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A Few Things You Shouldn’t Gamble on at COEX

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Unless you really need to up your trade management game. Then you probably don’t want to keep it a secret.


Paul Wietecha to Speak at Pentallect GPO Summit

We’re thrilled to announce that our President & CEO, Paul Wietecha, will be a keynote speaker at the first ever Pentallect Strategic Summit, The Fight for the Foodservice “Sweet Spot”: GPO Traction with Independents. The summit will be held on April 26, 2017 at the Gleacher Center in Chicago.


Registration Opens for Smoke Jumpers XV

Join us May 17 – 19, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois for the event we’ve all been waiting for. Smoke Jumpers XV. Our FIFTEENTH Smoke Jumpers conference. We’re celebrating by opening the event to all CPG Trade Management Pioneers.


2016 | Year in Review

2016 was another banner year for Blacksmith Applications and we couldn’t be more excited about the future! We continued to grow our business and increase value for our customers.