Business Partners

Benefits of Membership for IDFA Business Partners

IDFA Business Partner membership provides the resources that can lead to new business opportunities. Take advantage of the visibility and networking opportunities to connect with prospective and current customers. In addition to utilizing IDFA as a marketing tool, you will stay informed of the latest developments and challenges facing your customers for a broader understanding of their changing needs. 125 companies representing all aspects of supplier goods and services have made the smart business decision to become IDFA members.

Business Partners benefit from the following services. Details about IDFA Gold Business Partner benefits can be found on IDFA Gold Business Partner Membership Benefits.  

Learn Who's Who in the Dairy Industry

Online Searchable IDFA Membership Directory

The new online searchable IDFA Membership Directory is the who’s who resource of the dairy foods industry. This tool allows members to search for dairy customers by company name, state or product category. Search results includes headquarters & plant locations; key contacts; and types of products processed or manufactured at each plant. Information is sourced by IDFA directly from dairy companies, adding to the value and integrity of the data.

Enhance Presence and Gain Visibility

New Member Introduction

New members are introduced to the membership each month through the website and IDFA's suite of newsletters distributed to approximately 12,000 IDFA member contacts.

Listing in the IDFA Online Buyers' Guide

IDFA Business Partners receive a basic listing in the IDFA Online Buyers' Guide, a user-friendly resource to help dairy companies find supplies and services for all their project needs.

Advertising Opportunities

Enhance your visibility through advertising in IDFA media platforms. Contact our partner, MultiView at 1 (800) 816-6710, or to discuss options suitable for your needs.

Networking and Sponsorship Opportunities

Attending and sponsoring IDFA events should not be overlooked by any member who is marketing their company’s products and services to dairy companies. These tremendous networking and visibility opportunities should be included as part of your company’s marketing plan. Various options and pricing are available for sponsoring a meal function, golf and tennis tournaments, general sessions, table-top displays, and more.

ProFood Tech Member Exhibitor Benefits

ProFood Tech, powered by PMMI, Anuga and IDFA, is a biennial event built to showcase innovations and crossover technologies for food, dairy and beverage markets. The next show, which features a dairy pavilion, is scheduled for April 13-15, 2021, in Chicago, Ill. Member exhibitors receive recognition and special benefits.

Stay Informed

Access to IDFA Staff Expertise

Business Partners have access to IDFA's subject matter experts, whose knowledge and expertise is unsurpassed on all aspects of the dairy processing industry.

IDFA Communications

Through its communications vehicles, IDFA keeps members up to date on issues, events and association activities. IDFA's suite of newsletters--Advocacy Digest, Training & Education Digest, Networking Digest, Connect, and Dairy Bar--reach members several times per week with timely information and data.

Access to Members-Only Content on the Website

Log in to to access members-only content, which provides updates on new policies, guidelines, and regulations that require attention or action by dairy companies and suppliers.

Membership Briefings

Member briefings are scheduled three times per year during which IDFA subject matter experts report on key issues you need to know.

IDFA Events and Conferences

Gain insight into the challenges unique to the dairy foods industry by attending IDFA conferences, webinars and educational programs. You can apply your knowledge while in discussions with your customers and offer solutions that meet or exceed their expectations. Business Partners receive a discount on event registrations, including the IDFA Dairy Forum annual meeting, dairy's premier networking and educational event.

Access Resources

Dairy Delivers: The Economic Impact of the Dairy Industry

powerful interactive tool, this resource allows users to see the jobs, wages, taxes and overall economic impact generated directly by dairy plants and companies, as well as the multiplier effect of these investments across the dairy supply chain. Data can be streamlined and researched on national and state levels, as well as by congressional districts. 

IDFA Publications

IDFA offers publications at members-only reduced rates.

Please contact the IDFA Membership Department with questions at (202) 737-4332 or