50th Annual Food Marketing Conference a Success

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan wrapped up its 50th annual Food Marketing Conference last week, and it was a success no matter how you measure it. The conference sold out well in advance, and included some big name speakers, such as Al Carey, the CEO of Pepsico Americas Beverages, and Dennis Edison, the CEO of SpartanNash. WMU puts this conference on every year as a way to get some of the biggest names in the CPG industry together, but they are also aiming to benefit the students in their successful Food Marketing program. These students get some of the best training in the industry, and this is a great opportunity for them to meet some of the biggest companies in the field and lay the foundation for their success. Learning Evolution is proud to not only be a Platinum sponsor of this event, but to also provide our Category Management training courses for use in the classroom. Fostering growth and knowledge is they key to maintaining the CPG industry’s success.


Nick Matthews, our Business Development Director here at Learning Evolution, attended the two day event, and had this to say: “The Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference is a priority for us every year.  Being a sponsor and content supporter for the program and students is something we’re all very proud of here.  Dr Gambino and all the University faculty put on a great event and it is clear by all of the industry support that their students are highly valued assets to this industry.”

Learning Evolution would once again like to congratulate Western Michigan University on hosting such a successful event year after year, and for providing some of the best training available so that their students graduate ready to make a difference in the industry. Learning Evolution is proud to partner with WMU to help train the next generation of Category Managers and Food Marketers.

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