ARLINGTON, VA – Today, FMI – The Food Industry Association announces an ambitious signature event assortment for 2021 and 2022.

Regarding the announcement, FMI President and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin noted, “Our goal is to help our members and their teams prepare for post-crisis planning and operations, and thereby accelerate stronger and deeper collaborative partnerships. We acknowledge that as an industry it’s imperative we re-ignite innovation, re-inspire shoppers and re-tool our competitive spirit.”

Sarasin noted, “We look forward to supporting our members in this evolving business environment.”

Next year, FMI signature events will begin online and then transition to in-person. Its 2021 business collaboration trading partner opportunities include:

FMI Midwinter Executive Conference

  • Jan. 25-28 & Feb. 1-4, 2021 
  • Online Platform 
  • Registration begins Oct. 1, 2020* 

*Schedule and rates announced soon

FMI Midsummer Strategic Executive Exchange

  • June 21-25, 2021
  • Phoenix, Arizona

FMI Annual Business Conference

  • Oct. 17-20, 2021
  • Chicago, Illinois

FMI business planning tools in 2022 will return to its traditional signature offerings, and Midsummer will not be included:

  • FMI Midwinter Executive Conference: Jan. 21-24, 2022, Boca Raton, FL
  • Annual Business Conference 2022: Sept. 11-14, 2022, Chicago, IL

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