EUROPEAN F&B MARKET - CURRENT TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE GULF - Watch the webinar
27 july 2020, hours 14.00 Dubai time
In this webinar we have discussed the current condition and emerging trends reshaping the F&B and hospitality business in Europe, the impact this will have in all the supply chain and its effects in the Middle East.
Moderator Dr. Ashraf Mahate - Chief Economist Dubai Exports
Dr Ashraf Mahate is currently the Chief Economist for Trade and Export Market Development at Dubai Exports, part of the Government of Dubai.
With extensive regional experience Dr Mahate is also a consultant with the International Trade Center which is part of the WTO and UNCTAD as well as the Inter-American Development Bank. Dr Mahate is a regular contributor to various regional business magazines and newspapers as well as having written a number of academic journal articles, chapters in books and edited books in the areas of entrepreneurship, trade and innovation.
Giacomo Bernardelli, CEO - Casinetto LLC
After a brilliant experience in Morgan Stanley, Bernardelli founded Casinetto in 2009 and in less than 10 years became one of the leader importers and distributors of Italian and European food in the UAE. He drastically changed the company's traditional focus on food service during the COVID crisis to adapt to the new environment and serve directly final consumers.
Haresh Daryanani, Business Development Manager - Al Maya Group
With over 14 years of experience in the FMCG market in the Gulf, Mr. Daryanani has worked for some of the biggest supermarket chains in the region. He is responsible for the selection of new brands and their strategic marketing approach through different retail channels.
Chef Uwe Micheel, President - Emirates Culinary Guild
He Joined InterContinental Hotel Group in 1981 and developed his career with the group in London, Seul, Yokohama. He arrived in Dubai in 1993 and he is Director of Kitchen at the historical Radison Blu Hotel Deira.
Ali Serhal, Commercial Director - Fresh Express
Head of Sales of one of the biggest distributors of premium fresh food from over 50 countries, operating all over the Gulf since 1992.
Marcello Antonioni - Managing Partner StudiaBo srl-ExportPlanning.com
For the last 20 years he has been working as an industrial economist, combining economic research and business consulting.
He is co-founder of StudiaBo-ExportPlanning, whose mission is to support Business Service Organizations (and, through them, Small and Medium Enterprises) in their marketing research by transforming economic public data into reliable and up-to-date market information.