Schedule of Events: You’ve just been diagnosed with a severe case of #FOMO. (Fear of missing out.)

With 500+ of your industry peers, 50+ speakers, 35+ breakouts, 9 networking events, 8 parties and optional events, and 1 golf tournament, there’s no possible way for you to experience everything at this year’s MAFSI conference. But, take heart. We guarantee the things you decide to do will be worth every penny. Or your money back.

Check out our schedule at a glance below. And of course, if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to a member of the MAFSI team at info@mafsi.org.

Click here to print the Schedule-at-a-Glance.

                            Key Dates for the 2018 Conference

Tuesday, January 23

Rep & Manufacturer Only

12:00 pm  7:00 pm

Registration Open

12:00 pm  6:00 pm 

Exhibit/Reps Wanted Table Set-Up

6:30 pm  7:30 pm

Rep & Factory Welcome Cocktails

Wednesday, January 24

Rep & Manufacturer Only Until Keynote at 4:00 pm

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration & Exhibit/Reps Wanted Tables Open

7:00 am – 7:45 am

Rep & Manufacturer Networking Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Rep & Factory Kick-Off Keynote

  • Foodservice in HD: Macro Trends Affecting the Industry
  • E-Commerce in HD: What Customers Want: The Now and Future of B2B Commerce for Foodservice E & S

9:45 am – 11:45 am

Rep Only Forum Roundtables: 8 Roundtables (3 Per Attendee)

9:45 am – 11:45 am

Factory Only Forum Breakouts: 6 Unique Breakouts (2 Per Attendee)

11:45 am – 1:30 pm

Rep & Factory Keynote & Lunch

  • Relationships in HD: Nice Bike: Making Connections That Move People

1:45 pm  3:45 pm

Rep Only Forum Breakouts: 6 Unique Breakouts (2 per attendee)

1:45 pm – 3:45 pm Factory Only Forum Roundtables: 6 Roundtables (3 per attendee)
 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 All Attendee Closing Keynote

  • Internet Sales in HD: New Realities for this Sales Model
 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm First-Time Attendee/New Member Reception 
 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm President's Welcome Reception (All Attendees)

Thursday, January 25

All Attendees

7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Registration & Exhibits/Reps Wanted Tables Open

7:00 am – 7:45 am

All Attendee Networking Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Kick-Off Keynote

  • Communication in HD: Reaching the Distracted Customer

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Icons Breakfast & Meeting (Retired Members)

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Spouse/Guest Breakfast & Program

9:45 am – 11:00 am

Breakouts: 6 Unique Breakouts (1 per attendee)

11:00 am  1:00 pm

Keynote & Lunch

  • Online Selling & Marketing in HD: Sales Intelligence Mastery: Every YES Begins with a KNOW

1:15 pm  2:30 pm

Breakouts: 6 Unique Breakouts (1 per attendee)

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MAFSI Non-Extreme Games

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

VIP Reception for MAFSI Sponsors

Friday, January 26

 All Attendees

7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Registration & Exhibits/Reps Wanted Tables Open

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Member Celebration & Breakfast: All Attendees Welcome

8:45 am – 10:30 am

Foodservice Trends Roundtables: 8 Roundtables (3 per attendee)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Spouse/Guest Breakfast & Program

10:45 pm – 12:00 pm

Operator Trends Roundtables: 8 Roundtables (3 per attendee)

12:00 pm  2:30 pm 

Closing Keynotes & Lunch

  • The Economy & Administration In HD: How to Lead Your Business and Preserve Wealth Through the Coming Business Cycles
  • Compete in HD: How to Compete Using What We've Learned Over the Last 3 Days

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

MAFSI Pool Party

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Exhibit/Reps Wanted Table Teardown

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MAFSI Awards Celebration

Saturday, January 27

 All Attendees

7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Deep Sea Fishing (Optional Activity)

8:30 am – 2:00 pm

MAFSI Golf Tournament (Optional Activity)

 


Don’t get stuck off property. Reserve your hotel room today!

The Naples Grande Resort  has a reserved allotment of rooms, and we want to be sure you’re staying where all the action is. 

To reserve your room today, please visit our Hotel Reservation page by clicking here.




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