Call for GS1 Connect 2018 Community Advisory Board Members

GS1 Connect 2018 continues its tradition of delivering a conference planned and developed by the GS1 GS1 US Community Advisory Board to provide a fresh and relevant perspective on industry needs for education on GS1 Standards and industry best practices. Industry representatives from each of our member communities serve on our Community Advisory Board (CAB) and help us address the supply and demand chain concerns facing today’s trading partners to make sure our conference programming is meeting the needs of our audience.

If you are a retailer, manufacturer, distributor, group purchasing organization, foodservice operator, or healthcare provider using GS1 Standards, we need you! To learn more about getting involved with the Community Advisory Board, reach out to

Call for GS1 Connect 2018 Conference Session Speakers - GS1 Connect Industry and Standards Tracks

Outside of the General Sessions, the conference consists of five tracks (four industry tracks and one Standards and Solutions track). Topics for track sessions are identified by our cross-industry planning team, which brings the interests of the Retail, Healthcare, Foodservice, and Grocery user communities to the planning process. We are looking for end users who have a story to tell on the topics identified.

If you are interested in being a speaker at GS1 Connect 2018, look for our Call for Presentations to open in the Fall of 2017.

Call for GS1 Connect 2018 Tech Track Presentations

An important part of the conference program will be the 20-minute sessions offered in the Standardsville Exhibit Area’s Tech Theater during exhibit hours. These sessions, considered part of the Tech Track, are a way for selected companies to offer attendees the opportunity to learn what solutions are available to help identify, capture, and share information accurately about products, business locations, and more.

If your company is interested in sharing a perspective and/or technology solution that offers insights that address supply chain challenges at GS1 Connect 2018, please contact us at

Call for Trading Partner Roundtables hosts

Trading Partner Roundtables offer trading partners the opportunity to meet in informal settings to discuss best practices and business processes that will help drive efficiency in their mutual supply chain. These roundtables are offered during lunches and receptions held during the conference. Your company qualifies for consideration if it:

  1. Recognizes the value of having a trading partner community that is well-versed in proper application of GS1 Standards.
  2. Is willing to invite your trading partners to come to the GS1 Connect conference.
  3. Has staff that will support the roundtable schedules.

To learn more about becoming a roundtable host, or to suggest a host, please email

Become a GS1 Connect 2018 exhibitor or sponsor

If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor or sponsor at the GS1 Connect 2018 Conference, please submit your interest to