Membership & Dues

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about building your business and shaping the future through IFMA membership. Read on to see how your company fits into IFMA. If you have any questions, be sure to reach out to Cheron Lessmeister, IFMA's Associate Director, Membership.

Regular Manufacturer Membership
Dues: Based on Foodservice Sales Volume

Regular manufacturer membership in IFMA is available to any independent operating company, division or subsidiary of a corporation which is engaged in the manufacturing, processing and marketing of food, supplies or equipment for the foodservice industry. Also see dues calculator above. 

OverBut less than#PlusPer Million of Sales Over
$0 $10 $4,500 $193 $ 1 million
$10 $30 $6,237 $77 $ 10 million
$30 $100 $7,777 $56 $ 30 million
$100 $350 $11,697 $52 $ 100 million
$350 $500 $24,697 $35 $ 350 million
$500 Up $29,947 $17 $ 500 million

Dues: Minimum of $4,500 Per Year

Definition of Foodservice Sales: Foodservice sales shall mean all revenues generated from products and services provided to the foodservice industry.

Associate Membership
$4,950 annual dues
Associate membership in IFMA is available to any company or organization that provides services to the foodservice industry. Categories include: advertising, marketing, marketing research, consulting, public relations, education, trade publications, executive search, information systems, investment banking, professional/trade organizations ,industry services/miscellaneous.

Access Game-Changing Accounts Through an IFMA Associate Membership

IFMA Representation and Participation

Each Regular Manufacturer Member company is entitled to one (1) vote in all matters requiring a vote of member companies. Associate, and International Member companies do not vote.

Each Regular, Associate, and International Member Company is required to specify the name of one primary and one secondary official to represent the company in all membership affairs. Additional names can be added to the association mailing list. 



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