2013: Retail & CPG Industry Calendar of Events

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/08/2013 - Tue, 11/19/2013

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January 8-11: Consumer Electronics Association International CES show in Las Vegas. Visit www.cesweb.org.

January 13-16. The National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & Expo in New York. Visit www.nrf.com/annual13

January 16-18: Retail Industry Leaders Association annual Leadership Forum in Los Angeles. Visit www.rila.org.

January 20-22: The Food Marketing Institute’s annual Mid-Winter Executive Conference in Scottsdale. Visit www.fmi.org.


February 3-5: National Association of Chain Drug Stores Regional Chain conference in Fort Lauderdale. Visit www.nacds.org.

February 4-6: Food Marketing Institute annual supply chain conference in Orlando. Visit www.fmi.org.

February 10-13: National Grocers Association annual convention in Las Vegas. Visit www.thengashow.com.

February 10-13: Toy Industry Association’s annual Toy Fair in New York. Visit www.toyassociation.org.

February 11-13: Internet Retailer Web Design and Usability Conference in Orlando. Visit www.internetretailer.com.

February 11-13: NACS, the Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing annual Leadership Forum in Miami. Visit www.nacsonline.com.

February 19-21: Magic International apparel trade show in Las Vegas. Visit www.magiconline.com.

February 20-22: Global Pet Expo in Orlando. Visit www.globalpetexpo.org.

February 24-26: The Food Marketing Institute annual Meat Conference in Memphis. Visit www.meatconference.com.

February 24-27: The National Confectioners Association annual State of the Industry conference in Miami. Visit www.candyusa.com.

February 25-27: Annual meeting of the Personal Care Products Council in Palm Beach, Fl. Visit www.personalcarecouncil.org.

February 27-March 1: The International Council of Shopping Centers Open-Air Summit in New Orleans. Visit. www.icsc.org.

February 28-March 2: The Food Marketing Institute’s Annual Business Conference in Dallas. Visit www.fmi.org.


March 2-5: International Housewares Association annual show in Chicago. Visit www.housewares.org.

March 6-8: The Consumer Goods Forum Global Food Safety Conference in Barcelona. Visit www.tcgffoodsafety.com.

March 10-13: Food Marketing Institute Asset Protection conference in Phoenix. Visit www.fmi.org.

March 11-13: The Consumer Healthcare Products Association annual executive conference in Naples. Visit www.chpa-info.org.

March 17-20: Chain Store Age annual Store Planning, Equipment, Construction and Facilities Services Seminar (SPECS) in Dallas. Visit www.specsshow.com.

March 21-24: The Private Label Manufacturers Association annual meeting in Palm Desert. Visit www.plma.com.

March 16-18: GlobalShop retail design and shopper marketing show in Chicago. Visit www.globalshop.org.

March 22-24: The Personal Care Products Council Legal and Regulatory Conference in Montreal. Visit www.personalcarecouncil.com


April 2-4: The Promotion Marketing Association annual conference in Chicago. Visit www.pmalink.org.

April 3-6: International Sign Association annual convention in Las Vegas. Visit www.signexpo.org.

April 8-10: The Path to Purchase Institute annual Shopper Marketing Summit in Chicago. Visit www.shoppersummit.com.

April 11-12: University of Arizona Global Retailing Conference in Tucson. Visit www.globalretailingconference.org.

April 15-17: The SymphonyIRI Group Summit in Las Vegas. Visit www.symphonyiri.com.

April 20-23: The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting in Palm Beach. Visit www.nacds.org.

April 27-30: The National Association for Retail Marketing Services annual meeting in Scottsdale. Visit www.narms.com.

April 30-May 2: Food Marketing Institute Future Connect conference in Orlando. Visit www.fmi.org.

April 30-May 2: SIAL 2013 – The North American Food Marketplace convention in Montreal. Visit www.sialcanada.com.


May 6-10: NACS, the Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing NACSTech conference in Las Vegas. Visit www.nacsonline.com

May 7-9: The National Hardware Show in Las Vegas. Visit www.nationalhardwareshow.com.

May 15-17: Toy Industry Association’s annual PlayCon conference in Scottsdale. Visit www.toyassociation.org.

May 19-21: The National Retail Federation Global Supply Chain Summit in Dallas. Visit www.nrf.com.

May 19-22: RECon: The Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas. Visit www.icsc.org.

May 21-23: The National Confectioners Association Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago. Visit www.sweetsandsnacks.com.

May 29-June 1: Food Marketing Institute Health & Wellness @ Retail conference in San Antonio. Visit www.FMI.org.


June 2-4: The International Dairy Deli Bake Association annual convention in Orlando. Visit www.iddba.org.

June 3-5: The Nielsen Consumer 360 Conference in Phoenix. Visit www.consumer360.com.

June 4-7: Internet Retailer Conference & Exposition in Chicago. Visit www.internetretailer.com.

June 10-13: The GS1 U Connect conference in Orlando. Visit http://uconnect.gs1us.org/

June 12-14: National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference & Expo in San Diego. Visit www.nrf.com.

June 12-14: The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Tokyo. Visit www.tcgfsummit.com.

June 20-21: The University of Florida Retailing Smarter conference in Orlando. Visit http://warrington.ufl.edu/mkt/retailcenter/


July 31-August 2: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City. Visit www.outdoorretailer.com.


August 10-13: National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo in Las Vegas. Visit www.nacds.org.


September 6-10: Global Market Development Center (GMDC) General Merchandise Marketing Conference in Phoenix. Visit www.gmdc.com.

September 30-October 2: The Shop.org Annual Summit in Chicago. Visit www.shop.org.

September 23-25: Pack Expo presented by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute in Las Vegas. Visit www.packexpo.com.


October 12-15: NACS, The Association for Convenience and Petroleum Retailing, annual convention in Atlanta. Visit www.nacsonline.com

October 20-23: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals annual Global Conference in Denver. Visit www.cscmpconference.org.

October 8-10: The Shopper Marketing Expo in Chicago. Visit www.shoppermarketexpo.com.

October 19-22: The National Frozen and Refrigerated Food Association annual convention in San Diego. Visit www.nfraweb.org


November 5-7: Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo in Las Vegas. Visit www.aapexshow.com.

November 16-19: The Private Label Manufacturers Association annual trade show in Chicago. Visit www.plma.com.