The FMI Annual Business Conference + Discovery (ABC) is your opportunity as a top-level executive to take part in three intense days of private, collaborative business planning. 

Exclusive to FMI retail and wholesale member companies, FMI CPG Strategic and Industry Associate Members and their sales agency partners, at ABC, CPG suppliers interact with retail and wholesale trading partners to communicate strategies, goals, and operational concerns in an effort to achieve greater efficiency and profitability.

CPG Supplier Participation

FMI CPG Strategic and Industry Association Members may participate in the FMI ABC + Discovery event by invitation.

Once you have received your invitation, please fill out and return the Commitment Form to Marc Thomas at

As part of your company's commitment and program fee, you'll receive:

  • A private suite to host one-on-one, 45-minute business appointments with key retailer/wholesaler executives. 
  • Complimentary registration for all your company executives.

The Online Scheduler will open on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00pm EST 

Important Dates

March 29, 2019
July 23, 2019
July 29, 2019
September 6, 2019
September 11, 2019
September 15 - 18, 2019
Commitment forms due
Online Scheduler opens - 12:00pm EST
Business suite invoice due
Housing cut-off date at JW Marriott
Business suite product can arrive at hotel
Annual Business Conference


Marc Thomas, FMI Director, Meeting Services + Supplier Relations, is happy to help!

Marc is reachable at:

Marc Thomas