June is fast approaching, and just before the onset of summer, the IDDBA will be taking to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and offering show goers an unparalleled look at the dairy, deli, and bakery food industries.
Beyond the consistent and invaluable show floor experience that IDDBA is known for, this year’s expo boasts its signature New Product Showcase, a revived What’s In Store Live format, an Expert Neighborhood where attendees can meet one-on-one with renowned industry experts, and a series of General Sessions featuring inspiring speakers as they share their insight into business, trends, personal growth, and success.
“We are excited to have an array of amazing speakers for IDDBA 19 in Orlando,” said Whitney Atkins, VP Marketing. “From key notes to industry experts, those attending the show will have the opportunity to hear compelling and informative stories allowing them to grow personally and professionally while supporting the dairy, deli, and bakery industries.”
The lineup features entrepreneurs, business leaders, celebrities, and authors offering inspiration from within and without the dairy, deli, and bakery worlds.
General sessions are spread over the course of the three-day event, with a speaker lineup including:
Sunday, June 2:
Christina Tosi, Founder & CEO of Milkbar
Kevin Ryan, CEO of Malachite Strategy & Research
Monday, June 3:
Michael J. Fox, Actor
Terry Soto, Advisor & Author
Mike Eardley, President & CEO of IDDBA
Dave Donnan, Partner Emeritus at A.T. Kearney
Tuesday, June 4
Rob Lowe, Actor
Barbara Stuckey, President & Chief Innovation Officer at Mattson
Additionally, the IDDBA recently announced the participants in its Expert Neighborhood.
“Expert Neighborhood is an area on the show floor at IDDBA 19 where attendees can meet one-on-one with experts to ask questions and discuss industry challenges and business issues,” IDDBA noted in a press release. “Engage with experts on new retail, leadership, marketing, and regulations to learn how to improve your business. This opportunity is available to registered attendees and appointment space is limited.”
Experts include speakers Dave Donnan, Kevin Ryan, Terry Soto, and Barbara Stuckey, as well as Paula Celestino, Co-Founder & Senior Brand Consultant, Crea7ive; Melissa Grzybowski – MS, RD, U.S. Regulatory & Nutrition Specialist, Food Consulting Company; Jewel Hunt – Group Vice President eCommerce, Albertsons Companies; and Michelle Write – Regulatory & Labeling Consultant, Michelle Wright Consulting.
If all that wasn't enough, IDDBA has also finalized the schedule for its 2019 What’s in Store Live workshops—where attendees can listen to a variety of topics from industry-recognized speakers.
That lineup includes the following:
IDDBA 19 will be held at the at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, June 2-4. Deli Market News will see you there.