The premier industry forum for senior leaders from across the supply chain

IFMA’s Presidents Conference is designed specifically for decision-makers from across the food-away-from-home ecosystem.

Connect and network with other senior leaders within the manufacturer, operator, distributor, and allied partner communities at unique events starting on Sunday afternoon, November 3 at the award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.

We’ll examine new strategies and tactics that leverage changes occurring across the industry. When you understand the evolution of the supply chain, you may see how to optimize those changes to build new opportunities for your business.

You’ll find intriguing speakers, exclusive and immersive in-person experiences, engaging education sessions, and outdoor celebrations. Solidify your understanding of the industry of tomorrow, make lasting memories, and build new relationships with your colleagues, peers, and customers at this renowned annual event.

Registration Now Open



Who Attends:

  • Senior leaders and decision-makers representing food-away-from-home manufacturers, distributors and operators—including regional and national chains and non-commercial operators such as K-12, College & Universities, Healthcare, Business & Industry, etc.
  • Top management at companies that help support the industry.
  • Ambitious up-and-coming leaders throughout the industry.


What Attendees Are Saying:

“I always return from the IFMA Presidents Conference reenergized about our Industry and impressed with the talent that exists within...the food-away-from-home channel.”

- Tom Ruszkowski, Red Diamond, Inc.

“IFMA Presidents Conference is a great opportunity to come together with industry colleagues and partners to learn, exchange ideas, better understand the challenges we face, and work together to solve them.”

- Kirk Rodriguez, Texas Tech University

“Excellent, excellent, excellent conference!!!”

- Bill Ritcey, Farm to Plate