Event Programme

24 September - 27 September

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Tue 24 September 2019
Wed 25 September 2019
Thu 26 September 2019
Fri 27 September 2019
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WorldFood Moscow Official Opening Ceremony
Analytical Session
Plenary Session: Interaction between Governments and Food Business
Case-Study: Confectionery
Trends and Discussion: Healthy & Organic Food
Plenary Session: International Cooperation and Export
Focus session with Nathan Watts
Sixth International Fresh Fruits & Vegetables: Algorithms & Realisation
Foresight Workshop. Products of the Future for Generations X,Y & Z
Case-study Conference: How to Get Ahead of the Competition and Create Added Value in Products and Stores
Product of the Year Official Awards Ceremony
Conference: Fish & Seafood
Conference: Dairy products
Business-brunch for commercial departments of retail chains and brands
FIRST TIME IN RUSSIA! Focus session with Walter Robb
Retail Championship Mar-Pro Challenge

Day 1

WorldFood Moscow Official Opening Ceremony

24 September

12:00 - 13:00

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 12:00 09/24/2019 13:00 Official Opening Ceremony Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Ceremony

Official Opening Ceremony

Analytical Session

Language: Russian, English
Simultaneous translation

Free admission (electronic ticket based)
 

24 September

13:00 - 14:00

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 13:00 09/24/2019 14:00 Global & local food & drink business trends. A digest of recent succesful solutions in worldwide food retail. Current statistics and of the Russian food industry and the global food & drink industry. Session is moderated by Kirill Tereshchenko, General Director , KOTANYI

 
Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Global & local food & drink business trends. A digest of recent succesful solutions in worldwide food retail. Current statistics and of the Russian food industry and the global food & drink industry.

Session is moderated by Kirill Tereshchenko, General Director , KOTANYI

 

Moderators

24 September

13:00 - 13:20

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 13:00 09/24/2019 13:20 Changing face of retail Speaker: Milos Ryba, Head of Retail – Strategic Projects , IGD Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Changing face of retail

Speaker: Milos Ryba, Head of Retail – Strategic Projects , IGD

Speakers

24 September

13:20 - 13:40

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 13:20 09/24/2019 13:40 Recent analytics. Ivanov Index Speaker: Mikhail Krasnoperov, Executive Director, senior analyst, Sberbank CIB Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Recent analytics. Ivanov Index

Speaker: Mikhail Krasnoperov, Executive Director, senior analyst, Sberbank CIB

Speakers

24 September

13:40 - 14:00

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 13:40 09/24/2019 14:00 The state of the consumer market in Russia and Rating of Russian retail chains: results of first six months of 2019 Speaker: Ivan Fedyakov, General Director , INFOLine Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

The state of the consumer market in Russia and Rating of Russian retail chains: results of first six months of 2019

Speaker: Ivan Fedyakov, General Director , INFOLine

Speakers

Plenary Session: Interaction between Governments and Food Business

• Market leaders – how do their strategies change and how do they achieve customer loyalty?
• How market disruptors translate early wins into long-term success
• Improving formats and concepts, optimising business processes, developing IT solutions, omnichannel marketing – leaders speak about ways to get even closer to customers
• How a “consumer-centric” strategy is driven by the government

Language: Russian, English
Simultaneous translation

Free admission (electronic ticket based)

24 September

14:30 - 16:30

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 14:30 09/24/2019 16:30 Interaction between the Government and the Food Business: New Priorities and Opportunities for the Development of Retail Business, HoReCa and Food Production in Russia. Moderator: Kirill Tereschenko, General Director, KOTANYI

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Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Interaction between the Government and the Food Business: New Priorities and Opportunities for the Development of Retail Business, HoReCa and Food Production in Russia.

Moderator: Kirill Tereschenko, General Director, KOTANYI

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Moderators

Speakers

Case-Study: Confectionery

  Co-organised with:                 Business-partner:
                            

• Main trends in retail sales in the Russian confectionery sector in 2019-2020
• New categories: What should buyers focus on when selecting confectionery products in 2020?

Language: Russian
Free admission (electronic ticket based)

24 September

11:00 - 14:00

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 11:00 09/24/2019 14:00 Confectionary: category development trends in Russia and worldwide Moderators: Natalia Marova, Head of Retail.ru, Maria Yashenkova, Director, Bright Consulting

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Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Confectionary: category development trends in Russia and worldwide

Moderators: Natalia Marova, Head of Retail.ru, Maria Yashenkova, Director, Bright Consulting

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Trends and Discussion: Healthy & Organic Food

  Co-organised with:                 Business-partner:
                            

• How to make money on the organic food market
• How to decorate organic & health food departments
• Alternatives in the development and promotion of organic & healthy food in markets and food courts
• Experiences of international food & drink retailers on developing organic & health food categories
• New trends and rules for 2020 and their influence on purchasing and promoting organic products


Language: Russian
Free admission (electronic ticket based)

24 September

14:30 - 17:00

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/24/2019 14:30 09/24/2019 17:00 Healthy Food and Organic - new opportunities and new niches Modertator: Elena Vorontsova, General Director, AgroMediaGroup
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Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Healthy Food and Organic - new opportunities and new niches

Modertator: Elena Vorontsova, General Director, AgroMediaGroup
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Day 2

Focus session with Nathan Watts

Language: Russian, English
Simultaneous translation

Free admission (electronic ticket based)

25 September

11:00 - 11:45

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 11:00 09/25/2019 11:45 Meeting the needs of tomorrow’s shoppers Nathan Watts, Creative Director of the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy FITCH, will look at how changing consumer behaviours are shaping the future of grocery retail. What does tomorrow’s shopper care about? How do they shop? Why is the shopping experience changing? Nathan will present best-in-class international brand examples (Tesco, Sainsbury’s, LIDL & ALDI, Sprouts, Hema, Walmart China, M&S, Centrepoint) and exclusive FITCH data across the following focus areas:
  • Optimising retail spaces: what are the emerging trends? What can be learnt from online brands?
  • Maximising offer strategy; how can you attract, excite and retain customers?
  • Creating an experience; why is this so important for tomorrow’s shopper? 
Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Meeting the needs of tomorrow’s shoppers

Nathan Watts, Creative Director of the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy FITCH, will look at how changing consumer behaviours are shaping the future of grocery retail. What does tomorrow’s shopper care about? How do they shop? Why is the shopping experience changing? Nathan will present best-in-class international brand examples (Tesco, Sainsbury’s, LIDL & ALDI, Sprouts, Hema, Walmart China, M&S, Centrepoint) and exclusive FITCH data across the following focus areas:

  • Optimising retail spaces: what are the emerging trends? What can be learnt from online brands?
  • Maximising offer strategy; how can you attract, excite and retain customers?
  • Creating an experience; why is this so important for tomorrow’s shopper? 

Speakers

Plenary Session: International Cooperation and Export

• What measures does the Russian Government take to reach key export targets on agricultural projects with the framework of the “International Cooperation and Export” National Project?
• Where will export-oriented wholesale distribution centres be built until 2023? How can Russian agricultural businesses and food retailers use these centres?
• Promotion of “Umbrella Brands”, and which product groups, agricultural businesses and food retailers will have access to Umbrella Brands by 2021
• Regional Export Standard 2.0: What is it, and how can Russian suppliers directly contract foreign retailers, including Chinese companies?


Language: Russian and English
Simultaneous translation

Free admission (electronic ticket based)

Strategic analytical partner

 

25 September

12:15 - 14:30

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 12:15 09/25/2019 14:30 International Cooperation and Export Ministry for Agriculture, Russian Export Centre, Rosselkhoznadzor, Eurasian Economic Commission are also invited to participate.

More details about speakers>>
Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

International Cooperation and Export

Ministry for Agriculture, Russian Export Centre, Rosselkhoznadzor, Eurasian Economic Commission are also invited to participate.

More details about speakers>>

Moderators

Speakers

FIRST TIME IN RUSSIA! Focus session with Walter Robb

Language: Russian and English
Simultaneous translation

Free admission (electronic ticket based)

25 September

15:00 - 15:45

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 15:00 09/25/2019 15:45 How to build up from Competitors and Create Added Value to the Product and the Store Focus session with a legend of world food retail business!
Walter Robb, Member of Advisory Board, co-CEO till 2016, Whole Foods Market (USA)

An investor, mentor and advisor to the next generation of American food companies. Walter Robb has a long and varied entrepreneurial history, ranging from natural food retailer to farmer to consultant. Sold his local grocery store to Whole Foods Market in 1991, joining the team as a local owner and operator before moving up the chain of command to President and Co-COO in 2010, where he oversaw the operations of 6 of the 12 regions. He oversaw Operations, Purchasing, Marketing, Distribution and Quality Standards. In 2017, Amazon acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Whole Foods Market Inc. is an American supermarket chain which exclusively sells products free from hydrogenated fats and artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. A USDA Certified Organic grocer in the United States, the chain is popularly known for its organic selections.
 
Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

How to build up from Competitors and Create Added Value to the Product and the Store

Focus session with a legend of world food retail business!
Walter Robb, Member of Advisory Board, co-CEO till 2016, Whole Foods Market (USA)

An investor, mentor and advisor to the next generation of American food companies. Walter Robb has a long and varied entrepreneurial history, ranging from natural food retailer to farmer to consultant. Sold his local grocery store to Whole Foods Market in 1991, joining the team as a local owner and operator before moving up the chain of command to President and Co-COO in 2010, where he oversaw the operations of 6 of the 12 regions. He oversaw Operations, Purchasing, Marketing, Distribution and Quality Standards. In 2017, Amazon acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Whole Foods Market Inc. is an American supermarket chain which exclusively sells products free from hydrogenated fats and artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. A USDA Certified Organic grocer in the United States, the chain is popularly known for its organic selections.
 

Moderators

Speakers

Sixth International Fresh Fruits & Vegetables: Algorithms & Realisation

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  Co-organised with:                 Business-partner:
                            

Language: Russian and English
Consecutive translation

Free admission (electronic ticket based)
 

25 September

11:00 - 11:30

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 11:00 09/25/2019 11:30 Results of the 2018/2019 Season & breakdown of current market conditions Speaker: Irina Koziy, General Director, FruitNews Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Results of the 2018/2019 Season & breakdown of current market conditions

Speaker: Irina Koziy, General Director, FruitNews

Speakers

25 September

11:30 - 11:50

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 11:30 09/25/2019 11:50 Stages and trends in developing fruits & vegetables in Russia Speaker: Niyazi Gasymov, President, The Association of Producers, Importers and Exporters of Fresh Produce; Head, Soyuzpromkontrakt Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Stages and trends in developing fruits & vegetables in Russia

Speaker: Niyazi Gasymov, President, The Association of Producers, Importers and Exporters of Fresh Produce; Head, Soyuzpromkontrakt

Speakers

25 September

11:50 - 12:10

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 11:50 09/25/2019 12:10 Changes in consumers' needs Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Changes in consumers' needs

25 September

12:10 - 13:10

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 12:10 09/25/2019 13:10 European experiences in selling products, shaping and controlling product assortments, and merchandising of fruits & vegetables. Speaker: John Giles, Divisional Director, Agri Food

Language:English
Consecutive translation
 
Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

European experiences in selling products, shaping and controlling product assortments, and merchandising of fruits & vegetables.

Speaker: John Giles, Divisional Director, Agri Food

Language:English
Consecutive translation
 

Speakers

25 September

13:10 - 13:30

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 13:10 09/25/2019 13:30 Special features of how Russian suppliers and retailers interact Speaker: Shamil Magomedov, Deputy Executive Director, Russian Retail Market Experts Association Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Special features of how Russian suppliers and retailers interact

Speaker: Shamil Magomedov, Deputy Executive Director, Russian Retail Market Experts Association

Speakers

25 September

13:30 - 13:40

Networking Session

25 September

14:00 - 16:00

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/25/2019 14:00 09/25/2019 16:00 Fresh-dialogue. Individual negotiations among fruit & vegetable producers, suppliers and buyers Participating Companies: Lenta, Metro C&C, Azbuka Vkusa Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Fresh-dialogue. Individual negotiations among fruit & vegetable producers, suppliers and buyers

Participating Companies: Lenta, Metro C&C, Azbuka Vkusa

Day 3

Foresight Workshop. Products of the Future for Generations X,Y & Z

Generation Z, today’s teenagers, will become major consumers in the coming years – but what do we know about them? They are tech-savvy, well versed in devices, gadgets and the Internet. So, what products will they prefer in 10 years? What packaging, promotion, and store layouts should be prepared now to gain Gen Z confidence and money in the future? How are our peers from Generations X and Y expect from food producers and retailers in the future? Find out in this new session.

Language: Russian
Free admission (electronic ticket based)
 

26 September

11:00 - 13:30

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/26/2019 11:00 09/26/2019 13:30 Products of the Future for Generations X,Y & Z Workshop Moderators: Evgenia Shamis, Founder, General Director and Coordinator of RuGenerations - Russian School of Theory of Generations Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Products of the Future for Generations X,Y & Z

Workshop Moderators: Evgenia Shamis, Founder, General Director and Coordinator of RuGenerations - Russian School of Theory of Generations

Moderators

Case-study Conference: How to Get Ahead of the Competition and Create Added Value in Products and Stores

How can retailers sell more without constant promotions and discounts? Case studies of winning customers by other means, including own production, trends for healthy foods, new retail partnerships, and experiences in HoReCa, petrol stations, shops-in-shops, online sales and food delivery, etc.

Language: Russian 

Free admission (electronic ticket based)
 

26 September

14:00 - 15:30

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/26/2019 14:00 09/26/2019 15:30 How to get ahead of the competition and created added value in products and stores Modertaror: Natalia Marova, Head of Retail.ru
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Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

How to get ahead of the competition and created added value in products and stores

Modertaror: Natalia Marova, Head of Retail.ru
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Moderators

Speakers

Product of the Year Official Awards Ceremony

26 September

16:00 - 17:30

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/26/2019 16:00 09/26/2019 17:30 Award Ceremony

Product of the Year is an annually contest, held every year at WorldFood Moscow, in order to recognise and announce the best food & drink products and ingredients available on the Russian market.

Only products with a competitive edge can become Product of the Year winners. Judges are looking for higher quality than rival products, if they’ve been produced with innovative technologies, and if they’ve been stored and packaged in the best available conditions.

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Award Ceremony

Product of the Year is an annually contest, held every year at WorldFood Moscow, in order to recognise and announce the best food & drink products and ingredients available on the Russian market.

Only products with a competitive edge can become Product of the Year winners. Judges are looking for higher quality than rival products, if they’ve been produced with innovative technologies, and if they’ve been stored and packaged in the best available conditions.

Conference: Fish & Seafood

  Co-organised with:                 Business-partner:
                            

• Worldwide trends in fish & seafood and how Russia fits into global markets
• How to boost sales while adhering to the technical regulations outlined in the EEU’s “On Fish and Fish Product Safety” regulations
• How to get more fish & seafood into consumer baskets and how to collaborate to promote fish consumption?

Language: Russian
Free admission (electronic ticket based)

26 September

11:00 - 13:30

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/26/2019 11:00 09/26/2019 13:30 Fish & Seafood: Global trends and Russian best practice Moderator by Natalia Marova, Head of Retail.ru

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Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Fish & Seafood: Global trends and Russian best practice

Moderator by Natalia Marova, Head of Retail.ru

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Moderators

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Conference: Dairy products

  Co-organised with:                 Business-partner:
                            

Succesful projects and new challenges, market leaders’ experiences working with retail chains, adapting to the “Mercury” system launch, and the big question: which products do retailers want to buy?

Language: Russian
Free admission (electronic ticket based)

26 September

14:00 - 16:00

Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy


Add to calendar 09/26/2019 14:00 09/26/2019 16:00 Dairy products: Global trends and growth drivers Moderator: Marina Petrova, General Director, Petrova 5 Consulting
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Pavilion 3, hall 13, Retail Academy Europe/Moscow

WorldFood Retail Academy

Dairy products: Global trends and growth drivers

Moderator: Marina Petrova, General Director, Petrova 5 Consulting
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Day 4

Business-brunch for commercial departments of retail chains and brands

NEW!

27 September

11:00 - 14:00

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/27/2019 11:00 09/27/2019 14:00 Creating additional value: retailers & suppliers • Business brunch
• MarPro challenge Award Ceremony 
• Case-studies presented by food & drink exports
• What is additional value and why create it, featuring examples of creation of additional value between retail chains and suppliers
• Business simulation: advantages and disadvantages of retailer’s economics and the fight for sales growth

Moderator: Vadim Korsunskiy, vice-president for international development, Mania Business Simulations.
Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Food Business Leaders’ Forum. Closer to the Consumer!

Creating additional value: retailers & suppliers

• Business brunch
• MarPro challenge Award Ceremony 
• Case-studies presented by food & drink exports
• What is additional value and why create it, featuring examples of creation of additional value between retail chains and suppliers
• Business simulation: advantages and disadvantages of retailer’s economics and the fight for sales growth

Moderator: Vadim Korsunskiy, vice-president for international development, Mania Business Simulations.

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Retail Championship Mar-Pro Challenge

Get a 3 members team and sign in  before September 1st. . Participation is free of charge. For more details please, visit the official web-site

Mar-Pro Challenge is a championship for professionals in retail and FMCG markets. Competition among several tems takes place in the form of business simulation in the one virtual market.

Teams are divided into retailers and food producers. Participants negotiate with other teams, sign contracts and make managing decision on brands development. Simulator demonstrates how decisions and contracts made by players inluence the market state and incomes/losses of companies. The winner is the one who will be able to benefit from the available resources
 

27 September

13:30 - 14:00

Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena


Add to calendar 09/27/2019 13:30 09/27/2019 14:00 Schedule of Retail Chambionship

August 15 — September 1                  
Call for applications
September 2-6 1st stage. 16 participants, 8 of them are into the next stage
September  9-13 2d stage. 8 participants. 4 of them are into the Finals
September 16-20 the Finals
September 24   Winners announcement
September 27    Award Ceremony within WorldFood Moscow 2019
Pavilion 3, hall 15, Main Arena Europe/Moscow

Mar-Pro Challenge Retail Championship

Schedule of Retail Chambionship


August 15 — September 1                  
Call for applications
September 2-6 1st stage. 16 participants, 8 of them are into the next stage
September  9-13 2d stage. 8 participants. 4 of them are into the Finals
September 16-20 the Finals
September 24   Winners announcement
September 27    Award Ceremony within WorldFood Moscow 2019

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