How do you build a food and drink brand that makes an impact (in Wales and beyond)?

Thursday  24 January  2019  4:00 PM    Thursday  24 January  2019 6:30 PM
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Last update 25/01/2019

How do you take your food & drink brand to the next level?

What are the key lessons we can learn from successful food & drink brands?

How can you differentiate your food & drink products through branding?

Which brands and products are worth protecting?

How are you preparing for Brexit, and what impacts do you forsee to your business and brand?

These are just some of the questions we will be putting to our panel at this event. this is the second event in our focus on brand and ideas in the food & drink sector.

Come along and hear a panel discussion from experts in the food & drink sector, ask your questions, and network over a drink and nibbles with the panel and other food & drink businesses.

I Want to Ride my Bike Cafe, Bar and Workshop, Cardiff

24th January 2019

4 pm – 6.30 pm

If you are a growing food & drink business (or their business advisor/support), then this is a must attend event in your calendar. Creating, developing and protecting a brand (or brands) have proving key to commercialising your venture, attracting investment, and getting your products in-front of your consumers.

The panel discussion will be facilitated by

Steve Ashworth, one of the South West’s most well known foodie faces. Judge for Taste of the West and Guild of Fine Foods, and also Chair of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership Rural and Food Group.

We are delighted to welcome the following experts to our panel:


Brad Cummings  - Tiny Rebel Brewery

Distinctive independent craft brewery popular with locals and a growing export market in over 35 countries.  Founders, Gazz and Brad, have grown Tiny Rebel into a reputable and award wining brand, punching beyond its implied stature.

Maciek Kacpryzk - FLAWSOME! (previously known as Get Wonky)

Award winning social enterprise, on a mission to create the most sustainable drink brand in Europe, by saving misshapen fruit and reducing the use of packaging and fertilizers.

James Swift - Trealy Farm Charcuterie

Established in 2005, they are recognised as the UK's leading artisan producer, combining innovation and technology with traditional methods. BBC UK Food Producer of the Year and Observer Best UK Food Producer are just two of their many awards.

Steve Sulley - Stills

Experinced brand creator

Danielle Cooksley - Abel + Imray

Highly knowledgeable and pragmatic trade mark attorney, with a keen interest in brands across the food & drink sector. Danielle represents clients with domestic and international growth ambitions.




What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Nearest car parks are NCP Dumfries Place CF10 3FN and Greyfriars Road CF10 3AD

Nearest train stations: Cathays and Cardiff Queen Street


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I Want to Ride my Bike Cafe, Bar and Workshop
26 Park Place, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
I Want to Ride my Bike Cafe, Bar and Workshop
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