Conferences & Signature Events

Signature Events

June 8-11, 2015
McCormick Place (South Hall)
Chicago, Illinois
FMI Connect: More Than Meets the Aisle. 
In 2015, FMI Connect continues its evolution into the new, annual FMI show, where food retailers--traditional and non-traditional--merchandisers, operations people, CIOs and CTOs can connect with food retail product and service innovators and get the tools they need for success. 

Future Leaders @Connect
formerly known as Future Connect

June 8-10, 2015, Chicago, Illinois

Future Leaders @Connect, formerly known as Future 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 in 2015, Future Leaders offers participants the opportunity to gain greater exposure to the entire food industry.

January 23-26, 2016, Miami Beach, Florida

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The FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is an extraordinary opportunity for networking and discussion. This invitation-only event attracts food industry leaders for outstanding programs that address major challenges and opportunities ahead.  To learn more about the benefits of becoming an FMI member, please contact Matt Grizzard at, 202.220.0677.  To learn more information about becoming a FMI Associate Member please contact Peter J. Collins at or at 202-220-0737.

Topic-Specific Conferences


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2015 FMI Legal Conference