During a day of insight, inspiration and networking, speakers will address the current marketing trends, challenges and opportunities in the eating out market, while sharing their approach and experience on how to innovate and grow in a challenging climate.
11:00 – Introduction
Jill Livesey, MD, HIM & MCA
11:10 – Value vs Values
Blonnie Walsh, Senior Insights Manager, MCA Insight & HIM
Blonnie looks at some of the key trends forecasted for the UK foodservice market (Health, Environmental, Plant Based etc) that operators and manufacturers can tap in to. However, she delves deeper into the importance of price and the point at which consumers choose price over values.
11:30 – TBC
11:50 – TBC
12:10 – Running The World’s Most Ethical Pub
Randy Rampasad, Owner, The Green Vic
Hear Randy share the story of The Green Vic, a three-month pop-up pub in London’s Shoreditch area, that has the aim of being the world’s most ethical pub. How did the idea come to fruition? What challenges did he face?
12:30 – Speakers Q&A Panel
Throughout the morning you will be able to submit questions to our speakers through Sli.do. Just before lunch, our morning presenters will join together for a panel to answer further questions from a host and the audience.
13:00 – Lunch
13:45 – Mapping the Market Trends With Industry Leaders
Concepts to watch panel – Kebab Queen, K10, Coq Fighter
- Reuben Todd, Managing Director, K10
- Deacon Rose, Co-Founder/Director, Coqfighter
- Stephen Tozer, Founder, Le Bab
There are some fantastic operators in the UK that are making their mark in the eating out space. Here we showcase three of those operators and discuss the challenges they have faced and their recipes for success in a crowded marketplace.
14:15 – TBC
14:35 – Driving sales through B2B eCommerce
Lotte Tregear, Head of eCommerce, Red Bull / Josh Clifton, Commercial Innovation Manager, MCA Insight & HIM
Josh and Lotte unpick the growth of B2B online in the wholesale space, highlighting the key opportunities and successes that Red Bull have seen within grocery retail and the opportunities available to mirror this and grow sales in the foodservice space.
14:55 – Food Spark Interview
Tom Lee, Editor, Food Spark
15:15 – TBC
15:35 – Close and Drinks Reception