The Financial Symposium returns to the 2019 NGA Show

FMS sponsors Financial Management and E-Commerce Sessions

[San Diego, California, February 2019] —FMS Solutions returns to the 2019 NGA Show with three sessions about the present economic analysis and industry best practices that matter most to independent retailers. How did the industry perform this year and how do you stack up to other independent grocers? These are some of the topics that will be discussed, as well as, the latest operational and financial industry stats. The sessions will take place Sunday, February 24th, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the room 25B.

  • The State of Industry: 3:00 pm to 3:25 pm 
  • Industry M&A Activity: 3:30 pm to 3:55 pm 
  • Washington Review–How will the 116th Congress impact your bottom line? : 4:00 pm to 4:25 pm

An additional session will take place on Tuesday, February 26th as part of the E-Commerce track. The Click and Collect session will start at 9:00 am and will be conducted by FMS CEO and President, Robert Graybill. E-commerce in some form or fashion will soon be a necessity for success in the food retail industry.  Graybill will dive into the costs, pitfalls and success stories of click and collect programs.

FMS Solutions is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. By attending the Financial Management Track, participants can earn CPE credits. For more information about the schedule and speakers click here.

FMS Solutions Holdings LLC (FMS) — Since 1974, FMS has helped independent retail grocers succeed by transforming historic accounting activities into timely, accurate decision support tools. The company’s keen understanding of the challenges the industry faces has positioned it as the National Grocers Association’s (NGA) preferred provider of industry benchmarking, best practices and mission-critical decision support. FMS is headquartered in Maryland with additional offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Florida, Tennessee, Nebraska, Oregon, and Ontario, Canada. FMS services organizations in more than 4,200 locations across North America, and the Caribbean, enabling them to improve profitability through better decision support.

The NGA Show  The NGA Show has been the place where independent grocers gather for over 30 years, connecting supermarket retailers and wholesalers, food manufacturers and service providers from around the world to share innovative solutions and best practices that support and strengthen the independent supermarket channel. The NGA Show is produced and managed by Clarion UX as part of the Food & Beverage Portfolio in partnership with the National Grocers Association (NGA). For more information and to register, visit