GS1 Connect 2023, a conference and exhibition hosted by GS1 US, will feature more than 275 industry-leading companies that will share strategies for leveraging GS1 Standards to enable end-to-end supply chain visibility. Companies represented include, but are not limited to: Bumble Bee Foods, Chick-fil-A, The Coca-Cola Corporation, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Dillard's, Georgia-Pacific, Hershey, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg, L’Oréal, Macy's, McDonald's Corporation, PepsiCo., Procter & Gamble, Target and others.

The event will be held June 5–7, 2023, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

The 2023 conference will feature more than 50 live sessions across eight tracks, including grocery, retail, foodservice, innovation, standards and tools, technology, healthcare, and “How to Do Business With...” sessions. The event will help attendees address a variety of business challenges and best practices for using standards-based business processes to drive supply chain efficiencies and enhance customer experiences.

Sessions include a range of topics, such as supply chain visibility, data quality, digital commerce, traceability, sustainability, implementation and use of two-dimensional barcodes, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and advanced data carriers, regulated healthcare and food, cold chain management, automation, emerging technology, and others. The three-day conference also offers:

  • A keynote speech from co-founder and first CEO of Netflix Marc Randolph
  • A panel discussion facilitated by “Fast Company,” titled, “The Future Is Frictionless: Building the New Ecosystem of Commerce,” which will bring brand owners and retail experts together to debate the future of the marketplace
  • Collaboration opportunities through trading partner roundtable discussions and “How to Do Business With…” sessions featuring top retailers, distributors, and brands
  • The Startup Lab Pitch Competition, where companies present their technology innovations for a chance to win cash prizes
  • A “Beyond the UPC” experience center that showcases the power and potential of advanced data carriers to drive business efficiencies and consumer engagement
  • Exhibits from solution providers
  • GS1 US University for those seeking to build their foundational GS1 Standards knowledge.

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