Appetite for Growth Conference

Event to help Northern Ireland food and drink businesses grow through investment in innovation, collaboration and exports

The ‘Appetite for Growth’ conference hosted by the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) is an interactive forum for sharing insights and tips with food and drink industry leaders.

The free event takes place on Wednesday 23 September 2015 at Craigavon Civic Centre and will focus on how local food and drink companies can grow their businesses through investing in innovation and exporting.

Food and drink industry leaders

Speakers at the conference include representatives from Invest Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast, Bank of Ireland, Islay Ales Brewery, Food and Drink Exportese and Shore Capital.

The conference programme will showcase success stories from the food and drink industry and explore topics including:

  • how to improve our competitiveness through innovation and research
  • attracting skills to the food industry
  • food exporting – the dos and don’ts

Register to attend the Appetite for Growth conference