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Dairy Facts 2016

      


  

If you need to pay your registration by check, please download the paper registration form by clicking here. Once completed, please mail the registration form along with the check to the International Dairy Foods Association, 1250 H Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005.

For more information, contact the meetings team at registrar@idfa.org.
 

Registration Fees


  Early
Ends Nov 9th
Regular
After Nov 9th
Regular (1st - 3rd Registration)  $1,175 $1,275
Regular Group Registration of 4 People  $1,150 $1,250
Regular Group Registration of 5 People or More $1,125 $1,230
News Media / University / Government  $450 $450
Golf Tournament $250 $250
Companion / Spouse  $175 $175

 

Cancellation Policy


IDFA will refund the registration fee, minus a $75 processing fee, for any cancellation received up to four weeks before the meeting. Cancellations received after January 14, 2018 will be eligible for a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after January 28, 2018. All cancellations must be received in writing. Substitutions may be made without penalty. IDFA reserves the right to cancel any unpaid registrations. All golf cancellations must be made before January 14, 2018. No tournament refunds will be given after this date. IDFA reserves the right to cancel all unpaid registrations.
 

Frequently Asked Questions


1. When is the International Sweetener Colloquium being held?
The International Sweetener Colloquium will be held Sunday, February 11, through Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

2. Why should I attend the International Sweetener Colloquium?
The International Sweetener Colloquium is an annual event that provides a unique opportunity to hear key players from key sectors discuss the pressing issues that affect your business. This is a great opportunity to join industry colleagues for four days of educational sessions, networking and the annual golf tournament.

3. Who attends the International Sweetener Colloquium?
The International Sweetener Colloquium is one of the industry's largest annual events, which is attended by more than 450 sweetener industry professionals each year. Attendees include sweetener buyers, suppliers, academics and policy makers, which makes the Colloquium one of the most sought-after networking events in the industry.

4. Will there be exhibits?
Yes, there are table-top exhibits. Table top exhibits cost $2,500 for members and $5,000 for non-members. This price does not include the cost of registration. If you would like to exhibit at the International Sweetener Colloquium please contact the meetings team at registrar@idfa.org.

5. Which hotel has been reserved? What is the rate?
The International Sweetener Colloquium will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. You may make room reservations online or directly with the hotel by calling (800) 266-9432. When calling, refer to the International Sweetener Colloquium to receive the special room rate of $289 per night plus applicable taxes. The deadline to reserve a room is January 19, 2018. We have secured a large block of rooms, but once all the rooms have been reserved, we cannot guarantee that additional space will be available at the conference hotel.

6. Can I make my hotel reservations now?
You may make room reservations online or directly with the hotel by calling (800) 266-9432. When calling, refer to the International Sweetener Colloquium to receive the special room rate of $289 per night plus applicable taxes.

7. What is the schedule for the International Sweetener Colloquium?
The agenda with program and activities schedule is available online. Please note that the program schedule is subject to change.

8. How can I become a speaker at the International Sweetener Colloquium?
The International Sweetener Colloquium offers attendees access to divergent opinions, important policy makers and the latest research. If you would like to suggest a topic for the Colloquium, please email the meetings team at
registrar@idfa.org.

9. How do I register for the International Sweetener Colloquium?
The fastest and easiest way to register is online. You may also email a completed registration form to
registrar@idfa.org, fax it to (202) 331-7820 or mail it to IDFA Registrar, 1250 H Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005.

10. What is the registration fee?
There is a multiple registration discount.

Early registration fees are as follow:

•  Single registration is $1,175 (for the first three registrants)
•  Group registration of 4 people is $1,150 each
•  Group registration of 5+ people is $1,125 each
•  News Media, University and Government registration is $450
•  Golf tournament registration is $250
•  Spouse registration is $175

After November 9, 2018 registration rates will change to:
•  Single registration is $1,275 (for the first three registrants)
•  Group registration of 4 people is $1,250 each
•  Group registration of 5+ people is $1,230 each
•  News Media, University and Government registration is $450
•  Golf tournament registration is $250
•  Spouse registration is $175

In order to qualify for the multiple registrations discount, all registrants must be registered at the same time.

11. What does my registration fee include?
Your registration fee includes access to all sessions Monday through Wednesday, meal functions on Monday and Tuesday, and receptions Sunday through Tuesday evenings.

12. Will I receive a confirmation of my registration?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation for your registration via email. It will contain detailed information about this year's International Sweetener Colloquium.

13. What is the registration cancellation/refund policy?
IDFA will refund the registration fee, minus a $75 processing fee, for any cancellation received up to four weeks before the meeting. Cancellations received after January 14, 2018 will be eligible for a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after January 28, 2018. All cancellations must be received in writing. Substitutions may be made without penalty. IDFA reserves the right to cancel any unpaid registrations. All golf cancellations must be made before January 14, 2018. No refunds will be given after this date. IDFA reserves the right to cancel all unpaid registrations.

14. I am a member of the news media, do you have press registration?
Yes, it is $450.

15. What is the dress code?
Business casual attire is highly recommended. Average temperatures in Orlando, Florida in February are 73F high and 52F low.

16. My question is not here! Who should I contact?
If you have any further questions about International Sweetener Colloquium, please contact the meetings team at registrar@idfa.org.