SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Saturday, February 27

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Show Registration & Ticket Sales
Registration Desk 1

Sunday, February 28

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Show Registration & Ticket Sales
Registration 1

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm 
Collaboration Lounge
Ballroom E

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
Pre-Convention Workshops
Jamaica A, Jamaica B, Antigua A, Antigua B, Trinidad A, Trinidad B

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Case Study Competition, Group #1
St. Croix A & St. Croix B

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
NGA Grocers PAC Event (Authorized Companies)
Bermuda

5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Opening Keynote Session by General Stanley McChrystal
Grand Ballroom

6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception
Bermuda

Monday, February 29

6:00 am – 7:00 am
WGA 5K Fun Run/Walk
Mirage Rotunda

6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Show Registration & Ticket Sales
Registration Desk 1

6:45 am – 8:00 am
Super Breakfast Session  - Consumer Trends: NGA Consumer Research
Grand Ballroom

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Collaboration Lounge
Ballroom E

8:15 am – 10:45 am
Concurrent Workshops
Antigua, Bermuda A, Bermuda B, St. Croix A, St. Croix B, Jamaica, Trinidad

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
General Session – Winning on Main Street
Grand Ballroom

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
EXPO Floor

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Case Study Competition
St. Croix A & St. Croix B

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
EXPO Happy Hour
Event Center

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
NGA Best Bagger Championship
Grand Ballroom

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Student Reception
Martinique

Tuesday, March 1

6:30 am – 11:00 am
Show Registration & Ticket Sales
Registration Desk 1

7:00 am – 8:15 am
Super Breakfast Session – Creative Choice Awards Presentation
Grand Ballroom

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Concurrent Workshops
Antigua, Bermuda A, Bermuda B, St. Croix A, St. Croix B, Jamaica, Trinidad

9:30 am – 1:30 pm
EXPO Floor

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Student Case Study Competition, Final Round
St. Croix B

1:30 pm  – 2:30 pm
 2016 Election Update
St. Croix

1:30 pm  – 2:30 pm
WGA Membership Meeting
Jamaica A

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Collaboration Lounge
Ballroom E

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
Super Session: Palate Trips, Pairing and Profit With Craft Beers
Bermuda

2:45 pm – 4:00 pm 
Super Session: Implementing an E-Commerce Program
St. Croix

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Chairman’s Gala Reception
Promenade

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Chairman’s Dinner and Gala
Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, March 2

7:00 am – 9:00 am
Farewell Breakfast
St. Croix

Take pride in your roots and celebrate the proud tradition of the independent supermarket industry with your peers from across the country, while discovering new solutions and innovative ideas that will contribute to your business’ continued success into the future.

With 30+ specialized educational workshops led by retailers for retailers and 300+ companies on our EXPO floor showcasing innovative and game-changing products and solutions, The NGA Show provides countless opportunities to learn from your peers and other industry thought leaders. Bring your whole team to The NGA Show and bring home ideas that will drive profitable growth for your company.