Select Criteria: Tracks = SNAP Nutrition Incentives

Tuesday, September 21, 1:15 PM - 1:40 PM

  • Room: Ballys Bronze 2
Nutrition Incentives, or the providing of additional dollars to help low-income shoppers purchase more healthy foods, is an emerging world. As incentive programs expand both from Federal to private and state programs as well as from produce to other products such as milk retailers should be informed of the opportunities... Read More
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Lori Kanitz
Project Director, Federal Grants, Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Baylor University
Moderator
Molly Pfaffenroth
Senior Director, Government Relations
National Grocers Association
Panelist
Tim O'Conner
Project Consultant
National Grocers Association Foundation
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Tuesday, September 21, 1:50 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: Ballys Bronze 2
There are many reasons that retailers choose to start a nutrition incentive project in their stores from wanting to help address food insecurity in their communities to the potential boost in produce sales that a nutrition incentive project can offer. Come listen to three retailers share their reasons for starting... Read More
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Brenda Lindberg
PMO Director
Northgate Markets
Moderator
Chelsea Matzen
Project Manager
National Grocers Association
Panelist
Giselle Alvarez
Vice President, Operations
Hitchcock’s Markets
Panelist
Jimmy Wright
President
Wright's Markets, Inc.
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Tuesday, September 21, 2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

  • Room: Ballys Bronze 2
Once a retailer decides they would like an incentive program in their store they must then explore how to implement the program. The NGA Foundation’s Technical Assistance Center is here to help retailers navigate the steps involved in implementing an incentive program. Learn about the existing incentive models, assessing which... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Aryn McLaren
Iowa Healthiest State
Panelist
Brenda Lindberg
PMO Director
Northgate Markets
Moderator
Ted Mason
Project Director
National Grocers Association Foundation
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Tuesday, September 21, 3:05 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Ballys Bronze 2
In order to start an incentive program in-store a retailer must find a grantee partner. Who are these elusive grantees with funding for incentives and how do retailers get connected with them? The NGAF Technical Assistance Center will walk you through why this partnership is important and how to make... Read More
Speaker(s)
Panelist
Laura Zappi
Director of Marketing
HAC, Inc.
Speaker
Mickey Lawson
Director of Information Technology
CW Foods
Panelist
Richard Comeau
Director of Programming
Hunger Free Oklahoma
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