Share Your Company's Brand with Tomorrow's Industry Leaders

The FMI Future Leaders eXperience offers a new leadership paradigm that sets the course for tomorrow's food retail leaders to excel in a swiftly transforming industry. 

Companies send teams of the most promising employees, with demonstrated leadership characteristics, to participate in this interactive learning environment.

We can work with you to plan your event branding strategy. Act now to secure your top sponsorship!

Up Close and Connected

  • Nearly 400 of the food retailing industry’s strongest emerging leaders attend Future Leaders eXperience.
  • Three days of interactive learning exercises and round table discussions with retailers and wholesalers.
  • Learn, network and lay your head at one location, with nearby premier dining and entertainment. Perfect for Networking.


Peter Collins

Director, Industry Relations & Development
(202) 220-0737

2018 Sample Attendee Titles

Business Manager Bakery/Deli Supervisor President & Chief Operations Officer  Social Media Manager  Assistant Controller 
 Front End Operations Assistant Director Category Manager  Group Vice President, Grocery Center Store   Store Manager  Chief Executive Officer
 Head of Digital  Vice President, Grocery  Director of Business Intelligence & Pricing  Manager, Perishables  Vice President of Merchandising
 Group Director, Category Strategic Advisory  Assistant Store Manager  Director, Industry Communications  Communications Manager  Customer Senior Account Manager
 Retail Sales Process Manager  Director, Customer Management  Talent Development Advisor  Vice President, Natural Specialty  Regional Director
 Director, Omni-Channel  Human Resource Operations  Category Manager  Senior Business Manager  Floral Director

Sample Retailer/Wholesaler Attendee Companies

Ahold Delhaize USA  Big Y Foods, Inc.   C&S Wholesale Grocers  Fareway Stores, Inc. 
 Festival Foods Giant Food Stores   Heinen's Fine Foods, Inc. K-VA-T/Food City
 Lowes Lunds & Byerlys   Meijer   Price Chopper Supermarkets
 Publix Super Markets SpartanNash
Wakefern  Weis Market