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The Efficient Program Planning Sessions (EPPS) are pre-scheduled private meetings between buyers and sellers in a variety of categories and industries. These targeted meetings allow for more direct discussions around common business objectives to increase productivity, streamline business processes and grow sales.
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International Health & Beauty Care EPPS

12/4/2016 - 12/7/2016 at the Trade Winds Beach Resort (St Pete Beach, FL)

Branded and private brand Health and Beauty Care suppliers will present programs to retailers and distributors from Latin America, Asia and Europe.

Retail Pharmacy - Branded Rx & Vaccine EPPS

1/8/2017 - 1/11/2017 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)

Prescription Branded Pharmaceutical suppliers as well as Vaccine and Prescription Device suppliers will have scheduled meetings with Brand Rx & Vaccine buyers at chain drug stores, supermarkets, mass merchants, wholesalers, distributors, and buy groups for Independents. In these pre-scheduled me...

Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS

1/8/2017 - 1/12/2017 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa (Hilton Head Island, SC)

Vitamin, Diet, and Nutrition suppliers will present new programs to retailers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within these categories and will be a focus at this EPPS.

Cosmetics, Fragrance & Bath EPPS

1/15/2017 - 1/19/2017 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront (Jacksonville, FL)

Cosmetics, Fragrances, and Bath suppliers will present new items and promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels with a focus on everyday and holiday.

Bike PressCamp Road

1/23/2017 - 1/26/2017 at the Westlake Village Inn (Westlake Village, CA)

New for Bike PressCamp Road will be the event’s product segment focus, which will be targeting all “road” bike products. If you are manufacturer looking to showcase your road bikes, gravel bikes, adventure road bikes, apparel, components, wheels or accessories to key editors who routinely cover road...

Specialty Pharmacy EPPS

1/30/2017 - 2/1/2017 at the Hyatt Regency Savannah (Savannah, GA)

Pharma/Biotech/Biosimilar Manufacturers, Specialty Pharmacy Providers, Specialty Distributors, and Specialty Services/Technology companies will meet to review new business opportunities for the coming year around recently approved products or those nearing approval/commercialization. Discussions may...

Educational Supplies EPPS

2/5/2017 - 2/8/2017 at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort (Braselton, GA)

School Supplies, Arts and Crafts, Books, Educational Aids and Decor and Furniture manufacturers will present and review products with Educational Dealers.

Cough/Cold, Analgesics & Allergy EPPS

2/6/2017 - 2/9/2017 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa (Destin, FL)

Cough and Cold, Allergy, Analgesics, Lip Care, Vaporizers and Humidifiers Branded and Private Label suppliers will present new programs to retailers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within these categories and will be a focus at this EPPS.

Merchandising Solutions EPPS

2/6/2017 - 2/8/2017 at the Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

Manufacturers of the following products will meet with retail buyers in a pre-set schedule of one-on-one meetings:
• Custom built fixtures for checkout/checklane
• Custom made display units for P.O.P.
• Stock fixtures for checkout/checklane and P.O.P.
• Counters, cash wraps, and other mi...

Convenience EPPS

2/6/2017 - 2/9/2017 at the Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

Consumable Grocery, Snack, Beverage, Candy, Frozen, Dairy, General Merchandise, Health and Beauty Care suppliers will present new programs to retailers and distributors from the convenience channel.

Impulse, Front-End & Checklane EPPS

2/7/2017 - 2/10/2017 at the Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

Suppliers of products in the general merchandise, health & beauty care, and candy/snacks/beverages categories will present and review new programs, marketing initiatives and promotional and cross merchandising opportunities for placement on endcaps, power panels/clipstrips, at checklane and othe...

European Beauty & Personal Care EPPS

2/12/2017 - 2/15/2017 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo (Monte Carlo, MC)

Manufacturers of Cosmetics, Skin Care, Sun Care, Toiletries, Bath, Hair Care, Fragrance and Personal Care categories will present new programs to buyers and distributors from Europe and around the world.

European Prestige Beauty Care EPPS

2/13/2017 - 2/14/2017 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo (Monte Carlo, MC)

Manufacturers of prestige Cosmetics, Bath, Fragrances, Hair Care, Natural/Organic, and Skin Care categories will present new programs to department stores, prestige buyers and specialty stores.

European Health and Wellness EPPS

2/14/2017 - 2/16/2017 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo (Monte Carlo, MC)

Manufacturers of OTC, First Aid/Wound Care, Foot/ Eye/Ear Care, Home Health, Cosmeceutical, Dermo-Cosmetics and Vitamin, Diet and Food Supplements categories will present new programs to buyers and distributors from Europe and around the world.

Home Health Care EPPS

2/12/2017 - 2/15/2017 at the Hilton Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)

Branded and private label suppliers in the following products categories will meet with medical supply distributors, select HME providers, wholesalers, drug, mass, grocery, club and omni-channel retailers.

• Durable Medical Equipment
• Aids to Daily Living
• Medication Adherence Produ...

Candy Planning: Christmas & Halloween EPPS

2/19/2017 - 2/22/2017 at the Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

Confectionery suppliers will present new items and programs for the 2017 Christmas and Halloween Holiday Seasons to buyers from retailers across all channels.

Winter Snack & Dry Grocery EPPS

2/21/2017 - 2/23/2017 at the Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

At this sourcing and planning review suppliers of Holiday Foods, Baking, Breakfast, Condiments & Dressings, Canned Foods, Dry & Boxed Foods, Sauces & Spreads, Snacks and Natural, Organic items will present new items and promotional opportunities to buyers from across all retail channels ...

Coffee, Tea & Cocoa EPPS

2/22/2017 - 2/24/2017 at the Palms Casino Resort (Las Vegas, NV)

At this sourcing and planning review suppliers of Coffee, Tea and Cocoa will present new items and promotional opportunities to buyers from across all retail channels.

ECRM Gold

2/19/2017 - 2/21/2017 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina (San Diego, CA)

Regional chain and high volume jewelry retailers will meet with pre-qualified international gold jewelry vendors, with a focus on Turkish, French, Peruvian and Italian suppliers in order to fulfill competitive, trend right, and classic gold jewelry product development.

Retail Pharmacy – Generic Rx EPPS

2/27/2017 - 3/2/2017 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa (Hilton Head Island, SC)

Generic Pharmaceutical suppliers will have scheduled meetings with Rx buyers at chain drug stores, supermarkets, mass merchants, wholesalers, distributors, and buy groups for Independents. In these pre-scheduled meetings discussions focus on product launch plans, distribution/stocking, new products,...

Electronics Retail Summit EPPS

3/13/2017 - 3/16/2017 at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre (Dallas, TX)

The Electronics retail summit focuses on the latest trends in Consumer Electronics. Manufacturers will present and review new products and programs, marketing initiatives and special promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels. Category focus includes:
• Smartphones/Tablets &am...

European Food & Confectionery EPPS

3/26/2017 - 3/28/2017 at the Corinthia Hotel Prague (Prague, )

Branded and Private Label Dry Food, Confectionery, Snack, Natural and Organic suppliers will present products to global retailers and distributors across all channels.

Home & Gift EPPS

4/2/2017 - 4/4/2017 at the Westin Chicago Northwest (Itasca, IL)

Suppliers will present and review new programs, marketing initiatives and promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels with a focus on categories including everyday and holiday giftables. Product categories will include:

• Home accents & décor
• Outdoor décor
• Holida...

Toy EPPS

4/3/2017 - 4/5/2017 at the Westin Chicago Northwest (Itasca, IL)

Suppliers will present and review new products and programs, marketing initiatives, and promotional opportunities to mass market & specialty retailers covering the following categories:

• Arts & Crafts
• Action Figures
• Toddler & pre-school learning toys
•...

Foodservice EPPS

4/3/2017 - 4/6/2017 at the Caribe Royale Orlando (Orlando, FL)

Manufacturers and suppliers of all edible food and beverage items have the opportunity to present to foodservice operators, including restaurants, hotels, colleges/universities, distributors, convenience stores, amusement parks, hospitals, airlines, cruise lines and resorts.

Store Brand Health & Beauty Care EPPS

4/3/2017 - 4/6/2017 at the Caribe Royale Orlando (Orlando, FL)

Suppliers in the health and beauty care categories will have the chance to present private label selling opportunities to retailers across all channels.

Store Brand Food & Beverage EPPS

4/4/2017 - 4/7/2017 at the Caribe Royale Orlando (Orlando, FL)

Private label manufacturers of Dry Grocery, Snacks, Confectionery, Beverages, Dairy, Frozen, Protein (Meat/Seafood/Poultry), In-Store Bakery, and Deli will present their products and capabilities to both US & International buyers from across all retail channels that are looking to grow their sto...

Foodservice Supplies, Equipment & Support EPPS

4/5/2017 - 4/7/2017 at the Caribe Royale Orlando (Orlando, FL)

Manufacturers and suppliers of foodservice supplies, small equipment, technology and cleaning/sanitation products to present to foodservice operators, including restaurants, hotels, colleges/universities, distributors, convenience stores, parks/resorts, hospitals, airlines and cruise lines.

Valentine's Day Candy Boutique EPPS

4/23/2017 - 4/25/2017 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA)

Confectionery suppliers will present products and programs for the 2018 Valentine’s Day Holiday Season to buyers from across all retail channels.

Pet EPPS

4/24/2017 - 4/27/2017 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center (Oak Brook , IL)

Suppliers of Branded & Private Brand Pet supplies, toys, grooming/health, food and treats will present and review new programs, marketing initiatives and promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels.

Candy Planning: Easter & Valentine’s Day EPPS

6/4/2017 - 6/6/2017 at the PGA National Resort & Spa (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)

Confectionery suppliers will present new products and programs for the 2018 Easter, Spring/Summer and Valentine’s Day Holiday Seasons to buyers from across all retail channels.

Skin, Bath, Cosmetics & Fragrances EPPS

6/4/2017 - 6/8/2017 at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa (Henderson, NV)

Skin, Bath, Cosmetics & Fragrances suppliers will be presenting new programs to retailers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within these categories and will be a focus at the EPPS.

Hair Care & Multicultural EPPS

6/5/2017 - 6/8/2017 at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa (Henderson, NV)

Suppliers of Hair Care products, Hair Color, Hair Accessories, Multicultural Products, Hair Appliances & Tools will be presenting new programs to retailers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within hair care and will also be a focus at the EPPS.

Latin America Health & Beauty Care EPPS

6/11/2017 - 6/14/2017 at the Hyatt Regency Miami (Miami, FL)

Branded and private brand suppliers of Health and Beauty Care will present programs to buyers and distributors from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Hospital and Alternate Site Pharmacy EPPS

6/12/2017 - 6/14/2017 at the Westin Chicago Northwest (Itasca, IL)

Suppliers/Vendors of Multi-source Injectibles, Branded Rx/OTC Pharmaceuticals, Generic Rx/OTC Pharmaceuticals (orals, topicals, etc), and Vaccines will meet with Hospital & Alternate Site sourcing and contracting personnel to discuss new business opportunities, review contracting strategies, and...

Bike PressCamp

6/19/2017 - 6/23/2017 at the Deer Valley Lodging (Park City, UT)

PressCamp is a turnkey, all costs inclusive opportunity that makes it possible for manufacturers to go to market efficiently and have the best opportunity to receive the editorial support that key brands and interesting products deserve.

Outdoor PressCamp

6/19/2017 - 6/23/2017 at the Deer Valley Lodging (Park City, UT)

With a focus on adventure innovation, Outdoor PressCamp 2016 Event will bring together the latest generation of products for trail and camp. Key vertical media outlets and select non-vertical media will be gathered together in The Lodges, Deer Valley Resort for information packed days loaded with sc...

Weight, Nutritional Management & At Home Fitness EPPS

6/25/2017 - 6/28/2017 at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass (Chandler, AZ)

Weight Management, Sports Nutrition, Vitamin and At Home Fitness suppliers will present new programs to buyers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within these categories and will be a focus at this EPPS.

Sun Care EPPS

7/9/2017 - 7/12/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Suppliers within Sun Care including Sunless Tanners will present new items and program to buyers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within this category and will be a focus at this EPPS.

Baby & Infant EPPS

7/10/2017 - 7/12/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Suppliers will present and review new products and programs, marketing initiatives, and promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels covering the following categories:


• Baby Food
• Bath & Care
• Clothing Accessories
• Diapering/Feeding
• Furniture &...

Personal Care, Grooming, Oral & Travel/Trial EPPS

7/10/2017 - 7/12/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Suppliers within Oral Care, Shaving, Deodorant, Men's Grooming, Feminine Hygiene, Family Planning ad Travel/Trial will present new items and program to buyers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within these categories and will also be a focus at this EPPS.

Housewares, Household & General Merchandise EPPS

7/16/2017 - 7/19/2017 at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass (Chandler, AZ)

This EPPS focuses on branded and private brand Housewares, Household, General Merchandise and Spring/Summer Seasonal products. Suppliers will present and review new programs, marketing initiatives and promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels covering the following categories:
•...

Contract Manufacturing / Packaging / Logistics for Pharmaceuticals, OTCs & Nutritionals EPPS

7/16/2017 - 7/18/2017 at the Westin Chicago Northwest (Itasca, IL)

The Contract Manufacturing / Packaging / Logistics for Pharmaceuticals & Nutritionals event provides 3rd party Contract Manufacturers, Primary Packagers and Secondary Packagers, & 3PLs with a meeting forum to discuss new business, new technologies and capabilities with Large/Mid-size Pharma ...

Electronics Retail Summit EPPS

7/23/2017 - 7/26/2017 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay (Tampa, FL)

The Electronics retail summit focuses on the latest trends in Consumer Electronics. Manufacturers will present and review new products and programs, marketing initiatives and special promotional opportunities to retailers across all channels. Category focus includes:


• Smartphones, T...

International Foods EPPS

7/23/2017 - 7/25/2017 at the Omni Orlando Resort At ChampionsGate (ChampionsGate, FL)

Suppliers from around the world will present ethnic foods of dry grocery, non-perishable and beverages to US retailers, distributors and importers.

Summer Snack & Dry Grocery EPPS

7/24/2017 - 7/26/2017 at the Omni Orlando Resort At ChampionsGate (ChampionsGate, FL)

At this sourcing and planning review suppliers of Canned Foods, Breakfast, Coffee/Tea & Cocoa, Condiments & Dressings, Dry & Boxed Foods, Sauces & Spreads, Snacks and Natural, Organic items will present new items and promotional opportunities to buyers from across all retail channels...

Beverage EPPS

7/25/2017 - 7/27/2017 at the Omni Orlando Resort At ChampionsGate (ChampionsGate, FL)

At this sourcing and planning review suppliers of Beverages including Sports/Nutritional Drinks, Water, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Juice, RTD Coffee/Tea & Functional Beverages will present new items and promotional opportunities to buyers from across all retail channels.

Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal EPPS

8/13/2017 - 8/17/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Confectionery suppliers will present programs for basic assortments, everyday, and summer seasonal promotions to retailers across all channels.

Gourmet Confectionery EPPS

8/16/2017 - 8/17/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Confectionery suppliers will present gourmet items for basic assortments, everyday, and summer seasonal promotions to retailers within department stores, gift and candy shops, and other specialty retailers.

School & Office Supplies EPPS

8/20/2017 - 8/24/2017 at the Hilton Chicago (Chicago, IL)

School and Office Supplies manufacturers will present and review new products, marketing initiatives and promotional opportunities for the 2017 selling season across all channels.

Frozen, Deli, Meat, Dairy & Bakery EPPS

8/20/2017 - 8/22/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Buyers across all retail channels including grocery, drug, mass, convenience, discount, etc., are looking for products and programs found in the perimeter of the grocery store. Categories include: Dairy, Frozen, Meat/Poultry Bakery, Deli, and Prepared Foods.

Natural, Organic & Specialty Foods EPPS

8/21/2017 - 8/24/2017 at the Rosen Centre Hotel (Orlando, FL)

Natural, Organic and Specialty/Gourmet Foods suppliers will present new programs to buyers across all retail channels.

Global Wine, Beer & Spirits EPPS

8/27/2017 - 8/30/2017 at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort (Braselton, GA)

Wine, beer and spirit producers, importers, distributors and exporters from around the world will present products to a global audience of buyers from off-premise retail accounts, as well as distributors and importers.

Contract Packaging / Manufacturing / Logistics for Food, Beverage, Snack & Confectionery EPPS

8/29/2017 - 8/31/2017 at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort (Braselton, GA)

The Contract Packaging / Manufacturing & Logistics for Food-Beverage-Snack-Confectionery markets prov...

Health Care EPPS

9/11/2017 - 9/14/2017 at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa (Henderson, NV)

First Aid, Foot Care, Eye/Ear, Digestives, Analgesics, Allergy, and Reading Glasses suppliers will present new programs to retailers across all channels. Natural and Organic is a growing segment within these categories and will be a focus at this EPPS.

Asian Beauty, Personal and Health Care EPPS

9/17/2017 - 9/19/2017 at the Harbour Grand Kowloon (Hunghom, Kowloon)

Branded and private label suppliers of Health, Beauty and Personal care will present products to retailers and distributors from Asia

Diabetes/Clinical Programs, Chronic Care Management & Adherence Solutions EPPS

10/2/2017 - 10/4/2017 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center (Oak Brook , IL)

This event will focus on all products, patient services and retailer programs targeting the diabetic or other chronically managed patient. Discussions will focus not only on product merchandising/purchasing but also the development of retail programs that will provide people with wellness informatio...

Contract Manufacturing / Packaging / Logistics for Beauty & Personal Care EPPS

10/2/2017 - 10/4/2017 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center (Oak Brook , IL)

The Contract Manufacturing /Packaging /Logistics for Beauty & Personal Care event provides 3rd party Contract Manufacturers, Primary Packagers and Secondary Packagers, & 3PLs with a meeting forum to discuss new business, new technologies and capabilities with Large/Mid-size CPG beauty and pe...

Latin American Food & Beverage EPPS

11/5/2017 - 11/7/2017 at the Location Revealed Soon...

Branded and private label suppliers will present dry grocery food and beverage items to retailers and distributors from Latin America and the Caribbean.

On-Premise Adult Beverage EPPS

11/5/2017 - 11/7/2017 at the Location Revealed Soon...

Wine, beer and spirit producers, importers, distributors and exporters will present products to an audience of on-premise buyers (restaurants, hotels, resorts/parks, cruise lines, and airlines), as well as distributors and importers.

Foodservice Natural, Organic & Healthy Foods EPPS

11/6/2017 - 11/8/2017 at the Location Revealed Soon...

Vendors with natural, organic and healthier food and beverage menu options have the opportunity to present to foodservice operators, including restaurants, hotel groups, parks/resorts, airlines, cruise lines, universities and distributors.

Pharmacy Technology, Services, Supplies and Automation EPPS

11/13/2017 - 11/15/2017 at the Location Revealed Soon...

Vendors of Pharmacy Technology, Services, Supplies and Automation will meet with Retail Pharmacy Chains, LTC Pharmacy, and Outpatient Pharmacy Providers to discuss new and expanded offerings. Improving the business of pharmacy operations and services are the focus of this business session.

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Candy Planning: Halloween EPPS

12/3/2017 - 12/5/2017 at the Trade Winds Beach Resort (St Pete Beach, FL)

Confectionery suppliers will present programs for the 2018 Halloween holiday season to retailers across all channels.

Outdoor PressCamp Winter

12/4/2017 - 12/8/2017 at the Deer Valley Lodging (Park City, UT)

The team at ECRM’s PressCamp will repeat their successful 2016 Outdoor PressCamp launch this June, 20-23, 2017 in Park City, UT and is adding a second PressCamp for editors/brands at Deer Valley Resort's Silver Baron Lodge, Park City, Utah, December, 4-8, 2017 to focus on winter sports brands and pr...