We are pleased to announce the hosting of the long-awaited CAA International Cocoa Conference & Dinner on 1st – 2nd September 2022 in Singapore as the first major in-person event on the international cocoa calendar after a 2-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The conference theme has also been appropriately set as “Resilience – Writing the Next Chapter of Asian Cocoa” where we will have a panel of experts from the region and across the world provide invaluable insights into crucial subjects that will shape our industry in the days to come.
The biennial international conference brings more than 400 global participants together and has established itself as an important industry forum offering senior business leaders, key stakeholders, decision makers, including the most influential people in Cocoa & Chocolate supply chain a platform to discuss strategic topics of common interests.
Join us and participate as renowned experts, present and debate in a series of interactive panel discussions on the key topics that will underpin growth for the future:
• Macroeconomic Outlook for Asia
• Latest supply & demand outlooks
• Marketing, and innovation Trends
• Women in Cocoa & Chocolate Asia
Past attendees: over 400 attendees from
• Government agencies
• Cocoa producers, processors, traders, grinders, manufacturers
• Trading organizations
• Financial institutions
• Insurance providers
• Equipment and processing providers
• Agricultural stakeholders
• AI and technology providers
• Researchers and academicians
OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME
31st August : Arrivals
1st September (Day) : Conference addressing the Macro overview and Supply Demand of the Cocoa Industry
1st September (Evening) : Networking Activities
2nd September (Day) : Conference reviewing New Marketing, Innovation trends and Sustainability topics
2nd September (Evening) : Gala dinner to beautifully close the CAA International Cocoa Conference
3rd September : Departures
We will continuously assess the Covid situation in Asia to make sure that all participants can safely attend our event.
We will also require all participants to hold a valid Covid vaccination or recovery certificate in order to comply with the regulations in Singapore.
As per previous conference editions, business sessions, various networking, and social activities will be organized throughout the event. You will also get the opportunity to meet in person, expand your network while interacting with fellow cocoa industry stakeholders, in a relaxed atmosphere.