Advocate for the Foodservice Distribution Industry

April 18-19, 2018 | Marriott Marquis | Washington DC

IFDA Washington Insight Conference

As a business leader, you need to stay informed about what Washington is contemplating.The IFDA Washington Insight Conference provides a valuable opportunity for IFDA members to learn where federal policy is headed through an agenda where you hear directly from lawmakers, regulators, and other experts. This is a chance to get insights, ask questions, interact with other IFDA member leaders, and meet with your lawmakers.

2018 IFDA Washington Insight Conference

With a pro-business administration in place, this is a tremendous opportunity to visit elected representatives. Together, IFDA Members can blanket Capitol Hill to tell legislative leaders about foodservice industry priorities. This conference is also an important opportunity to hear from officials and other experts about Federal policy and what these will mean to your business.

The first day of the conference includes "insight" sessions in the morning followed by Capitol Hill visits in the afternoon and then the Thomas Jefferson Awards reception. The second day includes an opening discussion about what was accomplished on Capitol Hill, addition insights sessions, and a concluding lunch buffet as people depart. Subjects on the agenda will be released as speakers are confirmed.


Wednesday, April 18

Washington Insights & Congressional Visits

Featuring Congressional speakers and policy experts in the morning and Hill visits in the afternoon.

Wednesday, April 18

Thomas Jefferson Awards Reception

During the 2018 conference, IFDA members will present the Thomas Jefferson Awards to recognize lawmakers who have demonstrated a commitment to economic prosperity and free enterprise.

Thursday, April 19

Washington Insights

The final morning insight session includes a Hill visit debriefing and continued insights from Washington policymakers.


Registration & Brochure

Available in January

Registration opens in January

Hotel & Travel

April 18-19, 2018

Marriott Marquis

The room block opens in January.