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See hundreds of photos from the 2013 Innovation Expo on the Wisconsin Grocers Association facebook page.

Brandon Scholz, WGA President and CEO.



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TENTATIVE SEMINARS: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

1:00 pm DATCP Inspections
Wisconsin Department of Trade & Consumer Protection (DATCP) oversees Weights and Measures and Food Safety. Learn what to expect from an inspection when an inspector walks in your door.

2:00 pm Center Store and More! Please watch for more information on this seminar.

3:00 pm GMO and YOU Consumers are hearing a lot of hype on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and the food supply. Learn the facts and tips to assist with your customer's concerns.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

8:30 am Data Breach It's happens to the big box stores. It happens to the little guys. It's happening. A panel of experts help you protect your business and your customers with tips to keep the cyber predator at bay.

9:45 am Industry Keynote Speaker - National speaker to discuss grocery industry trends and future forecasts. Watch for more details to develop.

WISCONSIN GROCERY INDUSTRY TRADE SHOW Noon - 4:00 pm, October 15, 2014

Lots of fun is to be had on the Grocery Industry Trade Show including sampling many different foods and beverages, information from service providers, networking with retailers and vendors, winners of booth prizes and more! The Wisconsin Grocers Trade Show WILL be sold out before the show!! 18 Booths are still available.






Sponsorship Information Click here or contact CHERYL LYTLE at (608) 244-7150 or cheryl@wisconsingrocers.com to customize a plan.

REGISTER TODAY! Online Registration - click here | Paper Registration - download here

Kalahari Resort $102 Room Rate until Sept 5, 2014 | 1305 Kalahari Drive, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

GROCERY CHALLENGES Join in the fun of one or both of the grocery challenges featured during the WGA's Innovation Expo.
Promotion Contest - click here for entry form   Win prize money for your store's best promotion between September 2013 - September 2014!  Summarize your promotion on a poster board and bring it to the WGA's Innovation Expo on Wednesday, October 15th.  Projects will  be on display during the Grocery Industry Trade Show and attendees will vote on their favorite promotion.  $200, $150, and $100 in prize money and bragging rights are on the line.  Let us know to save space for your project by completing the entry form found by clicking here
Great Wisconsin Bag-Off Contest - click here for entry form.

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