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.

Mar 28 2017 - WNYIFT Food Industry Expo 2017
Details: The WNYIFT Food Expo is your annual chance to mingle with other food industry professionals, chat with suppliers of ingredients, services and equipment and get updated on the latest and greatest! The schedule includes:

  • 11:45 - 12:45: Complimentary Light Lunch
  • 12:45 – 2:30PM: Technical Session FSMA "Preventive Controls for Human Foods" Food and Beverage Trends- Organic and Non-GMO
  • 2:30 – 3:00PM: Coffee & Cookie Break
  • 3:00  -  6:00PM: Supplier Exhibits
  • Starting 6:30 PM: Reception at the HYATT featuring entrees from Dinosaur BBQ. $25/ticket
Free Luncheon! Free Admission! Free Supplier Directory! Free Door Prize Games!­­

Register by Friday, March 24 to make your reservation for the Opening Luncheon
Register by 5 PM, Monday, March 27 for your chance to win an Amazon TAP, Alexa enabled portable speaker, courtesy of COMAX FLAVORS!
The first 100 people to register to attend will receive a gift from CRAIN WALNUT, when they arrive at the Expo!

For more information and online registration please go to or visit the registration link below:

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Jul 25 2017 - 2017 WNYIFT Golf Extravaganza
Details: Join us for a fun filled day with industry peers the 2017 WNYIFT Golf Extravaganza, scheduled on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at the beautiful Ravenwood Golf Club.  Lunch begins at 11:00 am, tee off at 12:00 pm, dinner to follow.  Prizes for all, this is the golf event to attend.  Your payment includes lunch, 18 holes of golf on a beautiful course, dinner, driving range privileges and carts with GPS.

For more information and to register, please click here to download the sign-up sheet.  Please send your filled form and payment to Marilyn Konopka at the address included in the form.  All golf fees must be pre-paid - we will not be able to take payments at the door.  Contributions for the prize table are welcome.

Please respond by July 17, 2017.

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