Members represent all segments of the food industry, including food technologists and scientists, engineers, R&D and quality control managers, sales & marketing executives, educators, and government regulators.
Chicago Section IFT offers 3 membership opportunities:
Student Member ($5.00)
Emeritus Member (free)
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All of our members receive the same great membership benefits including the following:
- Members-Only LinkedIn: Networking & Job Postings
- Online Searchable Membership Directory
- Monthly Food Bytes Newsletter
- Save $10 on Dinner Meetings
- Online Access to Searchable Database for Suppliers' Night Exhibitors
Membership with IFT is strongly recommended.
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Become Involved in Chicago IFT
Chicago Section IFT provides many opportunities to become involved and to make a difference. Become a leader or mentor or serve on a committee!
There are many opportunities for involvement:
• Career / Education
• Communications / Newsletter
• Employment / Jobs
• Fred W. Tanner Lecture
• Golf Outing
• Long Range Planning
• Marketing / Sponsorship
• Membership / Membership Directory
• Suppliers’ Night / Innovation NOW!
• Tanner Lecture
• New Professionals
Chicago Section IFT is a great value. Members receive many benefits. In addition to the many opportunities to be involved in the Section, members have many networking opportunities.
Monthly dinner meetings provide food science contacts and networking opportunities year round and close to home. Learn from speakers on a broad spectrum of food science topics.
Annual Suppliers’ Night Expo
Find out what’s new in food technology! The Chicago Section IFT hosts the largest Suppliers’ Night in North America. Discover new products and services in the food industry, meet with over 400 food industry companies, and thousands of industry professionals.
Annual Golf Outing
Our annual golf outing is an outing you won’t want to miss. Join Chicago Section IFT members and their customers for a fun day of golfing followed by dinner and prizes.
A new professional is anyone working in the food industry 10 years or less. The New Professionals Committee plans social events around the downtown Chicago area as a fun way to network with likeminded peers and to reconnect with former classmates and coworkers.