The IFDA DSC is the premier annual event on the industry calendar where leaders in operations, transportation and technology gather with renowned speakers, innovators and disruptors to chart the future of foodservice distribution.


From solutions to help you meet the challenges of today and tomorrow, tailored education sessions, and exclusive networking opportunities – DSC is a truly unique experience that facilitates the right conversations, enabling individuals and organizations of all sizes to achieve their goals and grow!

The 2019 Distribution Solutions Conference had:

  • More than 300 leading distributor and vendor companies participate.

  • More than 1000 industry leaders come each year.

  • 5 workshop tracks on key operations issues, plus 3 thought-provoking general sessions

  • Networking throughout the conference is an exceptional opportunity to meet peers.

Agenda At A Glance

The IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference includes general sessions, workshops, an expo filled with technology and innovation, and networking that won't quit.

Sunday, October 25
Arrive Sunday afternoon in time for the welcome reception. If you are new to the conference or did not attend last year, make sure to join us for the attendee orientation (includes refreshments) hosted by our planning council.

Monday & Tuesday, October 26-27
Two full days of sessions, expo, and networking that will help you improve your operations. The conference ends on Tuesday evening with our big closing event.

Wednesday, October 28
Facility Tour
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Registration will open Summer 2020.

Hotel & Destination

Please Note: You must register to the conference before you will be able to reserve a guest room at the conference rate.  A housing link will be sent to you with your confirmation details. The room rate is $229.00.

tpamc-exterior-0087-hor-clsc.jpgTampa Marriott Water Street
505 Water St
Tampa, FL 33602

Housing Deadline: Early October 2020

Experience urban convenience and elevated comfort at Tampa Marriott Water Street in Florida. Our beautifully-redesigned waterfront hotel sits adjacent to the convention center in Tampa's dynamic downtown just steps from the Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Aquarium, Amalie Arena and the evolving Sparkman Wharf.


Exhibit at the 2020 IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference

If you provide products and/or services to the foodservice and convenience distribution industries, this is the one conference of the year to meet with executives who have purchasing authority for forklifts, transportation assets, other hardware, technology, and services supporting distribution center and transportation operations. This is key opportunity to develop new business relationships, grow your business, and strengthen relationships with some of your most valued customers. The Distribution Solutions Conference provides in-depth education as well as 9.5 hours of dedicated exposition time.

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