Recipes for growth in a changing world

Attend a world-class programme of conferences to explore the food & beverage industry and to capture the most attractive international food concepts while boosting your property asset. Over 2 days, foodservices players, landlords, franchise partners, travel operators… will connect to expand and develop their business all over the world, learning and sharing about food business opportunities through conferences and interactions with industry decision makers.

The restaurant industry is facing an increasingly changing and complex business environment. The modern evolution of technology, consumer behavior and people’s way of living are opening up new opportunities for growth for hospitality players. At the same time, geopolitical turmoil all around the world makes the choice of new market expansion challenging. Thanks to the contribution of some of the most reputed decision makers in the industry, The Happetite conference programme will try to highlight the threats to avoid and the opportunities for growth.

  • How to grow in mature markets. What are the most promising new and emerging markets?
  • How are new digital solutions impacting traditional business models and improving the customer experience?
  • Technological disruption: robots, delivery… what is the place for the human touch and authenticity in the near future?
  • How to pursue sustainable and profitable growth
  • Healthy, Organic, Vegan, Paleo…. What’s next?
  • How to find the right formula to entice investors and ensure finance for growth?
  • What are the right recipes to succeed?

Discover the first confirmed speakers

Mario C. Bauer

Entrepreneur & Teddy Bear / Brand Ambassador / Co-founder

AMREST / CURTICE BROTHERS / WHITESPACE PARTNERS

Florence Berger

Associate Manager

  FOOD SERVICE VISION

François Blouin

Founder & CEO

  FOOD SERVICE VISION

Benjamin Calleja

CEO & Founder

LIVIT DESIGN

João Cepeda

President & Creative Director

 TIME OUT MARKET

Jonathan Doughty

Global Head of Foodservice, Leisure & Placemaking

ECE PROJEKTMANAGEMENT

Yossi Eliyahoo

Co-Owner & Co-Founder

THE ENTOURAGE GROUP

George Gottl

Chief Creative Officer

  UXUS

Christopher Jones

President

SUSHI SHOP

Mette Lykke

CEO

TOO GOOD TO GO

David McDowall

COO

BREWDOG

Jason McGibbon

Partner

BRIDGEPOINT

Jaafar Mestari

Equity Research Analyst - Leisure & Hotels

EXANE BNP PARIBAS

Vincent Mourre

CEO & Co-founder

WHITESPACE PARTNERS

Jochen Pinsker

Senior Vice President

THE NPD GROUP

Florian Schneider

Managing Director

DR. OETKER HOSPITALITY

Jerzy Tymofiejew

Chief Development Officer

  AMREST

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Almir Ambeskovic

Regional Manager

  THEFORK

Andrew Angeli

Head of European Strategy & Research

  CBRE GLOBAL INVESTORS

Alexandre Antuszewicz

Travel Retail Director

FAUCHON

Peter Backman

Principal

  PETER BACKMAN

Sophie Barton

Marketing Director

 SOHO COFFEE CO.

Olivier Beau

F&B Category Manager

ADP GROUP

Andrea Bertoncello

Managing Director

DEA CAPITAL ALTERNATIVE FUNDS - TASTE OF ITALY

Damien Bon

CEO

  STUART

Manuela Borella

General Manager Manifesto Innovation Accelerator

 DANONE

Alessandro Bottazzi

Head of Beverages - Nestlé Professional

 NESTLE

Tim Brown

VP Global Sales Consulting

  ORACLE FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Maude Chatelain

Consultant

FOOD SERVICE VISION

Gamze Cizreli

Founder & CEO

  BIGCHEFS CAFE & BRASSERIE

Jack De Wet

Director of Development

  BIG MAMMA GROUP

Edward Duckett

Managing Director

  ROTHSCHILD & CO

Stéphane Ficaja

General Manager Northern and Southern Europe

UBER EATS

Fabio Massimo Giuseppetti

Partner

PALAMON CAPITAL PARTNERS

Mélanie Guilldou

EVP Foodservice Global 

  LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL

James Hacon

Partner & Managing Director

THINK HOSPITALITY

Dingeman Heijboer

Managing Director Aggregator Strategy Global

AMREST

Dan Houghton

Co-CEO & Data Scientist

CHILANGO

Brian Johnston

International Managing Director

WAGAMAMA

Ajay Lakhwany

VP New Business

DELIVEROO

Richard Maryniak

Global Chief Insight & Innovation Officer

BLACK SWAN DATA

Cécile Poujade

Retail & International Director, Partner

SAGUEZ & PARTNERS

Jean-Charles Provincio

Sales Director - Southern Europe

ORACLE FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Andreas Reichert

Managing Director

ALLRESTO AIRPORT MUNICH HOTEL & RESTAURANT

Robin Rowland

Operating Partner

TRISPAN

Hervé Sawko

President

PARISJUS - WILD AND THE MOON

Walter Seib

CEO

  HMSHOST INTERNATIONAL

Joel Silverstein

President

EAST WEST HOSPITALITY GROUP

Marie-Pierre Soury

CEO

 LA CROISSANTERIE

Simon Stenning

Founder

FUTUREFOODSERVICE.COM

Edoardo Vanetti De Palma

Design Manager

SONAE SIERRA

Vishal Verma

Golab Head, New Business

GLOVO

Quentin Vicas

Development Director

DUCASSE PARIS

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