We're bringing CPG Leaders and Retail Experts together for this free event

5/24

New York

Register Free
5/17

Chicago

Completed
4/26

Santa Monica

Completed

A day for new ideas, new potentials, and
new networks.

Join us for a half-day of learning and networking that will re-energize you, and bring new ideas to your business!

  • Hear from Kraft Heinz President Peter Hall on their strategies for retail excellence.
  • Unpack the latest retail execution innovations and technologies from CG and tech experts, and ID which are appropriate for your business.
  • Learn from the experts in in-store merchandising, SPAR Group on their tips of the trade.
  • Unpack how to level-up the sales cycle though improved processes and best practices from TPM/TPO subject-matter experts.
  • Gain new actionable ideas and a larger peer network.

Who should attend?

Topics will benefit CPG Sales, Marketing, and Operations leaders, as well as Retail Services providers.

How long is the event?

There will be 4-5 hours of sessions, with breaks and lunch provided. The event will run from approximately 9-3pm local time.

What should I expect?

This event is free for you to register. You will build your network and walk away with new, actionable ideas for your team.

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Event Locations

New York

Blender Workspace

Tuesday, May 24
9AM - 3PM

Register Free

Chicago

Summit Chicago

Tuesday, May 17
9AM - 3PM

Completed

Santa Monica

Annenberg Community
Beach House

Tuesday, April 26
9AM - 3PM

Completed

Speakers

Peter Hall

Peter Hall

President of US Away from Home and Kraft Heinz Ingredients, Peter brings a proven track record in retail strategy and execution.

Sonja-Rose Cowen

Sonja-Rose Cowen

VP of Sales-Insights & Analytics for SPAR, Sonja-Rose has 20 sales experience from a diverse background in CPG, Retail and Ecommerce.

Ron Lutz

Ron Lutz

Head of SPAR's global business development, Ron brings 35+ years of domestic and international experience in retail customer experience.

William Linnane

William Linnane

Global Chief Strategy & Growth Officer at SPAR, William brings 25+ years of experience in market development, operational excellence, and leadership at major retailers and advisory firms.

Kori Belzer

Kori Belzer

As Global Chief Operating Officer at SPAR, Kori brings an unparalleled 30+ years of SPAR retail services know how, driving success and growth for customers.

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

CEO of Clear Box Retail, Mark brings 25 years of CPG expertise in Nestle, Unilever, L'Oreal, PepsiCo, always driven by data & analytics, driving sales in retail stores globally.

Kurt Kaiser

Kurt Kaiser

Director of Business Development at UpClear, Kurt's experience ranges from brand account management and trade marketing, trade consulting and product management, and TPM/TPO business development.

Robert Spitz

Robert Spitz

As a North American advisor for ParallelDots, Robert brings a successful track record driving explosive revenue growth within retail marketing channels.

Matthew Brogie

Matthew Brogie

CEO of Repsly, Mat brings 20+ years of CPG & Retail technology and strategy know-how.

Peter Billante

Peter Billante

Chief Product Officer of Repsly, Pete knows the ins and outs of the retail execution needs of CPGs and Retail Service providers.

Caitlin Will

Caitlin Will

VP of Marketing at Repsly, Cait's passion is understanding the needs of the customer, and delivering on those throughout their customer journey.

Agenda

Featuring jam-packed sessions about trade and retail best practices. We'll continue to update this section as sessions and agenda are finalized.

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:15 PM

Welcome

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

The Future of Retail Execution:
Welcome from Kraft Heinz President, Home Away, Peter Hall

Hear from Peter Hall, President of US Away from Home and Kraft Heinz Ingredients. Execution is everything - in this session, we'll hear his perspective on KH's iterations and approaches to executing at retail.

10:00 AM - 10:15 PM

Break

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Retail Merchandising Best Practices and Coming Trends

A view from SPAR's 30+ years in the industry as a leader in retail merchandising on best practices and the path forward in today's ever changing retail landscape.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Next Gen Retail Technology: Raising the Stakes at Retail

We'll digest the leading best practices and recommendations from industry consultants and our own proprietary research to provide you with the critical technologies and best practices to drive retail execution success in today's environment.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

The Sales Cycle in CPG: Great Process Enables Great Expectations

Sales and profit are the end game, but how you get from target to result takes many different forms. Great analysis, collaboration, decision making, negotiation, visibility, control, & execution are all elements of successful outcomes in the Consumer Goods sales cycle. In this session we will unpack these factors, explore different methods used in CPG, and discuss their importance. Finally, we discuss a pragmatic strategy you can use to improve the sales cycle in your business.

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Collaborative Intelligence: Impacting Retail Execution with Data

How do you make your data in the value chain work harder and smarter for your team, while driving increased ROI? Mark will bring his 30+ years of CPG and data intelligence to bear, and unpack a roadmap for success.

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Case Study Power Half Hour: 5 Minute Cases & Ideas to Take Home Today

Hear how five brands have taken on trade promotion, sales and execution challenges head on - with solutions that will inspire.

2:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Recap and closing word

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Champagne toast & artisan cheeses

New York

5/24
Register Free

Questions?

Contact us anytime!

Questions about the venue? Lodging? Directions?
Where to dine after? If you can bring a friend?
Don't hesitate to send us an email, and we'll get right back to you.

events@repsly.com