81 Results for "Presidents Conference"


“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.

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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.

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

New Interactive Sessions at Presidents Conference

Find out how what attendees said about last year's IFMA/IFDA Presidents Conference and what we're doing to improve the top-to-top conference this year.

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Posted by IFMA July 16, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Connect

Foodservice Operator LeaderThink Features Arby's Executives

Arby’s has experienced strong performance in recent years, which
can be attributed to the work the company has done to rebuild its brand and culture, as well as to product innovation in partnership with franchisees and suppliers. Executives from Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. and U.S. Beef Corp. (the largest Arby's franchisee group) addressed how they worked together to overcome a host of industry challenges and achieve success.

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Posted by IFMA February 01, 2016
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Operators, Insights, Executive Summaries, Leadership

Operators & Manufacturers Rethinking Supplier Relationships

Today's global economy is causing a dynamic shift in the way foodservice operators and the entire supply chain respond to menu development. According to Dave Donnan, partner, A.T. Kearney, foodservice operators are more focused than ever on harnessing strategic relationships with foodservice manufacturers and manufacturers with their suppliers.

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Posted by IFMA August 26, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Optimize, Supply Chain Partners