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TUCO Conference 2017

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Welcome to the TUCO Annual Conference 2017

Following the fantastic TUCO Conference in 2016, hosted at the University of Exeter, we are excited to confirm the 2017 TUCO Conference will be held at the University of Nottingham, another of our member institutions, on 24th-26th July.

If you have any queries regarding the event please contact the team on 0344 571 8208

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Delegate Tours  Keynote Speakers  Programme Book your Place 
       
       
Exhibitors Travel & Venue Conference App  
 

 

 


Delegate Tours & Experiences

 We have a variety of unique experiences taking place after your arrival on Monday 24th July. You can choose from three different activities on offer:

13:00 City of Nottingham Tour
Explore our host city and its many attractions. You will have the opportunity to take in the historic Castle Rock Brewery before being led through Nottingham’s historic underground caves.

15:00 University of Nottingham Campus Tour
Take part in a tour of the University’s campus, a beautiful site that was gifted in 1928 by Sir Jesse Boot. You will see Nottingham’s key catering and bar outlets, and both front and back of house.

15:00 Chinese Cooking Demonstration from TUCO’s Authentic Chinese Recipe Book
Pick up some tips for making authentic Asian food that your international students will appreciate with our three-hour drop-in cooking demonstration. You can also get a copy of TUCO’s recipe book.

You can select which tours and experiences you would like to book onto when you receive your joining instructions at the end of June.

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Keynote Speakers

 Ella Mills – Food Blogger, Deliciously Ella

The Delicious Journey to Health, Wealth & Wellbeing
Ella writes the popular blog, Deliciously Ella, and is a champion of eating well. Ella will be showing us that natural recipes are not about diet or deprivation, but about celebrating what you can do with simple, natural ingredients.

Adam Kingl – Executive Director of Thought Leadership, London Business School
Generation Y and The Future of Your Business
Drawing on his extensive research on work and leadership paradigms, Adam joins us to talk about innovation, management, change and the future of your business.

Sir Steve Redgrave – Olympic Champion
Endurance and Overcoming Adversity
After being plagued with several serious injuries and illnesses throughout his career, five times Olympic gold medallist, Sir Steve Redgrave, will offer insight on how to battle obstacles in order to achieve.

Thomasina Miers – Co-Founder, Wahaca
Conceiving, Creating and Delivering a Branded Dining Concept
As Co-Founder of Wahaca, an award-winning chain of Mexican inspired street food restaurants, Thomasina will be talking about several aspects of her experiences in setting up a successful branded dining concept.

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Programme

 Click here to download the Conference Programme

MONDAY 24TH JULY
REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN FROM 12:00
TAKE YOUR PICK FROM OUR MONDAY TOURS & EXPERIENCES
13:00 CITY OF NOTTINGHAM TOUR
Take in the historic Castle Rock Brewery before being led through Nottingham’s historic underground caves
15:00 UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM CAMPUS TOUR
A tour of Nottingham’s key catering and bar outlets, see both front and back of house
15:00 CHINESE COOKING DEMONSTRATION FROM TUCO’S AUTHENTIC CHINESE RECIPE BOOK
 
TUESDAY 25TH JULY
08:00 REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION OPEN
09:00 OPENING
PETER HANCOCK, CONFERENCE HOST
09:05 WELCOME
DR PAUL GREATRIX, REGISTRAR, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
09:15 TUCO UPDATE
MIKE HASLIN, CEO
09:35

CHAIR’S WELCOME

MATTHEW WHITE, CHAIR

09:40

KEYNOTE: THE DELICIOUS JOURNEY TO HEALTH, WEALTH & WELLBEING
ELLA MILLS - FOOD BLOGGER, DELICIOUSLY ELLA

Ella writes the popular blog, Deliciously Ella, and is a champion of eating well. Ella will be

showing us that natural recipes are not about diet or deprivation, but about celebrating what you can do with simple, natural ingredients.

10:40 EXHIBITION AND COFFEE BREAK
11:20

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

TUCO ONLINE: The future is eProcurement

ANTHONY ECCLES, SALES DIRECTOR

TUCO Online is a revolutionary web-based eProcurement system that provides a dynamic online purchasing portal delivering improved efficiency, complete visibility, reduced costs and compliance across your entire organisation with one simple login

NEMI MILK

ANDREW HENDERSON, MANAGING DIRECTOR

DR RUSSELL MUIRHEAD, MEDICAL DIRECTOR

STEVE LEONARD, DIRECTOR

A look at Europe’s first naturally enriched milk and its health benefits for all ages

12:10 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VIEWING
13:45

KEYNOTE: GENERATION Y AND THE FUTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS

ADAM KINGL - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THOUGHT LEADERSHIP,

LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL

Drawing on his extensive research on work and leadership paradigms, Adam joins us to

talk about innovation, management, change and the future of your business.

14:45 EXHIBITION AND COFFEE BREAK
15:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

LINDA MOIR - HEAD OF CUSTOMER SERVICES,2012 LONDON OLYMPICS
Leaders and change – the culture of acustomer-focused organisation

STEPHANIE DAVIES- FOUNDER, LAUGHOLOGY
Unleashing potential with growth mindset through laughter

 

16:30 EXHIBITION VIEWING
17:00 CLOSE
19:00 TUESDAY SOCIAL DINNER
 
WEDNESDAY 26TH JULY
08:00 REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION OPEN
09:00 WELCOME BACK
09:05

KEYNOTE: ENDURANCE AND OVERCOMING ADVERSITY
SIR STEVE REDGRAVE - OLYMPIC CHAMPION

After being plagued with several serious injuries and illnesses throughout his career, five times Olympic gold medallist, Sir Steve Redgrave, will offer insight on how to battle obstacles in order to achieve.

10:00 EXHIBITION AND COFFEE BREAK
10:45

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

MARK CASSON - PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITY OF READING
Brexit, the economy and your university

DAVID TITMAN - ACCREDITATION RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
Food for the Brain – key principles and guidelines

 

11:45 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VIEWING
13:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

JOZEF YOUSSEF - FOUNDER, KITCHEN THEORY
Kitchen Theory – an exploration of gastrophysics and multi-sensory dining

JACQUI MCPEAKE & FIONA HORNE - FOOD ALLERGEN CODE OF PRACTICE
The Food Allergen Code of Practice, the next steps for you

 

14:30 EXHIBITION AND COFFEE BREAK
15:00

KEYNOTE: CONCEIVING, CREATING AND DELIVERING A BRANDED DINING CONCEPT

THOMASINA MIERS - CO-FOUNDER, WAHACA
As Co-Founder of Wahaca, an award-winning chain of Mexican inspired street food restaurants, Thomasina will be talking about several aspects of her experiences in setting up a successful branded dining concept.

16:00 TUCO AGM – MEMBERS ONLY
16:15 CONFERENCE CLOSE
19:00 DRINKS RECEPTION & GALA DINNER

*Programme subject to change

 


Book your Place

 Click here to find out more about prices and how to book your place.

The prices for this year’s event are:

• 3 Night Residential Package - £305.00
• 2 Night Residential Package - £280.00
• 1 Night Residential Package - £160.00
• 2 Day delegate - £100.00
• 1 Day delegate - £50.00
• Gala dinner only - £65.00

Our event package commences on Monday 24 July 2017 and finishes after breakfast on Thursday 27 July 2017. As a delegate you will have access to the full educational programme, networking opportunities at the evening social activities, opportunity to meet new suppliers at the conference exhibition and enjoy the Gala Dinner on the final evening.

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Travel and Venue

 VENUE:

De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre
Beeston Lane
The University of Nottingham
NG7 2RJ
0871 222 4836

We are using the Cavendish Halls of Residence a three minute walk from the conference centre and also the Orchard Hotel which is adjacent to the conference centre.


TRAVEL:
RAIL
The nearest stations are Beeston Station and Nottingham. There are over 30 direct trains that travel between St Pancras and Nottingham on a daily basis.

ROAD
For travel by car, use the following navigation coordinates (52.939101, -1.203328) and postcode (NG7 2QL) to find the conference centre. There is free parking on site.

AIR
East Midlands Airport is 14 miles from De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre via the M1 North. There is a regular Skylink Nottingham bus from the airport directed to Broad Marsh Bus Station—minutes from the hotel.

If you have any questions please call us on 0344 571 8208 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Exhibitors

 With over 15 new exhibitors, this year’s exhibition is 20% larger than in 2016, making it the largest we have had in the last few years. The exhibition will give you the opportunity to browse solutions and discover new products and concepts, and will include TUCO Partners and many framework suppliers.

We are also delighted to confirm that the Live Lounge sessions will continue this year, and the programme for these will be announced shortly.

Here’s who’s exhibiting this year:

A G BARR KFF
ADANDE REFRIGERATION KING ASIA FOODS
ADELIE FOODS LACKA FOODS
AIMIA FOODS LOCKHART CATERING EQUIPMENT
ARYZTA FOOD SOLUTIONS LOVE JOES
BAKO NORTH WESTERN LTT VENDING
BATLEYS FOODSERVICE LWC DRINKS
BEECHDEAN FOOD GROUP M&J SEAFOOD
BELLS OF LAZONBY MAJOR INTERNATIONAL
BEWLEY'S UK MARLOW FOODS LTD
BIDFOOD MATTHEW ALGIE
BIG AL’S FOODSERVICE MATTHEW CLARK WHOLESALE
BRAKES GROUP MCCAIN FOODS
BRITVIC SOFT DRINKS MCR SYSTEMS
BRITISH PREMIUM DRINKS MKN
BUNZL CATERING SUPPLIES MOLSON COORS
BUNZL LOCKHART CATERING EQUIPMENT NAIRNS OATCAKES
CAFEDIRECT NISBETS
CAFEOLOGY NIVEK CATERING SUPPLIES
CAMPUSLIFE PEARLS BUBBLE TEA
CARLSBERG UK PELICAN ROUGE
CEREAL PARTNERS PLADIS GLOBAL
CHEF IN A BOX PREMIER FOODS
CLIPPER TEAS PROPER CORNISH FOOD COMPANY
COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS RADNOR HILLS
COUNTRY CHOICE RAYNOR FOODS
DC WAREWASHING & ICEMAKING SYSTEMS REED HOSPITALITY AND LEISURE
DIVERSEY RDA
DPS TABLEWARE REFRESHMENT SYSTEMS
DR OETKER FOOD SERVICE REYNOLDS
EDEN SPRINGS ROLLOVER
ELECTROLUX PROFESSIONAL STARBUCKS
ENCO PRODUCTS STREET EATS
FOSTER REFRIGERATOR TASTY BITES
FRETWELL DOWNING HOSPITALITY TCHIBO COFFEE INTERNATIONAL
GENERAL MILLS THE ORIGINAL CURRY COMPANY
GRACE FOODS THE REAL SOUP COMPANY
GREEN GOURMET THE REAL WRAP CO
HALEWOOD INTERNATIONAL TIFFIN SANDWICHES
HANDMADE SPECIALITY PRODUCTS TIPIAK
HAVELOK TUGO FOOD SYSTEMS
HG STEPHENSONS UNILEVER
HK PROJECTS UFIT
HOBART UK UNION HAND ROASTED
HOSHIZAKI UK VITHIT
INNOCENT DRINKS WESTERN BLUEPRINT
  YOYO WALLET

 


Conference App

 Everything you need in one place. Download the conference app today.

This year’s app will enhance delegates' conference experience, giving access to a mass of information as well as allowing delegates to rate speakers, the demonstrations and seminars all in a handy to use guide. There will be no need to carry a handful of printed material around the event; the app will be easy to download and easy to use on any phone.

To download this year's app simply go to the Google Play Store or Apple Apps Store and search for TUCO Conference

 

 

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