Below is the planned list of events for the WNYIFT year. Please note that dates and locations may be subject to change. Click on the event info link for detailed information.

[Upcoming] Tuesday, March 28, 2023 – Annual WNYIFT FOOD INDUSTRY EXPO at Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Join us for a day full of technical seminars, supplier exhibits, and a networking dinner. Be sure to enter the drawing of the Door Prize Scavenger Hunt while walking on the show floor to meet awesome exhibitors and attendees. The WNYIFT Food Expo will be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with industry trends, talk with suppliers of food ingredients, equipment and services and meet with our fellows in the Western New York food industry!

Please check below links for more detail!

Exhibitor Registration and Attendee Registration are now open!

[Past Events in 2022]

Check out pictures from our past events below!

  • Oct 11th, 2022 – Black Button Distillery Tour and Networking Event
  • July 26th, 2022 – WNYIFT Annual Golf Extravaganza (co-hosted with ANYSFP) 
  • June 15th, 2022 – Highmark Stadium Tour, Speaker Session, and Networking Dinner
  • March 22, 2022 – Annual WNYIFT FOOD INDUSTRY EXPO – Pictures 

If you would like to download the slides and learn more about Mintel’s presentation “How 2021 product trends can inform us about the future” by Lynn Dornblaser, please check the link:

More events:

WNYIFT will be holding several Networking events and a dinner meeting. Watch your email for details!

Want to see what’s happening around the country? Find out about all IFT and IFT section events, conferences and workshops.