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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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Sep
24
Tue
Labelexpo Europe @ Brussels Expo
Sep 24 – Sep 27 all-day
Labelexpo Europe @ Brussels Expo | Bruxelles | Bruxelles | Belgium

 

Labelexpo is the largest event in Europe to be dedicated to the packaging and labelling sector. The show provides companies with an opportunity to meet with current and future clients, and demonstrate new technologies for the sector. 

Sep
25
Wed
Innovation in Non-alcoholic Beverages Congress @ Amba Hotel Marble Arch
Sep 25 – Sep 26 all-day

The 8th Innovation in Non-Alcoholic Beverages Congress is an industry-leading forum focusing on product innovation and future trends in the soft drinks sector. This two-day conference will address how to develop new and innovative drinks which meet consumer demands, as well as providing an update on rising future trends.

Our in-depth agenda focuses on trends including CBD, health and wellness, premiumisation, sustainability, natural ingredients and the circular economy. Join us for exclusive networking opportunities, informative talks from the biggest soft drinks brands and educational roundtable discussions with your peers.

 

Spirits Strategies Congress @ Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Sep 25 – Sep 26 all-day

Arena International would like to thank all those who were involved with the 5th edition of the Spirits Strategies Congress. The event was another great success and we will return next year on the 29th and 30st of October in London.

Following last year’s event, the 2018 edition has continued to support the spirits industry in combining strategies with innovation, giving the industry a holistic overview of key areas of growth in the coming years. Key themes of the event included future trends, premiumisation, the craft movement, the relationship between off-trade and on-trade, distribution and the role retailers are playing for the commercialisation of spirits throughout a range of engaging sessions such as on-stage interviews, live debates and innovation spotlights.

We are really excited to announce that represented on this year’s program include some of the most foremost and innovative spirits manufacturers, featuring new case studies and interactive sessions to keep helping the industry embrace innovation, win market share and reach new consumers.

Oct
5
Sat
Anuga @ Koelnmesse
Oct 5 – Oct 9 all-day
Anuga @ Koelnmesse | Köln | Nordrhein-Westfalen | Germany

Anuga bills itself as “the largest trade fair in the world”, with ten shows coming together at Koelnmesse in 2019. The last edition of the event, two years ago, brought together 7,405 exhibitors and around 165,000 visitors. With an informative event programme and the largest participation of exhibitors, it vows to be the number one event again.

Oct
16
Wed
Watercoolers Europe @ Hotel Meliá Berlin
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day

Watercoolers Europe (WE), a federation of 15 European Watercooler National Associations, is well known for its successful and interesting annual events.  Many readers may have visited one of the recent conferences which have been held in Rome, Paris, Krakow and in 2018 Dublin. 

This year, 2019, WE invites the watercooler industry to the capital of Germany, Berlin.  The European industry continues with strong growth opportunities.  WE as well as working continuously on legislative and standards across all markets, supports environmental and hydration solutions.

Exhibitors at the International Fair, held on Friday 18th October, will reflect the development of the market, with new products and new technologies to help visitors grow their businesses.  This is a must-visit event for all those wanting to be at the forefront of the watercooler industry. 

This year WE are delighted to welcome a great array of speakers, including:

  • Richard Hall, Chairman, Zenith Global
  • Ermis Panagiotopoulos, Sustainability Director of the European Federation of Bottled Water
  • Dr. Paul Jackson, Managing Director of Fresh Air Training and formerly from the UK Department of  Transports
  • Kerstin Gibert, Regional Sales Director of Premier Inn Germany

For 2019 WE are delighted to welcome NIGEL RISNER as the Keynote Speaker – “Creating Impact Each and Every Time”.  With a record of travelling all over the world motivating and inspiring delegates, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for busy delegates looking for new information to invigorate their businesses.

Interactive Workshops will cover Business Strategy and Technical & Sustainability – something for everyone.  Topics included are mergers & acquisitions, marketing, bottling, new disinfection methods and technical challenges.

We’ll also host a Gala Dinner & Aqua Awards at the prestigious venue in Berlin.  Always an evening to remember and an opportunity to relax and network with colleagues and friends.

Delegates, after visiting the International Trade Fair on Friday 18th October, may like to extend their stay and visit Berlin, which always proves to be both interesting and exciting.

For full information visit www.we2019.eu – WE looks forward to welcoming you.

Oct
17
Thu
Future Food-Tech London @ Park Plaza London River Bank
Oct 17 – Oct 18 all-day

 

Connecting Global Leaders, Innovators and Investors to Map Out the Future of Food

Now in its 5th year, the Future Food-Tech Summit returns to London and brings together over 500 leaders, senior executives, pioneering innovators and VCs from around the globe. The international innovation and networking summit offers a platform to share ideas, cultivate high-impact partnerships and push forward new solutions to the food system’s most pressing issues.

This year, across two days of panels, fireside debates, keynote presentations and roundtable discussions, we will explore topics across alternative proteins, the intersection of health and nutrition, ingredient innovation, gut health, cellular agriculture and the future of retail.

Key summit themes:

  • Innovating and Collaborating to Transform Our Food System
  • Transforming Health Outcomes through Ingredient Innovation
  • Opportunities at the Intersection of Food and Health
  • Taste, Texture & Nutrition: Ushering in the Next Generation of Alternative Proteins
  • How the Words We Use Influence the Foods We Eat
  • Constructing Robust Supply Chains to Offer the Plant-Based Products of Tomorrow
  • The State of European Food-Tech in 2019
  • Blockchain in action: Towards Traceability Across the Food Supply Chain
  • Crystal Ball Session: What Does Food Retail & Delivery Look Like in 2030?
  • How are consumption habits changing our food system?
  • Personalised Nutrition: In Science and Adoption, Have We Reached a Tipping Point?
  • Our Gut Feeling: The Link Between Microbiome and the Brain
  • Overcoming Obstacles to Scale for Cultured Meat and Proteins
  • Communicating the Value of Food-Tech to the Consumer
  • New Models for Value-Driven Innovation in Big Corporates

Find out more.

Oct
22
Tue
Cibus Tec @ Fiere di Parma
Oct 22 – Oct 25 all-day

Cibus Tec offers a complete showcase of the latest food and beverage technology innovations for all of your ingredients, processing, packaging, and logistical needs. 

Join Cibus Tec and experience the trends that will shape the future: more than 1,000 innovative suppliers present pioneering solutions and cutting-edge production systems to 35,000 professionals of the food and beverage industry, coming from 108 countries.

Oct
24
Thu
Food & Nutritional Ingredients Fair @ Istanbul Exhibition Centre
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day

International Food, Nutritional Components, Chemicals and Technologies Fair leri Food & Nutritional Ingredients will be hosting the leading companies of the sector in the 10th Hall of Istanbul Expo Center between 24 October and 26 October 2019.

Food & Nutritional 2017 in Numbers

  • In 2017, the Food & Nutritional Ingredients, Pharmacist and Cosmetics & Home Care Ingredients Fairs hosted 90 direct exhibitors, 26 of whom were foreign participants from 10 different countries, and a total of 335 companies and company representatives.
  • A total of 3,221 sector professionals visited the fair for 3 days, 427 of which were foreign visitors from 49 different countries.
  • Within the scope of the Conference Program, professionals of the sector made 25 commercial and scientific presentations in 3 days.

Food & Nutritional Ingredients Fair, the meeting point of local and foreign sector professionals where the latest products and technologies will be exhibited; The industry offers a unique opportunity to meet purchases related to chemicals, raw materials and technology. 

Oct
30
Wed
Vendex North @ The Centenary Pavilion
Oct 30 all-day

Vendex is a one-day exhibition for the vending industry, it has been established for 15 years and has grown in success each year. It is known as the show where the trade buys whether it be machinery, ingredients, products or goods and services.

The vending industry is worth £1.5 billion P/A and vending is seen as an extension of the retail sector where products can be showcased in the workplace, leisure, travel, healthcare and education sectors. If you are unsure if your products are suitable to vend we can help with a product trial before the show. Vendex attracts many visitors and the aisles are full from start to finish with business owners and senior management from vending operators, contract caterers, service providers and facility managers. Vendex is an international show and also attracts exhibitors and visitors from overseas. Vendex is a low-cost event held at Leeds United and the Birmingham Conference Centre, both venues have proved to be very successful for visitors and exhibitors with easy access, free parking, Wi-Fi and a goodie bag. Exhibitors can set up the day before or on the morning of the show, opening hours are 10am to 4pm. We always aim to make the show as easy for you as possible.

We hope you can exhibit at Vendex and grow your business and brands via the vending industry.

Nov
5
Tue
Aquatech Amsterdam 2019 @ RAI Amsterdam
Nov 5 – Nov 8 all-day

INNOVATIONS AT AQUATECH AMSTERDAM

Aquatech Amsterdam puts innovation at the forefront and new thematic hubs on the themes of desalination technology, smart water networks, pumps and process, water & energy, and climate change. The industrial water user is invited for a special seminar programme at the Industrial User Experience. The show features the InnovationLAB with the Aquatech Innovation Award nominees & winners and future technology with prototypes and demos at the InnovationLAB Experiences. The Innovation Avenue and BlueTech Research Innovation Pavilion are also must-visits if you are looking for new products and solutions.

For many years now, the Aquatech Innovation Award has been granted to the most innovative product, service or solution in the water industry. A line-up of top-notch innovative technologies, most of them world firsts, will be selected by an expert jury. The contenders compete for the overall title, and the winner will be revealed during the opening ceremony of the Amsterdam International Water Week and the Aquatech Amsterdam exhibition on 4 November.

Launching the Aquatech Innovation Forum
Taking place on Monday November 4, ahead of the well-established Aquatech Amsterdam exhibition, the tagline for the Innovation Forum is: Mastering Water’s Digital Transformation. The ambition is to showcase examples of digitalisation in the global water market and create a platform where the entire water cycle can openly share examples. Topics such as artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous water treatment, solution interoperability, and smart cities and the role of Water 4.0 will be discussed throughout the day.

Water utilities confirmed to speak include: Aarhus Vand; Anglian Water; Emschergenossenschaft; Gothenborg City; Washington Suburban Sanitary Comission; Vitens and Coliban Water.

The trade show takes place on 5-6-7-8 November 2019 and will attract some 1,000 exhibitors and over 25,000 international visitors. Aquatech Amsterdam is part of the Amsterdam International Water Week.

www.aquatechtrade.com

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