Two new NZACS Committee Members have been confirmed; Peter Jowett Finalists are confirmed; and the Events Calendar is updated. Read on:

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”4496″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Our partnership with FMCG business has continued to grow from strength to strength this year with the addition of the C&I section in the 2 monthly publication.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]FMCG in collaboration with NZACS have published 18 articles so far this year covering supplier and committee members profiles, predictions for the path ahead, research, and innovation in the NZ market.

Click on the link to preview articles and subscribe: Convenience & Impulse Retailing Archives – FMCG Business[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”New NZACS Committee Members Confirmed”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Louise Mitchell – NPD

Louise joins as a retail representative replacing Andrew Lane from Night n Day who stepped down last year.

Louise has been managing multiple categories since the establishment of NPD in 2017 where she moved from Foodstuff’s South Island. She has extensive experience in foodservice and has been pivotal in developing the Refresh Food offering in the new-to-industry NPD sites in the South Island.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4489″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Joanna Graham – BP

Jo has had a varied international career, including stints in the UK and China.  She has held technical and commercial roles at Fisher & Paykel, Diageo and most recently bp, where she currently heads up Convenience Trading for ANZ.  

Jo lives in Melbourne with her family and holds a Bachelor of Consumer & Applied Sciences (Honours) from Otago University. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4493″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Meet our Peter Jowett Finalists”][vc_column_text]We are in the process of finalising dates and venues for our annual Peter Jowett scholarship & awards night.

The PJ topic for 2021 is…

“In light of COVID 19 and the changes in shopper behaviour and dynamics, what opportunities has this pandemic presented for Convenience retailers to change the way they retail and look for areas to deliver sales growth and foot traffic for their businesses”.

It is my pleasure to introduce our four finalists who will compete for our two scholarships this year.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”4498″][vc_column_text]Andrew Olsen – Frucor Suntory
Key Account Manager P&C[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”4500″][vc_column_text]Kailee Reed – BAT NZ
Trade Marketing Rep[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”4499″][vc_column_text]Chad Beets – BAT NZ
Specialist Trade Marketing Rep[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”4497″][vc_column_text]Sergei Morgan – BAT NZ
Trade Marketing Rep[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”2021 Events Calendar”][vc_column_text]February 2021
2020 membership – OPEN

March 18th, 2021
NZACS fundraiser golf tournament – COMPLETE
Auckland – Takapuna

May & June 2021
State of the Industry Breakfast Meeting – COMPLETE
Auckland & Christchurch

2021 – TBC
C-Store simulation Workshop – subject to Australia border openings
Auckland 

Postponed to 6th & 7th April 2022
C&I Expo trade show & Leaders’ summit
The Cloud
Auckland

September / October 2021 – Date TBC
NZACS Peter Jowett Scholarship and Awards Night
Auckland
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