We build relationships throughout our industry by offering REAL benefits to our Members

Our Mission Statement

To act as a networking association among members, distributors, and manufacturers to help our independent store operators manage their day-to-day business in an effort to maintain and enhance a profitable business status.

What We Do

Great Lakes Ice Cream +Fast Food Association (GLIC+FFA) is a voice and leader in the ice cream and fast food industry.  GLIC+FFA provides information, education, and face-to-face opportunities to build business relationships.  We deliver relevant and highly focused services and activities designed to enhance and broaden the knowledge base and professional development of our membership.

Membership Profile

GLIC+FFA is composed of store operators, distributors, and manufacturers in the ice cream and fast food industry.  We value and promote diversity of membership, in terms of company size, products, and geographical area.  Each active member is given one vote, regardless of size.


GLIC+FFA is represented by a 12-member volunteer Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors provides strategic direction carried out by the President and professional staff.

Membership Dues

When you pay dues to GLIC+FFA, you become a “member”.  Dues are based on factors, rather than the number of businesses.  Therefore, all members can enjoy the benefits of membership without additional financial consequences.