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September 22-25, 2024

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Kansas City, Missouri

Where food distribution, talent and technology intersect

The only event designed by and made for operations professionals in food distribution. 

It’s where solutions come together.

The IFDA Solutions Conference is where food distribution professionals gather with renowned speakers, innovators, and disruptors to chart the future of food distribution. The IFDA Solutions Conference is a truly unique experience that facilitates individuals and organizations of all sizes to achieve their goals and grow.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Pippa Malmgren

Pippa Malgren

Dr. Pippa Malmgren makes the world economy come alive with hope and possibility as she explains the nexus between markets, technology, politics, strategic security and geopolitics. She helps audiences better understand tomorrow’s economy today. She’s advised Presidents and Prime Ministers, co-founded an award-winning tech firm, worked in finance and asset management and served as a judge in The Queen’s Enterprise Awards competition and as a regulator of technology standards.

Dr. Nick Bontis


Dr. Nick Bontis is a tenured professor of strategic management at McMaster University, Canada, he seamlessly blends academic rigor with real-world applications. Dr. Bontis isn’t merely delivering presentations; he crafts impactful experiences, drawing from decades of research published in top journals and implemented by leading global organizations. His dynamic delivery, coupled with his knack for infusing humor, ensures audiences leave not only informed but inspired to translate insights into tangible results.

Keynote Speaker Panel
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Gridiron Greats: An Engagement with Chiefs Legends

These Chiefs legends represent 4 generations of leadership, heroism, and generosity that etched their names in Chiefs history.

But this keynote session is not about stats and scores. It’s about reliving the memories, hearing their stories, and getting a glimpse into the hearts and minds of these gridiron greats.

So, prepare to be entertained, inspired, and maybe even a little starstruck.

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