Go Virtual! Book Before Next Friday For Just €549*! Discover How 20 Food & Drink Brands & Retailers Have Continued To Inspire With Commercially-Successful NPD Amongst The Covid Chaos...
Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations. A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 30th June 2021, The Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam Or Via Live Stream.
If there are Government restrictions at the time, the conference will take place online on our dedicated virtual platform.
Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations. A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 30th June 2021, The Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam Or Via Live-Stream.
Shape Your Food & Drink Strategies With Insights Into The Hottest Trends & Innovations That Are The Perfect Recipe For Profitable NPD:
- Win Big With The Latest Lucrative Health & Ingredients Trends: Drive product success, nutritional value and satisfy consumer demands to propel profits
- Profitable Plant-Based Products Which Appeal To The Masses: Perfect texture, flavour and taste for fly-off-the-shelf, plant-powered NPD
- Hot Trends & Innovations To Excite Consumers: Drive commercially-successful NPD which impresses consumers and boosts sales
- Deep-Dive Into The Mind Of The Consumer! Guarantee your products thrive despite the rapidly-changing trends and interests of shoppers
- Boost Sustainability With Innovative Methods: Get the seal of approval with sustainable NPD which meets environmental considerations and still drives commercial success
- It’s More Than Just Plastic! Deliver On Your Packaging Promise: Packaging solutions which appease eco-conscious consumers, are cost-effective and reduce
- Focus On Low-Sugar NPD: The latest tools and solutions to assist your portfolio in its journey towards sugar reduction
- On-Trend, Convenient Products For Time-Poor Consumers: Innovate your portfolio with convenient products that stand-out in a growing space
Go Virtual - It’s Easy!
All you need is good internet access and a password which we will provide. We also have a dedicated conference app for easy viewing! Presentations and panels are live, and you can type in questions or comments to our Q&A section, live polling or social feed. If you would like to participate in any breakout discussions, it’s just a normal zoom call. You can also direct message or request a meeting with any of the other attendees on the online platform. Sessions will be recorded and will be available as on-demand content for a short while after the event. In the comfort of your own surroundings, you will be able to:
Inspiring Speakers - Listen to market-leading, brand-side speakers as they share their hard-won insights and experiences with hot topic presentations and panels
Connect & Network - Networking is easy with the use of our discussion board, direct messaging facility, meeting request buttons, live polling and social media feed. Have your say and meet the other attendees
Live Chat - Pose your own questions and comment via the live chat function and interact with other delegates and speakers in real time
Virtual Roundtables & Peer Discussions - There will be breakout discussions during the day to discuss specific areas of interest with like-minded attendees to tailor your experience
Virtual Exhibition - Explore the 'virtual exhibition stands' and speak directly to our carefully-chosen exhibitors to help you tackle your business challenges directly
Virtual Face-To-Face Meetings - Start a conversation with fellow delegates or exhibitors and discuss your individual needs and challenges one-to-one.
7 Years’ Experience Leading The Way With Ground-Breaking Food & Drink Conferences & 100% Satisfaction Rating At The 2019 London NPD Conference!
‘I could not have asked for a better immersion and networking opportunity.’
‘A good refresher of some key messages with a interesting new insights and perspectives.’
‘A good platform bringing an excellent cross-section of NPD and innovation practitioners together sharing useful insights.’
The Food & Drink NPD Amsterdam Conference At A Glance
Food & Drink Brand Speakers
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Can You Help Drive Food & Drink NPD & Innovation? For more information on how speak, exhibit or arrange one-to-one meetings at this market-leading conference, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email email@example.com.
Book Your Exhibition Stand & 2 Delegate Passes Before Thursday 20th August & Save Up To €1,000! Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition stand space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 for more information.
Inspiring, Consumer-Driven, Commercially-Successful Food & Drink New Product Development: Insights Into The Latest Consumer-Led Health Trends, Plant-Based Innovations, Free-From, Retailer & Convenience Insights & Sustainable Product Development To Deliver Stand-Out, Profit-Boosting NPD & Product Innovations.
08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting
09:00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Morning Chair’s Opening Remarks
Dale Cunningham, Head of Product Development, Mars Food
A HEALTHIER BUSINESS
09.20 Balancing Health Trends With Commercial & Operational Realities
Speaker to be announced.
09.40 Capitalise On The Plant-Based Trend To Create Profitable Plant-Based Foods With Mass Appeal
Antje Schubert, Managing Director, Western Europe, Nomad Foods
ALTERNATIVE INGREDIENTS & FREE-FROM
10.00 Break-Out Discussions
A) Protein Alternatives
Gea de Groot, Head of Product Strategy Lipids, FrieslandCampina
10.30 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking
11.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email email@example.com
11.30 Get The Seal Of Approval With Sustainable NPD Which Meets Environmental Considerations & Still Drives Commercial Success
Grégory Faure, Innovation Controller – Continental Europe, Princes Ltd
CONSUMER & SHOPPER DEMANDS - Panel Debate
12.10 Deep-Dive Into The Mind Of The Consumer! Align Your Strategy With The Latest Consumer Demands & Shopper Behaviours For Winning NPD & Guaranteed Sales
Ricardo Piccolo, Category Director (Infant & Medical Food) Continental Europe, Kraft Heinz
Daria Mai, Head of Product, Honest Food Company
Sara De Angelis, Southern Europe Marketing Director, Délifrance
12.40 Lunch & Informal Networking For Speakers, Delegates & Partners
13.10 Informal Breakout Discussions
13.40 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks
Hadrien Cadiou, Global R&D Senior Consumer Scientist, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE)
NPD SUCCESS - Case Study
13.50 Convert Light-Bulb Moments Into Products On The Shelf With That 'Straight-In-My-Basket' NPD Success
Emanuel Gavert, Inventor – SnackFutures, Mondelēz International
KEY-MARKET TRENDS & INNOVATIONS - Panel Debate
14.10 Identify Key Market Trends That Drive Commercially-Successful Products & Excite Consumers With Impressive Innovations Which Boost Sales
Scott Peppel, Director, Food Innovation, Starbucks
Lisa Whitworth, Customer Marketing Director – Northern Europe, Diageo
Anna Talach, Global Product Manager– Milk UK, Arla Foods
Ricardo Piccolo, Category Director (Infant & Medical Food) Continental Europe, Kraft Heinz
Olivier Sevenou, R&D Lead – Future-Facing/ Health & Wellbeing, pladis
Erika Ollen, Founder, GNISTA
PACKAGING & PLASTIC
14.40 Is The Food & Drink Industry Delivering On Its Packaging Promise? Approaching Packaging Solutions Which Appease Eco-Conscious Consumers, Limit Confusion, Are Cost-Effective & Reduce Environmental Impact
Patrick Lesueur, Group R&D Director, Bonduelle
15.00 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking
LOW-SUGAR INNOVATIONS - Double Perspective
16.00 It’s Not Going Anywhere! Explore Innovative Ways To Incorporate The Long-Standing Sugar Reduction Trend Into Your NPD Portfolio
16.00 Alvaro Vela, Marketing Director, Starbucks Spain & Portugal
16.20 Jaap Matthijsen, International Director, A.G. Barr p.l.c, United Kingdom
SNACKING & CONVENIENCE
16.40 Is Your NPD Good To Go? Deliver Products That Meet The Needs Of Time-Poor Consumers & Capitalise On Consumer Demands
Speaker To Be Announced. Please Check The Website For Details.
17.00 Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference