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2018 Events

SmartLabel Summit

May 23-24, 2018

Speakers:
- Jim Flannery, Senior Executive Vice President, Grocery Manufacturers Association
- Doug Baker, Vice President Industry Relations, Food Marketing Institute
- Greg Morton, Senior Vice President Sales, Label Insight
- Abbie Bys, Director of Product, Label Insight
- Nicole Gourley, Vice President of Operations GS1 Canada
- Steve Mavity, Senior Vice President Technical Services & Corporate Quality, Bumble Bee Seafoods
- Todd Hufford, Director, Global Digital Enablement & Operations, The Kellogg Company
- Jennifer Rosenberg, Worldwide Director, Digital Engagement - Colgate People, Colgate-Palmolive
- Patrizia Barone, Regulatory Affairs Director - North America, Unilever
- Deb Arcoleo, Director, Product Transparency, The Hershey Company
- Tim Goudie, Director, Social Commitment Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company
- Maryann Moschides, Chief Marketing Officer, Scanbuy Inc.
- Vik Srivastava, Associate Director of Informatics and Data Science, Health Canada 


2018 Sales & Marketing Symposium 

May 16, 2018

Speakers:
- Justin Kingsley, Brand Expert & Entrepreneur 
Robin Sherk, Vice President of Retail & Digital Insights, Kantar Consulting
- Connie Smith, Journalist
- Howard Lichtman, Partner & Founder, Ethnicity Multicultural Marketing + Advertising
- Bobby Sahni, Partner & Founder, Ethnicity Multicultural Marketing + Advertising
- Sean Verhoeven, Senior Vice President, Facilitation, HORN
- Tom Wujec, World Renowned Expert on Innovation, Chief Disruptor at Autodesk, Author of the Future of Making


Influential Women in Industry Panel:
-  Kathie Bavota, Director of Sales Consumer Business Group, 3M Company
- Tebbie Chuchla, Head of Marketing Canada, Conagra Brands
- Laura D'Andrea, VP Sales, Consumer Beauty, Coty Canada Inc.
- Cheryl Radisa, VP Marketing, McCormick
- Milena Trentadue, Head of Canada Sales & Revenue Management, Church & Dwight
- Moderator: Tony Chapman


2018 Supply Chain Symposium 

April 11, 2018


Embrace. Transform. Deliver. Event wrap-up report coming soon.

Speakers:
- John Bayliss, SVP Logistics & Supply Chain, Walmart Canada
- Connie Smith, Journalist & Award-winning media personality
- Meredith Williams, Director North American Solutions - Facility Design, DHL
- Paul Kudla, Regional Sales Vice President Canada, Volvo Trucks North America
- Carman Allison, VP Consumer Insights, Nielsen
- Dr. Sara Celik, ND, Naturopathic Doctor, Renew Life Spokesperson
- Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Dean of Faculty Management, Dalhousie University

Supply Chain Executive Panel:
- Frank Bozzo, Senior Director, Sales and Customer Service, CHEP Canada Inc.
- Greg Christopher, SVP, Supply Chain Operations, Nestlé Canada Inc.
- Andrew Fuller, Assistant VP, Domestic Intermodal, CN
- Larry Hargreaves, CP, Dedicated Operations, Hopewell Logistics Inc.
- John O'Hara, Corporate Vice President, Business Logistics, Kruger Products L.P.
- Moderator: Alain Sawaya, Director, Management Consulting, KPMG MSLP


Selling Food South: Information Session on USDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Rules

March 19, 2018 

- Click here for FSMA Final Rules Key Dates
- Click here for USFDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program Rules Information for Canadian Exporters - CFIA presentation by Rick Flohr
- Click here for CFIA Website- USA Foreign Supplier Verification Program

 


Trade Talks Breakfast: Costco Wholesale Canada

January 25, 2018 


Costco executives discuss their winning formula at FCPC's Trade Talks Breakfast. Click here for the event wrap-up report.
 

Speakers:
- Charlene Knight, AGMM for Eastern Canada Food & Sundries
- Pietro Nenci, VP & GMM of Eastern Canada Food & Sundries, Corporate Foods, Quality Assurance & Food Safety
- Ken Newby, GMM of Corporate Foods and Business Center for Canada


Inspiring Accountability in the Face of Industry Challenge Webinar 

January 8, 2018 

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This webinar armed CPG leaders with practical, how-to tips for inspiring team members to embrace more personal responsibility, necessary for creating a high-performance organization that is focused on delivering results. 

 Speaker: Graham Kaufmann, Senior Vice President, Coaching and Facilitation, HORN Training & Consulting


2017 Events


The Changing Face of Discount Retailing Webinar 

November 10, 2017  

Drawing on IGD’s global program of store visits, this webinar explored the evolving strategies of global discount retailers Aldi and Lidl.  


Speaker: Stewart Samuel, Program Director, IGD

 


2017 CEO & Executive Leadership Conference 

October 12-13, 2017

Click here to read the Post-Conference Magazine.

Speakers: 
- Tony Chapman, Media Personality, Entrepreneur, Brand & Marketing Strategist (Special Dinner Guest Speaker) 
- Van Jones, Civil Rights Leader, Former Obama White House Advisor and CNN Political Correspondent 
Louise Keely, Executive Vice President & Global Retail Practice Leader, Nielsen 
Lisa Kimmel, President and CEO, Edelman Canada
Willy Kruh, Partner, Canadian & Global Chair - Consumer & Retail, KPMG LLP
- Kevin O'Leary, "Shark" on ABC's Shark Tank; Journalist and Television Personality; Chairman of O'Leary Funds
- Scott Stratten, President , Un-Marketing
Benjamin Tal, Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets


2017 Charity Golf Tournament 

June 19, 2017


 

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Trade Talks Breakfast with Overwaitea Food Group 

June 8, 2017


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Speaker: Darrell Jones, President, Overwaitea Food Group


National Sales Symposium "Taking Charge of Change" 

May 16, 2017

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Speakers:
- Carman Allison, Vice President, Consumer Insights, Nielsen
- Dr. Sara Celik, Naturopathic Doctor and National Spokesperson, Renew Life 
- Tim Cork, President, Straight A's Inc. 
- Ron Foxcroft, Entrepreneur, Businessman, Sports Icon and the Inventor of the Fox 40 whistle, Fox 40 International Inc. 

CEO Panel:
- David Linsenmeier, General Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare 
- Shelley Martin, President & CEO, Nestlé Canada Inc. 
- Ian Roberts,  Vice President and General Manager, Conagra Brands 
- Moderated by: Ted Salter, Partner, Advisory Services National Sector Leader, Consumer Products and Retail, EYRetail Panel:
- Joe Fusco, Senior Vice-President, Metro, Metro Ontario Inc.
- Ken Schley, President and Director of Operations and Co-founder, Quality Foods 
- Moderated by: Colin Glaysher, Executive Vice President, C.B. Powell Ltd.


Supply Chain Symposium "Taking Control of Tomorrow"  

 April 6, 2017

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Speakers:
- Nilam Ganenthiran, SVP, Business Development & Strategy, Instacart
- Jeff Harrop, Partner, Demand Clarity Inc.
- Hardeep Kharaud, SVP, Supply Chain Replenishment, Loblaw Companies Limited
- Daniel Myers, Executive Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain, Mondelez International Inc.
- Dan Park, General Manager, Canadian Cities, UberEverything
- Fotios Raptis, Senior International Economist, TD
- Robin Sherk, Director of Retail Insights, Kantar Retail CEO

Panel:
- Chris Hamilton, President, Mars Canada Inc.
- Britta Lesaux, Executive Director, Consumer Business Group, 3M Canada Company
- Mike Pilato, General Manager and President, The Clorox Company of Canada, Ltd. - Moderated by: Steve Johnston, Vice President, Sales & Customer Service, CHEP Canada Inc.

Skills for Account Manager Success Workshop: "Influencing at C-Level for Success" 

April 4, 2017

This one-day workshop focused on influencing executives in customer organizations. Influencing at C-Level for Success helped participants build stronger business partnerships through executive engagement. 

Moderator: - Graham Kaufmann, Senior Vice President, Coaching and Facilitation, HORN

 


Cybersecurity and CPGs: Jumpstarting success through privacy safeguards Webinar  

February 15, 2017


An interactive webcast where experts from PwC discussed the findings from the 2017 Global State of Information Security® Survey, the annual IT and security survey of more than 10,000 business and IT executives worldwide.

Speakers:
- Mike Alikhan, Director, Retail and Consumer, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
- Chris Petch, Director, Cyber Security and Privacy, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP


Skills for Account Manager Success Workshop: "Key Account Planning for Success" 

January 26, 2017

This one-day workshop focused on creating impactful key account plans. Key Account Planning for Success helped move participants from “deal to deal” planning to strategic planning that positions both manufacturers and retailers for success.

Moderator: Graham Kaufmann, Senior Vice President, Coaching and Facilitation, HORN


Skills for Account Manager Success Workshop: "Key Account Planning for Success" 

January 26, 2017

This one-day workshop focused on creating impactful key account plans. Key Account Planning for Success will help move participants from “deal to deal” planning to strategic planning that positions both manufacturers and retailers for success.

Moderator: Graham Kaufmann, Senior Vice President, Coaching and Facilitation, HORN


Canadian Retail Price Audits Webinar 

January 11, 2017


CROSSMARK, one of our proud member partners, introduced their new online PRICE CHECK tool to the Canadian market. 

Speakers:
- Jon Davies, Vice President, New Business Development, Crossmark Canada Inc.