Join Co-op for their most significant supplier update of the year.

After the success of last year’s virtual event, we are again inviting you to join us for two days of live presentations and interactive Q&A’s and category sessions, intermixed with pre-recorded content for you to digest when it suits you.

Co-op will delve into their performance results for the year so far, what’s changed from 2020, and where 2022 looks to be heading in both the retail and wholesale markets.

Co-op will also be bringing you customer updates and insights and explain what it all means for Co-op suppliers.

Over the event you will have the chance to:

Book individual buyer meetings

Interact closely with your categories

Watch on demand and live content

Get involved in interactive Q&As with Co-op’s leadership team

Speakers include

Matt Hood, Commercial Director,
Co-op invites you to attend this event:

Matt Hood

Commercial Director

Jo Whitfield

Chief Executive, Food

Ayaz Alam

Nisa Trading Director

Alison Jones

Customer Director

Breige Donaghy

Director of Delicious Food

Michael Fletcher

Retail Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Matthews, Director of Store Innovation, Co-op

Mark Matthews

Director of Store Innovation

Andy Perry, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics, Co-op

Andy Perry

Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

The delegate experience at the Co-op Trade Briefing

How to get the most from this virtual event – your questions answered:

bullet pointThe virtual meeting diary will open on 7 September offering you the chance to book 1-2-1 video meetings with the buying team

bullet pointFrom 14 September, we will launch the virtual event platform where you can familiarise yourself with the functionality and watch a welcome video from Jo Whitfield, Chief Executive Food

bullet pointFrom 16 September, the Plenary session content will be available on-demand; this content will help you to prepare to engage with the Co-op leadership team at the live Q&A

bullet pointFrom 20 September, the Closer to Co-op session content will be available on-demand

bullet pointThe live and interactive sessions will take place on 21 September; come prepared to submit your questions and vote on those topics that resonate with you. Utilise your time to also view the Plenary and Closer to Co-op sessions on-demand

bullet pointOn 22 September, join the live Q&A with the heads of category, participate in the pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings and visit the category booths in the virtual exhibition

bullet pointThe presentations will also be available on-demand for two weeks after the event day, until 6 October

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