Experience FMI2014 to the Fullest
Find new ways to satisfy your customers and achieve your sales objectives. From front-end to checkout, FMI delivers solutions that lead to longer receipts, increased trips and long-term loyalty.
A schedule of events and speaker information will be available soon!
The FMI2014 show program will include:
FMI Store Tours participants will see the local grocery retailers in the Chicago area. Use this opportunity to take away ideas in merchandising, décor, store design and more. This will also be a great opportunity to network with colleagues.
Featured Product Showcase
Experience the cutting edge and must-have items! See a collection of the best, newest and most sought-after in packaged products, equipment and services, all in one.
Idea Exchange Breakfast
Participate in small group roundtable discussions focused on specific topics or functional areas. Choose from topics such as store operations, marketing, merchandising, private brands and sustainability. Discussions will also be offered for specific groups including independent operators and wholesalers.
Reception for Internationals
Attendees from more than 90 countries and trade delegations around the world are invited to attend a welcoming reception.
Enjoy casual networking and celebrate with food and drinks on the show floor. Cultivate new connections and socialize with current suppliers.
Supermarket Chef Showdown
Witness our industry's second culinary competition at FMI2014. The Supermarket Chef Showdown will single out the best recipe artists and chefs in four categories.
The winners in 2012 were:
Keoni Chang of Foodland Supermarket, Ltd.
Deconstructed Ahi California Roll, from the Indulgent recipe category.
Below is a list of the other three category winners, along with their recipes:
- Chef Brian Dunn of Roche Bros. Supermarkets with Indian Five Spice Lamb
- Chef Rachael Perron of Kowalski's Markets with Spiced Orange Yogurt Parfaits
- Chef Amber Pruett of Publix Super Markets, Inc. with Italian Pie