GMA Association News


Complying With Regulatory Requirements for the Labeling of Packaged Foods

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2016

Occasionally, when packaging and labeling employees learn on-the-job, it can lead to inefficiencies and costly errors. GMA has taken the foundations of food labeling and packaged them into two-and-a-half days of interactive learning. The September workshop is sold out; however, due to popular demand, we've added another session on Nov. 1-3. Register today before this one fills up!


GMA Workshop Series: Train-the-Trainer HACCP Course

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

GMA’s Train-the-Trainer HACCP course, in conjunction with the International HACCP Alliance, prepares its attendees to become food industry HACCP instructors. The workshop includes segments on evaluation of adult learning styles, techniques, tools and problem solving, which can be applied when teaching the various components of HACCP. The course takes place on Oct. 18-20 at GMA Headquarters. Register today!


Register today: GMA's Thermal Process Development Workshop

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

As a part of GMA’s Thermal Processing Professional Training Program, this workshop builds on its 20-plus year history by using hands-on activities with different packages and product types to examine the design of thermal processes for retorted products. Join us from Sept. 26-28, and learn to improve your understanding of basic thermal process establishment and evaluation techniques.


GMA Workshop Series: FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016

Are you compliant with FSMA's Preventive Controls Rules? If not, attend this two-and-a-half-day workshop, using curriculum recognized by the FDA. GMA will help you understand and prepare for the changes that are coming under the Preventive Controls Rule. Join us Sept. 20-22; plus, receive 10% off the registration costs when you use coupon code GMA-EDU16!


Register today: Strengthening Food Safety Culture and Lowering Risks

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

Did you know that 46% fewer mistakes are made in companies that have a strong culture of quality? Food Safety Culture is a buzzword! That's why you’re invited to a special Senior Leadership Seminar on Strengthening Food Safety Culture and Lowering Risks, hosted by the GMA SEF, Alchemy Systems and Cultivate. The event is on Sept. 13, so register today.


TPA Supply Chain Conference 2017: Connect. Transform. Deliver

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

Join us at 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 on April 30-May 2, 2017, and don’t miss the early bird special! Register by Dec. 31 and receive 10% off of registration costs!


Don’t miss this: GMA’s Thermal Processing Professional Training Program

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 17, 2016

This program is a set of two workshops designed to teach thermal processing professionals the most current, science-based techniques critical to the development of optimal thermal processes. The first, Thermal Process Development, will take place on Sept. 26-28. The following workshop, Management and Evaluation of Thermal Process Deviations, will follow Sept. 29-30. Learn more or register today.


Limited seats available: Strengthening Food Safety Culture and Lowering Risks

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 15, 2016

Calling all senior management across functionalities! Don't miss this opportunity to join like-minded professionals and learn about the impact of food safety culture in your organization during our seminar Strengthening Food Safety Culture and Lowering Risks. Limited seats remaining for this seminar and discounted access to the Alchemy conference. The seminar takes place on Sept. 13. Register now!


Early bird special: TPA Supply Chain Conference 2017

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 12, 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 on April 30-May 2, 2017. Plus, register by Dec. 31 and receive 10% off of registration costs!


Register today: GMA Food Labeling Workshop

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 11, 2016

Occasionally, when packaging and labeling employees learn on-the-job, it can lead to inefficiencies and costly errors. GMA has taken the foundations of food labeling and packaged them into two-and-a-half days of interactive learning. The September workshop is sold out; however, due to popular demand, we've added another session on Nov. 1-3, 2016! Register today before this one fills up!


Calling senior management across functionalities!

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 09, 2016

Don't miss this opportunity to join like-minded professionals and learn about the impact of food safety culture in your organization during our seminar, Strengthening Food Safety Culture and Lowering Risks. Limited seats remain for this seminar and discounted access to the Alchemy conference. The seminar takes place on September 13, so register now!


GMA's 2016 Environmental Success Stories in CPG released this week

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 05, 2016

The third volume of GMA's Environmental Success Stories in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry was released this week, showcasing examples of leadership in the sustainability areas of air, water and waste. This year's report, which focuses heavily on innovation, builds off of the 2012 and 2014 reports. Check out GMA's press release for the report.


Don't miss this: GMA's Thermal Processing Professional Training Program

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 04, 2016

Made especially for professionals working toward becoming a recognized Process Authority, this program is a set of two workshops designed to teach thermal processing professionals the most current, science-based techniques critical to the development of optimal thermal processes. The first, Thermal Process Development, will take place Sept. 26-28. The following workshop, Management and Evaluation of Thermal Process Deviations, will follow on Sept. 29-30. Learn more or register today!


Register to attend: Strengthening Food Safety Culture and Lowering Risks

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 02, 2016

The GMA Science and Education Foundation invites you to join us on Sept. 13 in Austin for the food safety culture seminar of the year. We'll be engaging senior leaders and managers with discussions on consequences of food safety incidents and tools to leverage prevention strategies. This blended learning seminar is a perfect opportunity to network with peers.


Last chance: Don't miss out on Global Sustainability Summit 2016

GMA SmartBrief | Aug 01, 2016

Only one week left until Global Sustainability Summit, where companies will gain proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level. Plus, everyone who registers and attends a pre-Summit session and the conference will be entered to win a private conversation with our keynote speaker, explorer and film maker, Celine Cousteau. Register today before it's too late!




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