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IGD Events

Every year we have a great line-up of conferences and events covering all parts of our research and insight. The annual IGD Convention is always a hot ticket, and our series of retailer trade briefings are extremely popular, enabling you to hear about their strategy directly from the board.

Booths Trade Briefing 2015

Booths Trade Briefing 2015

13 October 2015

IGD is pleased to announce details of the Booths Trade Briefing. It offers a key opportunity for current and potential suppliers to catch up with the plans, and evolution, of this unique business, and network with key contacts.

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Upcoming events

  • Successful account management

    31 March 2015 - 01 April 2015, Watford

    A stimulating and thought-provoking workshop which provides the tools, processes, skills and structures to effectively manage customer relationships.

  • Super Managers: How they do it and how you can too

    Multiple dates and venues

    Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass on the topic of becoming a super manager, delivered by our guest speaker Paul Matthews of People Alchemy.

  • Tesco Trade Briefing 2015

    30 April 2015, London

    At this year’s IGD Tesco trade briefing, delegates will have an opportunity to hear first-hand from Tesco’s CEO Dave Lewis about his plans for the brand and how he sees the partnership between Tesco and its suppliers now and in the future.

  • Getting started in the discount channel

    07 May 2015, Watford

    An interactive workshop that will get you up to speed on the UK discount channel; explore where the growth is set to come from over the next 5 years and assess the opportunity.

  • Webinar: Taster session on Category Management

    07 May 2015

    In this webinar Simon Attfield, Category Insight Manager at IGD, will tell you what category management is and the underlying fundamental principles. He will also explain why category management shouldn’t just live in its own department but how all functions can better use category management principles to drive business benefits.

  • Networking: 'Getting on with people'

    Multiple dates and venues

    Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass on the topic of Networking, delivered by our expert guest speaker - Nick Davies.

  • Advanced category management

    12 May 2015 - 13 May 2015, Watford

    IGD's two day simulation game workshop will enable you to understand how to turn the theory of category management into growth plans for your organisation.

  • Getting started in the online channel

    14 May 2015, Watford

    Be at the forefront of developments in the online channel and maximise the opportunities for your business with this stimulating and thought provoking one-day workshop.

  • Developing a customer focused supply chain

    14 May 2015, Watford

    This interactive one day workshop explores the needs of retail and wholesale customers, and how suppliers can respond to develop a more customer centric supply chain strategy. This workshop includes a session with a senior supply chain leader from a UK retailer.

  • Account Manager to Business Manager

    19 May 2015 - 20 May 2015, Watford

    A high energy and highly interactive two day workshop that will give you the insight into the skills that will enable you to make the transition from account manager to business manager.

  • Building your convenience strategy

    21 May 2015, Watford

    A one day workshop designed to help you improve your understanding of convenience and make the most of this key strategic opportunity.

  • Successful category management

    20 May 2015 - 21 May 2015, Watford

    This popular two day workshop will ensure you understand and are able to implement the core principles and techniques our industry uses to develop effective category plans.

  • Convenience Summit 2015

    04 June 2015, London

    Our new Convenience Summit takes place in London on 4 June 2015. Designed to provide a total channel view, this incorporates our Symbol and Convenience conferences into one must-attend event. Plus this year we're adding retailer breakouts, so there will also be even more networking opportunities, both on the day and at our new evening reception.

  • Delivering shopper engagement

    03 June 2015 - 04 June 2015, TBC, Watford

    Discover how to put the shopper at the heart of brand, category, retail and commercial decision making with this comprehensive and practical two day workshop. You'll learn about the shopper journey, explore different research methods and develop techniques to improve shopper engagement.

  • Leading Edge Getting Started 2015

    Multiple dates and venues

    A free half-day event taking place on two dates, 4 June in Leeds and 10 June in London, for those with up to two or three years' experience in the industry. An afternoon of energised, engaging and informative learning opportunities, packed with industry knowledge and expertise.

  • Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit 2015

    23 June 2015 - 24 June 2015, London

    The largest event of its kind in Europe, the 20th annual Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit will bring together top speakers from leading retailers and manufacturers, sharing their latest insights and case study examples of the cutting-edge solutions being explored and implemented in the retail sector.

  • Winning Customer Teams

    Multiple dates and venues

    If you have ever asked yourself, “Why does our competition seem to gain that additional listing or promotion at our expense?” It could just be that they have in place a ‘winning customer team’. Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass where you will explore what is required to have winning customer teams.

  • Faster, effective commercial decision making

    25 June 2015, Watford

    A one day workshop designed to provide those in commercially focused roles with the knowledge and tools to ensure better, quicker and more informed commercial decision making, by building confidence and maximising returns for their organisations.

  • Turning data into insight

    30 June 2015, TBC, Watford

    This interactive one day workshop takes you through the end-to-end process from identifying the information you need, through to delivering actionable insights.

  • Building your multichannel strategy

    30 June 2015, Watford

    A one day workshop designed to take you out of the day-to-day and explore in detail the world of multichannel retailing.

  • Successful joint business planning

    28 July 2015, Watford

    An energising one day workshop designed to offer practical help in planning and preparing joint business plans, whether you are new to this way of working or just need to take time out and look at what you do in a different light.

  • Leading Edge Annual Conference 2015

    08 September 2015, London

    The Leading Edge Annual Conference on 8 September 2015 is a FREE personal development and industry insight training day.

  • The Co-operative Trade Briefing 2015

    24 September 2015, Manchester

    IGD is delighted to announce details of The Co-operative Trade Briefing 2015, taking place on 24 September in Manchester, this event is a key opportunity to hear from the leadership team, understand how it is delivering the strategy and what this means for you as a current or potential supplier to The Co-operative.

  • Wholesaling 2015

    30 September 2015, London

    Wholesaling 2015 will feature speakers from across the chain and will showcase the latest innovations and successful strategies to inform and inspire your business plans, as well as highlighting new approaches to target growth in 2016 and beyond.

  • IGD Convention 2015

    06 October 2015, London

    The IGD Convention is the highlight of the food and grocery calendar, bringing together leaders from across the industry to debate the big issues impacting shoppers and businesses. Book early to take advantage of the early bird discount.

  • IGD Awards 2015

    06 October 2015

    Reward and celebrate the best of food and grocery and enjoy mixing with more than 700 guests from the industry at the IGD Awards 2015.

  • Booths Trade Briefing 2015

    13 October 2015, Manchester

    IGD is pleased to announce details of the Booths Trade Briefing. It offers a key opportunity for current and potential suppliers to catch up with the plans, and evolution, of this unique business, and network with key contacts.

  • Online & Digital Summit 2015

    20 October 2015 - 21 October 2015, London

    IGD's Online & Digital Summit 2015 is an unmissable two-day event which brings you updates on retailers’ key priorities, some of the best digital marketing innovations, plus how suppliers are navigating the online environment.

  • Supply Chain Summit 2015

    11 November 2015, London

    Taking place on 11 November 2015, IGD’s Supply Chain Summit is the leading FMCG event for supply chain professionals. Now in its 16th year, the event brings together supply chain and distribution directors with their teams to understand the big supply chain issues affecting our sector. Book your places here.

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