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IRI’s annual Growth Summit is a world-class conference designed to help manufacturers and retailers find growth in CPG. The program gives attendees specific strategies for finding new opportunities with shoppers via cutting-edge content and analytics, technologies and retail best practices. Check out the video updates from Summit below.
Big Data. Big Growth: The Beginning of the Consumer Personalization Revolution
The Future of Innovation
Customer Today, Customer Tomorrow
Meaningful Growth: Driving E-commerce Incrementality with Omnichannel Insights & Strategy
New Product Pacesetters: Innovation Done Right
Seizing Opportunities from the Shopper Revolution: Key Learnings from the Global Retail and Wholesale Experts
Driving Growth Through Big Data in Organic and Natural
Who are the Growth Leaders in CPG?
Harnessing Data-Driven Collaboration for Growth
ARF and IRI Present Insights from the “2016 How Advertising Works™” Study
Endless Possibilities


Discover growth strategies from the best minds in the business.

Distinguished keynotes and legendary thought leaders will share innovative strategies for driving growth in today’s rapidly-evolving CPG marketplace. Attendees, download the mobile app now!



At The IRI Growth Summit, you will hear from top professionals with a proven track record of innovation and success.
Andrew Appel
President and Chief Executive Officer, IRI
Steve Barnett
Trading Director, Costco Wholesale UK ltd. (UK)
Paul Begala
Political Analyst and Commentator, CNN
George Blankenship
Former Executive at Tesla Motors, Apple and GAP Inc.
Tucker Carlson
Co-host, Fox and Friends; Editor-in-Chief,
The Daily Caller
Luis Martínez Gallardo
Commercial Director DIA Spain
José-Carlos González Hurtado
President International, IRI
Mark Hawthorne
Group Vice President, Merchandising Analytics, Albertsons Companies
Matt Kistler
SVP, Global Consumer Insights and
Analytics, Walmart
Julie Krueger
Retail Industry Director, Google
Vivek Sankaran
President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Frito-Lay North America, Inc.
Giorgio Santambrogio
CEO, Gruppo VéGé (Italy)
Irwin Simon
President, Chief Executive Officer, The Hain
Celestial Group
Michael Strahan
Emmy Winner and Super Bowl Champion
Gary Vaynerchuk
CEO, VaynerMedia

Best Practice Sessions

Hear success stories directly from some of the world’s biggest brands during the Best Practice Sessions. The sessions, which highlight innovative solutions to challenging business issues, are designed to inform AND inspire. You’ll walk away with the insights you need to unlock your own genius and power growth in your business.

The Best Practice Sessions are organized under separate tracks so that you can quickly find the sessions most relevant to your business. Attendees, download the mobile app now!  

Analytics and In-Market Execution

Providing guidance on forecasting, merchandising, pricing, assortment and marketing mix, these sessions highlight how leading CPG companies have uncovered new growth using predictive analytics for successful in-store execution.

Consumer & Shopper Intelligence

These sessions will provide new insights into what consumers do so that you can activate quickly. Hear how to win with consumers across demographics and categories while better understanding the entire shopper journey.

Market Performance and Strategy

From best practices in new product innovation to e-commerce and other special channel and segment tracking, these sessions will highlight new findings and data that can lead your company to new insights and growth.


As advertisers and their agencies struggle to connect campaign performance to actual sales results, this track shares ideas from leading CPG companies as well as agency and media experts, including on using integrated mobile and location data to accelerate marketing, and how to optimize omnichannel campaigns for better results.


Completely retailer-focused, these sessions include topics such as click and carry, opportunities with trips and baskets, how to find growth in the perimeter aisle, lessons from European discount retailers and more effective shopper activation.


These sessions will demonstrate the some of the most effective ways technology can be used to maximize the ROI of big data for insights, analytics, targeting, activation and, ultimately, growth.

Click here for a full schedule of speakers and sessions!

Innovation Showcase

The Innovation Showcase is where things get personal. Roll up your sleeves and let IRI’s leading experts and partners walk you through capabilities that incite fresh thinking and ignite new solutions for your business issues.

As you wind your way through 9,000 square feet of relevant booths and exhibits, you’ll gain hands-on experience with the latest and greatest in mobile technology, data visualization, predictive analytics, media and marketing effectiveness, and multi-source integration. Better yet, you’ll learn exactly how these solutions can accelerate growth and fuel innovation in your business.

After this insightful experience, grab a drink and connect with other industry leaders in The Lounge.

Interested in showcasing?
To learn more contact Lana Razumov.


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IRI Growth Summit Partners

Are you interested in getting your brand in front of more than 1,000 leaders in the CPG, OTC health care and media industries? We would love to connect with you to discover the right partnership opportunity for your company.

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