IGD Amazon Vendor Leadership Day 2018

Hear directly from the Amazon UK leadership team to help you grow your business with them and attend an exclusive tour of Amazon’s fulfilment centre!

13 September 2018 / Tilbury, Essex

Why attend?

New to 2018!
Attend an exclusive tour of Amazon’s largest UK fulfilment centre


Follow products through the supply chain and see the magic as it happens

Learn how Amazon UK is evolving its vendor relations


Hear from the Amazon team about how to grow your business with them in 2018/19 and beyond

Hear directly from Amazon’s UK leadership team


Your opportunity to listen to and have your questions answered by Doug Gurr and the Amazon UK Consumables leadership team

Gain practical inspiration to sell more on Amazon


Hear case studies and learn from best practice examples of how vendors are using Amazon to grow their sales

New in 2018 – an exclusive tour of Amazon’s fulfilment centre!

As part of your day, each delegate will get a tour of Amazon’s fulfilment centre, equipped with Amazon Robotics technology. See how the facility gets products to customers quickly and conveniently.

  • An opportunity to see next generation warehouse automation in action.
  • Find out how you can collaborate with Amazon to create a more customer-centric and sustainable supply chain.
  • Recognise where packaging reduction might help save your business money and speed up the flow of goods to consumers.

Event overview

Building on the success of our 2017 Amazon event, this one-day IGD Trade Briefing will:

  • Be a key forum to hear from the UK's commercial leadership team in 2018
  • Share new ways of working between Amazon UK and its vendors
  • Highlight great case studies where vendors have collaborated with Amazon to increase volume
  • Help you prioritise your investment with Amazon in the year ahead
  • Provide a meeting place with Amazon commercial leaders, including the Heads of Vendor Management and Heads of Category

Our event will be Amazon's key senior supplier engagement event this year. Don’t miss your chance to grow sales, explore the long-term opportunity with Amazon, and understand the innovations Amazon continues to bring to the UK grocery market.

Confirmed speakers include:

Doug Gurr Patrick Pondaven Fiona McDonnell Stefano Perego Jason Weston
Doug Gurr
Country Manager
Amazon UK
Patrick Pondaven
Director UK Consumables
Fiona McDonnell
European Director of
Beers, Wines & Spirits
Stefano Perego
Director of Operations, UK
Jason Weston
UK Country Manager
Amazon Fresh and Prime Now
James Bate Shannon Bruffy Kelley Rowe Caleb Hill James Walton
James Bate
Category Director
Shannon Bruffy
Senior Marketing Manager
Kelley Rowe
EU Program and
Marketing Manager
Caleb Hill
Managing Director, Advertising
UK and Spain
James Walton
Chief Economist

Who should attend?

The IGD Amazon Vendor Leadership Day 2018 is a conference for existing and potential consumables vendors. It is for manufacturers and suppliers with products to be sold across Amazon UK’s multiple channels, including AmazonFresh, Pantry and Prime Now.


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 and name changes 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.

Tickets for this event are strictly limited to 4 per company, and priority will be given to current and potential Amazon consumables vendors. All applications to attend will be reviewed by IGD and Amazon.