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AAHP Industry Reception and Award Presentation

September 23

AAHP Industry Reception and Award Presentation

In-Person and Virtual Options!

Join us for this complimentary and in-person event at the historic Union League of Philadelphia, or view it virtually. Just a 5-block walk from Natural Products Expo East and a 10-minute cab ride from Amtrak’s 30th Street Station.

Designed to connect and support retailers who champion the industry’s products with manufacturers, this event will present the third annual Integrative Medicine Award (previously given to trailblazers at Wegman’s and Rite Aid). Network over hors d'oeuvres and cocktails with senior executives from the homeopathic industry and professionals from adjacent associations before hearing the award winner share retail initiatives for natural products.

FEATURING

Bryan Gildenberg
Senior Vice President, Commerce
Omnicom Commerce Group (OCG)

Bryan’s perspective has been featured on broadcast media such as CNBC, Fox Business, and the BBC, and he is frequently cited in a range of U.S. and global business publications. An engaging speaker, he has addressed thousands of industry/corporate meetings over his nearly 25-year career, with a particular focus on health and wellness and its evolving retail landscape. Bryan is currently with OCG, a community of best-in-class consultancy, creativity, and capability in retail, shopper, and commerce marketing, focused on driving sales growth through increased conversion. Prior to Omnicom, Bryan led global retail research for Kantar’s retail practice. He earned an MBA summa cum laude from Babson College and an undergraduate degree from Cambridge University in Cambridge, England. Bryan currently works out of, and occasionally leaves, his home office in New Jersey.

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE RETAILER AWARD RECIPIENT

Jenn Martin
Vice President, Merchandising Health, Beauty, Baby Center, Card & Party
Meijer

Jenn Martin has worked with Meijer for nine years, holding various merchandising roles in Health and Beauty Care and Pets since she started in 2012. Prior to joining Meijer, Jenn spent five years with L Brands, working in various planning functions for Victoria’s Secret and Bath and Body Works in Columbus, Ohio and New York, New York. She began her career by spending two years at Target Corporation in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

VENUE

The Union League
Grant West Room, 1st Floor
1450 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Union League of Philadelphia is ranked the #1 City Club in the Country. Founded in 1862 as a patriotic society to support the Union and the policies of President Abraham Lincoln, the League has hosted U.S. presidents, heads of state, industrialists, entertainers, and dignitaries from around the globe and has proudly supported the American military in each conflict since the Civil War. Today its 4,000 members represent Philadelphia leaders in every sector. Join AAHP in its unique event room with a distinguished collection of art and artifacts adorning the walls and hallways recognized by historians and art experts as a valuable component of American history. Business attire required. View The Union League Dress Code here.

WHEN

Thursday, September 23, 2021

In-Person Programming begins at 5:30 p.m.

Virtual Programming begins at 6:00 p.m.

PRICE

Complimentary—Registration Required

Updated: August 12, 2021

COVID-19 Policy

Effective Aug. 12, 2020, a new policy by the City of Philadelphia requires masks for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, at all Philadelphia businesses and institutions that do not enforce vaccination for employees and patrons.

The Union League of Philadelphia is a fully vaccinated facility. Therefore masks are not required, but all staff, members, guests, and vendors must be vaccinated to enter the building. The Union League asks that guests have their vaccination card or a photo of their vaccination card on hand should the facility be audited.

AGENDA

Please note virtual programming begins at 6:00 p.m.

STREAMINGTIMESPEAKERTOPICS
No5:30 p.m.Networking over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
Yes (Virtual Content Begins)6:00 p.m.Mark Land, MS, RAC
President, AAHP
Welcome Remarks
Yes6:10 p.m.Bryan Gildenberg
Senior Vice President, Commerce
Omnicon Commerce Group
Retail Report
Yes6:30 p.m.Natalie (Hodgman) Ryan
Insights Team Lead
The Emerson Group
Homeopathy's Future at Retail
Yes6:35 p.m.Jenn Beatty
Team Lead East
The Emerson Group
Introduction to AAHP Award
Yes6:40 p.m.Jenn Martin
Vice President, Merchandising Health, Beauty, Baby Center, Card & Party
Meijer
AAHP Integrative Medicine Retailer Award Presentation

PRESENTING SPONSOR

The Emerson Group

The Emerson Group is a consumer products equity organization focused on accelerating mid-market brand growth. It also operates internationally, providing partners in the European, South American and Asian Pacific regions with the expertise and infrastructure necessary to successfully operate in the U.S. market. An Emerson Group division, Emerson Logistics is a consumer products logistics solutions provider. A third division, Emerson Marketing, is an analytics and insights-based consumer products communications organization.

Updated: August 12, 2021

COVID-19 Policy

Effective Aug. 12, 2020, a new policy by the City of Philadelphia requires masks for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, at all Philadelphia businesses and institutions that do not enforce vaccination for employees and patrons.

The Union League of Philadelphia is a fully vaccinated facility. Therefore masks are not required, but all staff, members, guests, and vendors must be vaccinated to enter the building. The Union League asks that guests have their vaccination card or a photo of their vaccination card on hand should the facility be audited.

REGISTRATION

2021 Industry Reception Registration

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Date:
September 23
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Venue

The Union League of Philadelphia
1450 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Phone:
2155636500
Website:
https://www.unionleague.org