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Campari Group – Gold Sponsor

Campari Group is a major player in the global spirits industry, with a portfolio of over 50 premium and super premium brands, spreading across Global, Regional and Local priorities. Global Priorities, the Group’s key focus, include Aperol, Appleton Estate, Campari, SKYY, Wild Turkey and Grand Marnier. The Group was founded in 1860 and today is the sixth-largest player worldwide in the premium spirits industry. It has a global distribution reach, trading in over 190 nations around the world with leading positions in Europe and the Americas. The Group’s growth strategy aims to combine organic growth through strong brand building and external growth via selective acquisitions of brands and businesses.

Decanter – Gold Sponsor

Decanter is the world’s leading wine media brand with a total monthly organic reach in excess of 2 million via their print, digital and social channels.
Engaging with wine lovers in over 100 countries around the globe, Decanter provides authoritative content, independent advice and inspirational events. It is also the home of the world’s largest wine competition – the Decanter World Wine Awards.

Moet Hennessy UKSilver Sponsor

Moët Hennessy UK Ltd, is the largest luxury Wines & Spirits company in the UK.  Its unrivalled portfolio includes champagne brands Dom Pérignon, Krug, Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart.  The spirits portfolio includes Hennessy Cognac, Glenmorangie and Ardbeg single malt whiskies, Belvedere vodka and still wines Cloudy Bay and Cheval des Andes.

DeliverooSilver Sponsor

At Deliveroo, they are on a mission to transform the way the world eats by making food more convenient and accessible. They want to be the platform that people turn to whenever they think about food, and operate under the belief that food has the power to bring people together into community. Since 2013 they have obsessed over every detail of how to create the best online food content and delivery experience, becoming experts in how to make their marketplace work seamlessly. They strive to invite as many people to their table as possible because there will always be room.

Caterer.Com – Silver Sponsor is the industry’s hiring partner, matching the right people with the right jobs.’s teams, technology and solutions help businesses reach the right hospitality people with their jobs and brand messaging. From job ads and candidate profiles, to video interviewing, plus search and match tools unlike any other, is built to find the right hospitality hires for future business success.

DesignMyNight Bronze Sponsor

DesignMyNight, part of The Access Group, was founded in 2010 by two University friends and has taken off to become one of the most loved discovery and booking resources on the market, bringing in over 3.9 million monthly users across the UK, Ireland and APAC. DesignMyNight has a suite of leading B2B sister softwares; Access Collins is a booking and enquiry management solution, which processed over 14.3 million bookings across 8,500 clients in 2022; Access Tonic is a free to use event ticketing software and Access Soda is a voucher software built for the hospitality industry. DesignMyNight also has an in-house Venue Finding service that is free to use.

OpenTable Bronze Sponsor

OpenTable is a global leader in restaurant tech with a network of more than 55K restaurants across 110 countries, from fine dining and neighbourhood favourites to multi-location restaurants. Globally, OpenTable connects more than 1.5 billion people with restaurants every year.

OpenTable helps restaurants attract new guests, run smooth operations, drive diner loyalty and diversify revenue streams, and helps diners discover and book the best dining experiences for their needs. The platform’s insights also drive business results, from improving operational efficiencies like turn times to optimising marketing spend, enabling restaurants to run their most successful business yet.

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Bronze Sponsor

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is one of the leading consumer goods companies in the world. They make, move and sell some the world’s most loved brands – serving 600 million consumers and helping 1.75 million customers across 29 countries grow. They combine the strength and scale of a large, multi-national business with an expert, local knowledge of the customers they serve and communities they support. 98% of all their brands which are sold in Great Britain are made in one of our 5 GB factories.


Umbrella Training Bronze Sponsor

Founded in 2012 by Adele Oxberry FIH, the company works with hotels, restaurants, foodservice businesses and many corporate services organisations across the UK. Since its inception, Umbrella Training has supported the recruitment, development and progression of more than 4,500 apprentices. Umbrella Training works collaboratively with learner and employer partners to deliver quality, and consistent training to apprentices. In 2020, Umbrella Training was named the winner of the Princess Royal Training Award for its commitment to continued development of its team.The company is also recognised as a ‘Good’ provider by Ofsted with ‘outstanding features’. It is also one of the leading providers for the ESFA* in the UK.

WSET School London Award Sponsor

WSET School London is the UK’s largest wine, spirits and sake school – and the flagship provider of Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications. Established in 1969, we have over 50 years of experience providing inspiring and trustworthy drinks education that is accessible to everyone.  Students can take the full range of WSET qualifications at our Bermondsey Street location, as well as online. We also host an exciting programme of tastings and talks for all levels of knowledge. We’re proud to count many of the drinks world’s most respected names amongst our alumni.

Wray & Nephew – Drinks Sponsor

Whether in a flask, bottle or a handful of miniatures, Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum has rippled into living rooms, dancehalls, community centres and bars, as basslines boomed, and memories were made. Remaining bold and authentic – the black, green, and gold heritage has remained undiluted. Wray & Nephew features subtle notes of pineapple and banana; it is a full strength, versatile and flavourful white rum that is full of character. Wray & Nephew adds flavour and depth to premium cocktails. Only half the measure (25ml) adds twice the flavour. 

BELU – Drinks Sponsor

Belu is a drinks business that puts people and the environment first.

Launched in 2007, Belu’s purpose is to change the way the world sees water. In pursuit of this purpose, Belu invests all of its profits into saving carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere, implementing a circular economy and bringing clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene to everyone, everywhere. So far, over £5.2 million has been invested in transforming lives worldwide through their impact partner, WaterAid. Belu is committed to delivering incredible drinks, whilst giving the conscious consumer the choice to build a better world through their buying decisions.


Hallgarten & Novum Wines – Drinks Sponsor

Hallgarten is one of the UK’s leading specialist wine merchants, with over 90 years of experience importing wines from producers around the world, supplying the premium On and Off Trade. In 2018, the business achieved the ISO 14001 accreditation for its dedication to minimising its environmental impact, as well as successfully meet all criteria to attain Investors in People accreditation. 

Eko Brewery– Drinks Sponsor

Founded by Anthony and Helena in 2018, Eko Brewery aims to produce unique tasting beers. During a 12 months secondment to America in 2013, Anthony and Helena were inspired by the micro brewery scene in the US and set out to create their own unique beer. Their research led them to discover traditional African brewing techniques and recipes. The result is a selection of enjoyable and authentic craft beers.

Crazy Gin – Drinks Sponsor

Born from a drunken Friday night conversation, Crazy Gin represents a fusion of British and Indian heritages. Aptly named ‘Crazy’ for daring to create something never made before, in 2016, the brand launched ‘The World’s First Clear Lassi Gin,’ inspired by the founder’s Punjabi roots. In 2022, they introduced their aromatic Punjabi Chai Gin, inspired by their grandmother’s cherished recipe for the perfect cup of Indian tea. Crazy Gin skillfully blends scientific precision with boundless imaGINation to create uniquely flavour-packed gins that are celebrated for their smooth and luxurious mouthfeel. Created to excite and awaken your taste buds, every sip of Crazy Gin, tells a story of heritage, innovation, and passion.

Tarsier Spirit – Drinks Sponsor

Tarsier Spirit Ltd produces spirits at their Greater Manchester distillery inspired by our travels around Southeast Asia, with conservation at their core. They have committed 10% of profits to conservation projects that helps to save the tarsier primates from extinction and protect their habitat. The guiding principle in everything they do is to immerse consumers in Southeast Asia’s authentic flavours, experiences and culture, filling a gap in the global spirits market where Southeast Asia is under-represented. 


Slinger – Associate Sponsor

As seen in The Times, Slinger is a job platform that is revolutionising the hiring process in hospitality. Currently Slinger offers the fairest pay and the easiest way to get hospitality work in the UK, owed due to its commitment to paying the UK’s Real Living Wage, and the lack of traditional friction to signing up on the platform: outdated CVs are replaced with video and creative written submissions.

Persian Hospitality Network – Associate Sponsor

The Persian Hospitality Network is a not-for-profit organisation developed to raise awareness and understanding of Persian people and brands, celebrate their achievements, and create a collective voice by bringing everyone together. It is a platform created for Persian people to profile their activities and create a hub of information for non-Persians to be able to access and enjoy.


ESEAEats – Associate Sponsor

ESEAEats is an East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) movement launched in 2020 to show strength and pride of East and Southeast Asian culture, identity, and heritage through food and using the #ESEAEats. 
The annual celebration is hosted by Asian Leadership Collective, a social enterprise business championing ESEA leaders in their workplace.


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