Grocery Shop Events
September 15-18, 2019
Venetian Hotel Las Vegas, NV
Senior Writer: Kamilah Johnson
The Leading Event for Grocery & CPG Innovation: Disruptive Trends, Technologies & Business Models. SEPTEMBER 15-18, 2019, VENETIAN, LAS VEGAS. Groceryshop was founded by the team that created the world’s largest retail conference, Shoptalk. Groceryshop launched in 2018 with a staggering 2,200+ attendees and immediately became the leading event for innovation in grocery and CPG. This year the event increased and sold out all the tickets to 3,000 attendees. Companies that attend Groceryshop include both established and startup CPG brands, supermarkets, c-stores, drug stores, discount stores, ecommerce players, warehouse clubs, and non-traditional grocery retailers. Groceryshop brings together the industry’s community of leaders from across a wide range of job titles, including digital and ecommerce, marketing, technology, merchandising, supply chain and store operations.
Groceryshop gives the platform for retailers to know how consumers are shopping- let’s be innovative! Consumers concerns and needs are addressed—from discounts, shopping experiences in store and online. Consumers, too, are driving change across the sector, demanding products that are healthier for their bodies and the environment, and that support their unique lifestyles. This trend has affected almost every category across grocery and CPG, including fresh, frozen and packaged foods; personal, home and pet care; and beauty. Retailers and brands attend Groceryshop to learn about the latest technologies, trends and business models as well as to collaborate with peers, startups, tech companies, investors, real estate operators and others in an open, friendly environment. This platform gives access to over 200 CEOs and top named executives of brand named companies to assist with the wealth of wisdom. More than 300 companies exhibited at Groceryshop 2019 and the Hosted Retailers & Brands Program will curate approx. 5,000 onsite meetings. They also held an Emerging Technology Spotlight for startups. In this program, 20 early-stage companies have an opportunity to present their transformative grocery technologies on stage--they also receive a travel stipend and space in the Exhibit Hall to showcase their solutions. And as “the leading event for innovation in grocery and CPG,” the Groceryshop conference is sure to reveal the latest trends to strengthen reputation, increase engagement and drive growth for our clients.