To propose a conference topic or to take part in Fruitnet Forum 2017 as a speaker or expert panelist please contact:

Chris White – chris@fruitnet.com
Mike Knowles – michael@fruitnet.com

Fruitnet forum south-east europe PROGRAMME:

Tuesday 21 November 2017

08:30 – 09:15 DELEGATE CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION

09:15 – 09:30 WELCOME TO FRUITNET FORUM SOUTH-EAST EUROPE 

09:30 – 11:00 THE BIG PICTURE

Hear about the most important trends in the international fresh produce business and how the market is changing worldwide.

Andriy Yarmak, FAO (Italy)

Mihai Ciobanu, Fresh4cast (UK)

11:00 – 11:45 NETWORKING BREAK

11:45 – 13:00 THE EXPORT OPPORTUNITY

Find out how fresh produce companies in south-east Europe are tapping into new and emerging commercial opportunities.

Piet Schotel, Fruit Consultancy Europe (Netherlands)

Julka Tosic, Freelance consultant (Serbia)

Fred Douven, ABB Growers (Netherlands)

13:00 – 14:15 NETWORKING LUNCH

14:15 – 15:00 THE TECHNICAL CHECKLIST

Discover how new technologies, for example in the fields of monitoring and traceability, are improving fresh fruit and vegetable supply chains.

Karin Gorree, Innovative Fresh (Netherlands)

David Psomiadis, Imprint Analytics (Austria)

15:00 – 15:45 NETWORKING BREAK

15:45 – 16:45 THE MARKETING STRATEGY

Learn about how retailers and marketers are adapting their approach in order to meet consumer demand and boost sales of fresh produce.

Maja Jojovic, Delhaize (Serbia)

16:45 – 17:00 THE WAY AHEAD

Wednesday 22 November 2017

08:00 – 16:00 Delegate tour

Guided tours to regional points of interest. You will be asked to sign up for the tour upon completing your registration for the conference. Spaces are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.