Conference Details

Global Food Tourism Conference offers a unique opportunity to engage with industry leaders, share thoughts and stories with colleagues and vendors from around the world, and educate yourself and business team with essential guidelines on how to better launch, build, manage and grow your Food Tourism business.

Join us in Austin
October 14-16, 2018


GFTC is the definitive industry event. Two days of educational sessions covering marketing, branding, communications, business operations, professional development and more. GFTC will spotlight the year’s greatest successes, hard earned lessons and tactical content, and structured networking events supply ample opportunity for what we all love: networking with friends and colleagues over unique Austin-centric food and beverages.

Join us on Sunday night for the EzTix Welcome Soirée.

Connect & Build Relationships

Networking is at the heart of professional development; build essential relationships at GFTC.

Learn From Brand & Industry Experts

Learn new product ideas, sales and marketing strategies, and engage with industry leaders.

Discuss Critical Business Development Topics

Stay on top of the latest in technology, operations, marketing and professional development.

Savor The Local & Delicious Bites

Plenty of opportunities to savor delicious food and drink during breakfast, lunch & social events.


Each day you will have the opportunity to network with innovative brands and colleagues, learn from the industry’s experts, savor the food and drinks that make Austin well-renowned and celebrate the success of the booming Food Tourism Industry.

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