THE ONLY SPECIAL ONE

Meat Congress 2019 is a meeting dedicated entirely to the meat sector, which integrates key players influencing market’s development:

meat processing companies, producers, distributors and exporters of meat and cured meat;
board members and buyers deciding on purchase for chain stores;
providers of services and solutions for the meat sector and for the trade.

PRICELESS KNOWLEDGE OF THE MARKET AND BUSINESS CONTACTS

Meat Congress 2019 provides unique knowledge of the market and enables exchange of experiences between all market participants. Take an advantage of many possibilities:

Speeches of experts on prices of raw materials, trends and factors forming the meat and cured meat market, prospects for sector’s development, product strategies.
Advices on retail chains’ product policy, development of export, advertising and marketing.
Networking – face-to-face business meetings held in comfortable conference rooms. Discussions and consultations with best experts on their fields.
An exhibition of TOP products and services.
“The Best Meat/Cured Meat Department 2019” and “Distributor of the Year: Meat and Cured Meat 2019” prize award ceremony.

INTEGRATION OF PRODUCERS, SERVICES PROVIDERS AND TRADE

Producers of meat and cured meat and services providers:
owners, board members, heads of sales, heads of purchase, heads of marketing, strategy and development managers – acting as speakers, exhibitors and participants.
Grocery stores of all types and wholesalers:
board members, heads of sales, heads of purchase, heads of marketing, category managers, private label managers.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES REPRESENTED DURING THE CONGRESS”



CONGRESS IN DETAILS


AMONG PARTICIPANTS OF PREVIOUS EDITIONS

RETAIL CHAINS


PRODUCERS

SERVICES PROVIDERS


FRAMEWORK AGENDA*


08.30-09.00 a.m. REGISTRATION
09.00-09.10 a.m. WELCOMING OF GUESTS
09.10-09.25 a.m. OPENING SPEECH
Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
09.25-10.00 a.m. PRESENTATION
The condition and prospects of the meat sector
Marta Skrzypczyk, Director of Food and Agri Sector Analysis, Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas
10:00-11.00 a.m. DEBATE: From a field to a table
- The importance of good relations within the entire food chain
- Revival on the mergers and acquisitions market: horizontal and vertical consolidation
- Changes in the Poles lifestyle – how do they influence the market?
- Building value for meat and cured meats consumers
- Forecasts for the meat sector


Confirmed participants:
Aleksander Dargiewicz, Director, The National Union of Swine Employers and Producers; René Maillard, Director, Belgian Meat Office; Grzegorz Majchrzak, President of the Management Board, Wielkopolska Union of Pig Breeders; Marta Marczak, Director of Brand Strategy, PwC; Anna Olewnik-Mikołajewska, President of the Management Board, ZM Olewnik; Maciej Ptaszyński, Director General, Polska Izba Handlu; Bartosz Urbaniak, Managing Director of Agribusiness Sector, Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas; Jacek Zarzecki, President of the Management Board, Polish Association of Cattle Breeders and Producers
MODERATORS: Karol Bujoczek, editor in chief of „Top Agrar”; Łukasz Rawa, editor of „Wiadomości Handlowe”
11.00-12.00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

12.00-12.25 p.m. PRESENTATION
Meat online, new opportunities for building brand in the category
Marta Marczak, Director of Brand Strategy, PwC
12.25-12.45 p.m. PRESENTATION
An intelligent meat processing company
Adam Adamczyk, SCM Consultant, SAP
Kamil Andrzejewski, Senior Business Development Manager, Plaut
12.45-1:05 p.m. PRESENTATION
The impact of ASF on Polish, Belgian and global meat markets
René Maillard, Director, Belgian Meat Office
1:05-1:25 p.m. PRESENTATION
5 steps to building modern brands that will be bought by millions
Paweł Brzeziński, Commercial Director Modern Sales, JBB
1.25-2.25 p.m. LUNCH AND BUSINESS MIXER

2.25-3:25 p.m. DEBATE: Development directions of the poultry market
- New challenges for the poultry sector
- Production safety: building consumer awareness
- What is the market afraid of? Brexit and bird flu
- Consumers want to know product stories. Business storytelling
- Investments in the poultry sector


Confirmed participants:
Marek Jurkiewicz, President of the Management Board, Res-Drob; Ryszard Waśniewski, Board Member for Operations, COO, Superdrob; Krystyna Ziejewska, President of Iława Geese Producers Association, President of The National Union of Agricultural Producer Groups, the Chamber of Commerce
MODERATORS: Karol Bujoczek, editor in chief of „Top Agrar”; Łukasz Rawa, editor of „Wiadomości Handlowe”
3.25-3.40 p.m. PRESENTATION
Health care or a fashion? Meat and cured meats in the times of BIO/ECO/FIT products
Grzegorz Mech, strategic insight manager, GfK
3.40-3.55 p.m. PRESENTATION
Management of meat and cured meat category
Krzysztof Kaźmierczak, meat sector expert
3.55-4:10 p.m. PRESENTATION
Leagal challenges for the meat sector
market expert**
4.10-5.00 p.m. DEBATE: New strategies and innovations in the meat sector
- Meat store chains - opportunities and threats
- Improvements in technological processes. Effective strategies
- Innovations in the meat sector
- Management of meat and cured meats supply chain

Confirmed participants:
Prof. Władysław Migdał, Department of Animal Product Technology, University of Agriculture, Kraków; Adam Zdanowski, Co-owner, ZM Wierzejki; Grzegorz Zych, Vice President, ZM Dobrowolscy; expert form SAP**
MODERATOR: Cezary Szczepański, editor of „Wiadomości Handlowe”
5:00-5:30 p.m. COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER
5:30-6:30 p.m. GALA WITH PRESENTING AWARDS IN THE COMPETITION FOR THE BEST MEAT/CURED MEAT DEPARTMENT 2019
from 6.30 p.m. SIT-DOWN DINNER WITH MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT
*Organizer reserves the right to modify Congress’ agenda.
**During confirmation.

REGISTRATION


BECOME A PARTNER

MEAT CONGRESS 2019 IS:



WHY IS IT WORTH TO BECOME A PARTNER?

  • Get with Your offer to a strictly selected target group
  • Establish direct contact with persons deciding on purchase of meat and cured meat for retail chains
  • Enlarge the prestige of Your company and brand through participation in the conference and presentation of Your products
  • Get to know better the needs of Your business partners
  • Acquire new clients!



CONTACT FOR SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS



Marlena Król
Director of the Conference Department
mob. (+48) 733 300 987

marlena.krol@wiadomoscihandlowe.pl

Robert Zakrzewski
Business Development Director
mob. (+48) 519 042 666

robert.zakrzewski@wiadomoscihandlowe.pl

Robert Biernat
Key Account Manager
mob. (+48) 730 014 732

robert.biernat@wiadomoscihandlowe.pl

Bartłomiej Kwiecień
Key Account Manager
mob. (+48) 730 008 749

bartlomiej.kwiecien@wiadomoscihandlowe.pl

CONTACT FOR RETAIL CHAINS

 

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Karina Sandomierska
Coordinator of Business Conferences
mob. (+48) 731 301 544
karina.sandomierska@wiadomoscihandlowe.pl

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Monika Wiczuk
Business Conferences Specialist
mob. (+48) 519 042 655
monika.wiczuk@wiadomoscihandlowe.pl

 

LOCATION

Marriott Hotel*****

Aleje Jerozolimskie 65/79,
00-697 Warszawa