Home » Worldwide Food Expo Full of Information
Worldwide Food Expo Full of Information
The Super Sessions are part of Worldwide Food Expo’s comprehensive educational program, which includes more than 45 workshops on topics such as food safety, marketing, plant operations and engineering, retail operations and regulatory issues.
Worldwide Food Expo is sponsored by the American Meat Institute (AMI), the International Association of Food Industry Suppliers (IAFIS) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA). The event attracts 30,000 industry leaders from 100 countries to see the largest North American display of food and beverage industry suppliers in one location. More than 1,200 exhibitors showcasing innovations in processing, packaging, ingredients and services will cover 1.2 million square feet of floor space.
The six Super Sessions are:
Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Leadership in Turbulent Times: Unlocking Potential
Author and expert Robert Cooper explores how exceptional leaders and teams can liberate untapped potential and excel under pressure. Cooper is the author of the Wall Street Journal business bestseller, The Other 90%: How to Unlock Your Vast Untapped Potential for Leadership and Life. He is recognized for pioneering work with the concept of emotional intelligence and the neuroscience of trust, ingenuity and leadership — and how these factors help star performers reach beyond good to achieve greatness in the workplace.
Micro Trends Matter: Understanding Retail Food and Consumer Trends
In an ever-changing environment, what will be the next major trends in the way consumers live, shop and eat? Tom Rubel, president and chief executive officer of Retail Forward Inc., helps identify these emerging opportunities and challenges for retailers and food manufacturers and encourages businesses to focus on customer expectations in developing integrated strategies to achieve long-range goals. Rubel specializes in helping clients transform themselves in anticipation of market change.
Thursday, October 27, 2005, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Connecting Brands to Evolving Consumers
Learn how to keep a brand relationship alive and fresh while still leveraging brand equity. Kevin Lane Keller, one of the nation’s leading branding experts, is a professor at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, and has worked with top brands like Intel, Nike, Starbucks, Pillsbury and Kraft. Keller shares case studies from his popular book, Best Practice Cases in Branding, and reveals how effective branding can be an invaluable tool.
The Antidote for Anti-Corporate Activism
Gain a better understanding of anti-corporate activism trends and strategies from award-winning communications expert Jim Lukaszewski, chairman of The Lukaszewski Group, Inc., as he shares insight gained from coaching organizations on tough, touchy corporate communication issues. Learn how to improve your company’s response when faced with activist counteraction, community relations, grassroots campaigns and reputation threats.
Friday, October 28, 2005, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Forecasting the Impact of Macro Trends and Demographics
Author, forecaster and design strategist Andrew Zolli helps multinational corporations, governments and other organizations see, understand and respond to complex and emerging change by connecting trends in demographics, technology, geopolitics and business. In addition to heading his firm, Z + Partners, Zolli is the futurist-in-residence at Popular Science and American Demographics magazines, and the author of the Catalog of Tomorrow, which explores 100 trends and technologies for the next 25 years.
Business Ethics in a Changing World
How can responsible businesses be ethically proactive to avoid public problems that harm their reputation and undermine customer confidence? Business ethics expert Marianne Jennings, professor of Legal and Ethical Studies at Arizona State University, provides clear tips on how corporations can establish values up front and create an ethical climate within an organization. She also shares case studies of companies affected by financial improprieties. In addition to teaching, Jennings serves as an ethics consultant for law firms, businesses and professional groups.
For more information on the Worldwide Food Expo ‘05 educational program, or to register, visit the show’s Web site at www.worldwidefood.com.
PepsiCo Stock Hits 32-Year High, but Why?
Decent first quarter but also investment firms buys a big stake.
Happy Family Bought by Groupe Danone
Dannon parent acquires 92 percent of seven-year-old toddler food company.
Anuga 2013: A Taste of Global Innovations Set to Take Place October 5-9
The huge global food show will be October 5-9 in Cologne, Germany.
Vermont Passes Genetic Labeling Bill
The Vermont House of Representatives approved H.112 on May 10. The bill will go to the senate next in fall 2013. If passed, the earliest the act could become law is January 2014.
GMO Labeling Effort Reaches Washington
Senate and House bills would require the FDA to develop regulations for the labeling of food containing bioengineered ingredients.
Burger King CEO To Take Over at Heinz
Bernardo Hees of 3G Capital is new CEO of Pittsburgh acquisition.
The New Hostess Company Resumes Operations
The Metropolous-Apollo-controlled company plans to reopen four plants and hire workers, but not union labor.
- 04/19/2013 Cheesemaker, Restaurant Chain Hold Mac and Cheese Cookoff
- 04/19/2013 Restaurant Chain That Also Supplies School Lunches Goes Trans Fat-Free
$10 Billion Offer for D.E Master Blenders 1753
Former part of Sara Lee eyed by European fund Joh. A. Benckiser.
- All news »
Access Food Processing and Wellness Foods magazines on-line and receive an e-mail each month when your new issue is ready. Subscribe Now »
Biweekly updates delivering feature articles, top industry news, company news, product announcements, technical issues and more. Subscribe Now »