Foodservice Equipment Reports

Don’t Miss FER Forecast Meeting Early Bird Discount

Just a reminder: The early bird discount deadline for next month’s Foodservice Equipment Reports E&S Market Forecast President’s Preview is Friday, June 29. After this Friday, the meeting will cost $100 more.

This annual one-day, comprehensive look at the data and trends driving the foodservice equipment and supplies market into ’13 and beyond will be held Tuesday, July 24 at the Westin O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Ill. The early bird fee is $895; after June 29, registrants will pay the full $995 fee. For those who cannot attend the meeting, the forecast materials will be available afterward for $1,295.

The President’s Preview offers manufacturers, operators, dealers and others in the industry an in-depth look at the foodservice equipment and supplies industry next year and beyond, in time for planning and budgeting.

Presentations include data and analysis of macro-economic, operator and materials-price trends as they impact the foodservice E&S market, as well as exclusive information on E&S manufacturer list-price trends from AutoQuotes Inc. FER’s annual rankings of the top U.S. E&S manufacturers will be updated. Additional data, buying group analysis and a full-ranking of dealers based on FER’s annual Top Dealers Report is also featured. The merger and acquisition activity in both communities will be detailed.

The meeting will close, as always, with our hard-number forecasts of the E&S market in ’13 and out through ’16. For the first time, we will detail the longer-terms forecasts by product categories as well as overall industry growth.

The meeting is scheduled from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. so most attendees can fly in and fly out on July 24. Rooms are available at the Westin O’Hare for only $139 for those wishing to fly in July 23 or stay July 24. The Westin O’Hare is just a 10-minute free hotel-shuttle ride from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.

For a complete agenda and registration and hotel forms, click here.