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26th WCF Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair: Copenhagen
March 7, 2014
October 15 – 16, 2014
Dansk Industri/ House of Industry
H.C. Andersens Boulevard 18, 1553 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Meeting Theme: “Connecting Sustainability, Standards and Certification”
The Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair is a 2-day event hosted by the World Cocoa Foundation to share latest developments toward ensuring greater sustainability in the cocoa sector and improving farmer livelihoods. Join WCF in Copenhagen for the 26th WCF Partnership Meeting, which will be the first time the meeting is held in Denmark. The meeting will take place at the Confederation of Danish Industry in Copenhagen center.
More than 300 attendees representing the chocolate and cocoa industry, global retailers, cocoa producing country governments, non-profit organizations, academia, research institutes and more from around the globe are expected to attend. Read the press release about the meeting here.
Registration is open! Register here. Online registration is available until Wednesday, October 1 at 11:59pm EDT. Registration fees will include a late charge after this point.
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Thank You To Our Sponsors:
The Partnership Meeting agenda is available! It is shaped by the theme: “Connecting Sustainability, Standards and Certification”. The focus will be on how these three areas shape the future of cocoa with speakers representing different areas of the cocoa value chain. CocoaAction will also be a featured topic during the meeting. Review the full agenda here (subject to change).
Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair and Sponsorship
Running concurrently with the Meeting is WCF’s Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair, which will feature information and displays about sustainability efforts being undertaken in the cocoa sector. Showcase your company or organization’s sustainability projects and practices to more than 300 cocoa industry professionals. Please note: all meeting attendees, including those staffing Trade Fair tables, must have registration credentials for the meeting.
Meeting Venue & Location
The meeting venue, Dansk Industri’s “New House of Industry” is located in Copenhagen center, across from the City Hall and overlooking the world famous Tivoli Gardens. The building was designed as a green building with a focus on sustainability making it the perfect venue to discuss cocoa sustainability. Learn more about the venue here, and see a map below.
Two hotels are available within walking distance from the meeting venue at a discounted rate. Select the “World Cocoa Foundation” option in the below links to secure the rate. Rates are available October 13 – 17, 2014. UPDATE: The WCF room block has been reached at both hotels, but rooms are still available at the regular rate.
- Square Hotel: Room rate: $191.14/1050 DKK per night, incl. breakfast, free internet access, and 25% VAT. ~3 minute walk from venue.
- Imperial Hotel: Room rate: $198.42/1090 DKK per night, incl. breakfast, free internet access, and 25% VAT. ~6 minute walk from venue.
The meeting falls on a Danish school holiday so hotel rooms in Copenhagen may book up quickly.
All participants are required to possess a valid passport or applicable travel document with valid visas to enter Denmark. WCF can provide an invitation letter for your visa application, if necessary. We require those needing invitation letters to request them before September 10 via email. To determine if you require a visa for travel to Denmark, learn more here.View the list of Danish embassies/consulates around the world.
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