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FoodBev Media’s events directory is the largest calendar of important international food and beverage industry events, trade shows, conferences and seminars.

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Mar
26
Mon
American Food Innovate Summit @ The Westin Chicago River North
Mar 26 – Mar 27 all-day

Inspiration for your innovation: America’s top industry experts will share insights into their exciting new projects. Visitors will hear real-life case studies from leading organisations as well as innovative new start-ups.

In particular they’ll learn how to:

  • Distinguish their product in a saturated market place with new and breakthrough ideas
  • Achieve a cleaner label without sacrificing taste
  • Discover and define the latest and future trends in consumer behaviour and buying patterns across the States and Canada
  • Enhance their formulation with some of the most innovative and exciting ingredients
  • Plan the journey of your product life cycle with breakthrough technologies and best practice expertise from leaders in the food industry
  • Improve their new product launch success rate (approximately 85% of all new products fail on launch)
  • Align products and future projects with shifting consumer trends
  • Provide a healthier product (and health and wellness image) without sacrificing taste or tradition (reducing sugar, sodium etc.)
  • Find new inspiration for NPD and innovation through new techniques and ingredients
May
3
Thu
UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference @ Congress Centre
May 3 all-day
UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference @ Congress Centre | London | England | United Kingdom

A dedicated conference for UK soft drinks professionals. Once again Zenith’s 2018 UK Soft Drinks Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for retailers, innovators, opinion formers, analysts and industry leaders to join forces and provide a complete overview of the sector. 

May
7
Mon
Cibus 2018
May 7 – May 10 all-day
Cibus 2018 @ Parma | Emilia-Romagna | Italy

Cibus International Food Exhibition, is the key event of the Italian agri-food sector, the true “platform” enabling the companies committed to “Made in Italy” foods to meet the major distributors, importers and professional of domestic and international markets.

Aug
7
Tue
Anutec Brazil 2018
Aug 7 – Aug 9 all-day
Anutec Brazil 2018 @ State of Paraná | Brazil

Over a period of three days the most important decision-makers, manufacturers and trade visitors from Latin America will meet up in the exhibition halls of Curitiba to experience pioneering food technology innovations and the most exciting trends, establish contacts and do the biggest business of the year.

Throughout the event there’s a chance to tap into Latin America’s high potential food and food technology market,  meet key decision makers from the food industry with high purchasing power, follow international market leaders already having committed their participation and benefit from excellent business opportunities with prearranged business round-tables and a web-based matchmaking tool.

Oct
21
Sun
SIAL Paris 2018 @ Paris Nord Villepinte
Oct 21 – Oct 25 all-day

Prices

  • Visitor ‘early bird’ price: 1 pass, 5 days (before 09/20/2018) €110 + VAT
  • Visitor price: 1 pass, 5 days (after 09/20/2018) €120 + VAT or €130 + VAT on the door
  • Group pass: 8+ people, €90 + VAT per person
  • 3-visitor special offer: 3 people €270 + VAT

If it’s inspiration you want, it’s inspiration you’ll get at the upcoming SIAL Paris! Offering you a feast of refreshing ideas and new concepts, innovation will this year again once be at the forefront of the biggest gathering on Planet Food! From 21 to 25 October 2018, at Paris-Nord Villepinte, SIAL Paris opens its doors to 7,200 exhibitors from 109 countries and 160,000 professional visitors from all over the world.

On the menu, there will be SIAL Innovation of course! In 2016, the Grand Jury of this worldwide recognised competition bestowed 15 Grand Prix awards on the cream of the 2,188 products presented. The result: guaranteed discoveries for professionals looking for new sensations and, for the participants, a real springboard for their reputations on the export markets!

In 2018, SIAL Paris will be going even further by proposing a forecasting space called Future Lab, for discovering the stage that precedes innovation: new sources of inspiration for keeping one step ahead! Moreover, the “Alter’Native Food Forum” will have a special focus on the show, with 300+ exhibitors and daily conferences to reflect the change in the market for healthier and sustainable alternatives.

Another novelty in 2018 is a Matchmaking app making it easier to set up meets with professionals so as to maximise the opportunities for enriching exchanges. Also, to keep at the cutting-edge of food innovation, SIAL proposes a range of theme trails and guided visits. With SIAL Paris 2018, food innovation is constantly on the boil!

Jan
27
Sun
ProSweets with ISM @ Koelnmesse
Jan 27 – Jan 30 all-day
ProSweets with ISM @ Koelnmesse | Cologne | North Rhine-Westphalia | Germany

 

It is the only trade fair of its kind worldwide – ProSweets Cologne offers the complete range of supplies for the sweets and snacks industry: from innovative ingredients to pioneering packing solutions, through to optimised production technologies.

In effective conjunction with ISM, the world’s leading trade fair for sweets and snacks, ProSweets Cologne covered the entire value chain of the industry. From 27–30 January 2019, the trade fair pairing is located once again in Cologne.

Feb
4
Mon
American Food Innovate Summit @ The Westin Chicago River North
Feb 4 – Feb 5 all-day
American Food Innovate Summit @ The Westin Chicago River North | Chicago | Illinois | United States

Inspiration for your innovation: America’s top industry experts will share insights into their exciting new projects. Visitors will hear real-life case studies from leading organisations as well as innovative new start-ups.

In particular they’ll learn how to:

  • Distinguish their product in a saturated market place with new and breakthrough ideas
  • Discover and define the latest and future trends in consumer behaviour and buying patterns across the States and Canada
  • Provide a healthier product (and health and wellness image) without sacrificing taste or tradition (reducing sugar, sodium etc.)
  • Find new inspiration for NPD and innovation through new techniques and ingredients
Feb
12
Tue
Ice Cream and Gelato Expo @ Yorkshire Event Centre
Feb 12 – Feb 14 all-day

The UK’s ice cream industry is gearing up for the annual Ice Cream and Gelato Expo, organised by the industry’s trade association – the Ice Cream Alliance (ICA).

It is the UK’s only ice cream trade show and is free to attend for everyone in the business – or anyone thinking of setting up manufacturing or selling ice cream.

Mar
26
Tue
Agrofood Nigeria @ Landmark centre, Lagos
Mar 26 – Mar 28 all-day

Nigeria’s 5th International Trade Show now even bigger and more international than ever!

The 5th agrofood Nigeria 2019 with 120+ global technology leaders from 24 countries in the sectors of Agriculture – Food Processing, Packaging, Bakery & Confectionery Technology – Ingredients – Food & Hospitality will take place from 26 to 28 March 2019 in the Landmark Centre Lagos, Nigeria.

The event covers the entire value chain, from field to fork, consisting of the three sub-brands agroAgroTech Nigeria, food + bev tec Nigeria and food + hospitality Nigeria.

Meet international experts on Skills development, Value chain approach, Circular economy & Finance, start-ups and digitalization within the 3 days of exhibition and conferences.

Our exhibitors come from Austria, Algeria, Belarus, Benin, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey and USA.

As an exhibitor or visitor you are allowed to communicate and to arrange business meetings before, during and after the event with our interactive platform.

Trade visitors having pre-registered online or presenting an invitation from an exhibitor visit the show free of charge.
All others pay an entrance fee of 1,000 Naira only. The proceeds will be donated to SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria.

Follow the link to pre-REGISTER NOW: https://www.agrofood-nigeria.com/agrofood-nigeria.html

May
15
Wed
UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference @ Congress Centre
May 15 all-day

Zenith Global’s annual soft drinks conference, in association with the British Soft Drinks Association brings together senior industry managers, innovators, retailers, suppliers, opinion formers and advisers to provide the fullest possible one day overview of the latest developments, issues and opportunities. 

With the theme for 2019 is ‘Crafting the future’, there will be a special emphasis on innovative adult drinks without alcohol, alongside debate about the two key issues of plastic and health. The event will be opened by Tim Warrillow, Chief Executive Officer of Fever-Tree and includes other key craft innovators Ceder’s, The Duchess and Seedlip as well as newcomers with entries in cannabidiol, cold brew coffee and kombucha.

The major players will also be strongly represented, including the UK Managing Directors of Britvic, Innocent and Coca-Cola European Partners.

Two key sessions in the day will be Sorting Plastic and Solving Health.  One year on from the launch of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy, Professor Jack Winkler will speak about the latest science and guidance on balancing action on sugar, sweeteners and sweetness.

The day will conclude with the 2019 InnoBev Awards to celebrate the best in global beverage innovation across 18 categories of products, marketing and sustainability.  Other highlights include an Innovator Marketplace where brands can showcase their latest drinks and gain valuable feedback from industry experts and peers.

Reasons to attend:

1 Be at the heart of discussions on how the industry can improve its outlook
Gain insight from industry experts and analysts on trends and opportunities
Network with leading producers, retailers and advisers 
Prepare and plan for the next phase of growth in your business
Showcase your latest drinks FREE of charge in the Innovator Marketplace
Discover future success drivers in the InnoBev Awards

Super saver rate available until 16 March.

Discounted rates for delegate wishing to attend Global Beverage Insights, 16 May.

For full event information and to register, visit: www.zenithglobal.com/events/241

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