Fuel up for the future: Think afresh & act!

Professional foodservice 2017+: Consumer Trends. Market potentials. Success factors.

Conference Programme 2017

From 09.00 | Warm up with Coffee & Co.


Bernd Aufderheide, Hamburg Messe, and Gretel Weiss on behalf of the organisers.

1. Market Potential: Signposts for Growth

    • 2016: facts & figures for Germany’s top 100 foodservice-players
    • Movers and shakers, brands and markets
    • Trends and drivers: lessons for 2017+

    Speaker: Gretel Weiss, food-service, Frankfurt a.M.

    2. What Makes the German Market so Attractive

      • 1/2016: Domino’s 'downunder' acquires Joey’s Pizza. Re-branding!
      • 5/2016: AmRest Poland buys Starbucks Germany. East goes west!
      • Expansion prospects 2020: the road to the goal.

      Theses & Talks
      Don Meij, Domino’s Pizza Australia, Brisbane
      Henry McGovern, AmRest, Wrocław

      12.00 | Break: chat, eat & drink

      3. Business Model: 'Meals on (Bike) Wheels'

        • foodora: German start-up revolutionises the delivery market
        • New rules of the game in dynamic added-value network
        • A win-win for restaurants, delivery services and customers: how does it work? 

        Speakers: Julian Dames and Emanuel Pallua, foodora, Berlin

        4. The Urban Express: Ultramodern Consumers & Companies

          • The new economic landscape
          • Being shaped by women and cities
          • The role of restaurants in future societies

          Speaker: Professor Kjell A. Nordström, Stockholm

          14.30 | Break: chat, eat & drink

          5. Our Concept, Our Philosophy of Food, Our Vision

          Two young business models on stage

          • Neni by 25hours: world cuisine as a formula for full-service dining experiences
          • Culinary offer & concept. A system with soul

          Speakers: Haya Molcho and Christoph Hoffmann, 25hours, Vienna/Hamburg

          • casualfood: foodservice for mobile people
          • 'Look. Learn. Think. Create. Do.' – the process for inventing new successful formats

          Speaker: Stefan Weber, casualfood, Frankfurt am Main

          6. Hey, Your Body's Talking!

          • What we say without words – and how it impacts the service sectors
          • Body language under the microscope – which gestures bring benefits?

          Speaker: Stefan Verra, body language expert, Munich

          In the chair:

          Axel Weber, Axel Weber & Partner, Bochum, and
          Gretel Weiss, food-service, Frankfurt a.M.


          Subject to programme changes!

          17.30 | Closing session; drinks

          Programme Download

          Participation indispensable for

          • Owners, franchisees, senior executives and F&B managers in professional food service, including baker’s and butcher’s outlet chains, service station shops, event catering, etc.
          • Managers in the food, beverage and equipment industries
          • Marketing specialists and business consultants


          • For the 36th time in partnership – INTERNORGA, Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC) and the trade magazines food-service and FoodService Europe & Middle East, dfv media group, Frankfurt am Main
          • Direction: Gretel Weiss and Axel Weber
          • More than 2,000 participants are expected at this annual power day of professional food service. After the congress, all lectures will be available online (pdf Download).