2014 Midwinter Executive Conference

Top-To-Top Networking and Convenient and Effective Collaboration

A unique benefit of attending FMI’s Midwinter Executive Conference is strengthening your relationship with current trading partners and spending time with potential business associates.

FMI Strategic Executive Exchange (SEE) Meetings

Build new business relationships and strengthen existing ones at FMI's Strategic Executive Exchanges (SEE). Explore new opportunities to achieve common objectives.

The objective of the SEEs Program is to engage CEO and senior level executive teams of retail, wholesale and supplier companies to address critical issues that confront the industry, your company and consumers. Trading partners create and manage their own agendas during the 45-minute meetings, scheduled online and in advance of the conference.

Contact Suzanne George, sgeorge@fmi.org, 202.220.0820 for more information.

FMI Food Industry Golf Tournament

Please join us for the FMI Food Industry Golf Tournament on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Enjoy a great day of golf, during the Midwinter Executive Conference, at the beautiful Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. 11:30 a.m. Shotgun Start!

Join your colleagues at the premier top-to-top golf outing at FMI's Midwinter 2014! There is no cost for FMI retailer/wholesaler members to attend, thanks to our generous sponsors.

Thank you to the 2014 Title Sponsor:


Funds go to support FMI Political Education efforts.

To sponsor this great event, please contact Amy Mathis 703.401.2782 or amathis@fmi.org.

For registration inquiries, please contact Julie Schrei 202.220.0636 or jschrei@fmi.org. 

FMI Foundation Leadership Dinner

Join us and your colleagues at the FMI Foundation 3rd Annual Leadership Dinner on Monday, January 13, 2014. Discover the profound impact the Foundation has had on important industry initiatives thanks to your support including: research and education in the areas of food safety, nutrition and health.. A unique benefit for our supplier partners at the Sustaining, Supporting and Benefactor Donors is premier seating with key retail/wholesale executives in attendance.

Contact Cathy Polley, cpolley@fmi.org, 202.220.0631 for more information about sponsorhip


Spouse/Guest Event

Hosted by the FMI Executive Board Officer spouses, this exceptional event is planned for all spouses and guests and includes a gourmet lunch and entertaining speaker. Wine historian Nina Wemyss will take you on a journey into the extraordinary world of wine - history, art, antiques and literature.

Contact Gladys Swearingen, gswearingen@fmi.org, 202.220.0641 for more information.



Celebrating Our Industry Dinner and Awards Presentation

Saturday, January 11, 2014, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (reservation required)

Join your colleagues, friends, and mentors as we take time to recognize the many ways in which our noble industry feeds families and enriches lives. Help us celebrate the leaders, past and present, as we install the class of 2014 FMI award winners at a reception and dinner hosted by the FMI Industry Collaboration Council. Contact Adell Cokley, 202.220.0709 for more information.