IFT Wellness 12

IFT Wellness 12

Published: February 27, 2012

On March 28-29, IFT will holds its Wellness 12 conference at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare. With shared meals and sessions held on one floor of a single hotel, the conference provides an interactive forum to network with 300 thought leaders in regulatory compliance, R&D, product development, and sales and marketing. Here are a few reasons to consider attending

  1. Learn the Top 10 Functional Food Trends 2012, just one of more than 20 focused sessions (online agenda available here) designed to give you the knowledge and resources needed to develop and market healthful foods
  2. Hear from a live, moderated panel of shoppers from the Chicago area what influences their buying decisions through the Boomers and Millennials: A Consumer Panel Across the Age Spectrum
  3. Maximize your out-of-office time and training dollars through a Pre-Wellness Short Course, Sensory Evaluation: Current Developments and Applications, held March 26-27, at the same location.
  4. Fast-forward into the future of global food through the Closing General Session, What Consumers Around the World Will Want from Food Companies in 2020
  5. Meet with exhibitors, including Whistler Center members, showcasing the latest product innovations and advances in line with your business needs


  • Before March 1, 2012 Members: $895 | Non-Members: $995 | Government Workers: $550 | IFT Student Members: $550
  • After March 1, 2012
    Members: $995 | Non-Members: $1,095 | Government Workers: $650 | IFT Student Members: $650

View the attached Advance Program for more details and a complete list of sessions, and then register today. Questions can be directed to George Miller at wellness@ift.org or 312-604-0263.