Streamline New Product Development

Event Date: 12 Mar 2020
  • 12 March 2020 – Tauranga – at Basestation, to register click here
  • 19 March 2020 – Nelson – at Mahitahi Colab, to register click here
  • 9 April 2020 – Auckland – at The Foodbowl, to register click here
  • 31 July 2020 – Christchurch – at ChristchurchNZ, to register click here

This workshop is aimed at small to medium Food & Beverage Product manufacturers who wish to streamline their product development, to bring well designed products to market quickly and more profitably.

Participants can be start-up companies new to the disciplines of product development tools and processes, or established companies with experienced Product Development teams wanting to work smarter and more successfully.

The topics to be covered include:

• NPD Basics – common challenges and traps

• Linking NPD to business goals and strategy

• Establishing a clear project brief, teams

• Design considerations & designing better-for-the-planet products

• Practical problem solving

• Latest thinking on NPD

NPD expert Saskia van der Geest uses her vast experience to present practical tools and tips for faster, better, more profitable innovation. Saskia’s presentation is packed with real life anecdotes and solutions to common challenges.

During the course participants will apply the learnings to their own real time examples, using the tools to progress actual tasks. The course also gives attendees the opportunity to network and share their experiences with other food & beverage operators in the region.

Please come prepared to work through your own product development challenges.

Early Bird tickets $350+GST and EventBrite fee
Standard tickets $400+GST and EventBrite fee

Partial funding for you to attend the Auckland course may be available from NZTE's Capability Voucher programme. To check if your business meets the eligibility criteria, see the website link below.

 More info here - Scroll down to ‘Capability Voucher’

 If you are eligible and secure your voucher, then please contact us for a special discount code.