2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo Education Sessions- PDF Archive

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Discovery Theater

TUESDAY, MAY 24

12:00 p.m.
Consumer Trends in Food Transparency & Simplicity
Maryellen Molyneaux, Natural Marketing Institute

2:00 p.m.
Multi-Cultural Snacking: The Impact of Changing Demographics
John Burn, Geometry Global

3:00 p.m.
Leveraging Today’s Developing Retail Technologies
Gary Hawkins, Center for Advancing Retail & Technology, LLC (CART)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

10:00 a.m.
Connecting with Consumers via In-Store Dietitians
Maribel Alchin, Meijer; and Jim Dudlicek, Progressive Grocer

11:00 a.m.
Emerging Flavor Trends for 2016 and Beyond: Insights & Sampling
Kelli Heinz, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.

12:00 p.m.
Making the Pitch: Is Innovation your Competitive Edge? Ask the Retailer
Michael Sansolo, Sansolo Solutions

1:00 p.m.
The State of the Snack Industry 2016
Sally Lyons Wyatt, IRI

Sweet Insights Theater

TUESDAY, MAY 24

1:00 p.m.
Winning Omni-Channel Shoppers in their Micro-Moments
Amy Margolies, Google, Inc.

2:00 p.m.
Evolution of Specialty Snacking – From Treat to Meal
Kora Lazarski, SPINS, LLC.

3:00 p.m.
Global New Item Innovations: Candy & Snacks
Tom Vierhile, Canadean

4:00 p.m.
What’s Next in Insights Activation: Category Management 2.0
Blaine Ross, Category Management Association

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

12:00 p.m.
Unplanned Purchases in an Online World
Craig Elston, The Integer Group®

1:00 p.m.
Delighting Today’s “Food Engaged” Consumer
Chris Crocker, Specialty Food Association; and Denise Purcell, Specialty Food Association

2:00 p.m.
Activating Seasons Beyond Seasons
Larry Levin, IRI Worldwide

THURSDAY, MAY 26

11:00 a.m.
Winning Shoppers with Informed Choice and Responsibility
Larry Wilson, NCA; and Cam
Cloeter, Impulse Marketing Company

11:30 a.m.
Retailer Impact Forum – Responsible Merchandising
Michael Sansolo, Sansolo Solutions; Larry Wilson, NCA; and Cam Cloeter, Impulse Marketing Company

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