Foodservice editorial connections start here
IFEC brings editors and PR/communications specialists together to exchange ideas, share resources and confer on editorial content for foodservice-engaged readers. Member editors are the voices of the leading print and digital magazines while PR members represent food boards, manufacturers, restaurants, non-commercial operations, trade groups, research firms and more.
To be a sponsor at our upcoming reception at the NRA show in Chicago. Monday, May 18 4:30 - 7:00 at The Dawson, Chicago. For details or sponsorship information, CLICK HERE.
Benefits of membership include:
*Entry to "Office Hours," private meetings between editors and publicists during the annual conference for discussing editorial placements
*Access to "Story Mart," an online service that relays requests from editors to publicists for story leads, photos, recipes, etc.
*Members-only member directory and media data
*Sponsorship opportunities for showcasing product to the editorial community
*Networking opportunities throughout the year
Through these and other programs, members build relationships that lead to new ideas appearing in print, online and on menus.
Note: As of January 2015, IFEC will not be accepting American Express until further notice. Visa and Mastercard work as well as checks.
Annual reception during the NRA Show, Chicago, May 18th
We celebrate members and industry friends at our annual cocktail party. Invitations to come. For details: email@example.com.
To be a sponsor, click here.
Annual conference heads to Portland, Maine, November 2nd - 4th
Join us in "Portland EAST," where there's a rapidly-evolving tradition of culinary experimentation and invention. The conference is our annual networking, learning and tasting fest. Put it on your calendar now.
Conference 2016 is slated for Minneapolis, Minnesota, October or November, TBA
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Conference 2014 in Dallas, Texas, November 3-5, was one of our most highly-rated. Check the newsletter for highlights. Many, many thanks to the following organizations for their support:
2014 Conference Sponsors
|Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute|
|American Lamb Board|
|American Pistachio Growers|
|Avocados from Mexico|
|Barilla America, Inc.|
|CA Strawberry Commission|
|California Avocado Commission|
|California Milk Advisory Board|
|California Walnut Board|
|Chilean Fresh Fruit Association|
|Coastline Family Farms Nutraleaf Burgundy Lettuces|
|Dole Packaged Foods, LLC|
|Duda Farm Fresh Foods|
|Food Genius, Inc.|
|General Mills Convenience & Foodservice|
|Green Plate Foods|
|Idaho Potato Commission|
|John Lawn, JL&A Communications|
|J.M. Smucker Company|
|Kikkoman Sales USA, Inc.|
|Kronos Foods, Inc.|
|La Brea Bakery|
|Lollipops from Salad Savoy|
|Mann Packing Company|
|Meat & Livestock Australia|
|National Honey Board|
|National Mango Board|
|National Peanut Board|
|National Pecan Shellers Association|
|National Pork Board|
|North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA)|
|Olives from Spain|
|Pacific NW Canned Pear Service|
|Pear Bureau Northwest|
|Surrender Inc. - Matthew Mabel|
|Treaty Oak Distillery|
|USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council|
|Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board|
Contact us at 845-229-6973 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive Director Carol Lally
Member Services Director Jen Mac Kay
President Sam Oches, QSR magazine
VP Cathy Holley, Flavor & The Menu magazine
Secretary Bill Schreiber, Bissell Street Public Relations
Treasurer Rachel Tracy, Olson Communications