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Groceryshop’s final agenda includes stellar lineup of speakers

BY Marianne Wilson

Groceryshop, the new event for innovation in grocery and consumer packaged goods, has released its final agenda, which includes a lineup of more than 180 speakers that range from the VP of digital operations for Walmart to the founder and CEO of Instacart.

Other speakers include the chief digital officer of Kroger Co., the CEO of Boxed, the president of retail and shopping for Google and the VP of global e-commerce for General Mills. The final speaker lineup can be seen at Groceryshop.com/speakers.

Groceryshop will be held on October 28-31, 2018 at the Aria in Las Vegas. It is estimated to sell out at with more than 1,750 attendees, including more than 250 C-level executives and 135 CEOs. Now in first year, Groceryshop is already the world’s largest conference for innovation in grocery and CPG.

The companies attending Groceryshop include both established and startup CPG brands, supermarkets, c-stores, drug stores, discount stores, e-commerce players, warehouse clubs, grocerants and non-traditional grocery retailers. These organizations will join tech companies, real estate operators, investors and analysts to understand the disruptive new trends, technologies and business models they must now embrace to win in a rapidly changing industry.

Groceryshop was founded by the team that created Shoptalk, which has grown into one of the world’s largest conferences for retail and ecommerce, attracting approximately 8,400 attendees to its third annual event, which was held earlier this year.

Similar to Shoptalk, Groceryshop is establishing a new community of today’s leaders and emerging leaders of the future with a wide range of job titles that include digital and e-commerce, marketing, technology, merchandising, supply chain and store operations. The event will address shared challenges and opportunities relating to the evolution of how consumers shop for products ranging from food and beverage to health, beauty, personal care, household and pet supplies.

“Groceryshop’s agenda covers the critical trends and technologies transforming grocery and CPG in a digital age,” said Zia Daniell Wigder, co-founder and chief content officer of Groceryshop. “These perspectives are shared in more than 75 main stage and track sessions by an unparalleled lineup of over 180 speakers, empowering the industry as it continues through a period of disruptive change.”

The agenda for Groceryshop includes a wide range of formats, including track sessions, main stage keynotes, startup pitches, research and market insights and workshops. Extensive coverage of next-generation technologies will be featured during virtually every session. A few of the areas of covered in depth during the event will include artificial intelligence, robotics, fulfillment and logistics, e-commerce, physical stores, supply chain, sourcing, food waste, marketing and more.

Groceryshop’s 2018 final agenda is available at: Groceryshop.com/agenda.

More than 160 companies are sponsoring Groceryshop, and more than 300 individuals from retailers and brands have enrolled in Groceryshop’s Hosted Retailers & Brands Program, which will facilitate some 2,000 onsite meetings for retailers and brands with established and emerging providers of technology and other solutions.

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