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The F&F Industry & the Economy

Posted: July 14, 2009

How can companies and individuals thrive in a tough economic climate? Mark your calendars. Women and Flavor and Fragrance Commerce will hold "F/F Industry & the Economy: A Roadmap to Survive and Win" on Wednesday, November 4, at the Saddlebrook Marriott in Saddlebrook, New Jersey.

The seminar will feature a wide range of industry speakers discussing topics such as strategic corporate development programs, trends in consumption as seen by experts in the consumer food and fragrance industries, new technological developments, and career management in a tough economy. These top experts will provide insights into how the industry landscape will be reshaped by the economic crisis and will help attendees generate new ideas for cost management, innovation opportunities, addressing real consumer needs and becoming more effective and successful overall.

Speakers and topics will include:

  • Emerging technologies and ingredients: Les Smith (Coty)
  • Changes in consumption trends: Stan Frankenthaler, executive chef/director of culinary development, Dunkin’ Brands
  • Overview of F&F industry from a strategic corporate development perspective: Dietmar Hirt (Conexus Capital Advisers) and John Vanarthos (Norris McGlaughlin)
  • Career management in a tough economy: management consultant Herma Schmit