The Restaurant Conference 2011, Thursday 03 November

October 26, 2011

DCL’s Alice Keown will be briefing The Restaurant Conference on the UK’s current most exciting food and beverage concepts, on 3 November. This is a must-attend annual event for business leaders wanting to tackle the key issues in the eating out market.

Organised by M&C Report, and sponsored by Davis Coffer Lyons, this event will centre around the major issues affecting the sector, with a focus on key topics shaping the market.

As ever this year’s programme is tailor-made to deliver maximum business benefit, insight and inspiration.

We’ve brought together a panel of distinguished speakers including:

VAT-reduction campaigner Jacques Borel on his fight to reduce VAT for the UK’s hospitality industry.

A panel of leading investors (including Barclays, Bowmark and Phoenix) discussing their attitudes to the restaurant sector

Alice Keown, Associate Director, Development Leasing, Davis Coffer Lyons

Tim Hall on secrets behind the rise of POD

Darren Tristano of leading research company Technomic on US restaurant trends

Paul Campbell of Hill Capital, backer of Hawksmoor and Tortilla, on the pros and cons of investing in new concepts

Google’s Russ Cohn on what the future holds for marketing online.

A discussion panel on the challenge of digital marketing including the top marketeers from Pizza Express and Tragus.

Simon Wilkinson on the rebirth of La Tasca

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For tickets call Helena Merrell on 01293 610403