FDMB Live - Food & Drink Means Business

FDMB Live - Food & Drink Means Business

FDMB Live - Food & Drink Means Business

Date: 27/09/2019

Address: Crooklands, Milnthorpe LA7 7NU, UK

Hosted by: Paul and Dawn Caunce

Friday September 27th 2019 from 8.00am - 4.00pm 
FDMB Live is the event for food and drink start ups and ambitious food and drink entrepreneurs.
An intimate and relaxed day of networking, workshops, expert speakers, meet the supplier at the FDMB Trade Exhibition and speak with Bidfood representatives at the 'Bidfood drop in zone' about how foodservice distribution could work for your food and drink business. 
An absolute must attend event if you are serious about taking your food and drink business to the next level and beyond.
Please note: Day delegate ticket sales are only available to food and drink producers, retailers and those working in the hospitality industry (chefs etc).
All delegates on the day will receive a complimentary paperback copy, courtesy of Cartmell Shepherd of The Winning Mix, by Claire Brumby.
If you are a supplier to the food and drink sector and are interested in exhibiting, please contact the event organiser for more information. 
Running order (timings are approximate and may alter) 
Please note - The 'Bidfood drop in zone' and trade suppliers exhibition are open all day!
8am – 9.30am Coffee and Registration

9.40am - 10am Andy Pearson, Bidfood - How the foodservice distribution model could help your food and drink brand

10am – 10.45am My Start Up Story 1  - Claire Brumby, Founder, Scrubbys Crisps and The Foodpreneur Coach

11am – 11.30am Rend Platings, CEO, Sugarwise -  Successful marketing of food and drink products to sugar-conscious consumers

11.30am - 12 noon - My Start up Story 2  - Guest Speaker to be announced

1.00pm  - 4pm Workshops and Discussions - 

* How to build a food and drink brand that makes an impact (panel discussion led by Abel & Imray)

* Making Instagram work for your foodie business - Morgana Loze - Doyle, Coffee Work Sleep Repeat 

* Taking on Your First Employee - Joanne Stronach, Head of Employment and HR at Cartmell Shepherd

* Focus and Clarity = Sanity  - Claire Brumby, The Foodpreneur Coach 

* The Software Conundrum and how to avoid the costly mistakes that scale up food and beverage businesses make - Diane Harvey, Signum Software Solutions

* A beginners guide to R&D Tax Credits (are you eligible to claim up to 230% of your actual R&D costs)  - Ilyas Patel,

* First Steps to Exporting - Department for International Trade (DIT) 

* Recipe Development for the Low Sugar Market - Lee Attwood, Fabric-Food 

* Insurance - Gary Clifton, Partner, NFU Mutual (Preston Agency)

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