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The CGF Global Marketing, IT and Supply Chain Conference - #OpExLondon


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Learn more about The Consumer Goods Forum's annual and global marketing, IT and supply chain conference, held from Nov. 6-8th, 2013, in London. This is the event for business executives interested in learning about where the consumer goods industry is at and where it's heading - case studies, best practices and store tours and much more.

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The CGF Global Marketing, IT and Supply Chain Conference - #OpExLondon

  1. 1. Operational Excellence & Here’s Why… 6-8th November 2013
  2. 2. For the world’s leaders in marketing, information technology and supply chain It’s a Truly Global Event Over 35 Countries are Represented
  3. 3. It’s Ahead of the Game Harness innovative ideas from more than 65 world-class experts, and give your company a head start. You have to be there to hear it! With the unique programme and focus on marketing, IT and supply chain, there is simply no event like it.
  4. 4. Offers Real Stories from Real People Steve Smith, CMO, Asda Stores Limited, UK August Harder, CIO, Coop, Switzerland Be inspired by real stories from real leaders and decode them for your own business. Listen in and see what your peers in marketing, IT and supply chain really think. Take advantage of the numerous networking opportunities to dig a little deeper in topics that piqued your interest. Get involved in the discussion and have your own say in what the future will hold.
  5. 5. It’s the Right Size for Success Network in a relaxed club atmosphere. Retailers and manufacturers have excellent opportunities to meet with each other, debate and find better ways of working together throughout the day and over dinner. With a fine balance between shared plenary sessions, individual streams for marketing, IT and supply chain, working sessions and store tours, this hands-on event has everything you need.
  6. 6. You Can Customise Your Own Event With three streams working alongside each other, delegates can customise which stream they attend and when. If you’re interested in focusing on supply chain, but want to catch a specific IT or marketing presentation, no problem. Create your own conference and be where you want to be when you want to be there. It’s your conference, your options, your choice. MARKETING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPLY CHAIN Winners in Marketing Seamless Customer Journey Inside, Outside & Around the World
  7. 7. Question With the world’s leaders in marketing, information technology and supply chain in attendance, the right people from within the global retail and consumer goods industry are easy to find. The Right People; the Right Connections Chief Marketing Officers Senior Marketing Executives Digital Marketing Executives Senior Sales Executives Merchandising Executives Category Management Executives Chief Information Officers IT Directors Systems Directors Digital Strategy Directors Innovation Managers Supply Chain Executives Logistics and Distribution Executives Chief of Operations Investigate NetworkListen Analyse
  8. 8. Designed by Members, for Members MARKETING: This year’s conference showcases winning brands. What makes a brand a winner? Who is making it work despite challenges? You’ll see real experiences, what was learned in each case, how obstacles were overcome and what makes each case successful. You’ll also look at examples through the “10 steps to evolve into a winner”. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: This year's global conference showcases successful omni- channel businesses. You’ll look at how these companies offer a seamless approach to the consumer experience through multiple shopping channels. What were the lessons learned, obstacles encountered and benefits found along the journey? Speakers will share practical insights through the following lens: this was the problem, this was the solution, here’s the adoption process and these are the results. SUPPLY CHAIN: At this year’s conference you’ll harness ideas from innovative and agile retailers and manufacturers from around the world and decode them for your business. You'll hear stories of supply chain excellence from within our industry. To open your minds to new ideas you'll hear examples from outside our industry and from around the world. Sharon Jeske, Director, The Consumer Goods Forum
  9. 9. A Full Schedule; No Time Wasting With three days of sessions and workshops, there is no time to waste at the London event. With excellent networking opportunities also built into the schedule, you can make the most of your time here. Attends sessions to learn about the latest trends and best practices; connect over lunch and dinner to build your global network; and communicate with your peers throughout the three days to get the most out of the event. And, if you still manage to find time to do something different, how about that Big Ben?
  10. 10. A Great Line-Up of Speakers …& Many More! Once again, the conference has put together a great line-up of expert speakers. This line-up includes: Fiona Lambert George and GM Softlines Brand Director ASDA STORES United Kingdom Dick Boer President & CEO ROYAL AHOLD The Netherlands John Phillips SVP Customer Supply Chain & Go-To-Market PEPSICO GLOBAL OPERATIONS USA Kjell Nordström Associate Professor STOCKHOLM SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Sweden Carl Graziani Senior Vice President, Supply Chain SAFEWAY USA Danny Perekalsky Chief Marketing Officer DIXY Russian Fed August Harder CIO COOP Switzerland Sean Gourley Physicist, Political Advisor, TED fellow, Founder and CTO QUID USA Sam Simister Supply Chain Director INNOCENT LTD United Kingdom Wendy Manning Vice President Customer Services Europe COCA COLA ENTERPRISES United Kingdom Cenk Gurol President AEON GLOBAL SCM CO., LTD Japan
  11. 11. Has a Great Store Tour Programme Too! Attendees can sign-up to be a part of one of three specially organised store tours: MARKETING: Those who sign up for this tour are shown around the shop floor by the company’s marketing managers. IT: Here, IT managers from the company in question will show delegates around the shop floor, highlighting key IT developments. SUPPLY CHAIN: See how the store operates from the front and the back, as managers will show you around the facility.
  12. 12. Download the Programme Brochures Or Visit the Dedicated Website OR Search Hashtag #OpExLondon & If You Need More Information…
  13. 13. Oh, and One More Thing… Attending members of The Consumer Goods Forum will also have exclusive access to all available marketing, IT and supply chain presentations after the event via The Forum’s member-only platform, the Knowledge Navigator. Attending delegates can pose questions to presenters and panellists in real-time via an interactivity tool. The tool can also help you schedule on-site meetings, keep track of session start times and allow you to contact fellow attendees directly.
  14. 14. Thank You!