Annual Conference
November 9, 2023

Join in this premier learning opportunity and connect with industry peers. 

A diverse roster of expert presenters will share insights on …
• Latest market data, trends and analysis
• Sustainability, growth and innovation
• More emerging science on potential health benefits of coffee
• Regulatory issues that impact your business 
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CAC’s 2021 virtual conference will take place over two afternoons, November 16 & 17, 2021.


November 9
Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Presentations
 November 9, 2023
Coffee Cocktails & Networking
**All event times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

2022 Speakers & Panelists

Ted Nolan
Former NHL player, coach and philanthropist
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University
Conference Presenter
Tony Chapman
Conference Host & Media Personality
Richard Southern
CityNews TO
Conference Moderator
Vanessa Toperczer
Sr. Vice President, IMI International
Seize the Data Panel
Jenny Mabley
VP Consumer Panel Services, NielsenIQ
Seize the Data Panel
Cheryl Hung
VP Research, Dig Insights
Seize the Data Panel
Vince Sgabellone
Director, Client Development, The NPD Group
Seize the Data Panel
Tebbie Chuchla
VP Marketing, KDP Canada
Marketing & Technology Panel
Chloe  Efthyvoulos
Industry Lead - Food & Beverage, TikTok Canada
Marketing & Technology Panel
Andres Zamorano
Beverage Innovation Manager, Monin
Coffee Cocktail Demonstration
Nicole Murray
Director, Marketing, Beverages and ID&E Lead
The J.M. Smucker Co 
Marketing & Technology Panel
Kate Burnett
President, Bridgehead
CEO Panel
Fred Schaeffer
President & CEO, Mother Parkers Tea Coffee                    CEO Panel
Christine Cruz-Clarke
CEO, Balzac's Coffee Roasters CEO Panel
Robert Carter
President, Coffee Association of Canada
Conference Host
Michelle Saunders
Vice-President, Sustainability, Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP)
Sustainablity Panel
Jeremy Dufour, 
Sustainability Projects General Manager, Coffee Division, Olam
Sustainability Panel
Victor Cordero
General Manager, Ecolsierra Coop
Sustainability Panel
Katie Ryan
Director of Coffee Procurement, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee
Green Coffee Panel
Marty Sigal
Owner, MRT Food Specialists
Green Coffee Panel
Alvin Suissa
Vice-President, Ken Gabbay Coffee Ltd.
Green Coffee Panel
Doug Eland
Founder, Eland Logistics Inc.
Green Coffee Panel
Benjamin Tal
Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC
Financial Forum
Dimitri Mazur
Senior Manager, Restaurants, CWB Franchise Finance
Financial Forum

Join us for our Annual Conference!

On now for a limited time:
Save 15% when you checkout with the code EARLYBIRD2023.
Refund/Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing by October 26. A $50 administration fee will be deducted. No refunds after October 26, 2023 – intra-company replacements are accepted.

Speakers & Panelists

Stay tuned for updates on our agenda and key note speaker announcements!

2022 Annual Conference Sponsors

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Signature Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Speaker Sponsors

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