2007 Annual Business Conference (ABC)

Friday, March 2 - Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Hilton Anatole
2201 Stemmons Freeway [map]
Dallas, TX 75207-2801

The Food Marketing Institute's Annual Business Conference provides a tremendous opportunity for suppliers to interact with their distributor trading partners. Within this program, participants can communicate strategies, goals, and operational concerns in an effort to achieve greater efficiency and profitability. As the needs of consumers change and competition intensifies, increased dialogue between wholesalers/retailers and suppliers is critical to meeting today's business challenge. The communication established between wholesaler/retailer executives and their supplier counterparts produces mutual benefits throughout the year.

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Who Should Attend:

VENDEX: Distributor Executives with responsibilities in procurement, marketing, merchandising, category management, and supply chain. Supplier Executives with national sales and marketing responsibilities within the reatil food distribution channel.
BUSINESS CONFERENCE SUITE: Distributor and Supplier Senior Executives, including CEOs and their senior staffs, with responsibilities for overall corporate goal-setting, business development and strategic alliances.

Meeting Attire:

Business Casual For all ABC 2007 events.

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Requests for registration refunds must be postmarked by January 19, 2007. After January 19, no refunds will be issued. Registration forms received after January 19, 2006 are non-refundable.

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General Hotel Information:

Please contact the Hilton Anatole at (800)445-8667 to reserve your accommodations for this event. A block of rooms has been reserved until February 7, 2007. Be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the FMI Annual Business Conference to receive the special conference rate.