Leading Edge Annual Conference 2019

Sep 26 2019 09:00 - 17:00

Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Broad Sanctuary, SW1P 3EE London

This September we’re back with another full day conference packed with inspiring personal development and industry insight speakers, and we want YOU to join us!

Over 600 food and grocery industry professionals attended last year and over 97% of them said they’d recommend this event to a colleague! View the 2018 highlights reel here.

2019 Overview

This year our programme has been designed to help you explore three key areas as we ask: what makes good, become great?

Join us on 26th September, and you’ll not only be able to attend all of those sessions absolutely free, but also get chance to meet over 600 of your industry colleagues over welcome refreshments, a networking lunch, and post-event networking drinks.

View the full programme summary here.

We know the new, great, you wants to learn and develop, so we’ll be giving you the skills to help take your first huge step towards your own personal greatness!

Fast event facts

Programme summary

  • Registration and refreshments
  • Session 1: Personal impact
  • Session 2: Success is yours . . . own it!
  • Session 3: Food and grocery industry: embracing change
  • Session 4: Leading through uncertainty
  • Session 5: Networking: making great connections
  • Lunch
  • Session 6: Embracing diversity and inclusion
  • Session 7: Bouncebackability
  • Networking drinks

See the full details of each session here.

What is Leading Edge/IGD

IGD is a research and training charity that sits at the heart of the food and grocery industry.

As a charity we exist to upskill people working in or looking to join the food and grocery industry and are the lifelong learning partner for the sector, equipping everyone with the skills and knowledge needed to face the challenges of the future.

We've been delivering free personal development learning events through our Leading Edge brand for over 25 years, and now offer a whole range of innovative solutions including online resources that you can access wherever and whenever you need to, webinars, evening masterclasses, and the Conference.

Find out more here.