About The Event


WFF is the Food Industry’s thought leader on women’s advancement and gender equity. We provide the research, insights and best practice solutions that enable food companies to address the pressing need for talent, gain better consumer insights and drive business growth by realizing the full potential of women leaders.
As the premier leadership development organization working since 1989 to advance women, we provide research-driven resources that enable women to drive their own career advancement and help organizations develop work environments where women thrive.
One of the most visible and high-impact ways we support business growth in the Food Industry and develop women leaders is through our ANNUAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. We apply our data-driven insights to tailor Conference content to what women need at every career stage to accelerate advancement.  

30TH  Anniversary




The Food Industry is coming together to celebrate WFF’s three decades of leadership and invest in research and data-driven solutions to advance women and drive business growth. Join us Monday evening for a special reception and program.
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Industry Titans


Help us celebrate the leaders at the very top of our industry who are staunchly and publicly committed to driving gender equity in their organizations and across the industry.

Change Makers


Meet tomorrow’s leaders today as we recognize young women selected by their companies as rising stars who are already driving strong business results and who exemplify inclusive leadership. 

What's New in 2019



Sunday Session
Economic forecasters point to women as the next big engine of business growth with global female income at 40% larger than China’s national economy. The time is right for WFF to convene international women leaders in the Food Industry to discuss how women are driving business growth globally and the burgeoning opportunities for women in international markets. 


With industry-specific research that highlights the skills women need at every career stage to progress further and faster, we have taken a whole new approach to your curriculum. Every attendee will be matched with a Leadership Cohort to experience a comprehensive learning and networking experience targeted to your career stage. Unique content, more peer interaction and greater engagement with industry executives is just the start.  


Sunday Session
No one wants to go it alone and, with WFF, you don’t have to. Join like-minded individuals by connecting with one of our many Communities of Interest. We’ll meet on Sunday this year so you can connect right from the start. NEW COIs include Male Champions and Board Readiness.


Today’s professionals want to bring their whole selves to work and companies that can help them do that will win the war for talent and thrive. Dive into this new offering to get expert advice to support your development as a holistic leader.

Our Speakers

Don’t miss dynamic General Sessions led by impactful Keynote Speakers, Indra Nooyi, Brenè Brown, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, and Amy Purdy.

Meet the Speakers

Conference Pricing



Full Conference Pass

  • WFF Membership from January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

  • Access to all Signature Pre-Conference Events*

  • Educational Sessions by Leadership Cohort

  • Includes select meals and admission to 30th Anniversary Reception, 30thAnniversary Celebration Program and LIMITLESS Celebration

*Excluding CEO & President Forum and invitation only events


One Day Pass

  • Covers all events and sessions for the selected day

  • WFF Membership is not included with the One Day Pass


9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Check In, Registration, Connection Center & Bookstore Open
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Signature Pre-Conference Session: Global Impact of Women
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Signature Pre-Conference Session: HR and D&I Session
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Communities of Interest
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
WFF Leadership Cohorts Kickoff
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Opening General Session
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Welcome Reception
6:45 AM - 7:30 AM
Canadian Bacon Breakfast
6:45 AM - 7:30 AM
All Attendee Breakfast
6:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Check In, Registration, Connection Center & Bookstore Open
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
General Session
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
WFF Leadership Cohorts
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
All Attendee Lunch
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
CEO and President Forum
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
WFF Leadership Cohorts
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
WFF Leadership Cohorts
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
30th Anniversary Celebration Reception
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
30th Anniversary Celebration Program
8:00 PM -
Affiliate Events
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
All Attendee Breakfast
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Check In, Registration, Connection Center & Bookstore Open
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
General Session
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Networking With Leaders Lunch
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Solutions 360
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Affiliate Events
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
LIMITLESS Celebration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
All Attendee Breakfast
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Check In, Registration, Connection Center & Bookstore Open
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Closing General Session



Contact Us

Women's Foodservice Forum Registration Headquarters

Local: 972-528-7222
Fax: 1-972-528-7221


Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CT

Mailing Address

Women's Foodservice Forum
5310 Harvest Hill Road, 
Suite 299
Dallas, TX 75230

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