Restaurant Marketer & Innovator Conference – Day 1

Restaurant Marketer & innovator Heading

16th January 2019, One Moorgate Place, London  EC2R 6EA

Tickets for the two-day conference are £575 for operators and £845 for suppliers.
Operators can book either day for the single day rate of £330.
Group ticket packages are available when purchasing three tickets or more.

To book, or for further information please contact either:
Anne Steele on  01444 817 691 ~


***Speaker Schedule***


8.30 – 09.15: REGISTRATION


INSIGHT MC: James Hacon



Looking back at 2018
James Hacon, Managing Director at Think Hospitality shares the
campaigns and  innovations that raised from the past year.

Eating & drinking out decision making
Blake Gladman, Insight Director at KAM Media presents an exclusive insight report developed with THINK Hospitality for Restaurant Marketer & Innovator on how customers are making decisions around where to eat or drink out.

The growth of personalisation 
Kamila Sitwell, Founder at Divine Eating Out shares the key takeout of her new book ‘Bespoke’ about the importance of creating a personal experience in hospitality.

Reducing our impact on the planet 
Richard Dickinson, Head of Partnerships at Carbon Free Dining shares how our sector impacts the planet through its activities and some of the great initiatives being developed to overcome this impact.






Retail is in the detail
Jon Knight, Chief Executive of Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group shares his top tips of how to drive sales at a site level from his impressive career managing and franchising major brands including M&S, House of Fraser, American Apparel & SuperDry.

Reflecting on the start-up journey
Chris Miller, Founder of the White Rabbit Fund talks to four concept founders about their entrepreneurial journey, the challenges they’ve faced, how they went about recognizing a gap in the market and effectively marketed their business from launch.
James Hennerby, Rosslyn Coffee
Yasmine Larizadeh, The Good Life Eatery
Rik Campbell, Kricket
Loui Blake, Kalifornia Kitchen 

Getting adventurous with launch marketing 
Simon Allison, Head of Marketing at Inception Group takes us on a journey to discover how they have built excitement and anticipation through creative launch marketing of the roll-out of the Mr Foggs concept.

Sneaking past security
Craig Melvin, Founder of Lunar Lemon talks local marketing, knowing your draw and shares his top tips on how to get past security boots at big corporates to form relationships.





Developing winning brands 
Heleri Rande talks to four respected concept developers and owners about how to created concepts that customers love and will stand out from the crowd.
Anders Houmann, Partner, Victor Group (Copenhagen, Denmark)
John Rigos, CEO, Aurify Brands (New York, USA)
Martti Siimann, CEO, NOA Restaurant Group (Tallinn, Estonia)
Jonathan Sharp, Hilton (London, UK)

Refreshing a brand for growth
Vineeta Anuj, Head of Marketing at Abokado shares the results of the rebrand project.

Designing with Instagramability in Mind
Zahra Khan, Founder at Feya & Hannah Clark, Account Director of Me:Mo Interactive talk about creating and launching a restaurant with Instagramability in mind.





Future leaders panel
Kate Nicholls, CEO of UK Hospitality meets four future leaders and discusses what they see as the future for marketing in the sector and what they are looking for in their careers.
Anthony Knight, Managing Director, Elliotts
Claire Small, Senior Commercial Manager, SSP
Giles Denning, Brand Manager, Be At One
Stacey Plaine, Senior F&B Marketing Manager, Marriott International

Project Spotlight: 1889 Fast Fine Pizza
Ben Calleja, Co-Founder, Fast Fine Restaurant Group introduces their 1889 Fast Fine Pizza, a Swedish-based concept developed to be disruptive, pioneering creation of a new segment, fearlessly combining fast, fine and affordable.

Restaurant of the Future
A new industry panel comes together to define the future of eating and drinking out. The think tank will be locked down during the day to debate and create a vision to present back on stage.
Angela Malik, Strategy Director THINK Hospitality
Russell Danks, Marketing & Strategy Director, Punch
Storm Fagan, Head of Product Development, JustEat
David Helbraun, Founder at All Day Industries (New York)
Emma Underwood, Partner, The TMRW Project
Kamilla Seidler, The Expedition (Bolivia)

Closing Remarks
James Hacon

Schweppes G&T Reception


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