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Membership

Connection. Support.
Invaluable resources.

It’s all at NAFEM members’ fingertips – and we encourage them to take full advantage. Many of our 550+ members play an active role in the association – serving on the board and participating in committees. Read on to learn more.

Member engagement opportunities

Certified Foodservice
Professional (CFSP) Program

In 1987, NAFEM established the CFSP Program to educate and raise the bar for foodservice professionalism.

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The Annual Meeting &
Management Workshop

This biennial, three-day workshop offers valuable education and networking opportunities for executives at NAFEM member companies.

Committee Involvement

NAFEM committees offer members a unique opportunity to influence critical areas of the industry, from professional development to regulatory and technical issues.

Advocacy

NAFEM’s voice in statehouses and on Capitol Hill gets louder and stronger each year –tackling everything from trade barriers to environmental regulations.

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Research

Members rely on our research – including the biennial Size & Shape of the Industry Study – to assist in business planning, product development and benchmark setting.

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Technical Affairs

NAFEM members have a platform to weigh in on and influence constantly evolving industry standards.

The NAFEM Show

The NAFEM Show attracts thousands of qualified foodservice buyers – a powerful marketing opportunity for all of our exhibiting members.

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Member directory

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Membership eligibility

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Apply for membership

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In-depth insights

ENERGY STAR Commercial Dishwasher Version 3.0 Spec gets an extension; ENERGY STAR Automatic Commercial Ice Makers Version 3.0 Spec takes effect on Jan. 28; and ENERGY STAR is updating its commercial foodservice equipment materials with the latest savings figures and product information.

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DOE Publishes a Notice of Information Collection Extension and Request for Comment The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice announcing the next step in the process to extend DOE’s information collection and is requesting comment by January 3, 2018. DOE Issues a Request for Information and Notice of Public Meeting […]

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If you’ve been meaning to become a Certified Foodservice Professional, consider participating in the annual overview seminar at NAFEM headquarters in Chicago. The next NAFEM-hosted overview and exam takes place Aug. 23 & 24, 2018.

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