Nearly 300 industry professionals came together at the Fairmount Royal York in Toronto last Monday for Canadian Grocer's annual Thought Leadership CEO Conference.
The sold-out conference brought together the leaders of Canada's food industry together for an inspiring afternoon of sessions. This year, sessions tackled the future of Canada's grocers, discussing new and innovative approaches to offering services in this sector.
Presentations from IGD and Flipp provided research analysis and insight, while one-on-one interviews with Metro Ontario and Federative Co-operatives gave first-person insight.
An all-star panel featuring Nielsen, Vince's Market, Today's Parent, The Healthy Crunch Company and The Domestic Geek chatted food trends and the influence of smaller players on the grocery industry.
Here are a few highlights from the event: