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JANUARYDI Global Exchange Summit (co-sponsors: FMI, GMA), The Registry Resort, Naples, Fla.7-9 Specialty Food Distributors & Manufacturers Association 2001 Annual Conference & Table-Top Trade Show Carnival of Specialty Food Sales, Palm Springs Convention Center, Wyndham Palm Springs Palm Springs, Calif.7-10 VSDA's 20th Annual Convention & Home Entertainment Expo, Sands Expo Convention Center, Las

JANUARY

DI Global Exchange Summit (co-sponsors: FMI, GMA), The Registry Resort, Naples, Fla.

7-9 Specialty Food Distributors & Manufacturers Association 2001 Annual Conference & Table-Top Trade Show Carnival of Specialty Food Sales, Palm Springs Convention Center, Wyndham Palm Springs Palm Springs, Calif.

7-10 VSDA's 20th Annual Convention & Home Entertainment Expo, Sands Expo Convention Center, Las Vegas

7-10 The International Mass Retail Association Logistics 2001, Disney's Yacht & Beach Club, Orlando, Fla.

14-16 FMI Midwinter Executive Conference, Boca Raton Resort, Boca Raton, Fla.

14-17 National Retail Federation 90th Annual Convention & Expo, Jacob Javits Center, New York

14-17 International Poultry Exposition, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta

14-17 National Housewares Manufacturers Association 2001 International Housewares Show, McCormick Place North, Chicago

18-20 National Confectioners Association Conference, Naples, Fla.

21-23 National Association for the Specialty Food Trade International Fancy Food & Confection Show, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco

21-23 IMRA Leadership Forum, Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Fla.

21-24 National Association of Convenience Stores SIGMA Winter Management Conference, Marriott, Vale, Colo.

28 National Grocers Association American Showcase 2001 / FDI Joint Marketing Conference and Creative Choice Awards, Adam's Mark Hotel, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas

FEBRUARY

7-8 Credit Suisse First Boston Food and Drug Retailing Conference, New York

7-9 Association of Sales & Marketing Companies Top to Top 2001, The Westin La Paloma, Tucson, Ariz.

8-10 Point-of-Purchase Advertising International Annual Industry Conference 2001, Walt Disney's Boardwalk Inn, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

10-13 SNAXPO 2001, Dolphin Hotel Orlando, Fla.

12-15 Material Handling Industry of America ProMat 2001, McCormick Place North, Chicago

13-16 IMRA Store Operations & Human Resources Conference & Expo, The Buttes-A. Wyndham Resort, Tempe, Ariz.

14-17 Grocery Manufacturers of America Technical Long Range Planning Committee, Grove Isle Beach Club, Grove Isle, Fla.

15-17 AWMA Expo 2001, Distribution Showplace, New Orleans

18-20 FMI's 2001 Marketechnics, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

24-28 American Frozen Food Institute's Western Frozen Food Convention, Hyatt Regency Monterey, Monterey, Calif.

25-27 The 8th Annual New York Restaurant & Foodservice Show, The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York

25-28 FMI Loss Prevention Conference, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, Fla.

26-28 NACS Leadership Assembly 2001, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla.

MARCH

1-3 The Refrigerated Foods Association 2001 Annual Conference, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.

3-5 CFIG Grocery Showcase West 2001, Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

4-6 FDI Annual Business Conference & Partners Program, Walt Disney World Dolphin, Orlando, Fla.

4-7 SIAL International Exhibition of Food, Beverages, Wines & Spirits, Palais des Congres de Montreal, Montreal

6-7 GMA Board of Directors Meeting, Washington, D.C.

8-11 Natural Products Expo West 2001, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.

11-14 FMI Distribution Conference, Doubletree LaPosada Resort, Scottsdale, Ariz.

11-14 American Meat Institute 2001 Conference on Worker Safety, Health & Human Resources, Denver Marriott City Center, Denver

12-14 National Wholesale Druggists' Association 2001 Marketing Conference, Westin Peachtree Plaza & AmericasMart, Atlanta

14-16 NACS Human Resources Conference, Adam's Mark on the Riverwalk, San Antonio

16-20 APhA 2001 Conference, San Francisco

17-19 United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association 2001 International Convention & Expo, Tampa, Fla.

18-21 IMRA Loss Prevention, Auditing & Safety Conference & Expo, Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta

22-24 POPAI P-O-P Marketplace 2001, McCormick Place, Chicago

23-25 2001 Tennessee Grocers Association Convention & Expo, Renaissance Hotel and Nashville Convention Center, Nashville, Tenn.

24-26 The Retailer's Bakery Association Marketplace 2001, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis

25-27 Supermarket News-Executive Technology Summit: E-Tail Explosion Mastering New B2B, B2C Markets (sponsors: SN, ET) The Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa, Pasadena, Calif.

25-27 NASFT International Food and Confection Spring Midwest Show, McCormick Place East, Chicago

26-27 FDI Joint Public Affairs Assembly (co-sponsors: FMI, NGA), Washington, D.C.

27-29 International Boston Seafood Show, Hynes Convention Center, Boston

28 PLMA Annual Meeting, Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, Aventura, Fla.

31-5 WAFC 80th Convention, Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel, Honolulu

APRIL

1-2 (NACS) New England Convenience Store Association Trade Show, Providence, RI

1-4 FMI 2001 Pharmacy Conference, Wyndham Anatole Hotel, Dallas

3-4 NEFFA's Annual Conference & Exposition, World Trade Center, Boston

4-6 IMRA Marketing Conference, The Buttes-A Wyndham Resort, Tempe, Ariz.

5-7 IFPA 14th Annual Red Hot Opportunities Conference and Exhibition, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix

9-11 NARMS 2001 Exhibition, Silver Legacy Resort Casino, Reno, Nev.

10-11 GMA Spring Scientific & Regulatory Conference, Washington Monarch Hotel, Washington, D.C.

11-12 TPCA Annual Convention & Texas Petroleum/ NACS Marketing & Convenience Store Show, Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk & Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio

17-18 FMI Food Safety Summit, Washington, D.C.

21-25 NACDS 2001 Annual Meeting, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Ariz.

22-24 AMI Annual Meat Marketing Conference (co-sponsors: FDI, FMI), Adams Mark Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C.

22-24 FMI 2001 Advertising Marketing Executive Conference, Doubletree La Posada, Scottsdale, Ariz.

22-25 [email protected] Technology Conference & Trade Show, Wyndham, Anatole, Dallas

25-27 EFR Workshop (co-sponsors: FDI, GMA, NACS), Chicago

MAY

2-6 SIGMA (NACS) Spring Convention, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Ariz.

5-10 IARW -WFLO Annual Convention & Trade Show, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Fla.

6-8 FMI's Supermarket Industry Convention & Educational Exposition/ Marketplace 2001, McCormick Place, Chicago

7-11 IOPP Midpak 2001, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis

8-9 Oklahoma PMA Association of Convenience Stores Annual Conference, The Westin Hotel, Trade Show at OKC Fairgrounds International Building, Oklahoma City

17-19 Electronic Entertainment Expo, Los Angeles

19-22 IMRA Annual Convention & Product Information Show, Wyndham Anatole, Dallas

19-22 2001 NRA Show, McCormick Place, Chicago

20-23 FMI 2001 Financial Executive Conference, Orlando, Fla.

22-23 PLMA World of Private Label International Trade Show, RAI Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

JUNE

1-6 General Merchandisers Marketing Conference, San Diego Hyatt, San Diego

2-5 PMA Retail Produce Solutions Conference (co-sponsors: FMI, PMA, United), Monterey, Calif.

3-5 IDDBA 37th Annual Seminar & Expo 2001/Dairy-Deli-Bake 2001, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis

3-6 NRF StoreWorks! 2001, Disney's Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, Fla.

5-7 NCA All Candy Expo, McCormick Place, Chicago

5-8 SIAL Asia 2001, Singapore

6-9 NNFA Marketplace 2001, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas

8-11 GMA Executive Conference, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

10-12 AFFI 18th Annual Distribution & Logistics Conference, The Fairmont Kansas City at the Plaza, Kansas City, Mo.

14-16 The Super Floral Show 2001, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla.

17-20 NCACS/NCPMA Joint Convention , Westin Resort, Hilton Head, S.C.

19-22 NWDA 2001 ProTech Conference, Memphis Marriott & Cook Convention Center, Memphis, Tenn.

20-22 CIES Annual Executive Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

24-27 NRF Loss Prevention Conference & Exhibition, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

27 NACDS Marketplace 2001, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas

JULY

8-10 NASFT International Food & Confection Summer Show 2001, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York

8-10 Georgia Association of Convenience Stores Annual Meeting, Westin Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, Ga.

16-17 Chicken Marketing Seminar 2001, Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, Calif.

22-24 2001 PMA Foodservice Conference, Tour & Expo, Monterey Conference Center & Doubletree Hotel, Monterey, Calif.

25-27 GMA Joint Unsaleables Management Conference (co-sponsor: FDI), Westin Bay Shore, Vancouver, B.C.

AUGUST

11-14 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, D.C.

19-22 NACDS Pharmacy Conference & Managed Care Forum, The Navy Pier Conference Center, Chicago

22-24 GMA GEMCON, Hyatt La Jolla, San Diego

SEPTEMBER

7-10 NAFEM* 01, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

7-12 GMDC/HBC Marketing Conference, Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Palm Desert, Calif.

9-12 FDI Midyear Executive Conference, Toronto

9-12 FMI Energy & Technical Services Conference, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland

10-14 American Bakers Association IBIE Baking Expo 2001, Las Vegas

27 CLM Management Conference, Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Mo.

OCTOBER

6-10 NFFA National Frozen Food Convention (co-sponsor: AFFI), Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio

7-9 NFI International West Coast Seafood Show, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles

9-11 VSDA East Coast Video Energy & Tech Services Conference, Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, N.J.

12-14 Natural Products Expo East 2001, Washington, D.C.

14-17 NRF.com 2001, New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans

17-18 EPPA Taste Show & Exhibition 2001, Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, N.J.

21-24 FDI Food Industry Productivity Convention & Expo, Houston

26-30 PMA Fresh Summit International Convention & Expo, Philadelphia

NOVEMBER

4-8 FDI/IFDA Sales & Marketing Conference & Value-AD Awards, Palm Springs, Calif.

6-7 Kosher Show, Meadowlands Convention Center, Secaucus, N.J.

10-13 NRA International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show 2001, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York

11-13 FDI Retail Development Conference (co-sponsor: FMI), TBA

11-14 PLMA 2001 Mega Show, Rosemont, Ill.

13-14 GMA Board of Directors Meeting, Waldorf-Astoria, New York

13-16 IMRA SPEED 2001, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Fla.

14-17 2001 International SHOPA Show, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Fla

CONTACT INFORMATION

American Bakers Association www.americanbakers.org (202) 789-0300

American Frozen Food Institute www.affi.com (650) 697-6835 or (703) 821-0770

American Meat Institute www.meatamsi.org (703) 841-2400

American Pharmaceutical Association www.aphanet.org (202) 628-4410

American Wholesale Marketers Association www.awmanet.org (202) 463-2124

Association of Sales & Marketing Companies www.asmc.org (703) 758-7790

CIES www.ciesnet.com (301) 563-3383

Council of Logistics Management www.clm1.org (630) 574-0985

Credit Suisse First Boston www.cfsb.com (212) 325-2000

E3 www.e3expo.com (508) 875-EXPO

Eastern Perishable Products Association www.eppainc.org (201) 288-5454

Efficient Foodservice Response www.efr-central.com (703) 532-9400 ext. 228

Food Distributors International www.fdi.org (703) 532-9400

Food Marketing Institute www.fmi.org (202) 452-8444

General Merchandisers Distributors Council www.gmdc.org (719) 576-4260

Grocery Manufacturers of America www.gmabrands.com (202) 337-9400

Institute of Packaging Professionals www.iopp.org (702) 893-9090 or (800) 859-9247

International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses www.iarw.org (301) 652-5674

International Boston Seafood Show www.bostonseafood.com (207) 842-5599

International Mass Retail Association www.imra.org (703) 841-2300

International-Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association www.iddba.org (608) 238-7908

Kosher Channel One www.kosherfest.com (212) 643-1623

Material Handling Industry of America www.mhia.org (704) 676-1190 or (800) 345-1815

National Association for Retail Merchandising Services www.narms.com (888) 52NARMS or (715) 342-0948

National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc. (NASFT┬┐) www.specialty-food.com (212) 482-6440

National Association of Chain Drug Stores www.nacds.org (703) 549-3001

National Association of Convenience Stores www.cstorecentral.com (703) 684-3600

National Confectioners Association www.candyusa.org (703) 790-5750

National Frozen Food Association www.nffa.org (717) 657-8601

National Grocers Association www.nationalgrocers.org (703) 437-5300

National Housewares Manufacturers Association www.housewares.org (847) 292-4200

National Nutritional Foods Association www.nnfa.org/conventions (949) 622-6272

National Restaurant Association www.restaurant.org (202) 331-5900 or (800) 256-5013

National Retail Federation www.nrf.com (800) NRF-HOW2 or (202) 783-7971

National Wholesale Druggists' Association www.nwda.org (703) 787-0000

Natural Products Expo West www.expowest.com (303) 939-8440

New York State Restaurant Association www.nysra.org (800) 452-5212

North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers www.nafem.org (312) 245-1054

NorthEast Fresh Foods Alliance www.neffa.com (781) 963-9726

Point-of-Purchase Advertising International www.popai.com (202) 530-3000

Private Label Manufacturers Association www.plma.com (212) 972-3131

Produce Marketing Association www.pma.com (302) 738-7100

Refrigerated Foods Association www.refrigeratedfoods.org(770) 452-0660

SHOPA (School, Home & Office Products) Association www.shopa.org (937) 297-2250 or (800) 854-7467

SIAL Asia www.sialasia.com (65) 392-9269 (Singapore) or (704) 653-0041 (US reps)

SIAL Montreal www.sialmontreal.com (514) 289-9669

Snack Food Association www.sfa.org (703) 836-4500 or (800) 628-1334

Specialty Food Distributors & Manufacturers Association www.specialtyfoods.org (312) 644-6610

Super Floral Show - Meetings & More, Inc. www.superfloralshow.com (480) 998-3992

Supermarket News www.supermarketnews.com (212) 630-3770

Tennessee Grocers Association tga.citysearch.com (615) 889-0136 or (800) 238-8742

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers www.cfig.ca (416) 492-2311 or (800) 661-2344

National Chicken Council (202) 296-2622

National Fisheries Institute www.nfi.org (703) 524-8880

Retailer's Bakery Association www.rbanet.com (800) 638-0924 or (301) 725-2149

United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association www.uffva.org (703) 836-3410

US Poultry & Egg Association www.poultryegg.org (770) 493-9401

Video Software Dealers Association www.vsda.org (800) 955-8732. Toronto Office (416) 642-1565

Western Association of Food Chains www.montrosetravel (800) 929-9232