Fall 2021 Conference

The Fall 2021 Conference was held October 28-29 at Omni La Mansion in San Antonio, Texas. Copies of the presentations are posted below and are available to FPI’s supplier and converter members only.

NOTE: These presentations are for your use only. Please do not distribute without prior authorization from FPI.

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2021, Marjorie DePuy & Rick Stein, Food Marketing Institute

Restaurant Industry 2021 and Beyond, Emily Williams Knight, Texas Restaurant Association

FPI Government Relations Update, Carol Patterson, FPI

FPI Fall 2021 Semiannual Member Meeting

Recorded version of follow-up member meeting (use passcode el@1NsjF to view)

Spring 2021 Conference

The Spring 2021 Conference was held virtually on May 6. Copies of the presentations are posted below and are available to FPI’s supplier and converter members only.

NOTE: These presentations are for your use only. Please do not distribute without prior authorization from FPI.

Consumer Perceptions on Food Serviceware, Alison Dimond, TSN Communications

FPI Legislative Update, Carol Patterson, FPI

FPI Spring 2021 Semiannual Member Meeting

FPI Fall 2020 Conference

The Fall 2020 Conference was held virtually October 29-30. Copies of the presentations are posted below and are available to FPI’s supplier and converter members only.

NOTE: These presentations are for your use only. Please do not distribute without prior authorization from FPI.

Paper in foodservice packaging: industry review Soile Kilpi, AFRY Management Consulting

Aluminum Outlook Doug Hilderhoff, CRU Group – this presentation is available only upon request. Please contact staff if you are interested in a copy.

Is It Too Late to Reinvent PS? Peter Feng, IHS Markit – this presentation is available only upon request. Please contact staff if you are interested in a copy.

PET – No Shortage of Challenges Karen Jones, IHS Markit – this presentation is available only upon request. Please contact staff if you are interested in a copy.

Polypropylene: The Impact of COVID-19 on Global PP Markets Joel Morales, IHS Markit – this presentation is available only upon request. Please contact staff if you are interested in a copy.

FPI Legislative Update 2020 Natha Dempsey, FPI

Government Relations Update: Canada Joe Hruska, Pathway Group

FPI Fall 2020 Member Meeting

FPI Fall 2019 Conference

The Fall 2019 Conference was held October 24-25 at the Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, Kentucky. Copies of the presentations are posted below and are available to FPI’s supplier and converter members only.

NOTE: These presentations are for your use only. Please do not distribute without prior authorization from FPI.

5 Noteworthy Stories in the Restaurant Industry, Greg Sanders, QSR Magazine

Consumer Perceptions About Foodservice Packaging: A View from the Web, Charlie Arnot, The Center for Food Integrity

What’s In a Name? The What, Who and Why of Environmental Marketing Claims, Natha Dempsey, FPI

Industry Under Pressure: Making Environmental Marketing Claims, Sheila Millar, Keller & Heckman

Government Relations Update, Brian Sernulka, FPI

FPI 2019 Fall Member Meeting

FPI Spring 2019 Conference

The Spring 2019 Conference was held April 17-19 at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn in Sonoma, California. Copies of the presentations are posted below and are available to FPI’s supplier and converter members only.

NOTE: These presentations are for your use only. Please do not distribute without prior authorization from FPI.

SB 1335 – Food Service Packaging At State Facilities – Robert Carlson, CalRecycle

The Impact of Tariffs on the Industry – Tracy Heinzman, Wiley Rein

Foodservice Distribution: What’s Next? – Bob Goldin, Pentallect

Consumer Perceptions of Food Serviceware – Ali Dimond, TSN Communications

Government Relations Update – Brian Sernulka, FPI

Spring 2019 Member Meeting – Lynn Dyer, FPI