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September 22-25, 2024

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Kansas City, Missouri

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All you need to get ready for exhibiting

On behalf of the IFDA Team, thank you for exhibiting at the upcoming Solutions Conference, September 22-25 in Kansas City, Missouri! We’re excited to welcome you and your team. This page is your resource to help prepare for the event.

Enhance Your Expo Experience – Start Here


Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first time exhibitor at IFDA, this 2024 exhibitor training tutorial will provide you with a roadmap to prepare for the event and make the most of your experience. This video provides helpful information about the Solutions Conference along with tips on how to make the most of your investment.

Access the video here.
Access the Shephard Roadmap here

Additional Exhibitor Video Resources


What Can I Expect Once I Arrive On-Site?

First Time Exhibitor Tips

Exploring the Online Ordering Platform

Exhibitor Manual Essentials

Guide to Effective Booth Budgeting

Understanding Labor Rules & Regulations

Shepard’s Service Commitment

Exhibitor Service Manual


The 2024 IFDA Solutions Conference Exhibitor Service Manual is now available. Please use this document to prepare for exhibiting by ordering booth furnishings, audio/visual or computer equipment, electricity, food, shipping, storage and any other services you require.

Opportunities to Maximize your Presence

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Tell us What’s New

Develop audience traffic to your booth even before the event! Submit your information to let attendees what new products you will have at your booth. Exhibitors can submit what new products/innovative solutions they will have at the Solutions Conference and we will market and promote it to everyone.

Share your Promotional Giveaways

Create additional interest in your booth promotions and giveaways before the event begins. Let us know what giveaways you plan to have for attendees and we will promote those prizes to drive traffic to your booth! Exhibitors will coordinate giveaway delivery with the attendee directly.

Send your info to Matthew Sherring, [email protected]

NEWSpecial Video Feature

As a value-added service, we’re offering you a video showcase sponsorship opportunity to help build brand awareness! This is a great opportunity to create a 3-5 minute video that you can use to showcase your company and capabilities. In addition, you’ll be able to use it for other marketing purposes after the conference. Let us help tell your story.

Learning Lab – Sponsored Speaking Opportunity

Do you have a success story to share with attendees? Do you want to help build brand awareness and drive decision makers to your booth? Learning labs are a great opportunity to generate leads while educating attendees on your solutions. Sponsor a 30 minute session that is held in theaters on the Expo floor. Investment is $3,000 per session as a member, $4,000 per session as a nonmember. Limited spots available – Sign up today!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your company and brand even further with a variety of different engagement options as you support the industry. Sponsorship of The IFDA Solutions Conference provides vendors the ability to build brand awareness with key foodservice distribution executives and leaders.