The success of IFMA is due in large part to the incredible work and leadership of its membership and community. Each year, the IFMA Awards platform recognizes outstanding leaders who raise the bar in advancing the association and the industry.

We are excited to announce the 2023 award winners at Presidents Conference. Join us on Monday, November 6th for a festive outdoor IFMA Awards Reception! 

The IFMA Key Person Award 

This award honors an IFMA Manufacturer Member individual who has an exceptional record of activity and high level of commitment to the association.

The Oberkfell Award

This award pays tribute to individuals who have put forth substantial determination and demonstrated leadership that results in significant impact on the IFMA organization and in the foodservice industry.

The Sparkplug Award 

This award honors individuals who have made significant impacts on the association’s programs through their board and/or committee involvement.

The William J. Tobin Award

This award honors an industry executive who has made notable and lasting contributions to foodservice education.