Navigating the challenges of today and tomorrow together

Operational and economic repercussions of national pandemics cause widespread disruptions in the energy, refrigeration, and store development community, tightening demand, jeopardizing supply chains, diverting regulatory attention and affecting growth forecasts. In the face of massive challenges, FMI has the unique opportunity to provide the education and resources necessary to navigate unprecedented times. How do we keep customers coming back to our stores? How do we keep our stores running efficiently? What are the immediate and long-term effects of national disasters? Join us as we collaborate on solutions, share ideas, and strengthen connections in the midst of a crisis.


• Take advantage of two full days of forward-thinking education

• Get practical solutions and inspired ideas at future-focused sessions.

• Learn from a lineup of experts in food retail, technology, refrigeration, energy and store development

• Explore new store development, design, and trends to acquire and engage today's consumers


• Connect with peers and business partners with common challenges and realize solutions

• Meet experts and influencers face-to-face

• Further your network of resources and develop true working relationships with industry leaders and knowledge providers

• Discover the latest and greatest products and technologies to take your business to the next level at the Manufacturer Retailer Exchange


  • Develop creative solutions that broaden the lens of what’s achievable

  • Socialize with your community of refrigeration, energy and store development professionals

  • Participate in interactive learning and visit unique sites on our design and facilities tours

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For more information contact:

Rebecca Daniels
Assistant, Education
202-220-0670 or 
Ben Quigley
Director, Meetings & Industry Events
202-220-0716 or 


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