Get Connected

Face-to-face interaction and networking are critical to building successful business relationships. With 600+ professionals in attendance, the Energy & Store Development Conference is your opportunity to learn about the latest products, services and insights for energy-efficiency and conservation, refrigeration, store design and merchandising in the food retail industry. 

E+SD offers multiple opportunities for attendees to connect with each other through social events, store and facility tours, and the Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange.

Our sponsor packages also offer ample opportunities to join up with retailers throughout the conference. Learn about our sponsor opportunities here.

Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE):
Strategic gathering to build your business

What is the 
Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange?

The M+RE consists of two successive evening networking receptions where suppliers can connect with retailers while having meaningful conversations about their offered products and services with visual table-top displays:

The Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange (M+RE) includes:

  • Opening Networking Reception
  • Second Networking Reception  
  • 6’ table to display your latest products and services information.

Registered suppliers and retailers can participate in E+SD sessions.

Suppliers have the opportunity to:

  • Showcase products and services to dozens of leading retailers representing energy, refrigeration and store design.
  • Network with new and existing customers.

Retailers attend to:

  • Connect with new and current suppliers.
  • Get “in the know” on the latest equipment, products and services offered in energy management, HVAC, refrigeration, design, construction and lighting.
  • Gather ideas for purchase decisions.

View the directory of supplier participants in the 2018 Manufacturer + Retailer Exchange

See who attends the E+SD Conference here.