Sponsor profiles

Alix Partners
AlixPartners has worked with clients around the world for nearly 40 years, helping businesses respond to challenges when everything is on the line–from urgent performance improvement to complex restructuring, from risk mitigation to accelerated transformation.
Our leisure practice has consistently delivered outstanding results for clients. Our transactional experience covers business disposals, acquisitions, fund raisings and debt advisory mandates. While our operational specialists have advised on cost optimisations, sales growth, lean operations, strategic advisory and international expansion.
The way we work–with our clients, as well as each other–is as much a part of who we are as what we actually do. It’s what makes us different–and the partner of choice for some of the world’s most successful as well as some of the most challenged companies, when it really matters. www.alixpartners.com

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP provides integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.
We take an industry-led approach to working with clients and our dedicated restaurants and bars team are entrenched in the sector, boasting strong relationships in the market and a depth of industry expertise. We provide strategic and tailored advice whether in relation to audit, tax or advisory services and work together to ensure the best outcome for our clients.

Chapman Ventilation
A family-run business since 1967, Chapman Ventilation is one of the leading heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors for the UK, Europe and UAE restaurant and hospitality industry. We hand over in excess of 180 restaurant projects every year for clients such as Five Guys, GBK and Nando’s. Our job doesn’t end at hand over, we have a dedicated maintenance team of engineers, project managers and call handlers available 24/7 specialising in both reactive maintenance and planned service arrangements tailored to each client’s specific needs. www.chapmanventilation.co.uk

Charles Russell Speechlys
Charles Russell Speechlys is a legal firm headquartered in London with offices across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Food & Beverage is a key sector to our firm. Our team of specialists can help your brand seize commercial opportunities, succeed in new markets and attract generations of new consumers.
We are proud to offer a one-stop shop covering all your legal requirements including:
• Branding and Strategy
• Talent and People
• Reputation Management
• Bricks and Mortar
• Expansion and Diversification
• Data Protection
• Product Liability and Allergens
• Supply Chain
• Intellectual Property
• Digital and Advertising.
Walking a few miles in your shoes gives us a shared perspective and the ability to help you stay in front.

Diversey & Zenith Hygiene Group Group

The new Diversey and Zenith Hygiene Group is the UK and Ireland’s largest integrated manufacturer and supplier of cleaning and hygiene solutions. Formed in April 2018, the new group builds on decades of shared expertise and experience to offer total solutions for customers of all sizes and sectors. These are based on its extensive portfolio of chemicals, cleaning tools, floor care machines, hygiene paper, and related services.

Molson Coors
Molson Coors Brewing Company is the third-largest brewer in the world, with a strong presence in three of the world’s largest markets; US, Canada, Europe accompanied by Molson Coors International presence in nearly 80 countries. We have a diverse portfolio of owned and partner brands, including Coors Light, Miller, Staropramen and Carling.
In the UK & Ireland, Molson Coors has over 2,000 employees and breweries in Burton upon Trent, Tadcaster, Burtonwood, Sharp’s in Cornwall and Franciscan Well in Cork, Ireland. It has a portfolio that includes Carling, Coors Light, Staropramen, Cobra, Doom Bar, Rekorderlig, Aspall, Bavaria and many more.

Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits with sales of €9,182m in 2018/2019. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008).
Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Pernod Ricard UK has identified the following key priority brands in the UK market: Absolut, Jameson, Chivas, The Glenlivet, Plymouth Gin, Monkey 47, Malibu, Perrier-Jouët, Kahlúa, Beefeater, Campo Viejo, Lillet, Brancott Estate, Olmeca, Havana Club, Martell, Aberlour, Jacob’s Creek, Lamb’s, Ballantine’s, G.H. Mumm and Wyborowa. Pernod Ricard UK is a member of The Portman Group promoting responsible drinking.
For latest news and information: Website – www.pernod-ricard-uk.com / Twitter – @pernodricarduk

Red Bull
Red Bull
Inspired by functional drinks from the Far East, Dietrich Mateschitz founded Red Bull in the mid 1980’s. He created the formula of Red Bull Energy Drink and developed the unique marketing concept of Red Bull. Today Red Bull is available in 171 countries and over 68 billion cans of Red Bull have been consumed so far. www.redbull.com

Uber Eats

Uber Eats
Uber Eats is an on-demand food delivery app and website that helps bring millions of people around the world the food they want, at the tap of a button. In UKI, we partner with over 18,000 restaurants in more than 200 cities and towns to offer meals for every taste and occasion. From specialty local favourites to everyday national brand names, Uber Eats offers millions of dishes while maintaining an average delivery time under 30 minutes. We believe that Uber Eats has grown to be the largest meal delivery platform in the world outside of China based on gross bookings.