Tapping Into The Power of the Next Generation

The Progressive Grocer GenNext Symposium addresses crucial issues shaping the future of the grocery industry like labor & retention, technology,  diversity & inclusion, and the changing habits of shoppers. 
By bringing together the most innovating emerging talent with the GenNext Awards and the industry's top retailer for the Retailer of the Year awards, this event gives the most complete perspective of what's next for grocery. 

The GenNext Awards

The supermarket industry possesses a wealth of emerging talent whose ideas and energy will take it into the future with fresh ideas and innovative practices. At the second annual Progressive Grocer GenNext Symposium, we will honor 25 emerging leaders under 40 who have demonstrated an impact and commitment to this industry with the presentation of our GenNext Awards.  

Purchase a Congratulatory Ad to Honor a GenNext Winner

Last year, we honored Walmart as the 2019 Retailer of the Year.  Stay tuned for our announcement of this year's winner.