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SUPERMARKET MANAGEMENT CLASS

DEVELOPING RETAIL LEADERSHIP SINCE 2004

April 15th-19th, 2024 | The Coca-Cola Company HQ, Atlanta, GA

Registration, Welcome and Store Tour April 14th, 2024

SUPERMARKET MANAGEMENT CLASS AGENDA

DEVELOPING RETAIL LEADERSHIP SINCE 2004

ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR CAREER AND YOUR STORE TO THE NEXT LEVEL AT THE SUPERMARKET MANAGEMENT CLASS?

Does your store want to foster a culture that delivers efficiency, great service, and innovation? Then this program is for you! Join industry experts for this unique 5-day class that blends group activities, online courses, and pre and post-class webinars. This is the premier annual learning event for supermarket owners, managers, and supervisors.

Supermarket Management Class - Developing retail leadership since 2004

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The Supermarket Management Class is perfect for 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.

DEVELOPING RETAIL LEADERSHIP SINCE 2004

ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR CAREER AND YOUR STORE TO THE NEXT LEVEL?

Does your store want to foster a culture that delivers efficiency, great service, and innovation? Then this program is for you! Join industry experts for this unique 5-day class that blends group activities, online courses, and pre and post-class webinars. This is the premier annual learning event for supermarket owners, managers, and supervisors.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

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.

Int'l Supermarket Management Class - West 2019

HOTELS

Hotel Georgia Tech Hampton Inn
Address 244 North Avenue | Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone Ph:404-881-0881 | Fax: 404-881-8831
Discounted Group Rate $149/night + taxes/fees
Taxes and Fees Rates are subject to 16.9% Tax plus $5 Transportation Fee
Form of Payment Credit Card upon arrival
Check in/out Hotel check in time is 3pm and check out time is 12 noon.
Incidentals All incidental charges (telephone/premium/market) must be paid by each individual prior to departure from the hotel.
Cancellation 48 hours prior to day of arrival. Any cancellations made after 11:59pm, 2 days prior to arrival, will result in a charge of One (1) full nights rooms + tax per room cancelled. No credits or refunds.
Amenities Connecting Rooms, Free hot breakfast, Free WiFi, Non-smoking rooms, Digital Key, Fitness center, Pet-friendly rooms, Business center
Group Special Requests Parking Complimentary

Hotel Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park
Address 267 Marietta Street | Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone 404-223-2300
Discounted Group Rate $189/night + taxes/fees
Form of Payment Credit Card upon arrival
Check in/out Hotel check in time is 4pm and check out time is 12 noon.
Incidentals All incidental charges (telephone/premium/market) must be paid by each individual prior to departure from the hotel.
Cancellation

Cancellation policies may vary depending on the rate and dates of your reservation. Please refer to your reservation confirmation to verify your cancellation policy. If you need further assistance, call the hotel directly or contact customer service. Alternatively, you can cancel your reservation online.

Amenities Free made-to-order breakfast, Complimentary evening reception, On-site restaurant, Room service, Fitness and recreation, Outdoor pool, Fitness center, Business and work, Business center, Meeting rooms, Guest services, Concierge, Conveniences, Free WiFi, Digital KeyHilton Honors, Connecting Rooms

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WHAT DO CLASS ALUMNI SAY?

“The experience was amazing Coca-Cola provided a beautiful venue and food IGA presented so many amazing speakers and great information.”

Shawn Todd, Supermarket Management Class Attendee, Perishable Assistant Store Director, Zallie Family Markets

“Finance was very eye-opening as it is the heart of any business, pricing was interesting to grow your profits. Social media and digital marketing is important for every company in this generation.”

Jitender Aswani, Supermarket Management Class Attendee, Retail Manager, Graceway Trading Ltd.

“The class has been a wonderful experience. The information provided has been very informative and I am taking a lot of knowledge back to my team that will help us grow as a team.”

Peggy Toole, Supermarket Management Class Attendee, Store Manager, Blind Bay Village Grocer

“Everything was amazing! A lot of good information and tools to make our store better for our employees and our customers. Additionally, getting valuable connections.”

Marjorie Lopez, Supermarket Management Class Attendee, Grocery Assistant Manager (Training), Hammer & Wikan

“This was a much needed wake-up call/morale booster for me. Seeing that the whole world is changing and dealing with a lot of the some things. It also gave me a sense of pride.”

Jason Scholtka, Supermarket Management Class Attendee, Assistant Store Director, Young's Payless IGA

SUPERMARKET MANAGEMENT CLASS FACULTY

Paulo Goelzer, PhD. President at CEO of IGA Institute & Retail Learning Institute, Speaker at International Supermarket Management Class

Paulo Goelzer, Ph.D
President & CEO

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John Ross, Speaker at Supermarket Management Class

John Ross
President & CEO

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Supermarket Management Class speaker

Todd R. Hale
Principal, Retail Insights Thought Leader

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Dr. Doris Martin
Business Professor at Millikin University
Business Tutor at Georgia Gwinnett College

Jeff Hunter
Senior Vice President of Merchandising

Supermarket Management Class speaker

John Abbene
President

Bill Alford
President of ILH Group
Co-Founder & Former CEO

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Kyle Sumner
Principal Solutions Engineer

Jonathan Tan
Co-Founder

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Jim Wisner
Founder

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Doon Wintz
CEO

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Rick Findlay
VP Food Service

Dr. TJ Niño
Professor

Ana Velázquez, Learning Solutions Director IGA Institute & Retail Learning Institute, Speaker at International Supermarket Management Class

Ana Velázquez
Learning Solutions Director

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Robert Graybill, Speaker at Supermarket Management Class

Robert Graybill
President & CEO

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Jon Hauptman
President

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Bob Buonomano
Owner

Melissa Carrick
Senior Social Media Manager

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Leigh Engelbrecht
President
ADvay Sales/Marketing Analytics LLC

Supermarket Management Class speaker

Joe Himmelheber
Director of Retail Produce Merchandising
(Retired)

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES’ ALUMNI

  • A&I Grocery LLC

  • A. R. Filho & Cia Ltda

  • Abaco Markets

  • Adams Hometown Market

  • Adição Distribuição Express Ltda

  • Affiliated Foods Midwest

  • Al Meera Consumer Goods

  • Alhaddad and Alhayek Co.

  • Allen Creek IGA

  • AML Foods Limited

  • Angelo Caputo’s

  • Archie’s IGA

  • Aron’s Kissena Farms

  • Associação Paulista de Supermercados

  • Associated Grocers of Florida

  • Associated Grocers of New England

  • Associated Supermarket Group

  • Autoservicio Macroeconómico

  • Bailey’s General Store

  • Bailey’s IGA

  • Barbosa Supermercado Ltda.

  • Barboza e Melo Ltda.

  • Begich Capital

  • Bell’s IGA

  • BETT-RITA INTL LTD

  • Bidgood’s Wholesale Ltd.

  • Big Saver Foods

  • Black Monk Consulting

  • Blanton’s IGA

  • Blind Bay Village Grocer

  • Bowling Gfeen

  • Bozzuto’s Inc.
  • Brivarca

  • Bustos y CIA SCA.

  • Buy & Save

  • C&C Trading
  • C.E. Lovejoy’s Brookswood Market

  • Caito Foods Service, Inc.

  • California Fresh Market – Pismo Beach

  • California Fresh Market – San Luis Obispo
  • Camano Plaza IGA

  • Clifton Larson Allen, LLP

  • CARD Agroservice

  • Cardiff Seaside Market

  • Cargills Ceylon Ltd.

  • Caribbean Supermarkets Ltd.

  • Carlie C’s

  • Carnation Market

  • Cash Saver IGA

  • CCHBC Polska

  • Central City Mall

  • Chellarams Plc

  • Cherries Supermarket and Gifts Ltd.

  • Cherry’s IGA

  • City Grocer IGA

  • City Market, Inc

  • Clark’s Quality Foods IGA

  • Clifton Larson Allen, LLP

  • Coca-Cola Unitrade

  • Coleman Group of Companies

  • Consolidated Foods, Ltd.

  • CPL Group

  • Crossroads IGA #774

  • Crossroads IGA #776
  • Crossroads IGA #779
  • Darlington IGA

  • Davis Food and Drug

  • Daymon Worldwide

  • Dill’s Food City IGA

  • Distribuidora de Alimentos Fartura SA

  • Dorsey’s

  • Down To Earth

  • DuBois Super Foods

  • East Center Market

  • Econo Supermarket, SMS, LLC.

  • Eddie’s of Roland Park

  • El Paso IGA

  • El Rancho Market

  • Elite Cash & Carry

  • Elgin Fresh Market

  • Everyday Supermarket Nigeria Ltd.

  • Eurocash

  • Family Center IGA

  • Fausto’s Food Palace, LLC
  • FEMSA

  • FMS Solutions

  • Food Co Supermarkets

  • Food Fresh

  • Foodco Nigeria Ltd.

  • Foodland IGA

  • Foodland IGA #2
  • Foodland IGA #3
  • Foodland IGA #4
  • Foodland Supermarket Co., Ltd.

  • Foods Etc. IGA

  • Foster’s Food Fair IGA

  • Fourth Avenue Supermarket

  • Frank and Olive’s Marketplace

  • Fresh Encounter, Inc

  • Fresh Ltd.
  • Freson Bros.

  • Freson Market IGA
  • Full Circle Food Market

  • Gary & Leo IGA

  • Gary and Leo’s Fresh Foods

  • Gaterite

  • GE Foodland

  • Gemstone Ultramart Ltd.

  • GES Inc., Edwards Food Giant

  • Golden Harvest Foods, Inc.

  • Golden Miles, Co.

  • Goose Grocer (Myers Group LLC)

  • Graceway IGA

  • Graceway Trading Limited

  • Granite Falls IGA Market

  • Greene IGA

  • Greensburg IGA # 16

  • GreenStar Co-op Market

  • Grocery Outlet

  • Groupe Casino Colombia

  • H.Y. Louie Co. Limited

  • Hames Corporation

  • Hammer & Wikan, Inc.

  • Hammersdale PT

  • Hanki Associate

  • Hardinsburg IGA #39

  • Harps Food Stores, Inc.

  • Harvest Market

  • Haub School of Business

  • HHV Whitchurch & Co. Ltd

  • Hi-Lo Food Stores Ltd.

  • Hodgensville IGA # 15

  • Hood Canal Grocery

  • Horsfords ValuMart IGA

  • Houchens Food Group

  • Houchens Industries Store #1

  • Houchens Industries Store #16
  • Houchens Industries Store #54
  • Houchens Mkt. #1
  • Houchens Mkt. #32
  • Houchens Mkt. #34
  • Irish Pirate LLC.

  • Itochu

  • Jack’s Foodtown

  • Jamaica Wholesalers

  • Jamaican Teas

  • Jawad Business Group

  • JB Gottstein / Albertson’s

  • Kavne Foodtown

  • Kershaw IGA

  • Kirby Foods/Rockville IGA

  • Kirby Foods/Sullivan IGA
  • Kirby Foods/Tuscola IGA
  • Kishman’s IGA

  • KO USA

  • Konzum dd

  • Kress IGA Supermarket

  • La Colonia

  • La Tienda-Supermarket

  • LaBonne’s Market IGA

  • Lake Region IGA Supermarket

  • Lakeway IGA

  • LaPerle’s IGA+

  • Laurel Grocery Company

  • Lee’s Marketplace

  • Ling & Sons IGA Supercenter Inc.

  • Livonia Glatt Market

  • Longo Brothers Fruit Markets, Inc.

  • LOTIC Bigem Ltd.

  • MacLac Enterprises, Inc.

  • MaQuilaz Ltd.
  • Market on Forbes

  • Marketplace IGA No. 2

  • Marketplace IGA No. 10
  • Marona’s Market

  • Martin’s Super Markets

  • Marvel Food and Deli

  • Massy Stores (Barbados) Ltd.

  • Massy Stores Barbados/Sky Mall

  • Massy Stores Barbados/Sunset Crest

  • Massy Stores Barbados/Warrens SuperCentre

  • Massy Stores Barbados/Worthing

  • Mattson’s Market

  • Maximizze Educacao

  • McGill Investments Ltd.

  • McKay’s Markets

  • McLane Poland Sp. Z o.o.

  • Mega Glatt Market

  • Megapolis Group of Companies

  • Megatiendas Express

  • Mercatodo, S.A.S

  • Midway IGA

  • Min Cash

  • Morris Headstrom Company

  • Munfordville IGA #64

  • Murillo Abarca, S.A.

  • My Hoa Supermarket

  • Myers Family Limited Partnership – Kress IGA

  • Nam Dae Mun

  • National Association of Supermarket Operations of Nigeria

  • National Co+op Grocers

  • National Properties Food City Inc.
  • Nelson’s Market Place

  • Nettletons Limited

  • New Haven IGA # 48

  • New World IGA

  • Ngen Solutions

  • NTUC Fairprice Co-Operative Limited

  • North State Grocery, Inc.

  • Nutrition Smart

  • Oberlin IGA

  • Ocean Shores IGA (Myers Group LLC)

  • Ojemaie Foods

  • Orahbase Limited

  • Orange Supermarket

  • Overland Cash & Carry

  • Pangburn Family Inc. dba Millinucket

  • Paulo e Maia Supermercados Ltda

  • Payless Market IGA

  • Peculiar People’s Ventures

  • Piggy Wiggly

  • Platte Valley Foods LLC.

  • Plaza Lama
  • Potash Markets
  • Powell’s Supermarkets
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Qualities Pik‘n Pak
  • Quality Foods Rib Mountain

  • Quality’s Pik & Pak Food Town

  • Ralph’s Joy of Living

  • Rancho Supermarkets
  • Rangeley IGA
  • RCCM Foodtown IGA Market #25590
  • Real Value IGA Supermarket

  • Realmar Distribuidora Ltda

  • REM Market, LLC.

  • Riba Smith, S.A.

  • Ridley’s Family Markets

  • Riesbeck Food Markets, Inc.

  • Rio Mix Distribuidora E Logistica Ltda

  • Ritchies Stores Pty Ltd

  • Ritchies Supa IGA

  • Ritchies Supa IGA Mt Waverley

  • Rite Way Supermarket

  • RJF Inc. dba Roberts Fd Ctr IGA

  • Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd.

  • S Foods Supermarket

  • S. L. Horsford’s & Co. Ltd.

  • Safeway Hypermarket Ltd

  • SALUS & Associates, Inc.

  • Saubels Markets, Inc.

  • Sawyer’s Fresh Market

  • Schmuckal Oil Company

  • Schnuck Markets, Inc.

  • Sefalana Cash & Carry

  • Sekmarkt Superstores Ltd.

  • Sendik’s Food Markets

  • Shop Perfect Ltd.

  • Shumpert Oil Co.

  • Shumpert’s IGA

  • Sendik’s Food Markets

  • Somerset Stores, LLC.

  • St. Helens Market Fresh IGA

  • Stodola’s IGA

  • Stony Hill Supermarket, Matate Investments Ltd.

  • Stop & Compare Markets

  • Store Management Systems, LLC D/B/A Econo

  • Stumps Market

  • Sunripe

  • Super Alan S.A. de C.V.

  • Super Centre Ltd.

  • Super Centre Warrens
  • Súper Far

  • Super Global Mart Charlotte

  • Super Plus Food Stores

  • Super Save PMB

  • SuperCentre

  • Superfoods

  • Superinter – Colombia

  • Supermercado Em Contruçao

  • Supermercado La 29

  • Supermercado Modelo Ltda

  • Supermercados Bravo

  • Supermercados Econo

  • Supermercados MAX

  • Supermercados Peruanos S.A.

  • Supermercados São Vicente

  • Supermercados Tonin

  • Supertiendas Cañaveral SA

  • Supervalu

  • Supervalu – Billings

  • Susanville IGA

  • T. Choitram & Sons

  • Take ‘n Pay

  • Tantraphan Supermarket 1994 Co. Ltd

  • Ted’s IGA Supermarket

  • The Coca-Cola Company

  • The Fresh Market

  • The MarketPlace Ltd.

  • The Partnering Group

  • Thumbs Up Race Six, LLC

  • Toledo Market Fresh IGA

  • Top Brasil Comercio Varejista

  • Townsend and Sons

  • Trans Africa Botswana

  • Trans-Alarm

  • Trenton IGA

  • Triangle Foods IGA

  • Tuscola IGA

  • UMAS SUPER (PVT) LTD

  • Unified Foods

  • Unitrade

  • Unified Grocers

  • Unified Grocers – Seattle Division

  • Unitrade

  • Unitrade Management Services

  • Universal Supermarket

  • Value Mart Limited

  • Victoria Supermarket Supervisor

  • Wagner’s IGA

  • Waltermart Supermarket

  • Webster’s United Foods

  • West Grey Ltd

  • West Liberty IGA

  • Windham IGA

  • Wolfson’s Market

  • Wolley Group

  • Woods Supermarket

  • Worton’s Market

  • Wray’s Marketfresh IGA

  • Wright’s Market

  • Xpress Outlet Limited

  • Young’s Payless IGA #2
  • Young’s Payless IGA #3

  • Young’s Payless IGA

  • Zallie Family Markets

  • Zuni Shopping Center, Inc.

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

(ALUMNI)

  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Fiji
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Myanmar
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Saint Lucia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • 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

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

(ALUMNI)

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

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

(ALUMNI)

  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Eswatini
  • Fiji
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Myanmar
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Palestine
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Saint Lucia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Christopher and Nevis
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Thailand
  • Tortola, BVI
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • United Arab Emirates