Wednesday, October 24

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM         NGA Business Meetings

3:00 PM – 6:30 PM  
       Registration Open

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM         Welcome Reception - Sponsored by Kimberly-Clark Corp. & Mondelēz International

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM         Board of Directors Dinner (Invitation Only) - Sponsored by The Kellogg's Company

Thursday, October 25

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM            Registration Open

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM            Networking Breakfast - Sponsored by Post Consumer Brands

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM            Opening Session: How to Maintain  Relevancy in an Uncertain Future - Sponsored by First Data

9:05 AM – 10:05 AM          Education Session: Culture: The Missing Link in Employee Engagement

10:05 AM – 10:25 AM        Break - Sponsored by Coca-Cola

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM        Education Session: Bursting the Big Guy’s Bubble: Making Innovation a Reality in Independent Grocery - Sponsored by Inmar


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM         
Government Relations Update

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM          Networking Lunch - Sponsored by Freshop  

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM            Trading Partners Live!**

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM            Taste of DC - Supporting the NGA Foundation (ticketed- contact MWhite@nationalgrocers.org for more information)

Friday, October 26

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM          Registration Open

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM            Breakfast - Sponsored by General Mills

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM            Education Session: Consumer Trends, Transparency and Motivators: What Americans Aim for When it Comes to Food

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM          Trading Partners Live!*

 

 

**Trading Partners Live! will consist of 20-minute B2B sessions with 5-minute transition in between each session. There are a total of 12 time slots available. All appointments with participating retailers and wholesalers to be made prior to event dates via online platform.