Through speakers, breakout sessions and panel discussions, the conference aims to transform the way in which hospitality industry professionals attract customers, run their businesses and set themselves apart from the competition.
Adrian Cummins, CEO of the RAI explains: “Our objective for this inaugural event is to provide restauranteurs and hospitality business owners with the tools, ideas and networking opportunities that they will need to future proof their business."
“Examining recent trends in technology which are forming the future of the hospitality industry, the Global Hospitality Tech Summit 2018 will marry innovation and expertise through the dedicated forum, with the latest hospitality and tourism technology start-ups from Ireland and further afield exhibiting.”
In another first, Food & Bev Live has also partnered with leading independent wholesale company, Stonehouse, to hold its annual trade event at the Expo. Taking place on 6th February in the Lakes Suite at Citywest, the trade event will see Stonehouse’s White Hat brand and product portfolio take centre stage.
These complementary additions complete the solid line-up of features and exhibitors that Food & Bev Live is already highly regarded for. From the Irish Cocktail Championships and Irish Barista Championships to Euro-Toques Ireland Live Stage, Chef Ireland Culinary Competitions 2018 and the Contract Caterers’ Culinary Challenge, Food & Bev Live is set to be a vibrant show, that’s created for the industry, by the industry.
Chairman of IFSA, John Cunningham adds “Capitalising on a revitalised Foodservice sector and playing home to a vast portfolio of national skill competitions, demonstrations, new technologies and conversation; Food & Bev Live will be a two-day shop window for ‘the best of’ within our industry, from skills to products, services and innovation."
“Demonstrating the appetite for an annual industry event, we’re thrilled to welcome the support of many industry bodies to the show. For the first-time, the Restaurants Association of Ireland will be hosting the Global Hospitality Tech Summit at the event and the Stonehouse trade expo is joining us, giving visitors even more reason to attend Food & Bev Live!”
Thousands of visitors from the food, hospitality and technology sectors are expected to attend Food & Bev Live. Created to offer visitors innovative ideas, new products, technology and the business advice that will help to grow business in the year ahead, Food & Bev Live is taking place on 6th and 7th February 2018 at the Citywest Events Centre, Dublin.
Further information can be located at: www.FoodandBev.ie and information on the Global Hospitality Tech Summit can be found at www.hospitalitytechsummit.ie
For further information on Food & Bev Live 2018, please contact Niamh Kenny, Show Manager on 01 846 0020 or firstname.lastname@example.org