Foodservice Conference Track 2017

To remain competitive, foodservice companies are leveraging GS1 Standards to meet trading partner expectations and evolving consumer demands for product information transparency. The Foodservice Track at GS1 Connect® is designed by industry for industry to help companies address these challenges by applying best practices to share product data via the Global Data Synchronization Network, promote product data accuracy and completeness, and optimize operational efficiencies. 

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As the leading trading partner event, GS1 Connect is a valuable opportunity to learn from peers and standards experts, share knowledge and best practices, and collaborate with your trading partners.


Foodservice Track Sessions

  • GS1 US Joint Open Industry Meeting – Applying Industry Insights to Everyday Business Process Challenges
  • Driving Efficiency in the Foodservice Industry
  • Leveraging Catalog Data to Improve Operational Efficiency 
  • The Why and the How of Case-Level Labeling 
  • Benefits of Standardized Traceability Data: Research and Real-Life Examples 
  • Managing Data Governance for Small to Mid-Size Organizations 
  • Fresh Produce GDSN implementation: Are you Prepared? 
  • Why Data Quality Matters: A Cross-Industry Perspective 
  • Revolutionize Your Business with ASNs
  • Achieving Full Supply Chain Visibility 
  • The Power of Attributes: How the Attribute Explosion is Driving Your Business

If your organization is also conducting business in the retail grocery channel, see what sessions the Retail Grocery Track has to offer.


Trading Partner Roundtables

Meet face-to-face with foodservice trading partners Beaver Street Fisheries, Dot Foods, Foodbuy, Gordon Food Service, McLane Company, Inc., PepsiCo, Inc., Performance Food Group, Shamrock Foods Company and, Tyson Foods, Inc., to learn how to optimize your supply chain. 

View full list of 2017 hosts.



  • Discover new ideas
  • Engage with Solution Providers
  • “Ask the Experts” in 1:1 sessions
  • Visit the Industry Zone 
  • Attend Tech Theater
  • Get to know peers and industry experts at “Foodservice Meet and Greet” sessions

See Who Attended GS1 Connect 2017.


How to Do Business With... Sessions

Learn about business process requirements directly from industry leaders.

View the full list of 2017 sessions.


GS1 US University

Explore beginner to advanced pre-conference educational opportunities and post-conference certificate courses and workshops. 

View 2017 GS1 US University Offerings at GS1 Connect.


Co-Located Events

  • 1WorldSync Annual User Group Meeting
  • FSEnet+ User Group Meeting
  • LANSA User Group Meeting

View all Co-Located Events.


Industry Conference Planning Representatives

  • Debbie Bower, DOT Foods
  • Regan VanTassel, Ecolab, Inc.
  • David Leppert, Pepsico, Inc.
  • Ingryd Hernandez, US Foods