2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 16-18, 2023 | St. Louis, MO
Hyatt Regency St. Louis At The Arch
Reserve Your Spot Today
Join us in St.Louis, MO, this May for three days of innovation, insights, and action at the 2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit!
Presented by ReFED, the Food Waste Solutions Summit is the premier food waste event of the year — bringing together food businesses, funders, solution providers, innovators, policymakers, nonprofits, and more to drive the adoption of food waste solutions.
Food waste is a problem that can be solved, and that’s what the Food Waste Solutions Summit is all about. Featuring two full days of programming — panels, working sessions, field trips, networking events, innovator demos, and more — this is our chance to align efforts and get motivated for the work ahead.
Because there's no time – or food – to waste!
Become an Exhibitor
Exhibit at the 2023 Summit, the premier food waste event, to demonstrate your value and expertise to a community of professional attendees searching for innovative and impactful services, products, and technology to elevate their food waste reduction efforts. Our Exhibitor Showcase is the perfect platform to create opportunities for you and your organization — be seen and heard by the minds in a relaxed atmosphere, demonstrate your expertise and service offerings, profile your products, engage in educational sessions, and more. Applications are due by April 12, 2023. All candidates will be notified no later than April 21, 2023.
Explore New Details Added to the Schedule
Check out the Summit schedule, featuring mainstage and breakout sessions on the future of food waste, the latest tech innovations, funding food waste solutions, the role of young people in the movement, and more; tailored workshops and sector deep-dives; plus a full roster of field trips, networking receptions, and our famous "no-host" dinners.
Venue & Host City
Famous for its iconic Gateway Arch, fiercely loyal sports fans, and world-class blues music scene, we're excited to bring the 2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit to beautiful St. Louis, MO! Its large food businesses, robust agtech innovation ecosystem, and proximity to nearly half of all U.S. agricultural production make this food hub the perfect backdrop for our ever-growing event.
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2023 Featured Speakers
Sponsor the Nation's Premier Food Waste Event!
The 2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit is made possible with generous support from and in partnership with our sponsors.
Check Out Highlights from the 2022 Summit!
Thought-provoking keynotes, community building, solutions-oriented exhibits, and – yes – fun stretching exercises helped make our last Summit one for the books!Past Summits
The Food Waste Solutions Summit will offer several field trips for in-person attendees upon registration. These field trips are intended to introduce attendees to the local food system in St. Louis and bring food waste and sustainability to life. Transportation and all costs are covered by ReFED.
To reserve your 2023 Sponsorship, please contact Sam Buck, Senior Manager of Development, at [email protected].
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Questions? Please contact us at [email protected].
With less than 10 years to go to meet our 2030 reduction goal, there's no time – or food – to waste. Make sure you're part of the energy in St. Louis!