Community meeting PlantFWD

The protein community is proud founding partner of PlantFWD, a brand-new conference on the protein transition that brings together international start-ups, brands and investors to build a ‘plant forward’ future. National and international speakers on strategy, branding, sales and consumer behaviour for plant-based brands will be presentTickets for TPC-partners are on sale now for a special, discounted price. 

Visiting PlantFWD: discover the mind of the consumer 

At PlantFWD you will find inspiring stories and experts focusing on customer behaviour, needs and demands. Not only products, but also retail channels and customer experience. The supermarket of the future gives you a sneak preview of what that looks like in practice. From the protein community, we contribute to the increasing demand for local protein products.

More information on the PlantFWD program can be found below.

Community meeting & break out

During this international event, the TPC-community meeting will take place, combined with drinks and networking afterwards. TPC is organising a break-out session: ‘Smart Scaling with Local Proteins’. We will dive into the power of local protein brands that have found the sweet spot of the consumer. TPC partners have the opportunity to take the stage during this session. More information will follow.   

Anyone can attend PlantFWD. Discounted tickets are available exclusively to TPC partners. All TPC partners have received an email invitation with a registration link. Are you interested in becoming a partner of The Protein Community? Please contact Leo Koning.

Programme PlantFWD

Speakers Line up:  

  • Ikenna Azuike 
    Journalist, filmmaker, writer and  moderator for Plant FWD. 
  • Koert van MensvoortArtist
    Director Next Nature Network 
    The Next Nature of Plant Forward Foods
  • Ray Klaassens 
    Former Special Forces & instructor on the tv-show ‘Kamp van Koningsbrugge’ 
    Lessons for Building Strong Collaborations from an ex-Special Forces commando
  • Shaunagh Duncan and Martin Ringqvist  
    Head of Sustainability Oatly  & Executive Creative Director EMEA at Oatly 
    How Oatly is Balancing Growth & Activism
  • Isabel Boerdam  
    Founder Green Food Lab and National Week without Meat & Dairy 
    Lessons Learned from the National Week without Meat & Dairy
  • Eva van den Broek
    founder Behavioural Insights Foundation
    Designing Successful Campaigns with Behavioural Insights 


Participate in several break-out sessions, and of course join us at the tpc break out. Meet the founders of promising start- and scale-ups. Network with policy makers, investors and corporations   
Plant FWD 2023 is supported by The Protein Community, the Municipality of Amsterdam, The Province Noord-Holland, Impact Hub, Oatly, Marley Spoon, Jamael Food Group and many more 

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