Top Ten Reasons to Join IFT

Share these fun reasons to join IFT:

Top Ten Reasons to Join IFT!

  1. It’s THE place for professional networking both locally and globally
  2. Endless professional educational opportunities at home, abroad, and online
  3. Advance your professional knowledge & gain an edge on your colleagues
  4. Maintain your professional contacts 24/7 through the IFT Membership Directory
  5. Receive a free subscription to Food Technology magazine
  6. Find or post a job in the IFT Career Center
  7. Engage in the opportunity to give back to the future of food science and technology by donating to student scholarships through Feeding Tomorrow, the IFT Foundation
  8. Receive registration discounts to the IFT15, and other IFT meetings and events
  9. Find out how much you are worth, or what your staff should earn with FREE access to the IFT Membership Employment Salary Survey Report
  10. Stay abreast of regulatory and public policy changes, and understand the impact on both your organization and the industry

Top Ten Reasons for Students to Join IFT!

  1. Gain real world experience through IFTSA competitions
  2. Meet industry leaders through networking
  3. Connect with over 2,600 students across the globe who are studying food science and technology
  4. Scholarships!!!
  5. Develop professionally and learn business etiquette
  6. Stay on top of current industry trends
  7. Receive a free subscription to Food Technology magazine
  8. Compete in the Fun Run at the IFT15 – a 5k that raises funds for student scholarships
  9. Read what your fellow student members are discussing and join in on the conversation on the official blog of IFTSA at
  10. Receive one free year of membership when you graduate


Contact Katie Masterson

Program Manager