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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.

Multichannel Supply Chain 2015

Multichannel Supply Chain 2015

19 March 2015

IGD's new conference, Multichannel Supply Chain 2015, is relevant for retailers, manufacturers and service providers alike. You will hear from and understand the requirements of retailers in each of the hot channels, how suppliers are addressing the challenges and meeting customers' needs, and a chance to network with your multichannel supply chain professionals.

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Upcoming events

  • Sainsbury's Trade Briefing 2015

    27 January 2015, London

    IGD is pleased to announce details of the 2015 Sainsbury’s Trade Briefing. With new leadership under Mike Coupe, a fast changing market in how and where shoppers buy their groceries, and new ventures underway such as bringing Netto back to the UK market, there is lots to hear about and discuss.

  • Powering through pressure

    Multiple dates and venues

    Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass on the topic of 'Powering through pressure' delivered by our expert guest speaker - Bruce Hoverd from Managing Pressure.

  • Generating actionable insights

    28 January 2015 - 29 January 2015, Watford

    A two day interactive course designed to help you get the most value out of your data and turn it into actionable insight and drive strategic and tactical plans.

  • Successful category management

    04 February 2015 - 05 February 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.

  • Building your convenience strategy

    10 February 2015, Watford

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

  • Account Manager to Business Manager

    11 February 2015 - 12 February 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.

  • Influencing: Using the power of storytelling

    Multiple dates and venues

    Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass on the topic of influencing, delivered by our expert guest speaker - Simon Arrowsmith of Growth the People

  • Developing a customer focused supply chain

    24 February 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.

  • Asda Trade Briefing 2015

    26 February 2015, Harrogate

    IGD's Asda Trade Briefing 2015 is an unrivalled opportunity to hear from Andy Clarke, Barry Williams, Andrew Moore and the Asda Category Directors as they set out the strategy ahead and outline how suppliers can work more effectively with the Asda business.

  • Advanced category management

    25 February 2015 - 26 February 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.

  • Delivering shopper engagement

    25 February 2015 - 26 February 2015, Hilton 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.

  • Successful account management

    04 March 2015 - 05 March 2015, Watford

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

  • Building your discount strategy

    12 March 2015, Watford

    This interactive workshop is for those suppliers who currently work with the discounters or are looking to develop or expand their relationships with this group of retailers.

  • Webinar: 5 Excel functions that will change your life

    12 March 2015

    In this webinar Emily John will teach you the 5 most important Excel functions you need to use on a daily basis – shortcuts that could save you hours at your desk every week.

  • Building your multichannel strategy

    17 March 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.

  • Multichannel Supply Chain 2015

    19 March 2015, London

    IGD's new conference, Multichannel Supply Chain 2015, is relevant for retailers, manufacturers and service providers alike. You will hear from and understand the requirements of retailers in each of the hot channels, how suppliers are addressing the challenges and meeting customers' needs, and a chance to network with your multichannel supply chain professionals.

  • Category leadership - coming soon in 2015

    24 March 2015 - 25 March 2015

    A new ground-breaking workshop has been designed to provide you with the process and tools to create genuine category leadership in your business.

  • 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.

  • Turning data into insight

    22 April 2015, 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.

  • Tesco Trade Briefing 2015

    30 April 2015, London

    IGD's Tesco Trade Briefing is a crucial event in the calendar for Tesco suppliers, and an unrivalled opportunity to understand how Tesco is changing, progress made and the priorities ahead.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Leading Edge Getting Started 2015

    Multiple dates and venues

    Free events on 4 and 10 June exclusive for those new to the food and consumer goods industry, providing great free personal development and industry insight training to help your new recruits kick-start their careers.

  • 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.

  • 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 Convention 2015

    08 September 2015, London

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

  • The Co-operative Trade Briefing 2015

    24 September 2015

    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.

  • 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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Sainsbury's Trade Briefing 2015

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Generating actionable insights

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