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The IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX)--created by operators, for operators--enables chain operators to take advantage of business building insights and create personal connections with leading manufacturers. With dozens of high-profile operators on the planning committee, the program is truly created for operators. 

No other industry event provides as many opportunities to connect. At COEX, IFMA members and operators have numerous ways to engage, whether during organized one-on-one meetings, entertaining events or roundtable discussions. COEX is a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity for foodservice leaders.

Who Attends:

  • Senior leaders & decision-makers representing national & regional chains
  • Operator & manufacturer leaders in culinary, marketing, insights & supply chain
  • Industry partners/providers


What Attendees Are Saying:

“IFMA COEX brings together leaders of the industry to discuss trends, build relationships and discuss challenges we all face in the foodservice industry. It's timely, efficient to meet customers, and a value for all!”

- Karl Kaufman Jennie-O Turkey Store


It’s Never Too Early To Save the Date

COEX 2020 | March 1-3 | New Orleans