Connection. Support.
Invaluable resources.

It’s all at NAFEM members’ fingertips – and we encourage them to take full advantage. Many of our 600+ 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.


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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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 Spotlights

Founder Christopher Huebner began his foodservice career as an equipment dealer. However, it didn’t take long before he started offering design services using his CAD knowledge, and within a few years even opening a consulting firm specializing in Revit.

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Donper USA started over 15 years ago, supplying North America with our soft serve and frozen drink machines. Today, president Alex Nolte seeks to continue the expansion of the company, which provides nationwide technical support and warranty service for our internationally recognized equipment.

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Iain Milnes founded Power Knot in 2009 with the goal of developing waste solutions that make a positive impact on the environment. Since then, we’ve opened new locations around the world, expanding way beyond our original Silicon Valley office.

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