Visitor FAQ

Event Registration

Food ingredients North America and SupplySide West is a trade show and is not open to the general public. For information on who is eligible and what business proof is acceptable please review the Approved Business Categories Defined.

Registration for our 2022 show is not yet open. To be one of the first notified once registration opens, click here.

Our 2022 package options and pricing can be found here.

If you purchase an Expo Hall Pass, all education sessions require separate registration. If you purchase an Education Pick 3 Pass,
you are able to pick 3 education sessions that are included in your registration price. If you purchase the Global Pass, all education sessions are included.

If you are not able to attend in person, we offer a Virtual Pass that grants access to all education sessions livestreamed and on demand
on SupplySide Network 365. There is also a Virtual Pass Upgrade option that you can add on to your Expo Hall pass to gain access to all education sessions following the event on-demand on SupplySide Network 365. Check our package options and pricing page for more information.

No one under the age of 18 is allowed on the show floor without direct adult supervision at all times.  There must be one accompanying
adult 18 years of age or older per child. No strollers are allowed on the show floor at any time. At no time are persons under the age of 18 allowed on the show floor during move-in and move-out – even if supervised. This policy is strictly enforced.

All children, regardless of age, require a badge and the completion of a wavier form. If not pre-registered, they must register on-site.
Children are not charged a registration fee. Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to attend sessions in classrooms. This can be disruptive to other attendees, the speaker(s) and the recording of the class.

To receive a copy of the waiver form and register a child for the event and please contact Customer Service

The Fi North America & SupplySide West team has been proactively monitoring the current status of COVID-19 and seeking guidance from
public health authorities, Mandalay Bay, and the city of Las Vegas, NV. SupplySide West is going ahead as planned with increased precautions and we are working diligently behind the scenes to deliver an impactful and engaging event this October/ November.

To ensure your early commitment is hassle-free, all attendees taking advantage of Early Bird Registration will receive a 100% refund if for
any reason you need to cancel, no questions asked. All cancellation requests should be submitted in writing to [email protected].100% refunds are applicable for those who register on or before September 8, 2022. Registrations after September 8th will incur a $35 administration fee. No refunds will be issued after October 26, 2022.

See more information about how to register as press here. For questions about releases and announcements, contact [email protected].

Onsite Registration Hours and Locations are:

  • Monday, October 31

Bayside A and Bayside F Foyer 7am-5pm - Lower Level, Islander Registration Desk 7am-3pm  

  • Tuesday,November 1

Bayside A and Bayside F Foyer 7am-5pm - Lower Level, Islander Registration Desk 7am-3pm  

  • Wednesday, November 2

Bayside A and Bayside F Foyer 7am-5:30pm - Lower Level, Islander Registration Desk 8am-1pm

  • Thursday, November 3

Bayside A 8am-5pm Bayside F Foyer 8am-1pm - Lower Level, Islander Registration Desk 8-11am

  • Friday, November 4

Lower Level, Islander Registration Desk 8-11am


Education FAQs

To view this years education sessions, please see our 2022 schedule

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to attend sessions in classrooms. This can be disruptive to other attendees, the speaker(s) and the recording of the class.

Presentation slides will be available to registrants on SupplySide Network 365 on the session page within the agenda, along with the on-demand recordings of the sessions. 

Venue and Travel FAQs

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119. For directions, and
travel tips see the Venue page.

To view driving directions or airline travel discounts, please review our transportation page.

The company handling hotel reservations is onPeak. They provide discounted rooms close to the exposition center. This service guarantees you a set rate and also puts you in a hotel within walking distance to the expo center. Our 2022 Hotel information is not available yet. Please check back in 2022 for the most up-to-date hotel information.

To request a visa letter you must first register to attend SupplySide West. During your registration you can request a visa letter that, upon registration approval, will be available for download in your registration dashboard. If you have any questions regarding your visa letter, click here.

Trade Show Floor FAQs

2022 Show Dates are Monday, October 31- Friday, November 4. Expo Hall dates are Wednesday, November 2, 10am-5:30pm & Thursday,
November 3, 10am-5pm.

For safety reasons, rolling carts, horses, rolling bags, strollers and bags with wheels are not permitted on the show floor during show hours. 

Our 2022 Baggage check information is coming soon.

Expo Hall dates are Wednesday, November 2, 10am-5:30pm & Thursday, November 3, 10am-5pm.

Mobile App FAQs

Make sure you register for SupplySide Network 365, which will serve as the official mobile app of SupplySide West, and will also enable you to build connections, learn about innovations and trends within our industry and connect with the SupplySide community year-round. 

After completing your SupplySide Network 365 registration, you will receive an email from [email protected] with the subject line “[Action Required] Here’s your profile activation link!” Open that email and click the “Get Started” button which will
prompt you to set up a password to log-in. 

If you are having issues logging in, please contact our Client Services Team or reach out to our Digital Project Manager who can assist you. You can also view our Member Resources page for information on getting started, navigating SupplySide Network 365, expanding your network and troubleshooting issues. 

Exhibiting and Sponsorship FAQs

An account manager can be contacted directly to assist you with booth selection; or you may fill out an application and exhibit space contract and return it with a deposit to our offices immediately following the current show. We will assign booths first-come, first-served. Please visit the Contact the Sales Team page to see our Account Managers and their regions. Learn more on our About Exhibiting page.

Whether the objective of your show is to educate attendees on your science, launch a new product line, or dominate the category, your booth space is only the start of your company’s ability to draw attention to your products or services. Make the very most of the trade show experience! Refer to the Sponsorship Opportunities section for a list of ideas and packages.


Yes. Cloakroom facility is available for coats and luggage.

There is WiFi available at the exhibition. Details and passwords will be available when you visit the event.

Yes, there are several catering facilities.

Online Services

Please go to the exhibitor list to see who is participating at Fi North America. The exhibitor list will appear in the top menu once available.

Please contact our client services team for the latest technical floorplan.

Check out our Show Highlights page and the agenda to see what's on during the event. These pages will appear in the top menu once available.