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FoodTec Fairs and export opportunities worldwide - Meet the market experts | Event on the Anuga FoodTec 2018
Koelnmesse GmbH

FoodTec Fairs and export opportunities worldwide - Meet the market experts

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20.03.2018 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
21.03.2018 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
22.03.2018 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
23.03.2018 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Food Services & Solutions
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50935 Köln

The event

Following the role model of Anuga FoodTec, Koelnmesse organises food & beverage processing and packaging fairs in Brazil, India, Italy, Colombia and the USA. The markets in these countries offer enormous potential and growth opportunities for your products and solutions for the food industry and the Koelnmesse trade fairs could be your perfect door opener.

We invited market experts from those countries, who will provide you - together with the Directors of our international fairs - with a detailed insight on market potentials, entry strategies, special challenges and custom-made solutions.

- Tue, 20.- Thu, 22. March 2018 (5-6:00 p.m.)
- Fr, 23. March 2018 (2-3.00 p.m.)
- International FoodTec Lounge (Boulevard Centre, between halls 4, 5 and 10, A-31)

Meet those market experts on-site:
Ms. Assunta Napolitano Camilo, President, Instituto de Embalagens
-Wed, 21.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)
-Thu, 22.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)

Ms. Assunta has over 30 years‘ experience in the packaging market, especially in Brazil. Specifically, Ms. Assunta worked at Cyklop, DixieToga, TetraPak, and Ripasa specializing in strategic planning, development, and business management.Assunta Camilo has won national and international awards such as "The best pack of the year". She was elected the professional of the year in the 20th Embanews Brazilian Packaging Award.

Ms. Luz Maria Barrientos, Trade Advisor, ProColombia
-Tue, 20.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)
-Wed, 21.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)
Ms. Barrientos is working since 2011 for ProColombia, the official Trade Promotion Agency of the Colombian government. As Trade Advisor Ms. Barrientos provides interested companies with clear information on business opportunities, requirements and strategies for expanding services and goods at an international level and assistance for investors, exporters, and professionals within the different economic sectors in Colombia. Apart from that she can put you in contact with important players in both, public or private sector within this highly dynamic country, that not only offers a huge domestic market but also is considered as gateway into the complete Andes region.

Mr. Thomas Breitinger, Senior Manager Consulting Strategy - International Markets, Maier+Vidorno GmbH
-Tue, 20.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)
-Wed 21.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)

Mr. Thomas Breitinger has been working for Maier+Vidorno (M+V) since 2006.Main focal point of his work is to assist European companies, interested in Indian, to develop strategies and solutions for market entry and implement them in the new market. M+V is the leading European-Indo facilitator with offices in the major business hubs of India (New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Chennai). With a workforce of more than 180 employees, the main thrust of M+V is to set-up efficient sales/distribution structures for European companies in India. The M+V business model supports international companies as they nurture and increase sales volumes in India while the in-house team of highly qualified experts transparently services and manages every other aspect of their Indian business activities.

Mr. Jorge Izquierdo, Vice President Market Development, PMMI
-Tue, 20.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)
-Wed 21.03. (5-6.00 p.m.)

Jorge Izquierdo oversees PMMI's market development plans, research and programs for strengthening the competitiveness of North American suppliers of packaging and processing technologies. Izquierdo joined PMMI in 1993 as the Director for Latin America, eventually moving from the Mexico City office to PMMI's headquarters in the United States to serve as Vice President of Market Development. In this position, he has responsibility over research in the US and abroad. He is also responsible for industry engagement initiatives for continuous improvement of processing and packaging operations.