Cargill, Herbalife, J.M. Smucker, Pepsi, TreeHouse and Unilever gather to benchmark with the FDA, CARU, CFBAI, NAD and many others in Chicago this May at ACI 6th Advance Regulatory and Compliance Summit on Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising

886L16_header   NEW YORK – March 21, 2016 – American Conference Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce that some of the Food and Beverage Industry’s largest companies will be sending their senior legal representatives to ACI’s 6th Advanced Regulatory and Compliance Summit on Food & Beverage Marketing and Advertising conference, which will take place at the Omni Chicago on May 10-12, 2016.  These industry leaders will also be joined by the Food and Drug Administration, the National Advertising Division, the Children’s Food & Beverage Advertising Initiative as well as the Children’s Advertising Review Unit. These industry leaders will share their insights and best practices on consumer surveys, using the term “natural”, social media, advertising to children and their parents, content claims, mandatory GMO labeling laws and many other pressing issues in the industry. Top marketing attorneys from across the nation gather to benchmark on these topics with Cargill Company, Herbalife, J.M. Smucker Company, Pepsi, TreeHouse Foods, Unilever US, and many others to contemplate the industries toughest challenges in marketing and advertising. Stephanie Butler, Division Manager with ACI remarked that “ACI is pleased to provide conference delegates with the unique experience to have insights provided by leading regulatory attorneys, each with their own vast experience in food and beverage advertising.” Rachel Long, Conference Director with ACI, also noted that, “it is an honor for ACI to have the opportunity to work with these esteemed legal professionals and executives who are so gracious to share their insights with attorneys and other risk management professionals in a climate where the cost for a marketing mistake can be astronomical”. Full information on the summit can be found at A unique organization, American Conference Institute is devoted to providing the business intelligence that senior decision-makers need to respond to challenges both here in the US, and around the world. Staffed by industry specialists, lawyers and other professionals, American Conference Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, the law, and public policy, with a view to providing information on the cutting edge. Headquartered in New York and led by Leigh Gilmore, Senior Vice President, American Conference Institute has grown to produce more than 130 events each year, attended by thousands of senior delegates from across the nation. Learn more –