Events

WGA Events

WGA's Innovation Expo 
October 11 & 12, 2016
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino,  Milwaukee, WI
                                                                                            
Win Big at this year's WGA Innovation Expo. It’s a great event for grocers to learn more about current topics affecting the industry and their business; network with peers and vendors; enjoy grocery industry contests; check out new and proven products on the Wisconsin Grocer trade show; and recognize the many honorees during the Chairman’s Banquet. There is not another event like this for grocers in Wisconsin!
WGA's Grocery Industry Golf Outing
June 8, 2016, Evergreen Golf Club, Elkhorn, WI 

The WGA’s Grocery Industry Golf Outing is the only grocery industry event of its kind in Wisconsin, where retail owners and store managers from around the state will be in attendance. Retailers will be teamed up with distribution centers, brokers, manufacturers and suppliers to enjoy a wonderful day of golf, sample products, network with the industry and enjoy many challenges to raise funds for the WGA Education & Scholarship Foundation and the WGA. 
 
FMI Connect Show 
June 20-23, 2016
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois 

If It's Out There, It's In Here. FMI Connect is the new FMI show, redesigned to connect the industry and inspire the future of food retail like never before. FMI Connect will bring together 15,000 participants and 900 exhibitors from every channel of food retail to uncover solutions for the entire store and every aspect of the business. 
Grocers In The Capitol Day 
Watch for 2017 date!
Madison, WI

Issues that affect your business and the grocery industry in Wisconsin are currently being debated at the State Capitol. Grocers In The Capitol Day is a perfect venue to learn about the issues and ask questions. Hear from legislative leaders including Assembly Speaker Robin Vos. Then let your voice be heard at the State Capitol during meetings with your elected officials to discuss issues that impact your business. 
NGA Show 
February 12 - 15, 2017
Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, NV 

The National Grocers Association concluded its 2016 NGA Show with record attendance and a larger expo floor, which featured six partner pavilions. Over 3,100 independent grocery retailers and wholesalers, and other Show participants attended the conference, while close to 400 industry partners displayed their latest products and services on the EXPO floor. Click here for more information on the National Grocers Association’s annual convention. 

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