17 - 21 February 2019

Dubai World Trade Centre

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Gulfood Innovation Summit

17 - 21 FEBRUARY 2019 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

Gulfood Innovation Summit

Innovation will be at the forefront of the agenda for the 24th edition and for the first time we will be hosting the Gulfood Innovation Summit.  This is a three-day conference, bringing together key influencers to discuss the latest global F&B industry trends, challenges, opportunities and innovations to reflect consumer demand.

Location - Al Multaqua Ballroom

You are invited to

  • Discover what the food industry will look like in the next 25 years

  • Get the insights to turn online delivery tactics into higher revenue

  • Make valuable connections with millennial CEOs, female founders and young disruptors

  • Check into the latest blockchain and AI innovations re-imagining the food business

 

Get your summit ticket here

Gulfoos Innovation Summit Conference

Key Speakers

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11:00
  1. 20 mins
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    What are the strongest growth areas geographically and by industry? Shifting consumer needs and preferences for ethical and sustainable sources Increasing importance of Product customization Market ch ...
12:30
  1. 30 mins
    Redefining portfolios for distribution Assessing key market challenges and trends How to achieve business sustainability Looking at feasibility and minimizing shipping and logistic challenges
14:15
  1. 25 mins
    Online vs Instore – what are the new strategies for retail? Technologies disrupting retail Sustainable and ethical products vs flagship brands Selecting the right product mix
14:45
  1. 30 mins
    Women increasing importance as buyers in GCC market and changing preferences for more readymade meals as more women are working Young women and Youth increasing demand for health related and organic p ...
15:15
  1. 15 mins
    New Trends in the food market in KSA Market outlook for KSA How to enter the KSA market – opportunities Rise of E-Commerce Grocery
16:00
  1. 30 mins
    As technology enhances and facilitates new experiences for customers, this session will look at online delivery platforms from the region and internationally that facilitates a 24-hour demand – with f ...
11:20
  1. 10 mins
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    The world is changing rapidly and the possibilities for breakthrough innovations and disruptors in the food space are bigger than ever. Global food system challenges and opportunities Examples of sign ...
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    This session will give an overview of the history of health and food from early supplementation to the growth of food as pharma in the early 2000s. Then deep dive into the redefinition of physical, em ...
12:30
  1. 30 mins
    The world is changing and the possibility for tech disruption is bigger than ever. Hear from some of the disrupters who are using tech to enhance food experience and service. Foodtech or enhancing ope ...
14:00
  1. 30 mins
    Consumer transformation shifts - evolution and revolution What will our brave new food world look like? Elevating the multisensorial experience Embark on a journey of the senses and re-imagine the fut ...
14:30
  1. 30 mins
    New technologies are changing the food distribution and hospitality landscape. This session you will discover more on; Blockchain impact on food supply chains AI examples such as chatbots and apps to ...
16:00
  1. 30 mins
    Achieving sustainability in retail for Oceonário de Lisboa The Aquarium has achieved the first step on the way to becoming a pioneer among its peers with its sustainable store offer through reducing t ...
11:00
  1. 30 mins
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    The latest consumer trends we see in FMCG and how food manufacturers can build a solid digital strategy to better promote their brands, drive awareness and impact.
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    How Social Media has seen an explosion in the scale and proliferation of new food trends #foodstagram: Instagram, snapchat and pinterest  - how to grow brands through social media Youtube – SORTEDfood ...
12:30
  1. 30 mins
    The number of hungry people in the world was on the decline but in the past 3 years we have seen an increase.   Concurrently we see complexity in our food system with obesity levels rising and despite ...
14:30
  1. 20 mins
    Key trends and growth opportunities in private labels Providing better quality at a unique offer Boosting sales through brand licensing Acquiring talent through mergers and acquisitions Exploring cont ...
14:50
  1. 30 mins
    A great product doesn’t succeed without a great execution
15:50
  1. 20 mins
    Do’s and Don’ts of Brand licensing How can using brand licensing benefit sales? Case Studies on successful brand connections regionally and internationally How to capitalize on consumer trends
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Speaking Opportunity

If you have a valuable experience to share or a case study on innovation, then we would like to invite you to present or join a panel discussion. Please send the below information to:

Hannah Capstick
Conference Producer, DWTC
hannah.capstick@dwtc.com

  • Proposed title of presentation
  • Proposed speaker name, job title and company
  • Contact information including direct line and email
  • Brief overview of the presentation (3-5 bullet points outlining key audience benefits)
  • A short biography

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