One of our great strengths is our programme of workshops, seminars and formal events. These are excellent opportunities to network, exchange information and share best practice.

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Featured Event:  FDF Convention 2019

FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members
14 May 2019 9:00am start
The National Gallery, London
The Convention tackles the big issues affecting our industry. Brexit; retailer consolidation; packaging consistently top polls as opportunities or threats for our sector. Keynote: International Trade Minister Graham Stuart MP
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Webinar: Brexit – Latest Update

Webinar: Brexit – Latest Update

FDF Event  Free Event
25 March 2019 9:30am - 10:30am

FDF Chief Executive Ian Wright will set out how he views the options at this critical stage and how food and drink manufacturers need to continue to prepare.

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Webinar -The Pulp & Paper Value Chain: A General Introduction

Webinar -The Pulp & Paper Value Chain: A General Introduction

FDF Event  Free Event
25 March 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The webinar will explain how companies can join the initiative or another value chain initiative for food packaging safety.

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Regulation Voice Live webinar with Gazprom Energy

Regulation Voice Live webinar with Gazprom Energy

FDF Event
26 March 2019 2:00pm start

Join the Gazprom Energy regulatory team for Regulation Voice Live – our exclusive energy regulation webinar on 26 March (14:00 – 15:00 GMT).

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Webinar: Weather to Shop

Webinar: Weather to Shop

FDF Event  Free Event
1 April 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm

Most food and drink enterprises will acknowledge a weather dependency. Many will have these built into their business models. If that is not the case, where do you start? If you have analytics, are you using your models to their full potential?

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London Immigration breakfast briefing 2019

London Immigration breakfast briefing 2019

FDF Event
2 April 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Shepherd and Wedderburn, London

Join Shepherd and Wedderburn for a special immigration-focused briefing to discuss the consequences of Brexit for staffing issues and how best to protect your EU staff.

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Webinar: Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) explained

Webinar: Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) explained

FDF Event  Free Event
2 April 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm

This webinar will start by giving some background to solar PV and the potential to install solar PV here in the UK through a PPA in a post-subsidy world.

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Biobased Materials Used in Food Contact Applications Workshop

Biobased Materials Used in Food Contact Applications Workshop

FDF Event
11 April 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm

With the negative press surrounding the use of plastics and their damaging impact on the environment there is once again an increased impetus to develop new materials.

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FDF meeting to discuss the Defra and HMT packaging consultations

FDF meeting to discuss the Defra and HMT packaging consultations

FDF Event  Free Event Invitation Only
11 April 2019 10:00am - 3:00pm
FDF offices

FDF meeting to discuss the Defra and HMT packaging consultations.

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Doing Business in the USA marketplace seminar

Doing Business in the USA marketplace seminar

FDF Event
24 April 2019 8:30am - 2:30pm
RSM, Edinburgh

Attend RSM's event to learn more about the support available for companies considering trade with America.

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Introduction / refresher course to Environmental law

Introduction / refresher course to Environmental law

FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members
29 April 2019 10:00am start
FDF, 6th Floor, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2SL

A one-day course providing an awareness of all major environmental laws which typically impact food and drink manufacturers, how to effectively manage compliance, and an awareness of forthcoming changes to legislation including the implications of Brexit.

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Breakfast Briefing: ABB Ability™ Understanding power and digital transformation

Breakfast Briefing: ABB Ability™ Understanding power and digital transformation

FDF Event  Free Event
2 May 2019 8:00am - 10:00am
Milton Keynes

Join us for a demonstration on the benefits of ABB Ability -EDCS (Electrical Distribution Control System) to the F&B Industry. You will hear from Atif Saleri – Market Development Manager for ABB Ability and Mazin Abdalla –Technical & Design Promotion Specialist for ABB Ability.

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Webinar: Raising finance to scale your food and drink business

Webinar: Raising finance to scale your food and drink business

FDF Event  Free Event
13 May 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm

Understand where your company sits in the funding landscape.

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FDF Convention 2019

FDF Convention 2019

FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members
14 May 2019 9:00am start
The National Gallery, London

The Convention tackles the big issues affecting our industry. Brexit; retailer consolidation; packaging consistently top polls as opportunities or threats for our sector. Keynote: International Trade Minister Graham Stuart MP

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From Environmental Management to Sustainability training course

From Environmental Management to Sustainability training course

FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members
16 May 2019 10:00am start
FDF, 6th Floor, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2SL

Traditionally, environmental management for many organisations has focused heavily on operational issues such as energy, waste and resource efficiency, legal compliance and pollution prevention.

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Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) Training

Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) Training

Training course
22 May 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm
FDF, 10 Bloomsbury Way

The aim of this course is to understand it and keep up-to-date with its implications and how these can make a difference in your Retailer relationships.

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Future Leaders Drinks Reception

Future Leaders Drinks Reception

FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members
19 June 2019 6:00pm - 1:00am
Victorian Bath House, Bishopsgate, London

Save the date! Our inaugural reception to celebrate the talents and achievements of the industry's future leaders. Enjoy an evening of networking and hear from influential guest speakers.

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Grow your business

Grow your business

FDF Event  30% discount for FDF Members
26 June 2019 9:30am - 4:00pm
FDF, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London

If you are a new company just starting up in food and drink, or an established company looking to increase your potential, this event is essential for you!

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New 1 Day Export Training Workshop:  Building A High Performance Overseas Distributor and Agent Network

New 1 Day Export Training Workshop: Building A High Performance Overseas Distributor and Agent Network

Event
3 April 2019
The Space Centre, Kings Cross, London

Successful UK food and drink exporters agree that building a network of high-performing overseas distributors and agents is key to sustainable and profitable export growth, but...

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IFST Spring Conference 2019 (SC19): 'Nutritional Science over Gut Feel'

IFST Spring Conference 2019 (SC19): 'Nutritional Science over Gut Feel'

Event
4 April 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm
Elgar Concert Hall

IFST's 2019 Spring Conference (SC19) focusses on the subject of nutrition.

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