S4labour Events

2022

Come and Say Hi to the S4labour Team at Any of These Events

Propel Multi Club - 31st August

Here is the amazing speaker line-up for our summer conference and party. The evening party will feature superb food and drink, live music and networking.

Operators of multi-site companies can claim two free places by emailing Jo Charity on: jo.charity@propelinfo.com

 

SPEAKER SCHEDULE:

 9.00am-10.00am: Registration and coffee

10.00am-10.30am: CGA’s managing director UK and Ireland Jonny Jones on the key trends that have emerged from the pandemic and that will shape the sector over the coming years.

10.25am-10.50am: Zonal chief sales and marketing officer Olivia FitzGerald talks us through the latest research on how the past two years, and squeeze on spending, has impacted the consumer journey.

10.50am-11.05am: Garrett FitzGerald, founder of Butchies, talks about the journey from street food and music festival pop-ups to the roll out of the buttermilk fried chicken concept, and how it plans to standout in a highly-competitive category.

11.05am-11.20am: Steve Magnall, co-founder of Two Magpies Bakery, on developing and growing the cafe and bakery concept, and what comes next for the business dubbed “the Gail’s Bakery of East Anglia”.

11.20am-11.35am: Johnnie Tate, founder of Yard Sale Pizza, on growing a contemporary pizza business in London “villages”, operating its own delivery model, and getting ready to grow out of its comfort zone.

11.35am-11.50am: Kam Dehdashti and Jamie Hazeel, co-founders of Little Door & Co, discuss the growth of the London-based bar business and how it goes about creating and making a success of venues styled around house parties and fictional flat shares.

11.50am-12.00pm: Questions for our ones to watch

12.00pm-1.00pm: Lunch

1.00pm-1.30pm: Alasdair Murdoch, chief executive of Burger King UK, on the evolution of the QSR brand, its digital transformations, its work on sustainability, and its approach to expansion, including its new urban-box, style format and drive-thrus, and its relationship with franchisees.

1.30pm-2.00pm: Will Beckett, co-founder of Hawksmoor, talks to Mark Wingett about how the steakhouse concept became a better business over the course of the past two years, what it learnt about itself, how it now looks after its people, its growth plans, and becoming a success in the US.

2.00pm-2.30pm: Richard Colclough, managing director of Parogon Group, on the Staffordshire-based pub group’s plans to grow out of its heartland, its finder’s fee initiative, and the ethos behind the award-winning group.

2.30pm-3.00pm: Ed Devenport, co-founder of Incipio Group, discusses the concept’s USPs, how goes about transforming different and under-utilised spaces and how it picks and continually evolves its food and drink offer.

3.00pm-3.30pm: Coffee break

3.30pm-4.00pm: David McDowall, president and chief operating officer at BrewDog, talks about how the company’s new blueprint, including its profit-share scheme with bar staff, has been received and its impact on recruitment, the group’s expansion plans and remaining a force for good.

4.00pm-4.30pm: Andrew Andrea, chief executive of Marston’s talks to Mark Wingett about the challenges and opportunities of navigating the business through the crisis, where the business goes from here and his views on how the pub sector should evolve.

4.30pm-5.15pm: Panel – the future of delivery hosted by Mark Stretton, featuring Just Eat’s head of strategic accounts Kirsten Bohlke; Mario Aleppo, founder of Fireaway Pizza; Nathan Wall, chief operating officer at Tiny Cloud Kitchens; and Joe Heather, general manager at Deliverect.

Thwaites Roadshow - 13th September

More information to be annouced 

Casual Dining 2022 - 14/15th September

The only UK trade show dedicated to the casual dining sector

Casual Dining gives senior decision makers from restaurants, pubs & bars, hotels and contract caterers the unique opportunity to discover new products and trends for their business, hear keynotes from the biggest names in foodservice, and all whilst networking with a who’s who of the industry!

Casual Dining 2022 will be co-located with sister shows lunch! and Commercial Kitchen allowing buyers to see an even greater range of products and innovations.

 

Come and see us at Stand CD121

Cheers! Hospitality - 13th October

Every year we celebrate the fantastic operators that serve the hospitality industry each year.

With great food, great drinks, great entertainment, and even better company, Cheers! Hospitality introduces operators to best-in-class suppliers within the industry to help build their network.

Speak to your account manager/S4labour to get an invite to this amazing event.

Restaurant & Bar Tech Live - 19/20th October

Thousands of restaurant professionals attend Restaurant & Bar Tech Live each year. With a lineup like this one, are you surprised?

This is an incredible opportunity not only to find over 300 of the UK’s top suppliers all under one roof, but also to take advantage of free consultations and demonstrations of the products that will provide your business with that crucial competitive edge.

Keynote Speakers

Some of the industry’s most successful names will be on hand to deliver all of the hows, whats and whys, on their ascension to the forefront of the restaurant and bar sectors!

200 Additional Seminar Sessions

Our seminar sessions are specifically tailored to cover every aspect of the industry. Whether you’re a veteran or a startup, you’re guaranteed to find that piece of advice that will take you to the next level.

Connect With Our Team

Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas

Sales Director SME

Joe Cuthbert

Joe Cuthbert

Business Development Manager

Lisa Hatfield

Lisa Hatfield

Head of Sales Owner Operator

James Rowe

James Rowe

Sales Account Manager