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CFIC Convention Draft Schedule of Events

The CFIC Convention schedule of events packs a lot into three days in order to make the most of your time away! Individual events are subject to change as we continue planning.

Time Event
10:00 am – 7:00 pm CFIC Check-In
10:00 am – 7:00 pm Sponsor Sample Sack Pick-Up
11:30 am – 5:00 pm CFIC Café (Lunch Buffet 11:30 am–1:30 pm)
4:00 pm Hotel Check-In
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm New Member Welcome Reception with Retailers
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Welcome Dinner, open to all
  • Silent Auction Bidding Begins
Time Event
7:00 am – 7:00 pm CFIC Check-In
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Sponsor Sample Sack Pick-Up
7:00 am – 5:00 pm CFIC Café (Hot Breakfast Buffet 7:00–9:00 am; Lunch Buffet 11:30 am–1:30 pm)
8:00 am – 9:30 am Opening Session & Keynote Speaker
9:45 am – 10:15 am Harris Teeter Executive Briefing
10:30 am – 11:05 am MDI Executive Briefing
10:00 am – 5:00 pm One-On-One Business Meetings
11:20 am – 11:50 am Lowes Foods Executive Briefing
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Innovation Showcase and Reception
  • Dinner on your own
Time Event
7:00 am – 4:00 pm CFIC Café (Hot Breakfast Buffet 7:00–9:00 am; Lunch Buffet 11:30 am–1:30 pm)
8:00 am – 9:00 am General Session, ITR Economics
8:30 am – 12:00 pm Sponsor Sample Sack Pick-Up
9:15 am – 9:45 am Food Lion Executive Briefing
10:00 am – 10:30 am Food City Executive Briefing
11:00 am – 4:00 pm One-On-One Business Meetings
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm  Platinum Sponsors Reception (Adults only, by invitation)
6:45 pm – 9:00 pm President’s Reception and Celebration Dinner, adults only
8:30 pm Silent Auction Closes
8:45 pm – 10:00 pm Silent Auction Payment and Item Pick Up
Time Event
8:00 am – 10:00 am CFIC Café (Hot Breakfast Buffet 8:00–9:30 am)
8:00 am – 10:00 am Silent Auction Payment and Pick Up
8:00 am – 12:00 pm One-On-One Business Meetings
9:00 am – 11:00 am CFIC Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 am  Hotel Check Out
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