With less than one month until Grocery Innovations Canada 2019 anticipation is building for the country’s largest grocery exhibition and conference! With over 110,000-sq.-ft. of space dedicated to all your grocery needs, front end and back end, there is much to see and do this year.
This year’s theme: A World of Opportunities: More Trade. More Tastes. More Trends. reflects the fast-changing, highly innovative and collaborative nature of the sector. Be sure not to miss the educational, networking and business opportunities that the show offers over two days – October 22 & 23. For the first time in Canada, and exclusive to the event, there will be a must-see session on Wednesday from John Rossman, the Amazon executive responsible for launching and scaling the Amazon Marketplace business which now accounts for over 50% of all Amazon units sold.
From show specials, to thousands of innovations on the floor and new local and global companies including Korea, Sri Lanka, Philippines, and more, there is something for everyone at GIC 2019! See you there!
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TORONTO CONGRESS CENTRE NORTH BUILDING
Monday, October 21
5:30pm – Opening Reception VIP 1020
Tuesday, October 22
9:00am – 10:00am Annual General Meeting & CFIG-FMS Annual Financial Survey Results
10:00am – 10:45am Embracing Change: A Reinventionist’s View of the Future of Retail with Joe Jackman of Jackman Reinvents
11:00am – 4:00pm TRADE SHOW
4:30PM Merchandising Excellence Awards & Networking Cocktail
Wednesday, October 23
7:30am – 8:30am Harold Lloyd Breakfast Session on Growing Store Sales
8:30am – 9:15am Future of Food with NPD Group’s Robert Carter
9:15am – 10:00am Think Like Amazon about the Future of Your Industry – Former Amazon Exec John Rossman
10:15am – 10:45am; 10:45am – 11:15am 4 Concurrent Workshops
HR | Meal Solutions | Customer Service | Remaining Relevant
5:30pm – 9:15pm INDEPENDENT GROCER OF THE YEAR GALA DINNER
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