IGD Amazon Vendor Leadership Day 2019

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Why attend?

Learn how you can align with Amazon UK's strategy to grow your brand

  • Get first-hand information about the retailer’s plans and learn how you could prioritise your investment in the year ahead
  • New to 2019: Hear about Amazon’s latest developments with Alexa, Clicks and Mortar stores and its partnership with Morrisons.

Hear from the Amazon UK leadership team and speakers from across the globe

  • Engage in a Q&A session with Doug Gurr, UK Country Manager and the Amazon UK Consumables leadership team
  • New to 2019: A unique opportunity to hear from speakers representing Amazon’s latest global brand building programs

Gain practical knowledge on how to sell more on Amazon

  • New to 2019: Through insightful case studies, see how you can collaborate with Amazon to build and amplify your brands. Take inspiration from Diageo’s recent successes.
  • Get practical advice on Amazon’s approach to FMCG customer service and brand protection

Meet the Amazon UK team and build relationships through 121 conversations

  • Meet and connect with the leadership team and Vendor Managers
  • New to 2019: Visit programme specific stands so you can easily get the information you need. Learn how you can increase your reach with the latest advertising opportunities including Fire TV and the Premier League

New for 2019: A unique opportunity to join a Smart Home Tour.

See how customers like yours use Amazon’s smart home tech to shop in this interactive simulation

Places are limited on the tour. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Confirmed speakers

Doug Gurr
Country Manager, Amazon UK

Patrick Pondaven
Director UK Consumables, Amazon UK

Russell Jones
UK Country Manager, AmazonFresh & Prime Now

Jean-Marc Dupont
Director, EU Customer Service

Dustin Todd
Global Relation Manager

Caleb Hill
Managing Director, Advertising UK and Spain, Amazon UK

Marilena Florea
Senior Vendor Manager

Charlie Merrells
Senior Vendor Manager

Daniel Yanez
Senior Product Manager (SIOC)

James Walton
Chief Economist, IGD

Melis del Rey
Leader, Beauty and Personal Care Appliances

Steven Hamilton
European Digital Commerce Director, Diageo

Who should attend?

The IGD Amazon Vendor Leadership Day 2019 is a conference for existing and potential consumables vendors. It is for food and consumer goods manufacturers and suppliers with products to be sold across Amazon UK’s multiple channels, including AmazonFresh, Amazon Pantry and Prime Now.


Regular ticket

Member discounted: £450
Standard: £695

Small business


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.


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]


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 and is only available to manufacturing businesses. Place your order above and email your annual global turnover to [email protected], or get in touch if you have any questions.