About IFT FIRST
What is IFT FIRST?
IFT FIRST means Food Improved by Research, Science, and Technology. It is IFT’s response to the transformative nature of the global food system. IFT FIRST is a place where professionals can discover the latest global trends, newest innovation, and cutting-edge solutions while making strategic connections to advance their business and careers.
IFT FIRST: Annual Event and Expo will return to McCormick Place in Chicago July 14-17, 2024. Join our email list to be the FIRST-To-Know about all updates and activities related to the event.
Why attend IFT FIRST?
This event is designed to connect science and business while providing a place to find solutions to specific issues and complex challenges within the global science of food community. From product developers, innovators, food scientists, ingredient purveyors to educators and students, there’s something for anyone who is invested in partnering with the community to bring the world the future of food. Connect, learn and innovate at IFT FIRST.