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2022 GMR/Publix Annual Supplier Meeting

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • RP Funding Center -The RP Funding Center - 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815


  • Includes $180 for Annual Supplier Meeting Registration and $80 for 2022 GMR Membership Dues.
    Your membership will be processed after registration payment is received.

Please join us for the in person 2022 Publix Annual Supplier Meeting

Hosted by the Florida GMR

Tuesday, May 3rd

It will be an exciting in person 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

Norman Badger - Vice President of Product Business Development for
Dry Grocery & Non-Foods

Paul Kalinowski - Senior Director of Supply Chain Planning & Procurement

Shelly Carroll - Business Development Director of Meals

Cindy Roberts - Business Development Director of General Merchandise & HBC

Chris Haake - Vice President of Replenishment & Purchasing Support

Chris Shaw - Business Development Director of Alcoholic Beverages

Karen Hall - Director of Emerging Business & Private Brands

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: $260

(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 $180 for the Annual Supplier Meeting only.

*For name and company inclusion in the 2022 GMR Trade Directory publication, you must be registered by April 8th.

For questions, contact Debbie Carmack at or (813) 485-1905

Deadline to register is April 26th. 

Note: No refunds will be given after 5:00 PM EST April 26th.
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