• View of filled ballroom with speaker on stage from 2019 Food Marketing Conference
    2020 Vision
    Connecting with the Future Consumer
    Join us March 31 and April 1, 2020
  • John Ross
    Industry Leading
    Slate of Speakers
    John Ross
    President and CEO, IGA International
  • Four attendees standing around table talking
    Networking Opportunities
    Join us March 31 and April 1, 2020
    DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Hours of content
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Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference

The 55th annual Food Marketing Conference, hosted by Western Michigan University, will be held March 31 - April 1, 2020, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The theme of the conference is Beyond 2020 Vision: Connecting with the Future Consumer.


Kevin Holt

Kevin Holt

Chief Executive Officer
Ahold Delhaize USA

Spencer Baird

Spencer Baird

Senior Vice President of Merchandising


Reserve Your Spot Today!

Single Registration

Attendance for all meals and speakers at the 2020 Food Marketing Conference for one person.

695 Single Registration

Table Registration

Includes 10 full registrations to all speakers and meals at a reserved table. You may bring 10 guests, or have open seats for students.

6,200 Register a Table

Sponsor a Student

Sponsor a student to attend the 2020 Food Marketing Conference

695 Sponsor a Student


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Why Should You Attend?

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Take Part in Innovation

The top 2 reasons attendees give for attending the Food Marketing Conference are the high-quality educational content and the exceptional networking opportunities with industry partners.

Focus on Our Industry

94% of conference survey respondents rated the WMU Food Marketing Conference as exceptional or above average compared with other industry conferences they have attended. 99% of conference survey respondents said they would recommend the Food Marketing Conference to someone they know.

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