Covid-19 is posing unprecedented challenges to the 
food and beverage industry

It’s forced us to totally re-prioritise. But how do you do that when everything changes daily?
Without benchmarking and finding out what your peers are doing you could be missing out on critical information to better serve your customers with the digital capabilities they heavily rely on in these unprecedented times.
That’s why Digital Food and Beverage has gone online. Join this virtual event to find out how other Heads of Digital and eCommerce from Europe’s leading food and beverage brands are embracing new business models and data and tech capabilities to better meet the increasing demand for online orders.
Sign up for free to find out how you can:
    • Reimagine your on-demand delivery – find out new ways to collaborate with retailers and Amazon to stay competitive and support communities
    • Accelerate your D2C strategies - discover how to captialise on the eCommerce surge to meet increased demand following the Covid-19 crisis
    • Benchmark against peers and have your pressing questions answered – hear from 6 digital food and beverage speakers and take part in polling and Q&A after each session

Be inspired. Learn From:

Luke O’Connell

Luke O’Connell

Head of Digital & CRM – IS

Danone

Alice Hawcroft

Alice Hawcroft

eCommerce Client Director, Nectar Loyalty

Sainsbury’s

Jean Philippe

Jean Philippe

Nier, Head of eCommerce UK&I

The Kraft Heinz Company

Lourens Van Dijk

Lourens Van Dijk

eCommerce Operations Manager

Nespresso

Lucas Seiler

Lucas Seiler

Global Digital Commercial Director

Mars

Ajay Lakhwani

Ajay Lakhwani

Global VP Commercial

Deliveroo

Andrea Kocsis

Andrea Kocsis

Head of Digital Transformation

Nestlé Zone EMENA Nutrition

Talia Wachtel

Talia Wachtel

VP, Client Engagement

Tiger Pistol

Daniel Ingram

Daniel Ingram

Global Director, Trade Innovation

Anheuser-Busch InBev

The Digital Food & Beverage Agenda:

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Day One - 2nd September 2020

    Reimagining On-Demand Delivery Following the Crisis

  • 1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

  • 1:05 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:05 pm - 1:30 pm

    Luke O’Connell, Head of Digital & CRM – IS, Danone
    Alice Hawcroft, eCommerce Client Director, Nectar Loyalty, Sainsbury’s

    • How can you transform your business model to cope with the shift to online convenience shopping and on-demand delivery
    • What are the opportunities to offer better products to your consumers?
    • How can you establish data sharing partnerships to improve consumer service and best grow your online visibility 
    • What can you do to enhance online services and connectivity 
    • How to remain sustainable and competitive by improving your online and digital marketing presence 
    • What does the future customer demand look like? 
    • How to better support customers and their communities through collaborative digital strategies
    Learn more
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Talia Wachtel, VP, Client Engagement, Tiger Pistol
    Daniel Ingram, Global Director, Trade Innovation, Anheuser-Busch InBev

    By investing in localized marketing, Anheuser-Busch InBev aggregated touchpoints in communities around the world. Learn how this bottom-up approach generates larger and more meaningful results for its brand, drastically lowering cost of advertising, increasing consumer engagement, and fostering loyalty among its worldwide network of bars, restaurants and retailers. AB InBev will reveal the technology that enables this global-to-local strategy, and explain how its versatility helps them promote its local recovery and revitalization initiative for its establishments around the world. 

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  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    • How to quickly respond to changing market conditions and manufacturing and supply chain challenges
    • Survival strategies - how to re-think your core products, operations and value systems in order to survive and stay relevant
    • How to leverage relationships with your supply chain, distribution and retail partners in times of a crisis 
    • What does an agile supply chain look like during a pandemic and how can you best deal with demand and supply chain disruptions
    • What are the strategies and technologies you need to achieve supply chain automation
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  • Accelerating your D2C Strategies: Covid-19 Lessons-Learnt

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Jean Philippe, Nier, Head of eCommerce UK&I, The Kraft Heinz Company
    Lourens Van Dijk, eCommerce Operations Manager, Nespresso

    • What are the future D2C opportunities as consumers’ priorities change due to the pandemic?
    • How to achieve the same level of convenience and consumer choice that exists in a retail setting
    • How to enhance your direct-to-consumer offerings and to be proactive about pre-empting challenges of executing delivery 
    Learn more
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    *Reserved for leading sponsor (Payment tech, Logistics tech, Brand and fraud protection software, Customer experience - Loyalty Program Software)

    Learn more

Day Two - 3rd September 2020

    Innovating your Retail and Amazon Strategy to Meet the eCommerce Surge

  • 1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:05 pm

  • 1:05 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:05 pm - 1:30 pm

    Alice Hawcroft, eCommerce Client Director, Nectar Loyalty, Sainsbury’s

    • How to create a model that serves the customer better and is sustainable over the long term 
    • How to build a business model that responds to the new market reality
    • How to integrate digital technology into your business as the customers expectation and level of demand changes 
    Learn more
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    *Reserved for leading sponsor (Digital Consultant / Digital Agencies, Influencer marketing)

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  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Lucas Seiler, Global Digital Commercial Director, Mars

    • Getting the best value for money from your Amazon strategy
    • Integrating your Amazon strategy into your overall channel strategy
    • Vendor relationship vs. seller relationship - which model is right for which brand?
    • Knowing what uplift you can expect on AmazonFresh and Amazon Prime
    • Creating a differentiated portfolio of branded merchandise on marketplaces
    Learn more
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    *Reserved for leading sponsor (Amazon/marketplace optimisation software, Digital Consultant / Digital Agencies)

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  • Building Digital Resilience: Now and for the Future

  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Ajay Lakhwani, Global VP Commercial, Deliveroo
    Andrea Kocsis, Head of Digital Transformation, Nestlé Zone EMENA Nutrition

    • How to accelerate your e-commerce strategy to build a business that is much broader in its offering and more accessible to consumers
    • How to overcome the holiday season set-back during the pandemic and to speed the recovery and preparations for the Christmas sales period 
    • How to modify your business model and to invest in the right technology to meet increasing consumer demands and delivery slots
    • How to be innovative as the industry accelerates its transition to ecommerce and omnichannel fulfillment
    • How can retailers adapt quickly to future challenges and leverage relationships with food delivery services such as Amazon and Deliveroo
    Learn more
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    *Reserved for leading sponsor 

    Learn more

Why Should You Join The Digital Food & Beverage Virtual Event?

No Cost to You

Every single session is totally free, no matter what. This is major value at ZERO cost.


Always Accessible Content

If you can't make all of the sessions, no biggie. Everyone registered gets a copy of the on-demand sessions.

 Live Q&A with experts

Stay connected with your peers and communicate on live Q&A with the industry leaders. Ask away!


Our Digital Food & Beverage Community Includes All The Major Players:

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners, and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.

Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time but you must sign up in advance.