SQF Information Forum Series - Chicago

Friday, June 6, 2008
Hilton Chicago/Northbrook
2855 North Milwaukee Avenue [map]
Northbrook, IL 60062-6103

In response to the recent influx of inquiries about the SQF program, the SQF Institute will hold a series of supplier forums in various cities across the US during the month of June.

Participants will:

Learn which resources are available to assist with the implementation and audit process
Hear from an SQF-certified US manufacturer how they implemented the program
Discover why retailers are requesting this type of certification
Hear how the SQF Program benefits suppliers
Have the opportunity to ask questions
Learn about the SQF standards

Services providers related to the SQF program will also be on hand to discuss training, certification and/or consulting services with attendees both during and after the forum.

Additional forums will be held on

Tuesday, June 3rd in Dallas, TX
Wednesday, June 11th in Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, June 17th in Atlanta, GA
Friday, June 20th in Boston, MA

Forums will begin at 9:00 a.m. and finish at approximately 4:00 pm.

A nominal fee of $40 will be charged per participant to help offset catering and organizational costs. The cost includes lunch, breaks and SQF Program materials.


For more information, please email Amanda Bond-Thorley or call 202-220-0606.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
SQF Institute

Related Files:

SQF Information Forum Agenda

Registration Includes:

Registration includes lunch and complete set of SQF documents.

Who Should Attend:

Food industry suppliers:
Key decision makers, operations and audit managers and safety and quality assurance personnel.

Retail and Foodservice:
Key personnel involved in procurement, category management, food safety and quality and decision makers at the executive level.

Meeting Attire:

Business casual.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 06/04/2008
Name Price
SQF Supplier Forum Chicago $40.00  

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Cancellations must be received in writing. A full refund is granted when cancellation is received prior to May 29th. No refund will be issued if cancellation is received after May 29th.

Is Media Allowed?


General Hotel Information:

Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel accommodation reservations. FMI does NOT have a block of rooms at this hotel.

Hilton Chicago/Northbrook
2855 North Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
Tel: 847-480-7500

Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:

Silliker, Inc
Bureau Veritas US
SAI Global
ASI Food Safety Consultants
TUV America
NSF International
Guelph Food Technology Center
Johnson Diversey, Inc