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What type of company can become a Food Shippers of America member company?

Membership shall be in the name of an entity engaged as a primary shipper or receiver of food and related products in the Food industry. A primary shipper and receiver is an entity who has or maintains physical ownership of such product at some point in the distribution channel.

"How do we become a member?"

Contact by phone or email our Executive Director Royce Fisk to confirm your company meets membership requirements and to receive a membership application.

Phone (303) 319-5215, Email: rfisk@foodshippersofamerica.org

How can I get involved with Food Shippers of America’s Conference event?

As a volunteer organization we depend on the support from across the industry.  If you are interested in volunteering please contact our Volunteer Co Chairs

John Ivy john@jjivytransportation.com

Kelly Stoeckigt kstoeckigt@johnsonville.com

  

"If you have any questions on conference or golf registration process?”

Questions can be directed to Executive Director Royce Fisk rfisk@foodshippersofamerica.org or Treasurer Nancy Newbourne treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org

"How can I find out more about Conference Sponsorship opportunities?"

Offerings are posted Upcoming events the July prior to the Conference event. If you do not see an opportunity that fits your budget please contact Treasurer Nancy Newbourne treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org for further discussion.

Is there a limit to the number of people that can attend per company?

There are no limits to the number of attendees from a member company or shipper, receiver or food service company.

There are limits for all others:

4 attendees per company (or its affiliates) are permitted except Railroads who are permitted to have 6 attendees register.

We ask that these limits are respected and note that Food Shippers of America reserves the right to decline or return registration to company found who has not adhered to this policy.

 

What other activities are permitted during the scheduled conference?

We request that activities other than part of the Conference schedule occur the Saturday prior to conference start or after end of conference on Tuesday morning.

If you have any questions please contact our Executive Director Royce Fisk rfisk@foodshippersofamerica.org

 

What is Food Shippers of America doing to try and increase the number of shippers and receivers attending the conference?

We are aggressively taking steps to make other food companies aware of the benefits of attending the annual conference. It is a unique one stop shopping venue for every aspect of the supply chain.

We are reaching out to all offering an incentive to spread the word. If a shipper or receiver company attends the conference for the first time or returns after an absence of 5 years and they note on registration individual that encouraged them to attend then named individual will be presented with a $100 gift card at the conference as a thank you for being a advocate of Food Shippers of America.

Note: Verification of new or return companies qualifying will be completed by Food Shippers of America Executive Director.

 

 

 
 
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