Food Industry Summit

Ninth Annual Food Industry Summit 2014

Great Food Marketers...

Meeting the Food on Demand challenge of today's connected consumers

Tuesday October 14th, 2014

Saint Joseph's University Food Marketing Department is pleased to host the 9th annual Food Industry Summit.  These continue to be challenging times for the Food Industry. Communicating and conducting business with our customers and consumers is changing at a rapid pace, demanding major shifts in Marketing dollars. Understanding how they think and shop is critical.

Join the industry as the internationally renowned Food Marketing program presents a one day summit to gain insights on the "Food on Demand" consumer and how retailers and manufacturers are leveraging marketing and technology to make things happen at retail. The topic for 2014 is “Great Food Marketers meeting the Food on Demand challenge of today's connected consumer”. Come hear how some of the best food brands are handling this topic.

The presentations are followed by a question and answer period. There is also plenty of time to network in the morning, lunch, and afternoon.

Speakers include:

Wakefern  Joe Sheridan, President and Chief Operating Officer
Kings/Balducci’s Judy Spires, President and CEO
Marriott  Brad Nelson, Vice President Culinary and Global Corporate Chef
Dietz & Watson Louis Eni, CEO
Kraft Barry Calpino, Vice President Breakthrough Innovations
Ulive/Food Network     Jeff Greenhouse, Director of Marketing
IRI Carl Edstrom, Principal Segmentation and Survey Solutions

Who should attend: Food Industry Leaders
When: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 from 8:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Saint Joseph's University
Mandeville Hall, corner of 54th and City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Cost: $299.00 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)



Look what our attendees had to say about the event!

  • "I like the one-day format.  The roster of speakers was impressive, yet there was still time to socialize and network with industry peers." - Jill S.
  • "I liked the variety of speakers and the perspective they provide." -Laura E.

  • "Speakers did a great job and it was very relevant to what is going on in the manufacturing and retail world." - Meredith H.
  • "A heavy hitting lineup from the Food Industry.  Very impressive." - Josh P.
  • "I enjoyed how each speaker was from a different spectrum of the food industry." - Dana P.


Contact for Program Information: Cathy Quinn 610-660-1615 
This event is proudly supported by the Food and Beverage Vertical Marketing Management of Seimen's Industry, Inc.