Let’s Grow…2018!

A One-Day Seminar for Independent Store Leaders & Executives

Independent grocers have been known for their creativity, passion and ability to meet shifting demands, disruptive forces are forever changing the world of grocery retail. Yet, to succeed in today’s diverse marketplace, independent operators must hone their leadership skills and empower their store leaders with proven methods that will grow their business and ensure a successful future.

This instructive and informative seminar is targeted to independent store leaders and executives, including store managers and directors, and addresses some of today’s most challenging leadership issues. Drawing on nearly 30 years of grocery experience, noted industry presenter Harold Lloyd has tailored this one-day seminar to challenge and enlighten you with meaningful leadership principles and take away values that your executive team can implement to grow your business in the coming year.


Southern California

October 23, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Santa-Ana-Orange County Airport
Santa Ana, CA

Space is limited so register today! Lunch is included.


  • CGA Members: $25/person
  • Non-CGA Members: $175/person

Seminar Topics

Am I The Leader I Need To Be?

Identify the 10  most common qualities genuine leaders possess and determine your leadership score. In a step-by-step process, you will quantifiably determine your “leadership score.”

Merchandising Magic

Uncover successful merchandising ideas from around the world that are readily adaptable to your operation.

Employee Retention Rules!

Discover effective and practical employee retention techniques that will stem the loss of employees to competitors and other industries.

Ready? Set. Goals!

Learn how to conduct mutually rewarding performance reviews and how to set effective goals.

About Harold Lloyd

Over the last three decades, Harold Lloyd has been a featured presenter at the grocery industry’s more prestigious conventions. He has created 30 top-rated seminars and authored four books. He also has created and now facilitates eight share groups, each with 30 members.

Lloyd is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago. He has been the president of a company with 1,000 employees and 14 stores and was a franchisee of a three-unit, award-winning family restaurant group.

This seminar is sponsored by the California Grocers Association, CGA Educational Foundation and the Independent Operators Committee.