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.

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.

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.

Dec 07

Strategic Issues Series Webinar

Meal Kits: What Do They Mean for Foodservice?

Time: 1:00-2:00pm CST               CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW