Our event is dedicated to all people related to the grain market: private individuals, companies specialized in feed production, agricultural producers, oil mill and mill owners, company owners and logistic companies.

Every year, people who work intensively on the Polish and European grain market take part in GdGZ. During the event there are discussions on the latest trends in the cultivation and sale of cereals and oilseeds. It is also a great opportunity for consultations with experts and acquiring new business contacts. .

XIII Gdańsk Grain Exchange will take place on July 13 in Sheraton Hotel in Sopot.

Event agenda


10:00 A.M. - 12:30 A.M.

During the seminar experts from the grain industry will speak and exchange of opinions will be conducte

on what may happen on the cereals and oilseeds market in the coming season.


10.00- 10.10 - Opening of the seminar and foreword- Zbigniew Ohler

10.10-12.30: 2 panels regarding possible scenarios on Global, European and Polish grain, rapeseed and protein meals markets during upcoming 2023/2024 season.

Sergey Feofilov

General Director of UkrAgroConsult

Ph.D. in Economics. Director General and founder of UkrAgroConsult- the first Ukrainian consulting agency specializing in agricultural sector of Ukraine and Black Sea region (since 1994). UkrAgroConsult serves global agribusiness operators from 50+ countries worldwide, delivering quality market information to the leading international agricultural producers, traders, agri holdings and farms, processors, investors, banks etc 

The company provides analytical reports on grain and oilseed markets, in-depth agri market research, investment consulting, business planning, is an organizer of the major international conferences on grains and oilseeds and cooperates with the major global and intergovernmental organizations in agricultural sector. 

Bernhard Dahmen

Head of the Grain and Co-Product Department of CropEnergies AG

Since 2004, Mr. Bernhard Dahmen is Head of the Grain and Co-Product Department of CropEnergies AG, the leading  Ethanol Producer in Europe.  He is responsible for the purchase of about 3m tons of Grain and the sales of about 1,2m tons of Co-Products. 

Mr. Dahmen is also working as Arbiter at several European Organizations and has been member of the Council of the Grain and Feed Trade Association in London. 

Between 2019 and 2021  Mr. Dahmen has been President of the IWGA (International Vital Wheat Gluten Association)/WPA (Wheat Protein Association) 

Mr. Dahmen is also member of the executive board of the DAH (Deutscher Agrarhandel) and the Südwestdeutsche Warenbörse 

Tomasz Wika

European Rapeseed Value Chain Director & Country Lead for Poland

Tomasz Wika joined Bunge in Poland (Kruszwica) in October 2004 as Commodity Trading Department Director. Between 2006-2021 Tomasz held the position of ZT “Kruszwica” S.A. Management Board Member responsible for Agribusiness in Poland. In 2021 he was promoted to become Bunge European Rapeseed Value Chain Director & Country Lead for Poland. 

Before joining Bunge, Tomasz was Industrial Director at Dossche (Belgian animal feed compounder) and Grain Department Director at Dalgety. Tomasz has Master’s degree from the Agricultural University in Poznan (Poland). 

Piotr Grela

Trader and Practician financial markets

Trader and practitioner of financial markets.

Actively trading in futures markets, stock markets, and the Forex market for over 25 years. 

Founder of Tradercom Investments (a company specializing in currency and commodity analysis in global exchanges). 

Co-founder of a company managing Alternative Investment Companies and the Alternative Investment Fund Sigma One (ASI) - both companies registered with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF). 

The first Polish person ever to conduct training at the prestigious Traders' Expo in New York in February 2016 and in London in November 2013 during The World Money Show, alongside renowned figures like John Bollinger and Jim Rogers. 

The first Polish person to conduct training at the prestigious Traders' Expo in London in March 2012. Delivering lectures at the well-known WallStreet conference and Professional Investor workshops organized by the Individual Investors Association, renowned throughout Europe. Guest speaker at theinternationally recognized FxCuffs and Invest Cuffs investor congresses. Author of the book "Futures Markets - Concept and Trading Systems." 

Michał Jaskowski
Country  Manager Louis Dreyfus Polska

Engineer, Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon. 

1985-2023 Louis Dreyfus Company. 

1985-1990 Trader at SEC Paris / LDC Group. 

1990-1995 CEO of Volagel Paris / LDC Group. 

Since 1995, working at LDC Polska.

Sebastian Balcerak
Market Lead for the Central European market at Agreena Aps.

Market Lead for the Central European martket at Agreena Aps, a leading program and marketplace for carbon certificates confirming low-emission practices in the cultivation of crops, oilseeds and other products. He is responsible for developing market liquidity for voluntary emission reductions in the agricultural segments of the supply chain in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
Prior to his current role, Sebastian Balcerak was involved in securing investment funding in the agri-food industry, including leading the Credits & Incentives department at Cargill. He has also worked as a consultant for agricultural market development for government administrations in nearly 20 Eastern European and Middle Eastern countries. He is a member of the Polish Association of Suistainable Agriculture and Food.

Marek Matuszak

Soybean Meal Desk Lead

For the past 10 years, he has been involved in the import distribution of soybean and sunflower meal.
His journey began at Cargill. Initially, he worked at Cargill Starches and Sweeteners in Bielany Wrocławskie, where he supported the sales team. After about a year, he moved to Warsaw, where he focused speciffically on soybean and sunflower meal.


2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

This is the time for new contacts and meetings with industry partners.

Gala Dinner 

7:00 P.M. - 01:00 A.M.

In the form of a rich and varied hot and cold plate buffet and desserts.

We invite you to register!