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Circana to deliver FMCG’s largest virtual annual State of the Industry event

Circana, the “world’s leading” advisor on consumer behaviour, will host its highly anticipated State of the Industry event: Exploring the Future of FMCG Retail, online on Wednesday, 15 November 2023. The three-hour-long event will bring together experts from across Australia and New Zealand to provide unparalleled insights and in-depth analysis into the state of FMCG. Over 3000 have registered to attend this event.

Circana Head of Media and Analytics for Asia Pacific Alistair Leathwood says: “Our annual State of the Industry event has become the leading forum for industry professionals across the FMCG industry wanting to understand the health and future of the industry. This year we look forward to another focus-driven event that will provide attendees with a 360-degree view of the industry and the issues, risks, challenges and opportunities facing it.

“Last year, we focused on the aftermath of the Covid pandemic and its impact on the APAC region. This year, we will be focusing on the building and growth of the industry and the cost-of-living challenges facing shoppers. The event will also cover how to leverage the media to access and engage with the market to attract shoppers. Insightful and backed by our extensive data and analysis to guide the forecasts, this year’s event, which is free for attendees, is expected to exceed last year’s registration numbers.”

Expert industry speakers

“This year’s line-up of industry speakers includes high calibre experts from across Australia and New Zealand respected for their expertise, experience and thought leadership,” Mr Leathwood said.

  • Pippa Leary, Managing Director of Client Product for News Corp Australia
  • Nick Tuffley, Chief Economist with ASB Bank
  • Paul Hinds, Group Managing Director of APAC, Circana
  • Craig Irwin, Managing Director of New Zealand, Circana
  • Alistair Leathwood, Head of Media and Analytics for APAC Circana
  • Daniel Bone, Insights Director for Australia, Circana
  • Debbie Simpson-Pudney, Head of Retail and S&I for New Zealand, Circana; and
  • Julie Bramley, Market Research & Insights Consultant for New Zealand, Circana.

“I expect this year’s event to be extremely insightful and informative and have no doubt that those attending will come away from it with a more in-depth understanding of the market and what to do for 2024,” Mr Leathwood said.

Event details

Wednesday, 15 November 2022

Australia: 09:30am to 12:30pm (AEDT)
New Zealand: 11:30am to 2:30pm (NZST)

Cost: Free

To register: crowdcomms-ltd.reg.crowdcomms.com/iriapacsoi/pages/speakers.

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