Conferences & Signature Events

FMI organizes a wide number of conferences and signature events covering a range of topics—asset protection, private brands, sustainability, store development, and much more. See which conference is right for you: 

Signature Events

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FMI Connect, food retail’s premier event, provides an indispensable service to the people who make up the heart of the industry—the ideas, products, partnerships and professional development they need to realize their greatest ambitions. Learn More

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Future Leaders @ Connect, provides current and high-potential leaders in food retail with the tools, knowledge, insights and skills to be successful in today's and tomorrow's business environment. Co-located with FMI Connect, food retail leaders will have the opportunity to gain greater exposure to the entire food industry. Learn More

  2016 FMI Midwinter Executive Conference

The FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is a dynamic, invitation-only annual gathering, designed for senior-level executives in the food retail industry. This prestigious event is the only venue where a diverse group of top industry leaders, including CPG retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers and manufacturers, converge to gain insights relevant to the success of their business – and yours. Learn More

Topic-Specific Conferences


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FMI's Annual Business Conference (ABC) provides a tremendous opportunity for CPG suppliers to interact with their retail/wholesale trading partners. Within the ABC program, participants can communicate strategies, goals, and operational concerns in an effort to achieve greater efficiency and profitability. Learn More
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FMI's Asset Protection Conference includes an education program that addresses the entire business. Add value to your position and make an immediate and profound impact on your company’s operational excellence and sales bottom line. Learn More

FMI’s Energy & Store Development Conference is your chance to learn from the best in the food retail industry about energy-efficiency and conservation, as well as store design and merchandising. Learn More

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The FMI Financial Executives and Internal Auditors Conferences are unique peer-to-peer learning experiences designed exclusively for financial executives and internal auditors in the food retail industry. Learn More

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FMI and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have developed the Global Sustainability Summit to give companies the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level. Learn More

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FMI's Legal Conference is designed for the legal leadership of the retail and wholesale food industries, including general counsel, corporate counsel and invited retained counsel, as well as other corporate executives involved with legal issues. Learn More 

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FMI and the North American Meat Institute have developed the Annual Meat Conference for attendees to gain tools, insights, inspiration and new ideas to differentiate themselves with unique products and services, fortify marketing ROI, increase sales and build customer loyalty. Learn More
The annual SQF International Conference provides a unique and valuable opportunity to gain knowledge and skills to strengthen your food safety and food quality assurance programs, collaborate and connect with people who speak your language and enhance your professional career. Learn More

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FMI and the Grocery Manufacturers Association host the annual Supply Chain Conference where over 500 retailers, manufacturers, and solution providers convene for a joint conference filled with idea-stimulating educational sessions, interactive exhibits with the latest technology and relationship-building networking opportunities. Learn More