|7:30 - 8:30||Registration
|7:30 - 8:30||Welcome Coffee|
|8:30 - 9:00||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
|9:00 - 9:45||
State of the Global Fresh Produce Industry and the Implications for Brazil
With the overall goal of stimulating demand and creating consumer preference for fresh produce, the global produce supply chain is faced with challenges in identifying and addressing retail, consumer and industry related trends, while preparing for the implications brought forth by these dynamics. Cathy Burns, CEO of Produce Marketing Association, will provide a glimpse into the top global trends, such as e-commerce, marketing and merchandising, and efficiency and what this means for Brazilian retailers.
|9:45 - 10:20||Networking Break
|10:20 - 11:00||
Brazilian Consumers' Fruit & Vegetable Purchases - Learn What Drives Them
|11:00 - 11:30||
Investment Funds: What They Mean to the Future of Brazilian Retail
Learn the answers to three important investment questions: Why are major financial institutions investing in Brazil? Why are they investing in Retail? How important is the sale of fresh produce on investors’ Return on Investment (ROI)? Don’t miss this compelling panel discussion where you’ll hear directly from the investors.
|11:30 - 11:45||
|11:45 - 18:00||