The Consumer Goods Forum: The Global Summit


The Global Summit of The Consumer Goods Forum is the business event that unites CEOs from some of the world’s most successful retailers, manufacturers and service providers. In its 61st​ year, the Global Summit will take place in Berlin.

Under the theme of ‘Global Learnings from Local Success’ the Global Summit will explore brand relevance in a consumer-centric world, as well as how to leverage technology for a sustainable future.

In addition, key questions will be addressed such as “Who is winning, how and why?”​ and “Do we need retailers?”​. 

These discussions will be led by a number of The Consumer Goods Forum’s most prestigious members and leading industry experts, including: the 66th​ US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, Germany'd federal minister of finance Wolfgang Schäuble, EMEA Business and Operations of Google president Matt Brittin and Sainsbury ceo Mike Coupe.  

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