2017 Energy and Store Development Conference

Connect + Exchange

View the directory of supplier participants in the 2017 Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange

Face-to-face interaction and networking are critical to building successful business relationships. The FMI Energy & Store Development Conference brings more than 650 professionals together to learn about the latest products, services and insights for energy-efficiency and conservation, refrigeration, store design and merchandising in the food retail industry.

E+SD offers multiple opportunities to connect with retailers through our Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange and sponsor packages.

Participate in the Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange

Sunday, September 24, 2017 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Monday, September 25, 2017 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

The Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange consists of two successive evening networking receptions where suppliers can connect with retailers while having meaningful conversations about their offered products and services with visual table-top displays.

Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) Costs:

Tabletop Display
6’ Tabletop Fee (badge not included, but required) $1,000
Badge Registration
FMI Member Supplier $1,175
Non-Member Supplier $1,400

Example: one tabletop and one FMI Associate Member registration costs $2,175 ($1,175 + $1,000)

The deadline to reserve a table is August 11, 2017. View our printer-friendly PDF to find full M+RE guidelines.

Suppliers who participate in the ESD Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) have the opportunity to:

  • Showcase their products and services in front of more than 100 leading retailers responsible for energy management, HVAC, refrigeration, design, construction and lighting systems
  • Network with new and existing customers

Retailers attend the E+SD Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) to:

  • Connect with new and current suppliers
  • Gain “in the know” developments in the latest equipment, products, and services offered for energy, refrigeration, and store design
  • Gather ideas for purchase decisions

Interested in participating in the Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange?