2013 Annual Business Conference (ABC)

Food Marketing Institute's (FMI) Annual Business Conference is an opportunity for top-level executives from retailer, wholesaler, sales agencies and supplier companies to come together for three intense days of collaborative business planning. This meeting is exclusive to FMI retail and wholesale member companies, FMI CPG Associate Members and their sales agency partners.


To participate in the Annual Business Conference please fill out and return the COMMITMENT FORM by Friday, October 19, 2012.

As part of your company commitment, you will meet with key suppliers in their private suite to discuss long-term, strategic business objectives. Using the FMI online scheduling tool, you will be able to request and accept appointments with participating supplier companies.

Click to access the online scheduling tool.

Check out the Retailer/Wholesaler and Supplier companies participating in the 2013 Annual Business Conference.


Open to all who participate in the Annual Business Conference. Continue your business in this relaxed networking lounge over breakfast, lunch and afternoon cocktails and refreshments. Business center services, airline check-in and boarding pass printing will be available.


October 19, 2012 Commitment Forms due from Retailer/Wholesale companies indicating company commitment
November 14, 2012 Appointment scheduling begins at noon
February 11, 2013 Housing and Registration Deadline
March 4-6, 2013 Annual Business Conference
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX