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Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) is an international association of professional planners and consultants in the hotel, restaurant and foodservice trades, catering, tourism and related sectors. More than 1,300 members from over 40 countries across five continents regularly use this platform to share their experiences and to offer professional solutions to meet real-life challenges. As a patron member, MEIKO is proud to be able to offer its support to the FCSI. We regard the FCSI as an important institution in the industry and as an association that promotes a strong code of values.
For over 66 years, the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Food Service Industry (MAFSI) has proudly served the needs of 2,400 sales and marketing professionals who share an unbridled enthusiasm and commitment to the commercial foodservice industry and to the rep-manufacturer method of marketing...and MAFSI is growing every day. Its members are a major force in the 10 billion dollar equipment, supply, tabletop and furniture segment of the foodservice industry. Through our membership with MAFSI, we are able to best meet the needs of the marketplace and build relationships with our independent sales representatives.
The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) is a trade association of 550+ foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers providing products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service. In their 60+ years, NAFEM has emerged as a foodservice industry leader who equips members to succeed with a variety of products and services. With their lobbying arm, they represent the industry in Washington and support programs and organizations that move the industry forward. MEIKO’s partnership with this organization continues to flourish year over year.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs) with more than 15,000 members. Their mission is to create a safer world through the prevention of infection. This is achieved by the provision of better care to promote better health at a lower cost. By supporting APIC, MEIKO is able promote the organization and the good work it seeks to do.
For more than 50 years, National Association of College & University Food Services has been supporting the college and university foodservice industry by providing members with the programs and resources they need to excel—from benchmarking and best practices to educational programming and professional networking. Since its inception, NACUFS has focused on its mission to promote the highest quality of foodservice on school, college, and university campuses by providing members with educational and training opportunities, technical assistance, scholarships, industry information, and research. MEIKO is a proud partner of NACUFS.
The American Rental Association (ARA) is the international trade association for owners of equipment rental operations and manufacturers and suppliers of rental equipment. Our current membership includes more than 9,500 rental operations and over 1,000 manufacturers and suppliers. MEIKO sees the importance of the ARA and the catering industry to provide clean and hygienic dishes to party-goers and event participants.
Since it began in 1933, Foodservice Equipment Distribution Association (FEDA) members sell the equipment and supplies that food service operators use to prepare and sell food in a restaurant, or institution such as a hospital, nursing home, prison, military, or corporate dining. Nearly 300 firms are members from across the United States, representing a majority of the giants in the industry as well as many small and medium-size dealerships. MEIKO values its partners in the dealer industry and finds ways through FEDA to promote that partnership.
The Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) is the trade association of professional service and parts distributors. That means members have the right part for customers’ equipment needs resulting in less downtime for the equipment so that businesses stay up and running. CFESA members stock original equipment manufacturer parts - the best for any equipment - with access to an online inventory of millions of parts. With nearly 3000 technicians in the United States, Canada and Mexico there is a qualified technician nearby. As a further commitment to quality and service, MEIKO is a member of CFESA to ensure our machines have the best-trained technicians servicing them.
The Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management (SHFM) is the pre-eminent national association serving the needs and interests of executives in the corporate foodservice and workplace hospitality industries. Our principal role is to enhance the ability of our members to achieve career and business objectives in an ethical, responsible and professional climate. Through its involvement with SHFM, MEIKO is able to find ways of better serving those who serve others in the hospitality industry.
The leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide, International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) has a membership that includes more than 7,000 distributor, manufacturer, manufacturer representative, building service contractor, in-house service provider, and associated service members. ISSA helps its members and their employees make valuable contacts through the industry’s largest cleaning shows, produced in conjunction with Amsterdam RAI under the brand name ISSA/INTERCLEAN®. MEIKO’s commitment to “Clean Solutions” goes hand-in-hand with the mission of ISSA.
The School Nutrition Association (SNA) is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 55,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country. Recognized as the authority on school nutrition, SNA has been advancing the availability, quality and acceptance of school nutrition programs as an integral part of education since 1946. By being a sponsor member of SNA, MEIKO is playing a role in helping bring meals to this nation’s future generations.
The Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) is a professional society that serves as the crossroads of creativity, innovation, efficiency and well-being. AHF is dedicated to serving professionals in the self-operated healthcare foodservice industry. Their members represent those healthcare facilities that, by choosing to keep their foodservice departments in house instead of outsourcing them to third-party contractors, keep food and nutrition at the core of the healthcare experience. MEIKO’s support of AHF allows these institutions to bring the highest quality dining experience to their patrons.
Green Hotels Association
Green Hotels Association's (GHA) purpose is to bring together hotels interested in environmental issues. Green Hotels are environmentally-friendly properties whose managers are eager to institute programs that save water, save energy and reduce solid waste—while saving money—to help protect our earth. MEIKO’s values include sustainability and economic efficiencies, both of which tie in beautifully to the mission of GHA.