Presidents Conference

Nov 6

IFMA Presidents Conference 
November 6-8, 2016
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess | Scottsdale, AZ


The IFMA Presidents Conference is the place “Where Leaders Meet.” The 54th annual premier top-to-top forum, co-hosted by the NRA and IFDA, brings together influential leaders of foodservice from the operator, manufacturer and distributor communities. Attendees of this strategic by-invitation-only event will meet, connect and discover insights into the channel’s most timely, critical issues and opportunities.


Who Attends:

  • Senior leaders and decision-makers representing national and regional chains, distributors and manufacturers
  • Top management at companies that help support the industry
  • Ambitious up-and-coming leaders throughout the industry

Executive Summaries from IFMA Presidents Conference 2015:

Dozens of speakers touched on a wealth of topics including geopolitical change, automated foodservice delivery, improved foodservice supplier collaboration with operators, new foodservice marketing strategies needed to address evolving consumer behaviors and much more. Several of the most prominent presentations are covered in the IFMA Presidents Conference 2015 Executive Summary Series.

What attendees say about IFMA Presidents Conference:

"We enjoyed the education, social events and most of all, the networking. We had great conversations with numerous manufacturers on how we can work together to better serve our customers." - Ken Toong, Executive Director, Auxiliary Enterprises, University of Massachusetts Amherst and 2013 IFMA Silver Plate winner.

2016 Presidents Conference Sponsorships

Distributor Awards: 

The Distributor Awards are presented each year at Presidents Conference. The awards acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. 




Members-Only & Operator Event.

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 East Princess Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255-5802