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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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Jan
21
Tue
The Innovative Food & Drink Science, Tech & Formulation Conference 2020 @ America Square Conference Centre
Jan 21 all-day

The race to formulate the tastiest, healthiest and ‘trendiest’ food and drink products is on! So just how can retailers, manufacturers and food service push the boundaries and deliver innovative food and drink science, tech and formulation strategies which satisfy market trends, claims, regulations and consumers’ needs? In 1 day, 20 brand-side speakers will explore the latest technical, methodological and smart formulation developments to deliver nutrition whilst integrating functional ingredients, exploring alternatives and replacements to create products and menus that meet claims, labelling and regulations and end-consumer demands at The Innovative Food & Drink Science, Tech & Formulation Conference in London, 21st January 2020.

Book before next Thursday to save £150 using discount code ‘FoodBev’!

  1. Mars Wrigley Confectionary EMEA, Senior Director, Product Innovation & Raw Materials, Nadia Attar-Bashi
  2. Greggs, Head of Technical, Emma Adams
  3. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Director R&D Co-Product Development, Steffen Münch
  4. Kerry Taste & Nutrition, Food Service Nutrition & Clean Label Manager, Caoimhe McQuaid
  5. Arla Foods, Global Product Manager – Milk, Anna Talach
  6. Nomad Foods, Group Sustainability Director, Annelie Selander
  7. Mitchells & Butlers, Culinary Innovation & Strategy Manager, Amir Ali
  8. Dalston’s Soda Co., Founder, Duncan O’Brien
  9. Simply Cook, Head of Product Development, Anisa Jamal
  10. Rude Health, Head of Innovation, Bertel Haugen
  11. allplants, Senior Development Chef, Joey O’Hare
  12. Kerry Europe & Russia, Director of Technology & Innovation, Deirdre Smyth
  13. EAT., Launch Manager, Jessica Ayling
  14. Chartwells, Compass Group, Senior Nutritionist, Clare Megeney BSc Rnutr
  15. Baxter Storey, Head of Food & Nutrition, Anthony Reilly
  16. Jacksons, Head of Innovation & NPD, Nicola Diogenous
  17. Bio-tiful Dairy, Head of Product Innovation, Jake Schneider
  18. Kepak Group, Head of Innovation, Elaine Bourke
  19. allplants, Customer Experience Director, Ferdinand Richmond
  20. Biscuit International, Head of R&D France, Audrey Echertier Bonnard
Feb
11
Tue
Digital Food & Beverage 2020 @ Hilton London Tower Bridge
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day

11 – 12 February, 2020 | London

Discount code: FOODBEV2020

With new disruptive players entering the food and beverage market and consumers demanding more digital interactions, brands and retailers need to adapt to remain competitive. Join over 100 Heads of Commerce and Digital at Digital Food and Beverage EU to gain an insight into how Europe’s leading retailers are embracing digital to engage their consumers and increase sales.

Why should you attend?

  • Connect with 100+ innovation leaders representing the world’s leading brands and retailers such as Amazon, Carrefour, Uber eats, Danone, Nestle and Iceland.
  • The ultimate industry opportunity to network and learn from Heads of Commerce and Digital who have faced your challenges and have implemented innovative strategies to remain competitive.
  • Exciting content covering the hottest topics in the industry, with a focus on data analytics, marketplace and D2C strategies implementation and personalized customer experiences creation.

Download our conference agenda to see the full speaker line-up, topics of discussion, wonderful networking sessions, and much more.

As a reader of FoodBev Media, you have an exclusive 15% discount. Simply quote FOODBEV2020 when booking online.

Register now.

Feb
12
Wed
Non-Alcoholic Beverage Strategy Conference 2020 @ Hilton Munich City
Feb 12 – Feb 13 all-day

After a very successful 2019 event, the Non-Alcoholic beverage Strategy Conference will be celebrating its 8th annual edition in the inspiring, business hub city of Munich on 12th-13th February 2020.

With sessions focused on consumer trends, the digital age, sustainability, marketing and branding, this executive event covers commercial strategy across a broad spectrum making for an exciting and informative program.

Conference gives opportunity to learn from and connect with key business leaders. Speakers are senior level members of the company with valuable expertise to present via case studies, interview sessions, panels and roundtable activities. There is an exciting mix of presentations and more interactive sessions where the audience can participate with the speakers directly.

You can register today using the priority code MK-KG via website:  https://www.arena-international.com/nabs/register or Contact Katie Giorgadze on [email protected] .

Feb
20
Thu
Cafe Asia 2020 @ Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Halls B & C
Feb 20 – Feb 22 all-day

Café Asia 2020, ICT 2020 and Sweets & Bakes Asia 2020 is an exhibition dedicated to the café and bakery establishments of the F&B industry, showcasing an array of latest equipment, machinery, accessories and other supplies & products for the effective running of coffee & tea establishments and the bakery & confectionery industry.

It will also be held in conjunction with Restaurant Asia 2020, co-organised with the Restaurant Association of Singapore. The exhibition will present a dedicated showcase of restaurant, kitchen and culinary equipment.

Together, the exhibitions will be held across 8,000 square metres gross exhibition space and will be playing host to 220 exhibitors from over 30 countries and will expect 15,500 trade and public visitors through its doors over the 3 days.

Don’t miss this event that provides opportunities for like-minded professionals to network and connect, as well as see, experience and hold the future of smart and sustainable F&B solutions and ingredients in their hands.

For more information, visit https://www.cafeasia.com.sg/ and http://restaurantasia.com.sg/

Feb
24
Mon
AmericaPack Summit 2020 @ Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Feb 24 – Feb 25 all-day

AmericaPack Summit (Feb 21-22, 2020, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas) a strictly closed-door event, is the premium forum bringing senior packaging executives together with top notch industry service providers. This will be marcus evans Summits5th year running the AmericaPack Summit, which is a spin-off of our very successful EuroPack Summit, one of the longest running marcus evans summits in Europe.

Delegates will include VPs, Heads and Directors of Packaging, Package Design, Packaging Innovation, Packaging Development, Packaging R&D, Procurement/Packaging Procurement, Innovation, Design, Packaging Technology and Packaging Engineering.

The dynamic program explores the latest & greatest packaging trends and delivers critical information to professionals across the packaging value chain & empowers attendees with best practices on a variety of topics including: ‘innovation & design’, ‘reducing packaging costs’ and ‘improving efficiency and exploring sustainable strategies’.

For further details contact Anestis Hadjicostas ([email protected]) or visit our page: https://events.marcusevans-events.com/americapacksummit-2020

Mar
3
Tue
Hotel, Restaurant & Catering London (HRC) @ ExCel London
Mar 3 – Mar 5 all-day
Pack Expo East @ Pennsylvania Convention Center
Mar 3 – Mar 5 all-day
Pack Expo East @ Pennsylvania Convention Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Pack Expo East’s 6,000 attendees include teams from major CPGs in 40+ vertical industries. They are managers, engineers, brand managers, package developers, sales and marketing professionals and others looking to keep up with technological change, improve production and enhance their brand. The show, located in Philadelphia, brings together approximately 400 leading suppliers of advanced packaging equipment, automation, robotics and controls, materials, containers, printing and labelling technologies and other supply chain solutions.

Pack Expo East @ Pennsylvania Convention Center
Mar 3 – Mar 5 all-day
Pack Expo East @ Pennsylvania Convention Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

Pack Expo East’s 6,000 attendees include teams from major CPGs in 40+ vertical industries. They are managers, engineers, brand managers, package developers, sales and marketing professionals and others looking to keep up with technological change, improve production and enhance their brand. The show, located in Philadelphia, brings together approximately 400 leading suppliers of advanced packaging equipment, automation, robotics and controls, materials, containers, printing and labelling technologies and other supply chain solutions.

Mar
4
Wed
China VMF 2020 @ China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou
Mar 4 – Mar 6 all-day

Preregistered overseas buyers will enjoy 2-night FREE stay in a 5-star hotel. Rooms are limited. First come, first served!

Review of China VMF 2019

Hosting 365 exhibitors occupying 13,045 sq.m net exhibition area, China VMF 2019 registered 32505 visits in 3 days. Exhibitors were grouped in 3 themed exhibiting areas— Vending Machines & Self-Service, New Retail & Payment Solutions, and Fresh Delivery & Cold Chain Tech Equipment—each featured with key players from its category, such as Fuji Electric, Sanden, Bianchi, Easy Touch, YoPoint, LE Vending, Foxconn, TCN, Holo, Comma, DeepBule, Superlead, CPI, Nayax, Union Pay, laqtia etc

Preview of China VMF 2020

Receiving unanimous praise from worldwide insiders for the past few years, China VMF has become the most popular and largest annual exhibition in the global self-service vending industry. With 86% exhibitors from 2019 looking forward to 2020, it is expected that China VMF 2020 will congregate 700 exhibitors on a show floor of 50,000 sq.m. We have specially set aside a well-located International Pavilion for our overseas exhibitors to achieve better results. 

Mar
18
Wed
Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (WHA) Conference & Trade Show @ DoubleTree Hilton
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day

The inaugural conference and trade show of the newly-formed Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (WHA) will be held on the 18-19 March at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Milton Keynes. The WHA was formed after members of the BWCA and EDWCA agreed to form a combined association last year, to create an organisation which would provide a stronger voice to the industry.

At this year’s conference, the theme is “Celebrating our Industry Evolution”, and members of the WHA executive council and committees will share their vision of the future and how members can help to achieve the association’s objectives and embrace the future.

The Doubletree Hilton Hotel is built into Stadium MK, the home of the Milton Keynes Dons football club, and the event will kick-off on the 18th of March with the Chairman’s Welcome Supper, hosted by new WHA chairman Jon Wicks. The welcome supper provides an informal opportunity for delegates and exhibitors to network and mingle before the main conference and tradeshow on the 19th.

Confirmed speakers at this year’s conference include:

  • Damian Hughes, sports psychologist and keynote speaker
  • Richard Hall, Chairman, Zenith Global
  • Brendan Hanlon, head of fundraising and communications, Just a Drop

The trade show will take place in the afternoon of the 19th, running from 13:00-17:00. The trade show will provide delegates with the opportunity to discover the latest solutions and innovations in the water dispensing industry, and will allow attendees to meet and network with several leading companies in the industry including manufacturers, suppliers and bottlers. A number of exhibitors will also be offering on-the-day promotions and competitions.

For full information visit https://twha.co.uk/conference/

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