2015 Transportation and Logistics Conference Registration Information is Coming in July

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country in San Antonio Texas
March 1st-3rd 2015

Check back for Conference Registration in July 2014

 

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

This educational conference offers a unique one stop shopping opportunity for all of your Supply Chain needs. Come meet food industry manufacturers, distributors, retailers, receivers and representatives from all aspects of the Supply Chain Network, including Motor Carriers, Railroads, Third party Providers, Warehouses, Material and Technology Companies.

While this Conference focuses on professional education and business-building skills; our group meals, receptions and outings provide a relaxing atmosphere for networking opportunities between suppliers, customers and colleagues.

We are extending the additional networking events from our 2013 conference to 2014.  These include:

  • Sunday Luncheon open to all attendees 
  • First Time Attendees Reception on Sunday 

Register to attend the conference

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

The 2014 FSA Conference will be held at the
JW Marriott Grand Lakes

JW Marriott Grand Lakes
4040 Central Florida Pkwy  
Orlando, FL 32837
(407) 206-2300

Food Shippers of America has secured a discounted room rate for registered conference attendees of $229 per night plus taxes.  While we have increased our room block from last year rooms are available on a first come basis and discounted room rate can only be applied thru use of link provided.  Securing room reservations is the responsibility of the attendee and is not included in the conference registration fee.

Use this link to secure your hotel room reservations:

2014 Food Shippers of America JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando Reservations link 

 

TRANSPORTATION

There is a Shuttle Service from airport to the J.W. Marriott Grande Lakes. Reservations can be made directly clicking on the link listed below:
Mears Transportation 

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship opportunities for 2014 are now closed.  Please check our website in July for 2015 opportunities.

NOTE: All Sponsorship opportunities available can be selected when you are completing your registration. If you have any specific questions please contact:  Royce Fisk, Executive Director rfisk@foodshippersofamerica.org or
Nancy Newbourne, Treasurer treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org

 

Conference attendees will be limited to 900

CONFERENCE FEES

We are pleased to maintain our conference rates at our previous level of $750 per attendee for shippers and receivers and $975 for per attendee for all other attendee types.

NOTE: February 1st, 2014 registration fee will increase to $1175 per attendee for all attendees EXCEPT Shippers, Grocery Receivers and Food Service Companies which will remain at $750.

On site registration will be available for a rate of $1500 per attendee except for shippers and receivers. Also note that registration after February 5, 2014 will not be included in the Conference Attendee Listing due to printer deadlines.   

Number of attendees per company are limited for other then shippers and receivers: Railroads 6 attendees per company, all others limited to 4 attendees per company including all of their divisions.

It is at discretion of the Officers and Board of Food Shippers of America to adjust fees and limit number of attendees per company as well as limit the total conference attendee number at any point without prior notice.
Conference attendees will be limited to 900.

CONFERENCE PROMOTION

For qualifying first time or returning (after an absence of 3 years) attendees from food shipper or receiver companies we are pleased to offer the following promotions:

Please contact Nancy Newbourne treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org or Royce Fisk rfisk@foodshippersofamerica.org for the appropriate promotional code needed for the discount to apply during registration.

CONFERENCE ATTIRE

Business casual is recommended throughout the conference, no jeans please. 

CONFERENCE CO CHAIRPERSONS

Conference Co Chairs Gregory Bostick, SUPERVALU and Andrew Moreau, Strive Logistics are leading the way so our 2013 Committee looks to provide yet again another great event. 

SPOUSE PROGRAM

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Click on the button to visit 2014 FSA Conference Agenda

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CONFERENCE ATTENDEE LISTING

Click on the button to visit view Attendee List

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The document is available for Members only (Log-In required).

Email to treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org to setup or retrieve your Log-In details.

 

GOLF

There will be 2 rounds:  Morning 7:30 AM amd afternoon 1:00 PM, limited to 144 golfers per round.  Registration for the Golf Tournament is on a first come basis.  Due to course limitations no fivesomes will be permitted. Tournament registration is limited to total of 288 golfers.  Unless Foursomes are arranged for and requested when purchased they will be created randomly prior to tournament date.

Registration for the Golf Tournament is on a first come basis. Our Golf Chairman is RossCook and can be reached at golf@foodshippersofamerica.org 

Cost for golf will be $175 and club rentals will be $75

Note:  Due to course committments golf fees cannot be refunded after February 15th, 2014.  Substitutions of players will only be permitted if the substitute is registered to attend the conference.  Non Conference attendees will not be permitted to participate in the golf tournament.

 

 

TENNIS

We will be offering again a mixed doubles round robin format tennis tournament. All levels of players are welcome regardless of their skill level. Tennis event is held on Sunday afternoon as an alternative to golf.

For additional details or questions on the tennis please contact Robert Rich III, Rich Products at rrich@rich.com

Cost of tennis will be $45 per player.

 

 
 

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