Meeting point drink technology India: the supporting program

Supporting Program

Round Table Talks

The Round Table Talks highlight the topics that are currently moving the Indian beverage and liquid-food industry. Experts state their point of view and have vivid discussions.

1st day – Focus on trends in packaging and recycling in India
Hall 1, October 24, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Mr Akhilesh Bhargava
    (Chairman of Environment Committee)
    All India Platics Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA)
  • Mr K. Ganesh
    (Head - Sourcing & Vendor Management and Packaging Development)
    Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd
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  • Mr Rajesh Kumar Gera
    PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment (PACE)
  • Mr Rajesh Gauba
    (Recycling & Sustainability)
    Reliance Industries
  • Mr Prabal Chakraborti
    (Asst. Vice President, Packaging Operations)
    RJ Corp. Varun Beverages Ltd.
2nd day – Focus on trends and developments in alcoholic beverages in India
Hall 1, October 25, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Mr Rakesh Dhawan
    Bohemia Beer Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr Yogesh R. Bhandane
    Boroton Research Centre Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr K. N. Gopalakrishnan
    (Head Brewery & Processing)
    Carlsberg India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Gorakh Gaikwad
    (Associate Vice President & Sr. Winemaker)
    Sula Vineyards Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr Rohit Jairam Parwani
    (Head Brewer)
    The Biere Club (Elite India Constructions Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Dr. Keshab Nandy
    Tilaknagar Industries Ltd.
  • Mr Sumedh Singh Mandla

place2beer - The Meeting Place for Beer Lovers

In 2018 drink technology India introduces place2beer for the first time. The place2beer is a gathering place to experience, experiment & interact with brewers, beer lovers and everyone that has anything to do with beer.

Indulge in discussions on important topics trending in the brewing industry, gain knowledge and network with peers. Besides this you can try different beers, including several specialty beers and rarities, free of charge.

  • Beer market trends India
  • Best hygiene practice of brewery
  • Dispensing of beer in practice
  • Recipe development
  • Ingredients formulations
  • Sour beer fermentation
  • Importance of glassware/ideal glass for the style
  • Open product/process qa forum
  • Commercial discussion to establish brewery

Oiltech Forum

As India is one of the most dynamic growth markets for the oils and fats industry, we developed for the first time an Oiltech Pavilion powered by oils+fats together with a half day Forum. Its location is shared in hall 1, so exhibitors and visitors profit by the strong brand drink technology India and its national and international network. The Oil Technologists' Association of India (OTAI) supports Messe München India in organizing and designing the program.

The topic of the half-day seminar has already been determined: ‘Challenges in Packaging of Edible Oils and Other Related Products’. The exhibition is thereby responding to the increasing importance of the topic of oils and fats for the Indian market.

October 24, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Presentation 1: Regulatory requirements, current & tomorrow
Presentation 2: Latest technology advancements
Presentation 3: Consumer and brand owner’s perspective

Buyer Seller Meetings

drink technology India's Buyer Seller Meetings are designed to allow exhibitors and top industry managers to hold detailed talks. Leading buyers from segments such as soft drinks, beer and brewery, liquid food, and wine will be present.

In the last two shows the Buyer-Seller Meetings were a huge success. More than 450 meetings took place during dti 2016 and dti 2017. Top leading companies like AB-INBEV India, Coca Cola India Pvt. Ltd., Pepsico or Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. holding talks on site. Don´t miss the chance to be part of the next Buyer-Seller Meetings, October 24-26, in Mumbai.