WASHINGTON – The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) announced it opened registration for Dairy Forum 2024, set for Jan. 21-24 in Phoenix.

The IDFA’s annual event, designed to connect the dairy industry for an exchanging of ideas, while fostering innovation, is in its fifth decade. The organization said 1,000-plus dairy leaders come together each year for the conference, where they share their expertise with the goal of shaping the industry’s future.

“We are so pleased to invite leaders from across the dairy supply chain to join us in January at Dairy Forum 2024,” said Michael Dykes, president and chief executive officer of IDFA. “This year’s forum will feature innovative and inspiring sessions that will elevate dairy leaders’ understanding of emerging trends in technologies, personalized health and nutrition, sustainability, domestic and international markets, policy and regulation, and leadership skills needed to attract and retain a diverse workforce.”

The program, which will be at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort, offers deep dive sessions, panel discussions, special presentations and numerous networking opportunities.

IDFA will announce further details on next year’s event in the months to come. More information, including registration details, are available online through IDFA’s website.