The Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo

9 & 10 NOV 2021


Theatre 9

Check out our incredible speakers. Keep your eyes peeled for our 2021 line-up!

    • Tuesday


      11.00 - 11.30

      Sam Walker
      Biopak UK

      Compostable Packaging and its Role in a Circular Economy

      A discussion around the ongoing issues with conventional plastic recycling.  The role compostable products can play in the creation of a truly circular economy and the barriers that need to be overcome to reach this goal.


      11.45 - 12.15

      Gary Jacobs
      Eazitax Limited

      Threats & Solutions - Worker Status and Tax (The Accountants View)

      Eazitax is an accountancy practice that specialises in the Gig economy. We Service and support both business owners and their self-employed workers. Gary will have some ''best advice'' for everybody, from start-ups to large companies, looking at threats and how to protect yourself from them. From tax advice, trading models and good business practice, too asking ''what is the Gig economy'' and how do we thrive within it.


      12.30 - 13.00

      Mohamed Chahin

      Virtual restaurant brands - the hottest innovation you're missing out on

      Why do market leaders like Uber and Deliveroo heavily invest into virtual restaurant brands? And how can you secure a piece of the pie? Questions Mohamed will answer while taking the audience through eatclever´s journey to one of the most innovative and leading virtual brand operators in Europe. Join him when he shares the story of how they solved everyday challenges restaurateurs face when scaling their takeaway business.


      13.15 - 13.45

      Jonathan Knott

      Insights 2020 - The Inside Story of Eating Out

      Disruptive technology, hostile trading conditions, healthier eating, home deliveries… Just some of the changes affecting restaurants right now – including many established high street names. But how widespread are these effects? What does this mean for individual businesses and how could they benefit? Paymentsense will guide you through the key insights from their comprehensive study into consumer attitudes & dining habits and highlight how technology can maximise the chances of success.


      14.00 - 14.30

      Guy Chiswick

      GDPR Compliant Communication Solutions for your Frontline Workforce

      Come and here how we help McDonalds, Dominos, Intercontinental Hotels and 350 other organisations to reach and engage their frontline employees. Featuring a client case study and Q&A, you’ll be able to see how Speakap can help you secure your communication channels, improve on-boarding, productivity, employee turnover, and engagement.


      14.45 - 15.15

      Gareth ONeill
      Environmental Products & Services Ltd

      Grease Management Certification and Product Performance

      grease management industry requires correct product performance testing and certification to reduce fats, oils and grease discharge to the public sewer to reduce fatbergs and drain line blockages.


      15.30 - 16.00

      John Brooks

      Give Power, Get Engagement: How to Leverage the Need for Power and Connectivity to Attract Footfall and Drive In-store Engagement

      Customers are more connected than ever. 9 out 10 people suffer from the fear of losing power on their mobile device, but only a few carry a cable with them. Imagine your customers not only being able to charge their phones at tables but also receive your latest offers, check-in at table and place an order directly from their mobile phone. The wireless charging revolution is here.