Diverse range of speakers at Warwickshire Food & Drink educational programme

John Conod from the Purity Brewing Company will be among guest speakers as part of the educational programme at the Warwickshire Food & Drink Event on Wednesday 22nd November at the Warwickshire Golf & Country Club.

All aspects of the county's vibrant Food and Drink sector will be covered at the event which has been organised by Warwickshire County Council, in partnership with Shakespeare’s England, as part of the inaugural two-week Coventry & Warwickshire Business Festival.

And part of the event is an educational programme which will include talks a range of speakers including Mr Conod and Dr Rosemary Collier from the University of Warwick.

Mr Conod will deliver an insight into the passion, planning and principles that have turned the Purity Brewing Co, a small farm-based brewery, into a national success story. He will demonstrate how over the last 12 years Purity has grown from a two-person enterprise delivering direct to good local pubs to a regional brewer with 50 employees.

Also speaking during the event will be Dr Rosemary Collier from the University of Warwick. Food is one of the University of Warwick's Global Research Priorities (GRP) and Dr Collier will consider the research and debate on issues of food production and supply.

Other speakers will be Richard Biggs, managing director of The Farm, who will share his views on the future of bricks and mortar retail, whilst Jeremy Eaton from Vital Marketing will discuss how marketing trends and topics can help businesses to flourish.

With other sessions from Russell Allen of Aubrey Allen, Neil Williams from the British Beer & Pub Association, the Department for International Trade and Industry Training Leaders IGD, the educational programme is one of the key highlights of the event which is free to attend for buyers.

Registration is free to trade and there is a nominal charge for suppliers who wish to attend, alongside an exhibitor package. For more information, please visit: www.warwick-food-drink.co.uk or telephone Laura Taviner on 01926 418004.

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