WASHINGTON -- The Food Marketing Institute here hopes 1997 is the year the industry moves from education to action on a number of issues.
The organization's trade shows are being shaped with that in mind, said Michael Sansolo, group vice president for education, industry relations and research.
"In a number of areas, we need to move away from the learning, 'gee whiz' stage to the get-it-done stage," Sansolo said. "Implementation will be the theme for 1997. That will be the cas