Networking

Join 1200 participants from across the cocoa value chain

The conference brings 1200+ representatives together from across the cocoa value chain including representatives from Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Peru, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Switzerland, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Venezuela and many more… 

Who attends?

  • Government agencies
  • Chocolate manufacturers
  • Trading companies
  • Cocoa processors
  • Logistics providers 
  • Financial institutes  
  • Insurance providers
  • Processing technology suppliers
  • Agricultural inputs 


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Companies that attended in 2018 include:

Olam Cocoa, Afreximbank, Syngenta, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, Buhler, MARS, Touton, Mondel─ôz, CME Group, Sucden Financial, Barry Callebaut, Arysta, Filhet-Allard, Aalst Chocolate, BASF, ABN AMRO Bank, Food Industrial Packaging, PhosAgro, Absortech, Responsibility Investments, AFC International, Suncue, Swisscontact, World Cocoa Foundation, Vollers Holland, Valrhona,  African Cocoa & Coffee Farmers' Marketing Organization (ACCFMO), Gloster, Volcap Trading, Agrochem, Andean Cacao, Veco Mesoamerica, Lutheran World Relief, Welthungerhilfe, Conacado Agroindustrial, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), ANECACAO,WCS Bolivia, AO Madagascar, APROCASUR, ARA Trading, Asociacion Silvo - Agropecuaria, Atlantic Cocoa Company - ECOM, Xprosourcing, Bancoex, Almonte, UTZ Certified, Valent Chocolat, Cocoa research Institute of Ghana (CRIG), International Cocoa Initiative, Clariant, Vredeseilanden VZW, Wageningen, Agroarriba, Catholic Relief Services, World Cocoa Farmers' Organization, Afco Farms, Yara and many more...

Networking opportunities:

  • Interactive roundtable discussions and forums  
  • Welcome drinks reception and gala dinner  
  • Networking breaks  
  • Pre-book meetings in advance via the conference app  

Gala Dinner
At the social highlight of the conference, enjoy dinner and an evening filled with entertainment. Establish important relationships or catch up with your contacts. Please note this is separately bookable.  

The dress code for the Gala dinner will be: Formal wear

2018 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor
Gala Dinner Sponsor
Delegate Bag Sponsor
Cocoa Break Sponsor
Lanyard Sponsor
Associate Sponsor
Keycard Sponsor
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