Events

WGA Events

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. 

Grocers In The Capitol Day 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Park Hotel
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. 
FMI Future Leaders Conference
June 11 - 13, 2017
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois 

Future Leaders is the industry's premier executive training program. From hands-on workshops to info-packed general sessions an perspective-building keynotes, Future Leaders delivers an ideal, interactive learning experience. 

It's about the future of your company: invest in your team, equip your leaders, build morale and achieve goals. 
WGA's Grocery Industry Golf Outing
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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. 
 
WGA's Innovation Expo 
October 17 & 18, 2017
Hyatt Regency & KI Center
Green Bay, 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!
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