Grocery Transportation Summit 2017, August 14th & 15th
Grocery Transportation Summit 2017 is an exclusive grocery distribution event, bringing together the operational leaders and innovators of transportation in some of North America’s largest and most progressive grocery companies.
Share experiences and challenges and discuss exciting new transportation initiatives with other leaders in the industry.Register »
Keynote speaker: Garrison Wynn
With talents that established him as a Fortune 500 leader and professional stand-up comedian, Garrison Wynn, CSP, fuses comic timing and research to deliver motivational business expertise. For 20 years, he has given keynote presentations to clients (such as American Express, Wells Fargo, Oracle and NASA) at corporate and association events.
He is the author of the Amazon bestseller The Real Truth about Success, the Amazon #1 bestseller The Cowbell Principle, has been a weekly contributor to the Washington Post and featured Forbes and Inc. Magazine. In his teens he debuted the world’s first video gaming system (Odyssey) with baseball legend Hank Aaron and as a young man spent 6 years touring comedy clubs with the top names in the business. He went on to become the youngest department head in a Fortune 500 company’s history where he researched and designed processes for 38 company locations nationwide and developed & marketed products still being sold in 30 countries.
Grocery Transportation Summit 2017 will be an opportunity for transportation managers and directors to gather together and share ideas and challenges. Proudly hosted by CAMS Software, attendees will assemble in a relaxed and picturesque setting to discuss regional dispatch centers, networked distribution models, revolutionary advances in routing, backhaul, and salvage optimization, enterprise visibility and more.
Who should attend:
Operational Leadership, VPs, Directors of Transportation, Managers of Transportation, Logistics Analysts and anyone in your organization with responsibilities around distribution and transportation of product to your stores or customers.
Your attendance at this industry-focused summit is essential.
Venue & hotel booking
Grocery Transportation Summit 2017 will be held at the Pan Pacific, Vancouver. All summit sessions will take place in the Crystal Pavilion rooms B & C on the 3rd floor Lobby Level. The registration and cocktail reception on Sunday evening will be Ocean view Suites 3 & 4 on the Restaurant and Galley Level.
Book your accomodations at the Pan Pacific Vancouver
Located right downtown, The Pan Pacific is directly in front of the Vancouver Convention Center and cruise ship terminal and offers an unparalleled location with panoramic views of the coastline, mountains and historic Stanley Park.Book Online »
Reservations Direct Phone: 604-662-3223
Reservations Direct Fax: 604-895-2469
Reservations ID: CAMS0817 (Please quote to the Reservations Agent)
Toll-Free Numbers: 1-800-663-1515 (Canada) / 1-800-937-1515 (USA)
Address and Directions
Attendance is by invitation only and registration fees are waived for attendees and an optional spouse/partner for each attendee.
Attendee Registration includes:
- Admission to all general and keynote sessions, breakout sessions
- Option to attend pre-summit golf on Sunday, August 13th at no charge
- Two breakfasts, two luncheons and four refreshment breaks during the summit from Monday, August 14th through Tuesday, August 15th
- Access to the Sponsor Cocktail Reception on Sunday, August 13th, "Dinner at the Summit" on Monday, August 14th, and "Dinner Cruise" Event on Tuesday, August 15th for the attendee and their spouse/partner
- Registration does not include airfare, hotel, or transportation costs to or from the airport, and any meals or snacks outside the sponsored functions outlined in the agenda
Information for visitors to Canada (Passport required)
Entry Requirements - US Citizens
There are three levels of taxation that affect visitors to Vancouver. There's an 8% plus up to 3% municipal/regional district tax charged on accommodation, and 10% on liquor. For most other goods and services, there is a 7% Goods and Services tax (GST).
Smoking is not permitted by law in public buildings, on public transit, in shopping malls, and in most restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and casinos. Many restaurants and other establishments have designated smoking areas such as patios or outside heated seating areas. Please smoke in designated areas only.
For more information on travelling to Vancouver, please visit the Tourism Vancouver web site.
Business casual attire is appropriate for all daytime summit activities. For both the evening social events - Sunday Cocktail Reception and Monday "Dinner at the Summit" event - business casual with a jacket for men and, afternoon or cocktail attire for women. Vancouver experiences an average daily high of 22°C/71°F and low of 13°C/55°F during the month of August. Please note that temperatures on Grouse Mountain can be a little cooler in the evening.
Summit badges will be provided to all attendees on-site. Summit badges should be worn at all summit functions, as these will identify you as a Summit 2017 attendee and allows you entry to all summit sessions and events.
Mobile Phone/PDA Policy
As a courtesy to speakers and other attendees, please limit the use of mobile devices during presentations and sessions.
Guests are welcome to accompany summit attendees to the Sunday evening Sponsor Cocktail Reception and the dinner events. No one under the age of 19 will be admitted to any summit activities. Guests are asked not to attend the summit day sessions. If you are planning to bring family members under the age of 19 please contact CAMS at firstname.lastname@example.org, in advance of the summit for activity ideas for children.
If you have any questions regarding the summit, pleaseContact us »
Welcome to the Grocery Transportation Summit 2017 press information center. If you have any inquiries about speaking opportunities and interviews with CAMS Software Corporation, please contact:
Richard Taylor, Director of Business Operations
CAMS Software Corporation