Wednesday 9th November 2022

15.00 – 17.00  Annual General Meeting (FEA Members only)
20.00 Informal networking dinner

Thursday 10th November 2022

08.30 Registration; coffee and exhibition viewing            
09.30  Welcome, Paul Anderson, FEA Chairman
09.35 Introduction to the day, Nina Warhurst, BBC Breakfast Show business and consumer presenter
09.45 Economic Update - Seamus Nevin, Chief Economist, Make UK

Speaker TBC, IGD – Future of OOH market
Matt White, PSC100 Group – How is Public Sector coping with economic pressures
Charles Wood, Deputy Director, Energy UK – State and future of the energy market

11.30 Coffee & Exhibition

Managing Connectivity


Connectivity in Foodservice

13.15 Lunch & Exhibition
The afternoon sessions will focus on recruitment issues and bridging the skills shortage gap

Bridging the gap - Joy Burnford, My Confidence Matters
Developing women in the foodservice workplace and how FEA can support this by changing hearts and minds on recruitment and utilisation of staff in a different way?


Improving diversity and inclusivity – panel session chaired by Joy Burnford
What does diversity and inclusion mean for the workplace?

Alex Waring from Foxton Budd
Emma Causer and Holly Addison from Plan B Mentoring
Lorraine Copes from BI Hospitality

15.30 Coffee Break
16.00 Follow up on energy /net zero session from 2021 Conference - details TBC

Closing keynote address: Nina Warhurst, BBC Breakfast Show business and consumer presenter

17.15 - 17.30 Closing remarks, Paul Anderson, FEA chair
19.30 Drinks reception
20.00 Gala Dinner & Awards

NB: Timings and content subject to change