Aug 23 | 2018
WorldFood Moscow offers more than just a networking and selling platform. As Russia’s no.1 international food and drink exhibition, it’s a place to grow your industry knowledge and learn from the business’ key influencers.
Every exhibition edition features a unique Business Programme, composed of guest talks, seminars, conferences, and discussions covering the food industry’s top trends and topics.
More than 100 guest speakers are taking part this year across over 20 events, spanning two full exhibition days. Over 1,000 delegates are expected to participate, increasing the event’s professional audience significantly.
In the meantime, let’s check out some must-attend events at WorldFood Moscow this year.
Business events you must experience at WorldFood Moscow 2018
Modern food retail: how to make money from trends – 17 September – Pavilion 8, Conference Hall – 13:30-18:00
As a B2B event, WorldFood Moscow is all about maximising ROI and profits for exhibitors, visitors and conference delegates alike. Many of the talks and consumers are based around boosting your business.
Modern food retail: how to make money from trends is one these. Retail habits are shifting in Russia. Supermarket chains dominate the market, for sure, but e-commerce is a rising retail force that shows no signs of stopping.
To help you compete in an ever-shifting landscape, and turn a profit, retail specialists will be on hand to breakdown the latest trends – and how your business can take advantage of them.
Speakers at Modern food retail: how to make money from trends include:
• Kirill Tereshchenko - CEO Kotanyi Rus, Advisor to the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia - Retail and FMCG sectors
• Galina Yashchuk - Senior Vice-President of Marketing of Azbuka Vkusa chain stores
• Jaap van Vreden - Commercial Director of Purchasing and Development of Lenta supermarkets chain
WorldFood Business Kitchen – 18 September – Seminar Room 3 – 11:00-17:00
What’s cooking at WorldFood? Advice on how best to set up and market your food and drink business. The WorldFood Business Kitchen is a brand-new event focussed on marketing, new business modalities, and how to make your company really stand out from the crowd.
Under the magnifying glass in the Business Kitchen are important trends all business people should know. As the show is international in scope, we’ll be looking at how you can develop multicultural marketing teams.
Additionally, we’ll be examining how you can influence your target audience, and how to stay competitive in an ever-changing market.
Speakers at the WorldFood Business Kitchen include:
• Tamara Klimova - Development Director of Boulanger Classic Coffee chain
• Rima Mukhamedshina - Ex-Chief Operational Officer of Bahetle grocery stores
• Olga Smirnova - Partner of Trout & Partners Russia, Partner of CPS Project
Educational programme purchasing academy – 17-18 September – Pavilion 3, Arena – 11:00-17:30 (both days)
Knowing which products to buy, and who from, is an artform when it comes to food retail. To avoid common pitfalls, and to help you make the most informed business-benefiting decisions, WorldFood Moscow is running a unique educational seminar this year.
Across both Business Programme days, you will be able to hear from some of Russia’s biggest food and drink buyers, retailers, marketers and supply chain specialists. Learning from their experiences and heeding their advice, you will be able to transform your buying regime.
Speakers at the Educational programme purchasing academy include:
• Tatiana Sorokina - Logistics specialist, Director of Unit-Consulting
• Lidia McShane (Seryogina) - General Director of OOO Mart, health food expert
• Olga Koroleva - Chief Operating Officer of Ace Target Trade Marketing Agency
See more at WorldFood Moscow 2018: Russia’s no.1 international food & drink exhibition
There are just under 2 weeks until the 27th edition of the WorldFood Moscow international food and drink trade show.
The above is just a taste of the events lined up for business professionals at 2018’s show. Click here to see the full Business Programme.
Remember: there is still time to get your e-ticket! Register online now.