Shopper Momentum

WHAT is Shopper Momentum 2010?

Shopper Momentum takes the place of the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s annual Merchandising, Sales and Marketing Conference with a fresh, forward-looking approach to merchandising, sales and marketing strategies in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.  In short, Shopper Momentum is

  • The next generation of digital marketing and social media.
  • A laboratory for trading partner collaboration and innovation.
  • The home of actionable insights and the latest consumer trends.
  • The future of merchandising, sales and marketing leadership.

WHO attends Shopper Momentum 2010?

Shopper Momentum attracts senior-level marketing and sales executives from CPG manufacturers and sales agencies and merchandising executives from all channels of retail distribution looking to network, share ideas and deepen their understanding of their trading partners' business.  The participation of industry service providers adds even greater value.

The main stage at Shopper Momentum will feature a heavy rotation of the leading thinkers and influencers in the industry today, including:

  • Charlie Davis, Vice President of Innovation, Delhaize Group
  • Scot Hendricks, Vice President, Grocery Merchandising and Procurement, The Kroger Co. 
  • Dan Portnoy, Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.
  • Nick Sorvillo, Senior Vice President, Consumer Insight and Strategy, Kraft Foods Inc.

Shopper Momentum is for executives who want to strengthen their grasp on the emerging issues impacting the industry with small, intimate workshops focused on three critical areas:

  • Sales Leadership/Collaboration
  • Actionable Insights/Consumer Trends
  • Digital Marketing/Social Media

WHY Shopper Momentum 2010?

  • Contacts: GMA events average more than 350 attendees from all corners of the industry, ensuring a robust discussion that is inclusive of all stakeholders.  Significant conference time is dedicated to facilitating networking and business meetings.
  • Content: No other merchandising, sales and marketing event designed specifically for CPG executives can deliver the breadth and depth of topics and experts featured at Shopper Momentum 2010.
  • Value: A first-rate program combined with extensive networking opportunities and amazing registration and hotel rates make Shopper Momentum 2010 one of the best conference deals in the industry.


Registration:  please contact Amanda Thackwray at 202.295.3965 or
Program content:  please contact Logan Kastner at 202.637.8065 or
Sponsorship opportunities:  please contact Jonathan Downey at 202.295.3945 or

Hotel logistics and housing:  please contact Cindy Baker at 202.295.3948 or

To ensure an open dialogue, Shopper Momentum is closed to press.