altAt MAFSI, there are few things we value more than the power of collaboration. 

And few things speak to that teamwork stronger than our partnerships with our industry allies, and our friends from the media.

In each of our own ways, we move the industry a little bit further, and make the lives of those in it a little bit better. We buck status quo, and flat-out raise the bar.

And when we work together…something magic happens.

On behalf of the 2016 Conference Planning Committee, and the MAFSI Board of Directors, we cordially invite you to be our guest at MAFSI’s 2016 Business Development Conference at the incomparable JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona January 13-16, 2016.

See the industry leaders already REGISTERED for the MAFSI Business Development Conference, Repnology and SMF.

Arrival and Departure Information: The conference dates are January 13-16, 2016. We encourage you to arrive on Wednesday, January 13 so you may attend the President’s Welcome Reception starting at 6:00 p.m. You may depart on Saturday, January 16. The golf tournament on Sat. will be held from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm and is the last event of the conference.

To register online as a member of the media, or as an allied association, please click here.

For a print-ready PDF, please download here, and submit to info@mafsi.org.


altWith dozens of NEW reps and manufacturers coming to our 2016 conference, the time to sponsor, is NOW. Make sure the newest faces and organizations in foodservice know who you are, and what you're about. All while showing your support and prominence in the industry.

Click here for the full scoop on becoming a sponsor.


Key MAFSI Business Development Conference Dates & Times

Wednesday, January 13

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MAFSI Welcome/President's Reception

Thursday, January 14

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am Education Workshops
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am Spouse Breakfast & Program 
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Keynote Address & Lunch 
  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm “Non-Extreme Sports” 
  • 9:00 pm – 12:00 am Optional Activity and Cocktails

Friday, January 15

  • 7:00 am – 8:30 am VIP Breakfast/Future Leaders Breakfast/Mature Lions Breakfast/Networking 
  • 8:45 am - 3:00 pm Education Workshops 
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Spouse Spa Day, Lunch & Program 
  • 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm Keynote Address & Lunch 
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm MAFSI Pool Party 
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MAFSI Awards Celebration  

Saturday, January 16

  • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Bondurant Racing School (Optional Activity)
  • 8:00 am - 2:00 pm MAFSI Golf Tournament (Optional Activity)

Click here for a full schedule of events.


Don’t get stuck off property. Reserve your hotel room today!

altThe JW Marriott has a reserved allotment of rooms, and we want to be sure you’re staying where all the action is. 

To register, please visit our Hotel Reservation page by clicking here.



Championship Golf, and Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities

altDuring our 2016 Conference, only 45 members will get to do what few will ever do in their entire lives; drive high-performance vehicles at speeds faster than the law will ever allow you to do on the open road.

At the one-and-only Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving ($550) in Phoenix, Arizona you’ll experience the best professional driver curriculum and instructors on the planet. If you’d like to join us on the track, please indicate so on your registration form. For more information this exclusive activity, please click here.  


If you’d like to play championship golf at the MAFSI Golf Tournament($249) on Saturday, January 16th please indicate your intentions on your form. You’re also welcome to rent clubs ($70) if you’d like, and can add that to your registration as well. For more information about the golfing at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, please click here.


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