Trend and Themes Day

On the ISM Wednesday you will expect the Trend and Themes Day with a special event and congress programme. You will be inspired by a lot of new ideas, establish sustainable contacts and will experience the leading brands from all over ther world. Furthermore, the Trend and Themes Day offers a diversified and interesting lecture programme.

Trend and Themes Day

Here you can find an overview of the event programme on Wednesday:

Expert Stage

11:00-11:45 a.m.: Top 10 Trends 2018

12:00-12:45 p.m.: Start-Up Pitches: Getting to know the exhibitors of the new Start-Up Area

1:00-1:45 p.m.: Retail in the digital age – challenges and opportunities
Thanks to the increasing importance of digitalisation the retail environment undergoes constant changes. Not only business models change. Also the consumer behaviour experiences rapid changes.
But how can retailers react and take advantage of these developments? The presentation of Svenja Brüxkes, Junior Project Manager at “IFH Köln”, will give an overview about recent developments and will illustrate how the journey will go on.

2:00-2:45 p.m.: Innova Lecture „Sweet Trends by Continent“

3:00-3:45 p.m.: „How to meet Middle East, East Asia and Southeast Asia“: Intercultural workshop

Guided Visitor Tours through the ProSweets Cologne

10:00–11:00 a.m. and 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Topic: „Ingredients – Reformulation for Sweets and Snacks“

Planned initial point: DLG, Booth B-008.