By: Rebecca Daniels, Director, Education, FMI

FEIA image from conferenceMarket volatility may have moderated compared to previous years, but as any food retailer knows, it’s not quite business as usual. From geopolitical upheaval, to will-they-or-won’t-they questions about interest rates, to concerns about sticky inflation, there are a lot of pressing issues on the minds of industry leaders, especially those tasked with keeping businesses on financial track.

Though the future is uncertain, finance, accounting and other related experts can gain insights on how to navigate the ever-evolving food retail marketplace by joining their colleagues at the upcoming FMI Financial Executive and Internal Auditing Conference to be held May 19-21, 2024, at the Scottsdale Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz.  This annual event brings together thought leaders and industry experts to share insights on emerging trends and provide actionable solutions.

The 2024 conference offers comprehensive coverage of the multifaceted challenges – often complex and simultaneous – encountered by food retail finance and auditing professionals navigating the path towards business profitability. Addressing the intricate issues that businesses encounter, this gathering aims to equip attendees with the tools and insights needed to overcome obstacles and achieve success.

Throughout keynote presentations, dynamic panel discussions, and specialized sessions, finance and audit team members will have the opportunity to delve deeply into a range of critical topics. These include navigating the landscape of increasing regulations, optimizing inventory management strategies, safeguarding data security and privacy and effectively integrating technology into operations.

By fostering an environment of collaboration and knowledge-sharing, the Financial Executive and Internal Auditing Conference empowers attendees to develop actionable strategies and solutions tailored to the unique demands of their organizations.

A range of hot-button topics are on the agenda including:

  • The impact of mergers.
  • Acquisitions and consolidations.
  • Innovations and questions around artificial intelligence.

While they learn from experts how to move their business forward in today’s environment with its various headwinds and potential tailwinds, attendees will also get the opportunity to connect with colleagues and earn CPE credits, ultimately strengthening their own network and education.

Explore this year’s event and register