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2017 IFAMA World Conference

June 18 - 21, 2017


Participant Specifics


Registration Type Early Bird Fee (through May 16) Regular Fee (after May 16)
Student (IFAMA paid member) $745 USD $845 USD
Students (non-member) $775 USD $875 USD
Member (IFAMA paid member) $1,095 USD $1,295 USD
Non-member $1,275 USD $1,475 USD
Daily rate   $725 USD
Guest/spouse rate   $290 USD

The registration fee for participants covers:

  • Access to all sessions, one-to-one meetings and the exhibition area
  • Daily break refreshments and lunches
  • Participation in all the promoted networking events.

Registration forms, hotel reservations and all correspondence concerning registration and accommodation (payment, charges, cancellation, social program, etc.) must be sent to the congress secretariat at the Center for Food and Agricultural Business:
Attention: April Sauer
403 W. State Street KRAN 754E
West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Phone: +1 765-494-4328

Exhibitor? Find information on how to secure an exhibit booth for the conference, contact April Sauer.

Program Location & Hotel

Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
The IFAMA 27th Annual World Conference will be held from June 18-21, 2017 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. Click here for the map of the conference location.

Located on the Biscayne Bay, this hotel offers five different types of rooms, has three on-site dining options and many more nearby within walking distance.
Price: from $149
Click here to make your hotel room reservation.

At the intersection of the Miami Arts and Design districts and mere minutes from the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Marriott is the only marina front downtown hotel which features a sparkling lobby with contemporary work pods, Wi-Fi, Illy Cafe, jaw-dropping views and outdoor dining at Catch Grill & Bar. The hotel also offers a free daily shuttle to Miami Beach; just 10 minutes from the hotel.

Arrival and Departure / Transportation

Traveling to Miami is now easier than ever. Miami International Airport (MIA) is a 10-minute drive to the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. Here are some tips for navigating around Miami and what you should know about MIA. Click here for more information on Arriving in Miami.

Area Airports
Miami International Airport - MIA
Airport Phone: +1 305-876-7000
Hotel direction: 7.5 miles E
Visit MIA airport website  
Driving directions

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport - FLL
Hotel direction: 25 miles S
Visit FLL airport website  
Driving directions

Transportation options to the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
*This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Uber — estimated Uber fare: $10 USD
  • Taxi — estimated taxi fare: $26 USD
  • Bus Service — fee $2.25 USD (one way)
  • Miami Shuttle Van — +1 786-873-7304 — fee: $15 USD (one way) *reservation required
  • Car rentals: Hertz at the property — +1 786-425-2515
  • Subway station — Omni People Mover Station

Miami information

Miami is a vibrant cultural hub that is home to amazing attractions, pristine beaches, top restaurants, exciting nightlife, world –class arts and cultural venues, historic and heritage neighborhoods, and two national parks. Check it out for yourself here!

For a list of things to do in Miami, click here.
To download the Miami Pocket Guide 2016/2017, click here.

If you have questions about Zika virus, please visit the CDC website at:


Program Dates

June 18-21, 2017


Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
Miami, Florida

Registration Fee

*See participant specifics page

Symposium Call for Papers

Student Programs

Is this conference for you?

For more information and group rates, contact:
April Sauer, Managing Director
+1 765-494-4328


Registration fees include all program materials, refreshments and some meals. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the program is full, names will be added to a waiting list in the order in which they are received. Registration fees are due upon receipt of registration.