Food and Drinks Industry Tomorrow
Innovation Driven, Digitally Empowered

A Eight in One Conference + Exhibition

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Food Drinks Innovate Asia 2021 Virtual Conference

August 25-26, 2021

Virtual Presented on Hopin

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Asean’s biggest, most inclusive & forward thinking gathering of leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, policy makers, disruptors of its kind - addressing "Food and Drinks Industry Tomorrow Innovation Driven, Digitally Empowered"

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Food Drinks Innovate Asia Virtual Conference 2021 is a online conference plus a virtual exhibition that brings together the brightest minds in the food and drinks industry to explore revolutionary ideas and cutting-edge technologies to ride the new wave of consumerism in Asia especially in Indochina region. The two-days event is filled with action-packed stories, conversations, and connections with 500+ delegates who from mainly from gov authorities, food and beverage producers, farms, wholesalers and retailers, end-users (restaurants, malls etc,.) and the solutions providers.It is the place where international and local trailblazers, visionaries, and trendsetters sharing and debating their actionable strategies to stay competitive in the food and drinks industry in the era of digital age. Join the event to learn:Discover and define the latest trends in consumer behaviour and buying patterns in ASEAN region Investment opportunities in Indochina

  • Key Topics

    How to distinguish your product in a saturated market
    Cleaner label without sacrificing taste or tradition
    Winning by innovative ingredients
    Food product product life-cycle journey
    AI empowered food packaging
    Green & Smart food factory
    Marketing Innovations in a digital world

600+Senior Delegates

300+F&B Companies or Organizations

1000+Online Events Audience

50+Speakers / Panellists

40+Dedicated Sessions

100+Conference Partner

Confirmed speakers

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Jack Tan

Food Service Director
Fonterra Brands Malaysia

Currently leading the Malaysia & Brunei Anchor Foods Professionals that aims to act as true consultants, working behind the scenes to deliver exciting new tastes and products for chefs, bakers, caterers, commercial kitchens, hotels, restaurants, quick service restaurants and cafes. The team will help businesses with all aspects of their operations from front-of-house presentation and pricing and promotion, to enhancing yield and taste and delivery exciting new menu options. By getting to know their customers’ businesses, Anchor Food Professionals is using this knowledge and optimizing diary ingredients using Fonterra’s world leading research and development capability to meet the specific needs of the market. Previous experience includes Unilever, Unilever Food Solutions as well as Brands Suntory in various sales and marketing leadership roles.

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Indrani Ghosh

Global Head of Strategy & Insights
Danone

A seasoned Consumer Strategy & insights professional with over two decades of Consumer Insights & Strategy experience across a cross section of companies and categories. As a Global Head of Strategy & Insights for Danone Specialized Nutrition division managing insights across the regions of Asia Pac, LATAM, ME, Turkey & CIS. Passionate about brand building with purpose through people centric insights and measuring their impact with the right KPIs. Through the course of time in Danone in the last 8 .5 plus years Indrani have been closely involved in working on brand renovations of many local & global brands updating their positioning & purpose with people centric insights helping teams to create strong purposeful brands and then measure success through devising the relevant KPIs using Brand Health tracking, Social listening metrics etc. Highly involved in detecting trends & where to play growth spaces to influence innovations in the Specialized Nutrition division including helping to bring cross country innovations. 

TOP REASONS TO BE PART OF THIS EVENT


MEET F&B TRENDSETTERS

Meet the leading entrepreneurs and scientists revolutionising the food industry right now

IMPROVE YOUR STRATEGY

Find out the best marketing and sales strategies to attract the health and environmental conscious customer segment

LEARN FROM LEADERS’ EXPERIENCE

Applying an outside-in perspective and helping clients achieve growth are fundamental to our approach

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DISCOVER FOODTECH INNOVATIONS

Explore the latest product innovations and growth drivers in the alternative protein market

IT’S NETWORKING FRIENDLY

Designed for business matching and peer networking, it’s very interactive networking and business matching sessions

INTERNATIONAL & DIVERSE

The event is the largest in ASEAN Region with all SE Asia countries represented (ID/ MY/ SG/ PH/ VN/ TH)

How You Can Benefit From Attending


Up to date F&B Industry Report

Get updated on the latest performance of Consumer business in Southeast Asia during this pandemic and get detailed projection from top experts on the trends and innovations

F&B CEO Interviews

Live interviews with leading minds in the industry. Expertly led by some of the best interviewers in the business and designed to elicit unique insights.

C-level Interactive Roundtables

This is where it gets really interactive, join a virtual roundtable on a topic of your choice. Then virtually meet and network with your peers facing the same issues.

Virtual 1 to 1 Meetings

Virtual meetings have become the new norm. We give you the opportunity to select those you’d like to meet from a list of registered participants. We’ll then set up and host these for you.

Virtual Exhibitions on Marketing Innovations

Join our virtual exhibitions where marketing solutions providers are showcasing the world leading innovations for F&B marketing and consumer engagement

Agenda

We’ve selected the best experts with experience in the topics they will cover.

0900

Opening

Opening Remarks by Conference Chair

Chairperson to be announced

0930

Panel Discussion

How has COVID-19 Changed the Food Industry and what Lessons are we Taking Forward?

In this panel, food industry CEOs will debate with consultants on: What kind of disruption has COVID-19 caused to food supply chains and to food suppliers/partners? How have food innovators responded to people’s changing eating habits? What is the most important lesson you have learnt during this period that will affect your work going forward? Employee training as a major component of staying in compliance – how did you manage your teams?

0910

Keynote

Asean's food and beverage consumer insights talk: 2021 and beyond

In Southeast Asia market, consumers will pick up their pursuit of immunity boosts, new plant-based options, global flavors and tech-enhanced foods after a tough year. In this session, we will invite a well known food industry study expert to share trends on ‘Instagramm-able’ foods, health and wellness products and conscious consumption.

1015

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1045

Keynote Speech

Food product next: texture, moderate protein and fickle consumers

One should never underestimate the fickleness of consumers when comes to F&B business. Consumers are complex and contradictory but they are fickle at the same time and it is always room for new things, new flavor, new design. This panel invite some of the top f&b producer's product design directors to discuss on the consumer's trends, consumers' desire for new textures, and moderate protein.

1150

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1105

Panel Discussion: Product Innovate Case Study

The push and pull of consumer engagement by Innovative new Products

In this session, the presenter will use real case studies of some of the world’s recent successful new products to dissect why food and beverage innovation is a key driver in helping companies deliver on strategic goals by getting the right products to market with speed and establishing significant competitive differentiation

1210

Lunch Break



1340

Keynote

The ongoing changes of packaging design priorities

To prepare for these changes and the move to the next normal, packaging companies must rethink packaging design beyond “must-haves,” such as reasonable costs, convenience, and performance. Speaker will cover topics such as: a good sustainability narrative; design with hygiene in mind, given recent heightened consumer-safety concerns; design for e-commerce, ship-ready design, and direct-to-consumer models.

1455

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1410

Panel Discussion

Environmentally Friendly Innovation That’s Set To Revolutionise Food Packaging

With consumers showing increased concern about the environmental dangers of plastics, brands have come up with some inventive new takes on netting, ready meal film and six-pack rings. But it’s not only concern for sealife that’s driving innovation in the packaging sector – taste, convenience and consumer preferences are proving influential factors, too. From thermals made from surplus feathers to labels that manage to look like how gin tastes, in this talk we will take a look at what’s new and how it is going to be more environmental friendly

1515

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1540

Keynote Speech

The digital revolution in QSR food safety 

In this session we will cover: Understanding the Food Safety Challenges of a digitally Changing World; Food Safety - A Tech-Enabled Food System; Digital tools take the tricks out of that, serving as your brand's right arm in the daily battle against foodborne pathogens; Digital Supply Chain Traceability.

1620

Panel Discussion

How Technology is Elevating Food Safety Practices & Protocols for Food Manufacturers

To lower the risks of foodborne illness and improve shelf life, food processors and manufacturers pay close attention to safety. Technologies enhance manufacturers to manage their food quality and safety. In this talk, we will take a quick look at three critical parameters for safe, efficient food processing.

1600

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1710

Closing Remarks of Day One

Closing Remarks


0900

Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks by Conference Chair

Chairperson to be announced

0930

Factory Managers Panel Discussion

From smart factory to intelligent supply: digital driven production efficiency in F&B

We will invite some factory managers from local food manufacturers and share on: Smart and advanced manufacturing Innovations; The opportunities that the Smart Factory provides for the F&B industry; IIoT solutions in Food and Beverage Industry

0910

Keynote

How Industry 4.0 Technologies Have Transformed Industrial Growth and Production in the Food Industry

The speaker will illustrate how traditional methods of production and manufacturing are quickly being replaced by a new method through which the latest advances in information technology, automation, and controls are brought together and integrated into a single system to direct and control entire supply chains and factories.

1015

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1045

Keynote Speech

Empowering F&B Channel Development and Marketing With Digital Tools

We will cover topics include: Using Data Analytics to Achieve Marketing Optimization Strategies; Go beyond Immediate ROI and How to Identify the Successful Social Media Campaigns; Mobile Marketing - Evaluating the Current State of Automation and Innovation; Trends that Impacts Food Marketer and How Digitalization Redefines Food & Beverage

1150

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1105

Panel Discussion: Product Innovate Case Study

Beverage B2C marketing in the Next Normal

This session studies the Changing consumer, digital marketing and impact of Covid-19. Topics including: how the pandemic is creating new consumer segments; the role of Marketing and how to improve their efficiency; What happens next? Track the transition

1210

Lunch Break



1340

Keynote Presentation

Food Industry Investment Outlook in Malaysia

The food-processing sector account for about 10% of Malaysia’s manufacturing output. Processed food contributed about RM21.76 billion and are exported to more than 200 countries. Our speaker will share the recent market data, the upcoming food investment plans especially for foreign investors and the growth opportunities and tech advancement trends; Malaysia’s Food Manufacturing Industries Productivity Determinants

1455

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1410

Panel Discussion

Malaysia Food & Beverage Manufacturers Leader Talk

We will invite some the largest food producers in Malaysia to share their insights on the new product development and business growth strategies. More details will be revealed soon. If you are a senior leader from a food producer and you are interested in joining this discussion please contact moc.stneve-mocse%40gnow.airolg

1505

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1540

Keynote Speech

Thailand 4.0 to drive innovation in food manufacturing

While Thailand has long capitalized on the popularity of its cuisine, the production, selling and exporting of food products is being given renewed focus under the national Thailand 4.0 initiative. With food processing listed as one of the First S-Curve industries that the authorities are seeking to add value to in the short to medium term, multipronged efforts are been made to align the agriculture, manufacturing, retail and hospitality sectors. Combined with a renewed focus on research and development (R&D), Thailand is seeking to significantly advance its food industries.

1645

Presentation

Reserved for Event Partner


1600

Panel Discussion

“Kitchen of the World” - Investing in Thailand Food Industry’s Future

Also known as the "Kitchen of the World," Thailand's food sector is backed by its geographical location, rich natural resources, a top-quality local workforce, supportive investment-focused government policies, and a reputation for quality and product safety. In this panel we will anlaysis some of the current data and project the upcoming investment opportunities in Thailand. Food producers and investors will send its senior leaders participate this discussion.

1700

Closing Remarks of Day One

Closing Remarks


Series Event Partners

PT Foodex Inti IngredientsGold Sponsor

Established in 1995, PT Foodex Inti Ingredients is one of the leading manufacturers of food seasonings and food ingredients in Indonesia. Our main focus is to be a reliable partner and to provide solutions for wide selection of food industries such as noodle, snack and processed meat industry.

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DecernisExhibitor Sponsor

Decernis delivers technology enabled global risk management solutions for product development, compliance, safety, regulatory, and market access. Under the FoodChain ID product family,

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AIPU FoodExhibitor Sponsor

Established in 1993, AIPU Food Industry Co., Ltd. is a leading food ingredient manufacturer in China. We provide high-quality caramel color, hydrolyzed vegetable protein compound powder/liquid, soy sauce powder, soy sauce flavor seasoning paste, disodium succinate and ethyl maltol to customers in more than 80 countries. Our factory and system are FSSC22000, ISO 22000 and HACCP certified and most of our products are Kosher and Halal approved.

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KadenceKnowledge Partner

Kadence International is a global boutique market research agency. With offices spanning Asia, Europe and the US, we combine the international reach of a large research company with the agility and personalised service of a small boutique.

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Food & Drinks Innovate
B2B Events and Learning

Food & Drinks Innovate is an event brand that presented and managed by Escom Events. ( Escom Co Limited). 

Gloria WongEvent Director

Food & Drinks and Hospitality | Partnershipmoc.stneve-mocse%40gnow.airolg

Mary TenorioSales Manager

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Justine BongaoConference Producer

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