SUMMIT

THE THEME FOR THE 2020 EXPERIENCE IS “LEADING FOOD AND HOSPITALITY IN AFRICA TO NEW HEIGHTS”

e-Summit

e-Learning

e-Networking

LIVE Event

1. STAGING THE CLIMB
1 – 7 September 2020

INNOVATION
The rapid development and commoditization of new f&b products, hospitality, processes, and services

  • COVID-19 shifts
  • AI
  • Ingredient innovation
  • Food blockchain
  • Countering the food crisis through alternative foods sources
  • Regenerative agriculture
  • SA Plastic Pact journey to sustainable packaging solutions to ensure safety, quality & shelf life
  • Nutrition and immunity
  • Country profiles: Ghana, Kenya, Zambia
2. BASE-CAMP
8 – 14 September 2020

F&B: MANUFACTURING/TRAINING/ TESTING
The gearing of F&B manufacturing to supply the fastest growing population in the World – Africa

  • Food Production Evolution: Making space for SMMEs
  • Impact of food consumption and production costs
  • OSH Training
  • Food Safety Training
  • COVID-19 Best Practice
  • Optimisation
  • Smart Factories
  • ERP systems
3. ASCENT
15 – 21 September 2020

RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION
Retail & Distribution network best for inventories of shelf-stable

  • Disrupted meal journey – Tapping into theinformal retail trade channels and what you need to know
  • Last mile delivery – How are food retailers and food services responding to demand change driving e-grocery forward?
  • Insights into the latest consumer food retail trends.
  • Country profiles: Ghana, Kenya, Zambia
4. SUMMIT
22 – 30 September 2020

INVESTMENT
The rapid development and commoditisation of new f&b products, hospitality,processes, & services

  • Choosing the right partner
  • Scaling-up successfully
  • Aquaculture opportunities
  • Investor insights
  • Startup showcases & tasting  experience
  • LIVE EVENT: 29 – 30 September 2020

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Food & Hospitality Next is for senior representatives from food brands, entrepreneurs , seed investors, academia and leading start-ups from across Africa who will join forces to transform philosophies, share ideas and collaborate on new projects.

Experts in their field and leading industry players are invited to submit a whitepaper or case study for consideration to be presented during the conference. This is your chance to spark strategic partnerships. Please note that only relevant topics will be considered.

*All submissions are subject to approval from the advisory board

The call for speakers is now open. 

For more information in the meantime, kindly contact Programme Director, Fran Smook on fransmook@dmgevents.com