UCB Conference: Lactalis Movie Mania Gala Dinner and Awards

On the final night of the 2023 UCB ‘Without Limits’ Conference, retailers and suppliers donned their finest movie-inspired costumes and headed to the surprise location of Movie World for a night of celebration and fun.

The event, which was sponsored by Lactalis, was the perfect end to a week of business sessions, education, and trade shows, and gave delegates the opportunity to let their hair down and celebrate the year’s major supplier award winners.

Guests enjoyed a wonderful three course meal along with movie-inspired performances, with the celebrations then heading back to the Royal Pines Hydrate Bar for the Frucor After Party.

The major award winner on the night was Coca-Cola Europacific Partners winning Trade Partner of the Year, as well as Trade Stand of the Year, and the award for Carbonated Beverages and Sports Drinks.

Supplier Award Winners:

Carbonated Beverages and Sports Drinks: Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Energy Drinks: Frucor Suntory

Functional Drinks and Water: Asahi Lifestyle Beverages

Confectionery: Mondelēz International

Snacking: The Smith’s Snackfood Company

Food Manufacturer: Ingham’s

Flavoured Milk: Bega Dairy and Drinks

General Merchandise: Pacific Optics

Cigarettes: Phillip Morris International

Communications: Telstra Sim Connect

Wholesaler/Distributor: The Distributors

New Product of the Year: Nestlé Kit Kat Chunky Milo

Trade Stand of the Year: Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Trade Rep of the Year: Chantel Jankowski, Frucor Suntory

Trade Partner of the Year: Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Images supplied by Camber Studios.

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