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2012 State of the Industry Conference

February 26 - 29, 2012
Fontainebleau Resort | Miami, FL

The 2012 State of the Industry Conference was the largest in NCA's 128-year history.


The Consumer Today - The Consumer Tomorrow

NCA has specifically designed this conference for executive leaders among the confectionery and retail industry to come together to refine business strategies as well as to gain understanding on issues impacting your company. Learn from leading experts and network among your industry peers, and take home the “know how” to put these insights in action with your company, employees and key customers.

*Click on the photos below to view further information about each speaker  

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Randi Zuckerberg

R to Z Media

(Formerly

Facebook)

 

Jeb Bush

Former Governor

of Florida

 

Darcy Miller

Martha Stewart

Living

Omnimedia

 

Jeff Hansberry

Starbucks &

Seattle's Best

Coffee

 
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Stuart Varney

Host, Fox News'

Varney &

Company

 

Dennis Snow

Walt Disney

World Company

 

Adrienne Weiss

Adrienne Weiss  

Corporation

 

Walter Zimmermann
United - ICAP

 

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view the conference brochure

                 
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Tom Robinson
Robinson Oil

 Corporation

   Jeremy Gutsche

TrendHunter.com

  Jim Lecinski

Google, Inc.

   Michael Sansolo

Sansolo

Solutions, LLC

   
                 
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   Adam Gertler

Host, Kid in a

Candy Store

     Lee Linthicum

Euromonitor

International

 

Barry Callebaut

AG

        Gary Guittard

Guittard Chocolate

Company

   
               
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Jacques Torres
Jacques Torres 
Chocolates

 

Hasty Torres

Madame Chocolat

 

Colonel Daniel Lecce

United States

Marine Corps

 
Mars Chocolate 
North America
   

More than 500 industry leaders and key retailers from all channels of trade attend to gain valuable insights and ideas to apply to their businesses while networking with industry peers. Attendees will gain further insights about the following:

  • State of the Confectionery Industry
  • Economic Outlook
  • The Consumer Landscape in the Changing Economy
  • The Global Chocolate Industry
  • Political Landscape & its Impact on Business
  • How Marketing Can Leverage Consumer Wisdom
  • Delivering World Class Customer Service
  • Leverage Your Social Media to Connect with Your Customers
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation & Customer Obsession
  • America's Promise in Uncertain Times
  • The Convenience Channels Response to Tomorrow's Consumer
  • What the Zero Moment of Truth Means for Marketing
  • Building a World Class Brand

Questions? Contact Libby Taylor or call 202.534.1440 ext. 112