We love innovation here at TasteWant especially in the food and drink industry, therefore we’re happy to share the latest press release from the Takeaway Innovation Expo happening on 27th & 28th September 2016 in London. We highly recommend you attend, there is a wide range of events on the day, check out the latest press release about this awesome foodie event:
Since the last Takeaway Innovation Expo took place the show has become even bigger in size, so we need to tell you all about the changes we’ve made ahead of the next edition, taking place at ExCeL London on the 27th and 28th September 2016.
First of all, we’ve given the exhibition a new look and feel. Now known as the Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo, the website has had a complete overhaul, making information and content easier to find than ever before.
From July onwards the all-new Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo Newsletter will be available. Including all the latest show updates, developments, exhibitor & speaker information, blogs, press releases, exclusive show offers and industry news, you can subscribe to the quarterly Newsletter on here.
Now onto September’s show. Alongside its 150 expert speakers, 300 leading suppliers, workshops, panel sessions, are four amazing new features that take the show’s interactivity, education, and innovation to a new level. These features are:
The Drinks Zone, which will be home to some of the most cutting edge and inspiring concepts and developments in drinks products and supplies; The Delivery Zone, an area dedicated to delivery that includes suppliers of the transport to get your food to the hungry customer and the packaging to keep it safe in the process; The Cooking Theatre, which provides live demonstrations of the numerous tools, equipment, and devices on show; and The Food Talk Radio Show, which aims to promote the work of food tech in the UK and publicise growing trends in the food sector.
Plus, Networking opportunities with over 5,000 professionals. The show is renowned for providing unparalleled networking opportunities for takeaway and restaurant owners and investors, and this year’s event offers you the greatest opportunity yet to make those vital new connections throughout the industry.
Over both days of the show, you will be provided with a networking platform that’s unparalleled in scope, diversity, and opportunities to build new relationships with industry professionals from all over Europe, as well as developing your professional knowledge, passing on your own industry insight, and securing a business spark that only networking can provide.
And the Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards recognise the food profession’s most progressive innovators. Across four awards, each nominee is behind a product or service that is breaking boundaries in the food sector.
Our nominees will compete within their categories to make the best pitch of the session and earn the title of ”Innovator”, with the winner being announced at the end of each session. It`s a great opportunity for our nominees to boast to our judges why they are the most innovative, but our Innovations Awards are also a fantastic spectator event. Every pitch is made in front of a live audience and with the stakes so high, it makes for an exciting spectacle. Not only is it an entertaining break from the bustle of the show floor, but our Innovation Awards is also a unique opportunity for the audience to pick up tips for when they’re ready to step up and change the industry.
Aside from these exciting new additions and features, you can also expect to find the show’s usual line up of fantastic industry authorities and innovators, who will provide you with the chance to hear how the biggest brands in the country keep growing and achieving. From the likes of:
• Graham Corfield: MD of JUST EAT. Be recognize and ensure success
• Ajmal Mushtaq: Mushtaq Restaurants. UK’s leading authority on restaurants and takeaways. How to boost your takeaway profit
• Mark McCulloch: WE ARE Spectacular. 15 years’ experience in brand, marketing, digital, social and PR
• Andrew Emmerson: Hotcha. How to build a national takeaway chain
• Griff Holland: Friska.
This year sees the introduction of two brand new sister shows: Restaurant Tech Live, which presents the technological products and services transforming the dining experience, and the Restaurant Design show, which is aimed at the current and future trends in restaurant, bar, and café interior design. There’s also the return of Street Food Live, the show for street food vendors looking to start or grow their business.
The Takeaway & Restaurant Innovation Expo will appear at ExCeL London on the 27th & 28th of September 2016. For more information on the show and how you can get your free tickets, visit www.takeawayexpo.co.uk