About the Event

March 6 – March 8, 2017

2017 State of the Industry Conference


Bringing confectionery industry leaders together to learn from powerful keynote speakers on important issues facing the industry, to keep abreast of the state of the industry, to gain insights to apply to their businesses and network with industry peers.



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2017 List of attendees

Event Highlights

  • State of the Industry
  • Retail Channel Outlook
  • Digital Revolution
  • Marketing to Millennials
  • Economic Outlook
  • Political Outlook and its Impact on Business
  • Retail Landscape
  • Consumer Insights
  • The Customer Experience
  • Demographic Outlook: Opportunities for Confectionery
Who's Coming

Katherine A. Clark

Capol LLC

Kennith Fries

CROSSMARK

Bud Damberg

Goetze's Candy Company, Inc.

Janine J. Smith

The Hershey Company

William McDonald

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

All Attendees