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1 June 2017

FDF announces partner charity for Food and Drink Industry Dinner

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The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced that the designated charity of its Food and Drink Industry Dinner is WorKingOptions in Education. The programme helps young people in this country fulfill their potential and consider employment opportunities in the food, drink, and retail industry.

The networking event on Monday 12 June 2017 will attract more than 500 attendees from across the food and drink sector. Becky O'Brien, who is best known for her performance on Britain's Got Talent, will perform in support of the British Forces Foundation.

The event will also feature guest speaker Steve Richards, TV presenter and political columnist, and be hosted by FDF President Gavin Darby, CEO of Premier Foods. The headline sponsors for the event are Walker Morris and NFU Mutual, with additional sponsors Kerry Taste & Nutrition, Food Matters Live, and Birds Eye.

Registration for the event closes on Tuesday 6th June. To register for the event please visit the FDF website.

Event details:

When: Monday 12 June, from 18:00
Where: London Hilton Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE
Price: FDF Member £275, table of ten £2,500. Non Member £325, table of ten £2,950.(All prices exclude VAT).
Register online

Ian Wright CBE, Director General of the Food and Drink Federation, said:
“The Food and Drink Industry Dinner brings together the leaders of our industry. This year's dinner comes just days after the nation delivers its verdict in the General Election and it will be the industry's first chance to consider the implications and impact of that vote.”

More information

Contact Skye Oudemans, Corporate Affairs Division, at: skye.oudemans@fdf.org.uk, or 02074207120.

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