SOURCE: Consumer Goods Technology

Consumer Goods Technology

April 07, 2010 10:48 ET

CGT Announces the Latest Speakers to Present at the 2010 Sales & Marketing Summit

Rock n' Roll CEO Barrie Bergman, Campbell Soup, ConAgra, Molson Coors and Many More Gather to Share Insights for Retail Collaboration

RANDOLPH, NJ--(Marketwire - April 7, 2010) -  Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) magazine is pleased to announce that Barrie Bergman, the Rock n' Roll CEO and author of Nice Guys Finish First, is the latest executive to join an impressive speaker roster focused on retail collaboration at 2010 Sales & Marketing Summit, June 7-9 at The Roosevelt Hotel in NYC.

Senior-level consumer goods executives in charge of sales and marketing functions will converge at this annual event to hear insights from Bergman, Campbell Soup, ConAgra, Molson Coors, Novartis and many more industry thought leaders on effective strategies to better partner with your retailer customers and capitalize on changing consumer dynamics.

"In today's business environment, collaboration is more than just a buzz word, it's how businesses succeed," says Albert Guffanti, Publisher, CGT. "The sessions at our event -- presented by industry thought leaders -- will showcase different strategies for creating and executing joint initiatives that enable wins for both retailers and manufacturers."

With the continued convergence of business and IT teams, the 2010 Sales & Marketing Summit provides a single forum for CG executives to network with peers, share ideas and experiences, and learn about important industry trends. Attendees will hear from the following speakers on top-of-mind industry trends and topics, including

  • Social Engagement Marketing: Michael Tchong, Trend Analyst & Founder, Ubercool
  • SFA & TPM: A Business Transformation: Fadi Dagher, VP, Commercial Operations, and Justine Gagnon, director, Change Management & Training, Molson Coors Canada
  • Business Intelligence: Gareth Hill, CIO, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc
  • Trade Promotion Optimization: Christopher Boever, VP of Sales, ConAgra Foods Inc.
  • Shared Strategy Report Panel: moderated by Simon Ellis, Practice Director, Supply Chain Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights
  • Downstream Data: Natalia Magnorsky, Vice President of Category Management, Elizabeth Arden

For more information about the 2010 Sales & Marketing Summit, visit

If you have any questions or would like to register, please call Kathy McLeod at (973) 607-1341 or e-mail at

About Consumer Goods Technology
CGT (Consumer Goods Technology) magazine is the leading resource for consumer goods executives looking to improve business performance. Delivering content in print, online, and face-to-face, CGT reaches an audience of more than 54,000 consumer goods executives ranging from managers and directors to the VPs and CIOs. CGT also covers all major segments of the consumer goods sector, including Food, Beverage, Packaged Goods, Consumer Electronics and Footwear. For more information on CGT, visit

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