A Top-to-Top Forum for Building Business

January 28-31, 2018   |   Walt Disney World Swan Hotel    |   Orlando, FL

IFDA Partners Executive Forum

The IFDA Partners Executive Forum (PEF) provides an excellent setting for strategic discussions between foodservice distributors and manufacturers. In three days, company teams can hold up to 30 meetings to discuss goals, objectives, and strategies for profitable business growth.

2018 Partners Executive Forum

The 2018 IFDA Partners Executive Forum takes place in easy to reach Orlando at the Walt Disney World Swan.

To have profitable strategic discussions, you need to bring decison makers and make sure you have a well-defined agenda. The end goal is to find ways to build business together and bringing the right people maximizes your results. Meeting participants should include company leadership with full decision-making authority AND personnel with knowledge of specific trade relationships. That includes the CEO or President, senior executives with responsibility for corporate planning, and account managers with knowledge about specific trade relationships. It is important that individuals with authority are present to make commitments as well as executives who manage individual accounts for successful follow-through to commitments.

Agenda

Sunday, January 28

Sunday Night Social featuring the IFDA Partner of the Year

The opening networking event is a great opportunity to catch up with peers and trading partners before top-to-top meetings begin. The evening also features recognition of the IFDA Partner of the Year.

Monday, January 29

IFDA Partners Program Meetings

50-minute meetings on the hour with trading partners. A reception follows Partner Meetings with dinner on your own.

Tuesday, January 30

IFDA Partners Program Meetings

50-minute meetings on the hour with trading partners. A reception follows Partner Meetings with dinner on your own.

Wednesday, January 31

IFDA Partners Program Meetings

35-minute meetings with ten minutes between meetings.

FULL AGENDA

Registration & Brochure

Distributor Company Registration Now Open

Register your company and identify your team leader by September 15.

 


Hotel & Travel

Walt Disney World Swan Hotel

In 2018, the Forum heads to the Swan Hotel, which is very much a business property.