The IFDA Solutions Conference is where food distributors find actionable solutions and strategic insights. Taking place Sept. 11-13 in Fort Worth, Texas, this reimagined version of IFDA's premier annual event (formerly known as the Distribution Solutions Conference) builds on that event's legacy through an expanded focus on interactive learning that helps food distributors meet the challenges of the moment.
  • The only event designed by and made for operations professionals in the food distribution industry
  • World-class education across six content tracks: transportation, warehousetalent, technology, retail food distribution, and management. Each workshop session is jam-packed with the info you need to take your team to the next level. 
  • Over 150+ top industry vendors showcasing exciting new technology
Two full days of interactive workshops on:  
  • Warehouse Innovation
  • FSMA & Traceability
  • De-escalation to Avoid Potential Workplace Conflicts
  • Union Organizing Prevention
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Ergonomics
  • Engaging Safety Programs
  • Hiring & Engagement
  • Best Practices in Performance Coaching
  • Managing Camera Use
  • Strategies for Future Disruption
  • Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Operations Management


Registration is now open for the 2023 IFDA Solutions Conference!  

Individual Rate:    $1,095*
*If your company will be registering 8 or more people, please contact for a promotional discount code to receive $200 off each registration.
*If your company will be registering 35 or more people, please contact for registration details and special pricing.

Registration fees cover all educational sessions, the expo, and meal functions. Hotel, airfare, ground transportation, and other meal arrangements are the responsibility of the attendee.

Register for the Solutions Conference



After you register for the conference, you will be sent an email with information about booking your room through IFDA's housing block. The main two hotels we will be using are:

Omni Fort Worth
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX  76102

Hampton Inn & Suites
1001 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Please be aware of housing phishing schemes. 
IFDA has not engaged the services of any third party housing bureau to manage housing services on our behalf. IFDA will not contact you to make housing arrangements. If you are contacted by any companies seeking to fraudulently book housing on our behalf, please forward contact information to us at


IFDA offers a variety of ways to elevate your brand through sponsorship efforts, including our showcase Innovation Labs on the exhibit floor. 

Learn how your company can get in front of hundreds of foodservice distribution decision-makers. 

Click here to learn about exhibiting at the foodservice distribution industry's premier annual event


IFDA Elite Sponsors:

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IFDA Select Sponsors:

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At the 2023 IFDA Solutions Conference in Fort Worth, we will celebrate food distribution’s brightest young talent on the industry’s biggest stage. IFDA member companies are encouraged to submit candidates for recognition at the Solutions Conference and through IFDA’s communication channels.

Nominate Your Rising Stars Today

The optional DSC facility tour is highly popular and an informative opportunity to explore and learn about different operational setups, equipment and efficiencies. This year’s tour is Ben E. Keith DFW Division which is a very large innovative facility.

Learn More About The Facility Tour