On behalf of the The Polish Association of Juice Producers (KUPS), we are delighted to invite you to the 24nd International Symposium of Polish Association of Juice Producers “The celebration of the 30th Anniversay of the KUPS Association. Challenges and prospects for the development of the juice industry”, which will take place on 17-19th of May 2023, in Warsaw, Poland.
The event is organised under the auspices of The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Deputy Prime Minister Henryk Kowalczyk.
The aims of this Symposium are to make participants aware of the current global industry developments, provide them with an opportunity to broaden their network, exchange of knowledge, experience, and ideas, create new trade opportunities for and with the Polish Juice Industry and facilitate access to other markets in the region.
We will also analyses the current market potential and forecasts various phenomena that might have an impacton the future development of the juice industry.
International Symposium of KUPS has become the meeting place, not only for the Polish juice industry but also for companies from abroad, who are interested in cooperation with local companies.
In 2022, after a break caused by the SARS-COV2 pandemic, we had the pleasure of hosting about 200 participants, mainly senior managers from Poland and abroad. Speakers and panelists share their knowledge, experience and vision of the future of the juice industry. As far as the programme is concerned, a wide variety of topical issues which determine the business environment of today are addressed, as well as challenges for tomorrow.
We are convinced that the International Symposium KUPS has become a permanent feature in the calendar of the most important events in the juice industry.
This year we organise our Symposium in very charming DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre Warsaw in Warsaw. Also we are preparing very attractive evening programmes. We hope it will enhance your networking experience.
We very much look forward to welcoming you and seeing you on 17-19th May 2023 in Warsaw!
Our Symposium is more than just sharing insights and knowledge. It also provides you with an ideal platform to socialise with colleagues and to network with new and existing business contacts.
THE AGENDA INCLUDES
- interesting presentations of topics important for the industry, concerning markets for raw materials, semi-finished and finished products
- trends, technical and technological innovations, and legislative changes
- exchange of information and experience relating to the juice industry
- panel and informal discussions
- over 200 guests from Poland and abroad
- public administration officials
- representatives of academia and the press
- KUPS members and non-members
- representatives of companies collaborating with the industry
- domestic and foreign speakers
- entrepreneurs from leading juice companies
- scientists from renowned academic centres and scientific institutions who specialise in the market and technology
- interesting artistic program
- the organisers will provide simultaneous interpreting services
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE POLISH ASSOCIATION OF JUICE PRODUCERS
14:00 – 16:00 Lunch
15:00 – 17:00 Registration
16:00 - 17:00 Coctail reception
17:00 – 17:40 Opening
Summary of the juice industry activities in the last 30 years Drinkable juices, concentrated juices and NFCs
17:40 – 18:00 Speeches by representatives of the Polish government/public administration
18:00 – 19:00 Awarding diplomas and ministerial and state decorations
19:00 Gala dinner
21:00 Music concert
Thursday, May 18, 2023
CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THE JUICE INDUSTRY
10:00 - 13:30 Trends present at the juice market
Current trends at the market of juices, nectars and fruit and vegetable drinks
-South Eastern Europe, including Poland
-Evolution in terms of packaging meeting eco-friendly challenges and goals
Future of the juice industry in the EU in terms of the amendments in the Fruit Juice Directive
How to be successful in the food industry, including the branch of juices
Novelties and innovations in the juice industry
Innovations in the juice industry as a response to the current market trends
Presentations of Companies
13:30 – 15:30 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Raw materials and market of concentrated juices
National markets of drinkable and concentrated juices in comparison to the European market and perspectives for its development
Market of concentrated citrus juices – current situation at the markets
Industry responsibility for quality and future of juice products
Presentations of Companies
20:00 Integration dinner
Friday, May 19, 2023
7:00 – 11:00 Chceckout
Organizers provide simultaneous translation during all the lectures (English and Polish).
Organizers reserve a right to make changes in the Symposium agenda.
The symposium is being held at the hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre Warsaw
ul. Skalnicowa 21, 04-797 Warsaw
Surrounded by a picturesque historic park with a pond and jogging trails, 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Warsaw is located in a quiet area of Warsaw, 11 km from the centre of the city. Complimentary high speed WiFi access is available, as well as complimentary outdoor parking. There also is a parking area for buses with a roofed driveway.
Modern, spacious rooms come with a flat-screen TV. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer, towels and free toiletries. The hotel rooms feature Sweet Dreams™ beds.
At DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Warsaw you will find a fitness and Spa centre, as well as a conference centre, luggage storage, bars and a night club. Other facilities offered at the property include concierge services, luggage storage and meeting facilities. There is also a bar.
It is 19 km to Warsaw Chopin Airport. Wilanów Palace and Park are 13 km from the hotel. The distance to both Warszawa Centralna and Warszawa Wschodnia Train Stations is 12.6 km.