WONDERING WHAT ALL OF THE EXCITEMENT IS ABOUT?
If you’ve never been to the CMA/SIMA Conference before, let us be the first to welcome you. Retailers, manufacturers and technology professionals join together annually in a non-competitive, knowledge-building and sharing environment focused on best practices and industry standards, future trends, training & professional development, cross collaboration and making meaningful connections to solve industry challenges and jump start your new year. Did you know the conference is turning 15 years old this year? What have you been waiting for?
Who attends the CMA/SIMA conference?
The conference is not only for CatMan and Shopper Insights professionals. The event incorporates all aspects of today’s CPG and retail landscape. From E-commerce, shopper marketing and space planning, to supply chain, pricing & promotions, talent acquisition and so much more! The sessions, keynotes, trainings and networking are rich experiences for the seasoned pros and new young talent. It pays to have the most up-to-date information and peer perspectives on the current state of the profession.
What can you expect?
The conference is a combination of keynote speakers, breakout sessions, training, solution provider demos and networking events. We bring in industry-leading category management and shopper insights professions who are solving the same problems you face everyday. Through case studies, demonstrations, exploration and networking, attendees are armed with tools that will help move the needle for their organizations.
Who are CMA and SIMA?
CMA is the Category Management Association. SIMA is the Shopper Insights Management Association. We are professional associations that provide thought leadership, membership, best practices and certification to retailers, manufacturers, universities, and solutions providers from all over the world.