Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum

Aug 8

About the Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum

Join IFMA at the annual Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum (MSLF)  August 8-9, 2017 in Chicago, hosted by Tyson Foods. The conference focuses on marketing and sales collaboration, providing these professionals the means to apply actionable insights and best practices to work together to improve both strategic planning and go-to-market execution.  

The program serves to unravel the complexities of the foodservice landscape, delivering powerful insights into the consumer, operator and distributor communities, as well as communicating how to best utilize the available tools for improved collaboration and tactical go-to-market execution.

Who attends:

  • Foodservice Business Unit Management
  • Sales Professionals:
    • Sr. Sales Management
    • Regional and Broker Management
    • Distributor Sales
    • Chain Account Sales
    • Foodservice Management Company Sales
    • Segment Sales
  • Marketing Professionals:
    • Sr. Marketing Management
    • Product Management
    • Segment/Customer
    • Insights Manager
    • Category Management Professionals
  • Industry Resources:
    • Marketing & Communications Agencies
    • Brokers
    • Consultants
    • Research Companies
    • Operators
    • Distributors
    • Technology Companies
    • Recruiting Companies

Get Even More Out of your MSLF Experience

A successful internship program can lead to a future of valuable foodservice employees. The IFMA Education Foundation recognizes this and offers you the opportunity to bring an intern to the Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum for FREE with each paid registration. Contact Laura Everly at for full details.

Continue Your MSLF Experience at Datassential FOODSCAPE

FOODSCAPE launches August 9-10 in Chicago, kicking off immediately after MSLF to bring you bleeding-edge insights into the future of food. Technology and shifting consumer needs are colliding to reshape the food landscape; learn directly from chain operators and leading experts in the fields of plant-based eating, third party delivery, and automation – and how these forces are revolutionizing the way consumers engage with food.

FOODSCAPE adds one day to your agenda, wrapping up at 5pm on Thursday, August 10. Take advantage of the early bird rate by registering here.

2017 Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum Sponsorships

The Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum provides an abundance of sponsorship opportunities allowing companies to promote their brand. Please contact Anthony DePaolo at (312) 504-9885 for 2017 event sponsorship opportunities. 

Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum Sponsorships


2016 IFMA Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum (MSLF)

The MSLF 2016 Executive Summary Series covering the most popular presentations offered during this event are now available to IFMA members.

MSLF 2016 Executive Summaries