CSIFT/IFT Unified Membership

As a member of CSIFT/IFT, you become a key part of a vibrant community that is shaping the future of the food science and technology profession. Access resources to expand your knowledge and fuel your career. Capitalize on opportunities to connect with peers, explore leading-edge thinking and research, and participate in special events and seminars that will help you succeed.

The more resources you take advantage, the more valuable you’ll find your membership!

Are you interested in joining CSIFT, but need help explaining to your employer the value of your participation?


Membership to IFT is different based on selected membership type and CSIFT is $25.00 annually.

Get Involved!

Chicago Section IFT provides many opportunities to become involved and to make a difference. Become a leader or mentor or serve on a committee! View CSIFT Leadership Opportunities. CSIFT Committee Listing Contact BusinessOffice@ChicagoIFT.org or call 630.916.4960 to find out more.

Attend events!

  • Dinner Meetings & Discussions
  • Technical Breakfast Sessions
  • New Professionals
  • Annual Golf Outing
  • Annual Suppliers’ Night Expo
  • Social Events

and more!

Member Benefits

Membership certainly has its benefits, and being a member of Chicago Section IFT provides you with these and other “perks” of being a member. Please contact us for more information.

  • IFT Membership Benefits
  • Career Center – post a job or search for a job opening
  • CSIFT Knowledge Center
  • Online Up-to-Date Searchable Membership Directory
  • Monthly Food Bytes Newsletter & Access to Archives
  • Access to presentation archive from past events
  • Save $10 on Dinner Meetings & Events
  • Online Access to Searchable Database for Suppliers’ Night Exhibitors

and more!

Ambassador Program

Consider becoming a voice at your company for the Chicago Section IFT. Join the Ambassador program and help promote the Chicago Section IFT organization. As an ambassador you will help: distribute event notices, notify employees of volunteer opportunities, and be an advocate for employee engagement.

We will also look to you to communicate specific needs that will benefit your employees and the Chicago Section IFT. This is a great way to give back to the food industry and be involved in your professional community. If you become an Ambassador you will be eligible for the prestigious VIP Guest Program (details will be provided) and you can take part in exclusive Ambassador Events.

Section Sponsors

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