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2019 GMR/Publix Annual Supplier Meeting

  • Tuesday, May 07, 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • RP Funding Center -The RP Funding Center - 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815


  • Includes $130 for Forum Registration and $80 for 2019 GMR Membership Dues.
    Your membership will be processed after registration payment is received.

Registration is closed

Please join us for the 2019 Publix Annual Supplier Meeting

Hosted by the Florida GMR

Tuesday, May 7th

It will be an exciting meeting this year as we will hear from eight presenters from Publix. 

Mix and mingle as you enjoy our GMR Café breakfast stations before presentations by our Publix guest speakers:

 Dave Bornmann - Senior Vice President

Paul Kalinowski - Senior Director of Supply Chain Planning & Procurement

Brad Oliver - Vice President of Product Business Development for Dry Grocery & Non-Foods

Donna Toy - Business Development Director of Dry Grocery

James Lucas - Busines Development Director of Refrigerated & Frozen CPG

Chris Haake - Director of Grocery Retail Support

Karen Hall - Director of Emerging Business & Private Brands

Greg Toy - Business Development Director of DSD Grocery

We look forward to seeing you there!


7:00AM - Registration

7:30AM - 8:45AM - Breakfast in the GMR Café

9:00AM - Publix Presentation in the Youkey Theatre

11:30AM - Adjourned

Attire: Business Casual 

Cost: $210

(Includes required GMR membership.)

Your membership will be activated after registration is completed. 

 If you have already renewed your membership, you will be given the option to pay $130 for the Annual Supplier Meeting only.

*For name and company inclusion in the 2019 GMR Trade Directory publication, you must be registered by April 9th.

For questions, contact Tracy Korb at or (727) 458-2767

Deadline to register is May 1st. 

Note: No refunds will be given after 5:00 PM EST May 1st.


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