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The easiest way to register is online. If you need to pay your registration by check, please download the 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.
 

Registration Fees


Registration fees for the Ice Cream Technology Conference are based on your company's IDFA members status. If you have questions about membership, please email membership@idfa.org.  

  Early
Ends Feb 12th
Regular
After Feb 12th
Member $1,100 $1,200
Member Group of 3+ Registrations $1,000 $1,100
Non-Member $1,375 $1,475
Non-Member Group of 3+ Registrations $1,275 $1,375
News Media / University / Government  $395 $395

 

Cancellation Policy


Full refunds will be granted for written cancellation received up to four weeks before the meeting. Cancellations received after March 13, 2018 will be eligible for a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after March 27, 2018. All cancellations must be received in writing. Substitutions may be made without penalty. IDFA reserves the right to cancel all unpaid registrations.
 

Frequently Asked Questions


1. When will the Ice Cream Technology Conference be held?
IDFA’s Ice Cream Technology Conference will be held April 10-11, 2018.

2. Why should I attend the Ice Cream Technology Conference?
The Ice Cream Technology Conference is an annual event for ice cream and frozen dessert professionals. It is the only meeting that focuses specifically on frozen dessert research, technology, new market trends, food safety, 
labeling and opportunities. Ice Cream Tech encourages an open exchange among participants and experts on technical and practical processing issues in the frozen dessert industry. The conference features networking opportunities and product tasting, including the annual Innovative Ice Cream Flavor Competition.

3. Who attends the Ice Cream Technology Conference?
This program will benefit professionals in the ice cream industry who are involved in frozen dessert technology, including plant managers, regulatory compliance personnel, and research and development and quality assurance staff. Suppliers to the ice cream industry are also encouraged to attend.

4. Will there be exhibits?
Yes, there are table-top exhibits. A table-top exhibit costs $1,195 for IDFA members and $1,695 for non-members. This price does not include the cost of registration. If you would like to exhibit at the Ice Cream Technology Conference, please complete the exhibit reservation form or contact IDFA meetings team at 
registrar@idfa.org.

5. Which hotel has been reserved? What is the rate?
The Ice Cream Technology Conference will be held at the
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort. Make reservations online or directly with the hotel by calling (800) 767-7777. When calling, refer to IDFA’s Ice Cream Technology Conference to receive the special room rate of $220 a night plus applicable taxes. The deadline to secure a room is March 16, 2018. We have reserved a large block of rooms, but once all the rooms have been booked, we cannot guarantee that additional space will be available.

6. What is the schedule for the Ice Cream Technology Conference?
The agenda with the program is available online. Please note that the program schedule is subject to change.

7. How do I register for the Ice Cream Technology Conference?
The fastest and easiest way to register is online. You may also email your 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, DC 20005.

8. What is the registration fee?
The Ice Cream Technology Conference registration fee is based on membership. The early registration fees are $1,100 for members and $1,375 for nonmembers. Early registration ends on January 15, 2018. After that date, the registration fees will be $1,200 for members and $1,475 for nonmembers. University faculty or students, members of the media and government employees qualify for a special registration rate of $395. If you have any questions about membership, please email membership@idfa.org.

9. What does my registration fee include?
Your registration fee includes two continental breakfasts, lunch both days, refreshment breaks and a networking reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. You will also receive conference materials and presentations from each of the sessions.

10. 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 Ice Cream Technology Conference.

11. What is the registration cancellation/refund policy?
Full refunds will be granted for written 
cancellation received up to four weeks before the meeting. Cancellations received after March 13, 2018 will be eligible for a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after March 27, 2018. All cancellations must be received in writing. Substitutions may be made without penalty. IDFA reserves the right to cancel all unpaid registrations.

12. I am a member of the news media. Do you have press registration?
Yes, the registration fee for 
press is $395.

13. What is the dress code?
Business casual attire is highly recommended. Average temperatures in Fort Myers, Florida, in 
April are 85°F high, 63°F low.

14. My question is not here! Who should I contact?
If you have any further questions about the Ice Cream Technology Conference, please contact the IDFA meetings team at registrar@idfa.org or (202) 220-3557.