently wash hands and utilize hand sanitizers and hand washing stations located throughout the Meadowlands Convention Center. 

Respirator masks will be available onsite upon request.

If you do get sick, there are plenty of remedies at the Walmart Pharmacy, located on Park Plaza Dr just north of the convention center. If you are in need of a hospital, the closest one is the Hudson Valley Regional Hospital. 

Wear good shoes, stay hydrated and get plenty of rest!

If you witness suspicious behavior, please do not hesitate to speak up!  Any member of our staff wearing an Informa badge will be able to assist while onsite at SupplySide East.

You will be required to show your photo ID to receive your badge. Please keep your photo ID with you at ALL times.

Pets are not allowed at SupplySide East. The only exception is for service dogs, which must be kept under control at all times. Please contact customer service with questions.

Once onsite, familiarize yourself with the show layout; locate the first aid station at the back of aisle 200.