A dynamic program dedicated to top buyers of international food retailers and Ho.Re.Ca. which combines
the visit to Cibus Connect with an extraordinary experience to discover the best Made in Italy Food and the most important Italian Food companies.

THE PROGRAM

Cibus Connect Hosted Buyers Program offers 2 options:

BUSINESS PROGRAM:
April 12th - 13th - 2 days entirely dedicated to your business at CIBUS CONNECT.
Exhibition - Workshop - Networking dinner - Business events

BUSINESS PROGRAM PLUS:
April 11th - an additional day dedicated to store check and factory visits according to your business interests.
Store Check - Pasta&Bakery Tour - Meat&Dairy Tour - Preserves&Condiments Tour -
Wine Tour: visit at Vinitaly

WHICH ARE THE BENEFITS?
The approved buyers may benefit from:




HOW DO I QUALIFY?

You qualify to attend Cibus Connect Hosted Buyers Program if you are involved in the food department as a:

Purchasing Manager Buyer Category Manager
Import Manager Top Manager Private label Manager Executive Chef

Representing:

Food Retailer
Department Store
Supermarket, Hypermarket Chain, Specialty Stores Chain
Restaurant Chain
Hotel Chain
Contract/Institutional Catering
Wholesaler, Distributor, Importer and Exporter

Buyers from Europe will have priority to benefit from
the program.



Just complete and submit the APPLICATION FORM
and we will contact you within 2 weeks from the date of your application once we have evaluated your candidature.
If your application is confirmed and approved you will be contacted by the Cibus Connect Hosted Buyers Program Team and informed about the next steps to confirm your participation and to discuss further your specific requirements.

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WHAT IS CIBUS CONNECT?

A unique opportunity to discover the products of the best Food and Retail companies.

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ABOUT US

"Most of the business contacts are of good quality. The hosted buyer program is a very good mechanism to facilitate the business opportunities between the countries."

Weixin Yang (Import Manager)
METRO CHINA - ChinaS

"Italian Food is a capital reality for the economy and the development of the country on an international scale.
Parma has made a fantastic job of bringing together so many producers."

Alex Tosolini (Senior Vice President)
THE KROGER COMPANY - United States of America

"The organization was excellent and I hope to return in the next edition"

Miren Jasone Ruiz Arregui (Purchasing Manager)
Eroski - Spain

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CIBUS CONNECT Hosted Buyers Program:

 

Confirmed Hosted Buyers will be offered all or some of the benefits above mentioned.

CIBUS CONNECT Team will evaluate each application before confirming the participation in the CIBUS CONNECT Hosted Buyers Program and the Hospitality Pack which can be offered to each candidate.

The evaluation considers several key information such as: Country of origin, categories of interest, participation in CIBUS CONNECT Hosted Buyers Program previous editions, number of participants from the same Company and other information.

Non-buyers, partners and employees of exhibiting companies will not be considered for the Hosted Buyers Program.

Please be assured that all information provided will be treated as confidential.

Completed Buyers Registration Forms must be received within 31 January 2017.

For any further information the CIBUS CONNECT Hosted Buyers Program Team is at your disposal, contact us:

incoming@fiereparma.it – +39 0521 996818