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Alternative Fats & Oils Summit @ The Clift Royal Sonesta
Apr 23 – Apr 25 all-day
Alternative Fats & Oils Summit @ The Clift Royal Sonesta

This April, the Alternative Fats & Oils Summit will exhibit exclusive case studies and interactive discussion platforms that will provide you with unique insights into the production of plant-based, microbial, and cultivated fats and oils to eliminate their unsustainable counterparts.


Recent transformation in the alternative fats and oils landscape reflects the rising success of innovation in sustainable novel foods that meet consumer demand for healthier and tastier options. With the emergence of algae, yeast, and fungi as non-traditional sources of fats and oils, coupled with significant advancements in food technology, industry experts are eager to contribute to the research and development of sustainable ingredients that will enable their application to meat analogues and alternative dairy or seafood.


The Alternative Fats & Oils Summit will, for the first time, bring together 60+ alternative fat developers with plant-based and alternative protein food tech innovators, ingredient providers, CPG companies, and investors that will:


Explore how emulsion, microbial, cultivated, and novel techniques can be adopted for animal-free fats and oils


Implement latest technologies to mimic unsustainable counterparts in taste and texture

Establish partnerships to accelerate innovation across the culinary landscape


Discover the full program here


Case studies will explore how emulsion, microbial, cultivated, and novel techniques can be harnessed to engineer animal-free fats and oils that not only mimic but outperform their unsustainable counterparts in taste, texture, cost, melting point, and nutritional value.

With key decision-makers including Chief Executive Officer’s and Chief Technology Officer’s in attendance, this summit will promise a gathering of influential minds in the industry to generate insights into the latest advancements in alternative fats and oils from the likes of Nourish IngredientsOptimized Foods, and Mission Barns to comprehend how they are transforming the field.


Create a roadmap for your alternative fat strategy by weighing the potential of different alternative fats in various end products, including meat analogues, dairy, and seafood.

View your copy of the jam-packed agenda here

Phone – UK: +44 (0)20 3141 8700 | US: +1 617 455 4188

Email – [email protected] 

The Nama Show 2024
May 7 – May 9 all-day
The Nama Show 2024


100% dedicated to convenience services.

The NAMA Show shapes the future of convenience services by offering tailored insights, innovative technology and equipment, new products and niche networking opportunities designed to advance your business and meet consumer demand.


Operators and Professionals across the globe will gather in Dallas, Texas May 7 – 9, 2024, with representation from unattended retail, coffee services, vending, micro markets, kiosks, pantry and self-service.

  • 300+ Supplier Partners
  • 60+ First-time exhibitors
  • 100+ New Products
  • 20+ Education Sessions
  • 5000 Industry Professionals


A NAMA Show exclusive, Imagination Way, is a prominent feature right at the entrance, showcasing real-life environments featuring innovative equipment and themed prototype experience areas and products for self-service retail where people live, work and play.


Attendees will benefit from tailored education focused on Leadership Development, Technology and Business Growth, plus a Peer-to-Peer Idea Exchange great for directors of operations and C-Suite leadership.


This three-day event promises to be a game-changer for your business, offering a unique, uninterrupted platform to explore, connect and grow.

Vitafoods Europe 2024
May 14 – May 16 all-day
Vitafoods Europe 2024

The World’s nutraceutical event. Uniting the nutraceuticals community to shape the future of health and nutrition.

UK Soft Drinks Conference 2024
May 15 all-day
UK Soft Drinks Conference 2024

Zenith Global’s annual UK Soft Drinks Conference is the industry’s leading annual forum for hearing about the latest market developments, exploring emerging trends, debating key issues, and networking with other business leaders.

With the theme of Refreshing Solutions, this year’s programme will cover essential issues such as sustainability, in addition to exploring developing market segments and brands, key market trends and international perspectives.

Speakers include industry leaders, experts and advisers, government authorities, retailers and new entrepreneurs, such as the British Soft Drinks Association, Britvic, Coca-Cola, DEFRA, Innocent, Kantar and TRIP.

In addition to accessing essential insights, attendees will also have the opportunity to connect with key industry stakeholders, display and sample products in the ‘Innovator marketplace’, and view the latest in global beverage innovation with the presentation of the InnoBev Awards 2024.

A super saver 15% discount is available until 31 January, with further concessions available for smaller-scale start-ups (£190) and groups (£355 per attendee).

For full details and to register visit, or contact [email protected].

VENDITALIA 2024 @ Fieramilano Rho
May 15 – May 18 all-day

The next edition of VENDITALIA, the most important international event of Vending Machines, organized by Venditalia Servizi and promoted by CONFIDA, the Italian Vending Association, will be held from the 15th to the 18th of May 2024 in the innovative Fieramilano Rho district.




Venditalia 2024 will be much more than a trade fair event: it has been designed to become a global stage that will allow all operators in the sector to connect, learn and grow in the vending sector at an international level.

An event strongly oriented towards the future, finally hosted in a unique exhibition center for the functionality of the spaces, variety of services and accessibility, able to offer excellent services and to provide visitors with innovative experiences such as digital signage, which will allow an immediate management of the flow, with an up-to-date information that can be used throughout the fair.

The widest range of machines, products and services for vending, together with a rich program of meetings that will make the visit to the fair even more engaging and complete, will make Venditalia 2024 the main appointment at a national and international level for operators of the sector, confirming the leadership role of our country.

May 16 – May 19 all-day

A Specialty Party for Global Coffee Beans. Approved by the Ministry of Commerce of China, hosted by China National Food Industry Association and Kunshan Municipal People’s Government. focusing on the show and trade of coffee beans, while bringing together the value chain of “From a Raw Bean to a Cup of Coffee”. COFAIR 2024 is an ideal platform for those who involved in coffee industry. There will be over 300 exhibitors and more than 7000 trade visitors from all over the world. Warmly welcome to COFAIR 2024!|


The EPP GLOBAL FMCG/CPG Revenue Growth Management Forum 2024
May 22 – May 24 all-day
The EPP GLOBAL FMCG/CPG Revenue Growth Management Forum 2024

Master Your Revenue Growth Management Excellence at the EPP GLOBAL FMCG/CPG Revenue Growth Management Forum 2024 

The EPP GLOBAL FMCG/CPG Revenue Growth Management Forum 2024, in its fourth edition, is the premier RGM and Category Management event exclusively for FMCG and CPG companies, shaping the future of the industry. 

Essential for professionals in revenue growth, category management, trade/channel, ecommerce, data science, and brand management, this vital conference offers an unparalleled opportunity to elevate strategies with 30+ real-life case studies, global connections, and dynamic discussions. 

Main Highlights of the Forum: 

  • Category growth strategies 
  • Gain volume and enhance category/market growth 
  • Integrating and excelling your RGM and Category Management strategy  
  • Executing a successful TPO strategy aligned with your RGM strategy 
  • Creating a competitive advantage with technologies such as AI and ML 
  • The next phase of Category Management and RGM Teams 


Why Attend?  
Dive into impactful strategies, connect with global experts, and explore growth opportunities within the FMCG/CPG landscape. Featuring speakers from Unilever, Orkla, Phillip Morris, Kellanova, Arla Foods, and Mars Snacking 


For more information and registration, visit HERE 

International Café & Beverage Show 2024
May 23 – May 25 all-day
International Café & Beverage Show 2024

ICBS 2024 will be showcased in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 23 – 25 May 2024. ICBS will provide an unrivalled business platform for companies supplying products and services to the specialty coffee shops and café market. 

The event will be co-located with the Malaysian National Coffee Championships (MNCC) organised by The Malaysian Specialty Coffee Association (MSCA) which is the must attend national championships for aspiring Baristas and is sanctioned internationally by World Coffee Events.  Further information can be found at and you may also follow us on Facebook (intlCBS), Instagram (@intlcbs), LinkedIn (intlcbs) to get updates.

Smart Restaurants & QSR Innovation Summit 2024 @ Dubai UAE
Jun 4 – Jun 5 all-day
Smart Restaurants & QSR Innovation Summit 2024 @ Dubai UAE

The Smart Restaurants & QSR Innovation Summit 2024, a premier event tailored for the dynamic restaurant industry. In an era marked by fierce competition, success hinges on quick service, razor-thin profit margins, and exceptional customer experiences. To thrive in this environment, restaurant owners must embrace modern technologies and adapt to the ever-evolving landscape.

At the summit, industry pioneers will converge to share insights and strategies that drive innovation and profitability. From leveraging smart technology to implementing contactless delivery systems, exploring emerging food and beverage trends, and diversifying revenue streams, our speakers will showcase how innovation fuels growth and sustains success in the restaurant sector.

Consistency remains paramount amidst the whirlwind of innovation and experimentation. The Smart Restaurants & QSR Innovation Summit 2024 provides a unique platform to address key pain points and discover solutions that keep businesses ahead of evolving trends. Whether you’re a restaurateur seeking operational efficiency or a brand manager striving for market leadership, this summit offers invaluable opportunities to learn, network, and thrive.

With over 40 speakers representing global and regional F&B leaders, the summit promises a diverse and enriching experience. Attendees will engage with industry experts through a dynamic agenda featuring presentations, panel discussions, and keynote sessions. Gain actionable insights, forge strategic partnerships, and elevate your business to new heights at the Smart Restaurants & QSR Innovation Summit 2024.

This event brings together key leaders from across the region, uniting under a common goal of driving innovation and shaping the future of the restaurant industry. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to connect, collaborate, and chart a course for success in an ever-changing market landscape. Secure your place today and be part of a transformative journey towards excellence in dining experiences and business performance.

Plant Molecular Farming for Alternative Proteins and Agbio Summit
Jun 11 – Jun 13 all-day
Plant Molecular Farming for Alternative Proteins and Agbio Summit

With the flux of investments and innovative technologies within the Plant Molecular Farming field starting to bloom, including the likes of Moolec ScienceMiruku and BioBetter progressing their farming efforts, now is a critical window in which molecular farming pioneers must take advantage of innovative expression platforms and downstream technologies to overperform with yields, taste, texture, and nutrient profiles.


The Plant Molecular Farming for Alternative Proteins and Agbio Summit is a networking and knowledge-sharing event for pioneering companies in the molecular farming sector to explore expression platforms and downstream technologies, overperforming with yields, taste, texture, and nutrient profiles. The Summit will bring together over 40 stakeholders across agbiotech, ingredient suppliers, big seed, and academia in June (11-13) to discuss a range of different topics surrounding both process and regulation, ranging from protein expression to USDA and FDA insights, and pre-competitive collaboration between molecular farming biotechs, ingredient suppliers and big seed. It will ultimately provide cutting-edge content regarding genetic engineering precision and quality production, in the now critical window for molecular farming pioneers. 


Join C-level pioneers, innovation leads, product development experts and regulators from the likes of the FDAUSDAThe Good Food InstituteImpossible FoodsBioBetterCore BiogenesisMozza Foods and Forte Protein as they take you on their upstream and downstream journeys to produce quality proteins and growth factors that unlock new commercial potential.

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