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Included in Your Annual Membership

Join a community of foodservice leaders representing companies up and down the supply chain.

  • 100% member driven through committee participation
  • Shape industry initiatives and insights
  • Benefit from fellow industry leaders

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IFMA is a member driven trade association—from the board of directors to individual company members. This allows the membership to:

  • Set the course and focus on priorities for IFMA
  • Provide direct control and participation in the creation and ongoing management of all IFMA activities, initiatives and conference agendas
  • Build a strong relationship with operators, distributors and associate members who provide products and services to IFMA and the industry

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The portal of the foodservice industry. Every activity, program or project is detailed on the website and is the central point for all interaction with IFMA. Complete scheduling, details and participation/registration information can be accessed from the website. Content includes:

  • Interactive online tools, including IFMA’s Operator Landscape Portal
  • Research study reports, including The Modern Operator
  • Executive summaries from all IFMA Events
  • Whitepapers summarizing Insights & Best Practices
  • Video resources on IFMA TV


Access valuable industry information, efficiently and affordably.

  • Turn actionable insights into profitable strategies
  • Drive your business forward with market-ready ideas
  • Stay ahead of the game with fresh, powerful, perspectives

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Your access to the industry’s first comprehensive and interactive framework offering insights into the disruptive forces impacting the current and future state of the foodservice landscape. Three core pillars for insights, include:

    • New Operator Landscape Portal - A customizable online tool that enhances segment knowledge, provides market level data and profiles consumers. 
    • New Go-to-Market Model – An interactive model to identify leading and emerging distribution channels and how operators use them.
    • The Consumer Food JourneySM – Offering an end-to-end understanding of how consumers make their food and beverage choices

Learn more about Food Future 2025TM >>


Providing cutting-edge insights on critical industry issues, this member-only series for IFMA Manufacturers features a combination of 8-10 webinars and 2-3 in-person events a year. Each in-person event includes registration for 2 attendees, plus a whitepaper with impactful and actionable insights on key topics, from GPOs to segment-specific consumer data. 

A daily food service bulletin covering the grains, proteins, dairy, energy and softs markets and futures. Part of ArrowStream’s Commodity Intelligence Solutions, IFMA members get complimentary access to Arrowstream’s Maloni Report through March 31, 2020.

Gain access to proven solutions that improve your bottom line.

  • Implement processes based on industry standards
  • Enable profitable solutions
  • Access proven strategies for partner collaboration

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Research studies, articles, webinars, and white papers on topics including Supply Chain Optimization, People Future 2025, Operator Collaboration Model, Joint Business Model, past Strategic Issues Series and IFMA conference content. Developed by key leaders in the industry, these resources keep you up-to-date on the latest findings and provide recommendations to make sure your business remains competitive and prepared for the future.

The Foundation initiates and funds programs to provide scholarships that support the next generation of foodservice leaders, and contributes to the ongoing growth of the foodservice industry.

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Featuring a collection of resources addressing GS-1 Standards issues, these best practice resources help with the adoption and implementation of GS-1 Standards within the foodservice supply chain to give your business a competitive edge.


IFMA creates opportunities to engage one-on-one at meetings with top decision makers.

  • Create powerful partnerships with peers, distributors, and operators
  • Gain insights from and share ideas with industry leaders  
  • Connect with 80% of foodservice volume

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IFMA recognizes outstanding operators, manufacturers, distributors and associate partners through several award programs, enabling nominators to show how much they care about their customers and colleagues. Award nominations include:

  • Gold & Silver Plate
  • Operator Innovation Awards (COEX)
  • Distributor Awards (Presidents Conference)

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  • Some of the foodservice industry’s most compelling topics, issues and opportunities are addressed during IFMA’s conferences. Selected presentations delivered at these events are captured in an Executive Summary. Once each Executive Summary is released, the gated content is only available to members for the first six months. Connectivity Executive Summaries include the following three events:

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Enter your annual foodservice sales in millions (e. $50,000,000 = $50).