PAST:

Food and Drink Futures Forum Turkey, October 2015

Back in October 2015 we held our first ever sector specific Futures Forum. It was an experimental, daylong event on the Future of the Global and Turkish Food and Drink sector, that coincided with the first ever localised global 250-page-plus report that covered the changes expected in the industry in next 2-3 years.

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  • Turkey’s leading brands: Industry’s global and local leading 64 brands attended.
  • Quality attendees: an exclusive selection of the industry’s leading 120 marketing professionals attended. Watch what attendees said about the event.
  • Inspiring speakers: International and local speakers shared their valuable knowledge. London’s The Ivy’s director, the master of service improvement Fernando Peire; the creative and experimental, co-founder of Changa and MüzedeChanga Tarık Bayazıt; renowned for her culinary research, editor of Metro Cultural Publications Nilhan Aras; GastronoMetro director Maximillian Thomae joined Özlem Tuskan and Chris Sanderson to share their expert opinion.
  • Experiential food tasting: futuristic food was served during the unique exhibition-like walking tasting tour. Watch our film on the tour.
  • High Press Coverage: Download our press coverage kit.

“The day was a great realisation for me to see how young entrepreneurs are becoming key players in food and drink sector. Which made me think that we as Unilever should collaborate with them for both parties to benefit.”

Ece Bagatur
Senior Brand Manager, Unilever

“After listening to today’s presentation I realised some of the subjects we have been talking about within the company, which we thought are very far away, are actually very close.”

Çağıl Canyılmaz
Migros

“The whole day was one of a kind. It was highly experiential, we had the opportunity to taste what was presented on the day. It was all tied together, which lead to a greater understanding of the content”

Özge Öndül Sidal
Pınar Süt

“It was an exclusive event, that has never been seen in Turkey before. The content was analysed in depth. The whole day was highly productive. The data presented was important for the future of food and drink sector.”

Ali Servet Eyüboğlu
Zomato

“Exclusive selections of the industry’s leading professionals were here. It was a great networking opportunity for all of us.”

Nilay Örnek
Sözcü