There are exciting food tech events happening everywhere. We’ve selected the 5 best that are taking place in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.
The food tech scene is booming. There are lots of interesting conferences, summits, and other innovative gatherings popping up all over the world. What is so exciting about it is that food tech events bring together startups, creators, innovators, entrepreneurs and industry-leading brands. All delivering better solutions to the way food is stored, prepared and served.
Events create excellent opportunities to meet business connections when they are in a more relaxed space, and not inundated with meetings. Also, events normally offer the possibility of learning about the latest industry trends and technology innovations. Tech development within the food industry often helps businesses operate sustainably, decreasing their footprint, saving money and boosting their reputation.
We have selected a list of the 5 best food tech events of 2018 that are worth travelling for this year. These are our top picks:
Foodex Qatar: After the success of the first edition last year, the International Exhibition for Food, Beverage & Process Technology (Foodex) returns to provide an excellent platform for food and drink companies to market and promote their products and services in the UAE. It gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to network with industry’s leader and enter into the emerging markets of Qatar. When & Where: 3-5 May, Doha - Qatar
Global Food Innovation Summit: It is dedicated to featuring national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions around the world. The Global Food Innovation Summit showcases product, demos and apps. Also, the event gathers leading global entrepreneurs, investors and executives that are building the future of food. It is ideal for businesses that are looking to explore new solutions, innovations and trends. Former U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, and Starbucks Executive Chairman, Howard Schultz, are the highlights of this edition. When & Where: 7 -10 May, Milan - Italy
Future Food-Tech Summit: The annual event takes place in London, New York and San Francisco. It is one of the most international gathering of food business technology leaders, investors and food-tech innovators. The summit showcase innovations that can meet the challenge of feeding the growing world population in a sustainable, safe and healthy way. The next New Yorkian edition will bring together key industry players to discuss which technologies have the potential to deliver truly game-changing solutions. When & Where: 19-20 June, New York - USA
Sweden Footech Big Meet: If you’re looking for high-speed, massive information overload, fun and energetic event, look no further. Sweden Foodtech Big Meet will bring together the most exciting national and international innovators to give you a view of how the future of food looks like. This year’s event will explore bioreactor production, new urban farming solutions, how to build new cities, recycle even better, grow new products, hear pitches from all the upcoming new stars of food tech. And much more. When & Where: 7-8 June, Stockholm - Sweden
YFood Insight & Innovation Day: YFood is the largest curated global community of companies and people actively looking to change the future of food. During Insight & Innovations Day attendees can hear from and meet the pioneers changing the sector. From Founders of leading Food Tech startups, industry investors and the decision makers from forward-thinking brands. It is the quickest and most effective way for professionals in the Food Industry to achieve an overview of the Food Tech landscape. The first edition of 2018 will take place in May, but there will be other opportunities to attend throughout the year. When & Where: 1st edition 2nd May, London - UK
In the past few years, we have seen a range of innovations disrupting the hospitality and foodservice industry. From platforms providing digital list management to apps allowing consumers to make more informed choices, and cloud solutions helping kitchens to become more sustainable and profitable.
We are looking forward to attending food tech events to see what innovations are going to impact business in 2018. What about you? Let us know if you attending any other event in 2018.
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