WASHINGTON -- Those long walks down long hallways to get from point A to point B at the annual Food Marketing Institute convention in Chicago are history, now that "A" and "B" will both be in the same building, on the same floor, at this year's show. "And we think that's great for the exhibitors and attendees, because it will create a lot of excitement and a whole new look for the convention," Tim Hammonds, president and chief executive officer of FMI, told SN in a preconvention interview. ...

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