Overview

PEF_logo_225.pngIFDA’s annual signature event is the must-attend executive level meeting for distributors looking to maximize growth of their foodservice channels. Curated for the top level of foodservice executives, the IFDA Partners Executive Forum is the optimal intimate setting for strategic discussions between foodservice distributors and manufacturers.

“IFDA PARTNERS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT MEETINGS WE PARTICIPATE IN ANNUALLY, ALIGNING OUR GOALS WITH VALUED PARTNERS FOR THE COMING YEAR.” - MIKE SWEET, PRESIDENT, BEN E. KEITH

A PERSONALLY TAILORED, CONCIERGE-DRIVEN EVENT

PEF_10REASONSflyer_ART.pngThe Partners Executive Forum facilitates the meetings that will accelerate your business objectives. In three days, company teams may hold 30+ meetings to discuss goals, objectives, and strategies to improve your bottom line. IFDA is there every step of the way with tools and best practices insights to help you prepare and follow-up for maximum productivity and success.

From start to finish IFDA provides the tools, atmosphere and support distributors need to make the  cost of their time and investment in the Partners Executive Forum. The event schedule provides a variety of opportunities for peer networking in small and large group settings.

Click on the graphic on the right to learn more about the Top 10 Reasons to Attend Partners Executive Forum.

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Agenda At A Glance

Sunday, January 27
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 28
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 29
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 30
IFDA Partners Program Meetings
35-minute meetings with ten minutes between meetings.

Registration

Distributor Registration for the 2019 Partners Executive Forum is now open. 

 Questions? Contact Jodee Hunt at IFDA at (703) 962-9938 or by email.

Distributor Company Registration

Download Company Registration Form

Online Distributor Registration

Registration Deadline for the 2019 Forum is: September 29, 2018

Distributor Team Member Registration

Download Team Member Registration Form

Registration Deadline for the 2019 Forum is: December 22, 2018
 

Manufacturing Partner Registration

Online Manufacturer Registration

Manufacturer Partner Registration Form

Hotel & Destination

Accommodations

The Walt Disney World Swan provides an outstanding location for this top-to-top event. The property includes numerous meeting rooms and spacious suites for IFDA Partner meetings, an easy to navigate floor plan, business center, and a nearby digital print facility. While all forum meetings and events take place at the Swan, the overall resort includes both the Swan and Dolphin facilities.

Among its many features, the resort includes well appointed guest rooms, as well as a wide range of amenities including jogging trails, health club, the Mandara Spa, and access to three Walt Disney World 18-hole golf courses as well as the 9-hole Oak Trail Golf Course.

Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Orlando, FL
Hotel Phone: (407) 934-4000
Reservations: Reservations are available on a tiered basis.

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