Your ISBT Connection | July 15, 2022
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Featured News
Save the Date for BevTech 2023!
ISBT's 70th Annual Meeting

May 1-3, 2023
Caribe Royale
Orlando, Florida
BevTech 2023 - Call for Outstanding Presentations

Are you a leader in the beverage industry? Do you have innovation that can be shared? Is your technology worthy of a presentation at the premier beverage Industry event?
ISBT is now accepting proposals for presentations for the General Sessions and our nine Technical Committees. Each proposal will be evaluated and reviewed by industry subject matter experts for technical merit, industry significance, and innovation. BevTech 2023 will take place May 1-3 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida, USA.
All proposals are due by August 10. To learn more about presentation requirements and where to submit your proposal, please click the button below.
If you have what it takes to present, send your proposal in for consideration for the most prestigious event in the beverage industry!
BevTech Europe 2022 - Call for Papers Deadline Extended, Registration Open, and Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now!

The theme for BevTech Europe 2022 is "Grow With the Flow - Learnings from Sustainability Experiences and Outcomes."
If you are looking for an opportunity to present the latest technology and innovation in beverages, consider presenting at the wildly popular BevTech Europe 2022 conference! The BevTech Europe planning committee would like to invite all current and potential members to share their industry insights at this fantastic annual event. The deadline has been extended until Sunday, July 31, 2022. Click the button below for more details on how to submit your presentation proposal.
Register Now! The 2022 edition of the ISBT European regional meeting will be held in Munich, Germany at drinktec on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

Members may register for free. Non-members may join and attend at the introductory rate of USD$375, which includes full member benefits through the end of 2023. Click the button below to register or learn more about BevTech Europe 2022.
BevTech Europe Thanks Our Sponsors!

ISBT is now offering a new and effective program to gain visibility while supporting the vision of the Society. For more information or to sponsor BevTech Europe, click the button below.
BevTech Canada  2022 - Save the Date and Call for Papers

Save the Date! Join us Tuesday, October 18 for BevTech Canada™ 2022.
BevTech Canada™ 2022 Call for Papers Open Through August 1
Our 2022 conference theme is “Flexible Operations — Meeting Market Demands in a Changing World.” BevTech Canada™ is a great place to present and learn more about the latest beverage industry technology.
If you are looking for an opportunity to present, discuss, and learn about the latest beverage innovations, we invite you to join us at BevTech Canada™ 2022. This year's meeting will be held at the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation in Toronto, Ontario.
In today's fast-paced environment, consumers, convertors, brands, and suppliers are reacting to geopolitical, financial, and pandemic realities. Balancing consumer and industry trends, sustainability, and food contact regulations requires technologies and solutions that enable all aspects of the beverage industry to flex operations. Acknowledging the impact of current events on beverage consumers and trends, this conference will explore water management innovation, PCR content in packaging, micro plastic impacts, supply chain and labor strategies, and food contact regulations relevant to bottlers and brand owners. We are preparing for an interesting and informative meeting and look forward to returning to a live event in October.
We would love to have YOU join us as speaker or guest. Please click the button below for full instructions on submitting your proposal, which is due by Monday, August 1, 2022.
Thank you for your interest in participating,
The BevTech Canada™ Program Committee
Become a BevTech Canada™ Sponsor!
ISBT is now offering a new and effective program to gain visibility while supporting the vision of the Society. For more information or to sponsor BevTech Canada™, click the button below.
Member News
The Beverage Industry Resource Guide contains information from beverage industry supplier members from a promotional standpoint. It is for advertising purposes only and does not reflect the opinions or position of ISBT. 
Job Openings at Berry Global - Berry Global is hiring for multiple Engineering Positions.
Meet Maria Piedad Lopez: A Pioneer, a Proud Parent, and a President - PepsiCo’s very own Maria Piedad Lopez was recently appointed President of the International Society of Beverage Technologists – the first PepsiCo woman to hold the role.
Agr International to Focus on Achieving Maximum Blowmolder Productivity at Drinktec 2022 - Achieving maximum blowmolder productivity while meeting rPet goals to be a focus for Agr International at drinktec 2022.
Robert Frame Joins B&R Compliance as a Process Safety and Risk Management Associate - B&R Compliance Associates, LLC, an EquipNet Company, announces the newest addition to the team with Robert “RJ” Frame taking on the role of Process Safety and Risk Management Associate.
Sure Purity's Gary Robson Receives an Award for The Queen's Awards for Enterprise - Sure Purity MD Gary Robson attended the reception for the winners of The Queen's Awards for Enterprise to be received by HRH The Prince of Wales.
If you have sponsored content (i.e., new products, case studies, white papers, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo or upload to the Beverage Industry Resource Guide by July 27. 
Featured Catalogs
Data Key Communications is proud to introduce its Supplier Catalog Library, a great resource for those in the beverage industry who want to see digital catalogs from ISBT suppliers collected in one spot!

If you're a supplier who would like to have your product catalog hosted online in the Catalog Library with a shareable and embeddable link, receive statistics about readership and clicks throughout the year, and be featured in the ISBT Connection, please contact Zach Raynsford for more information.
Did You Know?
"Did You Know?" is a series of interesting events and changes to the ISBT and the beverage Industry. If you have an ISBT tidbit or "fun fact", send it to  

Did You Know... about the ISBT?
Fun Walk: The first fun walk was in Ft. Myers, FL in 2016.

  • 3-session online seminar running Oct. 4, 11, & 19, 2022
  • A must attend seminar for any technologist involved in new product innovation
  • Learn the total process and explore the roles of different departmental functions.
  • Understand where your function fits into the process and what is needed ensure a successful new product launch.
  • Presenters include Tropicana’s former General Manager of New Ventures.
  • Early Bird Registration only $215 (before August 15)
  • Regularly $230 for ISBT members, $275 for non-members

--- Call for Presenters: Need presenters for Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Legal Processes---
Welcome, New Members!
ISBT is proud to announce we have gained 2 new members since July 1. Please join us in welcoming them to the association! To view the complete list of new members, click the button below. For information about joining ISBT, click Join ISBT below.
Industry News
If you have news (i.e., new hires, personnel promotions, facility changes, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email Steve Guglielmo. The deadline for submission for the next issue of the ISBT Connection is July 27.
LeBron James Adds Lifewtr to PepsiCo Endorsement List - The NBA legend’s new relationship with the premium bottled water brand shows how PepsiCo intends to make broad use of its star endorser.

Keurig Dr. Pepper Partners with Intelligentsia in a bid for Premium Products - As the coffee pod market shows signs of slowing growth, Keurig is turning to more premium products and hip brands like Intelligentsia to attract new customers.

Coca-Cola Loses Bid to Cancel U.S. Trademarks of its Indian Soft Drinks - Coca-Cola Co's sales of Thums Up and Limca sodas in India and other countries did not justify canceling another company's U.S. trademarks for soft drinks with the same name, a federal appeals court said.
Committee Profile
Beverage Ingredient R&D Technology Technical Committee

The mission of the Beverage Ingredient R&D Technology Technical Committee is to promote the understanding of product and ingredient technology issues facing the beverage industry and also to provide a technical forum for new ingredients, new products, and trends observed within the global beverage community.
Beverage Ingredient R&D Technology Technical Committee Chair Emina Goodman, Archer Daniels Midland Company
ISBT Resource Guide
2021-2022 ISBT Resource Guide Online Now

The 2021-2022 Beverage Industry Resource Guide is designed to help facilitate connections and relationships between members. This year's print resource guide has grown considerably over the very first guide, which was published in 2020. We are excited to now feature more than 250 soft drink brands, 60 regional bottling companies, 20 consulting firms, and more than 350 supplier members segmented by business category!

Check out the full online edition of the Resource Guide by clicking the button below.