Conference & Exhibition - September 5th, Citywest Convention Center, Dublin


The largest gathering of food industry professionals on the island of Ireland.

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 encompasses all major sectors of the Irish food and drink industry - dairy, meat, seafood, poultry, bakery, confectionery, convenience foods, fresh produce, snacks, brewing, distilling, soft drinks and bottled water, grocery retailing, food service, craft brewing and distilling, convenience and forecourt retail.

An impressive list of keynote speakers has been assembled to cover topics of interest, to highlight challenges facing the industry and to suggest practical solutions. The Conference speakers have been carefully selected from well-respected figures within the food and drink industry and its associated supply chain, and from academia and State organizations, whom all have proven expertise in their respective fields.

The comprehensive conference programme will be accompanied by an extensive exhibition of the latest equipment and technology available along with new to market food and beverage products. More than 200 exhibitors will showcase a wide variety of products and services including Ingredients, Process Engineering, Packaging Equipment & Materials, Information Technology, Logistics, Materials Handling, Food Safety, Training & Education, Energy, Water, Waste Management, and Sustainable Technology.

Speakers Confirmed
Children's Ministry

Chris Donnelly

IT Director – BWG Foods UC

Youth Ministry

Dorieann Barrett

Founder and Owner – The Gluten Free Kitchen Company

Men's Ministry

Mark McKeever

Director – PwC

Children's Ministry

Liam Murphy

Director – HPP Tolling

Youth Ministry

Ronan Gormley

Food Technologist – USD Institute of Food & Health, School of Agriculture & Food Science

Men's Ministry

Juan Valverde

Business Development and Innovation Manager – Trinity College Dublin

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