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Conference

5th Annual Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference

Date
September 25-26, 2018
City
Miami, Florida
Venue
The Four Seasons Hotel Miami

Register by August 24, 2018 and Save $300

  • The annual S&P Global Platts Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference gives you the information you need about the state of the sugar industry in the Americas. This is a regional sugar event designed especially for a North and South American audience. Meet with sugar and ethanol traders, sugar producers, sugar mills, investors, buyers, and more, all in one place.

    Critical Issues for the Sugar Industry in the Americas

  • Explore the outlook for sugar throughout the Americas, with updates and inside views from Mexico, Brazil, Central America, and more

  • Get a deeper understanding of the international challenges in a global situation of low prices and oversupply

  • Focus in depth on the sugar export challenges from the European Union, India, and other growing centers of production

  • Sugar and ethanol in Brazil, as a low-cost producer balances ethanol demand and rolls out the RenovaBio program

  • China’s E10 initiative and new potential for sugar and ethanol impacting world markets

  • Sugar production and trade in Mexico and the challenges of HFCS

  • Sustainability goals, certification, and new technologies to measure and improve performance


    This Years’ Can’t-Miss Speakers include

  • Claudiu Covrig, Senior Analyst, S&P Global Platts
  • Michael Levitz, Director and Head of Trading, Americas, ED&F Man Sugar
  • Ruud Schers, Analyst, RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness
  • Michael McDougall, SVP Latin America, ED&F Man Capital Markets
  • Beatriz Pupo, Biofuels Analyst, S&P Global Platts
  • Aakash Doshi, Director, Commodities, Citi Investment Research
  • Bruce Pickover, Senior Director, Global Biofuels, S&P Global Platts
  • Humberto Jasso, Executive Director, Mexico National Sugar Chamber
  • Enrique Bojorquez, President, Sucroliq
  • Sumer Johal, CEO, Agralogics
  • Charles du Bois, Global Lubricants Technology Manager, Puma Energy
  • Miguel Hernández, Regional Director, Latin America, Bonsucro
  • Adhir Jha, Managing Director, Indian Sugar Exim Corporation
  • Mario Amador, President, Central American Sugar Association (AICA)
  • And more to be confirmed

    Simultaneous Translation Included - English/Spanish

  • All conference sessions include simultaneous translation, English-Spanish. Presentations and discussion will be available via earphones for all attendees at no extra charge.

    An International Audience

  • This is a great networking opportunity, with over 200 attendees. Past delegates have represented over 30 countries from North and South America, Central America and the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. Attendees include major sugar producers, sugar mill owners, sugar buyers, sugar and ethanol traders, commodity analysts and investors, and others.
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Conference Agenda

Speakers

Hear from the top industry leaders and experts in keynote sessions, panel discussions, and break out sessions. Speaker list to follow

Pricing

S&P Global Platts Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference will be held on September 25-26, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by August 24
      Save $300
    • Standard Commercial Rate
    • $1,495 / delegate
    • $1,121.25 each / delegate
    • $1,195 / delegate
    • Sugar Grower/Government Discount Rate
    • $995 / delegate
    • $995 / delegate
    • $995 / delegate

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively)

Early Bird Discount — Register by Friday, August 24, 2018 to save $300 off your registration fee.

Team Discount (Best Value) — Your organization may send 1 executive FREE for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. Rate not available online.

Sugar Grower/Government Discount — Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. Rate not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card — You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website: Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email: The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order — You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available): Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email: The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue & accommodation information

S&P Global Platts Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference will be held on September 24-25, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Miami

Your conference registration does not include accommodation.

  • The Four Seasons Hotel Miami

    1435 Brickell Avenue

    Miami, Florida 33131

    Main Hotel Number:+1 305-358-3535

    Website: The Four Seasons Hotel Miami


    Contact S&P Global Platts Conferences if you have any physical access or dietary restrictions.

Discounted Accommodation

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of Monday, September 24 through Wednesday, September 26, 2018 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Monday, September 3, 2018 – or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rates

City View Room, King or Double – $219 per night + tax

Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 305-358-3535. Be sure to mention you are attending the Platts Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link, and using the company/promo code CI0918PL. The code field is case sensitive. Do not copy and paste the code, it needs to be typed it in the Corporate/Promo Code field.

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Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past 4 years, the S&P Global Platts Kingsman Miami Sugar Conference has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the Americas Agriculture industry.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation

  • Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market

  • Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list

  • Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions

  • Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players

  • Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

    For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

    Martin Falkenberg
    Business Development Manager
    Tel: +1 857-383-5630
    martin.falkenberg@spglobal.com

    S&P Global Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs and your budget. Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    - Strategic Partner
    - Refreshment Break Host
    - Breakfast Sponsor
    - Lanyards and Name Badges

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    Phone:Toll Free: 800-752-8878 / Outside the US & Canada: +1 212-904-3070

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