Chain Operators EXchange (COEX)

Feb 18

COEX 2019 | New Orleans | February 18 – 20

The IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX)--created by operators, for operators--enables chain operators to take advantage of business building insights and create personal connections with leading manufacturers. With dozens of high-profile operators on the planning committee, the program is truly created for operators. 

No other industry event provides as many opportunities to connect. At COEX, IFMA members and operators have numerous ways to engage, whether during organized one-on-one meetings, entertaining events or roundtable discussions. COEX is a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity for foodservice leaders.

COEX Sponsorships

COEX provides an abundance of sponsorship opportunities allowing companies to promote their brand. Please contact Anthony DePaolo at (312) 504-9885 for 2019 event sponsorship opportunities. 

Who Attends:

  • Senior leaders and decision-makers representing national and regional chains
  • Operator & manufacturer leaders in Culinary, Marketing, Insights and Supply Chain

  • Industry partners/providers

What attendees say about COEX:

"We had a great time at the IFMA Chain Operators EXchange. In fact, we have had three new menu items go through the roof based on the meetings we had at the conference."

-Daniel Collins, SVP Brand Development, East Coast Wings & Grill


COEX 2018 Video Summaries

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COEX 2020 | March 1-3 | New Orleans


 Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

500 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130




COEX Photo Gallery