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Brexit, BIM, Bouncebackability… and talking to the potwasher

evan-davis-speaking-at-the-cesa-conference-2016The CESA Conference 2016, in association with Cedabond, ENSE, and the FCSI UK & Ireland; 18 November, Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel

A pre-Conference straw poll told Evan Davis that delegates were ‘overwhelmingly optimistic’ about the economic future, despite Brexit and Trump.  “Let’s see if we can beat that out of you,” he said.  For him, the big post-referendum economic story was the slump in investment for growth – but what’s happening now may be bigger than Brexit: we may be seeing the end of globalization.  Meanwhile, the prospect of trade tariffs means we will have to get more competitive.  However, as London suffers, with its financial role moving to Europe, the economy may be rebalanced as Northern manufacturers flourish thanks to the weaker value of Sterling.

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CESA announces 2016 conference programme

Brexit and beyond; the Specification Issue; collaboration for profit; and rugby – all on the schedule for a packed day of information and networking

The CESA Conference 2016, in association with FCSI UK&I, Cedabond and ENSE,

17th & 18th November, Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel near Solihull

cesa-conference-2016-oliver-bretz-of-euclid-law-is-one-of-the-panel-examining-brexitCESA’s 2016 conference, taking place on the 17th & 18th November at Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel near Solihull, is once again bringing together a strong and diverse range of speakers from across the industry and beyond to discuss some of the most important issues currently affecting foodservice. Evan Davis from Newsnight and Dragon’s Den will be returning to facilitate the conference, which is organised in association with the FCSI UK&I, Cedabond and ENSE.

With a focus on the importance of teamwork and collaboration, the program includes a presentation and discussion of specially commissioned research relating to issues concerning specification. There will also be an important debate discussing the unfolding consequences of the EU referendum and the potential outcomes of the UK leaving the European Union.

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