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Register for DRIVING GROWTH 2017

Welcome to A.C.T. series registration


The Edgewater Hotel, Seattle, WA

September 27, 2017

Change is the central force of the marketplace. Look around, change is coming at you from all directions and in all manners: rise of organizations targeting a variety of “niche” markets (e.g., via personalized nutrition) vs. targeting the mass market, proliferation of small premium brands, tech industry investing in food and beverage, the blurring of food retailing channels, organic and natural food and beverage on the uptick vs. lackluster performance of conventional food and beverage counterparts, diversification of procurement options (e.g., fresh format brick and mortar stores, downsizing the retail footprint, meal kit delivery, home delivery, subscriptions), and consumers’ ever-evolving lifestyles, preferences and aspirations. We could go on, but you get the picture.


  • $1,500 per person


Cancellation Policy

If, for any reason, you are unable to attend this A.C.T. event, you may transfer your registration to another person by notifying us in writing ( no later than three days prior to the event you are registered for. Your request must include your name and email as well as the full contact information for the person attending in your place. A confirmation email of the substitution will be sent to your replacement.

If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Blaine by phone (425.452.0818, ext. 124) or email ( To receive a full refund of your registration fee (minus a $100 cancellation fee) you must notify Blaine no later than one month before the date of the event you are registered to attend. If you cancel no later than two weeks prior to the date of the event you have registered to attend, you will receive a refund of your registration fee minus a $250 cancellation fee. There will be no full refunds for any cancellations made less than two weeks before the start of an event.

Attendees who fail to show up for the event they are registered to attend, and who have not notified Blaine prior to the start of the event, will forfeit the full registration fee.

If your event is cancelled, A.C.T. will refund your full registration fee. Any fees incurred by cancellations of related commitments, including but not limited to travel and hotel reservations, will not be paid by A.C.T. or its organizing partner, and are your sole responsibility.


By registering and participating this event you consent to being filmed, taped, interviewed, photographed, and recorded during and in connection with the Event by the Conference Organizers. You also agree that the Conference Organizers may use, publish, edit, and incorporate any of the recorded material (including your name, voice, image, likeness) as they deem fit to use them in connection with any promotional purposes.