Schedule

Education Events

Conference Functions

Sunday, September 25, 2022

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Conference Registration Open

Sponsored by Post Consumer Brands

Palm Springs Convention Center, Mesquite D

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

The Illuminators Golf Tournament

Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Opening Experience

Sponsored by Mercatus

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, California Grand Ballroom

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Reception

Sponsored by E. & J. Gallo Winery

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, California Grand Ballroom

8:00 PM - 10 PM

Molson Coors After Hours Social

Sponsored by Molson Coors Beverage Company

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Pool Deck

Monday, September 26, 2022

6:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Conference Registration Open

Sponsored by Post Consumer Brands

Palm Springs Convention Center, Mesquite D

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Provided by The Illuminators

Palm Springs Convention Center, Oasis 1-3

7:00 AM - 8:20 AM

Whiteboard Sessions

Sponsored by RMS, Inc.

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Pre-Scheduled Business Meetings/Conference Exhibit Hall Open

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Provided by The Illuminators

Palm Springs Convention Center, Oasis 1-3

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Independent Grocers Forum

Palm Springs Convention Center, Mesquite H

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Sip! Tequila Tasting & Guacamole Happy Hour

Palm Springs Convention Center, Lobby

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Provided by The Illuminators

Palm Springs Convention Center, Oasis 1-3

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Conference Registration Open

Sponsored by Post Consumer Brands

Palm Springs Convention Center, Mesquite D

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

The Morning Kickoff

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, California Grand Ballroom

9:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-Scheduled Business Meetings/Conference Exhibit Hall Open

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch Provided by The Illuminators

Palm Springs Convention Center, Lobby

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Keynote Address

Palm Springs Convention Center, Primrose Ballroom

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Scheduled Business Meetings

5:00 PM

Event Concludes