Why Attend?

The SQF Conference is a unique education and networking event for SQF stakeholders and food safety professionals in the manufacturing, retail and foodservice industries. It provides practical knowledge and skills to improve the efficacy of food safety and quality assurance programs and ensure compliance with government food safety regulations, corporate policies, and the SQF Code.

Advance Your Food Safety Career

View the photo album from the 2018 SQF Conference.

This event is designed with the professional development needs of SQF Stakeholders and food safety professionals in mind. The education program is developed by industry professionals – your peers – and takes an applied not academic approach to food safety education.

By attending, you’ll enjoy these benefits:

Get Smart

  • Get practical advice on application of the SQF Code & important program updates
  • Enjoy a balanced program offering both technical and personal development content
  • Advance your career with continuing education credits
  • Choose from 20+ food safety topics at both the beginner and advanced level

Get Connected

  • Share ideas and problem solve with SQF Stakeholders at all levels of the supply chain
  • Develop and foster valuable business relationships and make new friends
  • Explore new food safety services and products in the Exhibitor Exchange
  • Participate in discussion groups focused on specific food sector categories

Get Social

  • Join the Ambassador Program to meet other newbies
  • Grab your cowboy boots and enjoy a genuine Texas experience at Knibbe Ranch
  • Take a break from learning as you mix and mingle during the many networking breaks
  • Stay at the luxurious JW Marriott Resort & Spa in the San Antonio Hill Country