The Region’s Premier Network of Food and Beverage Companies and Professionals.
Whether you are a start-up, corporation or industry partner, membership in the Council affords you, and your organization education and access to experts in the food and beverage industry.


  • The latest information on industry trends – Business Resources
  • Educational forums focused on industry-specific issues
  • Round table meetings with access to experts in their field
  • Social media presence on the LIFC website, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Brand or Product recognition through presentations, articles, and blogs
  • Legislative and regulatory updates and alerts
  • Grant opportunities that can benefit your business
  • Workforce creation through the LIFC Job Center
  • Community forums and access to data through the LIFC website member page
  • Networking Social Events
  • Community service and Philanthropic opportunities
  • Access the LIFC YouTube channel to view content from our meetings and special events

If you have any questions about membership please contact

Membership Category Description Annual Fee
 Start-up Sole Proprietors or business with
less than 3 years of experience or
less than $50,000 in annual sales
$ 99.00 Start-up to 1 year in business
$250.00 after 1st  year in business
Food or Beverage Business that produces and sells
food or beverage products
(i.e. manufacturer, restaurant,
bakery, retailer, etc.)
$250.00 Sole Proprietors
$500.00 Corporations
Service Business Business that supports food or
beverage industry (i.e. accountant,
attorney, bank, card processing,
nutritionist, marketing services,
brokers etc.)
$250.00 Sole Proprietors
$500.00 Corporations
Out of Region Business out of the NY Region has access to weekly Virtual Meetings. $125.00 Sole Proprietors
Non-Profit/Education Non-profit, universities, and other
educational or philanthropic
organizations with food or beverage
$ 250.00 Sole Member
$500.00 Multi Member Organization
Student A student is someone from an accredited college/university/institution who is currently enrolled
full time as a student [a minimum of 12 credits], or as a part time student [less than 12 credits] without full time employment.
Student dues are at a reduced rate for a maximum of 4 consecutive years from the original join date.

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