Mark Your Calendars for 2019 Events!

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MGA Foundation Golf Event – May 28 at The Refuge Golf Club, Oak Grove, MN
Vendors and retailers team up to enjoy a great round of golf at the first industry tournament of the season. The event is a collaboration between the MGA Foundation and the MGA Vendor Leadership Committee. All proceeds support the MGAF’s scholarship program, which is designed to develop careers in the food industry.

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MGA Annual Conference – July 28-30 at Madden’s Resort, Brainerd, MN
An energetic three-day event where attendees come together with peers and customers to have relevant face-time. This one-of-a-kind event gives all participants, vendors, and retailers a valuable way to learn from each other, network, and socialize. An exceptional mix of educational programs and family fun make this the industry’s premier, not-to-be-missed event! 

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MGA Best Bagger Contest – August 17 at The Mall of America, Bloomington, MN
A dynamic, fast-paced competition where grocery baggers from across the state show off their bagging skills to be Minnesota’s best. This contest is important to the MGA and its membership because it showcases the talents of one of our key employees.  The bagger is the person responsible for the last experience customers have at our stores. They truly represent customer service.

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Bag Hunger Campaign – October 27 through November 16
The MGA Bags Hunger as part of an extremely unique program that promotes sponsors’ products and retail sales while producing tangible results for the communities we serve. Retailers and vendors partner together to create point of sales displays engaging consumers in the fight to end hunger in Minnesota. A coveted “Silver Plate” display contest raises the stakes and encourages an added level of excitement for vendors, retailers, and consumers.


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