2019 agenda to be confirmed shortly

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.

2018 Agenda


09.00 – Arrival, tea, coffee & registration

10.00 – Welcome address, Jill Livesey, MD, MCA & HIM Insight

10.10 – Challenging Times: Unconventional Thinking *Panel* led by Simon Stenning, MCA Insight


  • Ben Forbes, Marketing Director, Essential Cuisine
  • Nicola Mills, Foodservice Marketing Director, EBS Group
  • Morgane Thouvenel, Head of B2B Marketing, Leatham’s
  • Katy Watts, On-trade Category Manager, Britvic

10.50 – Martin Williams, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, M Restaurants

Standing out in a crowded space

11.10 – Elit Rowland, Trade Communications & Social Media , JJ Foodservice

How to wrap a cat


11.50 – Nisha Katona, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Mowgli (with Q&A led by Simon Stenning, MCA)

Building a brand

12.15 – Foodspark trends: Tom Lee hosting a panel of Development Chefs about bring together marketing & innovations

12.40 – Kamila Sitwell, Founder, Kolibri Drinks

Influencer Marketing for launch of a new product

13.00 – LUNCH

14.00 – Marketing on a shoestring *Panel* led by Finn Scott-Delaney, MCA Insight


  • Finn Scott-Delaney, News Editor, MCA Insight
  • Carl Morris, Co-founder & Director, Yard & Coop
  • Brittney Bean, Co-founder, Motherclucker
  • Liam O’Keefe, Brand Director, Bleecker Burger

14.40 – Mike Bell, 59 Club

Commercialising The Customer Journey

15.00 – Josh Ford, Client Services Director, MCA Insight

Marketing to the changing consumer trends

15.20 – Anna Fenten, Head of Brand, Searcys

Taking 170-year-old brand forward

15.40 – Chloe Combi, Co-founder, ZED

Generational Futureproofing

16.00 Close & drink reception