By Heather Garlich, Senior Vice President, Communications, Marketing & Consumer/Community Affairs, FMI


Last week’s FMI Midwinter Executive Conference certainly made headlines with thought-provoking educational sessions, featuring diverse perspectives among food industry icons; predictions about the future of grocery amidst a global pandemic; leadership lessons on ways to better embrace today’s workforce; uplifting brand storytelling to connect with shoppers; and creative ways of renewing collaboration models. We’ve compiled some especially good reads that might offer an inside look to our signature event.

Headlines from Day 1
Headlines from Day 2
  • FMI Presents 2020 Gold Plate Awards [Progressive Grocer]


  • Food Industry ‘Uniquely Positioned’ to Write New Normal Post-COVID: FMI President [Winsight Grocery Business]


  • FMI’s Sarasin on crafting the ‘next normal’ [MMR]

  • Schnuck Markets, Ahold Delhaize USA and Pepsi share diversity gains and challenges [Supermarket News]
Headlines from Day 3
Headlines from Day 4
  • FMI research reveals effectively recruiting, maintaining Gen Z staff starts with value-based incentives & a clear path for promotion [Food Navigator- USA]

For Midwinter attendees who want to double-click into these topics, you may also access session recordings through March 31 in the virtual meeting space.