Fresh Ideas Stage at Interzoo 2024: topics, speakers, sponsors
4/30/2024 Exhibitors Innovation Start-ups Research and Knowledge Trade Fair News Interzoo 2024

Fresh Ideas Stage at Interzoo 2024: topics, speakers, sponsors

Innovations and inspiration from the pet industry will once again have a special platform at the Fresh Ideas Stage in Hall 3: During all four days of the trade fair, you can experience a total of over 30 presentations and pitches from industry innovators. The adjacent bar and lounge area offers the perfect opportunity to network and exchange fresh, forward-looking ideas before and after the presentations.

Innovations at Interzoo 2024: The Fresh Ideas Stage programme Fresh Ideas Stage at Interzoo 2024: Four days of innovative programme with exciting Meet&Greets! Innovations and inspiration from the pet industry, combined with numerous networking opportunities.

More space, more speakers, more innovations: Following its extremely successful premiere at Interzoo 2022, the Fresh Ideas Stage will now offer even more innovations and inspiration from the pet industry a special stage. This time included is an enlarged bar area and networking lounge giving all participants numerous networking opportunities. Surrounded by over 70 innovative companies and start-ups at the community stands ‘International Start-up Area’ and ‘Young Innovators’, the Fresh Ideas Stage is the centre of innovation in hall 3.


Programm-Highlights der Fresh Ideas Stage

A huge variety of topics will turn the stage into an innovation hub that discusses and defines the future of the pet industry. The stage programme starts on the first day of the trade fair at 12:30, with new, exciting talks and presentations every half hour. Wednesday to Friday the programme offers even more presentations, with the programme starting as early as 10 am.

The daily programme of the Fresh Ideas Stage covers innovative product solutions and business models across all product segments of the pet industry. You can find the schedule with specific information to all presentations for every day in the Interzoo App. The app enables you to bookmark stage presentations and other events from the supporting programme in your trade fair planner as well as to network with other trade visitors and exhibitors. Also, the app’s interactive hall plan helps to easily navigate around the exhibition grounds.

On Wednesday, 8 May, a Petfluencer Meet&Greet in the bar and lounge area of the Fresh Ideas Stage will give you the chance to meet some of the biggest influencers in the German-speaking markets of Central Europe and exchange ideas about influencer marketing. The event starts with an introductory presentation from André Karkalis at 5 pm.


Fresh Ideas Contest on Friday, 10 May

A special highlight is the Fresh Ideas Contest on Friday, 10 May 2024, 11:30 – 13 am. Seven founders will present their innovative product ideas and services to a panel of experts and compete for an award. The expert jury consists of Antje Schreiber (German Pet Trade & Industry Association, Katharina Engling (Chairwoman of the Interzoo Advisory Committee) and Lars Hansen (Trixie Heimtierbedarf GmbH).

This great variety of topics is supported by the sponsorship of innovation-focused companies: Trixie Heimtierbedarf GmbH is the main sponsor in the year of the company's 50th anniversary; ADM, Affinity Petcare S.A., Reading Bakery Systems and The Sustainable People are contributing as Hot Topic sponsors.  

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Konstantin Rohé

Konstantin Rohé

Communications Officer Interzoo – WZF GmbH

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