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Corn Masa Flour Fortification Can Reduce Risk of Neural Tube Defects

May 28, 2024 (2pm - 3:01pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

Hispanic women of reproductive age are at higher risk than other groups of having a baby effected by Neural Tube Defects (7 NTDs per 10,000 live births). Join FMI, with FDA and CDC experts, for a discussion on fortifying corn masa products with folic acid to address this urgent health issue. We’ll cover strategies for the public and private sector to work together to make these products more widely available. ACCESS THE LIVE PRESENTATION HERE: https://educate.fmi.org/products/corn-masa-flour-fortification-can-reduce-risk-of-neural-tube-defects

Frozen IQ

Jun 3-5, 2024
Worthington Renaissance
Fort Worth, TX

Co-hosted by AFFI and FMI, Frozen IQ is tailored for leaders in the frozen food industry, encompassing CEOs as well as professionals in operations, sales, management, food safety, R&D, and beyond. Retailers including category managers of frozen and above are encouraged to participate in this transformative event which offers unparalleled education, thought leadership, and networking opportunities.

FMI Workforce Digital Seminar: New Federal Overtime Thresholds

Jun 3, 2024 (4pm - 4:31pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its final rule to revamp the federal overtime thresholds. In this digital seminar, Jim Paretti, shareholder with the law firm of Littler Mendelson P.C., provides an overview of the final rule and discusses the tiered threshold increases. The final rule increased the standard salary threshold from the current $684 per week or $35,568 per year to $844 per week or $43,888 per year as of July 1, 2024, then further to $1,128 per week or $58,656 per year as of January 1, 2025. The final rule increased the highly compensated total compensation threshold from the current $107,432 per year to $132,964 per year as of July 1, 2024, then further to $151,164 per year as of January 1, 2025. ACCESS THE LIVE PRESENTATION HERE: https://educate.fmi.org/products/fmi-workforce-digital-seminar-new-federal-overtime-thresholds

How De-escalation Techniques Can Reduce Violence in Your Food Retail Organization

Jun 27, 2024 (2pm - 3pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

Join us and our partner, TPOP, for a free digital seminar, How De-escalation Techniques Can Reduce Violence in Your Food Retail Organization. REGISTER FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8mZBlSkTRpi1iDmWlxnAeQ

2024 Legal Regulatory and Compliance Conference

Jul 21-23, 2024
Graduate Annapolis
Annapolis, MD

The FMI Legal Conference is designed for the legal leadership of the retail and wholesale food industries, including general counsel, corporate counsel and invited retained counsel, as well as other corporate executives involved with legal issues. -Food Safety and Supplier Verification -Trends in Food Labeling and Litigation -Crisis Management CLE Credits will be awarded for this conference, pending state approval.

2024 FMI State Issues Retreat

Aug 5-7, 2024
Lansdowne Resort
Leesburg, VA

The FMI State Issues Retreat is an annual event that brings together food retail grocery associations and food and grocery company government relations professionals from each state to discuss state and local legislative and regulatory issues.

2024 FreshForward

Aug 5-7, 2024
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
San Diego, CA

The FreshForward conference is an exclusive event bringing together executives in the food retail and wholesale industry with their supplier and service provider partners to explore the future of fresh. Expect a series of high-level strategic discussions and thought leadership promoting collaboration among attendees.

2024 Nonfoods Business Conference (NBC)

Sep 8-10, 2024
Loews Arlington Hotel & Convention Center
Arlington, TX

Exclusive to FMI members, the FMI Nonfoods Business Conference (NBC) offers joint business planning opportunities through an open table-top environment to discuss your growth strategies, consumer insights, pricing and promotional plans, new product introductions, and omni-channel supply chain performance enhancements.

2024 Annual Business Conference (ABC)

Sep 8-12, 2024
Loews Arlington Hotel
Arlington, TX

Exclusive to FMI members, the FMI Annual Business Conference (ABC) offers joint business planning opportunities to discuss your growth strategies, consumer insights, pricing and promotional plans, new product introductions, and omni-channel supply chain performance enhancements. New to ABC, we now offer an open-environment tabletop option for FMI nonfood members with product categories covering general merchandise, household, health and beauty care.

Food Retailers: Are You Prepared for the Worst Type of Workplace Violence?

Sep 12, 2024 (2pm - 3pm US/Eastern)
Virtual

Join us and our partner, TPOP, for a free digital seminar, Food Retailers: Are You Prepared for the Worst Type of Workplace Violence? REGISTER FOR THE LIVE PRESENTATION HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t8n11RenTxGS5KgmF6Iaxg

2024 Supply Chain Forum

Sep 16-18, 2024
Kimpton Aertson Hotel
Nashville, TN

A two-day educational event where supply chain professionals meet and connect over key challenges and changes in the food retail supply chain. Discover solutions to enhance productivity, performance, efficiency and resilience in a new climate. Near-term practical solutions and longer-term threats will be addressed as well as thought leadership and business solutions that benefit your business.

2024 Energy and Store Development Conference

Sep 23-25, 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 annual FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is our signature, invitation-only gathering that attracts more than 1,000 food industry executives spanning all facets of the marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers, manufacturers and solution providers. Depending on their level of membership, suppliers qualify for at least two, and up to an unlimited number of invitations.

2025 Annual Meat Conference

Mar 24-26, 2025
Orlando, FL

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.

2026 Midwinter Executive Conference

Jan 21-24, 2026
Gaylord Pacific
Chula Vista (San Diego), CA

The annual FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is our signature, invitation-only gathering that attracts more than 1,000 food industry executives spanning all facets of the marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers, manufacturers and solution providers. Depending on their level of membership, suppliers qualify for at least two, and up to an unlimited number of invitations.

2026 Annual Meat Conference

Mar 2-4, 2026
Gaylord National Harbor
National Harbor/Washington, DC

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.

2027 Midwinter Executive Conference

Jan 20-23, 2027
Gaylord Pacific
Chula Vista (San Diego), CA

The annual FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is our signature, invitation-only gathering that attracts more than 1,000 food industry executives spanning all facets of the marketplace. It is a prestigious member-only event offering an opportunity for a diverse group of top industry leaders to converge and gain insights relevant to the success of their businesses, including retailers, wholesalers, independent operators, suppliers, manufacturers and solution providers. Depending on their level of membership, suppliers qualify for at least two, and up to an unlimited number of invitations.

2027 Annual Meat Conference

Mar 1-3, 2027
Gaylord Texan
Grapevine/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.

2028 Annual Meat Conference

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2028
Gaylord National Harbor
National Harbor/Washington, DC

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.


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