Welcome to GroceryConnex 2022! Join the leaders and key decision makers from within the grocery industry for an inspiring full day of keynotes, expert panels and networking to exchange ideas, strategies and best practices. This year's event will focus on Future Forward - where the industry is heading, what’s driving it and where change needs to happen.

GroceryConnex is the premier event for Canadian grocery executives, bringing retailers and manufacturers together to learn and explore innovative solutions that will shape the future of grocery.

Each year, top-level executives across the grocery industry share their insights, challenges and vision for the future at GroceryConnex.

Here are some of our 2022 speakers. More to come, stay tuned!

Daniel Burrus
Global Futurist, Strategic Advisor, Best-Selling Author
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Darrell Jones
President,
Pattison Food Group
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Eric La Flèche
President & CEO,
Metro
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Carmen Fortino
EVP, Ontario Division Head and National Supply Chain,
Metro
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Michel Manseau
SVP & GM, Canadian Consumer Business Unit,
Kruger Products
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Carman Allison
VP Global Thought Leadership, North America,
NielsenIQ
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Margaret Hudson
President & CEO,
Burnbrae Farms
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Steve Fox
Former Chief Customer Officer,
Nestlé Canada Inc.
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Joey Longo
Chief Development Officer,
Longo's
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Shellee Fitzgerald
Editor-in-Chief,
Canadian Grocer
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From emerging innovators to lifetime experts, we celebrate and hear from the outstanding award-winning leaders in the grocery industry.

Golden Pencil Award

Presented by The Food Industry Association of Canada, the Golden Pencil Award is the most coveted recognition in the industry, celebrating individuals for their lifetime achievement and significant contribution to the Canadian food industry as well as their communities. 

2022 Golden Pencil Award Honourees

Michel Manseau
SVP & GM, Canadian Consumer Business Unit,
Kruger Products
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Carmen Fortino
EVP, Ontario Division Head and National Supply Chain,
Metro Inc.
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GenerationNext Awards

Presented by Canadian Grocer, the GenerationNext Awards recognize emerging leaders — innovative thinkers (under forty) — who are having an impact on the grocery industry not only today, but in the years ahead.

GroceryConnex is back live and in-person, November 21, 2022 at The Fairmont Royal York, downtown Toronto. This is a must-attend event on your calendar this fall.

Don't be camera shy. Join us for GroceryConnex 2022!

Monday, November 21, 2022

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto

Early bird pricing active until October 7

EARLY BIRD Single ticket: $499

EARLY BIRD Table of 10: $4,500

Pricing after October 7

Single ticket: $549

Table of 10: $4,950

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