This exclusive, invitation-only program convenes foodservice distribution owners, CEOs, presidents and c-suite executives to address industry opportunities and challenges in talent, innovation, business-model disruption and future growth.

The event is co-located with the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference.

Program Highlights

Sunday, October 28

Executive Leadership Summit Social Event
An Evening of Cocktails, Dinner and Networking
Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m.
Jack Guenther Pavilion at the Briscoe Western Art Museum

 

Monday, October 29

7:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

A Fireside Chat with
Ray Kurzweil, Author, Innovator, Inventor, Futurist
2020 & Beyond:  A More Diverse Workplace

Tom Bené, President & CEO, Sysco Corporation
Leadership and Management: Taking Command

Admiral William McRaven (Ret.), Chancellor, University of Texas System and
Former Commander of United States Special Operations Command


Women in Foodservice Distribution Awards Presentation
Hattie Hill, President & CEO, Women’s Foodservice Forum
Mark Allen, President & CEO, International Foodservice Distributors Association

Distribution Disrupted:  Wholesale Distribution Trends
Sanjay Agarwal, Principal, Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting

Future of Commerce, Work and Society:  Key Considerations for Distributors 
Dan O’Connor, Executive in Residence, Managing the Future of Work Initiative,
Harvard Business School

Distributor Member
The IFDA Executive Leadership Summit is an invitation-only program. Space is limited and this invitation is non-transferable. Invitees may select President, CEO, and ownership from their company to attend as well.
 
A registration fee of $895 applies to each registrant. This fee also includes access to all Distribution Solutions Conference programming and the exposition floor.

Please RSVP to elsrsvp@ifdaonline.org to receive a personalized registration form and hotel link.

 
Platinum Partner/Elite Sponsor
As a Platinum Partner/Elite Sponsor, your company is eligible for two
(2) invitations to IFDA Executive Leadership Summit. Attendees should
be the most senior executives in the organization responsible for
foodservice segment.

A registration fee of $1,295 applies to each registrant. This fee also
includes access to all Distribution Solutions Conference programming
and the exposition floor.

Please RSVP to elsrsvp@ifdaonline.org to

receive a personalized registration form and hotel link.

Members Only

Questions?

Brian Lynch, Vice President, Industry Relations at 703-962-9942 / blynch@ifdaonline.org or
Mark Allen, President & CEO, 703-532-9400 / mallen@ifdaonline.org.