IFMA 2019 Presidents Conference
Canadian Restaurant Leadership Summit
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Welcome cocktail party – November 4, 2019 4:30 p.m.
Location: Arcadian Court | 401 Bay Street | Toronto, ON
Overview: How Will You Ignite Growth? Join Canada’s restaurant industry leaders to explore new ways to ignite growth through evolution, transformation, and innovation. Hosted by The NPD Group and CWB Franchise Finance, this event features an impressive lineup of thought leaders who will share the latest perspectives on your industry’s most talked-about topics. You’ll hear from CEOs, culinary leaders, industry innovators, and more.
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. PT
Title: 2020 Automotive Aftermarket Outlook Presentation
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada | Bellini Ballroom, Level 2 at The Sands Expo
Speaker: Nathan Shipley – Executive Director and Industry Analyst, U.S. Automotive
Overview: At this year’s Aftermarket Outlook, NPD’s Executive Director and Industry Analyst, Nathan Shipley, will reveal how sales in 2019 are measuring up to expectations, share insights into consumer attitudes that will shape the coming year, and provide his outlook on sales for 2020 and beyond. Insights and analysis will be derived from examining a wealth of economic trends, consumer research (including a new way to understand online purchase behavior) and product sales data, including the 2019 Consumer Outlook Survey. These survey results will once again be unveiled for the first time exclusively to AAPEX attendees.
Home Improvement eRetailer Summit
Date: November 7, 2019 | 9 a.m. CT
Location: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago | Chicago, IL
Presentation: Home Improvement Retail and E-Commerce
Speaker: Leen Nsouli, Executive Director, Industry Analyst – U.S. Home Improvement
Overview: Leen Nsouli, Industry Analyst for The NPD Group, will share its latest findings about home improvement retail and e-commerce trends and analysis, and which categories are driving the sector’s double-digit growth.
The Running Event
Presentation Title: Running Market Trend Presentation
Presenter: Dirk Sorenson – Director, Client Development and Industry Analyst - U.S. Sports
Date: Wednesday, December 4 at 7:45 a.m.
Location: Austin Convention Center | Room #: 18D
Description: Join The NPD Group for an overview of year-to-date market performance of the U.S. running industry. Don't miss this opportunity to hear expert insights on retail sales trends shaping the U.S. running footwear and apparel markets. Gain a deeper understanding of how the run specialty channel is performing and the key categories and price points worth watching closely as you look ahead to 2020 and beyond.