If you have attended a conference in the last 3 years, you will receive an email with the necessary voucher code needed to complete registration for conference June 1st, 2018.

Once you receive registration confirmation, you will be able to access a link provided to secure your hotel reservations. Only registered conference attendees will be able to secure room reservations at the Food Shippers of America contracted room rate. 

GOLFERS: Please note that we will be having two rounds. Morning tee time 6:30 a.m., Afternoon tee time 12:30 p.m. Availability on a first-come basis. Limit 144 participants per round. 

If you have not attended a Food Shippers of America conference prior to 2016, please email media@foodshippersofamerica.org with your complete contact information so that we can add you to the distribution on June 1st.

We are limiting total attendee participation to the first 1,100 completed registrations received. 
If you are interested in sponsorships, please contact Nancy Newbourne, Treasurer at treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org.

See you in Palm Desert! 

Mark your Calendar for Future FSA Annual Conferences!

March 3rd- March 5th, 2019 JW Marriott Desert Springs, Palm Desert CA.

February 22nd - February 25th 2020 JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL.

February 28th – March 2nd 2021 JW Marriott Desert Springs, Palm Desert CA.

February 20th - February 22nd 2022 JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL.

Inquires for Conference Sponsorship opportunities should be directed to treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org

Mike Tamana Freight Lines LLC
Syfan Logistics, Inc.

Eligible Applicants are children or dependents (including spouses) of a Supply Chain Logistics Department employee whose Company's membership dues are current.

The 2019 John J. Murphy Scholarships will include AWARD DISTRIBUTIONS TOTALING $22,500.00

2019 Applicants- Please complete the attached application and return via email to scholarship@foodshippersofamerica.org or mail to Food Shippers of America Scholarship C/O FSA-MDI 2800 S River Road Suite 275 Des Plaines, IL 60018. All completed applications and supporting documentation must be received by received by December 14th, 2018.

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