2023 WFIA Connect

2023 Connect Schedule of Events

Connect: Vendor-2-Retailer is the only event of its kind for the independent grocery and convenience store industry in Washington State. View our schedule for this years festivities!

8:00 am

Featured Vendors Arrive for Set-Up

Connect will showcase dozens of fabulous vendors from across our state.

1:30 pm

Speed Networking

Speed Networking with featured vendors and all retailers.

5:00 pm

Reception & Silent Auction

Enjoy refreshments and bid on fabulous packages in our silent auction.

6:00 pm

Awards Dinner, Keynote Panel, and Live Auction

Join us for the highlight of the day, our hosted dinner complete with refreshments, a keynote with leaders in our industry, and a rowdy live auction!

8:00 pm

Meet us at the after-party!

Join us for a casual get-together with our featured vendors, sponsors, donors, board members, and speakers!

Keynote Presentation:

WFIA Keynote Speaker

Enjoy dinner and drinks while our 2023 Keynote speaker shares information critical to our changing industry. 2023 Keynote Speaker will be announced January of 2023!

Jeff Butler, Keynote Speaker

Author, Workplace Strategist


Meet the Keynote Speaker