2020 MARKS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL SWEETENER COLLOQUIUM
Co-hosted by the Sweetener Users Association and the International Dairy Foods Association, the Colloquium has long been considered the industry’s premier gathering for leaders of the global sweetener industry. This annual event provides a unique opportunity for key players from all sectors to discuss the most pressing issues facing the global sweetener industry.
The Colloquium draws hundreds of professionals and decision-makers from the sweetener industry and from companies that use sweeteners in the products they make. Buyers, refiners, distributors and food companies actively participate in the Colloquium, using it as a springboard to enhance their business and trading-partner network.
For almost 40 years, the International Sweetener Colloquium has been a popular place for industry professionals to meet, network and conduct business. The flexible meeting format and location encourage formal and informal discussions and fosters relationships, while a host of informative presentations highlight important trends and issues affecting the sweetener industry.
EDUCATION • • • From new trade agreements and regulatory policies to concerns about processing, distribution and product innovation, the issues affecting the natural and artificial sweeteners industry require a constant learning process.
NETWORKING • • • Receptions, sporting events, educational and policy sessions, informal meetings and meals are all perfect opportunities to make business connections and broaden your reach to new industry contacts.
COMMUNICATION • • • Opportunities for one-on-one connections and sharing ideas across the industry are a hallmark of the Colloquium. The format encourages formal and informal discussions as colleagues, decision-makers and trading partners participate in educational sessions, meetings and in-depth discussions about industry issues.
BUSINESS • • • The busy hallways, sessions and networking events at the Colloquium offer a lucrative opportunity to foster business relationships with the most influential people working with sugar and sweeteners today.