Welcome! ChocolateForce presents The International Chocolate Festival, where 30 years of extraordinary event planning comes together to create the finest Chocolate Fan Event in North America. A true Global event that brings together artisan chocolate makers with fans and buyers.

Why Participate?

The ICF is a remarkable opportunity to be in conversation with your end user customer base. To interact and hear what they have to say about your product, your packaging and your story.

Silicon Valley is all about innovations and each of you are on the cutting edge of your industry. Here, the population not only boasts the highest per capita income in the country, with the highest per capita spending on luxury goods, but also the highest consumption of chocolate in the nation! The perfect storm for chocolate lovers from the 9-country Bay Area as well as the rest of the western USA this event expects to draw from.

The International Chocolate Festival has selected a spacious venue, with potential capacity of holding up to 20,000 visitors. Plenty of room to have a comfortable and energetic experience.

More about the ICF Experience

Attendees will be submerged in a complete chocolate experience – the aromas, the textures and the enticing flavors of the finest chocolates made. They will be wowed by sampling and buying opportunities from rare artisan collections.

Genuine and relevant content that Chocolate Fans crave allow them to dig deeper than ever before. With processing and culinary demonstrations, educational classes, cacao ceremonies and fascinating keynote speakers, the experience will be all about the world of fine chocolate.  Exhibitors are invited to give a demonstration or a lecture. Contact us now before the program fills up!

More Media Exposure

No doubt having this event in Silicon Valley, heart of innovation — will draw tremendous press attention. A Press Room will be the heart of our outreach and the media will have the opportunity to do one on one interviews with makers. We will provide a step and repeat area just for interviews if you would rather not be in your booth.

Booth Pricing

$2000 – Inline 10 x 10
$2500 – Corner 10 x 10
$3000 – Premium 10 x 10


  • 8 ft Table
  • Two chairs
  • Carpeting
  • Trash can
  • Opportunity to be a Speaker or Panelist
  • A discount admission code just for your customers to come visit you
  • One complimentary 2-day parking pass
  • Concierge Services to help unload your vehicles and take your inventory to your booth – depending on onsite availability.
  • Having a professional photographer on site to shoot your products (fee involved)


Email: info@InternationalChocolateFest.com
Or Call: 303-443-4308 to purchase a booth.


Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:00 – 10:00 open for exhibitors
10:00 – 5:00 hall open for attendees

Sunday, April 22, 2018
8:00 – 10:00 open for exhibitors
10:00 – 5:00 hall open for attendees

Note: all booths must be set up by 5:00 Friday. No move in is allowed on Saturday. Press Tour starts at 9am sharp.


San Mateo Event Center – Fiesta Hall
1246 Saratoga Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94403 (halfway between San Jose and San Francisco)
Extensive adjacent public parking available


Thank You To Our 2018 Exhibitors!