Food Industry Summit

Tenth Annual Food Industry Summit 2015


"FRESH" Thinking in Food Marketing

Tuesday October 13th, 2015

Saint Joseph's University Food Marketing Department is pleased to host the 10th 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 how consumers are looking for FRESH options and how retailers and manufacturers are providing options for the consumers at retail. The topic for 2015 is “FRESH" Thinking in Food Marketing”. 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.

Highlighted Speakers include:

Fresh & Easy Jim Keyes, CEO 
Bimbo Bakeries Vince Melchiore, CMO 
Fresh Direct David McInerney, Co-Founder
Bolthouse Farms Mike Illum, SVP/Chief Customer Officer
Giant Eagle

Voni Woods, Vice President of Deli and Bakery

Grocerant Guru

Steven Johnson


Who should attend: Food Industry Leaders
When: Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 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