June 4 - 8, 2023

Ithaca, New York

Thank you to our program sponsor

Implementing organizational and cultural changes in order to execute new strategies are imperative skills for effective leaders in the dynamic and ever-changing independent food industry. The NGA Foundation Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) is designed to develop and prepare leaders to face business challenges in the 21st-century marketplace.

The conference is a high-impact learning opportunity encompassing intense, interactive instruction presented by a mix of respected academics and industry leaders.

NGAF's Executive Leadership Development Program is currently reserved for employees of retailer and wholesaler members of NGA. 

Who Should Attend

Current mid to upper-level executives with large spans of control and responsibilities that require delegation of tasks to others. These employees must be rising executives who are candidates for increased “people” and general management responsibilities.