The Specialty Food Association is the preeminent trade association providing growth for your business in the vibrant specialty food industry. In addition to the top business-building programs, services and networking opportunities, you'll find a community of over 3,100 passionate companies that benefit from the Specialty Food Association's leadership, information and representation.
The Specialty Food Association Webinars hosted here are an example of the educational resources produced with your busy schedule in mind. You'll find exciting new topics covered throughout the year via live webinars and an expanding library of on demand recordings available for purchase anytime.
How to Succeed at the Summer Fancy Food Show Part 2 (June 4, 2015) During this popular webinar, you'll hear from seasoned Specialty Food Association member exhibitors on all the details you'll need before, during, and after the Show. You'll get tips on collecting leads, sampling and talking about your products, packing and shipping, and much more. You'll also be able to ask questions. Join us!
How to Succeed at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2015 (May 5, 2015) Join Specialty Food Association staff for an information-packed look at what it takes to have a great Show. You'll learn what you need to do before, during, and after the Show and you'll be able to ask questions and get informative tips from our Operations and Member Relations teams.
The State of the Specialty Food Industry 2015 (April 15, 2015) Join the Specialty Food Association and Mintel International as they report on this exciting research on how the specialty food industry performed in 2014. This presentation, presented by Specialty Food Association's Ron Tanner and Denise Purcell, and Mintel International's David Browne, is filled with just-released industry statistics and insights to help you understand the potential for growth and the dynamics of change in this market.
The Benefits of Diversity Certification: Grow Your Business and Sell More Product (April 1, 2015) Learn the benefits of diversity certification, how to become certified and grow your business. Brought to you by the SFA Diversity Council
Specialty Food Association Redesigned Website (November 13, 2014) The Specialty Food Association has unveiled a redesigned website, specialtyfood.com, with new features that will help food producers and buyers conduct business more easily and reach a broader audience for their distinctive products.
How to Succeed at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2015 (November 12, 2014) Join Specialty Food Association staff and seasoned members for an information-packed look at what it takes to have a great Show. You'll learn what you need to do before, during, and after the Show to make the right connections, ship the right items, get your products seen and tasted, and follow up with your new leads.
Today's Specialty Food Consumer 2014 (October 1, 2014) Specialty Food Association and Mintel International come together for an annual webinar filled with facts on Today's Specialty Food Consumers. Tune in to learn more about who buys specialty foods as well as the impact on specialty food consumption and the typical specialty consumer in today's ever-changing marketplace.
Understanding the Real Value of Specialty Foods (September 3, 2014) Join Jim Wisner of Wisner Marketing for a comprehensive, quantifiable, and validated look at the true value of specialty foods to retailers. The webinar is based on the findings of a recently completed Specialty Food Association study.
Complying with the Affordable Care Act: "Obamacare" Requirements that Specialty Food Businesses Can't Afford to Miss (July 24, 2014) As we head into the second half of 2014, many business owners are wondering what kind of impact "Obamacare" will have on their budgets and plans for the years ahead. Will your specialty food business be affected by changes in the law that go into effect on January 1, 2015?
GMO Labeling: What's on the Horizon for Specialty Foods? (September 18, 2013) Join Specialty Food Association, Non-GMO Project, Whole Foods Market and Hain Celestial for a spirited discussion on the future of GMO Labeling in the specialty food industry.