Membership Eligibility

Learn more about NAFEM membership.

NAFEM membership includes three types: Active, Affiliate and Associate. Active and Affiliate member companies include those that manufacture and market foodservice equipment and supplies, while Associate members include companies that provide services to active members in a variety of categories. Read on to learn more.

Approved categories

Active member requirements

Active NAFEM member companies must be organized under the laws of a North American country or be a division of such entity, with a primary business of manufacturing, marketing and selling approved equipment or supplies.

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Affiliate member requirements

Affiliate NAFEM member companies must meet the same requirements as active members, with one exception: they may be organized under the laws of a country outside of North America.

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Associate member requirements

Associate NAFEM membership is open to companies that provide products and services to NAFEM members.

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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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