FDEA Network Forum 2016

  • 14 Dec 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • One Great George Street, Westminster, London


  • Register with the email address linked to your FDEA membership to access this rate.
  • Delegate Rate for FDEA Premium Member - 20% discount for additional places
  • Day delegate rate
  • Registration code required
Onwards & Upwards Post Brexit
14 December 2016


A day of insights and inspiring export advice to help you review and build on your export strategy in the post-Brexit World.

Widely recognised as the food and drink exporting event of the year, book your place at this one day event and benefit from  presentations and contacts to enhance your knowledge and experience of food and drink export markets.

Opening Address by the Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

The Opportunity -  Routes to Market - Case Studies 

Trends and opportunities - where should you focus your export effort?  Consumer and market insights from our research experts including Pippa Bailey, Ipsos Mori and Angela Coleshill from the Food & Drink Federation.

Jim Walker CBE, Walkers Shortbread. One of the UK's most successful exporters shares his thoughts on the future for exporters.

Learn from David O'Neill, European Sales & Marketing Association (ESMA) - insights from their leading distributor members.

Westminster and Whitehall: Update on Brexit negotiations and its impact on food and drink companies  - from John Arnold, Northern & Universal

Hear from  successful UK exporters and learn from their experiences   Speakers confirmed to date including:

  • Adam Buckley, Premier Foods focusing on Mr Kipling sales in Australia
  • Laurence Harris, Daioni, a Welsh organic milk company tackling the challenging markets of India and China.
  • Business as usual for Clipper Tea - a Wessanen UK brand  - Michael Evans - the UK's first Fairtrade tea brand now available across the World.
  • Ben Greensmith, Propercorn - one of the fastest-growing snacks in the UK, now sold in 10 European countries
Meet with service providers from FDEA's large pool of professional associate partners able to offer advice from legal to labelling, kosher to credit risk and much more

Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.

Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.

Timetable of day (subject to change)
0930-1030- Registration and networking 
1030-1230 - Morning presentations
1230-1330 - Networking Lunch
1330-1530 - Afternoon presentations
1530-1630 - One for the Road - networking

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