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Don’t miss the opportunity to join your food industry colleagues at the largest annual gathering of the California grocery industry. Take advantage of Early Bird registration rates by registering today.

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Schedule

The CGA Strategic Conference offers three days of insightful educational sessions, nightly networking events and dedicated time for hundreds of pre-schedule, one-on-one meetings with your key business partners.

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Speakers

To address the rapid pace of change in today’s grocery industry, CGA has assembled an impressive line-up of forward-thinking experts to help identify the emerging trends and develop new approaches for your businesses.

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Schedule

The CGA Strategic Conference offers three days of insightful educational sessions, nightly networking events and dedicated time for hundreds of pre-schedule, one-on-one meetings with your key business partners.

Learn More

Don’t miss the opportunity to join your food industry colleagues at the largest annual gathering of the California grocery industry. Take advantage of Early Bird registration rates by registering today.

Register Now

Speakers

To address the rapid pace of change in today’s grocery industry, CGA has assembled an impressive line-up of forward-thinking experts to help identify the emerging trends and develop new approaches for your businesses.

Learn More
Meet California's

Top Retailers

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  • gelsons
  • stater
  • superior
  • Whole Foods logo
  • Save Mart logo
  • food4less
  • NGMarket
  • costco
  • Albertsons logo
  • vallarta
  • Raley's logo
  • cardenas
  • bristol
  • smartandfinal
  • rio
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  • elSuper
  • holiday
  • superafoods
  • marval
  • 99Cents
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  • Jensens-logo-2013
  • bestway
  • bigsaver
  • numerouno
  • primetime

Stand Out.
Be a True and Authentic Original.

Traditional grocery? Meet non-traditional thinking. A place where one-size-fits-all is being replaced by one-size-fits-one. A place where true value is derived from expressing your true values.

With today’s fragmented shopping reality, customers are looking for a different kind of retail relationship. Omni-connected consumers are embracing the companies and brands that express and demonstrate their values. How retailers define themselves is as important as the products on their shelves and the prices they charge. Truthfulness, integrity, sincerity, individuality, and openness are the new currencies that creates loyal customer connections – in-store and on-line.

Join your industry colleagues on this mind-expanding, purposeful journey into the next generation of grocery retailing.

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California Grocers

CGA is a non-profit, statewide trade association representing over 400 retail members operating more than 6,000 food stores in California and Nevada, and approximately 200 grocery supplier companies.
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Why Attend?

The CGA Strategic Conference offers one of the most productive business events of the year. Watch the CGA Strategic Conference video to learn what it’s all about!
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Illuminators

Many thanks to The Illuminators for their continued, generous support of the CGA Strategic Conference by providing the outstanding conference meal functions and contributing to the evening social events.
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California Grown

New for 2014, the CGA Strategic Conference has been expanded to include California growers and producers of fresh and perishable products.

Thanks to

Our Sponsors

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  • C&S Wholesale Grocers logo
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  • Command Packaging
  • Hershey
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  • kraft
  • miller
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  • pg
  • pepsico
  • unilever
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