Food Marketing Institute’s 2013 Future Connect conference kicked off on Monday with store tours, a presentation on social media, and an array of private company and association meetings and events. The day was capped with a “FunDay Night” party, featuring live music, dancing, and assorted food and beverages.
Photos and captions by Mark Hamstra
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Freddy Castillo, Henry Morales, Justin Goddard and Mark Bowen, all of Brookshire Grocery Co.
Dan Chasse and Gus Sanchez of Food 4 Less.</p>
Joe Curtin, Craig Arms and Maggie McLaughlin, all of Roche Bros.</p>
Patrick Davis of FMI and Bill McCouch of AmeriQuest.</p>
Victoria Day, Art Stawski and Charlene Kovacsik, all of Loaf N Jug.</p>
Jerry Garland of Associated Wholesale Grocers with Ellie and Tom Jackson of the Ohio Grocers Association.</p>
Mike Hubbard and Trevor Fletcher of Hy-Vee.
John Robinson, Joey Bates and Fred Morganthall, all of Harris Teeter Supermarkets.
Cory Weissman and Robert Devine of Bi-Lo/Winn-Dixie.
Sue Wilkinson, FMI; Lucas Darnell, FMI; Charmaine Wiggins, FMI; Art Potash, Potash Bros. Supermarkets; Matt Grizzard, FMI.