MCA events & conferences

MCA's annual programme of industry-leading events provides those working in the eating and drinking out sector with business critical insight and thought-leadership.

They bring operators, their suppliers and key players from inside and outside the industry together, and are a springboard for driving innovation and fostering rewarding commercial relationships.

If you are interested in sponsoring our events, please contact Michael Blakesley:
E: michael.blakesley@mca‑
T: 01293 610334

Next dates for your diary

Annual sell-out conference, attended by the great and the good of the casual dining industry

What is the next chapter for restaurant brands? Looking beyond the headlines on the casual dining sector, we will look at what growth looks like for a restaurant brand in 2018.

Join the conversation on 19 September with Karen Jones, Prezzo; Jon Knight, Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group; Dennis Deare, Miller & Carter; Zoe Bowley, PizzaExpress; and many more...

Looking beyond the headlines at the new landscape for branded restaurants
19 September 2018 – London


Other MCA events

The MCA Food-to-go Conference

Annual one-day event, bringing together 120+ representatives of over 80 operators, investors and suppliers to this market. Delegates get to hear from successful food-to-go operators and get insight into the trends that impact the sector. It is an unmissable day for fast food outlets, cafés, bakeries & sandwich shops, supermarkets and convenience stores, suppliers to the food-to-go market.


The MCA Tenanted Pub Company Summit

Annual afternoon conference and dinner dedicated to the tenanted and leased pub sector. The 2018 summit brought together 100+ senior executives of over 40 operators, investors and suppliers to this market, and delivered insight to help them get more clarity on the opportunities and future of this re-energised industry.


The MCA Marketing Conference

Dedicated to marketers in the eating and drinking out industry, the MCA Marketing Conference is a full-day annual event bringing together marketing experts from the 'giants' of the foodservice industry, as well as exciting emerging brands, to discuss innovative marketing ideas and the opportunities in the sector.


Retailers' Retailer Awards

Described as the "Oscars of the UK eating and drinking out industry", the Retailers' Retailer Awards reward and recognise true excellence in the eating and drinking out industry, with votes coming exclusively from senior executives within the sector.


The MCA Pub Conference

This annual full-day event provides pub operators and theirs suppliers and investors with insights from leading industry figures in the pub sector. It focuses on the trends and challenges shaping the UK pub market, as well as the factors for future success.


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