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TUCO Conference

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This year the TUCO Conference comes to the University of York, a city steeped in history and in chocolate!

Taking place from 29th-31st July 2019, the theme of this year’s event is Driving Commercial Success. Universities rely on their in-house catering services to provide a surplus for continual investment, yet the catering outlets and bars on campus must also offer great value, choice and innovation. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers that will help you achieve just that. They include keynote speakers, more intimate breakout sessions and we will also hear from the voices of our members who will share their commercial successes.

York has some of the very best transport connections, allowing TUCO members from all across the UK to make it to this year’s TUCO Conference. What’s more, we’re reducing the price! Places are just £295 +VAT this year for a full three-night package including all meals, refreshments, accommodation and your conference place. That’s £20 cheaper than 2018!

Come to the TUCO Conference and enjoy three days of networking with members and suppliers to the industry. We’ve got a packed agenda of keynotes, breakouts, a huge conference exhibition and evening entertainment. All helping you to drive commercial success in your institution.

 

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Exhibitors Travel & Venue Programme

 

 


Delegate Tours & Experiences

We have a variety of unique experiences taking place after your arrival on Monday 29th July. You can choose from three different activities on offer:

13:00 YORKSHIRE HEART VINEYARD & BREWERY TOUR
The Yorkshire Heart Vineyard has been established since 2000.  Our experience begins with a tour of the brewery to learn how the craft beers are made from the brewery team; including the all-important tasting of some of their craft beers. Next, we will head to the award-winning vineyard to enjoy a guided tour, finished off with a wine tasting and some light snacks.

13:00 YORKSHIRE FOOD FINDERS TOUR
Whet your appetite of all things Yorkshire with the Food Finders Tour.  This guided tour has its first stop in Malton, for a light lunch at a cookery school. Then your knowledgeable guides will take you to three further amazing food and drink establishments, before returning to campus.

15:00 YORK CAMPUS TOUR
A popular one with colleagues - the team at the University of York has a wide range of outlets to share with you, alongside in-depth information on how they developed each outlet.  The tour begins with an afternoon tea and an overview of their hospitality strategy from Jon Greenwood, Director of Commercial Services

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Keynote Speakers

Lord Stewart Wood
THE NEXT PHRASE OF BREXIT: TRANSITION, TREATIES & THE IMPACT ON HE IN THE UK

Previously senior special advisor to both the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown (2001-2010) & Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband (2010-2015).

Justin King CBE
PUTTING CUSTOMERS AND COLLEAGUES AT THE HEART OF EVERYTHING YOU DO
Former CEO of J Sainsbury for a decade, and at the time, Justin was one of the youngest CEOs in FTSE 100 history. Now, he is vice-chair of private equity firm Terra Firma.

Brad Burton
HOW YOUR SUCCESS OR FAILURE IS DEFINED BY YOUR ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS
One of the UK’s most motivational speakers who regularly speaks to global organisations will be teaching people how they can make better and faster decisions.

KD Adamson
AN APETITE FOR THE FUTURE
An inspirational keynote speaker, writer and presenter offering a visionary perspective on how the impact different aspects will transform our lives in years ahead.

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Programme

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MONDAY 29TH JULY

REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN FROM 12:00

TAKE YOUR PICK FROM OUR MONDAY TOURS & EXPERIENCES

13:00 YORKSHIRE HEART VINEYARD & BREWERY TOUR

13:00 YORKSHIRE FOOD FINDERS TOUR

15:00

YORK CAMPUS TOUR

19:00 MONDAY SOCIAL DINNER: MARDI GRAS!

 
TUESDAY 30TH JULY

08:00 REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION OPEN

09:00 CONFERENCE OPENING
STEFAN GATES, CONFERENCE HOST

09:05 WELCOME
JOAN CONCANNON, DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AFFAIS, UNIVERSITY OF YORK

09:20 CHAIRS WELCOME
MATTHEW WHITE, CHAIR

09:35 TUCO UPDATE
MIKE HASLIN, CEO

09:40

KEYNOTE: THE NEXT PHASE OF BREXIT: TRANSITION, TREATIES & THE IMPACT ON HE IN THE UK

LORD STEWART WOOD
Previously senior special advisor to both the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown (2001-2010) & Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband (2010-2015).

10:40 EXHIBITION VIEWING AND REFRESHMENTS

11:20

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

SUSTAINABILITY AT THE HEART OF COMMERCIAL SUCCESS
David Russell, Russell Partnership

OR

SUCCESS IN BRINGING FOOD TO THE MASSES
Zoe Adjonyoh, Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen

12:10 EXHIBITION VIEWING AND LUNCH

13:00 SPECIAL PRESENTATION: The story of the Moving Mountains Burger
Presented by Ecozone in the Exhibition Breakout Room

13:45

KEYNOTE: PUTTING CUSTOMERS AND COLLEAGUES AT THE HEAR OF COMMERCIAL SUCCESS

Justin King CBE
Former CEO of J Sainsbury for a decade, and at the time, Justin was one of the youngest CEOs in FTSE 100 history. Now, he is vice-chair of private equity firm Terra Firma.

14:45 EXHIBITION VIEWING AND REFRESHMENTS

15:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

HOSPITALITY – SUCCEEDING IN A CHALLENGING MARKET
Chris Miller, CEO, White Rabbit Fund

OR

A WORLD-WIDE INTERNET SENSATION; DEVELOPING AND LAUNCHING THE YORKPUD™ WRAP

Wayne Chadwick, York Roast

16:30 CLOSE

16:30 TUCO POWER HOUR

19:00 TUESDAY SOCIAL DINNER - REVOLUTION YORK

 
WEDNESDAY 31ST JULY

08:00 REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION OPEN

09:00 WELCOME BACK

09:05

KEYNOTE: HOW YOUR SUCCESS OR FAILURE IS DEFINED BY YOUR ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS

Brad Burton, Entrepreneur
One of the UK’s most motivational speakers who regularly speaks to global organisations will be teaching people how they can make better and faster decisions.

10:00 EXHIBITION VIEWING AND REFRESHMENTS

10:45

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE

COST SAVINGS WITH SUSTAINABILITY
Jae Mather, Co-founder & Director of Carbon Free Group

OR

NOT ALL ABOUT SUPERFOODS – IT’S ABOUT EATING BETTER

James Wong, Writer & Broadcaster

 

11:45 EXHIBITION VIEWING AND LUNCH

13:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: YOUR CHOICE


PALM OIL – HOW TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS

Judith Murdoch  Efeca

OR


MEMBERS TALKS - STORIES OF SUCCESS

Alison Shedlock, Head Of Hospitality, University Of Manchester
And
Michaela Booth, Catering Operations Manager, University Of Huddersfield

14:30 REFRESHMENTS

15:00

KEYNOTE: AN APPETITE FOR THE FUTURE
KD ADAMSON, FUTURIST

An inspirational keynote speaker, writer and presenter offering a visionary perspective on how the impact different aspects will transform our lives in years ahead.

16:00 TUCO AGM

16:15 CONFERENCE CLOSE

19:00 DRINKS RECEPTION & GALA DINNER

*Programme subject to change

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Travel and Venue

 VENUE:

University of York
York Sports Centre
Newton Way
Heslington
York
YO10 5DE

TRAVEL:
Please use the most sustainable method of transport available to you when travelling to conference:

  • By rail, York main line station is 2 miles from campus
  • By bus, the campus is well served with a variety of bus routes
  • By car, use the postcode YO10 5DE for your sat nav

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

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 have many new exhibitors for 2019 too!

Here’s who’s exhibiting this year:

A G BARR

LWC DRINKS

ADELIE FOODS

M&J SEAFOOD

AIMIA FOODS

MAIDAID

AJINOMOTO FOODS

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL

ALEXANDRA

MATTHEW ALGIE

ALLIANCE DISPOSABLES

MATTHEW CLARK

BAKO NORTH WESTERN

MCCAIN FOODS

BASECAMP BREWS

MCR SYSTEMS

BESTWAY WHOLESALE

MEIKO

BEWLEYS TEA & COFFEE

MKN

BIDFOOD

MOLSON COORS

BRAKES

MONSTER ENERGY

BRITA VIVREAU

NEW YORK BAKERY

BRITISH PREMIUM MEATS

NISBETS

BRITVIC SOFT DRINKS

NIVEK CATERING SUPPLIES

BUNZL CATERING SUPPLIES

PLADIS GLOBAL

CAFEDIRECT

PREMIER FOODS

CAFEOLOGY LTD

RADNOR HILLS

CARLSBERG UK

RATIONAL

CEREAL PARTNERS UK

REFRESHMENT SYSTEMS

CLEARLY DRINKS

RESTAURANT DESIGN ASSOCIATES

COCA-COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS

RH HALL

COFRESH SNACK FOODS

SNOWSHOCK

DAWN FOODS LTD

SOHO SANDWICH COMPANY

DIVERSEY

STARBUCKS COFFEE

DR OETKER PROFESSIONAL

STEPHENSONS

DR WILLS'S

STREET EATS FOODS

ECOZONE LTD MOVING MOUNTAINS

SUBTV

ELECTROLUX PROFESSIONAL

SUBWAY

FRESH FAYRE

TCHIBO COFFEE INTERNATIONAL

FRETWELL DOWNING HOSPITALITY

THE ONE BRAND

FUNNYBONES FOODSERVICE

THE REAL WRAP CO

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THE VENDING PEOPLE

GINSTERS

TIFFIN SANDWICHES

HANDMADE SPECIALITY PRODUCTS

TIPIAK

HK PROJECTS

TOASTY PRODUCTS

HOBART

TRAK SYSTEMS

HOSHIZAKI

TRUE REFRIGERATION

INNOCENT DRINKS

TUCO

JANES BEVERAGES

TUGO FOOD SYSTEMS

KARA FOODSERVICE

UNILEVER FOOD SOLUTIONS

KEEPCUP

UPFIELD FOODS

KEPAK

VEGETARIAN EXPRESS

KFF

VIMTO

KIND SNACKS

WILLIAMS REFRIGERATION

KITCHEQUIP

YEARSLEY GROUP

KRAFT HEINZ

YOUNG'S SEAFOOD

LINDA MCCARTNEY

ZORBA FOODS

LOVE JOES

 

 

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Book your Place

 

The prices for this year’s event are:

• 3 Night Residential Package - £295
• 2 Night Residential Package - £255
• 1 Night Residential Package - £165
• 2 Day delegate - £100
• 1 Day delegate - £50
• Gala dinner only - £65

All prices are excluding VAT.

Our event package commences on Monday 29 July 2019 and finishes after breakfast on Thursday 1 August 2019. 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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