We have an exciting programme of speakers from SPAR International, SPAR Netherlands including
Dr. Marc Knuff, Global Retail Director, GfK and Dr Danny Thorniley from Global Business Consulting


Partnership Forum Programme:

08:30 – 09:00: Welcome in the Lobby

09:30: We Are Better Together 
Tobias Wasmuht, Managing Director, SPAR International 

10:00 – Impact of COVID on FMCG and Retail
Dr. Marc Knuff, Global Retail Director, GfK
Live presentation of comprehensive international insights in to changes of consumer shopping behaviour and accelerated trends due to COVID-19 in 2020, and their implications for the future for SPAR Retailers and Supplier partners alike.

10:30 – Growth, Transformation and Acceleration of SPAR Netherlands
John van der Ent, Chief Executive Officer, SPAR Netherlands 

11:00 – Expo Open

11:30 – Better Together in Buying
Michel Hartong, International Commercial Manager
Sven Goos, International Buying Manager, SPAR International  

12:30 – Challenger Brands – Winning with SPAR
Luc de Jong, International Commercial Development, SPAR International  

13:30 – Procurement – Maximising Stronger Relationships
Caroline Schneider, Procurement Manager, SPAR International
Erik Lauret, Responsible Retailing Manager, SPAR International 

14:30 –
Deliveroo – Groceries On Demand
Too Good To Go – Why Waste when you can Save Meals  

15:00 – Expo Closes 

15:00 – Business Development and International Expansion
David Moore, Business Development Director, SPAR International 

15:30 – Keynote Speaker – The outlook is challenging, so yes, stick together
Dr. Danny Thorniley, President of DT –  Global Business Consulting
A live presentation providing future focused insightful and in-touch analysis of key economic, societal and business drivers that shall determine our joint future success.

16:15 – Key Messages and conference close
Tobias Wasmuht, Managing Director, SPAR International