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Why Join SHFM?

A Society Grounded in Service

Our members oversee all facets of corporate foodservice and workplace hospitality, from cafeterias, cafès and retail operations to catering, vending, fitness centers, child care services and conference planning and support, including audio/visual services.

We represent the most influential professionals in these industries—the people who directly provide these services and oversee purchasing decisions for hundreds of business campuses and millions of employees.



  • Client liaisons and self-operators
  • Major global, national and regional foodservice contract management companies and integrated facility management companies
  • Companies that provide products and services to our industry
  • Faculty and students from HRI programs across the United States


  • National Conference ($150 discount)
  • Critical Issues Conference ($100 discount)
  • Local Networking Events ($25 discount)
  • Free access to Hospitality and Benchmarking Studies (a combined $1,200 discount)
  • Our online Career Center
  • Our monthly e-newsletter
  • Our Presidents Quarterly, bringing you insights direct from industry leaders
  • Our online membership directory
  • Plus targeted white papers, educational resources and more


  • Active - $395 
    • Client Liaison and Self-Operator, Foodservice Contractor and Integrated Facility Manager
  • Educator - $395
    • Any individual who is an accredited faculty member teaching the Hospitality and Foodservice curriculum on a full-time basis at an accredited academic institution 
  • Associate - $595
    • Supplier, Consultant and Media
  • Emeritus - $75
    • Retiree from the corporate foodservice/ workplace hospitality industry from any category
  • Student - $25
    • Student enrolled in a HRI/Culinary program
  • Young Professionals (35 years old and younger) - $99
    • Active, Associate and Educator categories
    • Proof of age is required
  • New Client Liaisons, Integrated Facility Managers & Self-Operators - $199 for first year 
    • Applied automatically while joining online


OR download a PDF vesion of the Membership Application



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