The National Food and Drink Conference and Expo takes place in Citywest, Dublin on the 13th September 2017.
The Conference and Expo is the largest gathering of food professionals in Ireland and will welcome 3,000 delegates, 170 exhibitors and 200 speakers across 22 stages to discuss the emerging challenges and opportunities within the food industry.
Speakers this year include:
Vincent Carton, CEO, Manor Farm
Joe Barrett, Co-Founder, Applegreen
Alison Cowzer, Investor, Dragons Den
Brian Lee, Co-founder, Chopped
Mella Frewen, Director General, FoodDrinkEurope
Simon McKeever, CEO, Irish Exporters Association
The impact of Brexit on the Irish food industry will be a core focus this year along with stages dedicated to the growing craft beer industry, artisan foods, agri-tech, travel and tourism, forecourt's, retail and hospitality sectors.