2024 Annual Meeting & Exhibits Registration Open

ASTA is thrilled to invite the spice industry to gather this spring at the 2024 Annual Meeting & Exhibits! Join industry colleagues in Tucson, Arizona, from April 16-18 to take part in one-of-a-kind education and networking opportunities while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Southwest.

With ASTA’s packed educational and social program, you will:

  • Gain valuable insights and participate in conversations about pressing issues impacting the spice industry on sustainability, food safety culture, crop reports, and more.
  • Explore the regulatory landscape governing pesticides in the U.S. market, analyze global enforcement trends, and discuss effective strategies for ensuring compliance with U.S. regulations at the Symposium on Navigating Lack of Harmonization of Pesticide MRLS for Spices.
  • Hear unique perspectives from leaders and experts at the forefront of the food industry, such as former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannis.
  • Review recent weather events and discover in-season risks for the industry in ASTA’s first Lunch and Learn event.
  • Mix and mingle with the key players in the U.S. spice industry, peruse tabletop exhibits, and meet and greet colleagues, old and new.
  • Enjoy exciting networking experiences from tequila tasting to hiking, lawn games, line-dancing, golf, and more, while you discover Tucson’s beauty, culture, and tastes while connecting with trade colleagues and friends. 

Don’t miss the chance to join your spice industry colleagues for exciting learning and networking! Register by March 5 to take advantage of the special early bird rates, and check out the exhibit and sponsorship opportunities to showcase your brand at the premier industry event of the year.