Discover, share & network

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 experts.

A unique opportunity to discover emerging international Food & Beverage trends and food concepts that are substantially impacting the whole Retail and Real estate sectors.

 

  • FOOD IN RETAIL DESTINATIONS
  • F&B AND TRAVEL RETAIL
  • DARK KITCHENS & FOODTECH
  • F&B, A KEY DRIVER FOR PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT
  • FOOD TRENDS: THE NEXT DECADE
  • COFFEE: THE NEW BLACK GOLD RUSH

Exclusive 2019 Conference Programme

Day 1 - Wednesday 8 May

09.30-10.00 | Keynote introduction - Innovative & emotional experiences

10.00-11.00 | Session 1 - Coffee: the "new black gold" rush
  • Authenticity, merchandising, universe, emotions... how to create the best coffee experiences for consumers?
  • From a basic product to the new "black gold" rush
  • Why is coffee one of the best bet for the large multinational food groups
  • International coffee experiences

11.00-12.00 | Discover international food concepts - Part 1

14.30-15.30 | Session 2 - Food & beverage players recipes: successfully develop your concept with private equity partners
  • Industry scope: what is happening in the mergers & acquisitions market and what can be expected
  • Food halls, veggie-centric cuisine, chef-driven fast casual concepts...: focus on the top international concept trends & business models
  • Why is F&B a key driver of growth for investors and property players?
  • How investors can boost food concepts development & awareness?

15.30-16.30 | Discover international food concepts - Part 2

16.30-17.30 | Masterclass - Dark kitchens & foodtech: redefining the rules for food players
  • Focus on the home delivery market: from data to consumers
  • Removing customer seating, waiting areas, serving staff, reucing renting costs... the new financial & operating business model for food players
  • Targeted menus, highest sourcing quality, optimized social media communication... the new key drivers for food players to succeed in dark kitchens
  • Extending delivery to peri-urban areas to develop & expand new catchments
  • Payment: the next step?

Day 2 - Thursday 9 May

10.00-11.00 | Discover international food concepts - Part 3

11.00-12.00 | Session 3 - How to use food & beverage to reinforce the attractiveness of retail destinations?
  • Format, location, products... what are the key elements to make a food concept attractive & profitable?
  • How developers & investors benchmark F&B concepts to create value and stand out from their competitors?
  • Street food, restaurants, trucks, chef... choosing the right experience & the right placemaking
  • Attract & enhance customers in shopping destinations!
14.30-15.30 | Session 4 - Food trends shaping the new decade!
  • Discover the latest international food & nutrition trends
  • Healthy, gluten-free, bio, vegetarian, vegan, local products, bilk selling... focus on new consumer behaviors
  • What are the best strategies for food players to meet consumers expectations?
  • How to source upcoming trends and develop new businesses?

15.30-16.30 | Discover international food concepts - Part 4

16.30-17.30 | Session 5 - Travel retail
  • Airports, train stations, motorways... what are the best food concepts to implement?
  • How operators benchmark food concepts to transform transit zones?
  • How transit zones rethink & adapt their spaces to encourage consumers to consume?
  • How to use digital tools to boost traffic & revenues and optimize the customer experience
  • Pop-up stores, trucks, restaurants, innovatives places... what is the most profitable format?

They already spoke at MAPIC FOOD

Jakub Bilik

Regional Dev. Dir. & INTal. RE Excellence

AMREST

Jonathan Downey

CEO

  LONDON UNION

Nick Schapira

International Chief Operations Officer

JAMIE OLIVER RESTAURANT GROUP

Didier Souillat

CEO

TIME OUT MARKET

Co-organisers & partners

2018 highlights & takeaways

If you had to remember 5 things from MAPIC FOOD, what would it be? We have captured for you the best of the 2018 edition

Industry insights: food halls

How can retail property players take advantage of customers’ massive appetite for food halls? Learn more throught our special white paper.

Networking events

Welcome reception, breakfasts, buffet lunches, food tastings… make the most of MAPIC FOOD to network & do business in a business casual environment.