IDDBA is Committed to Member Success in 2020 and Beyond


An IDDBA membership comes with year-round benefits that continue to evolve, providing relevant resources for innovation and growth. The information you need, from an organization you can trust, is now available online in our all-digital What’s in Store 2020. With insight from more than 100 reputable industry experts and observers — including Acosta, IRI/FreshLook, Nielsen Fresh, U.S. Census Bureau and more — our members will receive MORE figures, INCREASED accessibility, CONCISE content, plus advanced features such as bookmarking, highlighting, notes and more. Join now and take advantage of this resource (just released in December).

From What’s in Store ONLINE to What’s in Store LIVE at IDDBA 2020

What’s in Store Live is all about hands-on engagement. From the latest and most-relevant products, to packaging and merchandising, trends and research are brought to life. To SEE, SMELL and TASTE — LIVE sessions present the latest food trends, from pairing ideas to customized meal kit options and more. Attendees experience out-of-the-box approaches and learn new ways to engage customers.

Financial Resources – Future Growth for Seasoned and Emerging Professional Members

IDDBA continues to develop programs that not only provide guidance to our members, but also provide financial support. In 2019 alone, we awarded more than $316,000 in scholarships to aspiring young professionals. After a successful first year, IDDBA has again partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Business to provide an Advanced Management and Leadership Certificate program. Members can now apply for IDDBA scholarships to help offset the cost of tuition.

More Growth Opportunities for IDDBA Members

Scholarships for Growing the Future: IDDBA supports and encourages aspiring and experienced professionals on their paths to building credentials for a successful future. Our scholarships help young people preparing for the road ahead.

The Professional Development Scholarship: We also provide financial assistance for non-degree programs that contribute to professional growth and education for those currently working for IDDBA members. See more on available resources here.

Fresh Careers: Created especially for students pursuing careers in the food industry, IDDBA is providing opportunities to experience business-to-business networking at the largest dairy, deli and bakery food show in America. The experience includes guidance from industry professionals, exposure to the newest product concepts and much more at our annual trade show.

IDDBA 2020. Register to Exhibit, Register to Attend. Become a Member Now, and it’s All Discounted

Exhibitor registration is open now to experience innovative food programs and new products, while meeting thousands of qualified industry professionals at IDDBA 2020 — one of the largest food shows in North America and a vital networking event for the industry. The IDDBA show brings together today’s leaders with tomorrow’s innovators to grow the future of their businesses.

The Visionary Pavilion – Brand New at IDDBA 2020!

At IDDBA 2020 in Indianapolis, we’re debuting the Visionary Pavilion. For first-time exhibitors with innovative new products, this is a lower-cost opportunity to  exhibit in a special area on the show floor. Opportunities are waiting — Space is limited, click here for more information.

Whether your business is food retailing, foodservice, manufacturing, marketing, wholesaling, brokering or distributing, the IDDBA’s goal is to help you succeed. Our membership includes more than 2,000 companies ranging from small independents to the world’s largest corporations.

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