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Conferences

6th Annual Miami Sugar Conference

Date
September 8-10, 2019
City
Miami, Florida, USA
Venue
The Four Seasons Hotel Miami

A regional sugar event designed especially for a North and South American audience

  • Join Event Highlight Item:

    The annual S&P Global Platts Miami Sugar Conference gives you the information you need about the state of the sugar industry in the Americas

    • — Hear updates on regional supply and markets and new directions for the regional sugar industry
    • — Meet with sugar producers, sugar mills, traders, investors, and buyers, all in one place
    • — This year’s agenda features panel discussion and interaction – a more dynamic event inviting you to participate in discussion and questions
    • — A networking app allows you to view the agenda, attendee list, and presentations from your phone or a computer
    • — Special discounts are available this year for groups and for sugar producers/sugar mills.

    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.

    A Great Networking Opportunity

    At the Miami Sugar conference, you can meet with other 200 attendees, coming from over 30 countries across North and South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Attendees include the leading sugar producers, traders, brokers, traders, investors, logistics and technology companies, analysts, and others in the industry.

    This year, we are bringing back the popular Welcoming Reception. On Sunday evening, September 8, join your colleagues and other conference delegates for a networking cocktail reception outside on the Terrace at the Four Seasons Miami. There will be a second reception on the evening of Monday, September 9.

    Hear From These Outstanding Speakers – See Agenda for Details

    • José Orive, Executive Director, International Sugar Organization
    • Ekaterina Tsyplakova, Sugar Analyst, Wilmar International
    • Kiran Wadhwana, Owner, Comdex India Ltd.
    • Patricia Luis-Manso, Head of Sugar Analytics, S&P Global Platts
    • Maria Nunez, Senior Sugar Analyst, S&P Global Platts
    • Andrés Galindo, Head of Raw Sugar Trading, ED&F Man
    • Mike Levitz, Head of Sugar Trading Americas, Glencore Agriculture
    • Ben Fessler, Market Analyst, C. Czarnikow Sugar Inc.
    • Leticia Phillips, Representative, North America, UNICA
    • Juan Carlos Fernandez, President, AICA
    • Edgar Herrera, Executive Director, Costa Rica Sugar Producers Association (LAICA)
    • Gerardo J. Guillén, Executive Director, Honduras Sugar Producer Association
    • Julio Arroyo, General Manager, Sugar Association of El Salvador
    • Frank Jenkins, President, JSG Commodities
    • Jack Roney, Director, Economic and Policy Analysis, American Sugar Alliance
    • Fabio Meneghin, Director, Grains, Sugar and Biofuels, Agriconsult
    • Felipe Ferraz, Director, Brazil, RCMA Sugar
    • Christophe Armero, Director of Exports, Grupo Beta San Miguel
    • Claudio Galimberti, Head of Demand and Refining, S&P Global Platts
    • Beatriz Pupo, Sugar and Biofuels Analytics, S&P Global Platts
    • Eduardo José Filgueriras Garcia, Puma Energy Americas
    • Maria Lopez, General Manager, Avenzza
    • Pablo Sherwell, Regional Manager, North America FAS, Rabobank

    2018 attendee breakdown:

    Job Function

    Sugar - Audience Breakdown Pie Chart

    Companies already registered include:

    ABN AMRO, Agroconsult, AICA, American Sugar Alliance, ANP, Asociacion Azucarera de El Salvador, Asociacion de Productores de Azucar de Honduras, COAGRI, COFCO International, ED&F Man, Grupo Pantaleon, Grupo Santo, Honduras Sugar Producers Association, Ingenio, Intertek (Suisse) SA, JSG Commodities, Puma Energy Americas, Rabobank, Raizen, RCMA Sugar, Sucden Americas Corporation, Sucroalcolera del Chira S.A., Sucroliq SAPI de CV, Sweet New England Company, THE COCA-COLA COMPANY, U.S. Department of Agriculture, UNICA, Wilmar International and many more

    Click here to view a partial attendee list by title, company, and country

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Agenda

Speakers

José Orive, Executive Director, International Sugar Organization

Ekaterina Tsyplakova, Sugar Analyst, Wilmar International

Kiran Wadhwana, Owner, Comdex India Ltd.

Patricia Luis-Manso, Head of Sugar Analytics, S&P Global Platts

Maria Nunez, Senior Sugar Analyst, S&P Global Platts

Andrés Galindo, Head of Raw Sugar Trading, ED&F Man

Mike Levitz, Head of Sugar Trading Americas, Glencore Agriculture

Ben Fessler, Market Analyst, C. Czarnikow Sugar Inc.

Leticia Phillips, Representative, North America, UNICA

Juan Carlos Fernandez, President, AICA

Edgar Herrera, Executive Director, Costa Rica Sugar Producers Association (LAICA)

Gerardo J. Guillén, Executive Director, Honduras Sugar Producer Association

Julio Arroyo, General Manager, Sugar Association of El Salvador

Frank Jenkins, President, JSG Commodities

Jack Roney, Director, Economic and Policy Analysis, American Sugar Alliance

Fabio Meneghin, Director, Grains, Sugar and Biofuels, Agriconsult

Felipe Ferraz, Director, Brazil, RCMA Sugar

Christophe Armero, Director of Exports, Grupo Beta San Miguel

Claudio Galimberti, Head of Demand and Refining, S&P Global Platts

Beatriz Pupo, Sugar and Biofuels Analytics, S&P Global Platts

Eduardo José Filgueiras Garcia, Regional Lubes Manager, Puma Energy Americas

Maria Lopez, General Manager, Avenzza

Pablo Sherwell, Regional Manager, North America FAS, Rabobank

Otavio Lemos de Azeredo, Head of Sugar Trading, Raizen

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Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts 6th Annual Miami Sugar Conference will be held on September 8-10, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, Miami, Florida.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by August 9,
      Save $300
    • Commercial Conference Rate
    • $1,495 / delegate
    • $996.67 / delegate
    • $1,195 / delegate
    • Sugar Grower/Government Conference Discount Rate
    • $595 / delegate
    • $595 / delegate
    • $595 / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. We do not accept cash payments. All onsite registrations will be charged an additional $100. All prices are stated in USD.

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 9, 2019 to save $300 off the Standard Commercial registration rate. This discount is applied automatically, regardless of registration method.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 2 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. This discount rate is 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. This discount rate is 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. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Friday, August 9, 2019 (30 calendar days from the event start date) 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 and Accommodation Information

The S&P Global Platts 6th Annual Miami Sugar Conference will be held on September 8-10, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, Miami, Florida.

Venue

  • The Four Seasons Hotel Miami

    1435 Brickell Avenue

    Miami, Florida 33131 USA

    Main Hotel Phone: +1 305-358-3535

    Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

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 Sunday, September 8 through Tuesday, September 10, 2019 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, August 19, 2019 – or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rate
City View Room, Single or Double Occupancy — $199 per night + tax

Reservations
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 305-358-3535 or via the registration link. Be sure to mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts Miami Sugar Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link and entering in the Corporate/Promo code CI0919SP (case sensitive; code cannot be copy pasted into the field – must be typed).

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link or hotel phone number provided above.

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Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

For the past five years, the S&P Global Platts Miami Sugar Conference has connected senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the Americas sugar 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

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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FAQs and Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

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    1. Online

    2. PhoneToll Free: 800-752-8878

    Outside the US & Canada: +1 212-904-3070

    3. Emailregistration@platts.com


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