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.


2024 Chain Operators EXchange

Kansas City, MO
Welcome to IFMA’s 2024 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 o…
3/3/2024 12:00:00 AM


Webinar: IFMA 2024 Foodservice Industry Forecasts

Join us as we share final 2023 estimates and the latest 2024 food away-from-home industry and segment projections. We'll explore industry performance, key drivers, and more.
3/12/2024 11:00:00 AM


70th Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration

Chicago, IL
The 70th Annual IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards Celebration will take place on Saturday night, May 18, 2024 at the historic Chicago Union Station. The Awards Celebration is open to the industry and will bring together past Gold and Silver Plate...
5/18/2024 5:30:00 PM


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


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