Visit with 500+ contracted suppliers to discover their latest offerings.

Accelerate your learning during the 150+ concurrent sessions offered.

Continuing Ed
Member Education Sessions
Executive Track

Recognizing innovative, community programs that help the medically underserved.

Recognizing the outstanding performance work of member and supplier organizations.

Honoring a member organization that is a trusted partner to Premier’s mission.

Celebrating leading healthcare advancements and supplier commitment to innovation.

Connect with peers from across the healthcare industry.

Food ServiceForum

Culinary Delights, Innovations and Education

Join your peers for three days of high-powered learning, sharing and inspiration. There is no registration fee. Bring your entire team. Foodservice members will receive a special invitation containing private access codes that allow you to sign up for certain Foodservice Forumsessions.

    Brk20 Culinarycreations

    Brk20 Riverboat

Here are a few other things you won’t want to miss at this year’s Foodservice Forum:

  • Educational concurrent sessions
    From discussion to getting updates on current foodservice trends, there are six concurrent sessions dedicated solely to foodservice topics.
  • Get street smart
    Hop on our exclusive tour of local eateries for a behind-the-scenes look at why Nashville continues to rock the culinary world.
  • Be floored
    Visit the best booths on the exhibit floor – the 150 foodservice supplierssection.

2019 Foodservice Forum | Week at aGlance


Foodservice Supplier Update
Foodservice suppliers only
1 - 4 p.m.

Reverse Trade Show
Suppliers Only
1:30 - 5 p.m.

Opening General Session
Mike Alkire

President, Premier
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

12th Annual
Innovation Celebration
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


General Breakfast and
Breakfast Sessions

7 - 7:45 a.m.

General Session
Eric Topol, M.D.
Physician, Author, Professor, Leading Innovator for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
8 – 9:15 a.m.

Foodservice Concurrent Session
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Foodservice Concurrent Session
11 a.m. - Noon

Exhibition / Luncheon /
Premier Village

Noon - 3 p.m.

Concurrent Session
See the four finalists and taste their winning dishes
Culinary Creation Sensations
3 - 4 p.m.

Awards Recognition and General Session
Blair Childs

SVP of Public Affairs, Premier
Rahm Emanuel
55th Mayor of Chicago
Laura Ingraham
Host of Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle”
4:30 – 6 p.m.

Culinary Creations Dinner
Foodservice attendees only
6:15 - 9 p.m.


General Breakfast and
Breakfast Sessions

7 - 7:45 a.m.

General Session
Susan DeVore

Chief Executive Officer, Premier
8 - 9:15 a.m.

Local Food Tour
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Exhibition / Luncheon /
Premier Village

Noon - 3 p.m.

Foodservice Concurrent Session
3 - 4 p.m.

General Session
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Nashville Networking Celebration
Downtown After Dark
6 - 10 p.m.


Breakfast Available
for Final Networking

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Member Booth Purchase