Estrella Damm Old Brewery will be the setting for the logistics program of the second edition of BNEW
27 de September de 2021
- The Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona has signed an agreement with Damm whereby the Estrella Damm Old Brewery will host the BNEW Logistics’ activities which will address the main challenges of the sector such as the balance between new consumption guidelines and sustainability.
- BNEW maintains its hybrid and 100% B2B format with the aim of positioning Barcelona as a key player for the development of 4.0 Industry and the new post-Covid economy model.
Barcelona, 14 September 2021. – The Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona (CZFB) and Damm have signed a collaboration agreement for the emblematic building of the to host the entire logistics program of the next edition of the Barcelona New Economy Week (BNEW). In this way, Damm becomes a BVenue Partner of the B2B event that will take place in Barcelona from October 5 to 8 and which, thanks to its hybrid model, aims to surpass the number of 11,000 participants from all over the world that followed the first edition. In this sense, BNEW contributes to positioning Barcelona as a key player in the economic recovery and in the development of 4.0 Industry in the post-Covid scenario.
From October 5 to 8, the Estrella Damm Old Brewery will host debates around key topics such as the last-mile logistics challenges, the balance between new consumption patterns and sustainability or the problems derived from the saturation of large infrastructures ports.
The signing ceremony took place in the Estrella Damm Old Brewery and were present Pere Navarro, Special Delegate of the State at the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona and president of BNEW; and Jorge Villavecchia, managing director of Damm; accompanied by Blanca Sorigué, CEO of the CZFB; and Fede Segarra, Damm communication director.
Pere Navarro stated that “Damm is a great reference point for Barcelona’s culture and we are proud to be able to sum the emblematic Estrella Damm Old Brewery into BNEW and, in addition, having it as BNEW Logistics headquarters. Logistics is a sector that the brand itself knows well and that for the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona has a determining role in the development of the new economy”.
For his part, Jorge Villavecchia pointed out that “we are very happy that BNEW Logistics will be held this year in the Old Brewery, not only because of our link with the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona, but also because logistics is key in our company and it is a sector that is currently undergoing a very noticeable transformation. From Damm, we wish this edition of BNEW to be a success again and we are convinced that the Old Brewery will be the ideal environment to envision new solutions to the challenges that the new economy currently poses”.
The second BNEW edition will have 800 speakers
The Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona has reinforced its commitment to turn BNEW into an economic event of reference at a global level and has doubled its themes with respect to 2020. Thus, to the five 2020 verticals (Logistics, Digital Industry, Ecommerce, Economic Zones and Real Estate) it has added this year others with a more transversal approach, always under the umbrella of the new economy: Mobility, Sustainability, Talent, Science and City. Along the same lines, the organization has increased from the 389 speakers of the previous edition to the 800 of BNEW 2021.
Registration for the event is now open, completely free of cost. The CZFB wants to show this way its commitment to companies and its interest in working on economic reactivation, trusting in being able to reach all types of companies to help the global business fabric to face the challenges posed by the new economy.
Registration link: https://www.bnewbarcelona.com/registration.html
Click here to see a picture of the signing of the agreement. (From left to right, Fede Segarra, director of Communication at Damm, Jorge Villavecchia, managing director at Damm, Pere Navarro, special delegate of the State at the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona and president of BNEW and Blanca Sorigué, managing director of CZFB).