Video: Sponsors shine at COEX 2013

Posted by IFMA April 02, 2013

Tagged in Associate Members Chain Operators COEX Manufacturer Members Sponsorship Opportunities

The Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), March 3-6, 2013, was an extraordinary conference that brought together 400 foodservice leaders from the chain operator and IFMA Member community. Without the generous support of our sponsors, COEX would not be possible.

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