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Bridge the gap between your company’s present and future success with new leadership development: the FMI Future Leaders eXperience.
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Thank You for Attending the
2020 FMI Future Leaders eXperience!

The event is over but there's more to learn. Take the next step in your leadership journey with the Food Retail Leader Certificate!

After completing Future Leaders eXperience program, participants can build on the knowledge and skills gained through Future Leaders to further expand their experience and apply what they’ve learned in an additional project to earn the Food Retail Leader Certificate. 

The pathway to your Food Retail Leader Certificate is achieved by completing enrichment activities that build knowledge and skills gained through Future Leaders to further expand your experience and apply what you've learned.


Our powerful curriculum for developing strong leaders is back exclusively as a virtual option. Powered by Root, the program promises to provide attendees the same unparalleled training we have to come to deliver year after year.

2020 Program Overview

Four full group sessions held on:

September 17

October 8

October 29

November 12

Registrants choose either AM or PM session option

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Ready, Set, Go!

Food-industry specific dynamic, efficient, and immediately applicable program

Four full group sessions over three months with full group and breakout group activities 

Individual pre-work, skills challenges, and cohort discussions 

Maximize your education while minimizing travel expense and out-of-office time!

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Connect with Tomorrow's Emerging Leaders

Becoming a Future Leaders eXperience sponsor will give your company the opportunity to establish relationships that can span over cycles of industry leaders to come. This year's program offers a new leadership paradigm that sets the course for tomorrow's food retail leaders to excel in a swiftly transforming industry. Join in as a Future Leaders eXperience sponsor!

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The eXperience

The Future Leaders eXperience addresses one of the food industry's most challenging emerging issues—the workforce. Organizations across the entire food retail value chain need emerging leaders to bring new strategies to life. 

This year's event offers rising stars a street-smart approach to leadership that will change the way they see themselves, lead their teams, and impact business results.

Who Should Attend?

The Future Leaders eXperience helps retail and supplier leadership alike. This cross-collaborative event will equip them with tools to lead their teams better and positively impact business strategies. Take a look at a few example titles

Store Manager Awards

The FMI Store Manager Awards give much-deserved recognition to the exceptional store managers who are out there, day in and day out, spurring sales growth, providing great customer service and playing an integral role in their communities. Check out the 2020 Store Manager Award winners

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