Presidents Conference

Nov 4

2018 IFMA Presidents Conference 
November 4-6
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge | Phoenix, AZ

The IFMA Presidents Conference is the place “Where Leaders Meet.” The 56th 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. Attendees of this strategic by-invitation-only event will meet, connect and discover insights into the channel’s most timely, critical issues and opportunities.

Who Attends:

  • Senior leaders and decision-makers representing national and regional chains, distributors and manufacturers
  • Top management at companies that help support the industry
  • Ambitious up-and-coming leaders throughout the industry



2018 Presidents Conference Sponsorships

The IFMA Presidents Conference 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.

Executive Summaries

The Presidents Conference 2016 Executive Summary Series covering the most popular presentations offered during the event are available below. 2017 Video Summaries coming soon!

2016 Presidents Conference Executive Summaries


Distributor Awards: 

The Distributor Awards are presented each year at Presidents Conference. The awards acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. 



Members-Only & Operator Event.

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054

A Look Into Presidents Conference 2017



2017 Presidents Conference Photo Gallery