Summit facts and figures

The Network is marking its 10th anniversary with an all-new learning and networking event featuring a thousand industry leaders, more than a dozen breakouts and keynotes, one leadership panel, NEW Leadership Academy, optional Corporate Athlete half-day and our first-ever industry Red Carpet Hall of Fame Awards dinner, reception and afterparty.

10 reasons to attend

1. Get ready for the next 10 years of change
2. Bring your team to learn and bond together
3. Renew relationships and establish new industry contacts
4. Raise your visibility in cpg/retail
5. Take your career to the next level
6. World-class content, including more than a dozen breakouts and keynotes
7. Bonus NEW Leadership Academy workshops
8. Optional Corporate Athlete® half-day event
9. Meet the industry’s diversity champions and promote diversity
10. Recharge, renew and return with new ideas and inspiration

What it would cost
your organization

12 professionally led breakouts $60,000
Keynote speakers $50,000
Dinner and reception $5,000*
Breakfast and luncheon $3,000*
Industry networking Priceless

*Estimate based on catering for 20 persons.

The cost-benefit

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 amenities, education and networking the Summit provides for just $645 (early-bird rate).

Who attends

Senior-level leaders
Retail executives
Manufacturer executives
Emerging leaders
Men who lead women
HR executives and line managers
Diversity and inclusion officers
Good leaders who want to be great


Acosta Inc.
Advantage Sales & Marketing
Bi-Lo Inc.
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Clorox Company
Coca-Cola Company
ConAgra Foods
CVS Caremark
Dean Foods
Delhaize America
E&J Gallo
Family Dollar Stores

Nestlé Waters
Newell Rubbermaid
Nielsen Company
Novartis Consumer Health
Procter & Gamble
Sam’s Club
SC Johnson
Schwan’s Consumer Brands
Stop & Shop / Giant
Target Corporation
Walmart Stores
White Wave Foods
—partial list of last year’s attendees

Food Lion
General Mills
Georgia Pacific
Hershey Company
Hormel Foods
Jel-Sert Company
J.M. Smucker Company
Johnson & Johnson
Kellogg Company
Kraft Foods
The Kroger Co.
Lance Inc.
Mass Connections
Melitta USA
Nestlé Purina PetCare


What attendees say

93% would recommend Summit to their colleagues
90% said it was useful to their business
85% said the Summit provided outstanding ROI

Survey of Summit attendees, September 2010

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Foundation sponsors

Grand sponsors

AccentureDeloitteThe Kroger Co.
Ahold USAGeneral MillsUnilever
CotyJohnson & JohnsonWalgreen Company
Delhaize GroupKellogg CompanyWhite Wave

Anniversary sponsors

CrossmarkEJ GalloNestlé Waters
CVS CaremarkThe Hershey CompanyStarbucks

Special thanks

One Source IndustriesLynx Hispanic MarketingPublix
Image BaseDFV Wines