Nominations Are Open Now!

The Progressive Grocer GenNext Symposium tackles the crucial issues shaping the future of the grocery industry, such as labor and retention, technology, diversity and inclusion, and the changing needs of shoppers.

By bringing together the most promising emerging talent with the GenNext Awards, this event gives the most complete perspective of what's next for grocery.

Nomination deadline: July 15, 2023

Our GenNext Awards feature innovators, disruptors or difference-makers having an impact on their organization, the industry and colleagues. They are young professionals who possesses that “it” factor that is hard to describe but sets them apart as a next generation industry leader.

The 2023 class of winners will be featured in our September issue!

Honorees Have Shown:

  • A high level of commitment to a career in the food retailing industry and the communities their company serves.
  • Innovative thinking and an ability to overcome challenges and capitalize on opportunities to serve shoppers more effectively.
  • An ability to inspire others through actions, accomplishments, leadership and vision.
  • A willingness to make an impact in the world beyond work through various types of community involvement.

Questions? Contact Bridget Goldschmidt

Relive some of the awesome moments from the 2022 event:

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