The Diversity & Minority Owned General Merchandise Session

Held Virtually

Join us on March 28, 2023 - March 30, 2023

Engage virtually in the Diversity & Minority Owned General Merchandise Session with ECRM Connect™ and drive category success year-round

This session is designed to introduce retailers to General Merchandise manufacturers and brands that are diversity qualified or minority owned. Certifications to include but not limited to: Ethnic Minority Owned- Disadvantaged Business Enterprise- Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual or Transgender Owned- Veteran Owned-Disability Owned-Woman Owned Business. Categories included are Household Cleaning & Paper Products, Spring & Summer Seasonal, Pet, Housewares & Home Décor, School & Office, Consumer Technology, Sporting Goods, Automotive & Hardware, Baby, and Toy products. 

All Diversity Program costs are on average 50% off category program costs. Participate in multiple Diversity Programs for Buy One Get One 50% Off.

Buyer and sellers are paired based on categories, capabilities, and buyer objectives.

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Participation Options

Buyer Program Participation

Fuel your discovery and planning needs with ECRM Programs.

Program Pricing

No Registration Fee

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Challenger Brands

Brands looking to grow distribution with buyers including national, regional & alternative channels

Innovation Pipeline featuring 10 Minute Meetings

Special Savings

$2,500 USD

offer ends: Jan 06, 2023

Full Price: $3,000 USD

Participate

Leading Brands

Brands looking for strategic collaboration, distribution & planning with key buyers across all channels

Planning Session featuring 20 Minute Meetings

Special Savings

$3,500 USD

offer ends: Jan 06, 2023

Full Price: $4,000 USD

Participate

Costs are subject to terms and conditions.  All requests for registration are subject to review and approval by ECRM.  Additional limitations may apply, and certain ECRM benefits are subject to eligibility requirements.  Please contact Melinda Young at 440-248-2190 or MCYoung@ECRM.MarketGate.com for further details or with any questions.  ECRM Cancellation Policy.

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Our Performance Guarantee

ECRM is the worldwide standard in connecting retailers and suppliers.

Our top priority is your success. We will deliver growth driving value through:


Guaranteed connections with the right buyers at the right time

Increased brand exposure to our vast buyer audience

Actionable insights and trends

We stand behind our performance 100%.  If you’re not satisfied, just let us know, and we will work with you to make it right.



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Contact Melinda

Melinda Young is our Senior Vice President of General Merchandise and is eager to learn about your business needs.

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Contact Craig

Craig Chmielowicz is our Senior Vice President, Health & Beauty Care and is eager to learn about your business needs.

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Contact Sarah

Sarah Davidson is our Senior Vice President of Grocery and is eager to learn about your business needs.

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