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.

Foodservice Executives Honored at Awards Programs during IFMA’s 53rd Annual Presidents Conference

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, NOV. 3, 2015—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) honored several executives and companies through multiple awards issued at IFMA’s 53rd Annual Presidents Conference, co-hosted by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA). Five different award categories paid tribute to a variety of foodservice professionals and companies who demonstrated overall excellence that benefitted the industry as a whole.

6 Things Foodservice Leaders Want You to Know

Presidents Conference 2015 inspired us to ask some critical questions about leadership in the foodservice industry in the recent #IFMAchat tweet chat. Find out what your fellow leaders had to say on topics like mentorship, teamwork and the importance of working your way up.

IFMA Distributor Award Winners Note Supplier Nominators as Strategic Partners

Gordon Food Service, Cheney Brothers and Shamrock Foods Company were each recognized with IFMA Distributor Awards in three unique categories at the IFMA Presidents Conference last November. Executives from all three companies said the value of receiving their respective award did more than build relationships with foodservice suppliers and validate their business models. In addition, it helped them recognize employees for all they do for the foodservice industry.

"Bottom Line Branding": 6 Key Principles from Dunkin' Brands

"Bottom Line Branding" is about creating demand and driving sales in today's changing world," according to Dunkin' Brands Global President, Marketing and Innovation, John Costello. At Presidents Conference 2013 John spoke about establishing the six key principles of how you build a business and create demand in today's environment.

Bring your Operator Partner to Presidents Conference

Bring your operator guests to 2015 Presidents Conference and use the power of collaboration to increase your success, foster your relationships, and win the consumer’s choice – together. 

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.