2012 Midwinter Executive Conference

Registration | Housing & Accomodations

Join FMI at the industry's premier senior executive event!

FMI's Midwinter Executive Conference is an extraordinary opportunity for networking, discussion and learning.  No other meeting brings together such a diverse group of top executives from companies of all sizes in the food retailing and CPG industry for an experience that drives innovation and inspires meaningful change.


FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Members $1,900
FMI Associate Members and FMI 2012 Exhibitors $3,500

ONLINE REGISTRATION is now available!  
FMI Retailer/Wholesaler Member Registration Form Here
FMI Associate Member/FMI 2012 Exhibitor Form Here
The registration deadline is December 16, 2011.  In order for your information to appear in the printed directory, your registration form and payment must be received by this date.  Registrations received after December 16th, will appear in the Midwinter Addendum.
The Midwinter Directory will reflect the information you provided on your registration form or entered online. This information will include your name, title, company address and phone number as it appears in your confirmation letter. Please take a minute to proof this information carefully for accuracy. If a change is needed, please notify Deborah Stewart by email or fax to 202.220.0830 immediately. The deadline for Directory edits is December 16, 2011.
Please be advised that your Midwinter registration fee is non-refundable after December 16, 2011. Refund of the registration fee, minus a $75 processing fee, will be made for any cancellation if received in writing to dstewart@fmi.org or fax 202.220.0830 by December 16, 2011. Because of the firm commitments of conference arrangements, FMI can not refund the registration fee for any registrations or cancellations received after December 16, 2011.  However, registrations can be transferred to another company employee.


Hilton Orlando Bonnet CreekA world unto its own, the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is the newest location for FMI's Midwinter Executive Conference and is the perfect stage for this first-class networking and educational experience. The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and the Waldorf Astoria Orlando are nestled in the heart of over 482 pristine acres in Bonnet Creek. The properties - elegant and refined - are a crown jewel unlike any other in Orlando. We hope you and your spouse/guest enjoy the elegant surroundings, accommodations and amenities that these truly stylish destinations provide.

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
(Midwinter headquarters hotel)
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
Orlando, FL 32821
Note: This hotel is 100% non-smoking

Check-in: 4:00 pm (local time)
Check-out: 11:00 am (local time)

Phone-in Housing Reservations:
Reference the Food Marketing Institute to receive the reduced conference rate.

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Online Reservations - Hilton
Standard Room: $229

Waldorf Astoria Orlando
3 night minimum required - limited availability
Online Reservations - Waldorf Astoria
Standard Room: $259
Deluxe Suite: $309

Final Reservation Cut-off Date: December 28, 2011

The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek must receive notice of hotel cancellations or changes no later than 5 days prior to your arrival in order to receive a refund of your room deposit. All hotel changes, substitutions, and/or cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

*Please Note: One (1) night room & tax deposit is required to secure a hotel reservation. Hotel rates do not include sales tax (currently 12.5%). The hotel requires a credit card to guarantee reservations, as well as an arrival and departure date. Your credit card will be charged for your room deposit immediately upon completion of your reservation. Hotel reservations are accepted on a first-come, first served basis, including requests for specific room types. All hotel changes, substitutions, and/or cancellations must be made directly with the hotel. Please note that in order to have a reservation in the group room block, you must register for the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference. FMI reserves the right to review the conference room block and remove those individuals who have not registered for the conference. One (1) hotel reservation per registered delegate will be accommodated. The hotel reservation should be made under the corresponding registered delegate’s name to avoid confusion. The hotel will add an early departure fee to any guest who checks out of the hotel prior to the guest's reserved check-out date. Guests wishing to avoid an early departure fee should advise the hotel prior to or at check-in of any change in planned length of stay.