Summit Program

The FMCG Business Marketing Summit program will provide you the latest insights, meaningful content, includes top-level keynote speakers and the most relevant topics for you to stay ahead of the game in NZ’s fast-moving grocery and retail sectors.

8:30-8.50 Registration
8:50-9.00 Welcome by Trudi Nelson, Broadcaster and our MC for the day
9.00-9.30 Industry update for marketers by Katherine Rich, CEO of NZ Food & Grocery Council
9.30-10.00 How are Kiwi consumer groups influencing spend? by Larissa Watson, Consumer Intelligence Lead, NielsenIQ
10:00-10.30 David’s that did it: A look at little brands that have made it big by Lew Bentley, Head of Strategy & Owner of Energi Shopper
10:30-11:00 Morning Tea
11:00-11:30 Q&A Panel: What does NZ FMCG look like in 2022? 
Shoppers, producers and retailers have all been affected by the pandemic in one way or another. How will these changes impact our marketing plans and NPD for 2022?

Katherine Rich, NZ FGC; Larissa Watson, NielsenIQ; Morgan McCann, Foodstuffs North Island; Carrick Robinson, James & Wells
11:30-12:15 Innovation and IP in the FMCG space – can you keep up? by Carrick Robinson, Partner, James & Wells
12:15-1:00 Your story – the best marketing for FMCG by Malcolm Rands, Executive Chair, Fairground Foundation (KEYNOTE)
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:45 What’s changed for retailers in the past 18 months, and what does this mean for suppliers we do work with? by Morgan McCann, Head of New World – Foodstuffs North Island (KEYNOTE)

Q&A Panel: Getting the best from your Marketing Mix
How to cut through the clutter, reach your target demographic and get real ROI.
Malcolm Rand, Fairground FoundationLew Bentley, Energi ShopperRufus Chuter, Together – NZ

3:30-5:30 Afternoon Tea & Networking Drinks
Inviting all retailers and suppliers to come together for a relaxed drink and some nibbles
5:30 Close

Note: Program is subject to change

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