Incorporating the Liquor Retail SummitHyatt Regency Sydney, Tuesday October 29, 2019
ABOUT THE DRINKS INNOVATION SUMMIT
From sweeping shifts in consumer tastes, demographic movements, technological advancements and new market trends all the way through to emerging brands, disruptive digital and social media innovations and smart and intelligent packaging – the Australian liquor market is evolving at breakneck speed.
The Drinks Innovation Summit explores the challenges and the many opportunities this age of change offers everyone involved in the liquor sector – suppliers, marketers, wholesalers, retailers and publicans.
The event incorporates the Liquor Retail Summit, hosted by Retail Drinks Australia, and includes the Digital Champions Hub, where retailers can learn about the latest digital technology and get low capital entry to e-retail.
Managing Director, Retail
Co-Founder & Managing Director
We Are Social
Kollaras & Co
Global Fine Wine Director
Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Managing Director Australasia
Chief Executive Officer
Liquor Marketing Group
Acting Chief Executive, Liquor
General Manager Merchandise
ALM, Metcash Limited
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING DRINKS INNOVATION SUMMIT
Identify emerging consumer trends and innovations that are shaping the Australian drinks industry.
Gain a competitive advantage by embracing disruptive digital and social media innovations to increase brand interactivity and engagement.
Understand best practices in cultural alignment among organizations.
Explore effective sustainability measures in managing water, waste and energy management to reduce CO2 emissions.
Learn how to showcase your product with smart and intelligent packaging using smart technology like AR, AI, Blockchain and IoT to drive consumer engagement.
Adapt winning formulas in alternative packaging to grow your market share in the Ready-to-Drink (RTD) market.
Examine the use of Equity Crowdfunding to raise funds and brand awareness at the same time.
Strengthen your omni-channel retail strategy through the use of Big Data and AI to drive profitability through better consumer insights.
Uncover the strategies and initiatives behind the liquor retail banner groups that are championing successful independent retailers.
Visit our Digital Champions Hub. Stay up to speed with the latest digital technologies, evolve or create your e-retailing strategy, and find out how to make your business digitally enabled.
Dive deep into your category of choice by customising your own agenda and registering for Wine, Beer and Cider or Spirits and Cocktail streamed sessions presented by industry experts.
MORE THAN 50 SPEAKERS
Over 50 speakers – suppliers, retailers, industry experts and trendsetters – will present their insights and share their knowledge in the form of plenary keynotes, panel discussions and fireside chats.
Choose to focus on innovations in wine; beer and cider; or sprits and cocktails. Our streamed sessions in the afternoon allow a deep dive into the category of your choice.
LIQUOR RETAIL SUMMIT
The Drinks Innovation Summit incorporates the Liquor Retail Summit, hosted by Retail Drinks Australia, and includes a panel discussion with the CEOs of four banner groups plus category immersion workshops for retailers.
THE FUTURE – NOW
Learn all you need to know about AI, AR, Big Data, e-commerce, smart packaging, proximity marketing, blockchain, cutting-edge marketing strategies and more.
DIGITAL CHAMPIONS HUB
Stay up to speed with the latest digital technologies, evolve or create your e-retailing strategy, and find out how to make your business digitally enabled.
SELL DIFFERENT SELL SMARTER
Enjoy a working lunch surrounded by the latest product offerings from drinks and technology suppliers; and take advantage of exclusive offers from exhibitors.