Presidents Conference Committee

The Presidents Conference Committee plays an integral part in the development of the annual conference's programming, including identifying key areas of focus, expert presenters, networking opportunities and more.

Dunkin’ Brands CEO to Deliver Closing Keynote at Presidents Conference

With the foodservice landscape changing before our eyes, it is imperative to look around the corner and lead with a vision for tomorrow. IFMA is pleased to welcome Nigel Travis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin’ Brands, to expound upon his industry experience during his closing keynote at the 54th Annual IFMA Presidents Conference. 

2014 IFMA Presidents Conference Executive Summary Series

The 2014 Foodservice "State of the Industry Report" is one of 10 powerful presentations that are covered in the 2014 IFMA Presidents Conference Executive Summary Series, all of which are now made available as a resource for culinary, marketing, sales/supply chain, insights and executive leaders in the foodservice industry.

2015 "State of the Foodservice Industry" Report

Supported by two recent IFMA surveys, leaders of the foodservice industry’s largest associations representing manufacturers, operators and distributors revealed the state of the foodservice industry today, as well as several areas where big changes are expected in the years to come. These findings were presented during IFMA Presidents Conference 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ.

IFMA Names 2015 Top Distributors in Foodservice

CHICAGO, SEPT. 23, 2015— The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) today announced the winners of the 9th Annual Distributor Awards, which acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. Shamrock Foods, Cheney Brothers and the Gordon Family of Gordon Food Service will each be honored during the Distributor Awards ceremony at IFMA’s 53rd Annual Presidents Conference, co-hosted by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) in Scottsdale, AZ this Nov. 1-4.

IFMA Announces NRA to Co-Host IFMA's 53rd Annual Presidents Conference

CHICAGO, AUG. 10, 2015—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced today that the National Restaurant Association (NRA) will join the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) as co-hosts for IFMA's 53rd Annual Presidents Conference. The by-invitation-only forum is where leaders from the operator, manufacturer, distributor and allied partner communities meet to address the critical issues and opportunities facing the industry.

Nov 06

Presidents Conference

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.

Nov 29

Presidents Conference Committee Meeting

The Presidents Conference Planning Committee holds monthly calls to create and promote Presidents Conference, occuring in November in Scottsdale, AZ.