Gold Sponsors

  • Bericap

Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact us.

Tuesday 25 June

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    Myriad Crystal Center

    Welcome drinks reception

Wednesday 26 June

  • Myriad Crystal Center


  • Trends and trade – opportunities and outlook

  • Infant nutrition – formula for the future

  • Keynote address: Balancing dairy with dairy alternatives

  • Questions and discussion

  • Refreshment break


  • Consolidation yields dividends

  • Keynote address: Belt and Road – benefits of partnership

  • Developing a growth engine for Asia

  • Keynote address: dairy essential to good nutrition

  • Questions and discussion


  • Supply chain transparency through blockchain

  • Providence from provenance

  • Key performance indicators for best practice

  • Questions and discussion

  • Lunch


  • Adding value with Fairlife

  • A2 milk’s A2tonishing story

  • Giving ice cream a new halo

  • Questions and discussion

  • Refreshment break


  • Keynote address: Chobani, stretching the possibilities for yogurt

  • Ambrosial, a new billion dollar brand

  • Ingredients for future success

  • Questions and discussion


  • The world’s best marketing campaigns

  • Close

  • Leónidas


  • Cocktail reception

  • Gala Industry Dinner

  • World Dairy Innovation Awards

  • Close

Thursday 27 June

  • Myriad Crystal Center


  • Protein: the new frontier

  • Snacking: just the beginning

  • No limit to dairy potential

  • Questions and discussion

  • Refreshment break


  • Consumer and retail change

  • Funding and mentoring entrepreneur expansion

  • Questions and discussion

  • Refreshment break


  • Microwavable cheese shots

  • Vegan cheese making people happy

  • Taking layered yogurt to new levels

  • Kefir for healthy people

  • Panel feedback

  • Close

Zenith Global’s annual Global Dairy Congress is designed for industry leaders, suppliers, customers and advisers, with a focus on the latest market trends and thinking on a worldwide scale from leading international and regional brands, allowing extensive time for informal networking and discussion.

This year’s theme of “Dairy Vitality” binds together every aspect of the industry’s future, with conference sessions ranging from global market and industry change through brand success stories and innovation to the challenges of marketing and sustainability. Our 13th Congress offers an effective forum for discussing the way forward and setting priorities to ensure continued market growth and success.

Delegates will hear from both leading international and regional manufacturers on broader market and strategic developments, as well as from smaller industry players and entrepreneurs showcasing a variety of exciting new products and concepts.

Highlights include

  • Conference sessions covering key issues of growth, innovation, health and environment
  • Dedicated networking time with leading industry figures
  • Gala Industry Dinner with presentation of World Dairy Innovation Awards 

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Europe, with a growing financial sector and two UNESCO world heritage sites in the city.

The Congress will be held at the MYRIAD by SANA Hotels, which overlooks the Tagus river and enjoys panoramic views of Lisbon. Its facilities include a luxury spa and gymnasium. The hotel is just 4km from the airport and can be reached easily by bus or taxi.

An allocation of rooms is available at negotiated rates for delegates attending the Congress. To book your accommodation, please use the following link.

Room rates (per night) as follows:

  • Single occupancy Deluxe €220
  • Double occupancy Deluxe €250

Above rates include buffet breakfast, taxes and services.

Rooms and rates are subject to availability. Once our allocation has been used up or is released as contracted, rooms rates may fluctuate according to availability.

Check in is from 3pm

Check out is by 12pm

Non arrivals will be charged full rate.

If you would like to extend your stay, please contact who can amend your booking accordingly.

MYRIAD by SANA Hotels, Cais das Naus, Lote 2.21.01, Parque das Nações, Lisboa 1990-173 

+351 211 107 600 +351 211 107 601

We have a range of packages and exhibitor display opportunities available which will help offer a unique and effective opportunity to showcase your products and services to a highly captive audience.  We are happy to tailor a bespoke package to suit your needs and budget.

Packages can include:

  • Table top display in the refreshment/networking area providing a high level of branding
  • The opportunity to take full advantage of excellent networking opportunities
  • Exclusivity in your sector (platinum level sponsorship only)
  • Presentation opportunity within the event programme
  • Promotion of your company through branding on all marketing materials including Zenith Global's marketing emails, website and Twitter account
  • Company branding on the stage backdrop during the event
  • The opportunity to distribute marketing material/products at delegate places
  • A chance to build your company profile further through inclusion in Zenith Global press releases, social media activity and in the download material post event
  •  Additional delegates places at discounted rates
  • The opportunity to host a breakfast meeting, drinks reception, delegate workshop
  • Sponsored tweets from Zenith Global's company account
  • The opportunity for a live Q&A with the audience during the sponsor presentation through an interactive poll

Interested in sponsoring?

For more information, please contact

Maxine Harle at or call t +44 (0)1225 327941

To book your place, please click here.  Prices below are per delegate.

Congress package includes conference sessions and documentation, reception and awards dinner. Excludes accommodation.

  Payment by 5 April Inc VAT Payment by 17 May Inc VAT Payment from 18 May Inc VAT
Super saver Early bird Standard
Full event  
One delegate rate € 1,150.00 € 1,414.50 € 1,350.00 € 1,660.50 € 1,490.00 € 1,832.70
Concession*     € 460.00 € 565.80 € 480.00 € 590.40
Separate elements  
25 Jun Reception     € 100.00 € 123.00 € 150.00 € 184.50
26 Jun Conference     € 800.00 € 984.00 € 900.00 € 1,107.00
26 Jun Awards Dinner     € 150.00 € 184.50 € 200.00 € 246.00
27 Jun Conference     € 600.00 € 738.00 € 700.00 € 861.00

Substitutions will be accepted at any time. Cancellations will be subject to a €150 plus VAT administration charge and cannot be made after 17 May. Bookings are subject to Zenith Events terms and conditions, see All delegates must pay Portuguese VAT at prevailing rate, currently 23%. Rate may be subject to change. VAT reclaim information is available on request.

*A concessionary rate of €460 + VAT is offered to start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs. To be eligible, companies must be within two years of formation and with annual sales below € 500,000. For more information and to book at this rate, please contact 

Fiona Herrington   t  +44 (0)1225 327903 

Christine Robinson     t    +44 (0)1225 327900

Visas may be required from some countries. Zenith will be happy to help with visa support documentation where possible.

The World Dairy Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation across every category of the global dairy industry.

The longest and most established awards scheme in the industry, these awards are a fantastic way for you to enhance the promotion of your brand. By entering the World Dairy Innovation Awards, you can ensure your brand and products are recognised on a global scale by the leaders in the industry.

This year's categories include:

  • Best brand extension or reformulation
  • Best marketing campaign or initiative
  • Best dairy ingredient
  • Best dairy protein product
  • Best butter/dairy spread
  • Best cheese
  • Best children’s dairy product
  • Best infant nutrition
  • Best dairy dessert
  • Best dairy drink
  • Best dairy snack
  • Best allergy-friendly dairy product
  • Best functional dairy
  • Best ice cream/frozen yogurt
  • Best yogurt
  • Best manufacturing/processing innovation
  • Best machinery/equipment innovation
  • Best new brand or business
  • Best packaging design
  • Best sustainability/CSR initiative
  • Best dairy substitute

The winners will be announced at the gala dinner awards ceremony at the Global Dairy Congress.

Entries open on 1st March 2019. To register your interest now, please email or call +44 (0)1225 327867

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