Global water drinks congress goes beyond hydration

Numerous world market leaders and innovators are in the first group of speakers just announced for this year’s 18th Global Water Drinks Congress, which will be held on 19-21 October 2021 online. A keynote address will be given by president

of Nestlé Waters Muriel Lienau, who is also president of Natural Mineral Waters Europe. Other speakers include: • New chief executive of newly listed Flow from Canada • New chief executive of newly formed Acqua Vera in Italy • Rising global players Niagara from the United States, Highland Spring from Scotland and Kirin from Japan • US success stories including Talking Rain, Voss and Tesla • Leading analysts and advisers Beverage

Digest, Kantar and KPMG. Typically attracting 150-200 participants from

all over the world, the event aims to provide industry leaders, entrepreneurs, suppliers, customers and advisers with a complete overview of the water drinks market and developments. Organising the event, Richard Hall, chairman of

food and drink consultancy Zenith Global, commented: “The market for water changed dramatically in the past two years with COVID-19 disruption, health appreciation and environmental urgency. On top of this, companies have been shaking out and exploring new space. “Hydration is so vital and now everyone is

going ‘Beyond Hydration’, which is our congress theme. But where beyond? That is the question we shall be seeking to answer," he concluded.

The London Coffee Festival

23- 26 September The Truman Brewery London


The Great Vending Get Together

In partnership with AVS Golf Day 24 September

The Belfry Golf and Spa Resort

Coffee Shop Innovation Expo 9-10 November ExCel London


Vendex Midlands 10 November Centenary Pavillion Leeds

The NAMA Show 6-8 April 2022 McCormick Place

Chicago Venditalia

European Cocoa Association confirms 2022 event

The European Cocoa Association (ECA) has confirmed its next Cocoa Forum event will take place in Rome, Italy, between 13-15 September 2022. The event will be held at the Hotel Villa Pamphili

and will welcome a line-up of expert speakers aimed at leading professionals within the industry. The networking activities for the 2022

European Cocoa Forum will start as from Tuesday

13 of September, and the conference will be held on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15, with a range of topical issues to be confirmed. The event will close with a gala dinner. There will be opportunities for business meetings, networking throughout the event and visitors will be able to meet professionals from across the cocoa and chocolate sectors as well as with colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.

25 to 28 May 2022 Fieramilano Rho

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