CLIA Hotel Operations, Food & Beverage at ANUGA

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Koelnmesse

Messeplatz 1

50679 Köln

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Your Invitation to discover valuable opportunities and become a supplier to the world's cruise lines.

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THE CRUISE LINES COME TO ANUGA!

Your invitation to discover valuable opportunities and become a supplier to the cruise sector.

Presented by: Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Executive Partner Program Hotel Operations, Food & Beverage (HFB) Community

When: Friday 4th October 2019

Where: Koelnmesse Trade Fair and Exhibition Center, Cologne, Germany

11:30am - 12:45pm

Cruise industry overview and the key criteria required by the suppliers who do business with the cruise lines

This session conveys key statistics related to the projected growth of the cruise travel segment. Participants will also learn about the critical requirements for suppliers who wish to sell to the world's cruise lines, including product volume requirements, capabilities for shipping and logistics, unique elements of cruise RFPs and much more.

Welcome remarks from Richard Regan, Director, Partner Relations, CLIA

Panelists to include:

Tom Beeck, Director of International Procurement, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Michelle Solorzano, Senior Director, F&B Supply Chain Management, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.

Olav Sonneveld, President, J.A. Meeder B.V.

12:45pm - 2:00pm

Buffet Luncheon

2:30pm - 3:45pm

Consumer tastes and growing trends for food & beverage preferences: what does the data tell us?

The cruise lines are seeking culinary and beverage innovations which will increase their overall guest satisfaction. Data from food & beverage consumer research enables cruise stakeholders to make sound business decisions. In this session, specific data will be presented and the audience and panel will be asked to respond.

Panelists to include:

Giorgio Zagami, Head of Corporate Procurement & Logistics, MSC Cruises

Anders Karlsson, Senior Director - Hotel Operations, Virgin Voyages

TBA - TUI Cruises

3:45pm - 5:30pm

Networking Reception with open bar and light food

Meet with cruise line supply chain, logistics and procurement personnel, as well as other buyers of food & beverage commodities including:

MSC Cruises

Giorgio Zagami, Head of Corporate Procurement & Logistics

Emanuele Lavarello, Procurement Director

Virginia De Simoni, F&B buyer

Emanuela Crugliano, F&B buyer

Paolo Tarantino, Corporate Chef

Andrea Bagnasco, Meat Consultant

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.

Carl Robie, Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer

Michelle Solorzano, Senior Director, F&B Supply Chain Management

Jacquie Hamilton, Vice President Print & Indirect Supply Chain Management

Juliana Zerbino, Senior Manager, F&B Supply Chain

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Tom Beeck, Director of International Procurement

Richard Terlouw, Commodity Manager, Food & Beverage

Virgin Voyages

Anders Karlsson, Senior Director, Hotel Operations

For more information, please contact:

Richard Regan

Director, Partner Relations

+1 609 558 2723

rregan@cruising.org

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Koelnmesse

Messeplatz 1

50679 Köln

Germany

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