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2021 SQF Unites

Oct 26-28, 2021
Platform Virtual

The SQF Conference brings together 800+ food safety and quality professionals in the growing, processing, manufacturing and retail industries who are committed to protecting their brands, buyers & consumers through third party certification.

Greatest Webinar Catch of the Month: National Seafood Month Reels In Family Meals Movement

Oct 27, 2021 (12pm - 1pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

National Family Meals Month™ is an industry-wide movement to raise awareness regarding the benefits of frequent family meals. The month has truly transitioned into a year-long celebration – a Movement. Join us in October as we continue celebrating the movement with a collaboration with the Seafood Nutrition Partnership. We will be highlighting how National Seafood Month and the Family Meals Movement can work hand in glove. Join the FMI Family Meals team and the Seafood Nutrition Partnership team for this webinar exploring how we can inspire families to “Stay Strong with Family Meals” during National Seafood Month and beyond!

Digital Dialogues on Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity (Part VI)

Oct 27, 2021 (2pm - 3pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

Farmers of color have long experienced unique barriers to entry and success in agriculture. While some barriers have been broken down over the years, many remain and new ones have appeared. Join our panelists as they discuss these barriers and innovative solutions to supporting marginalized farmers. Moderator: Melissa Ackerman, President, Produce Alliance Panelists: Maria Moreira, Executive Director, World Farmers, Haile Johnston, Chief Development Officer, The Common Market, Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor of Law - Harvard Law School, Director, Food Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation The webcast is the sixth in a series as part of the new Racial Justice, Inclusion and Diversity Initiative from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) and FMI, the Food Industry Association. The Digital Dialogues series features food industry leaders as part of the broader initiative of CFI and FMI to promote food industry engagement on race, inclusion and diversity and prompt action toward meaningful and measurable progress.

The Holiday Season and Beyond: What's In-Store for Grocers?

Nov 3, 2021 (1pm - 2pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

In this webinar, The Holiday Season and Beyond: What’s In-Store for Grocers?, FMI and Mastercard will discuss how consumers plan to celebrate the holidays this year and share a look at how food retail sales have fared over the past year. This session will explore FMI’s recently released U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Tracker: Holidays. Mastercard will also share proprietary total retail and grocery insights from Mastercard SpendingPulseTM providing a lens into the latest consumer spending trends and expectations.

FMI Tech Pitches

Nov 3 (2pm) - Dec 1, 2021 (3pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

Join us for FMI Tech Pitches to hear innovation pitches from emerging tech companies.

2021 FMI Marketechnics @ Hy-Vee

Nov 8-9, 2021
Hy-Vee Innovation Center
Grimes, IA

A by invitation only event for Hy-Vee and selected innovation companies. Attendees will spend two days of exploring cutting-edge technology enhancing grocery operations through hands-on demonstrations, 5x5 pitches, store tours, and insightful conversation with a progressive retailer and other provider thought leaders.

FMI Southern Regional Meeting

Nov 8, 2021 (8am - 12pm US/Central)
Graduate Nashville
Nashville, TN

FMI's Regional Legislative Meetings bring together FMI members and state association executives to share information regionally, and to discuss legislative and regulatory strategies and issues of importance for the upcoming state legislative sessions.

Store Operations Series: Help Wanted; How to Find, Keep, and Motivate Employees Today

Nov 9, 2021 (1pm - 2pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

Join us for "Help Wanted;" How to Find, Keep, and Motivate Employees Today. Attend this session and compare what you are doing with other retailers who are finding new ways to do what used to come easily...finding and keeping all the help we needed.

2022 Midwinter Executive Conference

Jan 21-24, 2022
The Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, FL

The Midwinter Executive Conference is FMI's signature, invitation-only annual gathering that attracts more than 1,000 senior-level executives in the food retail marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers and manufacturers, to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses. Supplier partners quality for at least 2, and up to an unlimited amount of invitations, depending on their level of membership.

2022 Annual Meat Conference

Feb 7-9, 2022
National Harbor Conference Center
National Harbor, MD

The Annual Meat Conference offers a complete education and networking experience as well as exhibits showcasing the latest in new meat and poultry products and the products and services retailers need to increase their bottom line.

2022 Asset Protection and Grocery Resilience Conference

Mar 21-24, 2022
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Orlando, FL

The FMI Asset Protection and Grocery Resilience provides an opportunity for loss prevention, risk management, workplace safety and crisis management professionals in the food retail industry to network and collaborate on all aspects of protecting people, reputation, and property.

2022 Annual Business Conference (ABC)

Sep 11-14, 2022
Marriott Marquis Chicago
Chicago, IL

The Annual Business Conference (ABC) provides a tremendous opportunity for CPG suppliers to interact with their retailer/wholesaler trading partners.

2022 SQF Conference

Nov 6-10, 2022
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando

The SQF Conference brings together 800+ food safety and quality professionals in the growing, processing, manufacturing and retail industries who are committed to protecting their brands, buyers & consumers through third party certification.

2023 Midwinter Executive Conference

Jan 20-23, 2023
Boca Raton Resort and Club
Boca Raton, FL

The Midwinter Executive Conference is FMI's signature, invitation-only annual gathering that attracts more than 1,000 senior-level executives in the food retail marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers and manufacturers, to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses. Supplier partners quality for at least 2, and up to an unlimited amount of invitations, depending on their level of membership.

2023 Annual Meat Conference

Feb 6-8, 2023
Dallas, TX

The Annual Meat Conference offers a complete education and networking experience as well as exhibits showcasing the latest in new meat and poultry products and the products and services retailers need to increase their bottom line.

2023 Annual Business Conference (ABC)

Sep 10-13, 2023
Gaylord Texan Resort
Grapevine, TX

The Annual Business Conference (ABC) provides a tremendous opportunity for CPG suppliers to interact with their retailer/wholesaler trading partners.

2023 Energy and Store Development Conference

Oct 2-5, 2023
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD

Vice presidents, directors and managers in energy, refrigeration, store development and sustainability gather to learn from the best in the food retail industry about energy efficiency and conservation, as well as store design and merchandising.

2024 Midwinter Executive Conference

Jan 18-21, 2024
Marco Island, FL

The Midwinter Executive Conference is FMI's signature, invitation-only annual gathering that attracts more than 1,000 senior-level executives in the food retail marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers and manufacturers, to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses. Supplier partners quality for at least 2, and up to an unlimited amount of invitations, depending on their level of membership.

2024 Energy and Store Development Conference

Sep 23-26, 2024
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD

Vice presidents, directors and managers in energy, refrigeration, store development and sustainability gather to learn from the best in the food retail industry about energy efficiency and conservation, as well as store design and merchandising.

2025 Midwinter Executive Conference

Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2025
Marco Island, FL

The Midwinter Executive Conference is FMI's signature, invitation-only annual gathering that attracts more than 1,000 senior-level executives in the food retail marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers and manufacturers, to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses. Supplier partners quality for at least 2, and up to an unlimited amount of invitations, depending on their level of membership.


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