FDEA Network Forum 2017

  • 13 Dec 2017
  • 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


Taking Your Brand to the World.
13 December 2017, One Great George Street, Westminster, London 

Keynote speaker confirmed as the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

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

In these uncertain and changing times, it has never been more important to focus on building international sales as part of your growth and risk management strategy. Understanding global consumers, current UK export challenges and how to protect your brand are essential pillars of any export plan so we are delighted to offer you a unique opportunity to fast-track your knowledge at our Taking your Brand to the World event on 13th December 2017.  

Come and join industry experts, your peers and a team of professional advisers to learn, debate and exchange ideas under one roof.....and get ahead of your competitors!



  • Amanda Brown, Kantar Worldpanel.  Global Consumer Insights in food and drink
  • Adam Draper, Tyrrell's Crisps - learn how this major UK brand has built its international business
  • Claire Jackson, Eat Natural - insights on building brand trust in exports
  • Richard Newton-Jones, Snowdonia Cheese, Case study from this Welsh dairy producer with strong sales in world markets.
  • Lee Hemmings, Belvoir Fruit Farms - building a speciality UK brand in the USA
  • Ian Wright, Food & Drink Federation - The challenges facing UK exporters.
  • Antoaneta Becker - China Britain Business Council - Positioning a brand in China through E-commerc
  • Nicola Thomas, Food & Drink Exportese - A multi-channel approach to exporting your brand
  • Ed Carstairs, GJE - Gill Jennings & Every LLP - Protecting Your brand in world markets
  • Michael Bennett - Pelican Communications - Promoting your brand in world markets
Insightful case studies -  Learn from their experiences across world markets. Ask questions of these experienced brands and build on your knowledge in our interactive Q&A session.

Meet with service providers from FDEA's large pool of professional associate partners able to offer advice from legal to labelling, contract packers 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.

One for the road - end of day drinks reception sponsored by GJE

Timetable of day (subject to change)
0930-1030- Registration and networking 
1030-1300 - Morning presentations
1300-1350 - Networking Lunch
1350-1600 - Afternoon presentations & case studies
1600-1630 - One for the Road - networking drinks sponsored by GJE

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