2023 WUWM CANCUN Conference
25 to 28 October 2023

The Future of Food Markets: Modernizing Wholesale and Retail Markets to Meet Customer Expectations by 2030
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The World Union of Wholesale Market (WUWM) prides itself on its tradition of hosting 1 to 2 conferences every year, bringing together food industry leaders and experts from across the globe. This year, the upcoming conference will be orchestrated by esteemed member and board member, Mr. Arturo Salvador Fernandez Medez, representing CONACCA in Mexico.

Mark your calendars for an insightful and engaging experience from October 25th to 28th, 2023, as we gather in the city of Cancun, Mexico.

Official Website : wuwmcancun23.com.mx/

Registration Platform : here

Wednesday 25th October

09:00 AM - 06:00 PM: WUWM Conference’s Participants Register
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM: Lunch of the WUWM ‘board
03:30 PM - 05:30 PM: WUWM board Meeting
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM: WELCOME COCKTAIL

Friday 27th October

07:00 AM - 09:30AM: TECHNICAL VISIT & TOUR CANCUN WHOLESALE MARKET
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM: Coffee Break/Networking
09:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Regional WUWM Group Meeting
11:00 AM – 11 :15 AM: Coffee Break/Networking
11:15 AM - 12:30 AM: 2023 WUWM General Assembly
12:30 AM - 08:00 PM: Free Time / Additional activities
08:00 PM: CLOSING DINNER

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Thursday 26th October

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: OPENING CEREMONY
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM: OPENING Keynote Address
Topic: Outlook of Wholesale Markets and their Customers by 2030: customer relationship,
infrastructures & consumer offerings
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Plenary Session
Topic: Advancing Customer Relationships in Wholesale Markets
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM: Plenary Session
Topic: Infrastructure: Paving the Path for Wholesale Market Modernization
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Lunch
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Round Table A
Topic: Modernization for Consumer Needs: Rethinking Wholesale Market Offerings
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Round Table B
Topic: Future of Markets in Latin America - Challenges and Needs to Serve Customer Expectations
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Presentations: Wholesale Markets and Consumers
Topic: New Expectations, Short Supply Chains, and Innovations for Sustainable, Competitive, and Socially Responsible Wholesale Markets to Serve Buyers.
Presentations: Success Cases & Experiences Sharing for Sustainable, Competitive, and Socially
Responsible Markets.
Call to participate from WUWM members
5 presentations - Followed by a coffee/tea break.
5:30 PM – 5:45 PM: CLOSING SESSION

The essential links

To provide you with comprehensive information, please find below the essential links:

Official Website : wuwmcancun23.com.mx/

Registration Platform : here

Hotel Accommodations:

  • Hotel of the conference : Moon Palace The Grand Cancun  $644.00 to $995.00 /night
  • NH CANCUN AIRPORT $210.00 /night
  • City Express Plus Cancun Airport Riviera by Marriott $100.00 /night

To avoid extra charges or inconveniences, please make your hotel reservations only through the links from the official conference website. Thank you!

Contact Information for Inquiries:

  • anabbonilla@conacca.org
  • adriansm@conacca.org (registration form)
  • proyectos@conacca.org (invitation letter)
  • v.vion@wuwm.org – acting WUWM Secretary General
  • h.denantois@wuwm.org – WUWM Policy Advisor & Executive Assistant

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