08:00 – 09:30
Registration and refreshments
09:30 – 11:00
IGD Welcome and Market Update

Chris Hayward, Director of Sales, IGD

Chris Hayward
Director of Sales, IGD

James Walton, Chief Economist, IGD

James Walton
Chief Economist, IGD


IGD’s Chris Hayward will welcome you to the event before introducing James Walton, who will share his insight on the economic environment and the tactical and strategic challenges we face as an industry.

Keynote Session with the Co-op Leadership Team

Our Co-op Difference

Matt Hood, Managing Director of <br>Co-op Food

Matt Hood
Managing Director of
Co-op Food


Introducing the Vision and our Co-op Difference for today, tomorrow and the future.


Our Membership

Kenyatte Nelson, Chief Membership & Customer Officer, Co-op

Kenyatte Nelson
Chief Membership & Customer Officer, Co-op


Doing the right thing - Social, Economic and Democratic Value; making membership irresistable and indispensable.


Our Proposition

Adele Balmforth, Proposition Director, Co-op

Adele Balmforth
Proposition Director,


How we set ourselves apart and lead in convenience through our Sustainability agenda, our Co-op Brand and our Stores of the Future.


Our Opportunity

Sinead Bell, Commercial Director of Food, Co-op

Sinead Bell
Commercial Director of Food, Co-op


Opportunities to scale. What this means for suppliers - how to grow with Co-op.

11:00 – 11:30
Refreshment break
11:30 – 13:00
Keynotes Session with Co-op Heads of Commercial and Leadership Team Q&A

Our Food Strategy

Rebecca Oliver Mooney, Co-op

Rebecca Oliver Mooney

Stephanie Blane, Co-op

Stephanie Blane

Greg Goodwin, Co-op

Greg Goodwin

Tom Bradley, Co-op

Tom Bradley


Price, Range, Quality & Promotions - bringing the vision to life in our Food business.

13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 16:00
Proposition and Channel snapshot sessions

Find out more about the topics relevant to you as a supplier with snapshot sessions on Co-op brand, Sustainability, Customer Proposition, Wholesale, Digital and Franchise.

These sessions will take place alongside pre scheduled 1-2-1 meetings and networking.