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OCTOBER 2016

INNOVATIONS THE PUBLICATION FROM GLOBAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT CENTER OCTOBER 2016

2016 HEALTH BEAUTY WELLNESS MARKETING CONFERENCE DEMO DAY IS STANDING ROOM ONLY

COLLABORATIVE MEETINGS SPARK INDUSTRY ENTHUSIASM

FROM HEALTH CARE TO SELF CARE


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DAY 1 – Demo Day Showcases Innovative Products, The Age of Disruption, Beauty Immersion Sessions

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DAY 2 – ‘State of the Industry’ News Conference, Health & Wellness Immersion

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DAY 3 –Business Session Spotlights Shift from Health Care to Self Care

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DAY 4 – Ramped Up For Success

IMPACT STATS MEETINGS 7,500+ Strategic Executive Connections, Market On-Ramp, & Connect Collaborate Create ATTENDEES 150+ RETAILERS 425+ SUPPLIERS GMDC REPRESENTS 125,000+ RETAIL OUTLETS $500 BILLION IN RETAIL SALES


DEMO DAY SHOWCASES INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS GMDC IS TAKING PRODUCT DISCOVERY TO THE NEXT LEVEL THE AGE OF DISRUPTION

Scott Stratten, UN-traditional sales, marketing, branding & relationship expert and leading speaker on helping audiences embrace the age of disruption, keynoted the SEC Dinner. He dove into: • The millennial myth • Social media snake oil • The digital decision

Demo Day – a product pitching session held during the 2016 Health Beauty Wellness (HBW16) Marketing Conference – featured pre-selected companies presenting innovative concepts and services on stage to accelerators, retailers, suppliers and potential investors. Presenting companies included: • Akibah • EverlyWell • Focal Systems • Herbal Zap • Impax Media • incentaHEALTH • June20 • Nicotrax • Recoup Fitness • rhelief

BEAUTY IMMERSION SESSIONS DIVE INTO NEW RETAIL OPPORTUNITIES The Beauty Immersion sessions allowed retailers and wholesalers the opportunity to connect with Kao USA Inc., L’Oreal and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. in extended meetings to discuss retail opportunities within beauty and personal care.

The initiative is fueled by GMDC’s Retail Tomorrow Advisory Board, which launched earlier this year to introduce innovation in the marketplace through development and advancement of unique and first-mover products, services and technologies for members. -3-


‘STATE OF THE INDUSTRY’ NEWS CONFERENCE EXPLORED TRENDS FUELING THE MARKETPLACE

GMDC President and CEO Patrick Spear held a virtual news conference on new trends and insights into the Health, Beauty, Wellness Industry. Highlights included: • Shift from Health Care to Self Care • Demo Day, an initiative of GMDC’s Retail Tomorrow • Introducing innovation into the marketplace through first-mover products, services and technologies and “next practices.” • The digital decision

Selfcare

Retailer

Consumer = Patient Payer / Provider

Hospital / Clinic

HEALTH & WELLNESS IMMERSION The Health and Wellness Immersion Event explored consumer segmentation and how each spends differently. Understanding how the shopper shops generates insights on how to improve your store experience. The presenters for the Health and Wellness Immersion sessions included Michelle Tauber, vice president of Retail Sales, Rodale Inc. and Mark Mechelse, director of research, industry insights and communications, GMDC. -4-


Dave Wendland VP Strategic Relations Hamacher Resource Group, Inc.

Marcus Whitney President Jumpstart Foundry

Patrick Spear President & CEO GMDC

Chris Jobes Dir. Health & Wellness Johnson and Johnson

Tim Buskey VP of Consumer Products AmerisourceBergem

BUSINESS SESSION SPOTLIGHTS SHIFT FROM HEALTH CARE TO SELF CARE

Health care at home was the topic of the day during a lunch-time business session keynote, where industry experts discussed GMDC’s latest research and actionable insights, “Preparing for the Future of Retail Healthcare: Home Health,” which explores the shift in care from institutional settings to “wherever the patient is.”

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RAMPED UP FOR SUCCESS

Steve Davis, GMDC Board Chair and member

Market On-Ramp meetings focused on new products, delivering a treasure hunt for retailers and wholesalers while generating a robust selling environment for first-time suppliers and service/solution companies.

MEMBER ROUND-UP -6-

Mark Slater, VP of Sales Gaiam Inc.

CHAIRMAN’S CHOICE AWARD WINNERS GMDC Board Chair Steve Davis of Weiss Markets announced his most innovative items in the Product Showcase. 1. Gaiam — Fitness & Wellness Products & Apps 2. Herbacin — Skincare Products 3. Valuemax — Speciality Soaps


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GMDC HBW16 – Innovations  

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