Throughout the Year, Chicago, IL
Path to Purchase Leadership University (P2PLU) is the only integrated end-to-end curriculum that builds shopper-centric knowledge and skills. Training dates take place throughout the year.
- September 26-28, 2017, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont (Chicago) IL || REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
A three-day conference and trade show event filled with symposiums, seminars, exhibits and awards dedicated to integrating the wide variety of solutions, tools and expertise needed to influence decision-making along the entire path to purchase. Expo is the world's largest and most comprehensive gathering of shopper and retail marketing professionals.
- September 26, 2017, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont (Chicago) IL || REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Co-located with Path to Purchase Expo, this one-day symposium features nine expert presentations focused on mastering innovations like same-day delivery and click-and-collect while still providing a seamless shopper experience.
- September 26, 2017, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont (Chicago) IL
Co-located with Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX), the Women of Excellence awards recognize recognize female brand marketers, retailers, agency executives and solution providers for their involvement in influencing shoppers along the path to purchase. Winners will be announced in four categories: Collaboration, Innovation, Leadership and Rising Star. Purchase tickets to attend when you REGISTER FOR P2PX.
- Awards Reception & Ceremony
September 27, 2017, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont (Chicago), IL
The leading industry awards competition and ceremony held in conjunction with the Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX) that celebrates the most effective in-store activation tactics, displays and campaigns and recognizes their critical role in any successful shopper marketing initiative. Purchase tickets to attend the awards ceremony when you REGISTER FOR P2PX.
October 17-18, 2017, The Westin O'Hare, Rosemont (Chicago), IL || REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
INTRODUCING.... TransparencyIQ, the only conference focused on helping CPG brand manufacturers, retailers, government officials and educational leaders build consumer trust and brand loyalty through the adoption of product transparency initiatives.
- TBD - Rogers, AR
The Shopper Marketing Excellence Share Group -NWA is comprised of leaders from brand Path to Purchase Institute member companies work to enable shopper marketing capabilities and success in Northwest Arkansas.
November 7-8, 2017, Chicago, IL
StratConn: E-Commerce connects decision-makers and solution providers who are focused on e-commerce activation.
January 11-12, 2018, Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL
League of Leaders is an exclusive organization of industry thought-leaders dedicated to advancing the understanding of all marketing efforts that culminate at retail.
- February 2018, TBD
The Council on Digital Shopper Marketing aims to help the council members and the industry at large identify opportunities, overcome obstacles and consequently establish best practices in the effective use of digital shopper marketing.
- February 2018, TBD
The E-Commerce Council aims to help the council members and the industry at large identify opportunities, overcome obstacles and consequently establish best practices in the effective use of e-commerce.
- March 12-14, 2018, Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Schaumburg (Chicago), IL
P2PSummit is a dynamic, laser-focused conference that reimagines the future of retail and teaches leaders what lies ahead on the path to purchase.
- Coming 2018
The Forum of Merchandising Executives unites brand manufacturers, retailers and merchandising firms to explore best practices, key issues and current obstacles to creating, distributing and measuring merchandising.
- Webinars Offered Regularly Throughout the Year
Industry webinar presentations covering a variety of hot topics and industry issues. Check the schedule for upcoming events.
Long Live the Store! Keeping Brick-and-Mortar Stores Relevant in the Face of the E-Commerce Onslaught
1 p.m. CDT, October 19, 2017
- Courtney Buzzell, VP, Shopper & Retail Strategy, GfK
- Dan Nudel, Sr. Director, Shopper & Retail Strategy, GfK
1 p.m. CDT, October 26, 2017
- Spencer Blaker, VP, Global Sales & Strategy, Ryan Scott Inc.
- Angie McDermott, Retail Marketing Manager, Costa Sunglasses
- Mike Haney, In-Store Marketing Manager, Stihl USA