Food and Drink Conference 2018 – Beyond Brexit: Future-proofing food and drink in Scotland

September 4 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Food and drink is a phenomenal Scottish success story, with aspirations to double in size to a £30 billion industry by 2030.

But is it ready for the challenges ahead, as Brexit looms nearer and nearer?

The sector has built its success on high quality, innovation and the ability to tell a compelling global story about the land of food and drink.

So how can it deliver success beyond Brexit – by securing the talent, funding and markets to guarantee continued growth domestically and on the global stage?

Hear from some of the industry’s most influential and inspiring figures about future-proofing a sector which is worth £15 billion annually to Scotland and employs around 120,000 people directly. And find out how to future-proof your own business against the bumps in the road ahead.

Confirmed speakers include:

Karen Betts
Chief Executive, Scotch Whisky Association

Julie Hesketh-Laird
Chief Executive, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation

Roz Cuschieri
Chair, Emily Crisps

Petra Wetzel
Founder, West Brewery

Jim McLaren
Chair, Quality Meat Scotland

Andrew Niven
Strategic Market Intelligence Manager, Scotland Food and Drink

Video presentation by James Withers
CEO, Scotland Food and Drink

Eleanor Coates
Director, Trade Marks, Murgitroyd

Stephen Jardine
Taste Communications (Chair)


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