The Trading Partner Alliance (FMI/GMA) Supply Chain Planning Committee is pleased to send out this call for educational content proposals. FMI and GMA’s combined leadership in this area has produced the premier Supply Chain event for the food and consumer products industry, bringing together retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, and technology solutions providers to learn, network, and seek common solutions.
The Trading Partner Alliance is dedicated to providing conference attendees with the most relevant and valuable educational experience and we invite you to share your expertise and experience with supply chain professionals at our 2018 Supply Chain Conference.
Please review the Call For Speakers/Presentations Guidelines
and submit your proposal no later than July 16, 2017
. Presenters are requested to craft a proposal that demonstrates a clear plan to disseminate information that is interesting, exciting, unique, and memorable. Please note, due to the high number of speakers for the Supply Chain Conference, speakers do not receive complimentary registration, compensation, or travel reimbursement for their participation in the conference.
Supply Chain Executives from:
- CPG Manufacturers and Suppliers in all functions E2E
- Retailers and Wholesalers spanning multiple distribution channels (grocery, mass, drug, club, value and digital commerce) representing companies of all sizes
- Fresh Food Retailers, Wholesalers, and Manufacturers
- Executives in strategic and related roles such as General Management, Marketing Strategy & Planning, Business Development, Retail Merchandising, and Talent Management
To view the 2017 Supply Chain Conference Attendee list click here
Attendees are experienced and knowledgeable in the supply chain management and operations fields. They expect education that provides cutting edge ideas, current information, and the highest level of expertise. Attendees are looking for practical, take-home guidance to help them formulate, implement, and incorporate supply chain, transportation, and distribution solutions from the ground up, reduce waste in the supply chain, and engage with trading partners and consumers in new and innovative ways. This year's conference focuses on transformational cross-functional technologies that are enabling productivity and require new processes. Presentations should be more practically-oriented and interactive, rather than theory-heavy are preferred.
Audience size for general sessions is around 500 people and 40 for breakout sessions.
For an overview of The 2017 Supply Chain Conference program
, please visit the conference website