Off the back of the success of the first digital MA500 in May, the Morning Advertiser will be hosting a special edition of the MA500 conference on Thursday 16 July, as pubs begin to reopen and adapt to the changed marketplace.
This one-off special will be jam-packed with top businesses, including UKHospitality, Inception Group, and The Deltic Group, outlining the challenges they have and are continuing to face while highlighting how they plan to tackle them. We will also hear from city centre-based operators on the trials and tribulations of businesses in these high-density areas, including the impact of the public being discouraged from using public transport.
Industry Overview with Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive, UK Hospitality
Charlie Gilkes, Co-Founder, Inception Group
Luke Knowles, Strategy and Development Director, Beds and Bars
Martin Wolstencroft, MD, Arc Inspirations
Peter Marks, Chief Executive, The Deltic Group
Sacha Lord, Night-time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester & Co-Creator of Parklife Festival and The Warehouse Project
Tobias Jackson, Co-Founder & Operations Director, Adventure Bar Group
Luke joined Beds and Bars, the 21 strong pan-European bar and backpacker hostel operators, in 2014. His initial role was in international operations, looking after the France, Germany, and Spain regions.
Martin made a great impact when starting his career with Whitbread after graduating from Leeds University. Starting out as their youngest manager and being promoted rapidly through key operations and marketing roles. In 2000 Martin opened the...
Kate Nicholls is CEO of UKHospitality, the powerful voice representing the hospitality sector, having previously worked as CEO and strategic affairs director of the Association of Licensed Multiple retailers (ALMR).
Co-Founder & Operations Director, Adventure Bar Group
Tobias Jackson is one of the co-Founders of the ten-strong Adventure Bar Group. Started by four friends 15 years ago, they boast some of the most fun and instagrammable venues in London including Waterloo rooftop Bar Elba, Blame Gloria, The...