UNDERSTANDING MARKETS

NOTE: All Times are in EST.

11:00am – LIVE

WELCOME ADDRESS: A 2020 Review

11:15am – LIVE Q&A

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Understanding the U.S. Political Landscape

No part of US infrastructure has been left unaffected by COVID-19, including politics. Both global and domestic leaders have come under scrutiny for their reactions, or lack thereof, to the pandemic. With 2020 being an election year, decisions that political leaders make are coming under more scrutiny, and it is easier than ever to damage reputations. In this session, our speaker will provide insight into the current political landscape as well as insight into what changes leaders can expect depending on electoral results.
Scott Rasmussen, Editor-at-Large for Ballotpedia, Author, Co-Founder of ESPN and Publisher of Scottrasmussen.com


12:00pm - LIVE Q&A

LUNCHTIME BRIEFING: Price Risk Management in the Protein Industry

12:00pm

BREAKOUTS – ON DEMAND

4:00pm – LIVE Q&A

Market Reporter Panel Discussion

4:45pm – LIVE

DAY 1 ROUNDUP

THE FOOD INDUSTRY IN A PANDEMIC

NOTE: All Times are in EST.

11:00am – LIVE

Welcome to Day 2!

11:10am – LIVE Q&A

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Navigating Through a Global Pandemic

In 2020, it has been more important than ever for companies to focus on their marketing messages. During uncertainty, customers will look to brands they can rely on, and the response of these brands can either help or hinder their reputation. In this keynote session, our speaker will discuss the impact that COVID-19 has had on the foodservice industry on a global scale, and the ways in which marketing tools have been used to combat these issues and maintain customer trust.
Fernando Machado, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Burger King


12:00pm - LIVE

LUNCHTIME NETWORKING EVENT - Join our Networking Rooms!

12:00pm

BREAKOUTS – ON DEMAND

4:00pm – LIVE Q&A

African Swine Fever and COVID-19: What Leaders Need to Know

4:45pm – LIVE

DAY 2 ROUNDUP

A GLOBAL PICTURE

NOTE: All Times are in EST.

11:00am – LIVE

Welcome to Day 3!

11:10am – LIVE Q&A

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Macro-Economic Trends, Global Trade and What’s Ahead

Economic trends are impacting U.S. and world growth, while complexities with China, Canada, Mexico, and Europe are creating new risks. Combined with greater levels of volatility, new destructive technologies, the energy revolution, and critical issues involving skills, automation and immigration, these issues are shaping our future. What does this mean to your business? This invaluable program reveals global dangers, analyzes sectors, examines trading relationships, and provides insight on China’s practices to help businesses understand what’s ahead, reduce risk, and make better informed decisions.
John Manzella, Founder, The Manzella Report


12:00pm – LIVE

LUNCHTIME BRIEFING: Meet Urner Barry’s Market Reporters

12:00pm

BREAKOUTS – ON DEMAND

4:00pm – LIVE Q&A

Buyers’ Panel Discussion

4:45pm – LIVE

DAY 3 ROUNDUP

PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

NOTE: All Times are in EST.

11:00am – LIVE Q&A

Welcome to Day 4!

11:10am – LIVE

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Market Forecast – 2021 and Beyond

As we move to return to a new kind of normal, what can we expect from protein markets? In this session our speaker will forecast what the industry could look like over the next 12 months and equip the audience with the key factors to take into consideration to best prepare business strategy for the future.
Randy Blach, CEO, CattleFax


12:00pm - LIVE

LUNCHTIME NETWORKING EVENT - Join our Networking Rooms!

12:00pm

BREAKOUTS – ON DEMAND

1:00pm – LIVE

EVENT ROUNDUP AND CLOSING ADDRESS

A must-attend online event for
decision makers in the protein industry.

The event features industry experts discussing the biggest issues across the egg, poultry, beef, pork, seafood and plant protein markets in 2020. Through a combination of live discussions and on-demand presentations, we want to better equip our customers with the tools they need to make the best business decisions.

Enjoy a library of unique insights and live presentations from motivational, political, and economic speakers which have included:

  • Sally Smith, President & CEO, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
  • Randy Day, CEO, Perdue Farms
  • John W. Chidsey, formerly President of Burger King Corp., NA
  • Dinesh D'Souza, Political Commentator and Author

Thank You to Our Valued Sponsors

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For Sponsorship Opportunities:

Please email Frank Scancarella at
events@urnerbarry.com



Sponsorship of the 2020 Online Experience gives your organization unrivaled visibility to the protein industry’s most influential members and decision makers.

Sponsors will benefit from phenomenal exposure and notoriety throughout the rest of the year, garnering the attention of more than 16,000 members of the protein industry.

With travel restrictions and uncertainty affecting us all, Urner Barry can provide you with a route to market, sharing your content with customers, arranging 1-2-1 video meetings, and even printing and mailing your marketing literature direct to attendees.

Keep your business development and marketing efforts alive in 2020 through the combined Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit.

During this unprecedented time, our industry has been impacted like never before. We know you were looking forward to attending Urner Barry's Executive Conference in Las Vegas and the Global Protein Summit in Chicago this year, but we understand that the safety of our customers and employees is the main priority. That is why we have combined two of the biggest shows in the protein industry into one online event you can experience from the comfort of your own home or office. Stay tuned for updates on sessions, scheduling, and the expert speakers that will be covering vital issues like COVID-19, the political landscape, economic factors, market analytics, and more.

We look forward to hosting you all in Las Vegas and Chicago again in 2021!

Who attends?

Stakeholders in the chicken, turkey, beef, pork, egg, and seafood and related segments of the food industry. From producers, processors, buyers and brokers to retailers, foodservice and association members—professionals from all levels of the supply chain with interest in the marketplace in the US and around the world attend these exclusive events each year. We also host select allied attendees who sponsor the event.

Why should you attend?

Urner Barry is uniquely placed to provide you with vital information on the protein markets during this time of uncertainty. We remain committed to delivering the insights that you need to best navigate your business – and because of this, for 2020 only, we are combining our two events into one epic, online experience!

What topics are covered?

This year’s agenda is jam-packed with sessions focusing on the most pressing industry topics, trends, and concerns. Past speakers have included CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, political figures, motivational speakers, consumer trend analysts, global trade experts, analysts covering key inputs and, of course, Urner Barry’s own market reporters. This unique blend of perspective gives attendees a full and complete picture of the marketplace. Our guests come with questions and leave with answers and key insights.

Why should I sponsor?

Sponsorship of this year’s Executive Conference and Global Protein Summit online event gives your organization unrivaled visibility to the protein industry’s most influential members and decision makers. Sponsors benefit from online exposure and notoriety throughout the event—and this year will be positioned in front of an expanded pool of companies and professionals as these two premier events come together as one. They also receive the benefit of exposure on Urner Barry’s suite of online services, garnering the attention of more than 16,000 members of the protein industry. For more information, please email Frank Scancarella at fscancarella@urnerbarry.com.

Questions: Email Lynn Dekovitch
or call 732-240-5330.

For sponsorship opportunities, email Frank Scancarella at events@urnerbarry.com


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