Below are the presentations from the 2014 State of the Industry Conference, held March 2-5 in Miami, Florida.
Larry Graham, President, National Confectioners Association
The Trust Edge: What Top Leaders Have and Eight Pillars to Build It Yourself"
David Horsager, Business Strategist & Author, Horsager Leadership, Inc.
The State of the Industry
Leslie Liss, Vice President Commercial Solutions, dunnhumbyUSA
Larry Wilson, Vice President of Customer Relations, National Confectioners Association
Grow: How Ideals Power Growth & Profit at the World's Largest Companies
Jim Stengel, President & CEO, The Jim Stengel Company, and former GMO, Proctor & Gamble
Confectionery Leadership Awards
Tim Erceg, Purchasing Specialist, Hy-Vee, Inc.
Jamal Parker, Senior Buyer, Candy & Snacks, Sam's Club
How to Win the Consumers of Tomorrow
Jeremy Gutsche, Founder & CEO, TrendHunter.com
Alison Bodor, Executive Vice President, National Confectioners Association
The Consumer & the Convenience Channel
Brad Call, Board of Directors, Maverik, Inc., and Chairman, NACS
Revolutionizing the Customer Experience
Greg Brown, President, UPS Retail Sector, UPS
Change Before the Change: The 2020 Retail Landscape
Dan O'Connor, President & CEO, RetailNet Group
Too Much Choice?
Dr. Barbara Kahn, Professor of Marketing & Director, Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, The Wharton School
NCA Industry Awards
Katherine Clark, Vice President of Sales, Capol LLC
Dean Spangler, Chairman of the Board, Spangler Candy Company
NCA's Annual Meeting
Bob Simpson, President & COO, Jelly Belly Candy Company, and Chairman, National Confectioners Association
Peter Blommer, President & COO, The Blommer Chocolate Company, and Vice Chairman, National Confectioners Association