GMA Association News


Fostering a Food Safety Culture: A program for food safety leaders

GMA SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Are you a senior leader in finance, manufacturing, supply chain management, human resources or food safety? Do you have strategic and budget responsibilities in your role? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you need to attend this food safety course, presented by the GMA Science and Education Foundation! Register today and meet us on April 13, 2017!


2017 GMA Legal Conference: Updated agenda and speakers -- register today!

GMA SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

GMA's Legal Conference is the preeminent gathering for legal professionals in the food, beverage and consumer product industry. Plus, we've just added new speakers to our sessions on Prop 65 and FSMA, and new breakouts covering International Supply Chains and Class Action Defense Strategies. Check out our updated agenda and join us in San Diego on Feb. 27-28, 2017!


Supply Chain Conference: Early bird deadline approaching -- register today!

GMA SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

The Trading Partner Alliance presents the 8th annual Supply Chain Conference, where over 500 retailers, manufacturers and technology solution providers come together for idea-stimulating educational sessions, interactive exhibits with the latest technology and relationship-building networking opportunities. Join us in San Diego from April 30-May 2, 2017. Plus, register by Dec. 31 and receive $100 off of registration costs!


See all that the GMA Bookstore has to offer!

GMA SmartBrief | Dec 02, 2016

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.


Registration now open: GMA Science Forum

GMA SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Join us in 2017! We've added a new closing general session: A Look Back and A Look Forward -- What Does the Future Hold for the Food Industry. Our experts will discuss how the last year of an administration impacted activities and priorities in the various agencies, what political transitions we're seeing with a new administration and what can be expected.


Last chance: Strategies to Reduce Waste for Increased Profitability

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

The Food Waste Reduction Alliance is an initiative to reduce food waste across the country. Up to 40% of food that is grown, processed and transported in North America isn't consumed; additionally, over 16% is lost during production and distribution. Join us tomorrow to learn how your company can provide an operation that's more profitable and ecologically sustainable.


Supply Chain closing general speaker announced: Charlie Redden

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Join us for the 8th annual Supply Chain Conference, where we've just added to the roster Charlie Redden, the director of supply chain at Taylor Guitars, a leading manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars. Don't miss out on valuable insight from this highly credentialed supply chain leader, who has also been featured in ISM's Inside Supply Management magazine! Register today!


2017 Science Forum: New closing general session added!

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

Join us in 2017! We've added a new closing general session: A Look Back and A Look Forward -- What Does the Future Hold for the Food Industry? Our experts will discuss how the last year of an administration impacted activities and priorities in the various agencies, what political transitions we're seeing with a new administration and what can be expected.


2017 GMA Legal Conference: New sessions and speakers added!

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 22, 2016

GMA's Legal Conference is the preeminent gathering for legal professionals in the food, beverage and consumer product industry. Plus, we've just added new speakers to our sessions on Prop 65 and FSMA, and new breakouts covering International Supply Chains and Class Action Defense Strategies. Check out our updated agenda and join us in San Diego on Feb. 27-28, 2017!


Register today: 2017 GMA Legal Conference

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

GMA's Legal Conference is the preeminent gathering for legal professionals in the food, beverage and consumer product industry. Prominent legal counsel and regulatory experts cover a variety of important and timely legal issues, and help you learn to protect your brands from litigation risks. Join us in San Diego on Feb. 27-28 for an experience that you can't miss!


Don't miss this: Strategies to Reduce Waste for Increased Profitability

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

The Food Waste Reduction Alliance is an initiative to reduce food waste across the country. Up to 40% of food that is grown, processed and transported in North America isn't consumed; additionally, over 16% is lost during production and distribution. Join us on Nov. 30 to learn how your company can provide an operation that's more profitable and ecologically sustainable.


Unique opportunity: Preventive Controls and Lead Instructor training in Europe!

GMA SmartBrief | Nov 11, 2016

The GMA Science and Education Foundation, in collaboration with Euroservizi Impressa Srl, will host a four-day combo course. Participants will be able to receive a Preventive Controls for Human Food certificate and the Lead Instructor certificate upon completion of the course. To learn more about these courses, go to www.leadinstructor.com. To register, contact Akhila Vasan via email.




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