Business Conference

Monday, 7th November


  • 3:30 PM
  • Dubai World Trade Center – Room Ras El Khaimah – 1st Floor

SPECIALITY ITALIAN FOOD IN THE UAE AND GCC COUNTRIES: OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGES

The seminar promoted by the Italian Cuisine World Summit in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency firstly targets Italian businesses representatives, in Dubai for the Food Speciality Festival and businesses and operators interested in learning what are the difficulties and the opportunities to penetrate this important market.

SPECIALITY ITALIAN FOOD IN THE UAE AND GCC COUNTRIES: OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGES

Program

3:30 PM

Moderator: Rosario Scarpato
Italian Cuisine World Summit Director

3:30 PM

Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner
Introduction

THE PERSPECTIVE OF UAE IMPORTERS & DISTRIBUTORS (FOOD SERVICE AND RETAIL)

3:50 PM

Elie Makhlouf, Category Manager, Promar Trading

4:00 PM

Aira Piva, General Manager Italian restaurant Consulting

4:10 PM

Maria Luisa Panzica, Marketing Manager Country Hill International, former General Manager of Italian Dairy Products

4:20 PM

Riccardo Ulleri, General Manager, Longino & Cardenal – UAE

4:30 PM

Question time and Coffee break

OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGES IN THE FOOD SERVICE

4:45 PM

Emiliano Bernasconi, Culinary Director JAS Hospitality Group, former Culinary Director Armani Hotel

4:55 PM

Augusto Cremonini, General Manager INALCA FB

5:05 PM

Claudio Melis, Former Culinary Director of Italian Restaurant – Jumeirah Group of Restaurants

5:15 PM

Rami Nader, Brand Manager Greenhouse

5:25 PM

Marilena Di Coste, Made in Italia

5:35 PM

Conclusions