CGA Strategic Conference

Make Connections That Matter

 2021 CGA Strategic Conference

September 26 – September 28, 2021
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Sponsorship opportunities are available.

The Strategic Conference is one of the industry’s most purposeful conferences, and the best way to build real connections within California’s community of grocery retailers.

Attracting upwards of 800 grocery executives, each year, CGA schedules more than 1,000 in-person meetings, linking retailers to suppliers with a concierge level of service.

New Virtual Format, Same Quality Content

This year, due to continued health concerns and restrictions on large gatherings, the California Grocers Association has taken the unprecedented step to host its 2020 Strategic Conference virtually, using best-in-class meeting technology and conversation-starting presentations.

We’re excited to unveil this unique conference format and are confident it will provide the personalized event experience you have come to expect, while ensuring your time online will be highly productive.

This year’s conference will stretch over portions of five days – September 28 to October 2 – creating greater time flexibility, and allowing more company associates to participate. Each day will begin with an early morning online educational offering and collaborative group discussions about important emerging issues. 

Discover a Fresh Perspective

When attendees are not in private meetings, the conference features some of the brightest thinkers, speakers and doers from the broader business community. This educational component compliments the in-person meetings by stimulating how one understands the big-picture dynamics shaping the industry.

In addition to each year’s fresh crop of speakers, some of the leading research firms in the world — companies like Nielsen and INMAR — update conference-goers on the latest data points you need to know.

Want to learn more about the feel of the CGA Strategic Conference? Check out our conference website, and a photo recap of this year’s show.

Lock in Your Sponsorship

Offering one-of-a-kind access to the country’s largest grocery retail community, the CGA Strategic Conference is a can’t-miss event for reaching executives, senior management, procurement teams, and professionals from throughout the grocery industry. 

In order to maintain its effectiveness for all conference participants, sponsorship opportunities are limited. Learn more about the scope of sponsorships available; our team will work with you to tailor a sponsorship that meets your needs and budget. For more information, contact Beth Wright or visit