Innovation Expo



October 11 & 12, 2016
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Milwaukee, WI
 

Innovation Expo - WINNERS!

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    CADE LAMBRECHT, Festival Foods - Appleton won 1st Place in Great Wisconsin Bag-Off!

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    L to R: 3rd Place, RACHEL MARTIN, Larry's Piggly Wiggly. 2nd Place, EMMA PIEPENBROK, Metcalfe Market - Hilldale, Madison. 1st Place, CADE LAMBRECHT, Festival Foods - Appleton

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    PAM COY, Viking Village, won 2 full registrations to the NGA Show! Thank you National Grocers Association!

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    BRIAN HASS, Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly (center) won the Acuity Ipad and photo with Matt Lepay, Randy Nitsch, Ron Dayne and Brandon Scholz.

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    MARK STINEBRINK, Stinebrink's Piggly Wiggly, won the PAC Raffle for a $1500 Cabela's Gift Certificate. Sponsored by John's Refrigeration.

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    GREG HANSEN, Hansen's IGA, won expense paid trip to Day in Washington DC!

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    LORI FOX, Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly, won $100 in Trade Show Cash!

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  • Megan Olsen won $100 Trade Show Cash!

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    MEGAN OLSEN, Olsen's Piggly Wiggly, won $100 Trade Show Cash!

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    Check for Winners & Donations under Foundation Fundraisers!

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WI GROCERY TRADE SHOW - 2016         Photo Review


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sponsored by:
Pinpoint Software logo
Sponsor Contact Information

INNOVATION HAPPY HOUR - 2016         Photo Review

GREAT WI BAG-OFF - 2016         Photo Review

Sponsored by:
GREAT WISCONSIN BAG-OFF
October 12, 2016
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by:   Lipari Foods

2016 Bag-Off Winners

1st Place     Cade Lambrecht, Festival Foods, Appleton
2nd Place     Emma Piepenbrok, Metcalfe Markets - Hilldale
3rd Place      Rachel Marktin, Larry's Piggly Wiggly, Little Chute

EXPO EDUCATION         Presentations Available!

SCHEDULE & SEMINARS

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Active Shooter  by Glenn Rehberg, WI Dept of Justice
Watch for presentation video soon! 

 Succession Planning by John Loew, BakerTilly
       Presentation

Rise of Healthy Marketing by Katie Martin, Progressive Grocer

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

     Retaining Millennials  by Jerry O'Brien,
University of WI - Madison 

    Tracking Trends That Matter  by Todd Hale
                           Presentation


CHAIRMAN'S BANQUET & AWARD WINNERS

2016 WGA AWARDS

Please join us in recognizing and rewarding those who continuously go above and beyond the call of duty, by congratulating the 2016 WGA Award Winners!  

Click on the honoree names to view their biography and information about their surprise award announcement.

2016 EXCELLENCE IN OPERATIONS

Albrecht's Delafield Market

Pat Barnes
Fox Brother's Piggly Wiggly


The Vendor of the Year award recognizes one vendor for their many contributions as a grocery industry partner, helping grocers strategically merchandise products and increase sales in one or multiple store categories. 

2016 VENDOR OF THE YEAR



The Community Service award recognizes those who go above and beyond for their community. 

2016 COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

New London Festival Foods

Capitol Centre Market & Lake Mills Market
 
Pierce's Markets

Trig's, Minocqua

Gooseberries Fresh Food Market


MARK YOUR 2017 CALENDAR!!

Watch For Special Announcement 
April 2017!! 
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