Food & Drink Devon Workshops

Event Date: 
April, 2016

On Monday 16th May, Food & Drink Devon is holding a morning workshop to help your Devon business grow. There will be talks on a whole range of key issues including the power of PR, marketing and retail, pensions and packaging and how to win grants and funding. To secure your place on this insightful workshop, which is free for Food & Drink members, contact [email protected] before 9th May.


Grant & Funding Opportunities
Ewan McClymont
Bishop Fleming
F&DD Supporter Member
10.00am - 10.30am

Ewan McClymont, will address key issues around grants and funding – what support is available for the sector, the eligibility rules to watch out for, how to submit a successful application and how to keep up with new funding opportunities.


The Power of PR
Hayley Reynolds
RAW PR and Marketing
F&DD Director
10.35am - 11.00am

Make your brand stand out in a crowded marketplace. Understand the importance of creating the right visual impact through photography and video. Reach your target audience through all channels including the constantly evolving world of social media. 


Mike Young
F&DD Director
11.20am - 11.55am

With the government placing greater responsibility on employers to organise work placed pensions, Mike Young will explain exactly how to avoid a hefty fine and enroll your employees and pay contributions into a work based pension scheme. 


Marketing and Retail
Barbara King
The Shops at Dartington
F&DD Director
11.55am - 12.25pm

Does your product stand out on the shelf? Barbara King shares her expertise on  getting your product in to the market place! This workshop will focus on preparing to pitch your product to your customer, product competition, presentation and closing the deal.


Boxing Bad!
Tom Moore
Stephens Scown
F&DD Director
12.30pm - 1.00pm

Tom Moore, of Stephens Scown solicitors, will teach you everything you need to know about keeping your packaging on the right side of the law.


Delegates are invited to stay for a light lunch and more informal discussions of the morning's topics.

Key Details for Workshop

Date  Mon 16th May

Time 9.45am - 1.00pm
Followed by lunch

Reed Hall

Members free
Non-members £30 inc VAT

To book your place or if you have any queries please contact Ali Neagle on 07789 666064 or [email protected]  by 9th May 2016.


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