Our educational program blends a variety of learning formats from keynote presentations to breakout groups. In energizing, entertaining sessions featuring industry veterans and unexpected voices, we will help you discover how to take advantage of emerging opportunities in technology, new product trends, and the latest approaches to retailing and marketing. Join us this September for three super-charged days featuring cutting-edge presenters, candid share group discussions, and other top-notch educational programming designed to propel your business forward.

Douglas Stephens

The Retail Prophet

Dave Hirz

President & CEO, Smart & Final

Jim Jakala

Director of U.S. Client Services, Advantage Group

Rob Stutzman

Founder & President, Stutzman Public Affairs

Doug Madenberg

Principal, Retail Feedback Group

Patty Johnson

Global Food & Drink Analyst, Mintel

Brian Todd

President & CEO, The Food Institute

Tammy Brumfield

SVP Retail Marketing Group, The Mars Agency

Tod Marks

Executive Director, Market Centre Sales

Victor Smith

Vice President of Merchandising, Ralphs Grocery Company

Brent Cotten

Senior Director, Global Customer & Industry Affairs, The Hershey Company

Tom Herman

Senior Vice President, Northgate Gonzalez Markets

Scott Salmon

Senior Vice President Snacks Sales, U.S. Chief Customer Officer, Kellogg Company