Grocery Conference Track 2017

To meet trading partner expectations and evolving consumer demands for information and product availability not just in stores, but online as well, companies in the grocery channel are working to improve their supply chain visibility. The Grocery Track at GS1 Connect® is designed by industry for industry to help companies address these challenges by leveraging GS1 Standards to share data, promote product data accuracy, and optimize operational processes. 

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As the leading trading partner event, GS1 Connect is a valuable opportunity to learn from peers and standards experts, share knowledge and best practices, and collaborate with your trading partners.

Grocery Track Sessions

  • GS1 US Joint Open Industry Meeting – Applying Industry Insights to Everyday Business Process Challenges
  • On-Shelf Availability – From Insights to Action
  • Big Picture for Retail Grocery: Views on Shaping the Future
  • The Why and the How of Case-Level Labeling
  • Uncovering Innovation with SmartLabel: Consumers & Transparency
  • Benefits of Standardized Traceability Data: Research and Real-Life Examples
  • Fresh Produce GDSN implementation: Are you prepared?
  • Getting Digital Content Right in Grocery
  • Leveraging GDSN to Its Fullest Potential
  • Managing Data Governance for Small to Mid-Size Organizations
  • Teamwork and Standards: A GS1 DataBar Implementation Story

If your organization is also conducting business in the foodservice channel, see what sessions the Foodservice Track has to offer.


Trading Partner Roundtables

Meet face-to-face with retail grocery trading partners Beaver Street Fisheries, McLane Company, Inc., PepsiCo, Inc., Tyson Foods, Inc., Wakefern Food Corp, and, Wegmans Food Markets to learn how to optimize your supply chain. 

View full list of 2017 hosts.



  • Discover new ideas
  • Engage with Solution Providers
  • “Ask the Experts” in 1:1 sessions
  • Visit the Industry Zone 
  • Attend Tech Theater
  • Get to know peers and industry experts at “Grocery Meet and Greet” sessions 

See Who Attended GS1 Connect 2017.


How to Do Business With... Sessions

Learn about business process requirements directly from industry leaders.

View the full list of 2017 sessions.


GS1 US University

Explore beginner to advanced pre-conference educational opportunities and post-conference certificate courses and workshops. 

View 2017 GS1 US University Offerings at GS1 Connect.


Co-Located Events

  • 1WorldSync Annual User Group Meeting
  • LANSA User Group Meeting

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Industry Conference Planning Representatives

  • Jeff Hutchins, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Mikelea Kelley, Tanimura & Antle
  • Paul Lothian, Tyson Foods
  • Michelle McGavin, The J.M Smucker Company
  • Christine McMaster, Wakefern Food Corp.
  • Greg Zwanziger, SUPERVALU INC