Smoke Jumpers

Planning is underway for Smoke Jumpers XVIII!

• May 8-10, 2019 •
• W Chicago Lakeshore •

Smoke Jumpers is a share-group comprised of senior retail and foodservice personnel from top CPG companies.



Wednesday May 8

Welcome Reception

  • Altitude Room, 33rd floor, W Chicago Lakeshore from 6p – 9p
  • Food and drink provided
Thursday May 9

Meetings & Networking

  • Meetings and meals will be held on the 6th floor, W Chicago Lakeshore
  • Post-meeting networking event from 6p – 9p at Pinstripes
Friday May 10

Customer Appreciation

  • The Cubs take on the Brewers at 1:20p
  • Must register in advance and present your photo ID

Event Details

A Few Things You Should Know


  • You don’t have to be a Blacksmith Applications customer to attend (click here to see who attended last May’s meeting)
  • You must register before Friday April 12
  • During the meetings, we think strategically about what’s happening in the industry and have discussions around problems and solutions
  • Book your room at the W Chicago Lakeshore ($179/night) by Monday April 15

Event Album

Smoke Jumpers XVII 2018

View photos from our strategic meeting hosted last May. #SJXVII2018

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Exclusive Smoke Jumpers Content

Explore our Smoke Jumpers resource center for access to meeting materials, our share-group member list, and strategic presentations from past events.