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ISMC FALL 2019

We are proud to announce that in Fall 2019 we will be having two sessions of the International Supermarket Management Class one on the West Coast and one the East Coast.

Capacity is limited, contact us or register to reserve your seat.

Armando Olleres – Retail Store Manager (CPL Group, Papua New Guinea)
“Very organized and educational.
Excellent & satisfied.”

Anthony Bramble – Retail Operations Manager (Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd., Tortola, BVI)
“There was a lot to learn. Great tools for staff & management. Will try to implement many of the programs outlined.”
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Adegbenga Sun-Basorun – Chairman (Foodco Nigeria Ltd., Nigeria)
“Very impactful and insightful. Training addresses practically all the issues in retail. Very friendly officials. Good demonstration of top-bottom and bottom-top communication.”

Steve Lamb – Grocery Manager (Kress IGA Supermarket, USA)
“Very well put together, staff was outstanding, hope to return in the future!”

Supermarket owners, regional directors, managers, supervisors and high potentials.

If you are considering a career in food retail or if you are already in the industry, you can benefit from this learning program. The knowledgeable faculty, peer learning, and networking provide a unique multi-level experience.

Pre-Class Webinar
Faculty and attendees will meet for the first time online to discuss:

  • ISMC blended learning approach
  • Online courses assignments and recommendations
  • Meet your classmates
  • Class logistics
  • Q & A

Online Training Program
All attendees will have access to the Retail Learning Institute’s Online Program, which has been specifically developed for the food retail industry. The selection of courses will be tailored to blend and complement the ISMC learning experience. The class faculty will assign some online courses and recommend others.

  • Leadership
  • People Development
  • Retail Strategy
  • Store Operations
  • Merchandising
  • Finance
  • Bakery
  • Deli / Prepare Foods
  • Meat
  • Produce

Welcome Reception and Registration
Meet the Institute Team, network with your classmates enjoy some refreshments.
Register and pick up class materials.

Class
Four days packed with industry experts, activities and learning experiences targeted to the food retail industry.

  • SMC West
    September 15–20th at Louis M. Martini Winery in St. Helena, California, USA
    Sponsored by E&J Gallo
  • SMC East
    October 6–10th at Connecticut Association of Schools in Cheshire, Connecticut, USA
    Sponsored by Bozzuto’s, Inc.

Networking Dinner
Join classmates and special guests for good food and networking.

Certificate
Students who attend the class will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations and transfers are accepted if written notification is received by Aug. 30th. Cancellations received after Aug. 30th will be charged 50% of the total program fee. No-shows are liable for the full tuition. Transfer requests received after Aug. 30th will be subject to a $200 transfer fee. Any late transfers followed by a cancellation will be charged 25% of the program fee. Transferees have one year from the date of their transfer request to attend a future class. After one year, tuition fees will be forfeited. Transferees will be required to pay fee increases, if applicable.

ISMC WEST

  • Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Napa
  • Address: 945 Hartle Ct, Napa, CA 94559, USA
  • Reservations: +1 707-255-4000
  • Event Name: ISMC (International Supermarket Management Class)
  • Rate per night: $209 USD per night plus taxes (15.2%)
    • Prices are guaranteed until August 16, 2019. After that market rate may apply.
    • Reservations require one night deposit with a credit card
    • Note that the class is during high-season in Napa and the rates can go as high as $600/night in the same hotel.
  • Check-In time: 3:00 pm
  • Check-Out time: 12:00 pm
  • Cancellation: the hotel cancellation policy applies.

REGISTRATION FORM

If you are registering multiple attendees, you may prefer to send us their information via email. Please use the registration spreadsheet below.

Cancellations Policy:
Cancellations and transfers are accepted if written notification is received by Aug. 30th. Cancellations received after Aug. 30th will be charged 50% of the total program fee. No-shows are liable for the full tuition. Transfer requests received after Aug. 30th will be subject to a $200 transfer fee. Any late transfers followed by a cancellation will be charged 25% of the program fee. Transferees have one year from the date of their transfer request to attend a future class. After one year, tuition fees will be forfeited. Transferees will be required to pay fee increases, if applicable.
Download Multi-Attendees Form

FACULTY


Paulo Goelzer, Ph.D
President and CEO
IGA Coca-Cola Institute
Retail Learning Institute


John Ross
CEO & President
IGA, Inc.

 


Harold C. Lloyd
President

Harold Lloyd Presents


Bill Alford
President
International Lighthouse Group, Inc.

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES ALUMNI

  • Archie’s IGA

  • Aron’s Kissena Farms

  • Bidgood’s Wholesale Ltd.

  • Clifton Larson Allen, LLP

  • Colemans

  • Down To Earth

  • Elgin Fresh Market

  • Everyday Supermarket Nigeria Ltd.

  • Food Fresh

  • Gemstone Ultramart Ltd.

  • Golden Harvest Foods, Inc.

  • Golden Miles, Co.

  • Graceway Trading, Ltd.

  • Granite Falls IGA

  • Hammersdale PT

  • Harps Food Stores, Inc.

  • Harvest Market

  • Jack’s Foodtown

  • Lee’s Marketplace

  • Longo Brothers Fruit Markets, Inc.

  • LOTIC Bigem Ltd.

  • Martin’s Super Markets

  • Mega Glatt Market

  • Nam Dae Mun

  • North State Grocery, Inc.

  • Nutrition Smart

  • Overland Cash & Carry

  • Peculiar People’s Ventures

  • Qualities Pik ‘n Pak

  • Real Value IGA Supermarket

  • Riba Smith, S.A.

  • S L Horsford & Co.

  • Schnuck Markets, Inc.

  • Sendik’s Food Markets

  • Shumpert’s IGA

  • Somerset Store t/1 Shoprite

  • Super Global Mart Charlotte

  • Super Save PMB

  • Supermercados Econo

  • Unitrade

  • Universal Supermarket

  • Webster’s Marketplace

  • Young’s Payless IGA #3

  • Zuni Shopping Center, Inc.

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

(ALUMNI)

  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Fiji
  • Grenada
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Myanmar
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Saint Lucia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • St. Christopher and Nevis
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Swaziland
  • Thailand
  • Tortola, BVI
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Venezuela