Thanks for coming to Future Food Day 2017 in Brisbane

Thanks for coming to Future Food Day 2017. If you missed the event or just want a recap on the sessions and speakers, we'll have videos of the event online soon (we'll notify attendees by email when they're live).

About Future Food Day

Brisbane and South East Queensland have every ingredient needed to shape the future food and beverage market – from quality products to research and technology expertise, a business-friendly environment, entrepreneurial spirit, and an investment community hungry for the next big food innovation.

Bringing together local and international thought-leaders and trailblazers across food, business and investment, Future Food Day serves up a diverse menu of discussions and case studies covering food disruptor success stories, strategic brand development and commercialisation advice, investment trends, and more.
2017's program highlights

• Innovation Celebration: Hear international and national speakers dish up insights and analysis on influential food innovators at home and abroad.
• Investment Flavours: Learn what type of companies are getting a taste-testing from investors within the food supply chain.
• The Buffet: Experience an exquisite degustation of how and where to attract investment and commercialise your brand.
• From Grill to Till: Be in the audience as an assortment of Brisbane’s emergent food innovators pitch their ideas and products to a panel of influential investors and business leaders.

2017 speaker spotlight

Nicki Briggs, Founder and President – NEAR BOIL Brand Communications

As the Founder of Brooklyn-based NEAR BOIL Brand Communications, Nicki Briggs acts as a strategic advisor, board member, consultant, and interim marketing leader for food and technology startups as well as mid and large-scale organisations. Nicki harnesses her unique skill set to provide creative solutions across a robust range of services – including upstream business strategy, product launches, integrated brand marketing campaigns, innovation insights, product development, thought leadership, and corporate communications.

Recognised as one of PRWeek's 40 Under 40 Trailblazers to Watch, Nicki brings together brand communications and marketing leadership with an expertise in food and nutrition. At Future Food Day 2017, Nicki will discuss how disruptive, international brands are positioning their products within the food and beverage sector, and subsequently attracting the attention of investors in overseas markets.