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 Export to Your Calendar 9/18/2019
When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:45 PM
Where: Wisconsin Club
900 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53233
United States

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Join us on Wednesday, September 18 for FaB's 2019 Innovation Café, an annual event that offers attendees a viewpoint that connects industry trends and metatrends with research and insights to keep your business, and Wisconsin's food economy, innovative.
 
At our Innovation Café, you'll delve into Chr. Hansen's updated Moving towards the New Food Worldresearch and Kerry's new findings on Consumer Demands for Functional Benefits, woven together through industry metatrends studied and tracked by Foodscape Group. Join us and meet David, Soumya, and Rachel - back by popular demand!
 
We'll be led through an exploration of information and trends that are shaping the future of food and beverage with presentations by:
RACHEL CHEATHAM
Founder & CEO of Foodscape Group
Rachel is back by popular demand for her style and industry knowledge of the trends of the trends impacting the industry.

DAVID CARPENTER
Executive Advisor at Chr. Hansen
Project 2025: Moving Towards the New Food World
SOUMYA NAIR
Director of Market Insights at Kerry North America
Consumer Demands for Functional Benefits


Rachel will also lead the audience through a facilitated café conversation to delve into the implications and opportunities the future holds for Wisconsin food and beverage companies and the industry. The café format guarantees a lively discussion with many of the attendees.

Plus, the ten companies selected to participate in the FaBcap 4 Accelerator will personally introduce themselves. Our annual Innovation Café is quickly becoming a must-attend industry trend event in Wisconsin! Cheers to all who turn out to explore what the future holds.


 
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Arrival window: network, enjoy continental breakfast, and meet our FaBcap 4 Companies

9:30 - 9:40 AM
Welcome and what to expect by Shelley Jurewicz, Executive Director of FaB Wisconsin

9:40 - 10:15 AM
Introducing the class of FaBcap 4 by Brad Rostowfske, Director of Industry Growth at FaB Wisconsin

10:15 - 10:35 AM
First trend presentation - Project 2025: Moving Towards the New Food World by David Carpenter, Executive Advisor at Chr. Hansen

10:35 - 10:55 AM
Second trend presentation - Consumer Demands for Functional Benefits by Soumya Nair, Director of Market Insights at Kerry North America

10:55 - 11:20 AM
Third trend presentation - TBD

11:20 - 11:35 AM
Break

11:35 - 11:55 AM
Trend panel moderated by Dr. Rachel Cheatham, Founder & CEO of the Foodscape Group

11:55 AM - NOON
Café discussion rules by Shelley Jurewicz (At the beginning of each round, attendees move to new tables to cross pollinate conversations.)

NOON - 12:15 PM
Round 1 question: What is your reaction to what you've heard today?

12:15 - 12:30 PM
Round 2 question: What opportunities do you see for your business?

12:30 - 12:45 PM
Round 3 question: What opportunities do you see for Wisconsin's food and beverage industry?

12:45 - 1:15 PM
Table reports and closing comments

1:15 - 1:45 PM
Box lunches available to stay and eat or grab and go



 
Members: $75
Non-Members: $110

Includes continental breakfast and box lunch.



 

Wisconsin Club - City Club

900 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

Use the surface lot behind the Club. Enter from 10th Street. Parking is free and valet.










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