WASHINGTON, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The International Food and Beverage Technology Association (IFBTA) today announced the latest programs added to its growing list of industry resources, including a TechCamp certification program, an industry-wide Community platform and a global resource exchange.
As the trade association focused on technology and provided education and networking to the global food and beverage industry, the IFBTA has created an online community that includes both end users and technology providers. “The IFBTA community serves as a centralized hub for all things food and beverage technology within the foodservice, hospitality and retail sectors,” said IFBTA CEO, Rob Grimes. “We welcome everyone in the industry to join the community, share resources and opportunities, and network with peers. This community brings together professionals from across the industry to collect, learn and share: a mission of the IFBTA .”
Included in the Community platform are channels targeting different industry segments, IFBTA chapters, and an exchange that provides research, education and technology resources that bring the most relevant and updated information to the industry in real time.
Additionally, and contributing to the success of the IFBTA’s web-based Certified Foodservice Technology Professional (CFTP) certification program, is the introduction of TechCamp. With in-person and mobile instruction focused on Guest Facing, Behind the Scenes and Management Technologies, TechCamp participants have the opportunity to take a final exam and receive their CFTP accreditation at the end of the course. TechCamp enables food service professionals to learn on the go through a mobile platform or in person at various industry events. TechCamp is taught by industry leaders and educators who bring decades of experience and expertise to viewers and participants. TechCamp covers all facets of food and beverage technology and is supported live and virtually.
This is the start of a series of new initiatives and offerings for the IFBTA that will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information about the IFBTA and these programs, visit www.IFBTA.org.
The IFBTA is a not-for-profit trade association that promotes the use of technology within the global food and beverage industry with a specific focus on education, certification, research and networking, while joining other industry associations and groups in support of their technology-related initiatives.
SOURCE International Association for Food and Beverage Technology