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*


OPENING SESSION


08.30-09.00 a.m. REGISTRATION
09.00-09.10 a.m. WELCOMING OF GUESTS
09.10-09.25 a.m. OPENING SPEECH
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
09.25-10.00 a.m. PRESENTATION
The condition and prospects of the meat sector
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


Invited participants:
Anna Olewnik-Mikołajewska, president of the management board, ZM Olewnik; Krzysztof Woźnica, president of the management board, ZM Silesia

11.00-12.00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

MARKET, CONSUMER AND TRADE

12.00-12.20 p.m. PRESENTATION
Changes of consumer preferences on the cured meat market
12.20-12.40 p.m. PRESENTATION
Competitiveness based on the brand
12.40-1:00 p.m. PRESENTATION
Effective pricing strategies

1.00-2.00 p.m. LUNCH AND BUSINESS MIXER

2.00-3:05 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


Invited participants:
Andrzej Goździkowski, president of the management board, Grupa Cedrob; César Lipka, president of the management board, Superdrob; Edyta Łuczyńska, president of the management board, Indykpol Brand

3.05-3.25 p.m. PRESENTATION
Successful strategies for the meat sector. The case of Belgium
3.25-3.45 p.m. PRESENTATION
Product innovations in the cured meat category
3.45-4:05 p.m. PRESENTATION
Meat stand – how to win against the competition?
4:05-4:25 p.m. PRESENTATION
Management of meat and cured meat category
4:25-4:45 p.m. PRESENTATION
Producers’ cooperation with the chains – good practice

4:45-5:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

12.00-12.20 p.m. PRESENTATION
Energy efficiency step by step
12.20-12.40 p.m. PRESENTATION
Meat in the Internet – advertising, communication, social media
12.40-1:00 p.m. PRESENTATION
Only technology gives an advantage in the market

1.00-2.00 p.m. LUNCH AND BUSINESS MIXER

2.00-3.05 p.m. DEBATE: New strategies and innovative tools for 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



Invited participants:
Adam Zdanowski, co-owner, ZM Wierzejki; Elżbieta Złakowska, CFO, Balcerzak; Representative of Hilton Foods Poland


3.05-3:25 p.m. PRESENTATION
Artificial intelligence in the butcher shop
3.25-3.45 p.m. PRESENTATION
Packaging matters. Effective strategies
3:45-4:05 p.m. PRESENTATION
Improvements in logistic processes
4:05-5:25 p.m. PRESENTATION
Energy efficiency step by step
4:25-5:45 p.m. PRESENTATION
IT: Management support tools

4:45-5:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK AND BUSINESS MIXER

GALA OF THE COMPETITION ‘THE BEST MEAT/CURED MEAT DEPARTMENT 2019’


5:00-6:00 p.m. GALA WITH PRESENTING AWARDS IN THE COMPETITION FOR THE BEST MEAT/CURED MEAT DEPARTMENT 2019
from 6.00 p.m. COCKTAIL
*Organizer reserves the right to modify Congress’ agenda..

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



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

Olimpia Piekut
Key Account Manager
mob. (+48) 533 306 967

olimpia.piekut@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