Who’s Attending

Each year, the CGA Strategic Conference helps you shape your business for the coming year. This uniquely configured event attracts more than 800 retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, service providers, and brokers representing local, regional, national, and international businesses.

Participating Retailers

Big Saver Foods, Inc.
Bristol Farms
Cardenas Markets
C&K Markets
Costco Wholesale
El Super (Bodega Latina Corp.)
Food 4 Less/Foods Co.
Foods Etc.
Gelson’s Markets
Grocery Outlet
Jule’s Market
Mar-Val Food Stores
Mi Pueblo Food Center
Mollie Stone’s Markets
Northgate Gonzalez Markets
North State Grocery
Numero Uno Market
Nutricion Fundamental, Inc.
Ralphs Grocery Company
Save Mart Supermarkets
Smart & Final Stores
Sprout’s Farmers Market
Stater Bros. Markets
Super A Foods
Superior Grocers
Super King Markets
Susanville Supermarket
Twain Harte Market
Vallarta Supermarkets
Vintage Grocers
Whole Foods Markets
Young’s Payless IGA

Participating Sponsors

Premium Suite Holders

Anheuser-Busch InBev
Bimbo Bakeries USA
CA Grown
C&S Wholesale Grocers
Coca-Cola North America
The Hershey Company
The Jel Sert Company
Jelly Belly Candy Co.
Kellogg Company
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
The Kraft Heinz Company
Nestle Purina PetCare
Nestle Waters North America
Procter & Gamble
Retail Marketing Services
Starbucks Coffee Company
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Unified Grocers, Inc. 

Executive Level Sponsors

Campbell Soup Company
Classic Wines of California
The Clorox Company
General Mills
Mondelez International
Snack Factory
Unata Inc.

President Level Sponsors

ALkaline 88
Calibration Group, LLC
California Lottery
Command Packaging
F & S Gourmet Foods
Ferrero USA
Flowers Baking Company
Frito Lay
Front Line Safety
GateKeeper Systems
Grocery Headquarters
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Harris Ranch Beef Company
Houweling’s Group
Huntington Security
Idahoan Foods
Kashi Company
Melissa’s / World Variety Produce
Mettler Packaging LLC
Mizkan America
NewStar Fresh
NuCal Foods
Oberto Brands
Ocean Mist Farms
OK Produce
Oppenheimer Group, The
Orchids Paper Products, Inc.
Ready Pac Foods
San Miguel Produce
Select Systems Technology
Shelby Report
Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Supermarket News
Tier 1
Westlake Produce Co.

Opening Reception Sponsors

E&J Gallo Winery
Alta Dena Certified Dairy

Opening Experience

Costco Wholesale
UNFI/Tony’s Fine Foods

Keynote Luncheon Sponsor

California Table Grape Commission

Networking Lounge Sponsor

Tyson Foods

Whiteboard Sessions Sponsors

CGA Educational Foundation

Registration Sponsor

Post Consumer Brands


buzzbox beverages, inc.

Director Level Sponsors

Agilence, Inc.
Alta Dena Certified Dairy
Applied Data Corporation
Baloian Farms
Bunzl California
C & H Sugar – ASR Group
Certified Federal Credit Union
Crown Poly
Designer Greetings
Earth Friendly Products
Emerson Grind2Energy
F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.
FMS Solutions
Golden West Food Group
Heat Seal LLC
Henkel Laundry & Home Care
i3 International
Integral Security Solutions
Lone Peak Labeling Systems
Mettler Packaging, LLC
Minsa Corporation
PBI Market Equipment, Inc.
Robinson Fresh
Roplast Industries Inc.
Securitas Security Services USA
Sellers Publishing
Sioux Honey Association
Stratus Wine & Spirits
Tony Chachere Creole Foods
TruGrocer Federal Credit Union
TRUNO Retail Technology Solutions
Unified Protective Services, Inc.
Worldpay US, Inc.
Worldwide Sourcing Group, Inc.