2,500

ATTENDEES

76

MILLION MEDIA IMPRESSIONS

8000

FOOD SAMPLED

80,000

TOTAL SQ.FT

Top Reasons to Attend GSF


Network

Get New Ideas

Find New Products

Retailer Attendee By Type

Independent/Franchised Grocers 45%
Supermarket Chain 39%
Specialty/Deli/Bakery/C-Store 12%
Warehouse Club/Mass Market Retailer 4%

Decision Makers From Chains & Independents

Owner/C-Suite/President/CEO 21%
VP/Executive VP 20%
SR.Category Manager 16%
Merchandising Director/ Manager 14%
Procurement/Manager 10%
General Manager 7%
Category Director 5%
Store Planner 4%
Marketing Manager 3%

Attendee Value


of tradeshow attendees say they are looking for new products

of trade show attendees have buying authority. more than 4 out of 5 people walking the aisles are potential customers for exhibitors

will attend next year

Attendee Quality


Buying Power


of attendees that stated visiting exhibits influences purchase intent

of attendees that are not customers of the company’s exhibits they visited. This represents new business opportunities

of trade show attendees have the power to recommend, specify,
and/or make final purchasing decisions.

came to show with real purchasing intent.