When you attend an IFMA event, you’re sure to come away with a fresh perspective and mutually beneficial relationships you may have never formed otherwise.

We pride ourselves in serving the industry with premier events that equip manufacturers, operators, distributors and allied partners to strengthen their position and strategies in the industry.

From dynamic speakers addressing relevant foodservice industry topics to award celebrations recognizing renowned industry talent, our events are truly marked by excellence. We believe in the power of gathering, educating and connecting, and we hope you’ll be part of the action at one of our upcoming events.

Jun
20
2024

Webinar: Leveraging Demographics for Menu Trends

Join this exclusive webinar to learn how leveraging menu demographics and consumer insights can help operators enhance their brand and better appeal to target guests.
6/20/2024 11:00:00 AM

Jul
23
2024

July 23 2024 Foodservice Fundamentals

Chicago, IL
The foodservice industry is evolving and our industry can no longer be inwardly focused. The 2024 Foodservice Fundamentals provides a primer on not only the industry, but the consumers and operators that create and drive demand. The program’s new da…
7/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Aug
6-8
2024

Virtual Marketing & Sales Conference 2024

IFMA's Virtual Marketing & Sales Conference, brings together the insights, experts, tools, and resources marketing and sales professionals need today to plan for 2024 and beyond.
8/6/2024 12:00:00 AM

Nov
3-5
2024

Presidents Conference 2024

Scottsdale, AZ
This top-to-top forum brings together influential leaders of foodservice from the operator, manufacturer and distributor communities. Attendees will meet, connect and discover insights into food-away-from-home's most critical issues.
11/3/2024 12:00:00 AM

Mar
2-5
2025

2025 Chain Operators EXchange

Kansas City, MO
Welcome to IFMA’s 2025 Chain Operators EXchange (COEX)! The IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) is the food-away-from-home industry’s only conference truly developed by operators, for operators. With an agenda built by a committee of 40+ chains of …
3/2/2025 12:00:00 AM

May
17
2025

IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration

Chicago, IL
The IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration will take place on Saturday night, May 17, 2025 at the historic Chicago Union Station. The Awards Celebration is open to the industry and will bring together past Gold and Silver Plate...
5/17/2025 5:30:00 PM

Nov
2-4
2025

Presidents Conference 2025

Scottsdale, AZ
This top-to-top forum brings together influential leaders of foodservice from the operator, manufacturer and distributor communities. Attendees will meet, connect and discover insights into food-away-from-home's most critical issues.
11/2/2025 12:00:00 AM

Nov
1-3
2026

Presidents Conference 2026

Scottsdale, AZ
This top-to-top forum brings together influential leaders of foodservice from the operator, manufacturer and distributor communities. Attendees will meet, connect and discover insights into food-away-from-home's most critical issues.
11/1/2026 12:00:00 AM