Western Grocer Confirms Participation as Media Sponsor

Western Grocer Magazine has confirmed their participation in this year’s DCI Events as a Media Sponsor, as well as taking an additional hole sign sponsorship at the Charity Golf Classic. They have also confirmed that they will be providing a copy of their magazine to take home for every attendee at the DCI Business Summit.

Thank you for supporting DCI and the independent retailers across the country!

DCI Partners with Multivet Media for its 3rd Year

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With 32 years of event staging, multi-media and video production, Multivet Media has confirmed their partnership with DCI for the 3rd annual DCI Business Summit. Previously, Multivet Media brought the inaugural DCI Star Awards to fruition in its first year during 2017, adding quality and entertaining video media, voice over announcements, lighting, staging and event pacing. We are excited to be continuing this partnership with them, and know that they are fully ready to elevate the DCI Summit for 2019. Click here to visit their website and to see a full list of their previous partnerships with clients that include Aldo, St. Hubert and Jean Coutu.

Canadian Grocer Confirms Participation As Media Sponsor

Canadian Grocer Magazine (Ensemble IQ) has confirmed their participation in this year’s DCI Events as a Media Sponsor as well as taking an additional ‘Closest To The Line’ hole sponsorship at the Charity Golf Classic. They have also confirmed that they will be providing a copy of their magazine to take home for every attendee at the DCI Business Summit.

Thank you for supporting DCI and the independent retailers across the country!

The 2019 DCI Events Committee Has Been Established!

Once again, members of the industry have come forth voluntarily to sit on the DCI Events Committee to ensure that the 2019 DCI Events have involvement from independent retails, supplier partners and wholesalers. Together, the Committee shares the common interest of providing value and benefits to all parties and all attendees coming to the Summit and Golf events. The Events Committee meets once a month to provide input on the planning of the events, and to act as the voting committee for the DCI Star Awards.

The 2019 DCI Events Committee consists of:

Barry Lanteigne - DCI
Todd Newstead - CFIG
Debra Ramage - Drayton Food Market
Jim Bexis - Sun Valley Market
Mauro Di Tullio - Federated Insurance Company of Canada
Sean Oliver - ESKA Inc.
Mike Turcotte - Parmalat Canada
Lisa Jones - Sleeman Breweries
Jeff O’Neill - Weston Foods
Greg McGrath - Italpasta Ltd.
Thomas Perry - Covered Bridge Potato Chips
George Hampson - Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Mike Sharpe - FMS Solutions
Dan Stabile - Lococo’s
Vanessa Peters - Canadian Grocer
Larry Bonikowsky - Grocery Business
Adam Powell - Atlantic Grocery Distributors
Craig Cavin - Island Independent Buying Group
Renato Guerini - Sobeys Wholesale

For more information about the Committee members, please click here.

Thank you to the DCI Events Committee for volunteering and supporting DCI, the independent grocers, and the industry! We know 2019 will be a great year!