74 Results for "Presidents Conference"

2013 IFMA Excellence in Distribution Award – Merchants Foodservice

Merchants Foodservice's motto, "Whatever it takes," has taken them far beyond where they started 100 years ago as a wholesale grocery company. Find out what makes them a 2013 IFMA Distributor Award winner.

Posted by Caroline Perkins, president of The Foodservice Content Company October 10, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Distinguished Foodservice Awards, Distributor Awards, Supply Chain Partners

IFMA Presidents Conference 2015 Executive Summary Series

IFMA Presidents Conference 2015 addressed the most critical issues expected to bring massive transformative change to the foodservice industry over the next five years. Dozens of speakers touched on a wealth of topics including geopolitical change, automated foodservice delivery, improved foodservice supplier collaboration with operators, new foodservice marketing strategies needed to address evolving consumer behaviors and much more. View executive summaries covering the most engaging presentations given at the conference.

Posted by IFMA February 01, 2016
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Events, Sales / Supply Chain, Joint Business Planning (JBP), Insights, Center of Best Practices, Marketing, Executive Summaries, Leadership, Culinary

Involve Your Emerging Leader in Foodservice Conversations

With consumer needs and technology evolving at a rapid pace, foodservice is undergoing a transformative change that requires the best and brightest minds working to win the consumer’s food dollar.  Where better to help strengthen the leadership skills and knowledge of your organization’s emerging leaders than at Presidents Conference, where executive leaders meet to discuss issues and more?

Posted by IFMA October 13, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Distributors, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members, Insights

“It’s not personal, it’s just business.”

It's a phrase you hear often in business dealings. Yet in today's rapidly evolving world, this mindset leads to rigid, us vs. them relationships that can't withstand a market that demands constant change and adaptation. At Presidents Conference 2013, Kate Vitasek, author of the book series Vested, took the audience deep into collaborative relationships to help them understand which types are appropriate for which relationship.

Posted by Kate Vitasek, author of the "Vested" book series November 21, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Foodservice Operators

How The University of Massachusetts is Transforming College and University Dining

Key trends that will shape the immediate future of foodservice can almost always be found on college campuses. Such is the opinion of Ken Toong, executive director, Auxiliary Enterprises at the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Toong spoke at IFMA’s 2015 Presidents Conference and also shared additional insights with Ideas magazine, published by The Boston Globe where he noted several trends to look for include sustainability, local sourcing and animal welfare.

Posted by IFMA November 13, 2015
Tagged in: Gold & Silver Plate, Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Operators