Glee exhibition announces catering line-up

Glee's catering zone on 14-16 September at Birmingham NEC will feature artisan suppliers in a 'farmers market' as well as six speakers.

Glee catering zone
Glee catering zone

Topics up for discussion include seasonal events and marketing strategies to attract customers year-round, how garden centres can win the coffee shop ‘wars’, attracting younger customers to your on-site catering, supply chain efficiency and much more.

Speakers will include Helen MacDonald, owner of Merryhatton Garden Centre, Iain Wylie, Chief Executive of The Garden Centre Association, Tracey Fletcher, owner of Kitchen Garden, Will Armitage, MD of Armitages Garden and Home, Helen Pyttlik, garden centre manager, Bicester Avenue Garden Centre, and John Williams, director of Blue Cap Coffee (Lavazza).
Exhibitors include Cafeology, Belvoir Fruit Farms, GMS Expresso, Vision Commercial Kitchens, Bon Bon (Wholesale) Ltd, English Garden Tea, eXpresso Plus, Horti Catering Equipment, Moonshine Drinks, NBTY Europe, The Victorian Kitchen, Tudor Tea & Coffee and UCC Coffee.

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