Registering for IFT16 has never been easier. Save up to $150 when you register by June 3, 2016 (see fees below).

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Registration Fees 

Member FeesThrough June 3After June 3
Total Access – BEST VALUE!*$380$530
One Day (Expo & Sessions)$270$310
Expo Only**$270$370
Family Member***$125$125
Non-Member FeesThrough June 3After June 3
Total Access – BEST VALUE!*$620$770
One Day (Expo & Sessions)$370$410
Expo Only**$380$495
Family Member***$125$125

*Total Access: Includes admittance to the food expo, Awards Celebration, Welcome Reception, Featured Sessions, Posters, 100 Scientific & Applied Sessions, plus access to the Digital Library of session recordings following the event.

**Expo Only registration includes admittance to the expo floor only.

***Family Member registration includes admittance to the food expo, Awards Celebration, and Welcome Reception. Only children 16 years of age or older are permitted.

How to Register

Online: Attendee Registration and Housing

Mail or Fax: To register via fax or mail, download the Attendee Advance Registration Form (PDF).


Toll-Free: 800.462.9440 (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST) 

International: +1.847.996.5848 (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST) 


Exhibitor Registration & Housing 

News Media Registration Request

International Registrants: Due to the increased security for travel to the United States, we strongly urge you to apply for your U.S. Travel Visa as soon as possible. If you require a formal Letter of Invitation, you may request one during the online registration process. Please visit the following site for visa-related information or issues:

Onsite Registration Hours

 Friday, July 151:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Exhibitors Only) 
 Saturday, July 16 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
 Sunday, July 17 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Monday, July 18 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Tuesday, July 19 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.







Policy on Children

Children under the age of 16 are not permitted at IFT16, without exception.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Checks must be in U.S. dollars, drawn on a U.S. Bank, payable to: Institute of Food Technologists. Credit Card: American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover. Wire Transfers and Purchase Orders not accepted.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellations MUST BE IN WRITING, sent to: 


Mail/Express Mail:

Experient – IFT16
5202 Presidents Court, Suite G100
Frederick, MD 21703

Postmarked on or before: 
Through June 3, 2016 Full Refund
After June 3, 2016 No Refund

 A $50.00 service fee will be deducted from all refunds. Badge(s) and tickets received must be returned to receive refund. There are no refunds for no shows at the meeting. Donations are not refundable.


Registration Questions/Changes



Toll-Free: 800.462.9440 (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST) 

International: +1.847.996.5848 (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST) 


Toll-Free: 888.772.1888 

International: +1.301.694.5124 

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