The Cocoa Association of Asia (CAA) International Cocoa Conference and Dinner is now in full planning mode after it announced the new dates in April with a brand-new theme. The biennial conference will be held in-person on the 1st and 2nd September 2022, at the Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC) in Singapore. After an almost two-year delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event is finally going ahead, bringing together over 400 of the world’s players in the cocoa and chocolate industry.
The theme for the conference and dinner is ‘Resilience – Writing the next chapter of Asian cocoa.’ The conference will allow guests to participate as experts present and debate in a series of interactive panel discussions. The key topics of these discussions include:
- Macroeconomic Outlook for Asia & the World
- Cocoa Fundamental Outlook, Supply & Demand
- Marketing and Innovation Trends for Asian Cocoa and Chocolate
- Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Asian Cocoa
- Women in Cocoa and Chocolate Asia
Registration has started for the event and ticket sales have also started, with options to attend the full conference with both evening dinners or conference and day 1 networking. The conference will be a n opportunity for networking and growing contacts within the field.
Key sponsors of the event include: Barry Callebaut Group, Olam, Cargill, JB Cocoa, GCB Cocoa, Henry Bath & Son Ltd, Niverplast, Pattyn, Mars Wrigley, USAID, Minka, Filhet-Allard Maritime, Swisscontact and Access World, and supported by Enterprise Singapore and Singapore Tourism Board.
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