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Media Alert: IDF World Dairy Summit Returns to the United States, Registration Open

ARLINGTON, VA | Registration opened for the International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit 2023 to be held October 16-19 in Chicago, Illinois. The Summit is returning to the United States for the first time in 30 years and is the world’s largest annual global dairy conference. Under the theme “BE Dairy…Boundless Potential and Endless Possibilities,” the Summit’s immersive program will bring together dairy leaders and renowned experts to address dairy’s most significant opportunities in a dynamic global marketplace. Hosted by the United States National Committee of the IDF (US-IDF), the IDF World Dairy Summit is expected to attract more than 1000 participants and expert speakers from around the world, including industry leaders, scientists, and producers. The Summit’s expo will showcase dairy companies, suppliers, dairy trade organizations, and products while 23+ thematic sessions offer engaging content from health and nutrition to sustainable production, consumer expectations, policy and innovation. Set against the backdrop of beautiful Chicago, the best of American food, arts, music, and culture will be on full display, and participants will have easy access to some of America’s most famed dairy regions. Attendees will have the option to register for half-day, one and two-day farm and technical tours showcasing the diversity of U.S. dairy farms, research centers, processing facilities and retail in America’s heartland states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Register online at by June 30 to receive a discounted rate. Full IDF World Dairy Summit 2023 details and program available here. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Credentialed members of the news media should contact to express interest in registering. News media must present credentials to qualify for registration and special rates.

### The National Milk Producers Federation, based in Arlington, VA, develops and carries out policies that advance dairy producers and the cooperatives they own. NMPF’s member cooperatives produce more than two-thirds of U.S. milk, making NMPF dairy’s voice on Capitol Hill and with government agencies. For more, visit The U.S. Dairy Export Council is a non-profit, independent membership organization that represents the global trade interests of U.S. dairy producers, proprietary processors and cooperatives, ingredient suppliers and export traders. Its mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and assist the U.S. industry to increase its global dairy ingredient sales and exports of U.S. dairy products. The International Dairy Federation is the leading source of scientific and technical expertise for all stakeholders of the dairy chain. Since 1903, IDF's network of dairy experts has provided a mechanism for the dairy sector to reach global consensus on how to help feed the world with safe and sustainable dairy products. With over 1,200 highly qualified dairy experts in 39 member countries around the world, IDF represents 74% of global milk production and provides a permanent source of authoritative scientific and technical information relevant to the dairy sector. For more information, visit


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