Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food manufacturers and auxiliary service providers will convene to discover new techniques, learn of industry trends, and identify valuable resources that will strengthen the already sizable industry of more than 1,000 food manufacturers in Ohio.
David Beurle -
"The Future of Food"
Founder and CEO
David Beurle is a world-renowned strategist and foresight researcher. His work comprises of foresight research publications that include scenarios for the future of the global food processing industry.
David will present “The Future of Food” - from production to consumption,the global food industry is beginning a radical evolution. Drawing from current research, this presentation will explore emergent trends and how they are reshaping the industry. Interactive discussion will probe views on when and where disruption will occur, and where and when new opportunities will be created
Greg Soehnlen -
"Alternative Business Approaches"
President and CEO
Superior Dairy, Inc., Creative Edge and LEL Logistics
Shelly Thobe -
"From Idea to Excitement"
Director - Culinary Innovation
The Wendy's Company
Other Topics Coming Soon!
Cost to Attend:
Price includes a delicious breakfast spread, amazing buffet for lunch, and snacks/beverages throughout the day!
(Until February 4th)
Early Bird CIFT member | $85
Early Bird Non-member | $120
Register 4 get 5th free:
Group registrations must be made together (same payment).
For more information please email email@example.com.
March 4th Networking Reception
OVFIT and CIFT are hosting a Networking Reception on March 4th from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm. In addition to heavy appetizers, a cash bar and great networking opportunities, this year will include the OVIFT Annual Student Poster Competition. Ohio State University's brightest graduate and undergraduate students will be on hand to present their food science related research to attendees.
This event requires purchase of separate tickets from the Ohio Food Industry Summit. For more information click below.
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center | 100 Green Meadows Dr S, Lewis Center, OH 43035
Make your hotel reservation at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center to receive a great rate made available to Summit attendees! Visit nwhotelandconferencecenter.com and when making a reservation enter code 216129