Bevexpo Schedule of Events

Tampa Convention Center • Tampa, Fla.
Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004
7:30am – 5: 00pm Registration Open
8:30am – 9: 45am Educational Session: All You Need To Know About Starting or Maintaining a Successful Bottled Water Business!
8:00am – 11:00am IBWA Technical Committee Meeting
8:00am – 4:00pm National Dairy Sales & Marketing Meeting (MilkPEP day)
9:00am – 10:30am IBWA Membership Committee Meeting
10:00am – 11:30am Educational Session: Bottled Water Industry Outreach for Change: All Politics Is Local
11:00am – 12:30pm IBWA State Association Presidents Committee Meeting
12:30pm – 2:15pm Educational Session: The Changing Landscape of the Bottled Water HOD Business - Roundtable Discussions
12:30pm – 1:15pm Educational Session: Drinking Water Quality Regulation - A Look toward the Future
12:30pm – 2:00pm IBWA Education Committee Meeting
12:30pm – 2:30pm IBWA Communications Committee Meeting
1:30pm – 2:15pm Educational Session: Bottled Water Quality Reports
1:00pm – 5:00pm Drinking Water Research Foundation Golf Tournament
2:30pm – 3:45pm Educational Session: Managing Change: A Bottled Water Industry Exclusive!
2:30pm – 5:00pm Educational Session: Bottled Water 101
3:00pm – 5:00pm IBWA Convention/Awards Committee Meeting
4:00pm – 5:00pm Educational Session: Project Management and Productivity
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004
7:00am – 9: 00am IBWA Executive Committee Meeting (closed)
7:00am – 5:00pm Registration Open
8:00am – 10:00am IBWA Government Relations Committee Meeting with a presentation by Dr. Keith Eschleman on the “Impact on Groundwater Resources from Bottled Water Production”
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Sessions: Grow, Merge or Sell? How to Survive Beverage Industry Consolidation
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Session: What's New In Beverages - A Worldwide Overview
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Session: RFID Business Case and Strategy Development: Assessing the Potential to Deliver Tangible Business Benefits
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Session: Foodservice Beverage Trends:Tapping into the Opportunity
8:00am – 9:45am Educational Session: Regulatory Compliance under FDA's Bioterrorism Rules
8:00am – 4:00pm National Dairy Sales & Marketing Meeting (DMI day)
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: New Developments in Packaging - Glass
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: Market Trends and Developments in Bottled Water
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: Health & Wellness Product Development - A Case Study
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: Merchandising Part I: The Road to Merchandising Excellence
9:00am – 11:00am IBWA Supplier Committee Meeting
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: Optimizing Space in the Dairy Case
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: Hispanic Beverage Purchase Patterns
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: New Drink Concepts
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: Functional Beverage Megatrends: Catching the Wave
10:00am – 10:45am Educational Session: Your Test Data Is Talking to You - Do You Hear It?
10:00am – 11:00 am Educational Session: What's New at the Drinking Water Research Foundation?
11:00am – 12:00pm BevExpo General Session: Snap Judgements - The Snapple Story
12:00pm – 1:30pm International Dairy Foods Association Board of Directors Meeting
12:00pm – 5: 00pm Exhibit Hall Open
1:00pm – 2:00pm Drinking Water Research Foundation Closed Session
2:00pm – 3:00pm Drinking Water Research Foundation Open Session
2:00pm – 4:00pm Joint MIF/NCI/IICA Board of Directors Meeting
3:00pm – 5:00pm ICBWA International Council Meeting
3:30pm – 5:00pm IBWA Packaging Subcommittee Meeting
5:00pm – 6:00pm Welcome Reception
6:30pm – 9:30pm IDFA Board Reception & Dinner
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004
7:00am – 5: 00pm Registration Open
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Session: New Developments in Packaging - Can
8:00am – 8: 50am Educational Session: Merchandising Part II: Market Impact Teams
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Session: Sanitation & Hygiene Best Practices in European Beverage Plants
8:00am – 8:50am Educational Session: Beverage Vending - Changing Market Dynamics
8:00am – 12:00pm National Dairy Sales & Marketing Meeting (DMI day)
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: Beverage Trends II: Market Intelligence
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: The Boom in Low-Carb Beverages
9:00am – 9:50am Educational Session: Health Benefits of Dairy
9:00am – 10:30am National Cheese Institute Annual Business Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting
9:00am – 12: 00pm IBWA General Session & Annual Business Meeting
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: Adapting to the Changing Face of Beverage Distribution
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: Challenges for Improvement in Current and Future Beverage Operations
10:00am – 10:50am Educational Session: Back to School with Milk
10:00am – 12:30pm Educational Session: Improved Plant Efficiencies through Smart Engineering
11:00am – 11:50am Educational Session: New Developments in Packaging - Paper
11:00am – 11: 50am Educational Session: Analyzing Market Influences on the Demand for Milk
11:00am – 12:30pm International Ice Cream Association Annual Business Meeting & Board of Directors Meeting
12:00pm – 5: 00pm Exhibits Open
1:00pm – 2:30pm Milk Industry Foundation Annual Business Meeting & Board of Directors Meeting
1:00pm – 2:30pm Educational Session: A Review Session for CPOs and Potential CPOs
2:30pm – 4:00pm IBWA Virus/Microbial Subcommittee Meeting
7:00pm – 11:00pm IBWA Chairman's Banquet
Friday, October 1, 2004
7:30am – 5:00pm MilkPEP Board of Directors Meeting
7:30am – 12:00pm Registration Open
8:00am – 10:00am IBWA Board of Directors Meeting
8:00am – 12:00pm Exhibits Open
8:30am – 9:30am Educational Session: Validating and Verifying Your HACCP Plan and Program
8:30am – 9:20am Educational Session: Regulatory Update for Milk & Juice Processors
8:30am – 9:45am Educational Session: Creating a Mini-Business Plan by Route
8:30am – 11:30am IBWA CPO Exam
9:30am – 10:20am Educational Session: New Developments in Packaging - PET
9:45am – 10: 45am Educational Session: Mold and Algae Report 2004
10:00am – 11:00am Educational Session: Making a Buyer Call
10:30am – 11:20am Educational Session: Dairy Ingredients: How to Maximize the Opportunity for Functional Beverage Development