Alternative Proteins | Bridge2Food North America 2024

Bridge2Food North America 2024 | October 8-10 | Minneapolis, MN

Join us at Bridge2Food North America to position yourself amongst the top plant-based foods and proteins industry thought leaders and disruptors in North America and the world. This event will provide invaluable networking opportunities while experts from CPG, ingredient development, processing, industry organizations, and universities all share their latest findings and insights.

Bridge2Food North America will focus on current trends, the growth of the market, investments, and collaboration opportunities. Themes of affordability, accessibility, healthy diets & nutrition, and sustainability will be central as they are focal points of the Sustainable Development Goals.

This year, we are partnering with the MBOLD coalition to bring you our 2024 Bridge2Food North Americas event in Minneapolis. MBOLD is working to accelerate solutions that address pressing challenges in food and agriculture, particularly climate change and the growing demand for food. Together with leading companies and research institutions, MBOLD is building a hub for innovation in protein sustainability rooted in the American heartland.


How do we make sustainable food more affordable?

Strengthening Plant-based Growth by Building Relationships

We bridge all perspectives of food professionals by providing forums to build purposeful partnerships. We are generating new business opportunities and ultimately unlocking the potential that can achieve real impact for the future of food and our globe. Join us for two days to learn the latest innovations and research, find solutions and strategies, grow your network, and discover where the plant-based sector is growing next. 


Why Attend

Enhance Knowledge with our Focused Two-day Industry Summit

The demand for plant-based foods is increasing fast. There are many opportunities for retailers, formulators, and brands to develop better and more inspiring foods for consumers. This Summit is a key opportunity to hear the unique perspectives of thought leaders and start discussions to make long-lasting partnerships.

  • Setting that encourages introductions, meetings, and conversation
  • More than 50 top industry speakers
  • Focused group of top executives across the value chain
  • Highly engaged panel discussions: both consumer and technical oriented
  • Pre-set 1-to-1 networking meetings throughout the event
  • More than 20 companies and start-ups on display

A fantastic opportunity to work with fellow leaders on future global strategies!


Check out below what we have covered in 2023

Program

Welcome Day

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Great 1-to-1 Business Meetings

The 1-to-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

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Welcome Reception - Sponsored by TiNDLE

An informal meet & greet with your fellow delegates, friends, and colleagues. A great way to catch up and have fun. 

Plus, try TiNDLE's ridiculously good chicken - made from plants!

Day 1

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1-to-1 Business meetings

The 1-to-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

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Plenary – Welcome & Keynote Presentations

The Plenary part of the program will focus on Accelerating Value Chain Connectivity:

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Lunch and Networking Break - Sponsored by MorningStar Farms and Kellogg's

Lunch time! There will be a range of plant-based food tastings waiting for you to tickle your taste buds and you'll have the chance to network with other delegates whilst connecting over food! If you please, you may also be matched 1-on-1 for some speed meetings. Enough options to choose from – enjoy and see you in the next round!

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Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges
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Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break

Networking time! Time to network with other delegates whilst connecting over a coffee and a snack!

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Track II Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations
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Roundtable Discussions

Exclusive Roundtable Discussions led by Gold & Silver Partners. Register your interest to be considered for an invitation!

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Summit Networking Dinner

A highlight event of the Summit! Each year partners and delegates have the opportunity to attend the Summit Dinner. This presents an opportunity to mingle and network, enjoy a meal, and relax!

Day 2

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Great 1-on-1 Business Meetings

The 1-on-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

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Track I: Consumer & Industry Challenges
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Morning Coffee and Networking Break

Networking time! Time to network with other delegates whilst connecting over a coffee and a snack!

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Track II: Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations
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Plenary – Track Outcomes & Finalizing Keynote
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Lunch and Networking Break

Lunch time! There will be a range of (plant-based food) tastings waiting for you to tickle your taste buds and you'll have the chance to network with other delegates whilst connecting over food!

-
1-to-1 Business meetings

The 1-on-1 Business Meetings will allow delegates to have short meetings of 10 minutes with potential business, technology, and research partners during pre-scheduled meetings.

-
Roundtable discussions

Exclusive Roundtable Discussions led by Gold & Silver Partners. Register your interest to be considered for an invitation! 

Meet Our Speakers