News & Events

GMA is frequently an active voice in some of the most popular issues and stories surrounding the food, beverage and consumer goods industry. We also provide a host of educational conferences and training programs throughout the year. Find out more on all of the latest GMA news and 2016 events below.

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GMA Releases 2017 IT Benchmarking Report: Accelerating Digital Innovation in CPG Industry

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released a new report conducted and written by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on how consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies can face the challenges of digital disruption and thrive in the new digital marketplace.  “As the e-commerce and digital landscape evolves with rapid speed, CPG companies must update their digital tactics and meet the growing needs of the tech-savvy consumer,” says Keith Olscamp, GMA.

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GMA Statement on Passage of Historic Tax Reform Bill

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement today from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on the final passage of tax reform: “This is the most significant piece of tax reform legislation in 30 years. It will help spur job creation within the grocery manufacturing industry and provide tax relief for working families.  The food, beverage, and consumer products industry has long urged action to fix our broken tax system, which must.

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Food and Agriculture Trade in the Asia Pacific – Facilitating Trade and Driving Growth

By: Melissa San Miguel- Senior Director, Global Strategies-Multilateral Affairs Each November, the leaders of 21 of the world’s fastest-growing economies from both sides of the Pacific gather at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Annual Leaders Meeting to set the agenda for trade and growth in the region. Fair trade in the Asia-Pacific region is […]

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3 Ways CIOs Can Lead A Transformation In Grocery Manufacturing

This piece originally ran on By: Matthew Campbell & Evan Kelly Managing Director; Director, Consumer Goods & Services-Accenture Remember how straightforward the groceries business used to be? Manufacturers navigated a well-trodden path of monitoring supply-side size and scale, distributing inventory as widely and inexpensively as possible, and watching the profits flow in. It was a […]

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GMA Legal Conference 2018

New Orleans, LA/United States

February 27 2018

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GMA Science Forum 2018

Washington, DC/United States

March 26 2018

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