GM20 New Supplier Member Registration

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GM20 New Supplier Member Registration

The General Merchandise Conference is the only one of its kind in the industry. Where else can you have a year’s worth of meetings in a few days? Meet with retailers, showcase your products, and hear relevant insights to help your business grow. GM20 is ripe with opportunities for your company!

Mic-Drop Quick Pitches Deadline is April 17th

Market On-Ramp (MOR) Appointments Deadline is May 1st

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Need To Know

Cost To Attend

Mic-Drop Quick Pitches - $6,500

Market On-Ramp (MOR) Appointments - $7,000

Price includes 1 registrant fee, membership fee, 1 Preview Box entry, 1 Showcase entry, and pre-conference preparation 

Deadlines

Mic-Drop Quick Pitches - April 17th

Market On-Ramp (MOR) Appointments - May 1st

Mic-Drop Quick Pitches     Market On-Ramp Appointments

Travel & Accommodations

Visit our travel page to book your hotel, access ground transportation coupons, and view GM20 accommodation policies.

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Important Dates

Check all the important dates and deadlines.

Pre-Conference Deadlines    Conference Agenda

Market On-Ramp (MOR) Appointments


New members attending GM20 will have an opportunity to meet with all attending retail buyers. The Market On-Ramp (MOR) Program was created to give new and upcoming suppliers a chance to present their products and establish business relationships with some of the country's largest retailers and wholesalers. These meetings are the gateway to getting your products onto store shelves and into consumer's hands.  

MOR Appointments take place Friday June 5th

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Mic-Drop Quick Pitches


New Suppliers who have a story to tell are well suited for our Mic-Drop Quick Pitches. This program facilitates a 1-to-many structure that allows you to make an impactful impression on all attending buyers in a 6-minute presentation. Prior to the conference you will receive 1-on-1 professional coaching to help you perfect your pitch and increase your chances of impressing retailers. Once you've concluded your presentation you will have an opportunity to meet with buyers in the Showcase where they can directly interact with you and your product(s). 

Mic-Drop takes place Friday June 5th - Sunday, June 7th

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Product Programs


GM20 will be all about product discovery. Our Preview Box program allows suppliers to send selected products directly to retail buyers attending the show BEFORE it begins. During the conference, suppliers can display their products in a store-like environment through the Showcase program. Both programs are included in your registration cost, but you do need to submit your entries before the deadlines below.

Preview Box Sign Up Deadline April 10th

Showcase Sign Up Deadline May 1st

Preview Box     Showcase

Networking Events


Make business acquaintances your friends by spending time with them outside of meetings. Receptions and meals are great opportunities to solidify your relationships and go deeper into partnership.

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Learning Tracks


Consumer-focused market research, insights, and data provided in these sessions help retailers and suppliers alike find success within general merchandise categories and trends.

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Terms & Conditions


View policies regarding conference guidelines, staying off-premises, canceling and refunds, schedule conflicts, and more in our Terms & Conditions.
 

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Contact Us


Please contact us with questions about becoming a GMDC member and attending our 2020 GM Conference.

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