The 2018 CESA Conference is set to be a record breaker, with over 240 foodservice professionals already booked to attend.
Keith Warren, director of CESA, commented: “There’s no doubt that the strength of this year’s speaker platform, with the focus on generating business in a disruptive market, has really struck a chord with the industry.
“Numbers are well up on 2017, and we are looking forward to a dynamic and thought-provoking conference.”
The CESA Conference is run in association with Cedabond, ENSE and the FCSI. The chair for the 2018 event is Simon Jack, the broadcaster and business presenter.
Speaker line ups including Tony Sophoclides of UK Hospitality, Paul Dickinson of Fuller, Smith & Turner, Chris Hayward of Kantar Worldpanel, Klaus Goeldenbot of Nisbets, Steve Snower of Parts Town, Alberto Zanata of Electrolux, and Lord Robert Winston, who will give the keynote speech.
The presentations will cover a wide range of subjects under the umbrella theme of ‘Evolving in a disruptive environment’. They’ll include the economy, Brexit, the future of hospitality, and food trends.
The 2018 CESA Conference takes place at the De Vere Cotswold Water Park on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 November.
A variety of booking options is available to delegates, from attendance at the Conference itself to two-day packages including both the informal dinner (14 November) and the gala dinner (15 November), as well as golf or another activity.
The event is open to all foodservice industry professionals, including equipment manufacturers, suppliers and dealers, consultants and operators. CESA members receive a discount.