The NGA Show: Southeast Summit

The NGA Show: Southeast Summit

2022 Information TBA

The NGA Show: Southeast Summit provides a unique and intimate environment for independent grocers to address the evolving needs within the industry - as businesses and the needs of customers change. Join this intimate conference for select vendors and decision makers (retailers/wholesalers/distributors), to address and fulfill current product and service demands. The summit will consist of: educational content, 1-to-1 meetings driven by our concierge matchmaking program, networking events and more! With less than 200 people in attendance, our goal is to provide focused, safe and valuable experiences to address your immediate needs that will prepare you for the new year. 
 
 
 

Key Topics

The NGA Show: Southeast Summit explores five of the most important issues food retailers are facing. We’ll start with the broad impact of each of these key areas and drill down to the specific impact on the independent sector.
People

People

In today’s tough times, a corporate culture that focuses on its associates is more important than ever before.  We will explore successful leadership strategies which prioritize morale and lead to higher retention and performance.  Don’t miss this opportunity to take away ideas for infusing your passion for your people into all aspects of your organization. Our speaker, Kevin Paul Scott, author, entrepreneur and co-founder of ADDO, played a key role in the development of Chick-fil-A’s Leader Academy and the Atlanta Braves Leadership Institute and will reveal the successful strategies used by these leading organizations.
 
Consumers

Consumers

Consumers now consider eating and food shopping with a completely different mindset and behaviors.  We’ll examine the new ways shoppers approach the grocery store and deep dive into the categories that have been most affected.  Discover what is driving today’s consumers and which trends will stick.

As the leader of numerous industry research projects, Anne Marie Roerink, Founder of 210 Analytics, is uniquely positioned to decipher industry trends and help retailers understand the changing wants and needs of their shoppers.

 
Technology

Technology

Consumers have embraced online commerce and there’s no going back.  What else does the future hold for technology and the supermarket industry?

From the leaders of some of the most innovative technology companies, we’ll learn more about the new technologies and applications that will transform the food retail industry in the next 5-7 years.

 
Operations

Operations

While most retailers posted significant sales increases in the last 18 months, leading companies saw exceptionally strong increases to the bottom line as well.  What can we learn from those profit leaders?

Bob Graybill, president and CEO of FMS Solutions and author of the Independent Grocers Annual Financial Survey will examine a few specific areas, such shrink and cap-ex projects, that can have a substantial impact on financial performance.

 
Supply Chain

Supply Chain

From factory shutdowns to driver shortages to overwhelmed ports, the supply chain is under attack on numerous fronts. How much longer will the strain last?

We’ll explore the global issues impacting food products and supplies and analyze the specific impacts on the grocery industry. Gain a better understanding of the challenges facing grocery industry distributors and suppliers and take away strategies to minimize the impact.

 

Benefits of Attending:

  • Schedule 1-to-1 meetings with qualified decision-makers, or Summit Sponsors, to discuss relevant products and services for your business
  • Network with industry peers in an intimate setting
  • Address the evolving needs of consumers to prepare your business for the new year
  • Discover or introduce new products and services for the coming year
  • Participate in exclusive education sessions only presented at our Southeast Summit

A Brief Agenda of Events Includes:

2022 Agenda Details TBD

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