The following is the agenda from the recently concluded 2018 Forum. In addition to the top-to-top meetings that are at the center of the forum, there are numerous networking opportunities including the Sunday Partners Appreciation Reception. Monday and Tuesday also include receptions, followed by open evenings for dinner with trading partners.


Sunday, January 27

12:00 noon - 7:00 p.m.
Registration/Member Services/IFDA Central

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Platinum & Gold MVP Event
(by invitation only)

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
The Social Social: Meet Before You Suite
Our opening social, “Meet Before You Suite,” will feature great food, music, and networking. A number of Partners will be showcasing dishes using their products and we will also be celebrating the 2019 IFDA Partner of the Year. There is no formal program during the event. It is all about networking before our three days of meetings.
 


Monday, January 28

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration/Member Services/IFDA Central

8:00 a.m. - 4:50 p.m.
IFDA Partners Program Meetings
(50-minute meetings on the hour)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
IFDA Monday Night Reception
Hosted by McCain Foodservice

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
IFDA Chairman's Dinner
(by invitation only)

Hosted by Platinum Partners:
Conagra Foodservice, GP Professional, Lamb Weston, McCain Foodservice, Rich Products Corporation


Tuesday, January 29

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration/Member Services/IFDA Central

8:00 a.m. - 4:50 p.m.
IFDA Partners Program Meetings
(50-minute meetings on the hour)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Night Cocktail Reception


Wednesday, January 30

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration/Member Services/IFDA Central

7:45 a.m. - 4:35 p.m.
IFDA Partners Program Meetings
(35-minute meetings with 10-minute travel breaks)