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JANUARYAssociation of Retail Marketing Services, fifth annual promotion show, Congress Hotel, Chicago.16-19Food Marketing Institute (FMI), midwinter executive conference, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Boca Raton, Fla.16-19National Retail Federation, conference, New York Hilton, New York.16-19National Housewares Manufacturers Association, convention, McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago.16-21National


Association of Retail Marketing Services, fifth annual promotion show, Congress Hotel, Chicago.

16-19Food Marketing Institute (FMI), midwinter executive conference, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Boca Raton, Fla.

16-19National Retail Federation, conference, New York Hilton, New York.

16-19National Housewares Manufacturers Association, convention, McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago.

16-21National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, 39th annual meeting and educational conference, Hyatt Regency Cerromar Beach Hotel, Dorado, Puerto Rico.

17-19AIB, labeling of FDA regulated foods seminar, Manhattan, Kan.

17-21AIB, technology of bakery production seminar, Manhattan, Kan.

19-20FMI, regional operations conference, Portland, Ore.

19-20Strategic Research Institute, tie-in promotions forum, Park Lane Hotel, New York.

19-21OTC '94, fourth annual Pan-Asia conference, OTC Pharmaceuticals: New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific, Hilton Hotel, Singapore.

23-25FMI/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, seafood splash course for supermarkets, Boston/Gloucester, Mass.

23-26Northwest Food Processors Association, 80th annual convention and exposition, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Ore.

24-27AIB, basic food processing sanitation seminar, Manhattan, Kan.

26-27Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA), "World of Private Label in Asia" trade show, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong.

26-27Point-of-Purchase Advertising Institute (POPAI), Smart Store 2000: The Future Store seminar, Hotel Nikko, Chicago.

26-28National Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM), sales and marketing conference, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.

26-28Foodpack of the Americas, fourth annual expo and conference, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami.

26-29National Cattlemen's Association, convention and trade show, Reno, Nev.

31-AIB, baking for allied and nonproduction Feb. 4personnel seminar, Manhattan, Kan.


4-6Eastern Frosted Foods Association (EFFA), winter marketing seminar, Season's Resort at Great Gorge, N.J.

4-6National Food Distributors Association (NFDA), midwinter tabletop show, Marriott Marina, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

6-10National-American Wholesale Grocers' Association (NAWGA), buyer/merchandiser school, Dallas.

8-9AIB, safety for the supervisor seminar, Chicago.

10-12American Wholesale Manufacturers Association (AWMA), 35th national winter convention and candy expo, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

11-12United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association (UFFVA), international trade forum, San Diego.

12UFFVA, retail educational forum, San Diego.

12-14National Assocation of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), small chain conference, La Jolla, Calif.

12-15 UFFVA, 90th annual convention and exposition, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego.

12-16American Frozen Food Institute, convention, Anaheim, Calif.

13-16FMI, distribution conference, San Francisco.

13-16National Grocers Association (NGA), "America's Supermarket Showcase '94," Atlanta.

16-18NACDS, distribution and logistics conference, Orlando, Fla.

17-20Photo Marketing Association International, 70th annual convention and trade show, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta.

19-22Miller Freeman, variety merchandise show, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York.

20-23NAFEM, service managers workshop, Silverado Country Club and Resort, Napa, Calif.

22-23Data Capture Institute, bar code solutions and strategies seminar, Radisson Hotel, Atlanta.

26-NAFEM, annual meeting and manage-

Mar. 1ment workshop, Westin Maui, Maui, Hawaii.

27-FMI, MarkeTechnics conference, Tampa Mar. 1Convention Center, Tampa, Fla.

28-AIB, principles of sanitation for ware-

Mar. 1housemen seminar, Manhattan, Kan.


1-2National Food Brokers Association (NFBA), seminar on maximizing broker management, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington.

2-4Mexican American Grocers Association, 10th annual national Hispanic marketing conference, Stouffer Esmarelda, Indian Wells, Calif.

6-8National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, winter fancy food show, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco.

6-9NAWGA, annual convention, partners program and Vendex, Walt Disney World Dolphin, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

6-9International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), annual meeting and partners program, Walt Disney World Dolphin, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

6-11FMI, supermarket operations management course, West Lafayette, Ind.

9-11NFBA, technology forum, Westin Hotel Galleria Dallas, Dallas.

11CIES, information technology conference, Paris

12-15Snack Food Association, SNAXPO '94, 57th annual exhibit and conference, Washington.

13-16FMI, advertising/marketing executives conference, Hillsdale, Mich.

14-16AIB, principles of quality assurance seminar, Manhattan, Kan.

15-16AIB, safety for the supervisor seminar, San Jose, Calif.

15-17Boston Seafood Show, Hynes Convention Center, Boston.

15-20Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI), spring meeting, Westin La Paloma, Tucson, Ariz.

16-20Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association, annual convention, Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, Ariz.

17-19Western States Meat Association, 48th annual convention, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Monterey, Calif.

17-20PLMA, annual meeting and leadership conference, Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Ariz.

19-23American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA), conference, Seattle.

20-23FMI, loss prevention conference, Scottsdale, Ariz.

23-25Exclusively HBA, show, McCormick Place Center, Chicago.

24FMI, cashier test battery, San Francisco.

27-30NAWGA/IFDA, advertising and sales management conference, San Francisco Marriott, San Francisco.

27-FMI, professional management course, April 1Hillsdale, Mich.

30-31Data Capture Institute, bar code solutions and strategies seminar, Radisson Plaza Hotel, San Jose, Calif.


5-6New England Dairy, Deli and Bakery Association, convention, Bayside Expo Center, Boston.

6NFBA, associate member open forum, Reston, Va.

7-8Kansas Society of Hospital Pharmacists and Missouri Society of Hospital Pharmacists, spring meeting, Kansas City, Mo.

8-9Retail Bakers of America, 25th annual bakery-deli conference, St. Louis.

9-12Retail Bakers Association (RBA), exposition, St. Louis.

10-12FMI, environmental affairs conference, Dallas.

10-14Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), annual meeting, Marriott Desert Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, Calif.

12-13Data Capture Institute, bar code solutions and strategies seminar, Ramada O'Hare, Chicago.

17-19FMI, pharmacy convention, San Francisco.

17-19FMI, meat marketing conference, Minneapolis.

17-20NAWGA/IFDA, distribution operation management seminar, Grand Rapids, Mich.

21PLMA, "Cost Containment in Today's Marketplace" conference, Chicago.

21-22CIES, information technology in the supply chain, Windsor, England.

21-23National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers, store fixturing show, Chicago.

23-27NACDS, annual meeting, Palm Beach, Fla.

27-30National Association of Retail Druggists (NARD), exposition, Nashville, Tenn.


1-4FMI, annual convention and exposition, McCormick Place Center, Chicago.

1-4National Automated Clearing House Association, show, Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, Fla.

10EFFA, spring dinner, Blue Penguin Night, Marriott at Glenpointe, Teaneck, NJ.

12-14Miller Freeman, general merchandise show of Mexico, Expo Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico.

14-18National Restaurant Association (NRA), show, Chicago.

15-17FMI, seafood splash course, Boston/Gloucester, Mass.

15-18NAWGA/IFDA, human resources conference, Houston.

17-18PLMA, "World of Private Label" international trade show, Frankfurt Messe, Frankfurt, Germany.

17-19Id Expo, show, Rosemont, Ill.

20-25General Merchandise Distributors Council (GMDC), HBC marketing conference, Marriott Desert Springs, Palm Desert, Calif.

22-25FMI, financial executives conference, Santa Barbara, Calif.

29-Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors/(CCGD), annual conference, Toronto.


2-4American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA), show, Cincinnati Convention Center, Cincinnati.

5-7International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDA), 30th annual seminar and expo, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore.

5-7CIES, 37th annual executive congress, Madrid, Spain.

5-7NFBA, GM/HBC conference, Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, Calif.

5-7FMI, legal conference, location TBD.

5-8NAWGA/IFDA, financial/retail accounting conference, Ritz Carlton -- Pentagon City, Arlington, Va.

5-8NAWGA/IFDA, distribution supervision school, Philadelphia.

10-14Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA), executive conference, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

11-14Miller Freeman, midyear variety merchandise show, Javits Convention Center, New York.

15-16PLMA, Consumerama, New York.

19-22International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care, 10th annual meeting, Baltimore.

19-22NACDS, marketplace, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.

24-25Institute of Food Technologists, short courses, Atlanta Hilton Hotel, Atlanta.

25-28NAWGA/FMI/Produce Marketing Association (PMA)/UFFVA, annual produce conference, Santa Barbara, Calif.


23-25NFDA, 67th annual convention and trade show, Denver.

24-27Video Software Distributors Association (VSDA), show, Las Vegas.

28-31American Association of Meat Processors, Milwaukee Exposition and Convention Center and Arena, Milwaukee.


10-12NFBA, executive conference, LaCosta Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, Calif.

10-13NAWGA/IFDA, cash and carry conference, Washington.

18FMI, cashier test battery, Seattle.

19-20NAWGA/IFDA, Canadian truck driving championship roadeo, Toronto.

21-24NACDS, pharmacy conference, Orlando World Center, Orlando, Fla.


9-14GMDC, general merchandise marketing conference, Marriott Marco Island, Marco Island, Fla.

10-13Miller Freeman, national merchandise show, Javits Convention Center, New York.

11-14FMI, energy and technical services conference, Seattle.

11-14NAWGA/IFDA, midyear executive conference, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo.

17-20NAWGA/FMI, supermarket food service conference, Rochester, N.Y.

18-21NACDS, operations and finance conference, Coronado, Calif.

18-21FMI, information systems conference, Scottsdale, Ariz.

21-23NFBA, marketing conference, Westin Hotel Galleria Dallas, Dallas.

23PLMA, annual Washington conference, Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, Washington.

25-27FMI, general merchandise/HBC conference, St. Louis.

25-27FMI, seafood splash course for supermarkets, Boston/Gloucester, Mass.

29-30CIES, supply chain/information technology management module, Geneva.


2-5FMI, consumer affairs conference, Coronado, Calif.

2-5FMI, internal auditing conference, Coronado, Calif.

2-5FMI, retail store development conference, Coronado, Calif.

2-7FMI, supermarket operations management course, West Lafayette, Ind.

9-11FMI, seafood merchandising conference, Chicago.

9-12FMI, human resources/training and development joint conference, San Francisco.

9-12NFFA, convention, Orlando, Fla.

16-19NACDS, human resources and loss prevention conference, Coronado, Calf.

21-22NAWGA/IFDA, international forklift rally, Memphis, Tenn.

22-23NAWGA/IFDA/Ryder Trucks, driving championship roadeo, Memphis, Tenn.

23-26NAWGA, food industry productivity conference and exposition, Cook Convention Center, Memphis, Tenn.

23-26NACDS, management information systems conference, Coronado, Calif.

23-28FMI, professional management course, Hillsdale, Mich.

24-26InterBev, trade show, Atlanta.

27-31National Association of Service Merchandisers (NASM), Palm Springs, Fla.


2-4IFDA, buyers' school, Norfolk, Va.

13-17PMMI, Pack Expo '94, McCormick Place, Chicago.

14-17PLMA, "Magic of Store Brands" private label trade show, Rosemont Convention Center, Chicago.


1-3UFFVA, food service produce seminar, Naples, Fla.

2-6NFBA, convention and marketplace expo, San Francisco Hilton and Towers, San Francisco.

4-7NAWGA/IFDA, distribution supervision school, Dallas.

4-7NAWGA, retail development and engineering conference, San Antonio.