QSR Media Detpak Conference and Awards 2017

When:
Wed, 21 June 2017
Venue:
The Sofitel Hotel, 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Overview

SOLD OUT!


Get a chance to learn about your industry straight from experts and executives from the country’s most successful brands at the 4th QSR Media Detpak Conference and Awards!

Want to pick the minds of the top leaders in the quick service and fast casual industry? Find out what you need to do to keep ahead of the game as our interactive session format gives you the chance to have your questions answered by our assembled panel of experts and industry leaders.


Pricing:

  • Conference & Awards - QSR or Fast Casual Restaurant / Any Multi-Site Retailer - $295
    Ticket price includes awards luncheon and attendance at conference for single attendee. Price includes 10% GST.
  • Conference & Awards - Industry Supplier / Vendor - $445
    Ticket price includes awards luncheon and attendance at conference for single attendee. Price includes 10% GST.
  • Conference & Awards - Table of Eight: $2,200
    Ticket price includes awards luncheon and attendance at conference for 8 attendees. Price includes 10% GST.

Once you have filled in the registration form, we will get in touch with you regarding the payment.

For event enquiries, you may contact:

Justine Charlton - justine@qsrmedia.com.au


Agenda:

(subject to change)

8:15 - 9:00am - Registration


9:00 - 9:30am - Economic Briefing in a Volatile World

Global uncertainty has sky-rocketed over the past 12 months, making it critical to understand the economic themes that will impact your business. From the future of the Australia-China relationship and the impact of the Trump era on global trade, to the post-Brexit world and health of the Australian economy, how will the foodservice industry need to adapt? What opportunities do these global trade winds present?

Want to know what all the implications of these scenarios are to your multi-unit restaurant business? Find out as Sally Auld, Chief Economist at JP Morgan, examines these themes.

Speaker:

Sally Auld, Chief Economist
JP Morgan


9:30 - 10:00am - Leaders Panel

Never before has the quick service and fast casual restaurant industry seen as much innovation. Innovation is happening across the spectrum from partnerships like SumoSalad and Caltex, or Boost Juice offering its Smoothie Packs with Woolworths, to completely new ways of approaching food supply and preparation as put forward by Guzman y Gomez. Innovative menu items, such as more premium items from Donut King, are pushing fast food and fast casual restaurants into new territory. craveable brands. like Red Rooster are coming up with innovative ways to transform themselves.

What are the opportunities, trends, and challenges to be found in the industry as a whole? Find out in this session as our assembled panel of top executives and leaders discuss innovation trends and much more.

Panel Members:

Helen Moore, General Manager - Convenience Development
Caltex Australia

Mark Hawthorne, CEO - ANZ
Guzman y Gomez

Nicholas Brill, General Manager
Donut King

Craig Tozer, CEO
Oporto

Terry Higgins, Director - F&B Fast Casual Brands & Training & Development
Rockpool Dining Group


10:00 - 10:30am - How the foodservice markets are doing across the globe

The NPD Group’s Global Senior Vice President in Foodservice, Bob O’Brien, will discuss foodservice markets across APAC, Europe and the Americas. What makes Australia different? Where does Australia stand within global foodservice? What are the opportunities given this global comparison? Bob will look at the different trends that have been driving growth in foodservice markets worldwide and how Australia stacks up against them.

A number of emerging trends of global interest, such as mobile ordering and growing issues like cocooning and the use of aggregators for delivery will be analysed. Operators are in a position to alter the current forecast but will need to differentiate from the competition. Join us to find out how to stay ahead in Australia.

Speaker:

Bob O'Brien, Global Senior Vice President - Foodservice
The NPD Group


10:30am - 11:00am - Morning Tea


11:00 - 11:20am - Mini-Session - How to create engagement and connection through intelligent disruption and wit

How do you build meaningful relationships with the consumers of today? Tony Ibbotson, Creative Director at The Creative Method, will discuss how your brand can engage and connect with customers through the use of intelligent disruption and wit. In 2005 Tony started The Creative Method, an agency built on the philosophy of big ideas, the best execution wrapped up with a little wit, developing brands for clients such as Guzman Y Gomez, Sumo Salad, Krispy Kreme, Roll’d, Snag Stand.

He will talk about the following points:

  • What is your story?
  • Create a smile in the mind
  • Drive a message in a more memorable way
  • Discoverable wit

Speaker:

Tony Ibbotson, Creative Director
The Creative Method


11:20 - 11:40am - Mini-Session- Chicken Treat Case Study: How to make a world record-setting digital campaign

Want to find out how Chicken Treat managed to break into the Guiness Book of World Records with their #ChickenTweet campaign? Find out as Mimma Battista, Chicken Treat CEO, talks about campaign in this mini-session.

Speaker:

Mimma Battista, CEO
Chicken Treat


11:40 - 12:00nn - Mini-Session - QSR's and The Law

In this session, find out latest legal updates that affect your business such as the recent Fair Work legislation as well as some updates on some recent legal cases that involved the QSR industry.

Speaker:

Corinne Attard, Partner
Holman Webb Lawyers


12:00 - 12:30pm - Delivery/Pick-Up: A growing opportunity

Eating in is the new eating out! Consumers want the “eat out” experience of quality food, but they’re saving money by having food delivered to their homes. The increase in consumers eating more of their meals at home has resulted in delivery/pick-up reaching its highest point in 2016 since CREST tracking began.

Taking advantage of the increasing popularity of delivery will provide many operators with another avenue to drive traffic. What’s driving it and what are the things you need to consider to leverage this opportunity? Ciara Clancy, NPD Group - Australia Director, Foodservice, takes a closer look. 

Speaker:

Ciara Clancy, Director
Australia Foodservice - The NPD Group


12:30 - 1:00pm - How to transform your business to take advantage of the delivery/drive-thru trend

Want to find out how you can benefit from the growth of delivery? How did a brand like Red Rooster revitalise its business by shifting to delivery? What are the opportunities in delivery for smaller brands? What are the key things to consider when offering your food on third party aggregators like Menulog? What are the keys to a successful drive-thru? Find out as our assembled panel of industry leaders discuss the topic in-depth in this session.

Panel Members:

Alistair Venn, Managing Director
Menulog Australia and New Zealand

Warren Reynolds, Executive Chairman
Muzz Buzz

Chris Green, CEO
Red Rooster

Josh Sparks, Founder & CEO
Thr1ve


1:00 - 3:00pm QSR Media Detpak Awards & Luncheon

 

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3:00 - 3:15pm - Break


3:15 - 3:40pm - Trends in Property

Want to find out about the latest legislation with regards to leasing? How should you use big data to determine the right location for your restaurant?

From the death of the food court to the rise of pops ups, this session will give you an update of current trends and opportunities in this space.

Panel Members:

Serge Infanti, Managing Director
Foodco Group Pty Ltd

George Wragge, Director
Retail Project Leasing
Colliers International 

Bruce Waddington, Co-Founder & Managing Director
Geotech Information Services

Simon Fonteyn, Founder and Managing Director
Leasing Information Services (LIS) and Intelligent Property Solutions


3:40- 4:10pm - $10B of Growth, and Where to Find It

With the Australia Retail Landscape becoming more competitive than ever, growth is becoming more difficult to find. Over the next 5 years, the Australian fast-moving consumer goods sector is expected to grow by over $10B, so opportunity for growth is out there. Nielsen's 2017 Retail Landscape presentation will highlight the key areas where growth will be found, and identify opportunities for Retailers & Manufactures to gain more than their fair share of this growth. Key areas touched on during this presentation will also include The Ethnic Shopper, Channel Trends and implications for QSR's.

Speaker:

Rahim Ladha
Nielsen


4:10- 4:40pm - Digital and Marketing Strategies for the Future

From the new frontiers of Artificial Intelligence in Foodservice to the role of traditional marketing, find out how you can adapt to this changing environment. Our panelists will discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by a new generation of consumers and new technologies.

Panel Members:

Ken Russell, Head of Digital
craveable brands.

Wilder Ruiz, CEO
Rolld

Robert Schwarz, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand
Nuance Communications


4:40pm  - Cocktail Party


Pricing:

  • Conference & Awards - QSR or Fast Casual Restaurant / Any Multi-Site Retailer - $295
    Ticket price includes awards luncheon and attendance at conference for single attendee. Price includes 10% GST.
  • Conference & Awards - Industry Supplier / Vendor - $445
    Ticket price includes awards luncheon and attendance at conference for single attendee. Price includes 10% GST.
  • Conference & Awards - Table of Eight: $2,200
    Ticket price includes awards luncheon and attendance at conference for 8 attendees. Price includes 10% GST.

Once you have filled in the registration form, we will get in touch with you regarding the payment.

For event enquiries, you may contact:

Justine Charlton - justine@qsrmedia.com.au