Foodservice Planning Program
Need help crafting your foodservice strategy? Trust the experts and become a member of our Foodservice Planning Program, providing food, beverage and nonfood suppliers with industry research and actionable recommendations throughout a full year of membership.
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Three annual meetings
Attend events with fellow foodservice manufacturers to experience presentations from our experts as well as operator and distributor guest speakers. Each meeting offers an economic update and state of the industry presentation, and our January and June meetings cover consumer, segment, menu and distributor insights.
Six member-voted studies
During the meetings, our experts present proprietary research studies based on topics that are voted on by Foodservice Planning Program members to ensure the content is as relevant as possible to their businesses.
Members not only receive access to the presentations from each meeting but also a number of continuous deliverables, including executive briefings, industry graphs and newsletters.
Access to Ignite
Ignite is the online home to all membership deliverables, key vitals on restaurant operators and a dynamic industry landscape and forecast.
Gain foodservice insights to back your business decisions from industry experts.
Join industry peers to discuss hot-button topics.
Our account managers work on an ongoing basis with our members to ensure that they’re getting the most out of their membership. Our skilled industry veterans are also available to cover deeper topics and answer your most vexing questions.
Receive monthly executive briefings on industry findings, attend in-person meetings covering hot industry topics and gain access to our executive team at on-site meetings.
Marketing and insights
Pepper presentations with slides and content curated for our members, stay up to date on the latest foodservice trends and gain insights to support your sales team.
Hear from our industry-leading operator guest speakers, elevate customer pitches with our insights and network with other sales teams.
May Forecast & Outlook Meeting
May 18, 2020
Gleacher Center - 621 Executive Dining Room
June Member Meeting
June 15-17, 2020
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile