IGD Announces Details Of IGD Live Event In London

By Steve Wynne-Jones
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IGD Announces Details Of IGD Live Event In London

IGD has announced details of a major new event for the UK grocery industry, IGD Live, which takes place on 6 and 7 November at Tobacco Dock in London.

Taking place over two days, the event will bring together IGD's existing Category Management, Convenience, Digital Commerce and Food-to-Go channel events under one roof, with the opportunity for delegates to tailor their experience based on their individual interests.

The event will play host to a number of keynote presentations from leading industry figures, including Fiona Dawson, Global President, Food, Drinks and Multisales at Mars Foods; Jason Tarry, CEO UK & ROI at Tesco; Jo Whitfield, Retail Chief Executive at Co-op; and Paul Mills-Hicks, Food Commercial Director at Sainsbury’s, with many more names to be announced in due course.

'Dynamic Evolution'

Commenting on the event, newly-appointed IGD chief executive Susan Barratt said, “I’m truly excited to be joining IGD at a time when our industry is undergoing such dynamic evolution.

"Our determination to be aligned to this, and to offer agile and relevant solutions to help our customers unlock growth, has led to the creation of IGD Live. I look forward to seeing you all there.”


The event will also play host to the IGD Awards, celebrating the best of the best in UK and European grocery, which will take place on the evening of Thursday 7 November.

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