Food Matters Live 2020, 13-14 October, virtual event

Registration now open

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  • Business and networking opportunities will be at the centre of Food Matters Live 2020 with a tailored Meet the Buyer programme enabling business connections in virtual 1-2-1 meetings. 

Designed specifically to create collaboration within the food and drink community, Match Meet the Buyer allows you to pre-arrange virtual 1-2-1 meetings with buyers and distributors of innovative ingredients, nutraceuticals and/or food and drink products.

Open to both Food Matters Live visitors and exhibitors, Meet the Buyer programme is the ideal platform for companies that are looking to:

  • Get tailored feedback from industry experts 
  • Connect with retailers, distributors and your key stakeholders 
  • Get ahead of the latest market trends

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Make the most of your time: Securing just one buyer meeting can often be difficult, let alone multiple. Meet the Buyer brings the contacts you want to meet into one virtual place.

We’re here to help: Our partnerships team not only recruits the best buyers and distributors looking to invest in fresh innovations – they’re also available before and during the event to help your virtual meetings run as smoothly as possible.

Simple, online booking system: Use Delegate Select to arrange virtual meetings with buyers, distributors and other participants; customise your profile and schedule; and download your itinerary. 

To maximise your time and make your experience with us as streamlined as possible, we have ensured that our virtual meeting platform is user-friendly and super easy to use:

– One-click online meetings take place in user’s browser – no installation needed
– Meeting partners are able to enter meeting from 3-minutes before start time
– Notification and countdown to meeting partners 2 minutes before meeting is closed
– Runs on desktop, tablet or mobile device
– Video, audio, screen share and chat capabilities available
– Dates and times will adjust to reflect those in your time zone

Should you run into any technical problems along the way, our dedicated team is on hand throughout the event to assist with any questions you may have.

Food Matters Live virtual meetings

If you're an ingredients innovator, you could have met NPD and innovation teams from key manufacturers including:

  • Allied Bakeries
  • Britvic
  • Danone
  • Diageo
  • Genius Gluten Free
  • Givaudan
  • Hovis
  • Huegli
  • Innocent Drinks
  • Jordans Ryvita
  • Kraft Heinz
  • Mondelez
  • PepsiCo
  • Pladis
  • Premier Foods
  • Quorn
  • Symingtons
  • Warburtons

    Plus many more...

If you're a producer of creative food and drink you could have met buyers from retail, foodservice and distribution networks including:

  • AB Hotels
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Elior
  • Future You Health
  • Harrods
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Marstons Pubs & Bars
  • NU Skin
  • Pizza Hut
  • Protein World
  • Rail Gourmet
  • Simply Heavenly Foods
  • Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Tesco
  • The Protein Works
  • USN Sports Nutrition
  • Vacherin

    Plus many more...


Want to know more?

Watch this space for the latest updates or contact Sarah Creber for more information:

T: +44 (0)20 3848 9451