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IGD Amazon Vendor Leadership Day 2018

A new immersion capability event across EIGHT Aldi product categories
Find out how you can share in the continued growth of this ambitious retailer

6 November 2018 / Birmingham

Following on from the enormous success of the 2017 Aldi Trade Briefing, IGD brings you a new, innovative and interactive event to help you get closer to Aldi in 2019 and beyond.

Why should I attend?

Hear a commercial & strategic update on the Aldi business


Aldi’s leadership team will share their business strategy and outline their 2019 vision

Attend category immersion sessions


Discover the detail around Aldi’s category level business plans helping you to maximise your investment

New capability expertise


An in-depth view covering ranges, innovation and much more across eight different product categories

Networking opportunities


Meet and connect with buyers and discover how you can win together

What will I learn?

This is a fantastic opportunity for current and potential Aldi suppliers to:

  • Connect with Aldi and understand in more detail their ways of working
  • Receive IGD capability expertise on category management, quality, innovation and availability
  • Network with other Aldi suppliers and IGD team
  • Meet with Buying Directors through 1-2-1 meetings
  • An in-depth view covering ranges, innovation and much more on: 
    • Fresh Meat & Fish 
    • Chilled (inc Dairy) 
    • Frozen 
    • Produce & Horticulture
    • Special Buys 
    • Ambient Food & Bakery 
    • Ambient Non-food 
    • Beers, Wines & Spirits

IGD experts will talk about Aldi’s strategies for growth and the future for Aldi. In addition, our Chief Economist James Walton will present our latest economic outlook.

Who should attend

The IGD Aldi Category Immersion Summit 2018 is an event for current and potential suppliers to Aldi.

Delegates who will get the most value from the day are:

  • Senior commercial leaders and business owners
  • Category managers working on the Aldi account
  • Aldi national account managers/controllers
  • Manufacturers interested in the discount channel

We look forward to seeing you there

Julie Ashfield

Julie Ashfield
Managing Director of Buying

Jonathan Neale

Jonathan Neale
Managing Director of Buying

60 seconds with... Julie Ashfield and Jonathan Neale

We caught up with Julie Ashfield and Jonathan Neale, Managing Directors of Buying at Aldi, to find out their strategic priorities for the year ahead and what suppliers can expect at the event. 





IGD Members: £435 | €520

Non-members: £725 | €870

Small business rate: £250 | €300
Prices displayed ex-VAT. 

IGD reserves the right to alter any element of the programme, such as speakers, times and venue, should the need arise. All bookings are subject to acceptance of IGD Terms & Conditions. IGD reserves the right to reject any order at its discretion.

Cancellation fees

Cancellations to be confirmed in writing

Over 30 days notice - Full refund
15 - 30 days notice - 50% refund
Less than 15 days notice - No refund/transfers

Please email [email protected]

Additional information

As part of IGD’s commitment to help small businesses to grow, IGD is offering a small business rate for this event. 

To qualify for a discounted rate  you will need to be a small manufacturing business with a global turnover of less than £10 Million. Please note this is not your annual turnover with this retailer. Place your order above and email your annual global turnover to [email protected]or get in touch if you have any questions