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Shout All About It! - Marketing and PR Workshop for Food and Drink Producers

The Food and Drink Forum, Southglade Food Park, Nottingham

Thursday, 19 September 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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Shout All About It! - Marketing and PR Workshop for Food and Drink Producers

This fully funded event is for food and drink manufacturers based in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and South East Midlands (determined by post code), who are interested in developing skills and ideas for further promoting their business and the products they produce ensuring they receive increased recognition and to maximise their exposure and increase sales.

The day will be made up of key note sessions, workshops, interactive demonstrations and a tasting opportunity, set in the fabulous and inspiring setting of the School of Artisan Food and accompanied as always with an amazing lunch.

This is a full day of activity which will leave you with a range of skills to help you move your business forward and the ability to shout all about the amazing things you do and produce.


The outline agenda for the day is as follows, but confirmation and further information will be provided after you book your space!

Key Note Speakers

  • Matt Wright Food - Writer – Great Food Club
  • Helen Tarver – Writer and Food Blogger
  • Veena Josh – Co Founder of Curry on Cooking and Former BBC TV/Radio Journalist       
  • John Farrand Great Taste Awards - Guild of Fine Food 

Workshop choices available on the day (choice of 1): 

Workshop (choice of 1)        

  1. Marketing Collateral – How to make marketing materials work for you.
  2. Media Training - Small business and start ups often feel PR and press coverage is out of their reach are at a loss as to how to go about getting press coverage. Learn how to write a killer press release, tips on how to prep, control and conduct interviews. Veena Josh is an award winning broadcast journalist, working for BBC radio and TV as a news and current affairs producer and director for 20 years. She gave up a full time job at the BBC to run Curry on Cooking with her sister selling prepacked curry kits and running cookery retreats in Spain and the UK.
  3. Digital Marketing - How to use Instagram stories to successfully promote your business

Case Studies

  • Marketing and Design - Jess Barnett – The Treat Kitchen
  • Working in Collaboration – Claire Monk - Welbeck Brewery
  • Great Taste Award – Judging Experience – Jade Vendone – Ugly Bread Bakery


Panel Discussion

  • How awards can benefit your business?
    • Guild of Fine Food
    • Ugly Bread Bakery
    • The Treat Kitchen
    • Welbeck Brewery
    • Packknack- Janet Shipton

Tasting Session

  • Cheese and Beer Tasting



Lunch will be provided on the day by the School of Artisan Food, if you wish to provide a sample of your products for the buffet table at lunch, please complete the section on the booking form. This is a great way of showcasing and promoting your products to other producers.


Event Details

Title: Shout All About It!

No. of Places available: 75

Cost: Fully funded for all eligible food and drink producers (criteria in registration details

Please note..... non-attendance and/or cancellation within 24 hours of the event will be charged at £15.00 per head to cover the cost of refreshments that have been pre-ordered.


Venue: School of Artisan Food, Lower Motor Yard, Welbeck S80 3LR

Timings: 8.45 am. – 4.00 p.m.

Refreshments: Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided

The conference is fully funded by the ERDF FEAST2 Funds

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this funded course, you must meet the small business eligibility criteria, set out in the booking form.

You must employ less than 250 employees

Be a manufacturer of food or drink products

Have a manufacturing base in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire or South East Midlands

If your postcode is outside of the area, please make contact with the to discuss further. 


Do you have questions about Shout All About It! - Marketing and PR Workshop for Food and Drink Producers? Contact The Food and Drink Forum, Southglade Food Park, Nottingham

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School of Artisan Food
Lower Motor Yard
S80 3LR Welbeck
United Kingdom

Thursday, 19 September 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 (BST)

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