Scotland Food & Drink Conference and AGM

Close up of punnets of raspberries. Produce on sale at Craigie's Farm. Crown copyright. Photographer - Barrie Williams.
Thursday 12 September 2019 - 12:00 to 19:00

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Scotland Food & Drink

This year Scotland’s Food & Drink Annual Conference looks at how building strong, consistent brands can help companies thrive, build consumer confidence and help drive sustainable, responsible growth for Scotland’s food and drink industry.

Writer and broadcaster, Nicky Marr, will be the conference host.

Sharing their learnings and brand story are: 

Sally Preston
Founder of Kiddylicious

Sally Preston, entrepreneurial mum of two, has revolutionised the baby food market globally with her award-winning baby food brands Babylicious and Kiddylicious. Sally previously worked at M&S as a food scientist for 11 years and understands the vital role that early food experiences play in a child’s development, and the effect it has on their attitudes to food for life.

Victoria Milne 
Associate Planner at the Leith Agency 

Vic is a very creative planner with over 22 years’ experience across multiple sectors. Vic has generated game changing insights and used them effectively for brands such as Mother’s Pride, AG Barr, Baxters, Strathmore, Famous Grouse, Seafish & William Jackson Food Group.

Allan Little 
Brand Controller at AG Barr

Allan has spent the past 15 years working on some of the best known brands in the UK, including Hellmann's, Pot Noodle and Sainsbury's. Now responsible for the marketing on IRN-BRU, Scotland's #1 grocery brand, he’s relishing the challenge of engaging a new generation of BRU drinkers with one of the most maverick brands in the world.

£45 for members; £180 for non-members. AGM-only attendance is free for voting members. You can buy up to 4 tickets at a time and members can also take one young employee free of charge (under 26 years of age).