Join us

for the 2024 Foodservice Leaders Summit in Marco Island, Florida!

January 22-24

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Why attend the event?

At the 3-day event, we’ll celebrate your successes the past year, motivate you for the year ahead, and deliver tools that help you train your team and serve your customers. This event is designed with information, resources and tools just for you.

In short, don’t miss Foodservice Leaders Summit.

Jan. 22-24, 2024

(Yes, January this year!)



JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

400 S. Collier Blvd.

Marco Island, FL 34145

  • Hotel Website
  • Hotel information: 239-394-2511
  • Room Cost: $399/night + tax

Make Your Reservations by Jan. 5, 2024:


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  • Sunday, Jan. 21, for Boot Camp and Foodservice Leaders Summit
  • Monday, Jan. 22, for only Foodservice Leaders Summit


  • Sessions will conclude Wednesday, Jan. 24, with the evening awards banquet; depart at your leisure on Thursday, Jan. 25

Air Travel

  • The nearest airport is Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Ft. Myers
  • Patty at Direct Travel, 330-264-5554, is available to help with your travel needs

Ground Transportation

  • Ground transportation is available for arrivals on Sunday, Jan. 21 and Monday, Jan. 22 and departures on Thursday, Jan. 25. It is available for $190 roundtrip or $110 one-way from RSW to the resort.
  • Submit your flight for ground transportation
  • JW Marriott Marco Island is about 48 miles from the airport
  • Hotel travel information



  • Casual for Tuesday’s Beach Bash, which takes place on the beach
  • Business casual (slacks, collared shirts) or smart casual (jeans, blazer) for daily sessions
  • Business attire for Wednesday’s Awards Dinner (jackets and ties for men, and suits or dresses for women)
  • Weather

Local Attractions

  • There’s a lot to explore around the resort! Visit the website for some options and info.