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

Membership in the Food Shippers of America trade association is limited to individuals engaged in the business of shipping or receiving food and related productions in the Food and Beverage industry where an individual is someone who conducts business on behalf of a company who has, or maintains, physical ownership of these products within the supply chain.   This would include food manufacturing, processing, grocery, restaurant, food distributor and food service companies.   Transportation, warehouse, logistics, material, technology and other service providers to these businesses are not eligible for membership but are welcome to attend the annual Food Shippers of America educational and networking conference.

"How do we become a member?"

Contact by phone or email our Executive Director to confirm you and your company meets the membership requirements and to receive additional membership information.

Phone (847) 302-1496, Email: executivedirector@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 becoming more active within the organization please reach out to our Executive Director at executivedirector@foodshippersofamerica.org for more information.

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

Golf Questions can be directed to Justin Allen, Andrus Transportation golf@foodshippersofamerica.org.

Conference registration questions can be directed to our Executive Director at executivedirector@foodshippersofamerica.org or Treasurer FSAtreasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org

 How can I find out more about Conference Sponsorship opportunities?

2022 Sponsorships are currently sold out.  Please contact Eric Missil at Accountant@foodshippersofamerica.org about being put on the wait list for 2022 and to be contacted about 2023 opportunities.

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 or subsidiaries ) 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 at executivedirector@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.

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

How can I request a copy of Food Shippers current W9?

For a current copy of current Food Shippers of America’s W9 please email your request to accountant@foodshippersofamerica.org

How can I get on the FSA Mailing List or request a conference voucher?

Food Shippers of America’s Conference registration is processed with individually assigned vouchers. 
If you have not attended a conference in the last 3 consecutive years please click on this link that will take you to a survey of questions needed to complete voucher request submission. 
Once processed you will receive a confirmation email of submission with voucher email following within 72 hours. 

How can submit items for inclusion on FSA Monthly e-Newletter?

Please feel free to use email media_advisor@foodshippersofamerica.org  to submit items to be reviewed for inclusion in the monthly FSA Enewsletter. Upon review and approval they will be forwarded for publication.

Where should payments be sent to?

Box   L-4027
Columbus, OH 43260
If you have any questions please email accountant@foodshippersofamerica.org

Mark your Calendars

Future FSA  Annual Conferences!

February 20th- February 22th
JW Marriott Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL

March 5th- March 7th
​J.W. Marriott Desert Springs
​Palm Desert, CA 

March 3rd - March 5th
Hilton Bonnet Creek
Orlando, FL