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FOOD CULTURE FORECAST 2018

NAVIGATE TODAY’S COMPLEX CULTURE OF EATING & DRINKING OCCASIONS

A new day is dawning on food and beverage culture. The what, where, when, with whom and WHY of consumers’ eating and drinking behaviors is rapidly changing. Given the dynamic changes in American culture (in general) and our eating and drinking culture (specifically), the traditional cultural stereotypes we once knew of as breakfast, lunch and dinner have all but lost any relevance they once had.

Join us in Miami Beach on April 19, 2018 to discover opportunities for your business and brands. We’re preparing an agenda of exclusive content on emerging trends, thought-provoking insights and strategic direction presented by Hartman Group’s food culture experts. 

Join your peers from across the food and beverage industry at this exclusive summit. Hartman’s A.C.T. Food Culture Forecast 2018 provides the strategic insights and inspiration senior innovation and marketing leaders need to deliver results in this fast-paced race to connect with today’s ever-evolving consumers.



Agenda

The Food Culture Forecast 2018 summit agenda offers a balanced schedule of hot topics, emerging trends, deep insights and opportunities to network with peers from across the food and beverage industry that will inspire new ideas and strategies to move your business forward. The presentations cover topics such as meal prep, contemporary cooking, aspirational eating, young families, Millennials and Gen Z, day-of-week differences, morning eating and drinking occasions, snacking and immediate consumption, alone eating and the new value paradigm. View presentation descriptions by downloading the Food Culture Forecast 2018 brochure

Date:              April 19, 2018 
Location:       W South Beach Hotel
Time:             7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Networking Reception 4 – 6 p.m.

Morning Session

7:45 a.m.

Check-in and Continental Breakfast

 

8:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Laurie Demeritt

8:45

Erosion of Meal Rituals

Shelley Balanko, Ph.D.

9:45

The New Convenience

Laurie Demeritt

10:45

Break

 

11:00

Video Engagement: How Consumers Navigate Modern Food Culture

Melissa Abbott

Afternoon Session

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:15

Procuring and Playing

Christina Bowden

2:30

Break

 

2:45

Accelerators of Changing Behaviors

Davey McHenry

3:45

Thank You and Closing Remarks

Laurie Demeritt

4 – 6 p.m.

Networking Reception (BÂOLI Restaurant)

www.baolimiami.com

 

Speakers

Learn from The Hartman Group's cultural experts.

Thought Leadership

speaker

Laurie Demeritt
CEO

speaker

Shelley Balanko, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President

 

Key Sessions

Melissa Abbott

Melissa Abbott
Vice President, Hartman Retainer Services

Davey McHenry

Davey McHenry
Vice President, Consulting

Christina Bowden

Christina Bowden
Senior Director, Consulting

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Perched on the oceanfront, just steps from the energy of Collins Avenue, W South Beach is a singular hotel getaway where Whatever/Whenever® service is yours at the touch of a button.

Venue Details

W South Beach, W Hotels
2201 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Social Gathering

BȂOLI
The opening of Bâoli in Miami rang in a new era of nightlife and dining on South Beach’s shores: The venue imported France’s trademark sophistication and seamlessly merged it with Miami’s unique vibrancy and sass. Situated on one of the country’s most iconic streets Collins Avenue; the restaurant, lounge and club tempts and teases at any hour.


1906 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach FL 33139
305 674 8822
www.baolimiami.com



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