A ONE-DAY CONFERENCE FOR MILLERS OF RICE, PASTA AND FLOUR

Join us in Cologne, Germany on June 13th, 2019 for a full day of informative and innovative presentations from the milling industry"s best and brightest!

Learn about the latest in milling innovations and get your chance to vote on the best product on the market! Hear all 10 10-15-minute pioneering milling presentations on our one-day conference! At the GRAPAS Conference 2019, held at Victam International 2019 in Cologne, Germany, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to a key industry presentation in the morning, followed by a selection of award nomination innovations in the afternoon.

Aimed at CEOs, directors and mill managers, to plant managers, transportation managers and nutritionists, our one-day conference achieves great synergy between milling sectors as the world wakes up to the challenge of feeding 9.5 billion people by 2050.

"Registration for the GRAPAS Conference will open in early January 2019"

 


The GRAPAS Innovations Awards


Applications deadline: 31st March, 2019

Milling and Grain magazine, the oldest milling magazine still in print – and first published in 1891 – is once again holding the GRAPAS Innovations Awards at Victam International 2019 from June 12-14th, 2019 in Köln, Germany.

The award will be made to the most innovative and economically beneficial equipment, process or service in the milling of grains and cereals for food production at GRAPAS Germany 2019.

All GRAPAS Innovations Award recipients will be published in an edition of Milling and Grain magazine along with a review of the event itself. This issue will not only reach MAG print readers, but will be promoted widely through the magazine's social media to ensure maximum awareness of the Award winner within the milling industry globally.

Nominations are being called for from all sectors of food milling and from non-exhibiting and exhibiting companies alike. Those shortlisted for the award will have the opportunity to display their product in a special award"s area at the entrance to the Victam International exhibition hall for all visitors to view. Visitors will have an opportunity to vote for the most appealing nomination.


Judging

A panel of independent, international industry experts will judge the entries. Their selection will account for 60 percent of the final vote. Delegates attending the one-day GRAPAS Conference on June 13, 2019 and visitors attending the Victam International Exhibition from June 12-14, 2019 will be able to vote on the award and their combined vote will account for 40 percent of the final vote. The Award will be announced during Victam International 2019.


How to enter

To participate a nomination must be an innovation, process or service and comply with the following:

  1. Have been introduced to the market after January 2017
  2. Be new
  3. Make a contribution to efficiency and/or safety
  4. Demonstrate significant practical value
  5. Applications can be made by both exhibitors and non-exhibitors


To submit your entry please contact Rebecca Sherratt (rebeccas@perendale.co.uk) and request an application form. The form must be submitted by March 31st, 2019.

As the shortlist of nominations will be displayed at Victam International 2019 for final voting, please be prepared to supply a small display (details of size and dimensions to be forwarded following application submission) to be set up in the Awards Area at Victam.


For further information please contact:

Milling and Grain magazine

Attention: Miss Rebecca Sherratt

7 St George's Terrace

St James' Square

Cheltenham

Gloucestershire GL50 3PT

United Kingdom

Email: rebeccas@perendale.co.uk

Tel: +44 1242 267700


The Award

The winner will receive a certificate plus a GRAPAS trophy.

Runner"s Up will receive a Certificate of Achievement.