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2019 Commissary Roundtable & Appreciation Golf Tournament 16.05.19 - 17.05.19

 
 
 
 
 
May 16th, 2019 - May 17th, 2019
All Day Event
Event Details:  

2019 Commissary Roundtable
May 16-17, 2019
Westin Richmond
Richmond, VA

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Just Announced!
The Payment Process Changes is now a general session event!  Due to the increased attendee interested on this topic, ALA, in cooperation with DeCA, have moved this session into the "big tent", offering all attendees the opportunity to hear this vital presentation.  Be ready with your questions!   Q&A will be at the end of the presentation on Friday morning. 

One Day Registration
Register for Just Friday Morning and Attend the Payment Process Changes Session!

Someone in your company not registered for the Roundtable, but needs to attend the Payment Process Changes session? They can now register for just one day! ALA members, and employees of ALA member companies, can download the One Day (Friday) Registration form, and attend the Roundtable on Friday morning only, including the Payment Proces Changes session.
Download the Agenda for details. 

Have you heard about our Friday morning featured speaker? 
Meet Mr. Mark Baum of FMI:
   

Mr. Baum will brief attendees on the premier grocery industry research, including: statistics on industry trends, habits of today’s grocery shoppers, the grocery revolution, the role of technology in shopping, financial performance of major grocery players, operational and store level benchmarks, and strategic and competitive insights.

Mark Baum is the Senior Vice President of Industry Relations and Chief Collaboration Officer for the Food Marketing Institute. In this role, Mr. Baum engages retailer, manufacturer, supplier, and service provider CEOs to further trading partner collaboration, leading to operational improvements and growth opportunities across all segments of the food retail supply chain. Prior to joining FMI, Mr. Baum was a Managing Partner of MARCAT Group, LLC a consulting/advisory firm specializing in business, market, channel, and customer development.

 

Mr. Baum is known for his intricate knowledge of every aspect of the food, beverage and related businesses, and is recognized among the foremost experts in the design, management, and execution of strategy, sales, marketing, and merchandising activities throughout the industry. Previously, Baum was a Partner & Managing Director of the CPG/Retail Practice at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants (NASDAQ: DTPI), now owned by Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP (PwC). Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). Formerly, Mr. Baum was the President & CEO of the Association of Sales & Marketing Companies (ASMC). He joined GMA in 2001 after leading the merger with ASMC.

 

Earlier in his career, Mr. Baum served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Retail Insights, a division of Maclean Hunter Media/Progressive Grocer Associates – producers of Supermarket Insights, Convenience Store Insights and Restaurant Insights – and prior to that, held significant management positions at Food Distributors International. Mr. Baum’s career in the food, beverage, and CPG industry spans over 30 years and began at Paragon, a snack food/candy distributor in New York.

 

Mr. Baum will brief ALA Commissary Roundtable attendees on the premier grocery industry research discussing: statistics on industry trends, habits of today’s grocery shoppers, the grocery revolution, the role of technology in shopping, financial performance of major grocery players, operational and store level benchmarks, and strategic and competitive insights. 

Hotel Details:

The Westin Richmond Hotel is the headquarters hotel for this meeting, located at 6631 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230.  
 

 
 
 
 

Contacts

American Logistics Association
1101 Vermont Avenue, NW
Suite 1002
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 466-2520
Fax: (240) 823-9181
email: membership@ala-national.org