Mission & Purpose

Our mission: The enduring success of our members.

Founded in 1948, NAFEM represents 550+ foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers, and is dedicated to spurring their success and forward progress. Our values, mission and purpose guide our operations to ensure that the organization moves continually forward, with and for its member companies. Read on to learn more.

Values

We are dedicated to engaging our members in moving our industry ever forward.

We foster an environment that encourages learning, innovation and creativity.

We cultivate meaningful and progressive relationships with our members, industry partners and our mutual customers.

We demand honesty, integrity and respect for others.

about us - mission and purpose

Purpose

To provide leadership to improve the global foodservice experience.

 

Mission

By June 2019, NAFEM will achieve record attendance satisfaction scores of exhibitors and attendees at its trade show and increase active member engagement in non-show activities.

In-depth insights

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.

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As the year draws to a close, we all naturally look back to reflect on our experiences, celebrate our successes and learn from our mistakes. It’s also a time to plan how we will grow, learn, share and prosper in the new year.

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NAFEM has released its 2016 Size & Shape of the Industry Study, which reports NAFEM-member company 2015 sales in a variety of foodservice equipment and supplies categories.

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