AGENDA

*Agenda subject to change.

Wednesday, November 6, 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
 
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
 
 
1:05 PM - 1:35 PM
1:05 PM - 1:35 PM

Fireside chat with Gina Acosta on celebrating 90 years as a privately-owned retailer that is willing to change with the times and encourages people to bring their authentic selves to their roles.

Rick Keyes
1:35 PM - 2:05 PM
1:35 PM - 2:05 PM
 
 
2:05 PM - 2:30 PM
2:05 PM - 2:30 PM
 
 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Beyond TikTok, how should grocers be paying attention to food- and value-centric younger consumers in the Gen Z and Gen Alpha demographics? Hear directly from young industry professionals about strategies for success now and in the not-so-distant future.

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

How community outreach, ranging from hunger relief to crisis donations to special events, has evolved and taken on greater even importance.

 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
 
 
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
 
 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
 
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
 
Thursday, November 7, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
 
 
8:00 AM - 9:05 AM
8:00 AM - 9:05 AM
 
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
 
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
 
Mary Ellen Adcock
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM
 
Tim Lowe
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
 
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Discover how leveraging AI can revolutionize loyalty, optimize profitability, and drive sustainable growth in today's evolving business landscape. Gain invaluable perspectives from industry leaders and experts, as we delve into the transformative power of AI in shaping strategies for competitive advantage.

 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
 
Kate Kowalzik
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The co-founders of e-grocer Martie trace their journey to creating the e-conscious company, and how it serves consumers while saving Earth.

Louise Fritjofsson Kari Morris
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
 
 
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
 
 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From clinics and pharmacies to food-as-medicine resources, food retailers are quickly becoming trusted resources for health and wellness.

 
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

New strategies for transforming the customer experience with layout, design, robotics and foodservice innovation.

 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
 
Friday, November 8, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
 
 
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
 
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
 
 
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM

Enhance your resilience, expand your leadership capabilities, and learn the key elements to consider when carving out your path to success. Women leaders in the grocery industry share their top skills for unlocking your potential and maximizing emotional intelligence at work.

 
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM

Current and former TWIG trailblazers discuss future of the industry and lessons learned. 

 
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

How Whole Foods works closely with suppliers around the world to make a positive impact on people, communities, the marketplace and the planet.

Alyssa Vescio
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM
 
 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 
Amy McClellan
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
 
 
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Discussion of front-line worker challenges: violence, theft, labor shortages, out of stocks, and the coping skills you need to get through it all.

 
12:30 PM - 12:35 PM
12:30 PM - 12:35 PM
 
 
12:35 PM - 6:00 PM
12:35 PM - 6:00 PM
 
 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
 
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
 
 
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
 
 

*Agenda is in EST timezone