Facts and figures

The 2012 NEW Leadership Forum will bring together some 900 industry leaders to experience three dynamic keynote speakers; three workshop tracks for emerging leaders, mid-level leaders and senior executives; and an all-star c-suite panel discussing the critical role of women in retail. A bonus NEW Leadership Academy supersession and related roundtable of experts will offer advice on "Facilitating Challenging Conversations.” Social and networking opportunities include the Regional Awards Gala, with cocktail party, awards banquet and afterparty; the Summit luncheon; and breakfast.

The cost-benefit

What it would cost your company

$75,000 3 keynote speakers

$30,000 6 professionally led workshops

$10,000 NEW Leadership Academy

$5,000 Networking workshop

$5,000* Dinner and reception

$3,000* Breakfast and luncheon

PricelessIndustry networking

*Estimate based on 20 persons. Typical market values cited,
not actual amounts.

The industry’s leading organizations send their teams to the Summit year after year because this one-of-kind event provides outstanding return on investment. It would cost your organization thousands of dollars per person to deliver the education, networking and amenities the Summit provides for just $695 (early-bird rate).

Who should attend

Emerging leaders
Mid-level leaders
Senior executives
Retailers
Consumer products companies
Men who lead women
HR executives
D&I officers

Reviews

from last year’s Summit

98% would recommend it
97% said it was useful to their jobs
97% found it inspiring
91% said it provided excellent ROI
90% said they made great contacts

Profile

of last year’s attendees

35% Educated

Post-graduate degree

60% Experienced

11 years in industry or more

82% Senior-level

Director or above

82% In their prime

Age 26-49

Source: Survey of 266 Summit attendees, September 2011.

Who you’ll meet

Accenture
Acosta
Ahold USA
American Licorice Company
Balance Innovations
Boston Consulting Group
Brookshire Grocery Company
Brown-Forman
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Capgemini
Cardtronics
Catalina Marketing
CBA Industries Inc.
Church & Dwight Co.
Clarkston Consulting
Clif Bar & Company
The Clorox Company
The Coca-Cola Company
Colgate-Palmolive
ConAgra Foods
Continental Mills
Costco Wholesale
Coty Inc.
Coupons Inc
Crossmark
CVS Caremark Corporation
Dannon

Daymon Worldwide
Dean Foods
Del Monte Foods
Delhaize America
Deloitte
Dominion Enterprises
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
dunnhumby USA
E.&J. Gallo Winery
Family Dollar
General Mills
Georgia Pacific
Giant Food Stores
GlaxoSmithKline
Hershey Company
Hillshire Brands
Hormel Foods Corporation
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
Jamba Juice
The J.M. Smucker Co.
Jel Sert Company
JOH
Johnson & Johnson
Kalypso
Kellogg Company
Keurig Incorporated
KeyImpact Sales & Systems

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kings Super Markets
Kraft Foods
The Kroger Co.
MARS Advertising
Melitta USA
Mercury Retail Services
MillerCoors
Nestlé Purina PetCare
Nestlé Waters
Novartis
PepsiCo
PetSmart
Procter & Gamble
S.C. Johnson & Son
Safeway
Schreiber Foods
Schwan's Consumer Brands
Starbucks Coffee Company
SUPERVALU
Tampico Beverages
Unilever
Valassis
Walgreen Co.
Walmart Stores
WhiteWave Foods
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

Partial list of companies represented last year

Grand Sponsors

Summit Sponsors

CVS Caremark

 

 

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