The Montgomery Group Series - Past Events


Preparing Your Staff for Reopening

Hospitality Jobs UK have invited a panel of experts to discuss and understand how businesses plan to rebuild their framework and manage staffing requirements for the months ahead. The panel will discuss welcoming furloughed staff back to work, upstaffing, training, workforce safety and business flexibility from multiple sectors of the industry.

Dawn Redman, Founder & Director, Hospitality Jobs UK; Jill Scarchard, HR People Director, Oakman Inns; Tim Foster, Head of Being Awesome, Yummy Pubs; Nicole Strong, People Planning Manager, Almarose Hotels & Resorts



Be the Needle in a Haystack - How to Standout to Employers

.Following the Government announcement lifting restrictions, the hospitality industry will need to re-staff quickly. Join us for this live webinar to hear from industry leaders about what employers are looking for and how to shine in an interview.

James Ellis-Smith, Director, One Avenue Recruitment Limited & Mark Morris, Founder, The Staff Canteen



Hospitality Industry Re-Opening, Government Support Update & Live Q&A

Join UKHospitality's Chief Executive, Kate Nicholls for re-opening guidance and the latest update on government support for the hospitality industry. This is your opportunity to ask any questions you may have as you prepare your business for re-opening.

Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive, UKHospitality


Smart and Sustainable Foodservice Equipment

Smart and Sustainable Foodservice Equipment: Ask the Experts

.Join the Foodservice Equipment Association's Chief Executive, Keith Warren, for an open panel discussion on smart and sustainable foodservice equipment. Keith will be joined by the chairs of the FEA's Beverage, Cooking, Food Waste and Fats Oils and Grease, Refrigeration, Service and Spare Parts, Ventilation, and Warewashing product group forums, providing you with expert insight on their relevant fields.

Keith Warren, Chief Executive, Foodservice Equipment Association



Future Food: A Year in Review

After a year of tracking trends through consumer research, what’s happened in the times of coronavirus? Tune into this webinar to find out about trends, customer behavioural shifts and what you should watch out for in 2021.

Charles Banks, Co Founder, thefoodpeople; Kelly Dowson, Managing Director, Good Sense Research



Independent Hotel Show Summit 

Tune into this live event with multiple sessions and speakers from topics on recovery plans for the future of the hotel indiustry to trends around the world.

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Low & No 2021: The Customer Perspective

In January 2020, KAM Media launched a research study into the low & no drinking trend and how customer attitudes are driving it's rapid growth. Tune into their webinar to recieve the full research report and to hear the latetst  insights and expert opinion. 



A New Beginning - Post Pandemic Insights for Out of Home

Join Fiona Speakman, Client Director, CGA Strategy for a look at how the Out of Home landscape has changed throughout the pandemic and what this means for consumers and operators in the new norm. Insights into how to adapt and change to meet the expectations of consumers and what is required to survive in an increasingly changing market.     

Fiona Speakman, Client Director, CGA Strategy



The Rise of Veganuary - It's Time to Get Involved

Hear from industry figureheads, inspiring operators and pioneer retailers as they share their experience supporting veganuary and the opportunities available when taking the vegan pledge

Louisianna Waring, Insight & Commercial Policy Officer, Vegan Society; Matthew Glover, Co-Founder, Veganuary; Scott McCulloch, Co-Founder & CEO, TheVegankind; Steven Mangleshot, Global Executive Chef & Brand Ambassador, Wagamamas; Rik Roberts, General Manager, Plant Heads


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Social Media Trends for 2021

Social media specialist Alison Battisby and founder of Avocado Social will take us through the top trends to look out for in social media marketing in 2021 and how to apply them to your hospitality business.

Alison Battisby, Social Media Consultant, Avocado Social



Top 10 Trends 21/22 in Food & Drink

Join Charles Banks, Co Founder of thefoodpeople as he takes you through their hot & rising trends for 2021 and beyond.

Charles Banks, Co Founder, thefoodpeople


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