Retailer Information

As the industry's largest grocery distributor, SUPERVALU is committed to serving independent retailers. We have the expertise, scale and buying power to make you a successful grocery retailer. This Expo will give you first-hand insight into our programs and solutions that will help you drive your sales, as well as provide you direct access to special offers that ultimately increase your profits.

Who should attend:

  • Owners and management teams
  • Merchandisers and buyers
  • Store managers and assistant managers
  • Department managers
  • Functional support leads for a retail grocery business (technology, human resources, finance, etc.)

 

 

Retailer Travel Information

Complimentary Air & Lodging
  • SUPERVALU will provide qualifying retailers with complimentary air transportation, as well as up to (3) nights of hotel accommodations July 23 - 26, 2018. If you choose to add additional nights, requests can be made at the time of registration; however, additional nights will be at your own expense and based on availability at the discounted group rate.
Buying Requirements for Complimentary Travel
  • To qualify for complimentary air transportation and hotel accommodations for the Expo, retailers must meet the following buying requirements (per departmental attendee).

If you register as:

    • Grocery/Frozen Food/Dairy – Pre-orders, event orders & seasonal orders totaling $20,000 for air transportation and/or hotel.
    • GM/HBC – Pre-orders, event orders & seasonal orders totaling $7,000 or more for air transportation and/or hotel.
    • Bakery and Deli – Pre-orders, event orders & seasonal orders totaling $7,000 or more for air transportation and/or hotel.
    • Floral and Produce – Pre-orders, event orders totaling $7,000 or more for air transportation and/or hotel.
    • Meat and Seafood – Pre-orders, event orders totaling $7,000 or more for air transportation and/or hotel.
    • Owner, Store Manager, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Director, Corporate Buyer – Up to 5 additional complimentary registrations per owner group.

NOTE:
*Transportation and/or hotel will be charged back to your retailer statement if minimums are not met for each attendee.
**Hotel accommodations will NOT be covered by SUPERVALU for any retailer who lives within the seven-county Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

Retailer Travel Arrangements
  • Travel and lodging arrangements must be submitted via online registration. Once you've completed your registration, an agent from ALTOUR will contact you to confirm your travel arrangements.
  • ALTOUR will make air arrangements for all SUPERVALU retailers via the most efficient route from your home city to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Air travel arrangements will be confirmed using non-refundable airline tickets with an airline-imposed penalty for changes. Tickets are subject to airline-imposed penalties if changed or cancelled once ticketed and will be the responsibility of the retailer. Any cancellations will be charged back to the retailer's statement. To eliminate any penalties, please plan your stay carefully.

Guest Policy
  • A guest is considered someone who is not part of the purchasing decision. The guest badge will allow access to the Expo floor. All other travel expenses will be at the guest's expense. If you wish to bring a guest to the show, we encourage you to book their registration and travel at the same time as yours.