Announcing the
2018 Navigators Conference

Be part of an elite group that navigates the direction of your organization and your industry.

Our event has grown to be more than a user group. With you in mind, we are taking an industry-focused approach to our agenda, discussing go-to-market strategies and foodservice best practices.

Chart the right course for your go-to-market strategy. During this one day conference, you’ll collaborate with foodservice professionals across Sales, Marketing, Finance and IT to guide the future of Tibersoft’s software and data community. You’ll also learn tools and tactics to optimize your channels to grow sales and refine trade spend and double dips to grow net revenue.

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PAST ATTENDEES

TENTATIVE AGENDA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2018
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Evening Event
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2018
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM BREAKFAST
8:30 AM – 8:50 AM Opening Remarks
Presenter: Chris Martin, Tibersoft & Jim Baker, Cultura Technologies
8:50 AM – 9:50 AM Product Update + Parent Child Relations
We’ll discuss how grouping C&U, K-12, and relating Ship-To to Sell-To operator locations will improve your go-to-market productivity.
Presenter: Chris Hart, Tibersoft & Dominic Puleo, Tibersoft
9:50 AM – 10:15 AM Be Anywhere
Tales of foodservice road warriors; best practices using the new Tibersoft Anywhere version.
Presenter: Sheldon Morgan, Conagra Foodservice
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM AM BREAK
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Mining GPOs
Using Operator Review to maximize opportunity with the groups.
Presenter: Brooks Friedman, Smithfield Foods
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Tibersoft TV
Learn how we’ve now embedded video within Explore.
Presenter: Rob Benson, Tibersoft
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM LUNCH
12:45 PM – 2:45 PM Workshop: Visualizing Go-To-Market Position
Co-facilitated by Delta Associates, this two-hour interactive working session will teach attendees how to apply different types of data visualization techniques to create compelling business stories, and help shape the new visual templates within Tibersoft Explore.
Presenter: Rob Benson, Tibersoft; Mary Wilson, Tibersoft; Steve Gerst, Delta Associates & Kristie Sanders, Delta Associates
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM PM BREAK
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Kellogg’s Case Study: Tony the data-driven Tiger
Well curated data is grrrrreeat! Suzanne shares her journey to becoming data-driven, and how it has transformed the way Kellogg’s does business.
Presenter: Suzanne Cwik, Kellogg’s
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Wrap Up & Open Discussion
Presenter: Chris Martin, Tibersoft

*Please note that this is a tentative agenda and not yet final. It is subject to change without notice.

SPEAKERS

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Chris’ 20+ years of experience has helped shape the foodservice technology industry. As an original founder of Tibersoft, Chris now serves as General Manager. He is focused on helping clients innovate with data in ways that were never before possible.

CHRIS MARTIN
PRESIDENT
TIBERSOFT

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Suzanne primarily supports non-commercial foodservice, including large national accounts. She is also the Kellogg’s business lead for Tibersoft Explore.

SUZANNE CWIK
SR MANAGER OF FOODSERVICE TRADE AND SALES STRATEGY
KELLOGG’S

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Brooks is focused on developing Non-Commercial strategy to prioritize customers and segments that drive the most incremental growth. His expertise lies in Non-Commercial Contract Management and GPO channels. With his background in culinary, he also leads the culinary ideation process for his National Accounts Sales Team.

BROOKS FRIEDMAN
NATIONAL ACCOUNTS SALES MANAGER
SMITHFIELD FOODS

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Rob Benson joined Tibersoft in 2018 after a successful tenure at ExakTime. His keen analytical mind, common sense, ability to listen to customers and the marketplace are the balanced blend of skills that drive Tibersoft’s product roadmap and strategy.

ROBERT BENSON
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT SOLUTIONS
TIBERSOFT

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Since 1998, Chris Hart has played an integral part in the company’s successful product development. His hands-on experience, understanding of the foodservice supply chain and expertise is product vision and technology development have been critical to Tibersoft’s development of successful products designed specifically for the foodservice industry and its challenges.

CHRIS HART
DIRECTOR, RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
TIBERSOFT

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STEVE GERST
PRINCIPAL
DELTA ASSOCIATES

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KRISTIE SANDERS
PRINCIPAL
DELTA ASSOCIATES

TRAVEL

Union League Club of Chicago
65 Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

Hotel Details:
Room Rate: $190 USD
To reserve call 312-427-7800 and use code TIBER

Public Transportation To/From ULCC:
The Club is just two blocks from the LaSalle Street Metra Station, six blocks from Union Metra Station, one block from the Jackson stop on the blue line, and only blocks away from every El station. For more information on taking public transportation to the Club, call 800.443.0578.

Parking:
Valet Parking available at the Federal Street Entrance. Self-Parking available at the garage on the northwest corner of Federal and Van Buren. Special rates are available for guests with tickets that are validated at the Front Desk.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much does it cost?

The conference cost is included in your subscription fees.

What is the cancellation policy?

If you know you cannot attend the event, cancellations received by 5:00pm (Eastern Time) prior to September 5th, 2018, will be accepted. There will be a $100 Food & Beverage penalty fee for cancellations received after 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time) on September 5th, 2018. To cancel your registration, you will need to send your cancellation in writing to michelle.mccabe@tibersoft.com

Can I send a substitution if I am unable to attend?

If you know you cannot attend the event, you can transfer your event pass to someone else until September 21st, 2018 at 5:00pm (Eastern Time). To transfer your pass, send an email to michelle.mccabe@tibersoft.com.

Where can I find the full terms & conditions?

Full conference terms and conditions can be found here.

Additional Questions?
Please email Michelle McCabe at michelle.mccabe@tibersoft.com

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