GMA Association News


Register today: GMA Science Forum

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

The GMA Science Forum assembles a roster of acclaimed individuals to address emerging science, safety and legal requirements in a wide array of areas. Join us on April 18-21 as we examine issues facing our industry, such as the FDA's current regulatory agenda and what to expect from the new administration, advances in biotechnology and more!


Last chance: Development of Industry Standard for Paperless Couponing

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

In July 2016, GS1 US and the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) announced the approval of a new standard for paperless couponing. Industry associations are collaborating to give further definition and guidelines to the implementation of the new paperless couponing standard. If you're a retailer, manufacturer or vendor who works directly for retailers and manufacturers, join us on Feb. 23!


Register today: Food Fraud Mitigation Hands-on Workshop

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 21, 2017

The GMA SEF and USP have joined forces for this workshop, designed to give quality, regulatory and food safety professionals experience with tools available for food fraud mitigation. Attendees will become familiar with strategies for reducing the risk of food fraud and strengthening their supply chains through hands-on examples using all four tools. Learn more and register today!


Tomorrow: Develop FDA Compliant Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

Compliance for many importers to implement major provisions of the FSVP rule is due at the end of May 2017; however, preparation should begin now to ensure that you are ready. Join us for this interactive two-day workshop, using the FSPCA curriculum, which will provide participants with the knowledge needed to implement FDA compliant Foreign Supplier Verification Programs.


Last chance: 2017 GMA Legal Conference -- 1 week left!

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2017

Find out why this event is unmatched for CPG industry legal professionals! Join us in San Diego as we discuss key issues facing our industry, including FSMA and Prop 65, the future of industry labeling and more. Visit our website to register today and don't forget to download the free GMA mobile app to stay in-the-loop while at the conference!


New webinar: Development of Industry Standard for Paperless Couponing

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 16, 2017

In July 2016, GS1 US and the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) announced the approval of a new standard for paperless couponing. Industry associations are collaborating to give further definition and guidelines to the implementation of the new paperless couponing standard. If you're a retailer, manufacturer or vendor who works directly for retailers and manufacturers, join us on Feb. 23!


Learn How to Develop FDA Compliant Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 14, 2017

Compliance for many importers to implement major provisions of the FSVP rule is due at the end of May 2017; however, preparation should begin now to ensure that you are ready. Join us for this interactive two-day workshop, using the FSPCA curriculum, which will provide participants with the knowledge needed to implement FDA compliant Foreign Supplier Verification Programs.


Last chance: Food Safety Culture in the FSMA Era

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 13, 2017

The GMA Science and Education Foundation, Alchemy Systems and Cultivate have partnered to offer a free webinar on Food Safety Culture in the FSMA Era. Join us on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. to learn about the dimensions of organizational culture and how companies like Dannon, Mondelez and Land O'Lakes have used these to evaluate their performance.


New: Update on Development of Industry Standard for Paperless Couponing

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2017

In July 2016, GS1 US and the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) announced the approval of a new standard for paperless couponing. Industry associations are collaborating to give further definition and guidelines to the implementation of the new paperless couponing standard. If you're a retailer, manufacturer or vendor who works directly for retailers and manufacturers, join us on Feb. 23!


2017 GMA Legal Conference: Register today!

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

Find out why this is a can't-miss event for CPG industry legal professionals! Join us in San Diego as we discuss key issues that our industry is facing, including FSMA and Prop 65, class action litigation, the future of industry labeling and more. Visit our website for an in-depth look at the agenda and don't forget to register today!


TPA Supply Chain Conference: Early bird special ends today!

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 07, 2017

Don't miss three days of networking, interactive exhibits and workshops discussing DSD delivery, traceability and all you need to know to build stronger relationships, streamline logistics and ultimately innovate and reduce costs. Register now and meet us in San Diego on April 30! Don't forget to view our website agenda to explore all of our new sessions and speakers!


See all that the GMA Bookstore has to offer!

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2017

Be sure to check out the GMA Bookstore, which features over 100 publications for the consumer packaged goods industry. Members and non-members alike can benefit from our wide selection of industry reports, regulatory webinars, manufacturing manuals and premier textbooks for federally mandated training. Our educational tools provide you with the benchmarks, market trends and training solutions you need to succeed.


Don't delay, join GMA today!

GMA SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2017

A common goal of manufacturers, retailers and suppliers is the quest for new and sustainable business growth. By tapping into market trends through comprehensive and cutting-edge research, GMA assists CPG trading partners in growing their businesses by reducing costs and more effectively managing inventory. Learn more about the value of GMA membership.


2017 TPA Supply Chain Conference -- early bird special ending today!

GMA SmartBrief | Jan 31, 2017

Don't miss three days of networking, interactive exhibits and workshops discussing DSD delivery, traceability and all you need to know to build stronger relationships, streamline logistics and ultimately innovate and reduce costs. Register now and meet us in San Diego on April 30 -- and don't forget, today is your last chance to save $100 on registration fees!


Register today: TPA Supply Chain Conference -- early bird deadline approaching

GMA SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2017

Don't miss three days of networking, interactive exhibits and workshops discussing DSD delivery, traceability and all you need to know to build stronger relationships, streamline logistics and ultimately innovate and reduce costs. Register today and meet us in San Diego on April 30 -- and don't forget, sign up by Jan. 31 to save $100 on registration fees!


Register today: Food Safety Culture in the FSMA Era

GMA SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2017

The GMA Science and Education Foundation, Alchemy Systems and Cultivate have partnered to offer this FREE webinar! Join us on Jan. 31 to learn about the dimensions of organizational culture and how companies have used these to evaluate performance; plus, don't miss the chance to learn about developments and practical tools used by companies like Dannon, Mondelez and Land O'Lakes.




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