Journey from traditional to tomorrow as SHFM sets the table for the future of food. This year’s conference is your gateway to innovative strategies, foodservice disruption and trends shaping the future.
 
Discover new territories and ideas you can apply to your business and personal career. Network with your SHFM family, the thought leaders of our industry, while discovering innovative products and services.
 
Everything’s bigger in Texas including the 39th annual SHFM National Conference. The future of food and hospitality is coming fast…BE THERE with SHFM!

Program Highlights

Agenda-at-a-Glance

What will you experience at SHFM’s conference? Check out the Agenda-at-a Glance or get detailed day by day information for all the conference happenings.

Must See Presenters

Learn from experts and hear messages that will influence your professional career and keep your business looking towards the future.

Industry Networking Night

Enjoy the culinary collaboration of our sponsoring industry chefs and celebrity chef.

Innovation Showcase

Hear about the latest product and service innovations.

A Night at Billy Bob's

Experience an event as big as Texas when SHFM goes west for a night at the “World’s Largest Honky-Tonk!”

SHFM Gives Back

SHFM gives back through exciting opportunities in their hunger awareness initiative, silent auction and scholarship showdown.

Agenda-at-a-Glance

What will you experience at SHFM’s conference? Check out the Agenda-at-a Glance or get detailed day by day information for all the conference happenings.

Must See Presenters

Learn from experts and hear messages that will influence your professional career and keep your business looking towards the future.

Industry Networking Night

Enjoy the culinary collaboration of our sponsoring industry chefs and celebrity chef.

Innovation Showcase

Hear about the latest product and service innovations.

A Night at Billy Bob's

Experience an event as big as Texas when SHFM goes west for a night at the “World’s Largest Honky-Tonk!”

SHFM Gives Back

SHFM gives back through exciting opportunities in their hunger awareness initiative, silent auction and scholarship showdown.

Travel/Hotel

The City Where the West Begins invites you to experience Texas hospitality!

The Omni Fort Worth offers amenities illustrating the Western spirit embodied by the city that surrounds it. To make hotel reservations at SHFM's Conference Hotel, Omni Fort Worth, click here or call 1-800-THE OMNI (843-6664) and let them know you are an attendee of SHFM's National Conference. Our special conference rate is $219 plus tax. SHFM also has arranged discounted airport transportation options through Premier Drives Global.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TRAVEL AND HOTEL HERE.

Become A
Sponsor

Conference Sponsors

Special Thanks to Our 2018 Conference Sponsors!

Become A Sponsor
DIAMOND
Aramark
The Coca-Cola Company
Compass Group 
PepsiCo
Sodexo

PLATINUM
Alto-Shaam, Inc. 
Elior North America
Keurig Dr Pepper
Mars Drinks
MEIKO
Systopia
Twinings Teas of London  

GOLD
Agilysys
Ali Group
Celsius
Ecolab, Inc.
Emerald Brand
Hobart-Traulsen
Jackson WWS, Inc.
Mondelez International
GOLD CONT'D
National Food Group, Inc.
Perdue Farms
Premier Drives Global
RC Fine Foods
Sabert Corporation 
Starbucks
Tyson Foods
Vivreau Advanced Water Systems
The Vollrath Company, L.L.C.

SILVER
365 Retail Markets  
Appetize
Betson Enterprises
BSI, LLC
Chowbotics, Inc.
elite | studio e
Follett LLC
Kitchens To Go built by Carlin
LeanPath, Inc. 
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA  
Next Level Fitness Water Inc.
Panasonic
Partners by Design
SILVER CONT'D
Parts Town
Restaurant Technologies
Rippe Associates
Unified Brands
VerTerra Dinnerware 
Vivonet

SILVER MEDIA
Food Management Magazine
FoodService Director Magazine
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine
Foodservice Equipment Reports Magazine
PLATE
 Magazine

INDUSTRY NETWORKING EVENT
Aramark 
The Coca-Cola Company
Compass Group 
Sodexo

SCHOLARSHIP SHOWDOWN SPONSORSHIP
Mars/Wrigley Foodservices
 
DIAMOND
Aramark
The Coca-Cola Company
Compass Group 
PepsiCo
Sodexo

PLATINUM
Alto-Shaam, Inc. 
Elior North America
Keurig Dr Pepper
Mars Drinks
MEIKO
Systopia
Twinings Teas of London  

GOLD
Agilysys
Ali Group
Celsius
Ecolab, Inc.
Emerald Brand
Hobart-Traulsen
Jackson WWS, Inc.
Mondelez International
National Food Group, Inc.
Perdue Farms
Premier Drives Global
RC Fine Foods
Sabert Corporation 
Starbucks
Tyson Foods
Vivreau Advanced Water Systems
The Vollrath Company, L.L.C.

SILVER
365 Retail Markets  
Appetize
Betson Enterprises
BSI, LLC
Chowbotics, Inc
elite | studio e
Follett LLC
Kitchens To Go built by Carlin
LeanPath, Inc.
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA  
Next Level Fitness Water Inc. 
Panasonic
Partners by Design
Parts Town
Restaurant Technologies
Rippe Associates
Unified Brands
VerTerra Dinnerware 
Vivonet

SILVER MEDIA
Food Management Magazine
FoodService Director Magazine
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine
Foodservice Equipment Reports Magazine
PLATE
 Magazine

INDUSTRY NETWORKING EVENT
Aramark 
The Coca-Cola Company
Compass Group 
Sodexo

SCHOLARSHIP SHOWDOWN SPONSORSHIP
Mars/Wrigley Foodservices

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities click here to download the program or contact:

Michelle Romero
Director of Marketing and Sponsorship Sales
(502) 574-9036
mromero@hqtrs.com

The hospitality and foodservice industries are changing – don’t get left behind. Register today to learn more about the future at the 2018 SHFM National Conference!