Peer Group
Membership Has
Its Advantages

An Overview

Peer Groups Enable Confident
Decisions and Empower Leaders

You can be a more effective leader, and confident decision-maker, with peer group engagement. Every leader can benefit from getting peer feedback on new ideas and seeing blind spots before they happen.  Rapid growth comes from diverse perspectives and support. Drive Wheel membership gives you access to experienced business leader’s insights, ideas, and wisdom so you can confidently make the decisions that grow your business.

Drive Wheel™ Peer Groups are semiannual and professionally facilitated by our Drive Wheel™ Facilitators to ensure an energetic and productive meeting.

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What To Expect at
A Peer Group Meeting

Each meeting consists of two half-day sessions with a group networking dinner.

Day One:

        • Morning: Travel to meeting
        • Afternoon: Participate in collaborative Peer Group meeting
        • Evening: Drive Wheel™ hosted networking group dinner

Day Two:

        • Awake: Breakfast served in the meeting room
        • Morning: Participate in second session of Peer Group meeting
        • Afternoon: Travel home

All meetings are business casual

Agendas are created collaboratively with members, so the more questions members ask, the more ideas they receive

Next meeting location, dates, and focus topics are determined by peer group members in the meeting

Guest speakers may be invited at the discretion of the group

What to Expect Between Meetings

Drive Wheel™ Peer Group Membership offers year-round benefits and value to ensure 

members have the information they need to make well-informed confident decisions.

Unlimited Industry Benchmarking and Survey’s:

  • Administered and curated by our team to ensure findings are quickly and professionally reported
  • Extensive distribution creates diverse perspectives and valuable results
  • Cumulative library of past results for member reference

Regularly Distributed Exclusive and Syndicated Reports:

  • Industry trend reports
  • Key customer initiatives, announcements and activities
  • Consumer and shopper insights and research
  • Financial, economic and business activity studies
  • Regulatory, quality and HR focused initiatives
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Connect With Your Peers

We believe isolation is the enemy of great ideas.

Peer Group events are scheduled over two days to ensure an opportunity for a networking dinner.  Designed to inspire, our Networking Events are hosted at innovative restaurants and food service establishments to create new experiences for our members.  Members, speakers, and other industry professionals are invited to the events, which serve as an informal opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with acquaintances, and to informally continue discussions.

Current Groups

Sales and Marketing Focus
National Brand Sales and Marketing
Store Brands Sales and Marketing
Walmart Sales and Marketing
E-Commerce Sales and Marketing
Club Store Sales and Marketing
Convenience Stores (C-Store) Sales and Marketing
Food Service Sales and Marketing
Specialty, Organic, and Natural Products Sales and Marketing
Marketing
Category Management & Consumer Insights

Supply Chain Focus
Demand and Supply Planning
E-Commerce Supply Chain
Customer Service Management
Retail Supply Chain

Department Focus
Human Resources (HR)
Information Technology (IT)
Quality & Regulatory Management
Research & Development

Executive & Finance Focus
Executive Leadership & CEO
Finance Management & CFO

Member Development
Young Leaders Mentoring Group

Next Steps

Joining is quick and simple.  Join at any time.

Step 1: Learn More

Simply fill out our Contact Form to get additional information or to set up a call.  If its helpful we can connect with current Peer Group members to discuss the benefits of membership.

Step 2: Join

It only take a few minutes to join, we’d be happy to help you today.

The sooner you join, the sooner you’ll start getting our timely industry reports and start receiving benchmarking studies.

Step 3: Onboarding

We’ll connect with you to understand your top objectives, new strategies, and greatest frustrations to help you get the most value from your membership.

Step 4: First Meeting

At your first meeting you will be a full member with the ability to add agenda topics, join in the conversation, learn from other members, engage with guest speakers, and network with your group members.