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We are off and running with record levels of conference registrations processed the first 3 weeks after opening.

If you have attended a conference in the last 3 years, you should have received an email with the necessary voucher code needed to complete registration on June 1, 2018.

Once you receive registration confirmation you will be able to access 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. Onsite room availability is limited and overflow hotels will be made available.

If you have not attended a Food Shippers of America conference 2016 or later and did not receive voucher email on June 1, 2018 (reminder to check your junk email), please email media@foodshippersofamerica.org with your complete contact information and you will receive voucher code next business day.

We are limiting total attendee participation to the first 1100 completed registrations received.

If you are interested in sponsorships please contact Nancy Newbourne, Treasurer at treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org

See you in Palm Desert!

 
Aljex Software, Inc.
Syfan Logistics, Inc.

All sponsorships provide essential support for the execution of a successful conference.

Sponsorships can be selected when processing your conference registration where offerings are most current.

Our 2019 64th Annual Food Shippers of America Sponsors

If you have any questions please contact Nancy Newbourne, Treasurer at treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org

 
WSI
3Gtms

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

 
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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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