2019 GRMA Summit

August 5-7, 2019

Sheraton Suites Chicago O’Hare
6501 Mannheim Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018

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2019 GRMA Summit

Monday, August 5, 2019
11am – 6pm Registration Open
Noon – 3:30pm GRMA Governance Board Meeting
Noon – 3:30pm Joint Committee – Dietary Supplements
4:00pm – 6:30pm Stakeholder Roundtable Meeting
6:45pm – 8:00pm Dinner (at hotel)
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
7 – 8am Registration and breakfast
8 – 8:15am Welcome (Plenary)
8:15 – 9:15am GRMA – “State of the Union” (plenary)
9:15 – 10:15am CGF Speaker (Plenary)
10:15 – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 11:45am Breakout Session

  1. Joint Committee – OTC-1
  2. Learning session I
  3. Learning session II
11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch (main room)
12:45 – 1:30pm Speaker (Plenary) Social Responsibility
1:30 – 2:45pm Breakout Session

  1. Joint Committee – OTC-2
  2. Learning Session I
  3. Learning Session II
2:45 – 3:00pm Break
3:15 – 4:30pm Breakout Session

  1. Joint Committee – COS-1
  2. Learning Session I
  3. Learning Session II
5:30 – 6:15pm Networking Reception
6:15 – 7:30pm Dinner
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
7:15 – 8:15am Breakfast
8:15 – 9:15am Panel Discussion (Plenary)
9:15 – 10:30am Breakout Session

  1. Joint Committee – COS-2
  2. Learning Session I
  3. Learning Session II
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:45am Membership Meeting Breakouts

  1. Manufacturers
  2. Retailers
  3. CB’s
  4. Associates
11:45 – 12:45pm Lunch (GRMA Award Ceremony)
12:45 – 1:30pm Membership Meeting Report-backs (Plenary)
1:30 – 2:00pm Summit Wrap-up
2:15 – 5:15pm Joint Committee – MD

GRMA is proud to highlight our 2018 Summit Sponsors

GRMA 2018 Summit Sessions Included:

GRMA State of the Union
Attendees learned the progress GRMA has made in becoming its own entity, building infrastructure, being strategic, and setting the stage for growth and development

Moving Forward: The System
Attendees saw a demonstration on how the standards are used and the new GRMA Standards Platform

Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned
Discussion on lessons learned in developing the standards followed by a question and answer period

Panel Discussion: Retail Industry Leaders
Discussion on the impact of implementation of the GRMA standards on their company’s quality assurance, followed by a question and answer period

Giving recognition to those who have played a major role in the formation and activity for GRMA and the Standards

What’s on the Horizon
Learn about the future goals and objectives of the GRMA

Going Global
International Update – what are next steps in developing global standards

Featured Speakers
Hear Governmental and Industry leaders share their thoughts on current and future trends and issues