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Sponsored by

  • Aptar
  • Beneo
  • Bericap
  • Closure Systems International
  • Sidel

Supported by

  • AKB Consulting
  • American Beverage Association
  • British Soft Drinks Association
  • IBA
  • Kups
  • Meyed

Media partners

  • Fermentacyjny I Owocowo-Warzyw
  • FoodBev

Tuesday 16 April

  • Sheraton Hotel

    Registration

  • COCA-COLA HBC POLAND PLANT TOUR

  • Coach departs for visit to Coca-Cola HBC plant at Radzymin. Lunch will be provided.

    Coca-Cola HBC Poland is the leader in the Polish non-alcoholic beverages market. With a workforce of almost 2,700 people, the company works with around 3,900 suppliers and distributes its products in over 120,000 stores across the country.

    One of four bottling plants in Poland, the Radzymin site was opened in 1992 and is now the biggest production facility owned by the company. It is also a manufacturing centre for the Coca-Cola Hellenic group, with products being shipped throughout Europe.

    Currently the Radzymin plant occupies nearly 10 hectares, including nearly 36,000 square metres of building space.

    With six filling lines and a palletisation centre, the plant produces the company’s full portfolio of beverages including: Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Cherry Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Kinley Tonic, Lift, Nestea, Cappy juices, nectars and drinks, Powerade isotonic drink and Burn energy drink.

    The plant at Radzymin houses two aseptic lines which are used to manufacture preservative-free beverages including fruit juices, nectars and drinks, teas and isotonic beverages. It also produces pre-forms for manufacturing PET bottles. These supply all Coca-Cola Hellenic production facilities in Poland.

  • Coach returns to the Sheraton Hotel

  • MARKET INSIGHT BRIEFINGS

  • Global beverage trends

    François Sonneville, Senior Beverage Analyst for Rabobank International

  • Emerging segments

    Dr Nicky Turnill, Market Intelligence Manager for Zenith International Ltd

  • Latest product innovations around the world

    Claire Phoenix, Managing Editor - Magazines for FoodBev Media Ltd

  • Refreshment break

  • ENTERPRIZE ZONE

  • Identifying the next big thing

    Shaun Browne, Co-founder and Managing Director of McQueen Ltd, United Kingdom

  • Creating successful new beverage concepts

    Adomas Pranevicius, Chief Executive Officer of MyDrink Beverages, Lithuania

  • The power of innovation for healthy solutions

    Dominik Dolińśki, Board Member of Oshee, Poland

  • Questions and discussion

  • Close

  • AWARDS GALA DINNER

  • Cocktail reception

  • Awards Gala Dinner including presentation of the InnoBev Sustainability Awards.

    Zenith International will present a review of the beverage industry's best practice in environmental sustainability, nominating and awarding winners in ten categories.

Wednesday 17 April

  • Registration and refreshments

  • Grand Ballroom

    EAST EUROPE TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

  • Welcome and Poland market overview

    Ahmed Elafifi, General Manager of Coca-Cola HBC, Poland

  • East follows West, East leads West

    Mateja Košak-Maljevec, Marketing and Development Director of Laško Group, Slovenia

  • Questions and discussion

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  • Refreshing our category perception: a call for action

    Dominique Reiniche, Chairman of Coca-Cola Europe and President of UNESDA

  • Questions and discussion

  • Refreshment break

  • GLOBAL MARKET DYNAMICS

  • Transforming Asian consumers

    Toru Yamasaki, General Manager - Marketing for Kirin Holdings, Singapore

  • The power of emerging markets in driving growth

    Ajoy Misra, Executive Director of Tata Global Beverages, India

  • Questions and discussion

  • SUPPLIER INNOVATION

  • DoubleSeal System for hot fill and aseptic packaging – two sides of the same coin?

    Volker Spiesmacher, Marketing and Sales Director for Bericap

  • Advanced performance through caps and closures

    John Grainda, Director – Global Marketing/Business Development for Closure Systems International

  • Sidel Predis™: the leading and most sustainable technology for sensitive products

    Torsten Kaiser, Business Development Manager – Eastern Europe & Russia for Sidel

  • Lunch

  • MAJOR MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

  • Delivering convenience, safety and fun for kids

    Todd Caron, Director of Global Business Development – Beverages for Aptar Food + Beverage, United States

  • A world of possibiliTEAs

    Winfried Hopf, Executive Vice President Global Beverages for Unilever plc

  • Gaining advantage through strategic alliances

    Rahul Narang, Executive Chairman of Suntory Narang Private Limited, India

  • Soy based drinks: a lifestyle choice

    Ignacio Urbelz, Managing Director of Vivejoy, Grupo Leche Pascual, Spain

  • Questions and discussion

  • Refreshment break

  • SOFT DRINKS AND SOCIETY

  • Global initiatives to engage with consumers

    Geoff Parker, President of the International Council of Beverage Associations

  • Sustainable sourcing: challenges and opportunities

    Marcel Clement, Senior Manager - Sustainable Value Chains Europe and Japan for Rainforest Alliance

  • Q&A

  • Close

Now in its 9th year, the InnoBev Global Beverages Congress is designed for industry leaders, suppliers, customers and analysts to gain a complete overview of the latest trends and thinking across all continents from top companies in each region, with extensive time for informal networking and discussion.

Under the theme of Refreshing outlook, the Congress aims to provide a platform for  debate on how the industry can drive forward  its next phase of growth and maintain leadership on key issues such health and environmental concerns.

During the event, we will be covering a range of topics including market updates, product innovation, entrepreneurial activity, regional developments, global trends, future opportunities and society changes.

The two day  event includes:

  • Conference sessions involving many top producers and suppliers
  • Extensive industry networking time with leading global figures
  • Plant tour hosted by Coca-Cola Hellenic
  • Gala dinner and presentation of the 2013 Innobev Sustainability Awards by Zenith International.

Booking: Please click here for the booking form. Visas may be required from some countries. Zenith will be happy to help with visa support documentation where possible.

Sponsorship: If you would like further information on the range of table top display and other sponsorship opportunities available for the Congress, please contact Nick Crossland e ncrossland@zenithitnernational.com t + 44 (0) 1225 327941

Poland’s non-alcoholic beverage market is the largest in East Europe. Consumer interest in healthy lifestyles, natural ingredients and low calorie content are among the most influential factors. Bottled water is the leading category. New product developments in cola,iced tea and natural sweeteners have also helped drive market growth.  The functional  segment is gaining momentum as well..

Warsaw is the largest city and capital of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, approximately 250 kilometres from the Baltic Sea. During World War II, Warsaw suffered  great destruction but, after liberation, rebuilding began and the city now has wonderful examples of architecture from many periods of European history. Poland is ranked as one of the world’s top 7 emerging markets.

The Congress will be held at the 5 star Sheraton Warsaw Hotel. Centrally located close to the Polish Parliament and National Museum, and within walking distance from the old town, the hotel has 350 rooms and suites, a choice of restaurants, health club and spa.

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is located approximately 12 kilometres from central Warsaw.

An allocation of hotel rooms is available at negotiated rates for delegates attending the Congress. For more information, please go to Accommodation section on the website.

Sheraton Warsaw Hotel, Boleslawa Prusa 2, Warsaw 00-483, Poland t + 48 22 450 6100 f + 48 22 450 6200 e warsaw@sheraton.com  www.sheraton.pl

The Congress will be held at the 5 star Sheraton Warsaw Hotel. Centrally located close to the Polish Parliament and National Museum and within walking distance from the old town, the hotel has 350 guestrooms and suites, a choice of restaurants, health club and spa and extensive meeting facilities.

Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is located approximately 12 kilometres away from central Warsaw.

An allocation of hotel rooms is available at negotiated rates for delegates attending the Congress. For more information, and to reserve your room direct with the hotel, please visit https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/9thInnoBevGlobalBeveragesCongress

Sheraton Warsaw Hotel, Boleslawa Prusa 2, Warsaw 00-483, Poland t + 48 22 450 6100 f + 48 22 450 6200 e warsaw@sheraton.com  http://www.sheraton.pl/

For information about sponsorship opportunities available for the Congress, please contact Nick Crossland at ncrossland@zenithinternational.com or call +44 (0) 1225 327941

Sponsoring our event will increase awareness of your company and provides an excellent opportunity to increase your profile among existing clients and reach a new audience. We work with our sponsors to develop a package that meets your specific needs and therefore delivers the best value. Sponsorship exposure includes: branding of the event, presentations, table top displays, networking opportunities and product placement.

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