Chain Operators EXchange (COEX)

Mar 6

The IFMA Chain Operators EXchange (COEX) --created by operators, for operators-- enables chain operators to take advantage of business building insights and create personal connections with leading manufacturers. With dozens of high-profile operators on the planning committee, the program is truly created for operators. 

No other industry event provides as many opportunities to connect. At COEX, IFMA members and operators have numerous ways to engage, whether during organized one-on-one meetings, entertaining events or roundtable discussions. COEX is a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity for foodservice leaders.

IFMA COEX 2016 will be taking place March 6-8, 2016 in Las Vegas.

Who Attends:

  • Senior leaders and decision-makers representing national and regional chains
  • Operator & manufacturer leaders in Culinary, Marketing, Insights and Supply Chain

  • Industry partners/providers

What attendees say about COEX:

"We had a great time at the IFMA Chain Operators EXchange. In fact, we have had three new menu items go through the roof based on the meetings we had at the conference." - Daniel Collins, SVP Brand Development, East Coast Wings & Grill

View a series of videos capturing comments from past attendees about the value of attending COEX.


COEX 2015 Executive Summary Series

Sponsorship opportunities are available to IFMA Members. Details will be available soon.

COEX Innovation Awards

Held during COEX, the annual COEX Innovation Awards  recognize regional and national chain companies that are shaping the industry through innovation in culinary, operations, marketing and service.



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