2022 IFDA SMart

Changing the Tune - Working to a New Beat



Join us at the historic and elegant Ritz-Carlton New Orleans for inspiration, best practices, technology, and tangible, tactical tools. At SMart, you will explore new ways that sales and marketing can amplify your business and help customers!

  • BRIGHT IDEAS: Sessions that help you think differently about sales and marketing.
  • 97 PERCENT of attendees would highly recommend SMart to a colleague.
  • NETWORKING happens throughout the event, from group meals to receptions.
  • 1.5 DAYS: SMart packs a wallop in a short amount of time.
Registration Information
**Registration fees are based on your member type

Member Rates*
Early Bird Rate:      $999 Extended to April 15th!
Regular Rate:      $1,199 

Non-Member Rate
Regular Rate:      $1,649

Planning Council Rate
Regular Rate:        $699*
* Discounts for Planning Council members is automatic - no promotion code required

Please note:
If you are unable to attend the program you can transfer your registration to another employee in your company. Registrations that must be canceled will be refunded to the same payment method used for the original purchase. All refunds must be submitted to Mary Som (msom@ifdaonline.org) by June 15, 2022. A $100.00 processing charge (per person) is applied to all refunds. 

Event Questions

For SMart registration questions, contact events@ifdaonline.org
For SMart general questions, contact Carolyn West at cwest@ifdaonline.org

Pre-Meeting Share Group Sessions* - back by popular demand!
*Please note: Share Groups are an exclusive IFDA member benefit and are only open to foodservice distribution companies.

IFDA will hold two share groups for IFDA Distributor Members: the IFDA Sales Share Group and the IFDA Marketing Share Group. Come in on Sunday, July 17th in time for a 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. meeting before the conference kicks off with a 5:00 p.m. welcome reception.  

IFDA Share Groups are small, peer-driven discussions on the issues important to your business responsibilities and a valuable chance to discuss shared experiences, common challenges, and forward-looking solutions. 

These discussions are free with your conference registration - simply check the 'Share Group' box as you register if you wish to attend. Share groups are for IFDA distributor members only and space is limited.  

Join Us for a Speakeasy Event on Monday Night

IFDA presents a night at the speakeasy because "a little party never killed nobody!" Enjoy a classic New Orleans celebration, a Vaudeville-themed setting full of authentic Big Easy atmosphere and plenty of local surprises. Remember the password, grab a cocktail and, as the Cajuns say, laissez les bon temps rouler.

Add this exciting tour to your registration and join us for an evening of fun. 


COVID-19 Code of Conduct


IFDA will follow all local, state and hotel property COVID-19 requirements and recommendations. By registering for this program, you agree to abide by health and safety protocols set in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state and local public health authorities, and hotel policies, which are subject to change. 

Appearance Release 

Photographs, video, and audio recordings may be taken onsite by or on behalf of IFDA during the event. By registering for this event, attendees authorize IFDA to use your name and any such images, photographs, audio recordings and videos taken onsite in any media without compensation. 

Register Today

1.  Sign into your IFDA account to begin the registration process*
     *It's quick and easy to create a free account if you don't have one - click "create a new account" to get started.
2.  Click 'Register Myself' to sign up for SMart
3.  Optionally, click 'Register Someone Else' to register colleagues
4.  Answer the survey questions and add The Speakeasy Tour
5.  Click 'Proceed' to Checkout
6.  Click 'Submit Order' to complete your registration 

When
7/17/2022 12:01 AM - 7/19/2022 11:59 PM
Where
Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, LA UNITED STATES

Optional Event


Monday, 18 July 2022

Description
IFDA presents a night at the speakeasy because "a little party never killed nobody!" Enjoy a classic New Orleans celebration, a Vaudeville-themed setting full of authentic Big Easy atmosphere and plenty of local surprises. Remember the password, grab a cocktail and, as the Cajuns say, laissez les bon temps rouler.
Time
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7/18/2022 8:00 PM

 

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