WASHINGTON -- The Food Marketing Institute here may seek to move its annual convention from Chicago if that city cannot lower hotel rates and eliminate excessive exhibition-related labor costs. In a letter to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Timothy M. Hammonds, president and chief executive officer of the FMI, wrote, "We are now reluctantly re-evaluating our future in Chicago against other markets that offer similar benefits for lower cost." Hammonds told SN last week he would like to see ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.