Independent Grocers Forum

The Independent Grocers Forum is the ideal place for independent operators from across California to gather, discuss best practices, collectively participate in vendor presentations and socialize with industry colleagues.

  • Be Inspired to lead your family’s business forward
  • Hear presentations directly from major grocery manufacturers
  • Learn about the new trends and techniques
  • Connect with fellow independent grocers

Don’t miss this opportunity to join your fellow independent grocers for this one-of-a-kind, tailored educational session that will teach you how to leverage your unique position as an independent retailer and drive sustainable growth. Add in presentations directly from major national manufacturers, and you have an event you won’t want to miss.

Independent Grocers Forum


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Independent Grocers Forum

Independent operators attending the CGA Strategic Conference are encouraged to gather for this highly informative and tailored session featuring educational content tailored to independent grocers


Christy Largent


“The CGA Strategic Conference is the place to be!! It is the independent grocers’ best opportunity to meet one on one with their most important vendors!! You have to attend!! The educational presentations are excellent and it is a great place to network!!”

Dennis Darling

Owner | Foods Etc. IGA